AALL Award Winners

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I am pleased to announce the recipients of this year's AALL awards, scholarships, and grants. Congratulations to all of the winners!

AALL AWARDS

The AALL Awards Program was established as a way to publicly recognize the achievements of law librarians based on service to the profession and contributions to legal literature and materials. The major awards will be presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting in San Antonio.

For descriptions of the criteria for each award, see the AALL Awards webpage.

The Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award

Robert C. Berring, Jr.
Walter Perry Johnson Professor of Law
UC Berkeley School of Law
Berkeley, California

Janis L. Johnston
Director and Associate Professor of Law, Retired
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law
Champaign, Illinois

Carol Avery Nicholson
Associate Director for Technical Services, Retired
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Durham, North Carolina

The Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award

Ellyssa Kroski
Director of Information Technology
New York Law Institute
New York, New York

Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

Barbara Berdahl, Principal Author
Special Collections Assistant Librarian

Glen Anderson, Contributing Author
Multimedia Specialist

Katherine Hedin, Contributing Author
Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections

University of Minnesota Law Library
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Walter F. Mondale: Spokesman for Reform and Justice in the U.S. Senate website

AALL Hall of Fame

Carol Bredemeyer
Professor of Law Library Services, Assistant Director for Faculty Services
Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law
Highland Heights, Kentucky

Richard A. Danner
Archibald C. and Frances Fulk Rufty Research Professor of Law, Senior Associate Dean for Information Services
Duke University School of Law
J. Michael Goodson Law Library
Durham, North Carolina

James E. Duggan
Director of the Law Library and Associate Professor of Law
Tulane University Law School
New Orleans, Louisiana

Margaret K. Maes
Executive Director
Legal Information Preservation Alliance
Bloomington, Indiana

AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award

Ingrid Mattson
Reference Librarian
Ohio State University
Moritz Law Library
Columbus, Ohio

Linda-Jean Schneider
Electronic Resources Manager
Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"Negotiating and Complying with Electronic Database License Agreements" AALL Spectrum, February 2013

Law Library Journal Article of the Year Award

D.R. Jones
Associate Dean for Information Resources, Law Library Director, and Assistant Professor of Law
University of Memphis
Cecil. C. Humphreys School of Law
Memphis, Tennessee

"Locked Collections: Copyright and the Future of Research Support" 105 Law Library Journal 425 (2013)

Law Library Publications Award

Nonprint Division

Margaret C. Clark
Assistant Director for International and Foreign Legal Research
Florida State University College of Law Research Center
Tallahassee, Florida

International Responses to Syrian Conflict, Military Intervention, and Chemical Weapons

Print Division

Sacramento County Public Law Library
Sacramento, California

Sacramento County Public Law Library: Step-by-Step Guides

The AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Awards Program

Open Division

Elizabeth Caulfield
Head of Reference and Instruction Librarian
Texas Tech University School of Law
Lubbock, Texas

Is This a Profession?: Establishing Educational Criteria for Law Librarians

New Member Division

Susan David deMaine
Research and Instructional Services Librarian
Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Library
Indianapolis, Indiana

From Disability to Usability in Online Instruction

Joseph D. Lawson
Law Librarian
Fort Bend County Law Library
Richmond, Texas

What About the Majority?: Considering the Legal Research Practices of Solo and Small Firm Attorneys

Short Form Division

James M. Donovan
Library Director and James and Mary Lassiter Professor of Law
University of Kentucky College of Law
Lexington, Kentucky

On Writing with Adverbs

Student Division - Announced after May 15

Minority Leadership Development Award

Stephanie Hayes
Assistant Director for Resources
Florida State University College of Law Research Center
Tallahassee, Florida

AALL Public Access to Government Information Award

Mississippi College of Law Library
Jackson, Mississippi

Legislative History Project

Robert L. Oakley Advocacy Award

Sarah (Sally) G. Holterhoff
Government Information/Reference Librarian and Associate Professor of Law Librarianship
Valparaiso University Law School Library
Valparaiso, Indiana

Chapter Professional Development Award

One-Time Program

Law Libraries Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY)

LLAGNY 75th Anniversary Education Conference

Excellence in Marketing Awards

Best Brochure

Thompson Coburn LLP
St. Louis, Missouri

[at]YourLibrary Infographic

Best Campaign

Emory University Hugh F. MacMillan Law Library
Atlanta, Georgia

Stress Busters

Best Newsletter

Ninth Circuit Library-Pasadena
Pasadena, California

Library News - Summer 2013: The History Issue

Best PR Tool Kit

University of Arkansas at Little Rock
William H. Bowen School of Law
Little Rock, Arkansas

The Library is More Than a Place to Study

Best Use of Technology

Chicago Association of Law Libraries (CALL)
Chicago, Illinois

Call CALL in the Exhibit Hall

Best New Product Award

William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
Getzville, New York

Fastcase, Inc.
Washington, D.C.

