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MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments
- Expert Searching Task Force, Chair, 2001-05
- Secretary, 2002-04
- Board of Directors, 2001-04
- Election Task Force, Chair, 1999
- Nominating Committee, 1996, 1989, 1982
- Books Panel, 1990-94, Chair 1993-94
- Program & Convention Committee, 1984-87, Chair 1986-87
- Hospital Libraries Section, Section Council Representative, 1984-87
- Midwest Chapter, Program Committee Chair 1989-90
Honors and Awards
- Leadership Award, Hospital Libraries Section, 2003
- Fellow, 2002
- Publication Award, Hospital Libraries Section, 2002
- Janet Doe Lecturer, 1990
- Eliot Prize, 1984
- Academy of Health Information Professionals, Distinguished Member
- National Library of Medicine, Special Emphasis Panels, Chair, August 2001, July 2002
- 2001 Librarian of the Year, Wisconsin Health Science Library Association
- National Library of Medicine, Biomedical Library Review Committee, member 1996-2000
- 1991 Notable Alumnus, School of Library & Information Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Publications (5 representative)
- Holst R, Funk CJ. State of the art of expert searching: results of a Medical Library Association survey. J Med Libr Assoc. 2005 Jan; 93(1):45-52.
- Holst R. The value of hospital library internships. J Hosp Librarianship 2001; 1(1):51-60.
- Holst R, Phillips S, eds. The Medical Library Association Guide to Managing Health Care Libraries. Chicago: Neal-Schuman with the Medical Library Association, 2000.
- Holst R. Hospital Libraries in Perspective. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1991 January; 79(1):1-9.
- Bradley J, Holst R, Messerle J, Eds. Hospital Library Management. Chicago: Medical Library Association, 1983.
- Associate Director, NN/LM, Greater Midwest Region, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, 2002-present
- Manager of Library Services, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 1983-2002
- Manager, Coordinated Care, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 1994-97
- Women's Health Core Service Director, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 1988-91
- Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1981-90
- Medical Librarian, Columbia Hospital, Milwaukee, WI, 1970-82
MLA published statements about the fellow
- Presentation of awards. Proceedings, 102d Annual Meeting Medical Library Association, Inc. Dallas, Texas May 17–23, 2002. J Med Libr Assoc. 2003 January; 91(1): 103–136. [cited April 7, 2005]. Web document. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC141200/>.