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Judith Messerle

See also Judith Messerle's Oral History Summary and 

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Ad Hoc Committee for Fellows and Honorary Members, chair,1987-88
  • Joint AAHSLD.MLA Legislative Task Force, chair, 1987-88
  • President, 1986-87
  • Nominating Committee, chair 1985-86; elected member 1980, 1990
  • MLA/NLM Liaison Committee, chair, 1984-1985
  • Board of Directors, member, 1981-84, 1985-88
  • Ad Hoc Committee to Study the Feasibility of Accreditation for Hospital Libraries, chair, 1979-81
  • Hospital Libraries Interest Group, president, 1977-78

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 2000
  • Fellow, 1999
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
  • Eliot Prize, 1984
  • MLA Certification, Grade 1, 1971 (Re-certification 1983)
Other
  • Dean's Award for Support and Advancement of Women Staff, Harvard Medical School, 2001
  • Who's Who in America, 2001
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Fellow 1998
  • OCLC Special Library Advisory Council, member, 1994-97
  • NLM Region 8 Regional Advisory Committee, member, 1992-93
  • NLM Biomedical Library Review Committee, member, 1988-92
  • MEDLARS and Health Information Policy Advisory Panel for the U.S. Office of Technological Assessment, member, 1981-82
  • Consultant, NLM, Regional Medical Library Reconfiguration, 1981-82
    Member, Illinois State Library Advisory Committee, 1979-81
  • Lewis & Clark Regional White House Conference on Libraries, chair, 1979
  • NLM Hospital Librarians Panel (Bethesda II), member, 1978
  • Beta Phi Mu, University of Illinois Library School, 1967

 Publications (5 representative)

  • Messerle J. The road not taken. Bull Med Libr Assoc 2001 Jan 89; (1):1-7. [cited May 31, 2003]. <http://pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=31698>.
  • Messerle J. The changing continuing education role of health sciences libraries. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1990 Apr; 78(2):180-7.
  • Messerle J., Health science libraries: strategies in an era of changing economics. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1987 Jan; 75(1):27-33.
  • Bradley J, Messerle J., eds, Hospital Library Management, Chicago, Medical Library Association: 1983. 

Positions

  • Librarian for the Harvard Medical and Boston Medical Libraries at the Countway Library of Medicine, Boston, MA, August 1989-present
  • Library Director, St. Louis University Medical Center, St. Louis, MO, 1985-89
  • Director of Administrative Services, St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton, IL, 1984-85
  • Director, Educational Resources and Community Relations, St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton, IL, 1979-84
  • Director, Information Services, St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton, IL, 1976-79
  • Director, Medical Center Library, St. Joseph's Hospital, Alton, IL, 1971-76
  • Librarian, St. Joseph's School of Nursing, Alton, IL, 1967-71

MLA published statements about the fellow

Judith Messerle