Mary Elizabeth Dykstra Lynch, PhD

Title:  Professor Emeritus
Company: Dalhousie University
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
 
 

Affiliations/Associations/Societies:

  • Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale, Florence, Italy (Consultant, 2001)
  • Calvin College (B.A.)
  • Canadian Library Association (several committees, working groups, 1980-1995)
  • CANARIE (Member, Board of Directors, 1996-1998)
  • Citadel North Neighbourhood Association, Halifax, Nova Scotia (President, 1988)
  • City of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Mayor’s Advisory Council to Promote the Arts (Member, 1992-1993)
  • Dalhousie University Libraries (Head, Cataloguing Services, 1970-1974)
  • Dalhousie University School of Library Service (M.L.S., 1970)
  • Dalhousie University School of Information Studies (Professor, 1974-1995; Director, 1986-1994)
  • Getty Trust Art History Information Program, Williamstown, MA.  (Consultant, 1993-1994)
  • National Film Board of Canada, Montreal, Quebec (Consultant, 1981-1982; Senior Audiovisual Librarian, 1982-1983)
  • National Information Highway Advisory Council, Ottawa, Canada (Member, 1994-1997)
  • UNESCO, Paris, France (Member, International Consultants Committee, World Information and Communications Report, 1998-1999)
  • University of Sheffield, U.K.  (PhD, 1986; Researcher, Information Studies, 1994)

Achievements:

  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2020)
  • Honoree, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2019)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,”  Marquis Who’s Who  (2016-2017, 2011-2012)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the World,” Marquis Who’s Who  (2004-2016)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in the East,” Marquis Who’s Who  (2002-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who of American Women,”  Marquis Who’s Who  (2004-2011)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in America,” Marquis Who’s Who  (1990-2008)
  • Research Grantee, Dalhousie University (1996, 1990, 1976)
  • Featured Listee, “Who’s Who in Canada,” Grey House Publishing Canada, Toronto  (1995)
  • Member, Selection Committee, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Ottawa (1994)
  • Research Grantee, Academic Links Grant, the British Council, UK (1994)
  • Research Grantee, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Ottawa, with addition grants from the National Library of Canada, Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Nova Scotia Provincial Library, Nova Scotia Department of Tourism and Culture, and the Nova Scotia Legislature (1987-1990)
  • Research Grantee, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Dalhousie University (1980)

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