A Word or Two from Your Editors
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We have seen quite a number of changes in Technical Services Law Librarianís staff in recent months, so itís time to bid fond farewells and extend welcomes.
Most notably, Melody Lembke, who has been involved in TSLL for some 20 years, is stepping down as our "Description & Entry" columnist. How can we adequately thank someone who has contributed so much for so long? We canít, so suffice it to say her knowledge and insights will be sorely missed.
In addition LeGrand Fletcher, who has done such a wonderful job on "Research and Publications" is moving on to pursue other interests. We are delighted to report that Ellen McGrath has cleverly conned the irrepressible Brian Striman to fill the gap. Poetry enthusiasts, rejoice! We may soon have ditties on TS scholarship.
Meanwhile, Sandy Sadow, who has done top-notch, not to mention ground-breaking work, as our first-ever "Collection Development" columnist is moving to the Bay Area. Itís possible Sandy will return, but sheís leaving options open for now.
Another major loss is Alva Stone, who has resigned as "Subject Headings" columnist. However, as you are surely aware, Alva remains a significant TSLL presence, in the guise of our TS Chair. And more good news, as you saw last issue, the eminently qualified Aaron Kuperman is now writing this column.
Meanwhile, in "Acquisitions" land, we are sorry to lose the talented team of JoAnn Hounshell and Marla Schwartz. They too have heeded the siren call of other TS duties, but fortunately, Dick Vaughn and Jim Mumm have already taken over this job.
We are also delighted to announce that "Preservation," which has languished for about a year, is now being covered by Hope Breeze and Katherine Hedin.
Finally, we have a new column and columnist. We are most fortunate to now have Betty Roeske covering the much-needed "Private Law Library" beat.
And, as always, our sincere thanks goes to all of TSLLís regular columnists and contributors. You are the life-blood of this, our favorite newsletter.
A postscript from one of your editors.... It has been a tad strange to do layout on the Chapman Award remarks. I really canít tell you all how much the award, the association and these two wonderful SISís mean to me. I never dreamed I could care for an institution, but I was wrong. Very wrong. Thank you again.