Bachelor of Science, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1974. Master of Arts in Library Science, University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1977.
Staff associate, information service Library. American Hospital Association, Chicago, 1978—1979. Head, interlibrary loan and reference, information service library University Michigan, School Information Library.
Studies, Ann Arbor, 1979—1982, adjunct lecturer, 1993. Online service coordinator University Michigan, Alfred Taubman Medical Library., 1982—1989, acting collection development officer, 1985—1988, coordinator, health science database service, 1990—1991, coordinator, health science electronic information resources and technical systems, 1991—1995, head, electronic information systems, 1995—1996, head, library collections, 1996—2006. Liaison library, Health Sciences Libraries University Michigan, since 2006.
Member of Michigan Health Sciences Library. Association, Medical Library. Association, Beta Phi Mu (director 1983-1984).
Married John Lewis Shipman, June 23, 1979. Children: Andrew William children: Timothy Michael.