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Rachael K. Anderson

See also Rachael K. Anderson's Oral History Summary and
Rachael K. Anderson and Alison Bunting's Joint Oral History Summary
 

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Nominating Committee, chair, 1999
  • Past president, 1998-99
  • President, 1997-98
  • President-elect, 1996-97
  • Janet Doe Lectureship Jury, chair, 1991-92
  • Brodman Award Jury, chair, 1988-89
  • Board of Directors, member, 1983-86
  • 1985 National Program Committee, chair, 1982-85
  • Committee on Status and Economic Interests of Health Sciences Library Personnel, chair, 1980-81
  • Recruitment Committee, Chair, 1975-76
Chapter
  • New York-New Jersey Chapter/Medical Library Association
    • Executive Board, member, 1971-73, 1977-78,1979-80
    • Chapter chair, 1978-79
    • Bylaws Committee, chair, 1981-82
    • Nominating Committee, chair, 1975-76
    • Program Committee, chair, 1970-71

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 2000
  • Fellow, 1995
  • Janet Doe Lecturer, 1989
  • Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
Other
  • National Library of Medicine, Special Review Committee for Health Sciences Education/Training Planning Grants, chair, 1995
  • National Library of Medicine, Board of Regents, member, 1990-94; chair, 1993-94
  • American College of Medical Informatics, Fellow, 1993
  • New York Academy of Medicine, Fellow, 1990
  • University of California, Los Angeles, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, Senior Fellow, 1989
  • Who's Who in America, 44th ed., 1986/87 to date
  • National Library of Medicine, Biomedical Library Review Committee, member, 1984-88; chair, 1987-88

Publications (5 representative)

  • Anderson RK, Haddix A, McCray JC, Wunz T. Developing a health information infrastructure for Arizona. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1994 Oct; 82(4):396-400.
  • Anderson RK Reinventing the medical librarian. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1989 Oct; 77(4):323-31. [Reprinted in: Library Lit 20; The Best of 1989. Ed. by J.A. Hannigan. Metuchen, NJ, Scarecrow Press, 1990, 431-48.]
  • Hendrickson GLF, Anderson RKG, Levy, RI. IAIMS at Columbia: a strategic plan and model project. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1986 Jul; 74(3):243-8.
  • Goldstein R.K. Women and health sciences librarianship: an overview. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1977 Jul; 65(3):321-9.
  • Goldstein RK, Hill, DR. The status of women in the administration of health science libraries. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1975 Oct; 63(4):386-95.

Positions

  • Director, Arizona Health Sciences Library, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1991-2001
  • Associate Director, Arizona Telemedicine Program, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 1996-2001
  • Director, Health Sciences Library, Columbia University, New York, NY, 1979-91
  • Acting Vice President and University Librarian, Columbia University, New York, NY, July 1982-Jan. 1983
  • Director, Medical Center Library, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1974-79
  • Acting Director, Medical Center Library, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1973-74
  • Associate Librarian, Medical Center Library, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1971-73
  • Head of Cataloging, Medical Center Library, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1969-72
  • Acquisitions Librarian, Medical Center Library, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1967-69
  • Cataloging Librarian, Medical Center Library, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, 1964-69
  • Reference Librarian, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY, 1964
  • Cataloging Librarian, College of the City of New York (City University of New York) Library, New York, NY, 1960-62

MLA published statements about the fellow

  • Presentation of awards. Proceedings of the 100th Annual Meeting. Bull Med Libr Assoc 2001 Jan; 89(1): 110-1. [cited June 1, 2003]. <http://pubmedcentral.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=31720>.
  • Rachael K. Anderson, AHIP, receives Noyes Award. MLA News 2000 Jun/Jul; 227:1.
  • Presidential address. Proceedings of the 98th Annual Meeting. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1999 Jan; 87(1):112-5.
  • Braude RM. President's page; Rachael Keller Anderson Medical Library Association President 1997-1998. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1997 Jul 85(3):307-10.
  • Presentation of awards. Proceedings of the 95th Annual Meeting. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1996 Jan; 84(1):146-7.

 

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