HeinOnline/Fastcase Integration

Emerging Leader Award

Janine Liebert
Programs and Partnerships Librarian
LA Law Library
Los Angeles, California

Innovations in Technology Award

Mississippi College of Law Library
Jackson, Mississippi

Legislative History Project

Distinguished Lectureship Award

Richard Danner
Rufty Research Professor of Law & Senior Associate Dean for Information Services
Duke University
Durham, North Carolina

Lecture Presented at 2014 AALL Annual Meeting:

What We Know and How We Think About It

Volunteer Service Award

Karen B. Brunner
Director of Library Services
Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti LLP
Morristown, New Jersey

Sarah Galligan
Director
Ramsey County Law Library
St. Paul, Minnesota

Sandra Marz
Library Director, Retired
Washoe County Law Library
Reno, Nevada

SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDS

AALL is committed to providing opportunities for professional growth. Each year, the Association awards scholarships to assist individuals to become a law librarian. For descriptions of the scholarships listed below, see the AALL Scholarships webpage.

LexisNexis/John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship

Library Degree for Law School Graduates

Jessica Barile
Alexandria, Virginia

Robert Beharriell
Davie, Florida

Anne Mira Guha
Alexandria, Virginia

Lidia Koelbel
Mesa, Arizona

Jeremy James McCabe
DeKalb, Illinois

Teresa Jean Myers
Apple Valley, Minnesota

Cecily Harms Nicewicz
Thornton, Colorado

Lacy Rakestraw
St. Louis, Missouri

Paul Riermaier
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Mahum Saulat Shere
Palm Desert, California

Shannon Stoneking
Burnsville, Minnesota

Corrine Vogel
Urbana, Illinois

Library Degree for Non-Law School Graduates

Esther Ojuri
Odenton, Maryland

Dual Library Degree and Law Degree

Andrew William Lang
Madison, Wisconsin

AALL & Thomson Reuters/George A. Strait Minority Scholarship

Kelly Lynn Anders
Kansas City, Missouri

Anne Mira Guha
Alexandria, Virginia

Lidia Koelbel
Mesa, Arizona

Esther Ojuri
Odenton, Maryland

Mahum Saulat Shere
Palm Desert, California

AALL Scholarships

Library Degree for Law School Graduates

Jeremy James McCabe
DeKalb, Illinois

Lacy Rakestraw
St. Louis, Missouri

Paul Riermaier
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Corrine Vogel
Urbana, Illinois

Dual Library Degree and Law Degree

Andrew William Lang
Madison, Wisconsin

GRANT AWARDS

The AALL Grants Program enables law librarians to participate in the professional educational opportunities that are provided at the Annual Meeting or to engage in original research on topics important to law librarianship. Grants are funded by contributions from firms and individuals. For descriptions of these and other AALL grants, see the AALL Grants webpage.

AALL Grants

Cynthia Bassett
Scott Burgh
Lindsey Carpino
Ericka Cohn
Sabrina Davis
DawnMarin Dell
Matthew Fluntz
Paul Gatz
Philip Johnson
Zanada Joyner
Rebecca Mattson
Lisa Mecklenberg Jackson
Lucie Olejnikova
Anupama Pal
Patrick Parsons
Akram Sadeghi Pari
Scott Uhl
Corrine Vogel
Janeen Williams
Andrew Winston

Chapter Registration Grants

Association of Law Libraries of Upstate New York (ALLUNY)
Elaine M. Knecht

Law Libraries Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY)
Taryn L. Rucinski

Law Librarian Association of Maryland (LLAM)
Camilla Tubbs

Law Librarians Society of Washington D.C. (LLSDC)
Anne Mira Guha

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)
Lusiella Fazzino

Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries (SEAALL)
Jonathan Rountree

Western Pennsylvania Law Library Association (WPLLA)
Antoni Stosh Jonjak

LexisNexis Research Fund Grant

Melanie Knapp
Head of Reference and Instructional Services

Rob Wiley
Research Services Specialist

George Mason University
Arlington, Virginia

Comparison of Research Speed and Accuracy Using WestlawNext and Lexis Advance

Andrea Alexander
Reference Librarian and Assistant Professor
Ohio Northern University
Ada, Ohio

Michelle Hook Dewey
Reference Librarian & Assistant Professor of Library Services
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, Illinois

Building Bridges: Case Studies in Best Practices for Law Library and Career

AALL/Wolters Kluwer Law & Business Research Grant

Phillip Gragg
Director and Associate Professor
George R. White Law Library
Concordia University
Boise, Idaho

Upward Mobility and Career Prospects for the Dual Degree Librarian: A Quantitative Analysis of Our Profession and Projection of Career Opportunities Over the Next Two Decades

Shawn Nevers
Head of Reference Services
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah

Research Practices of Attorneys

Sincerely,
Steven P. Anderson
AALL President