This annual award recognizes an individual or group who has made outstanding contributions to academic law librarianship through continued efforts to improve law librarianship. The award, presented by the Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section (ALL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries, is named in honor of Frederick Charles Hicks, the first great American law librarian/scholar who was also the first academic law librarian to serve as president of AALL.
A nominee can be an individual or a group, and should exhibit extended and sustained contributions in one or more of the following areas:
Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Preference will be given to members of the ALL-SIS.
Nominations must include:
The award will be presented annually at the discretion of the Awards Committee.
Nomination packets may be sent to the ALL-SIS Awards Committee Chair, Merle J. Slyhoff, University of Pennsylvania Law Library, 3460 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104. Questions can be directed to the chair at 215-898-9013, or email@example.com.
Deadline: February 1, 2001
Previous Recipients: Penny Hazelton, 2000, University of Washington