ARCHIVED: AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Committee (2007-2009)

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ROSTER

 
2008-2009 Charge

TYPE: Process Committee

PURPOSE: The Committee serves to promote the scholarship of the Association's membership by administering the Call for Papers competition.

CHARGE: The Committee shall promote the writing of scholarly papers and coordinate a program at the Association's annual meeting offering an opportunity for the winners of the prize to present their work highlighting various aspects of their writing process. To this end, the Committee shall establish categories or divisions of eligibility of the appropriate criteria for selection of winning works; review and set the number of creative works which will be selected as winners; administer any financial award which may be available for distribution to winners; and review papers or creative works and select winners. The Committee shall recommend to the editor of the Law Library Journal those papers which are suitable for publication.

TENURE: Membership on the Committee shall normally be for two years, except that the Vice Chair and Chair will each serve three years. The returning member selected as Vice Chair at the end of the first year shall serve in that capacity in the second year, and become the Chair of the committee for an additional third year.

SIZE: The Committee shall normally consist of a Chair, Vice Chair, one member and a non-voting Executive Board liaison.

STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS COMPLIANCE: Goal II: Education

RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER COMMITTEES: The Committee works with the Annual Meeting Program Committee and the Law Library Journal and AALL Spectrum Committee, in partnership to promote and reward the scholarly endeavors of the Association's members.

2007-2008 Charge

CHARGE:
The committee shall promote the writing of scholarly papers and the development of creative works for presentation at the Association's Annual Meeting. To this end, the committee shall establish categories or divisions of eligibility of the appropriate criteria for selection of winning works; review and set the number of creative works which will be selected as winners; administer any financial award which may be available for distribution to winners; and review papers or creative works and select winners. The committee shall recommend to the editor of the Law Library Journal those papers which are suitable for publication.

SIZE:
The committee shall consist of two members and the chair.