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Ada May Seltzer

Ada May Seltzer, American librarian, medical library director.

Background

  • Seltzer, Ada May was born on June 7, 1942 in Kempton, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Clayton Franklin and Dorothea Anna (Oldt) Seltzer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Kutztown University, 1964. Master of Science in Library. Science, Florida State University, 1965.

      Master of Arts, University São Paolo. Florida, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant university library University São Paolo. Florida, Tampa, 1965-1968, associate university library, 1968-1971, university library medical center, 1971-1974. Head public service University São Paolo.

      Florida Medical Center, 1974-1979. Visiting instructor University South Florida School Library. Studies, Tampa, 1979-1986.

      Assistant director University São Paolo. Florida Medical Center, 1979-1986. Director University Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, since 1986.

      Assistant professor University Mississippi Health Related Professions, since 1987. Professor and chairman Academy Information Services Department University Mississippi Medical Center, since 1995. Coninuing education instructor Medical Library.

      Association, Chicago, 1979-1991. Project director grants, Florida Library. Assn, Orlando, 1981-1982, Mississippi Health Sciences Information Network, Jackson, 1989-1991, 94—.

    Works

    • Author: (book) Instructor's Handbook for Searching Medline, 1986. (manual) Oncology: Concepts and Resources, 1988, revised edition 1991. Editor: Florida Union List of Serials, 1972.

      Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Friends of The National Library of Medicine, Washington, since 1986. Member American Library Association, Academy of Health Science Information Professionals (distinguished), Medical Library. Association (chair chapter council 1992-1995, board directors 1992-1995, Centennial coordinating committee, since 1994, continuing education committee 1989-1991, southern chapter Modern Language Association council representative 1988-1991, chairman southern chapter 1982-1983), Southeast Library.

    Association, Florida Library. Association (president 1981-1982), Florida Health Sciences Library. Association (president 1985-1986), Mississippi Library.

    Association.

    Connections

    • Married John W. Bowen, December 24, 1965 (div. May, 1977).
    • father: Clayton Franklin Seltzer
    • mother: Dorothea Anna (Oldt) Seltzer
    • spouse: John W. Bowen
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    Born June 7, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      Kutztown University
    • 1965
      Florida State University
    • 1971
      University S. Florida
    • 1965 - 1968
      Assistant, university library University S. Florida
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1971 - 1974
      Assistant, university library University S. Florida
    • 1974 - 1979
      head, public service University S. Florida Medical Center
    • 1979 - 1986
      visiting instructor, University South Florida School Library Studies
      Tampa, Florida, United States
    • 1979 - 1986
      assistant, director University S. Florida Medical Center
    • 1986
      director, University Mississippi Medical Center
      Jackson, Mississippi, United States
    • 1987
      assistant, professor University Mississippi Health Related Professions
    • 1995
      professor, and chairman Academy Information Services Department University Mississippi Medical Center
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