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Martin, Jess A.

See also Jess A. Martin's Oral History Summary


MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Medical Library Education Section, Section Council representative, 1984-85
  • Medical Library Education Group, chair, 1978-79
  • Committee on Regional Medical Library Activities, chair 1972-73
  • Committee on Continuing Education, chair, 1970-71
  • Committee on Internship, chair, 1967-68
  • Committee on Certification, chair, 1966-67
  • Committee on International Cooperation, chair, 1964-66
  • Membership Committee, chair, 1962-63
  • Southern Regional Group, chair, 1977-78
  • Midwest Regional Group, Executive Board of Directors, member, 1961-63

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, 1989
  • Tennessee Library Association Honor Award, 1984-85

Publications (5 representative)

  • Martin JA. Staff evaluation of supervisors. Spec Libr 1979 Jan; 70(1):26-9.
  • Martin JA, Teaching of formal courses by medical librarians. J Med Educ 1975 Sep; 50(9):883-87.
  • Rivers NP, Martin JA. Drug information center in the medical library. Drug Info J 1974 Oct/Dec; 8:97-9.
  • Martin JA. Postgraduate training program for science librarians. A six year review. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1973 Oct 61; (4):396-33.
  • Martin JA. What happens to medical library interns. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1967 Apr; 55(2):416-7.


  • Director, Center for the Health Sciences Library, and Professor of Medical Bibliography, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN 1971-88
  • Director and Principal Investigator for Postgraduate Training Program for Health Science Librarians, 1972-1973
  • Director, Health Science Library and Associate Professor of Medical Librarianship, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, 1968-71.
  • Substitute Instructor, Drexel University School of Library and Information Science. Philadelphia, PA, 1970
  • Adjunct Lecturer, University of Maryland School of Information and Library Services. College Park, MD, 1967-68
  • Chief, Library Branch, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, 1963-68
  • Health Center Librarian and Assistant Professor of Library Administration, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 1960-63
  • Instructor and Associate Medical Librarian in Charge of Public Services. University of Kentucky Medical Center Library, Lexington, KY, 1958-60
  • Head of Technical Processes. Convair-Astronautics Technical Library. San Diego, CA, 1957-58
  • Medical Librarian. San Diego County Medical Society, San Diego, CA, 1952-57

MLA published statements about the fellow

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