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Markwell, Linda Garr

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Task Force on Vital Pathways for Hospital Librarians, Medical Education Committee, member, 2008–2009
  • Section Council, Elections Committee, member, 2006–2008
  • Nominating Committee, member, 2005–2006
  • Ad Hoc Group to Develop Charge for Status of Hospital Librarians, member, 2004
  • Board of Directors, member, 2001–2004
  • Ad Hoc Task Force on MLA Chapter Council Symposium, chair, 1999–2000
  • Chapter Council, chair, chair-elect, 2000–2004
  • MLA continuing education developer and instructor (“Providing and Evaluating Electronic Full-text Information Delivery”), 1997–1998
  • Continuing Education Committee, liaison 1996–1999
  • Continuing Education Issues Committee, chair, 1996–1999
  • Continuing Education Issues Newsletter, author and editor, 1996–1999
  • Directory of Chapter Sponsored Continuing Education Courses, compiler and editor, 1996–1998
  • Planning Committee for Chapter Sharing Roundtables, member, 1994–1995
  • MLA Task Force on Hospital Library Certification, member, 1994–1995
  • Hospital Libraries Section, member, 1985–
  • Southern Chapter. Benchmarking Chapter Educator, 2000–; Chapter Council Representative 1997–2000, Alternate, 1994–1997; Bylaws Committee, Chair 1993–1994


Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, 2008
  • Southern Chapter, T. Mark Hodges Service Award, 2008; Honorary Membership, 2008
  • Hospital Libraries Section, Scroll of Exemplary Service, 2002
  • Lois Ann Colaianni Award for Excellence and Achievement in Hospital Librarianship, 1994
  • Academy of Health Information Professional's (AHIP), Distinguished Member
Other Awards
  • Informationist Conference, Bethesda, MD, invited attendee, April 4–5, 2002
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Medical Reference Services Quarterly, Hospital Information Services, column editor


Publications (5 representative)

  • Schwartz DG, Blobaum PM, Shipman JP, Markwell LG, Marshall JG. The health sciences librarian in medical education: a vital pathways project task force. J Med Lib Assoc. 2009 Oct;97(4):280–4. [Cited 9Oct 2013].
  • Dee CR, Markwell LG, Orick J. Bridges J, Barry M. What did they know and when did they know it: progress in helping clinicians reach decisions. Med Ref Serv Q. 2004;23 (4):75–85.
  • Dee C, Wellik K, Cowen J, Markwell L, Just M. New roles: professional staff sharing between a hospital and an academic library. Med Ref Serv Q. 2003;22(4):65–73.
  • Todd-Smith B, Markwell LG. The value of hospital library benchmarking. Med Ref Serv Q. 2002;21(3):85–95.
  • Brunelle B, Corbett P, Markwell LG, Nagle E. Providing and evaluating electronic full text information delivery. Chicago, IL: Medical Library Association Continuing Education; [1998].


Professional Positions

  • Head, Branch Library Services and Head, Grady Branch Library, Emory University Health Sciences Center Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 1992–


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