Tom Flemming

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Tom Flemming (retired) was a former public services librarian at the McMaster University's Health Sciences Library in Hamilton, Ontario. He was a long-serving member of CHLA/ABSC (Canada) and known for his informed opinions. Flemming was known for his Health Care Information Resources website, which he started in 1995 in the pre-Google era when health librarians relied on directories of librarian-selected resources to find things. Flemming is active in the MLA - Medical Library Association (U.S.) and promotes credentialing of health librarians through the Academy of Health Information Professionals. He was a winner of the Margaret Ridley Charlton Award for Outstanding Achievement in 2002. In 2008, Flemming was awarded Honourary Life Membership by CHLA/ABSC (Canada). In 2011, Tom joined the CVHL Free Content Expert Panel. For the 2012 Conference, Flemming was the official photographer.


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