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Linda Anne Watson

library director

Linda Anne Watson, American library director. Grantee The National Library Medicine, 1990-1993, 94-95, Virginia State Library. and Archives, 1993-1994, National Science Foundation, 1993-1994.

Background

Watson, Linda Anne was born on November 26, 1951 in New Milford, Connecticut, United States.

Education

Student, Georgetown University, 1971. Bachelor summa cum laude, University Connecticut, 1972. Master of Library Science, Simmmons College, 1973.

Career

Library, project manager, Tracor-Jitco, Inc., Rockville, Maryland., 1974-1975;library associate, then AVLINE coordinator, Tracor-Jitco, Inc., Rockville, Maryland., 1975-1979;assistant head selection and acquisitions section, National Library. Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1979-1980;chief materials utilization branch, National Library. Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1980-1982;head audiovisual resources section, National Library.

Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland., 1982-1985;director information services, Houston Academy Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library., 1985-1986;associate director for public services, Houston Academy Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library., 1986-1989;associate executive director for library operations, Houston Academy Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library., 1989-1990;director Claude Moore Health Sciences Library.,, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, since 1990;member general medical faculty, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, since 1990. Senior associate Cooper and Associations, Charlottesville, since 1985. Member of advisory com.arthritis information clearinghouse National Institutes of Health, 1980-1982, diabetes information clearinghouse, 1984-1985.

Member of advisory committee combined health information database Department of Health and Human Services, 1983-1985. Adjunct assistant professor Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1986-1990. Adjunct assistant professor of University Texas Medical School, Houston, 1986-1990.

Member public relations advanced.coun. Texas Medical Center, 1987-1989. Member planning panel on education and training health science libraries National Library.

Medicine, 1993-1994; presenter in field.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Leadership Charlottesville, since 1990. Member American Library Association, Association College and Research Libraries, Library. Administration and Management Association, American Medical Informatics, Virginia Library.

Association, Medical Library. Association (chairman annual meeting national program committee 1992-1995, board directors since 1996, treasurer since 1997), Academy Health Information Professionals (distinguished), Association Academy Health Sciences Library. Directors (vice chairman joint legislation task force with Medical Library.

Association 1990-1994, annual statistics editorial board 1997-2001), Virginia Council Health Sciences Libraries (chairman 1991-1994).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: horses, sports.