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Jo Ann Bell Wootten, PhD

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MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Credentialing Committee, Chair, 1993–1995
  • Task Force to Review the Academy of Health Information Professionals, Member, 1995–1996
  • Professional Recognition Review Panel, Member, 1988–1991; Chair, 1990–1991
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 1986
  • Medical School Libraries Group, Chair, 1980–1981
  • Search Committee for Director of Education, Member, 1979
  • Medical Education Group, Nominating Committee, Chair, 1979
  • Certification Examination Review Committee, Member, 1978–1981
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Association of Academic Health Sciences Library Directors, Committee on Education, Chair 1993–1995
  • East Carolina University
    • School of Medicine Strategic Task Force to Increase Access to Medical Information for Clinicians, Chair, 1992–1993
    • Search Committee for Dean, School of Allied Health Sciences, Chair, 1990–1992
    • Chancellor Search Committee, Executive Secretary, 1986–1987
    • Faculty Senate, Member, 1972–1976
  • Regional Medical Library Program (NLM Region IV), Advisory Council, Member, 1977–1982; Member, 1988–1991
  • Special Libraries Association, North Carolina Chapter
    • Second Vice President, 1987–1989; Sarah Aull Award Committee, Chair, 1982–1983
  • North Carolina Library Association, Director, 1969–1971

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1997
Other Awards
  • Beta Phi Mu
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (Honor Society for AACSB Accredited Business Programs)
  • Who’s Who in Library and Information Services, 1982
  • Who’s Who of American Women, 1974–1975
  • Outstanding young Women of America, 1972

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, Health Sciences Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1969–1997
  • Acting Director, J Y Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1982–1983 and 1988–1990
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Library Sciences Department, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1969
  • Head Librarian, Pitt Technical Institute, Greenville, NC, 1967–1969
  • Assistant Librarian, Special Collections Department, J Y Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1966–191967
  • Visiting Professor, Library Sciences Department, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1971
  • Visiting Professor, School of Business, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, Fall semesters 1982, 1983, and 1984–1985

MLA published statements about the fellow

Education

  • PhD, library science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1980
  • MBA, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 1976
  • MSLS, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1966
  • BA, history, Duke University, Durhma, NC, 1963

Contributed by Jo Ann Bell Wooten

Jo Ann Bell Wootten, PhD