The Academic Law Libraries SIS is pleased to announce
that Frank G. Houdek, Law Library Director and Professor of Law, Southern
Illinois University Law School, has been selected as the second recipient
of the Frederick Charles Hicks Award. This award was created by the SIS
to honor outstanding contributions to academic law librarianship by an
individual or group.
The Frederick Charles Hicks Award was named for the
first great American law librarian/scholar, who was also the first academic
law librarian to be President of AALL. Information about Professor Hicks
and his career can be found here.
The 2001 Hicks Award will be presented at the ALL-SIS
Reception at the University of Minnesota on Tuesday, July 17, during the
AALL Annual Meeting in Minneapolis.
ALL-SIS Awards Committee Chair