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Fred W. Roper, PhD

See also Fred W. Roper's Oral History Summary

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Governance Task Force, Chair, 1995–1997
  • President, President Elect, Immediate Past President, 1993–1997
  • Task Force to Review the Academy of Health Information Professionals, Member, 1995–1997
  • Knowledge and Skills Task Force, Chair, 1989–1992
  • Board of Directors, Member, 1987–1990
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 1974; Member, 1984; Chair,1997
  • Ad Hoc Committee on Professional Development, Chair, 1982–1984
  • Editorial Committee for the MLA News, Chair, 1974–1976
  • Continuing Education Committee, Member, 1971–1974; Chair 1973–1974
 Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • University of North Carolina, Board of Visitors, Member, 2011–
  • School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, Board of Visitors, Chair, 2010
  • Special Libraries Association, Board of Directors, Member
  • Association for Libraries and Information Science Education, Board of Directors, Member
  • American Library Association, ALA Council, Member
  • American Library Association, Committee on Accreditation, Member

 Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Janet Doe Lectureship, 2005
  • President’s Award, 2000
  • Fellow, 1997
  • Marcia C Noyes Award, 1998
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other Awards
  • John Cotton Dana Award, Special Libraries Association, 1999
  • Fellow, Special Libraries Association, 1989
  • Hall of Fame, Special Libraries Association

 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.

 Positions

  • Dean and Professor, College of Library and Information Science, University of South Carolina, 1986–2003
  • Associate Dean and Associate Professor, School of Library Science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1977–1986
  • Assistant Professor, School of Library Science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1971–1976
  • Teaching Fellow, Graduate Library School, Indiana University, 1969–1970
  • Head, Public Services Division, Library, Chicago State College, 1967–1968
  • Visiting Lecturer, School of Library Science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1966–1967, and summers 1962, 1965–1969
  • Research Associate, Institute for Library Research, University of California–Los Angeles, 1966
  • Biomedical Machine Methods Librarian, Biomedical Library, University of California–Los Angeles, 1963–1965

 MLA published statements about the fellow

 Education

  • PhD, Indiana University, 1971
  • Internship in Medical Librarianship, Biomedical Library, University of California–Los Angeles, 1962–1963
  • MS, Library Science, University of North Carolina, 1962
  • AB, English, University of North Carolina, 1960

Contributed by Fred Roper; 2012

Fred W. Roper, PhD