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Robinow, Beatrix H.*

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Board of Directors, members, 1978-81
  • Ad Hoc Committee for the Development of Certification Examinations, chair, 1975-76
  • Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter
    • Chair, 1977 - 78
    • Vice-chair, Member-at-Large, Executive Committee, 1975-78

Honors and Awards

  • Fellow, 1983
  • MLA certification, 1967
  • MLA Study and Travel Fellowship, 1957 which allowed her to visit 32 medical libraries in the United States when she was head of the University of Natal Medical School Library in South Africa.
  • McMaster University Faculty of Health Sciences "Community of Distinction," 2005.
  • McMaster University, Health Sciences Library, Beatrice H. Robinow Library Enrichment Fund, 1999
  • South African Library Association, Fellow, 1939

Publications (5 representative)


  • Director, McMaster University, Health Sciences Library, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, 1966–82
  • Chief of Technical Services, Emory University Medical School Library, Atlanta, GA, 1962-63
  • Lecturer, Cape Town University Library School, Cape Town, South Africa, 1943-46
  • University of Witwatersrand Library, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1936-39
  • Veterinary College in Onderstepoort, Onderstepoort, South Africa, 1935

MLA published statements about the fellow


(Birth 1915; Death 2001)

Contributed by June Glaser, AHIP, FMLA
Edited March 27, 2007

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