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Alfred N. Brandon

See also Alfred N. Brandon's Oral History Summary

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • President, 1965/66
  • Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, editor, 1961-69
Chapter
  • Southern Chapter, chair, 1960

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1990
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 1977
  • Ida and George Eliot Prize Essay Award, 1972
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 1969

Publications (5 representative)

  • Brandon AN, Hill DR. Selected list of books and journals in allied health. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1984 Oct; 72:373-91 (subsequent revised editions published every two years. The last edition co-edited by Brandon was Bull Med Libr Assoc 1996 Jul;84(3):289-309).
  • Brandon AN. The continuing controversy over change. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1978 Jan; 66(1):1-5.
  • Brandon AN. Academic status for medical school librarians. Bull Med. Libr Assoc 1970 Jan; 58:1-6.
  • Brandon AN. The emergence of the modern medical library. In: Darling L, Bishop D, Colaianni LA eds. Handbook of medical library practice, 3d ed. Chicago: Medical Library Association, 1970:1-15.
  • Brandon AN, Hill DR. Selected list of books and Journals for the small medical library. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1965 Jul; 53:329-64 (subsequent revised editions published every two years. The last edition co-edited by Brandon was 1997 Apr Bull Med Libr Assoc 85(2):111-35).

Positions

  • Librarian & Director of New York & Northern New Jersey Regional Medical Library, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, 1973-78
  • Chairman & Professor, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Dept. of Library Science, New York, NY,1969-73
  • Director Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1963-69
  • Head Librarian, University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY, 1957-63
  • Head Librarian, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, 1953-57
  • Head Librarian, Transportation Library, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1952-53
  • Assistant Librarian, Atlantic Union College, South Lancaster, MA, 1946-52

MLA published statements about the fellow

  • Morgan LK. Alfred N. Brandon, 1922-1996. (obituary). 1997 Jan; Bull Med Libr Assoc 85(1): 71-72.
  • Martin JA. Alfred N. Brandon, President, Medical Library Association, 1965/66. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1965 Jul; 53:457-8.

 

(Birth 1922; Death 1996)

Edited September 26, 2003

Alfred N. Brandon