Recipients of Educational and Marla Schwartz Grants

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2013 Recipients (Seattle, Washington Meeting)

  • Antionette Vanterpool, Florida State University (law librarianship student and law library assistant at University of Florida). (TS-SIS Marla Schwartz Grant, seventh recipient.)
  • Grants to Attend the Annual Meeting (AALL Registration Grant)
    • Diana Menashi, Joseph D. Fuchsberg Law Center, Gould Law Library, Touro Law College.
    • Joseph A. Reimers, Kresge Law Library, Notre Dame University (and Drexel University ISchool student).

2012 Recipients (Boston, Massachusetts Meeting)

  • Michael Umberger, University of Washington (law library intern and law librarianship student). (TS-SIS Marla Schwartz Grant, sixth recipient.)
  • No Educational Grants were awarded in 2012.

2011 Recipients (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Meeting)

  • CONELL (Conference of Newer Law Librarians)
    • Jen Richter, Sacramento County Public Law Library. (TS-SIS Marla Schwartz Grant, fifth recipient.)
  • Grants to Attend the Annual Meeting (AALL Registration Grant)
    • Rebecca Bearden, University of Connecticut School of Law Library.
    • Erin Harper, Edwards, Angell, Palmer & Dodge LLP, Boston.
    • Ashley Moye, Charlotte School of Law.
    • Amy O'Connor, University of Richmond Law Library.
    • Keiko Okuhara, William S. Richardson School of Law Library, University of Hawaii.
    • Sarah Pearson, Florida State University College of Law.
    • Lisa Wernke, University of Cincinnati, Robert S. Marx Law Library.

2010 Recipients (Denver, Colorado Meeting)

  • CONELL (Conference of Newer Law Librarians)
    • Amanda Quist, San Diego County Public Law Library. Amanda also recieved a TS-SIS Grant to attend the conference. (TS-SIS Marla Schwartz Grant, fourth recipient.)
  • Grants to Attend the Annual Meeting (AALL Registration Grant)
    • Ajaye Bloomstone, Louisiana State University Law Center Library.
    • Courtney Selby, University of Tulsa, Mabee legal Information Center.
    • Caroline Young, Rutgers University (Newark) Law Library.

2009 Recipients (Washington, D.C. Meeting)

  • CONELL (Conference of Newer Law Librarians)
    • Iris Garcia, Bibliographic Control Librarian, St. Thomas University Law Library.
    • Lindsay Beth Given, library science student at Indiana University School of Library and Information Science. Lindsay also received a TS-SIS Grant to attend the conference.
    • Victoria Sukhol, Assistant Director of Technical Services for Cataloging, New York Law School. Victoria also received a TS-SIS Grant to attend the conference.
    • Leslie Wakeford, Technical Services Librarian, Wake Forest University Professional Center Library. (TS-SIS Marla Schwartz Grant, third recipient.)
  • Grants to Attend the Annual Meeting (AALL Registration Grant)
    • Emily Phillips, Acquisitions Librarian, Wilmer/Hale, LLP in Washington, D.C.
    • Richard Todd, Technical Services Librarian, University of Tulsa, Mabee Legal Information Center.
    • Jared Wellman, Assistant Librarian of Acquisitions and Technology, Vermont Law School. Jared also received a Workshop Grant to attend "Managing from the Middle."
  • Grants to Attend Annual Meeting Workshops
    • Ajaye Bloomstone, Acquisitions Librarian, Louisiana State University Law Center Library in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This grant was to attend "Managing from the Middle."

2008 Recipients (Portland Meeting)

  • CONELL (Conference of Newer Law Librarians)
    • Jennifer Tsai, Head of Technical Services, Golden Gate University Law Library. Jennifer also recieved a TS-SIS Grant to attend the conference. (TS-SIS Marla Schwartz Grant, second recipient.)
  • Grants to Attend the Annual Meeting
    • Hollie White, PhD candidate in Information Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
    • Chris Pickford, Catalog Librarian, San Diego County Public Law Library.

2007 Recipients (New Orleans Meeting)

  • The Future Is Digital: Metadata Standards and Applications (workshop)
    • Sean Chen, Cataloging Assistant, Duke Law School Library; MLS program student, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (TS-SIS Marla Schwartz Grant, first recipient).
  • Delivering the Goods: Effective and Efficient Acquisitions Processes (workshop)
    • Edward Hart, Acquisitions and Serials Librarian, University of Florida.
  • Grants to Attend the Annual Meeting
    • Tina Miller, Technical Services Librarian, John F. Kennedy University Law Library.
    • Karen Wahl, Catalog Librarian, Fordham University Law Library.

2006 Recipients (St. Louis Annual Meeting)

  • SCCTP (Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program) Electronic Serials Cataloging Workshop
    • Yan Yu, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart Nicholson Graham LLP
  • CONELL (Conference of Newer Law Librarians)
    • Annie Chen, Robert Crown Law Library, Stanford University
    • Jill Ryder, New York State Office of the Attorney General

2005 Recipients (San Antonio Annual Meeting)

  • Effective Subject Cataloging With LCSH:
    • Shan Jiang, Northwestern University School of Law
    • Cathy Rentschler, Stetson University College of Law
  • Electronic Resources from Acquisitions to Access:
    • Marlene Bubrick, Loyola Law School, Los Angeles
    • Linda Sobey, Florida A & M University College of Law

2004 Recipients (Boston Annual Meeting)

  • Serials Cataloging Cooperative Training Program:
    • Judy Chalmers, Washoe County Law Library
    • Kevin McClure, Chicago-Kent College of Law Library
    • Mary Rose, Bryan Cave
    • Calmer Chattoo, University of Miami School of Law Library
    • Miriam Childs, Law Library of Louisiana
    • Rosemarie Romano, Syracuse University College of Law
    • Jill Milhorat
  • Taking the Law Into Your Own Hands:
    • Pat Turpening, University of Cincinnati Law Library

2003 Recipients (Seattle Annual Meeting)

  • Advanced Cataloging:
    • Christy Ryan, University of Tulsa, Mabee Legal Information Center
    • Elaine Bradshaw, University of Oklahoma Law Library
    • Julie Kremer, Robert Crown Law Library
    • Akram Sadeghi Pari, Cincinnati Law Library Association

Other Recipients

  • Christy Ryan, Public Services/Serials Law Librarian from the Taliaferro Savage Library at the University of Tulsa School of Law, received a TS-SIS Education Grant to attend the Intermediate Cataloging for Law Libraries workshop to be held July 19-20, 2002 in Orlando, Florida. In March 2002, Christy attended the Basic Law Cataloging workshop held in Chicago. Her colleagues consider Christy to be a promising law librarian, and believe that "she will attend eagerly, absorb new knowledge readily, and share it and use it upon her return."
  • Cindy Buhi, who works in the Washington State Attorney General's Law Library, received a TS-SIS Education Grant to attend the Basic Law Cataloging Workshop held in Chicago, Illinois, March 1-3, 2002.
  • Wendy Medvetz, Acquisitions/Serials Librarian at Capital University Law Library, is the first recipient of the TS-SIS Education Grant. Read her report on the New Perspectives in Law Library Acquisitions and Collection Development Workshop she attended at American University School of Law in Washington, D.C., November 2-3, 2001.