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Miriam Hawkins Libbey

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Certification Committee, chair
  • Standards Committee, chair
  • Recertification Committee, chair
  • Goals and Structure Committee, chair
  • Future Development Committee, chair
  • Committee on Internships, chair
  • Consultation Editor, BMLA, 1978-79
  • Medical School Group, chair
  • Medical Library Education Group, chair
Chapter
  • Southern Chapter, Convention Chair, 1974
Other
  • Georgia Health Sciences Library Association, chair
  • Special Libraries Association, South Atlantic Chapter, president
  • Atlanta Health Sciences Consortium, founding member

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1984
Chapter
  • Honorary Member, Southern Chapter, MLA
Other
  • Miriam H. Libbey Annual Lectureship, established in 1991 by the Georgia Health Sciences Library Association

Publications (5 representative)

Positions

  • Librarian, A.W. Calhoun Medical Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1966-84
  • Instructor, Medical Librarianship, Division of Librarianship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1966-1983
  • Director, Southeastern Regional Medical Library Program, A.W. Calhoun Medical Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1969-82
  • Librarian, Health Sciences Library, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, 1963-1966
  • Head, Indexing Section; Head, Special Projects Section, Assistant Head, Reference Section, Armed Forces Medical Library/National Library of Medicine, Washington, DC, 1955-1963
  • Chief, Services to the Public; Reference Librarian, A.W. Calhoun Medical Library, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 1950-55

MLA published statements about the fellow

  • Langner, MC. Miriam Hawkins Libbey. Obituary. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1985 Jul; 73(3):315-6. [Cited January 29, 2004]
  • News item. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1967 Jan, 55(1):95, 98. [Cited January 29, 2004]
  • News item. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1966 Jul, 54(3):285. [Cited January 29, 2004]
  • News items. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1966 Jan, 54(1):82. [Cited January 29, 2004]
     

 

(Birth 1920; Death 1984)

Miriam Hawkins Libbey