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Arlis Dittmer Retires

Arlis Dittmer has retired from the Blessing Health Professions Library in Quincy, Illinois after 26 years of service. Arlis has been a very active member of HSLI, serving as both Secretary and President.arlis_dittmer She was the recipient of the 1998-99 Presidential Award Winner for her service on the HSLI Conference Committee. Arlis served on both the Illinois State Council and the Regional Advisory Council.

Outside of HSLI, Arlis published articles in Nursing Education Perspectives the Journal of Hospital Librarianship, and the QuincyHerald-Whig. She presented in many venues, including HSLI, Midwest Chapter MLA, the Conference on Illinois History, the GMR Technology Forum, OPAL, Sigma Theta Tau International, and the Illinois State Library.

3 Responses to “Arlis Dittmer Retires”

  1. Eric Edwards says:

    Congratulations, Arlis! Thank you for your outstanding service to HSLI and the library science profession as a whole. Your professionalism and enthusiasm will be missed. Enjoy your retirement!

  2. Congratulations Arlis, you’ve done so much and have left an admirable library legacy. Enjoy each moment. Kitty

  3. Peg Burnette says:

    Congratulations on your retirement Arlis! Thank you for all you have done for health librarians throughout Illinois and beyond. Although our paths have crossed only sporadically, it has been a pleasure to have known you. I wish you the very best in all things!
    Peg

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