Honoring MAC Members Who Have Retired in 2020

Three librarians have retired from the Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) at the University of Pittsburgh. They have served the library profession a combined total of more than 75 years! We wish them the very best in their retirement! Rebecca Abromitis, MLS Andrea Ketchum, MS, MLIS Charles Wessel, MLS For their biographies,

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Call for Retired or Retiring MAC Librarians

Have you retired during the past year or are you about to retire? Do you have a colleague who is retiring?  In order to recognize the value of your library service, the MAC Honors and Awards Committee is asking you to send your name and a brief biography to be posted on

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Many MAC Memories: Happy Retirement Jonathan Lord!

Jonathan Lord, University of Virginia Collection Development Librarian, will retire on August 23, 2019. Jonathan has been a librarian for 39 years, spending his entire career in health sciences libraries, first at St. Francis Hospital, then Hartford Hospital, both in Connecticut, and, since 1991, at the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library (CMHSL),

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Jonathan Lord to Retire on August 23, 2019

Jonathan Lord, Collection Development Librarian and former MAC Chair and MAC Messages Editor, will retire from the University of Virginia’s Claude Moore Health Sciences Library on August 23, 2019. Jonathan has worked at the University of Virginia and been a MAC member since January 1991. Email

Diana McDuffee to retire January 1, 2019

Diana McDuffee, assistant director for community engagement, AHEC and outreach services, will retire from the Health Sciences Library at the University Libraries, effective January 1, 2019, after 28 years of service. Her last work day will be December 21, 2018. Interview by Judy Panitch of the UNC-CH University Libraries Where are you from?

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Bob Ladd to retire January 1, 2019

Bob Ladd, media and instructional design specialist, will retire from the Health Sciences Library at the University Libraries, effective January 1, 2019. December 21, 2018, will be his last day at work. Interview by Judy Panitch of the UNC-Chapel Hill University Libraries Where are you from? Where did you grow up? I grew

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