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Marcia Jeanne Bates

Marcia Jeanne Bates, American information scientist educator. Achievements include design of information systems and interfaces for search and subject access in information retrieval systems. Recipient Distinguished Lectureship award New Jersey American Society for Information Science, New Brunswick, 1991.

Background

  • Bates, Marcia Jeanne was born on July 30, 1942 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Robert Joseph and Martha Jane Bates.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pomona College, 1963. Master of Library Science, University California, Berkeley, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, 1972.

    Career

    • Peace corps volunteer, Saraburi, Thailand, 1963-1964, Nongkhai, Thailand, 1964-1965. Junior specialist Institute Library. Research, University California, Berkeley, 1968.

      Acting instructor University California, 1969-1970. Assistant professor University Maryland, College Park, 1972-1976, University Washington, Seattle, 1976-1980, associate professor, 1980-1981, University California, Los Angeles, 1981—1991, 1991—2004, associate dean, 1992—1993, professor, department chairman library and information science Los Angeles, 1993—1995, professor emeritus, since 2004. Consultant United States Library.

      Congress, Washington, 1986, 91, 2002-2003, Getty Art History Information Program, Santa Monica, California, 1988-1991, Information Access Company, Foster City, California, 1992-1995. Member editorial board Journal of American Society for Industrial Security &T, 1989—2009, Library. Quarterly, 1993-2001.

      Editr-in-chief Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include design of information systems and interfaces for search and subject access in information retrieval systems.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science (section T electorate nominating committee 1980-1984, chairman 1983-1984, section T committee member-at-large, 2001-2004), member American Library Association (Frederick G. Kilgour award, 2001), American Society Information Science and Technology (board directors 1973-1974, Best Journal Article Year award, 1980, 99, Research award 1998, award of Merit 2005), Association Records Managers Administrators, California Library. Association (member task force on future of Library. profession, 1993-1995), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • father: Robert Joseph
    • mother: Martha Jane Bates
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    Born July 30, 1942
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1963
      Pomona College
    • 1967
      University California
    • 1972
      University California
    • 1963 - 1964
      Peace corps volume
      Saraburi, Thailand
    • 1964 - 1965
      Peace corps volume
      Thailand
    • 1968
      junior specialist, Institute Library Research
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      acting instructor, University California
    • 1972 - 1976
      assistant, professor University Maryland
      College Park, Maryland, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      assistant, professor University Maryland
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1981 - 1991
      assistant, professor University Maryland
    • 1991 - 2004
      assistant, professor University Maryland
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