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Langner, Midlred Crowe*

See also Mildred Crowe Langner's Oral History Summary


MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Past Presidents' Council, chair, 1969-1973
  • MLA/NLM Liaison Committee, chair, 1967-1968
  • Subcommittee on the Central Office, chair, 1967-1968
  • Past President, 1967-1968
  • President, 1966-1967
  • Vice-President/President Elect, 1965-1966
  • 1967 National Convention Committee, chair 1966-1967
  • Committee on Committees, chair, 1965-1968
  • MLA Board of Directors, 1965-1969
  • Nominating Committee, elected member, 1965-1966, 1971-1972
  • Ida and George Eliot Prize Award Committee, chair, 1961-1964
  • Editor, Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, 1957 - 1961
  • 1958 Annual Meeting Convention Committee, Committee on Refresher Courses, chair, 1957-1958
  • Murray Gottlieb Prize Essay Committee, chair, 1957-1963
  • Publication Committee, chair, 1961-1963
  • MLA Secretary, 1948-1949
  • Southern Chapter
    • Convention Committee, chair, 1951-1963
    • Conference Program, chair, 1951-1953

Honors and Awards

  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
  • 100 Most Notable, 1998
  • Fellow, 1978
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 1976
  • Medical Library Association (MLA) Medical Library Intern, Medical School Library, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1945
  • Southern Chapter, Honorary Life Member
  • Listed in Who's Who of American Women
  • Listed in Who's Who in the South and Southwest
  • Listed in Who's Who in Library Service

Publications (5 representative)

Articles published in the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association or Journal of the Medical Library Association are available via PubMed Central

  • Langner MC. User and User Services in Science Libraries: 1945-1965 Libr Trends. 1974 Jul; 23(1):7-30.
  • Langner MC. The National Library of Medicine's Services: Initial Observations on Indexing, Interlibrary Loan, and Reference. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1967 Jan; 55(1): 31-37. 
  • Langner MC. Public Relations. In: Handbook of Medical Library Practice, 2nd ed. Edited by Janet Doe and Mary Louise Marshall. Chicago: American Library Association, 1956.
  • Langner MC, Proceedings editor, First International Congress on Medical Librarianship London, July 20-25, 1953.
  • Crowe MR. An introduction to preparation and writing of articles for medical journals. Jefferson-Hillman Medical Bulletin. 1950 Apr; 4: 60-98.


  • Director, University of Miami, School of Medicine Library, Miami, FL, 1963-1979
  • Associate Professor of Medical Bibliography, University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, 1963-1979
  • Chief, Reference Services Division, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD, 1961-1962
  • Director, School of Medicine Library, University of Miami, Miami, FL, 1955-1962
  • Director, Medical College Library, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 1945-1955
  • Librarian, Chattanooga Medical Society, Chattanooga, TN, 1940-1944
  • Head, Cataloging and Acquisitions Librarian, Chattanooga Public Library, Chattanooga, TN, 1933-1940

MLA published statements about the fellow


(Birth 1911; Death 2003)

Submitted by Diane McKenzie

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