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Phyllis S. Mirsky

See also Phyllis S. Mirsky's Oral History Summary

 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Past-President, 1985-86
  • President, 1984-85
  • Vice-President, 1983-84
  • 1982 National Program Committee, co-chair, 1979-82
  • Study Group on MLA's Role in the Education Process for Health Sciences Librarianship, chair, 1980-81
  • Board of Directors, 1977-80
  • Ad Hoc Committee to Evaluate the Bulletin, chair, 1978-79
  • Continuing Education Committee, chair, 1976-77
  • Health Sciences Library Technician Committee, chair, 1973
Chapter
  • Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona
    • Past-President, 1973-74
    • President, 1972 73
    • Vice President, 1971 72
    • Secretary, 1970 71

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1995
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other
  • Who's Who in America, 1996-present
  • Senior Fellow, UCLA/Council on Library Resources, 1987
  • Fellow, National Institute of Mental Health, Columbia University, 1962-63

Publications (5 representative)

  • Medical Library Association. Report of the Study Group MLA's role in the Educational Process for Health Science Librarians, Mirsky PS, ed. Chicago: Medical Library Association, Oct 1981.
  • Mirsky PS. MLA certification in relation to graduate, postgraduate and continuing education. IN: Proceedings of the Allerton Invitational Conference on Education for Health Sciences Librarianship, April 2-4, 1979. Chicago: Medical Library Association, 1979:117-21.
  • Mirsky PS. Directory of health sciences libraries: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada. Los Angeles, Biomedical Library, University of California, 1979.
  • Evans A, Mirsky PS, Jensen de Victoria M. Evaluation of a library program in a Carnegie-model Area Health Education Center. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1978 Apr; 66(2):190-9.
  • Colaianni LA, Mirsky, PS. Manual for librarians in small hospitals. 4th ed. Los Angeles: University of California, 1978.

Positions

  • Deputy University Librarian, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1995-present
  • Interim University Librarian, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1998-99
  • Associate University Librarian, Social Sciences and Humanities, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1995-97
  • Associate University Librarian, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA,1993-94
  • Acting University Librarian, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1992-93
  • Associate/Assistant University Librarian, Administrative & Public Services, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA,1987-92
  • Acting University Librarian, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1985
  • Assistant University Librarian, Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, 1981-86
  • Head, Reference Section, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD,1979-81
  • Coordinator, Library Associate Program, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD,1979-81
  • Associate Director, Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library Service, Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1973-79
  • Faculty Coordinator, Biomedical Library Program, Central San Joaquin Valley Area Health Education Center, Fresno, California, Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1973-77
  • Assistant Director, Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library Service, Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1971-73
  • Head, Consulting and Continuing Education, Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library Service, Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1969-71
  • Reference/Acquisitions Librarian, Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1968-69
  • Reference Librarian, Biomedical Library, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, 1965-68
  • Hospital Librarian, Hospital and Institutions Division, Cleveland Public Library, Cleveland, OH, 1963-64

MLA published statements about the fellow

  • Presentation of awards. Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1996 Jan; 84(1):146-7.
  • Colaianni LA. Phyllis S. Mirsky President, Medical Library Association, 1984/85. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1984 Jul; 72(3):317-8.

 

Phyllis S. Mirsky