Alumni Distinguished Professor
School of Information and Library Science, UNC-Chapel Hill
Ph.D., University of Toronto

Joanne Marshall served as Dean of the School of Information and Library Science from 1999 to 2004. Prior to 1999, Joanne was a faculty member at the University of Toronto, where she taught courses in health sciences information resources, management of corporate and other specialized information centers, research methods and online information retrieval. Before assuming her faculty appointment at the University of Toronto, Joanne worked for 15 years as a librarian in various academic and health sciences libraries. She has received a number of awards including the Medical Library Association (MLA) doctoral fellowship, the MLA Eliot Prize for the most significant research in medical librarianship for 1982 and 1992, and the Award of Outstanding Achievement from the Canadian Health Libraries Association in 1992. From the Special Libraries Association she received the H.W. Wilson Award in 1997, the John Cotton Dana Award in 1998 and the Factiva Leadership Award in 2004. During 2004-2005 she served as President of the Medical Library Association. She is a fellow of both the Medical Library Association and the Special Libraries Association.

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