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Gail A. Yokote

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • National Program Committee, co-chair: 2000-03, 1992-95
  • Nominating Committee, elected member, 2005, 1993, 1989
  • MLA/AAHSL Joint Legislative Task Force chair, 2003–04
  • Membership Committee, chair, 1980-81; co-chair, 1990-93
  • Board of Directors, 1987-90
  • Secretary, 1989-90
Chapter
  • Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona
    • President, 1980-81
    • Continuing Education, chair 1978-79
  • Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group
    • Long Range Planning Committee, tri-chair: 2002-04

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 2005
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member, 1990-present
  • Estelle Brodman Academic Librarian of the Year, 1989
Other
  • National Library of Medicine Biomedical Library & Informatics Review Committee, member, 2003-07
  • Office on Women’s Health, National Action Plan on Breast Cancer, review panel member, 1995

Publications (5 representative)

  • Glitz B, Yokote, G. CD-ROM Technology in a Biomedical Library. In: Public Access CD-ROMs in Libraries: Case Studies, Stewart, L. et. al. (ed.), Meckler Publishing: Westport, CT, 1990: 267-77.
  • Yokote G. CD-ROM Access: Public Service Issues. Access Faxon 1989 Win:1(2):34-6.
  • Yokote, G. Book review, Med Ref Serv Q 1983 Summer; 2 (2): 95-6.
  • Yokote G. Online Information Systems: Use and Operating Characteristics, Limitations, and Design Alternatives. [book review] Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1985 January; 73(1): 73–74
  • Yokote G, Utterback RA.Time Lapses in Information Dissemination: Research Laboratory to Physician's Office. Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1974 Jul; 62(3): 251-257.

Positions

  • Associate University Librarian for Research Services & Collections, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, 2002-present.
  • Assistant University Librarian for the Sciences & Systems, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA, 1999-01.
  • Associate Biomedical Librarian, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1994-98.
  • Associate Biomedical Librarian for Public Services, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1984-94.
  • Director of Information Services, Houston Academy of Medicine – Texas Medical Center (HAM-TMC) Library, Houston, TX, 1981-85.
  • Head, Information Services Section, Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Service (PSRMLS), Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1979-81.
  • Assistant Head, Reference Division, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1977-79
  • Information Specialist, PSRMLS, Louise M. Darling Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, 1973-1977

Gail A. Yokote