Outstanding Article Award

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The ALL-SIS Outstanding Article Award honors section members for contributions to the enhancement of academic law librarianship through publishing. Articles published in any format in any publication other than Law Library Journal and AALL Spectrum the year prior to the award qualify for consideration. Any aspect of academic law librarianship may be addressed. A plaque will be presented to the author or authors of the winning articles.

Recipients of the Outstanding Article Award

Catherine A. Lemmer (Assistant Director Information Services, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law), Competitive Intelligence Instruction to Develop Practice-Ready Legal Professionals, 34 Legal Ref. Serv. Q. 268 (2015).

James M. Donovan (Director of the Law Library and James and Mary Lassiter Associate Professor of Law, University of Kentucky), Carol A. Watson (Director of the Law Library, University of Georgia), & Caroline Osborne (Associate Dean for Legal Information Services and Professor of Law, Washington & Lee University), The Open Access Advantage for American Law Reviews, Edison 2015-03A, http://www.jptos.org/news/375/100.html.

Cindy Guyer (Law Librarian - Research Services and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Gould School of Law, University of Southern California), Experiential Learning: Context and Connections for Legal Research–A Case Study, 32 Legal Ref. Serv. Q. 161 (2013).

Lee F. Peoples (Professor and Law Library Director, Oklahoma City University School of Law), Testing the Limits of WestlawNext, 31 Legal Ref. Serv. Q. 125-49 (2012).

Aliza B. Kaplan (Associate Professor of Legal Analysis & Writing, Lewis & Clark Law School) & Kathleen Darvil (Access Services–Reference Librarian and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, Brooklyn Law School), Think [and Practice] Like a Lawyer: Legal Research for the New Millennials, 8 Leg. Comm. & Rhetoric 153 (2011).

Terry Ballard (Assistant Director of Technical Services for Systems, Mendik Law Library, New York Law School) & Anna Blaine (Reference Librarian, Mendik Law Library, New York Law School), The Changing Face of Current Awareness Reporting in Law Libraries, 111 New Libr. World 104 (2010).

Nancy P. Johnson (Associate Dean for Library and Information Services and Professor of Law, Georgia State University) What First-Year Law Students Should Learn in a Legal Research Class, 28 Legal Ref. Serv. Q. 77 (2009).

Daniel W. Martin (Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, Loyola Law School), Katherine Pratt (Professor of Law, Loyola Law School), & Jennifer M. Kowal (Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Loyola LL.M. Tax Program), The Virtual Tax Library: A Comparison of Five Electronic Tax Research Platforms, 8 Fla. Tax Rev. 931 (2008).

Carol Parker, Institutional Repositories and the Principle of Open Access: Changing the Way We Think About Legal Scholarship, 37 N.M. L. Rev. 431–77 (2007).

Bonnie Shucha, The State of the Law Library Blogosphere, LLRX.com, Nov. 3, 2006, http://www.llrx.com/features/blogosphere.htm.

Not awarded

Nancy M. Babb, Cataloging Spirits and the Spirit of Cataloging, 40 Cataloging & Classification Q. 89 (no. 2, 2005).

Nancy Carol Carter, The Special Case of Alaska: Native Law and Research, 22 Leg. Ref. Servs. Q. 11 (no. 4, 2003).
Matthew Cordon, Beyond Mere Competency: Advanced Legal Research in a Practice-Oriented Curriculum, 55 Baylor L. Rev. 1 (2003).

Not awarded

Melissa M. Serfass and Jessie L. Cranford, Federal and State Court Rules Governing Publication and Citation of Opinions, 3 J. App. Prac. & Process 251 (Spring 2001).

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