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J. Michael Homan

J. Michael Homan, American library administrator. United States Public Health Service fellow University Chicago, 1969-1971, University of California at Los Angeles, 1971-1972.


  • Homan, J. Michael was born on August 16, 1947 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Son of Gerald B. and Beverly J. Homan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Lewis and Clark College, 1969. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1971. Certified advanced study, University of California at Los Angeles, 1972.


    • MEDLARS analyst University of California at Los Angeles, 1972-1974, head information services, 1974-1979, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, 1979-1988. Assistant university library science University California, Irvine, 1988-1994. Director libs. Mayo Foundation/Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, since 1994.


    • Author: (book chapters) Management of Scientific and Technical Libraries, 1986, Introduction to Reference Sources in the Health Sciences, 1984.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Member American Library Association, Medical Library. Association (president 2000-2001, board directors 1987-1989, editor journal. 1996-2000, managing editor of books 1990-1996), Association Academy Health Science Library.

    (board directors 1991-1994, president 2004-2005), Special Libraries Association, American Medical Informatics Association, Coalition for Networked Information (representative), Association College and Research Libraries, Library. Administration and Management Association.



    Music, opera, travel, reading.

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    Born August 16, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1969
      Lewis and Clark College
    • 1971
      University Chicago
    • 1972
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1979 - 1988
      MEDLARS analyst, University of California at Los Angeles
      Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States
    • 1988 - 1994
      assistant, university library science University California
      Irvine, California, United States
    • 1994
      director, libs. Mayo Foundation/Mayo Clinic
      Rochester, New York, United States