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James Shedlock

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • National Program Committee, Local Assistance Committee, Cochair, 2008
  • National Program Committee, Cochair, 2004–2006
  • Co-instructor, CE 265, Library Director: Knowledge, Skills and Career Paths, developed in conjunction with the Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries, and presented with Wayne Peay, University of Utah; Judy Messerle, Harvard University; and Rick Forsman, University of Colorado; at 2002 and 2003 MLA annual meetings
  • Nominating Committee: Elected member, 1991, 2000, 2014
  • Corporate Information Services Section: Web Editor, 2001–2006
  • Bulletin of the Medical Library Association: Book Review Editor, 1989–1991; Editorial Board, Member 1989–1991, 2000–2003
  • Board of Directors: Member, 1996–1999
  • Medical Informatics Section, Chair, 1994–1995
  • Medical Informatics News, Editor, 1992–1993
  • Medical Informatics Section, Newsletter Committee, Chair, 1993–1995
  • Medical Informatics Section (MIS), MIS Information Service (web page), Publisher, 1995–1998
  • National Program Committee, Local Assistance Committee, Publicity and Promotions Subcommittee, Chair, 1992–1993
  • Medical School Libraries Section, Chair, 1990–1991
  • Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Standards and Practices Committee, Chair, 1985–1986
  • American Library Association, Reference and Adult Services Division, Interlibrary Loan Committee, Representative, 1985–1987
  • Public Services Section, Executive Committee, Member, 1985–1988
  • Section Council, Alternate Representative, Public Services Section, 1985–1988
  • Bulletin of the Medical Library Association Editorial Board, Chair, 1981–1982
Chapter
  • Midwest Chapter, MLA Nominating Committee Candidate, 1993
  • Midwest Chapter, Program Committee, Continuing Education Subcommittee, Member, 1985–1986
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Program Committee, Member, 1983–1984

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals (AHIP): Member 1989–1990; Distinguished Member, 1991–2015; Certified Medical Librarian: 1977; renewed 1982, 1987
  • Fellow, 2007
  • Honorable Mention, Best Research Paper, Research Section, Medical Library Association, 2002
  • ISI-Frank Bradway Rogers Information Advancement Award for contributions to the creation of HealthWeb, 1998
  • Best Research Poster, Research Section, Medical Library Association, 1997
Other
  • National Library of Medicine, Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee, Member, 2005–2009
  • Institute of Medicine of Chicago, Fellow, 1996-2013

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

  • Director, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1991–2012; retired, 2013-
  • Associate Director, Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1988–1991
  • Head of Public Services, Archibald Church Medical Library, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, 1985–1988
  • Assistant Head of Information Services, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1984–1985
  • Coordinator of Online Search Services, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill,1983–1985
  • Document Delivery Librarian, Vera Shiffman Medical Library, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1979–1982
  • Reference-Serials Librarian, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, Pontiac, MI, 1977–1979

MLA published statements about the fellow

Updated March 2014

James Shedlock