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Samuel (Sam) W. Hitt

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Publications Panel, chair, 1976-80
  • President, 1974-75
  • Executive Committee, chair, 1974-75
  • Nominating Committee, chair, 1973-74
  • Committee on Committees, chair, 1973-74
  • MLA/NLM Liaison Committee, chair, 1972-73
  • Board of Directors, member, 1970-76
  • Legislation Committee, chair, 1968-70

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1986
  • Marcia C. Noyes Award, 1982
Other
  • Leadership in an information society. A symposium in honor of Samuel Hitt, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1987
  • Director Emeritus, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1986

Publications (5 representative)

  • Hitt S. Space planning for health sciences libraries. In: Darling L, Bishop D, Colaianni LA eds. Handbook of medical library practice, 3d ed., vol. 3. Chicago: Medical Library Association, 1988:387-486.
  • Hitt S. Personnel. In: Darling L, Bishop D, Colaianni LA eds. Handbook of medical library practice, 3d ed., vol. 3. Chicago: Medical Library Association, 1988:287-334.
  • Hitt S, Horres MM. Renovation and expansion of an academic health sciences library. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1984 Jul;72(3)301-9.
  • Hitt S, Lyders RA. New library buildings: the Houston Academy of Medicine - Texas Medical Center Library. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1977 Apr; 65(3):268-76.
  • Hitt S. The crossroads and beyond. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1975 Jan; 63(1):144-7.

Positions

  • Director, Health Sciences Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 1976-86
  • Executive Director, Houston Academy of Medicine - Texas Medical Center Library, Houston, TX 1972-76
  • Director of Libraries, Health Center, University of Connecticut, Farmington, CT, 1965-71
  • Director, Technical Processing, University of Missouri Library, Columbia, MO, 1957-65
  • Head, Serials Dept., University of Missouri Library, Columbia, MO,1952-57
  • Bibliographer, Order Department, University of Missouri Library, Columbia, MO, 1951-52

MLA published statements about the fellow

  • Darling L. Sam W. Hitt, President, Medical Library Association, 1974/75. Bull Med Libr Assoc 1974 Jul: 62(3):330-3.

 

(Birth 1921; Death 2005)

 

Samuel (Sam) W. Hitt