The Janet Doe Lectures

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About the Janet Doe Lectures

Excellence, promise, vision, and values: Reflections on the Janet Doe Lectures, 1967-1997.
Alison Bunting
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1998 Apr; 86(2): 258-266. PMCID: 226364
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About Janet Doe

Janet Doe.
[Anonymous biography from a "Festschrift in Honor of Janet Doe"]
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1957 July; 45 (3): 281-284. PMCID: 233411
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Janet Doe, 1895-1985.
Estelle Brodman
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1986 Apr; 74(2): 188-189. PMCID: 227827
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The end of the triumvirate. Janet Doe, 1895-1995.
Estelle Brodman
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1986 Jul; 74(3): 290-291. PMCID: 227858
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A small window on Janet Doe's life.
Pat L. Walter
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 2001 Jan; 89(1): 83-83. PMCID: 31711
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Janet Doe profile from MLA's Oral History Project
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The Lectures
  • 2003
    Frieda Weise
    Being there: the library as place
    J Med Libr Assoc. 2004 Jan; 92(1): 6-13. PMCID: 314099
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  • 2002
    Jacqueline Donaldson Doyle
    A job with a view: Perspectives from the corporate side of health care
    J Med Libr Assoc. 2003 Jan; 91(1): 12-17. PMCID: 141183
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  • 2001
    Betsy L. Humphreys
    Adjusting to progress: interactions between the National Library of Medicine and health sciences librarians, 1961-2001.
    J Med Libr Assoc. 2002 Jan; 90(1): 4-20. PMCID: 64753
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  • 2000
    Judith Messerle.
    The road not taken.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 2001 Jan; 89(1): 1-7. PMCID: 31698
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  • 1999
    Sherrilynne S. Fuller, Ph.D
    Enabling, empowering, inspiring: research and mentorship through the years.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 2000 Jan; 88(1): 1-10. PMCID: 35192
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  • 1998
    Wayne J. Peay
    Strategies and measures for our next century.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1999 Jan; 87(1): 1-8. PMCID: 226501
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  • 1997
    T. Mark Hodges
    Musings on our meetings: MLA conventions, 'ninety-eight to date.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1998 Jan; 86(1): 1-9. PMCID: 226319
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  • 1996
    Robert M. Braude
    On the origin of a species: evolution of health sciences librarianship.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1997 Jan; 85(1): 1-10. PMCID: 226216
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  • 1995
    Jana Bradley, Ph.D.
    The changing face of health information and health information work: a conceptual framework.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1996 Jan; 84(1): 1-10. PMCID: 226118
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  • 1994
    Nina W. Matheson
    The idea of the library in the twenty-first century.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1995 Jan; 83(1): 1-7. PMCID: 225988
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  • 1993
    Alison Bunting
    From Index Catalogue to Gopher space: changes in our profession as reflected in the Handbook and CPHSL.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1994 Jan; 82(1): 1-11. PMCID: 225852
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  • 1992
    Alan M. Rees.
    Communication in the physician-patient relationship.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1993 Jan; 81(1): 1-10. PMCID: 225721
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  • 1991
    Lois Ann Colaianni.
    That vision thing.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1992 Jan; 80(1): 1-8. PMCID: 225608
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  • 1990
    Ruth Holst
    Hospital libraries in perspective.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1991 Jan; 79(1): 1-9. PMCID: 225476
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  • 1989
    Rachael K. Anderson
    Reinventing the medical librarian.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1989 Oct; 77(4): 323-331. PMCID: 227480
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  • 1988
    Gerald J. Oppenheimer
    Domus or polis? The location of values.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1988 Oct; 76(4): 306-316. PMCID: 227067
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  • 1987
    Erika Love
    The science of medical librarianship: investing in the future.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1987 October; 75 (4): 302-309. PMCID: 227745
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  • 1986
    Virginia H. Holtz
    Measures of excellence: the search for the gold standard.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1986 Oct;74(4):305-14. PMID: 3779168
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  • 1985
    Lucretia W. McClure
    The promise of fruit...and light.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1985 Oct; 73(4): 319-329. PMCID: 227708
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  • 1984
    Irwin H. Pizer.
    Looking backward, 1984-1959: Twenty-five years of library automation--a personal view.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1984 Oct; 72(4): 335-348. PMCID: 227507
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  • 1983
    Susan Crawford, Ph.D.
    The origin and development of a concept: the information society.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1983 Oct; 71(4): 380-385. PMCID: 227258
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  • 1982
    Ursula H. Poland
    Reflections on the Medical Library Association's international activities.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1982 Oct; 70(4): 359-368. PMCID: 226742
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  • 1981
    Robert G. Cheshier
    The Limits of the Comprehensible: Reflections on Medical Librarianship.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1981 Oct; 69(4): 373-381. PMCID: 226851
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  • 1980
    David A. Kronick, Ph.D.
    The librarian's life, scholarship and librarianship.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1980 Oct; 68(4): 327-335. PMCID: 226642
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  • 1979
    Gwendolyn S. Cruzat, Ph.D.
    Medical librarianship: a systems perspective.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1980 Apr; 68(2): 191-196. PMCID: 226475
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  • 1978
    Martha Jane K. Zachert, DLS
    Books and other endangered species: an inquiry into the values of medical librarianship.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1978 Oct; 66(4): 381-389. PMCID: 199524
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  • 1977
    Erich Meyerhoff
    Foundations of medical librarianship.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1977 Oct; 65(4): 409-418. PMCID: 199389
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  • 1976
    David Bishop
    On the uses of diversity.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1976 Oct; 64(4): 349-355. PMCID: 199249
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  • 1975
    Harold Bloomquist
    The medical librarian as manager; or the fruits of fadism.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1975 Oct; 63(4): 359-365. PMCID: 198940
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  • 1974
    Jacqueline W. Felter
    Library cooperation: Wave of the future or ripple?
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1975 Jan; 63(1): 1-6. PMCID: 198848
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  • 1973
    Louise Darling
    The View Behind and Ahead: Implications of Certification.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1973 Oct; 61(4): 375-386. PMCID: 198715
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  • 1972
    Scott Adams
    The Way of the Innovator: Notes Toward a Prehistory of MEDLARS.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1972 Oct; 60(4): 523-533. PMCID: 197742
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  • 1971
    Estelle Brodman, Ph.D.
    The Pursuit of Excellence.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1971 Oct; 59(4): 549-554. PMCID: 197646
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  • 1970
    no lecture given
  • 1969
    Alfred N. Brandon
    Academic Status for Medical School Librarians.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1970 Jan; 58(1): 1-6. PMCID: 197395
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  • 1968
    Frank B. Rogers, M.D.
    Problems of Medical Subject Cataloging.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1968 Oct; 56(4): 355-364. PMCID: 200733
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  • 1967
    Gertrude L. Annan
    The Medical Library Association in Retrospect, 1937-1967.
    Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1967 Oct; 55(4): 379-389. PMCID: 199114
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By Janet Doe

Selected articles by Janet Doe.

The Development of Education For Medical Librarianship.
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1949 Jul; 37(3): 213-220. PMCID: 194818
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A Critical Review of Existing Medical Subject Heading Lists.
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1948 Apr; 36(2): 86-93. PMCID: 194714
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Methods for Medical Indexing.
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1951 Jan; 39(1): 23-27. PMCID: 195090
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The Survey and After.
Bull Med Libr Assoc. 1961 Jul; 49(3): 361-368. PMCID: 200604
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Compiled by
W. John MacMullen, 2003-2004. I have found these lectures inspiring, and I hope you will, too.
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