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J. Michael Homan, American Library administrator. United States Public Health Service fellow University of 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.


Bachelor, Lewis and Clark College, 1969;Master of Arts, University of 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, University of California at Los Angeles, 1974-1979;head information services, Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, Michigan, 1979-1988;assistant university library science, University of California, Irvine, 1988-1994;director libs., Mayo Foundation/Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, since 1994.


  • Other Work

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


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music, opera, traveling, reading.


Gerald B.

Beverly J. Homan