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Linda Anne Watson

Linda Anne Watson, American library director. Grantee The National Library Medicine, 1990-1993, 94-95, Virginia State Library. and Archives, 1993-1994, National Science Foundation, 1993-1994.


  • Watson, Linda Anne was born on November 26, 1951 in New Milford, Connecticut, United States.

  • Education

    • Student, Georgetown University, 1971. Bachelor summa cum laude, University Connecticut, 1972. Master of Library Science, Simmmons College, 1973.


    • Library., project manager Tracor-Jitco, Inc., Rockville, Maryland, 1974-1975, library associate, then AVLINE coordinator, 1975-1979. Assistant head selection and acquisitions section The National Library Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, 1979-1980, chief materials utilization branch, 1980-1982, head audiovisual resources section, 1982-1985. Director information services Houston Academy Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library., 1985-1986, associate director for public services, 1986-1989, associate executive director for library operations, 1989-1990.

      Director Claude Moore Health Sciences Library., University Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, since 1990, member general medical faculty, since 1990. Senior associate Cooper and Associates, Charlottesville, since 1985. Member advisory committee arthritis information clearinghouse National Institutes of Health, 1980-1982, diabetes information clearinghouse, 1984-1985.

      Member advisory committee combined health information database Department of Health and Human Services, 1983-1985. Adjunct assistant professor Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1986-1990. Adjunct assistant professor University Texas Medical School, Houston, 1986-1990.

      Member public relations advisory council Texas Medical Center, 1987-1989. Member planning panel on education and training health science libraries The National Library Medicine, 1993-1994. Presenter in field.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member Leadership Charlottesville, since 1990. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Library. Administration and Management Association, American Medical Informatics, Virginia Library.

    Association, Medical Library. Association (chairman annual meeting national program committee 1992-1995, board directors since 1996, treasurer since 1997), Academy Health Information Professionals (distinguished), Association Academy Health Sciences Library. Directors (vice chairman joint legislation task force with Medical Library.

    Association 1990-1994, annual statistics editorial board 1997-2001), Virginia Council Health Sciences Libraries (chairman 1991-1994).



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    Born November 26, 1951
    (age 65)
    • 1971
      Georgetown University
    • 1972
      University Connecticut
    • 1973
      Simmmons College
    • 1979 - 1980
      assistant, head selection and acquisitions section National Library Medicine
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1980 - 1982
      assistant, head selection and acquisitions section National Library Medicine
    • 1990
      director, Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
      Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
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