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Love, Erika*

See also Erika Love's Oral History Summary


MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Library Research Section, Chair, 1987–1988
  • AAHSLD/MLA Joint Task Force to Develop Guidelines for Academic Health Sciences Libraries, Chair, 1983–1987
  • Nominating Committee, Elected Member, 1985–1986
  • Research Committee, Chair, 1980–1982
  • MLA President, 1978–1979
  • Board of Directors, Member, 1974–1977
  • Joint Committee on Hospital Libraries, Council of National Library Associations, Representative, 1959–1962
  • Chapter Council, Member, 1981–1983
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Chair, 1970–1971
  • Midwest Regional Group, Executive Board, Member, 1959–1962; Secretary, 1961–1962

Honors and Awards

  • Most Notable, 1998
  • Fellow, 1997
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 1994
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 1987
  • President’s Award, 1987
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals

Other Accomplishments and Activities

  • South Central Academic Medical Libraries Consortium, Chair, 1986–1988
  • TALON, Executive Committee, Chair
  • Association of Academic Health Sciences Library Directors, Board of Directors, Member, 1984–1987
  • Library of Congress Network Advisory Committee, Member, 1979–1987

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.


  • Director, University of New Mexico Medical Center–Albuquerque, 1977–1996
  • Director, Mid-Atlantic Regional Medical Library, 1971–1977
  • Deputy Associate Director, Library Operations, National Library of Medicine, 1971–1977
  • Director, Medical Libraries, Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, 1967–1971
  • Librarian, Larue D. Carter Memorial Hospital, Indianapolis, IN, 1953–1967
  • Assistant Law Librarian, School of Law, Indiana University–Indianapolis, 1950–1953
  • Junior Librarian, Indianapolis Public Library, Indianapolis, IN,1948–1950
  • Library Assistant, Amerika Haus, Darmstadt, Germany, 1947–1948

MLA published statements about the fellow


  • MA, Library School, Indiana University, 1953
  • BA, Indiana University, 1950
  • Universitat Heidelberg


Compiled by Diane McKenzie, 2011


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