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Jane Paula Plass, American medical librarian. License optometrist, Illinois, Wisconsin. Nikon scholar, 1981.


Plass, Jane Paula was born on August 9, 1952 in Elmhurst, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Erwin Ernst and Marion Jane (Kammeyer) Plass.


AB, University of Illinois, 1974; Master of Science, University of Illinois, 1975; OD summa cum laude, Bachelor of Science in Visual Science, Illinois College Optometry, 1984.


Graduate assistant in library, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 1974-1975; library, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1975-1979; private practice, Chicago, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1984-1987; technical services library, National College Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois, 1985-1987; acting head library, National College Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois, 1987-1988; freelance indexer, Villa Park, Illinois, since 1988; head library, National College Chiropractic, Lombard, Illinois, 1988-1991; associate Longitudinal Redundancy Check director, National College Chiropractic, Lombard, since 1992. Chairman of Commission chiropractic subject headings Chiropractic Library. Consortium, since 1990.


  • License optometrist, Illinois, Wisconsin.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Library Subject Headings for Visual Therapy and Developmental Vision Literature, 1984.


Treasurer After-Hours Weaver, Villa Park, 1988, chairman, 1988-1989. Program chairman Illinois Prairie Spinners, Bolingbrook, Illinois, 1987-1988, secretary, 1990, chairman, 1991-1992. Member Medical Library.

Association (secretary-treasurer chiropractic libraries section 1991-1993, editor newsletter since 1992), Academy Health Information Porfl., Health Science Libraries Illinois, Online Audiovisual Catalogers, American Society Indexers, Handweavers Guild American, Phi Beta Kappa (junior scholar 1972), Beta Sigma Kappa.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, spinning, weaving, knitting.


Erwin Ernst Plass

Marion Jane (Kammeyer) Plass