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Shirley Hesslein

MLA Elected Offices and Committee Chair Appointments

MLA
  • Section Council, Member, 1980
  • Nominating Committee, Member, 1980–1983
  • Bibliograhic and Information Services Assessment Committee, Member, 1976–1978
  • Relevant Issues Section
    • Chair, 1981–1983, 1986
    • Steering Committee, Member, 1979–1982
Chapter
  • Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter (UNYOC)
    • Chair, 1976–1977
    • Vice Chair, 1975–1976
    • Secretary Treasurer, 1969–1971
    • Annual Meeting Chair, 1970

Honors and Awards

MLA
  • Fellow, 1985
  • Upstate New York and Ontario Chapter, Fellow, 1986
Other
  • University of Buffalo, Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Librarianship, 1976–1977 (first woman to receive the award)

Other Accomplishments & Activities

  • Volunteer, Long Island Jewish Medical Center Library
  • Volunteer Information Specialist, National Cancer Institute's Cancer Information Service Memorial Sloan Kettering
  • Volunteer Coordinator, Western New York Geriatric Education Center, State University of New York–Buffalo
  • Book Reviewer, Library Journal

Publications (4 representative)

Articles published in the Bulletin of the Medical Library Association or Journal of the Medical Library Association are available via PMC.

Positions

  • Library Manager, Parker Jewish Geriatric Institute, Wilpon Library, affiliate of the Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Director, Lockwood Memorial Library, State University of New York–Buffalo, 1981–1984
  • Instructor, Health Sciences Librarianship, School of Information and Library Studies State University of New York–Buffalo
  • Associate Director, Health Sciences Library, State University of New York–Buffalo, 1971–1981
  • Reference Librarian, Health Sciences Library, State University of New York–Buffalo, 1969–1971

MLA published statements about the fellow

Education

  • MLS, Graduate School of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1964–1967
  • M Ed, Chemistry, Columbia University Teachers College, New York, 1940–1941
  • BA, Chemistry, Barnard College, 1940
  • Wellesley College, 1936–1938

 

(Birth 1918; Death 1992)

Contributed by Diane McKenzie

Shirley Hesslein