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Jane Paula Plass

Jane Paula Plass, American medical librarian. License optometrist, Illinois, Wisconsin. Nikon scholar, 1981.

Background

  • Plass, Jane Paula was born on August 9, 1952 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Erwin Ernst and Marion Jane (Kammeyer) Plass.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Illinois, 1974. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1975. OD summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in Visual Science, Illinois College Optometry, 1984.

    Career

    • Graduate assistant in library University Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1974-1975. Library Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1975-1979. Private practice Chicago, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1984-1987.

      Technical services library National College Chiropractic, Lombard, 1985-1987, acting head library, 1987-1988. Freelance indexer Villa Park, since 1988. Head library National College Chiropractic, Lombard, 1988-1991, associate Longitudinal Redundancy Check director, since 1992.

      Chairman committee chiropractic subject headings Chiropractic Library. Consortium, since 1990.

    Major achievements

    • License optometrist, Illinois, Wisconsin.

    Works

    • Author: Library Subject Headings for Visual Therapy and Developmental Vision Literature, 1984.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Treasurer After-Hours Weaver, Villa Park, 1988, chairman, 1988-1989. Program chairman Illinois Prairie Spinners, Bolingbrook, Illinois, 1987-1988, secretary, 1990, chairman, 1991-1992. Member Medical Library.

    Association (secretary-treasurer chiropractic libraries section 1991-1993, editor newsletter since 1992), Academy Health Information Porfl., Health Science Libraries Illinois, Online Audiovisual Catalogers, American Society Indexers, Handweavers Guild American, Phi Beta Kappa (junior scholar 1972), Beta Sigma Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, spinning, weaving, knitting.

    Connections

    • father: Erwin Ernst Plass
    • mother: Marion Jane (Kammeyer) Plass
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    Born August 9, 1952
    (age 64)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      University Illinois
    • 1975
      University Illinois
    • 1984
      Bachelor of Science in Visual Science
    • 1974 - 1975
      Graduate assistant, in library University Illinois
    • 1975 - 1979
      library Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
      Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      private practice, Chicago
      Downers Grove, Illinois, United States
    • 1985 - 1987
      technical services library National College Chiropractic
      Lombard, Illinois, United States
    • 1988 - 1991
      head, library National College Chiropractic
      Lombard, Illinois, United States
    • 1988
      freelance indexer Villa Park
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