AALL eBriefing / 2017 Award Recipients Announced

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2017 AALL AWARD RECIPIENTS

The AALL Awards Program was established to publicly recognize the achievements of law librarians for their service to the profession and contributions to legal literature and materials. 

Celebrate the accomplishments of your colleagues at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Austin where recipients of the Gallagher, Andrews, and Hall of Fame awards will be acknowledged at the Association Luncheon.

AALL is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's AALL awards:

MARIAN GOULD GALLAGHER
DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Richard A. Danner
Rufty Research Professor of Law
Senior Associate Dean for Information Services
Duke University School of Law
Durham, North Carolina
 
Karl T. Gruben
Awarded Posthumously
Associate Dean for Library & Information Services
Professor of Law and Director of the Legal Research Center
University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, California
 
Gitelle Seer
Director of Library and Research Services, Retired
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Mahwah, New Jersey
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JOSEPH L. ANDREWS LEGAL LITERATURE AWARD
 
Shelley L. Dowling
Librarian of the Court, U.S. Supreme Court, Retired
U.S. Supreme Court Library
Williamsburg, Virginia

Elbridge Thomas Gerry: An Exceptional Life in Gilded Gotham
 
Jessica Winston, PhD
Chair, History Department and Professor of English
Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
 
Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the 
Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581
                 
Richard C. Amelung, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Legal Research
Vincent C. Immel Law Library
St. Louis, Missouri

and 

LLMC Staff
Kaneohe, Hawaii
 
The Legal Patrimony of Haiti: An Annotated Bibliography
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HALL OF FAME AWARD
 
Catherine Lemann
Research Librarian
Law Library of Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
 
Joyce Manna Janto
Deputy Director of the Law Library
University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, Virginia
 
Melody Lembke
Associate Law Librarian for Collection Services
University of California, Irvine School of Law Library
Irvine, California
 
Maryruth Storer
Law Library Director
Orange County Public Law Library
Santa Ana, California
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AALL SPECTRUM ARTICLE OF THE YEAR AWARD
 
Pat Newcombe
Associate Dean for Library and Information Resources
Western New England University School of Law Library
Springfield, Massachusetts
 
"Crowdsourcing Legal Research: The Opportunities and Challenges,"
 AALL Spectrum, May/June 2016
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LAW LIBRARY JOURNAL ARTICLE OF THE YEAR AWARD
 
Janet Sinder
Director of the Library & Associate Professor of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, New York
 
"The Effects of Demand-Driven Acquisitions on Law Library
Collection Development,"
108 Law Library Journal 155 (2016)
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LAW LIBRARY PUBLICATIONS AWARD
 
NONPRINT DIVISION
 
Georgetown University Law Library
Washington, DC
                 
A Brief History of Civil Rights in the United States
 
PRINT DIVISION
 CO-CREATORS

Karina Condra
FCIL and Emerging Technologies Librarian

Peter Kersten
Intellectual Property, Environmental, and Water Law Librarian

Westminster Law Library
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Denver, Colorado

Certificate in Legal Research Marketing Materials
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AALL/LEXISNEXIS CALL FOR PAPERS AWARDS
 
OPEN DIVISION
 
Liz McCurry Johnson
Reference Librarian
Wake Forest School of Law
Professional Center Library
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
 
The Practical Obscurity of the Green Screen Terminal: A Case Study on Accessing Jury Selection Data
 
NEW MEMBER DIVISION
CO-AUTHORS
 
Annalee Hickman Moser
Law Library Fellow
Howard W. Hunter Law Library
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah

Felicity Murphy
Head of Student Services
James E. Faust Law Library
S.J. Quinney College of Law
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
 
The Reference Assistant
 
SHORT DIVISION 
CO-AUTHORS
 
Ingrid Mattson
Reference Librarian
 
Susan Azyndar
Reference Librarian
 
Moritz Law Library
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
 
Collaborative Relationships between Law Librarians and 
Legal Writing Faculty

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MINORITY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AWARD
 
Clanitra Stewart Nejdl 
Reference & Instructional Services Librarian
and Assistant Professor
Northern Illinois University College of Law Library
DeKalb, Illinois
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PUBLIC ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT
INFORMATION AWARD
 
Laura J. Orr
Legal Research Library Consultant
Portland, Oregon
 
Superseded Oregon Revised Statutes 1953-1993 Digitization Project
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CHAPTER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD
 
ONE-TIME PROGRAM
 
Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL)
 
Hot or Not: You Be the Judge 
October 14, 2016, Workshop
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EXCELLENCE IN MARKETING AWARD
 
BEST BROCHURE

Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library
Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
Orange, California
 
Report of the Hugh and Hazel Darling Law Library--The Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
June 2016
 
BEST CAMPAIGN 

Harris County Law Library
Houston, Texas
 
Immigration Law and Internment Camps in Texas: Legal Perspectives on The Train to Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell
 
BEST NEWSLETTER 

State Law Library of Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi
 
Letters from the Library
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NEW PRODUCT AWARD

Casetext
Pablo Arredondo
Vice President, Legal Research
San Francisco, California
 
CARA
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EMERGING LEADER AWARD
 
Ashley Krenelka Chase
Associate Director of the Law Library,
Coordinator of Legal Practice Technology, 
& Adjunct Professor of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, Florida
 
Joseph D. Lawson
Deputy Director
Harris County Law Library
Houston, Texas
 
Leanna R. Simon
Reference Librarian
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Detroit, Michigan
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INNOVATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD
 
Sacramento County Public Law Library
Sacramento, California
 
Applying for Guardianship in Sacramento 
Animated Webinar Series
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VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD
 
Lawrence R. (Larry) Meyer
Law Library Director
Law Library for San Bernardino County
San Bernardino, California

Congratulations to all of the winners!