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Gwendolyn S. Cruzat, PhD

See also Gwendolyn S. Cruzat's Oral History Summary

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Awards and Scholarship Committee, member, 1990–1991
  • Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, Editorial Board, member, 1989–1991
  • Honors and Awards Committee, chair, 1982–1983
  • Janet Doe Lectureship Committee, member, 1979–1983; chair, 1982–1983
  • Committee to Develop a Statement of Goals for MLA, member, 1978–1981
  • Committee to Examine the Status and Economic Interests of Health Sciences Library Personnel, member, 1975–1978
  • Publications Committee, member, 1973–1975
  • Committee on Goals and Structure, member, 1969–1973
  • Continuing education instructor (medical bibliography), 1969–1971
  • Library Research Section, chair, 1983–1984
  • Medical Library Education Section, vice-chair, 1976–1977; chair, 1977–1978
Chapter
  • New York Regional Group, speaker, 1972
  • Tri-State Hospital Assembly, chair, 1968
  • Midwest Regional Group, speaker, 1967

 

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • MLA’s Most Notables, 1998
  • Fellow, 1993
  • April 1990 cover, Bulletin of the Medical Library Association. [Cited 8 Jan 2013].
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 1979. Medical librarianship: a systems perspective. Bull Med Lib Assoc. 1980 Apr;68(2): 191–6. [Cited 8 Jan 2013].
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other Awards
  • Doctor of humane letters, honorary degree, Fisk University, 2006
  • Consortium of Doctors Honoree, 1993
  • Tournament of Roses Award, 1991
  • Big Ten Conference Medal, 1991
  • Distinguished Alumna, Atlanta University School of Information and Library Studies, 1989
  • February 1978 cover, American Libraries
  • Distinguished Service Award, University of Michigan, 1976–1977
  • Beta Phi Mu Honorary Society, 1954
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Developed a concentration in health sciences librarianship at the School of Information and Library Studies, University of Michigan
  • Fisk University Board of Trustees, member, 1996–2005
  • University of Michigan Alumni Association, director-at-large, 1986–1989
  • Board of Regents, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, member, 1981–1984

 

Publications (5 representative)

  • Cruzat GS. Collective bargaining for library managers. In: William Z. Nasri, ed. Legal issues for library and information managers. New York, NY: Haworth Press; 1987. p. 67–80.
  • Cruzat GS. Metropolitan Detroit’s Network Detroit Medical Library Group: five year progress report . Bull Med Lib Assoc. 1968 Jul;56(3):285–91. [Cited 8 Jan 2013].
  • Cruzat GS. Analysis of interlibrary loan document flow in the Biomedical Library Network, Metropolitan Detroit, January–June 1966. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Library and Biomedical Information Service Center. Report no. 33, Apr 1967.
  • Cruzat GS. A review of existing bibliographic control instruments which list conferences. Detroit. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Library and Biomedical Information Service. Report no. 24, Jan 1967.
  • Cruzat GS. Evaluation of the interlibrary loan service, Wayne State University Medical Library, 1963–1964. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University, School of Medicine, Library and Biomedical Information Service Center. Report no. 5, Sep 1964.

 

Professional Positions

  • Professor Emeritus, School of Information, University of Michigan, 1993–
  • Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan, 1979–1993
  • Visiting Lecturer, School of Library and Information Studies, , University of Maryland 1978
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Graduate School of Library Studies, University of Hawaii, 1977
  • Associate Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan, 1976–1979
  • Assistant Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan, 1971–1976
  • Adjunct Professor, School of Information, University of Michigan 1970
  • Lecturer, School of Library Science, University of Western Ontario, 1970
  • Research Librarian, Associate Director-Post-Master’s Fellowship Program, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1964–1970
  • Assistant Librarian, Harper Hospital, Detroit, MI, 1960–1964
  • Head of Reference, Fisk University, Nashville, TN, 1956–1960

 

MLA published statements about the fellow

 

Education

  • PhD, higher education/information science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1976 [Dissertation: Collective bargaining in academic librarianship]
  • MS, library science, Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA [Beta Phi Mu Honorary Society, 1954]
  • BA, mathematics, Fisk University, Nashville, TN [Gabriel Award Academic Scholarship, 1948]

 

Contributed by James Shedlock, AHIP, FMLA, 2013

 

Gwendolyn S. Cruzat, PhD