Nancy M. Babb, Cataloger and Senior Assistant Librarian at the Charles B. Sears Law Library, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Law, was the recipient of the 2005 ALL-SIS Outstanding Article Award. The award presentation took place at the ALL-SIS reception on Tuesday, July 19, at St. Mary's Law School.
The award recognizes section members for contributing to the enhancement of academic law librarianship through publishing. The winning article was judged on the quality of writing, effectiveness of communication technique, and relevance to law librarianship.
Ms. Babb's winning article, Cataloging Spirits and the Spirit of Cataloging, was published in 40 Cataloging & Classification Quarterly 89 (no. 2, 2005).
The 2005 ALL-SIS Awards committee consisted of James Milles (SUNY-Buffalo), Sally Wambold (University of Richmond), and George Pike, Chair (University of Pittsburgh).
Photo: Nancy Babb accepts the 2005 ALL-SIS Outstanding Article Award from George Pike. Photo by Diane Murley.