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Barbara Coe Johnson

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

  • Past President, 1976–1977
  • President, 1975–1976
  • President-elect, 1974–1975
  • Board of Directors, Member, 1968–1971
  • Bulletin of the Medical Library Association Editorial Board
  • Midwest Chapter, President, 1960–1961

Honors and Awards

  • 100 Most Notables, 1988
  • Fellow, 1987
  • Handbook of Medical Library Practice, 3rd edition, Consultant
  • Wayne State University Library Science Program, Consultant

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 of Libraries, Harper Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1956–1986
  • Librarian, Veteran’s Administration Hospital, Palo Alto, CA, 1951–1956

MLA published statements about the fellow


(Birth 1923; Death 2001)

Compiled by Carole Gilbert, AHIP, FMLA
Edited March 17, 2011

Barbara Coe Johnson