ARCHIVED: Winners Chosen in AALL/LexisNexis™ Call for Papers Competition

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May 30, 2002


The AALL Call for Papers Committee has selected three scholarly papers as winners of the AALL/LexisNexis™ Call for Papers Competition.

The committee chose the following papers as the best in each category:

  • Open Member Division (member of AALL for five or more years): "UCITA and the Information Professional -- Or, Having a Barbeque on the Information Commons," by Yolanda Jones, Villanova University School of Law Library
  • New Member Division (member of AALL for fewer than five years): "The Circle of Life: Managing a Law Library Web Site Redesign Project," by Bonnie Shucha, University of Wisconsin Madison Law Library
  • Student Division (enrolled in library or law school): "Thomas S. Dabagh and the Institutional Beginnings of the UCLA Law Library: A Cautionary Tale," by Renee Y. Rastorfer, University of California at Los Angeles Graduate School for Education and Information Studies

The annual competition awards three authors with a cash prize of $750 each, donated by LexisNexis™. (Co-authors of winning papers share the award.) The winning papers will be considered for publication in Law Library Journal.

Winners will present their papers to their colleagues at 3:15 p.m. on July 22 at the 2002 AALL Annual Meeting in Orlando, Fla.