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Mary Milon Horres

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 1987, 1998
  • Advisory Board for Current Practice in Health Sciences Librarianship, Member, 1989–1998
  • Platform for Change Implementation Task Force, Chair, 1993–1995
  • Medical Informatics Section, Chair, 1993–1994
  • National Program Committees, Member, 1981–1983; Member, 1985–1987; Chair 1985–1988
  • Program and Convention Committee, Member, 1985–1988
  • Joint MLA/Association of Academic Health Sciences Library Directors Legislative Task Force, Member, 1985–1989
  • Committee on Committees, Member, 1982–1985
  • Board of Directors, Member, 1982–1985
  • MLA/National Library of Medicine Liaison Committee, Chair, 1984
  • Legislation Committee, Chair, 1979–1981
  • MLA News, “Capital Notes,” Contributing Editor, 1979–1981
  • Ad Hoc Committee on White House Conference on Library and Information Services, Member, 1978–1980
Chapter
  • Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona, Member
  • Mid-Atlantic Regional Group, President, 1977–1978
Other Accomplishments and Activities
  • Charleston (SC) League of Women Voters, President 2010–2011, Board of Directors, Member, 2009–
  • Association of Academic Health Sciences Library Directors, Board of Directors, Member, 1994–1998
  • National Science Foundation, Review Panel for Digital Libraries Initiative, Member, 1998
  • National Library of Medicine, Biomedical Review Committee, Member, 1982–1986
  • NLM Long-range Planning Panel #2, Member, 1985–1986

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1998
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other Awards
  • Beta Phi Mu
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Senior Fellows, University of California–Los Angeles/Council on Library Resources
  • Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona List of Notables
Grants
  • National Library of Medicine, Medical Library Resource Project Grant, (G)*-LM04466-01; $521,392) for MELVYL MEDLINE Project for the University of California Library System, Co-Principal Investigator, 1986–1989

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

  • Associate University Librarian for the Sciences, University of California–San Diego, 1989–1998
  • Assistant University Librarian for the Sciences, University of California–San Diego, 1986–1989
  • Director, Biomedical Library, University of California–San Diego, 1983–1998
  • Associate Director, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1977–1982
  • Head of Circulation Services, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1972–1977
  • Librarian, School of Nursing, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1969–1972

MLA published statements about the fellow

Education

  • BA, education, cum laude, University of South Carolina, 1967
  • MS, library science, University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill, 1969

 Contributed by Mary Horres

Mary Milon Horres