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JoAnne Boorkman

See also JoAnne Boorkman's Oral History Summary

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • National Program Committee 2002, associate chair, 2000-02
  • Nominating Committee, member, 2000, 1992,1986
  • Louise Darling Medal Jury, chair 1999-2000
  • Collection Development Section, chair, 1997-98, 1987-88.
  • Representative to Special Libraries Association, Biomedical and Life Sciences Life Sciences Division, 1996-99
  • Fellows and Honorary Members Jury, chair, 1996-97
  • Board of Directors, member, 1988-91
  • Task Force on Certification and Registry, chair,1985
  • Certification Examination Review Committee, chair, 1984-85
  • Scholarship Committee, chair, 1980-81
Chapter
  • Northern California and Nevada Medical Group (NCNMLG), Chair, 1988-89
  • Mid-Atlantic Chapter, Chair,1983-84

 Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1999
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other
  • Special Libraries Association, Fellow, 2000
  • NCNMLG Award for Professional Excellence, 1996
  • Beta Phi Mu, 1971
  • National Science Foundation Fellowship, 1969–1970

 Publications (5 representative)

  • Roper FW, Boorkman, JA. Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, 3d ed. Metuchen, NJ: Medical Library Association/Scarecrow Press, 1999.
  • Boorkman JA, Levitt J. Reference update in animal science and health. IN: Olsen, Wallace C. ed. The Literature of the Agricultural Sciences, Animal Science and Health. v. 3. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1993:223–321.
  • Roper FW, Boorkman JA. Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, 2d ed., Chicago: Medical Library Association, 1984.
  • Boorkman JA. The policy and procedure manual: an essential management resource. Med Ref Serv Q 1983 Winter; 2(4):41–8.
  • Roper FW, Boorkman J. Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences. Chicago: Medical Library Association, 1980.

Positions

  • Head, Carlson Health Sciences Library, University of California, Davis, CA, 1988–present
  • Science Libraries Coordinator, University of California, Davis, CA, April 1998–December 1998.
  • Academic Assistant to the Vice Provost-Academic Personnel and Planning, University of California, Davis, CA, 1994–1996.
  • Acting Assistant University Librarian, Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA, 1986–1987.
  • Head, Public Services, Carlson Health Sciences Library, University of California, Davis, CA, 1985–1988
  • Head, Collections Development, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1981–1984.
  • Assistant Director, Public Services, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1977–1981.
  • Head of Reference, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1977–1980
  • Reference Librarian, Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1973–1977
  • Bibliographic Search Analyst, Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library, Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1971–1973

MLA published statements about the fellow

JoAnne Boorkman