July 07, 2000
The American Association of Law Libraries' (AALL) Awards Committee has selected the recipient of the 2000 Law Library Journal Article of the Year Award. Established in 1989, this award recognizes outstanding achievement in research and scholarship represented by a published work in Law Library Journal. For the first time, a monetary prize of $500.00, given by Commerce Clearing House, will accompany the award.
Marie Stefanini Newman, from the Pace University School of Law Library in White Plains, New York, is the recipient of this year's award. Ms. Newman's article, Evaluation Criteria and Quality Control for Legal Knowledge Systems on the Internet: A Case Study, discusses the attributes of high quality Web sites. It appeared in volume 91, number 1, Winter 1999. The award will be presented at the 93rd AALL Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA, July 15-20, 2000.
The American Association of law Libraries was founded in 1906 to promote and enhance the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, to foster the profession of law librarianship, and to provide leadership in the field of legal information.