ELIZABETH (LIZ) BIBBY is Director of the Business Information Services Center, Baker Library, Harvard Business School.
SLA Member Since: 1976
Past Employment: Boston College: Head, Reference & Instructional Services (1997-99); Labat- Anderson Inc : Head Librarian/Coordinator (1991-94); Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta: Manager: Library & Information Services (1987-91); TAPPI: Information Resources Administrator (1983-87); Life College: Instructor & Librarian (1982-83); Canadian Consulate General: Information Manager (1976-81).
Education: M.S. in Information Science from the University of Tennessee; Certificate in Management Development, from Oglethorpe University; Bachelor's degree with highest distinction from Northwestern University (Psychology); First Professional Examination of the Library Association, School of Librarianship, Liverpool.
SLA Chapter Activities: Illinois: Bulletin Editor (1978-81); Georgia: Chair, Education Committee (1984-85); Program Chair (1985-86); Chapter President (1986-87); Director (1990-91); Boston: member, Logistics Committee (1997-99); Treasurer (1999-01).
SLA Division Activities: Library Management: Chair, Marketing Section (1988-89); Division Chair Elect (1989-90); Chair (1990-91), Chair, Bylaws Committee, (1991-92); Chair, Nominating Committee (1992-93); Chair, Awards Committee (1992-93); Chair, Membership Committee (1994-95); Listserv Administrator (1995-96); Business and Finance: Director (1997-99). Diverse Issues Caucus: mentor, EBSCO Minority Scholarship program (1998). Chemistry, Science and Technology, Information Technology, and Environmental and Resource Management Divisions past member.
SLA Association-Level Activities: Public Relations Committee: member (1991-92); Research Committee: member (1995-96): Conference Planning Committee: Deputy Chair (1994); Nominating Committee: Chair-Elect (1997-98); Chair (1998-99); Task Force on Simplification: member 2000-2001.
Awards & Honors: Library Management Division Leadership Award (1994); Primark Award for Outstanding Achievement in Business Librarianship (2000); Fellow of the Special Libraries Association (June 2000).
Other Professional Activities: ASIS: Secretary, Georgia Chapter (1996-70); Conference Chair (1998). Chicago Library System Affiliates Council: Board member (1980-81); Georgia Governor's Conference on Libraries and Information Services: Special Libraries Delegate (1991). Member of ALA, ACRL, RUSA, LAMA and BAABL (Boston Association of Academic Business Librarians).
Publications: "Using Ready Reference [software] on the Region 4 LAN," EPA InfoAccess, Number 23, (November 1992): 8-9. "Supersurvey Results," Library Management Quarterly, 14 (Spring 1991): 15-16. "Learning to Improve Your Management Skills," Library Management Quarterly, 12 (Fall 1989): 5,7. Book review: "Creating an Information Service" by Sylvia P. Webb, Journal of Documentation, 40 (December 1984): 292-293. …