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Marcia Jeanne Bates

information scientist educator

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.

Achievements

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

Works

book For Information Specialists: Interpretations of References and Bibliographic Work (Contemporary Studies in Information Management, Policies & Services) book For Information Specialists: Interpretations of References and Bibliographic Work (Contemporary Studies in Information Management, Policies & Services) by Howard D. White, Marcia Bates, Patrick Wilson (1992) Paperback

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.