2020 – 2024

2020-2024 ALL-SIS Award & Grant Winners

2022 AWARD & GRANT WINNERS

ALL-SIS OUTSTANDING ARTICLE AWARD: Long Form

Bonnie Shucha, Associate Dean & Law Library Director, University of Wisconsin Law School. Representing Law Faculty Scholarly Impact: Strategies for Improving Citation Metrics Accuracy and Promoting Scholarly Visibility, 40 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 81 (October 2021).

ALL-SIS OUTSTANDING ARTICLE AWARD: Short Form

Nicole Dyszlewski, Head of Reference, Instruction, and Engagement, Roger Williams University School of Law. Integrating Diversity into the 1L Curriculum, One Librarian at a Time, 25 UC Davis Social Justice Law Review 64 (Summer 2021).

ALL-SIS Book AWARD

Editors Zanada Joyner, Senior Reference Librarian, North Carolina Central University School of Law Library & Cas Laskowski, Head of Research, Data & Instruction, University of Arizona College of Law. Introduction to Law Librarianship, Pressbooks (August 2021).

ALL-SIS Digital Publication AWARD

Olivia Smith Schlinck, Instructional & Legal Technologies Librarian, Cardozo School of Law. Academic Law Librarians Are Paid 47% Less Than Their Faculty Counterparts, RIPS Law Librarian Blog (February 2022).

FREDERICK CHARLES HICKS AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO ACADEMIC LAW LIBRARIANSHIP

Joyce Manna Janto, Director of Public and Instructional Services, University of Richmond School of Law.

Outstanding Service award

No recipient.

GRANTS

LEADERSHIP ACADEMY GRANTS

  • Chelsey McKimmy, Student Services Librarian and Assistant Professor of Law, Lincoln Memorial University Duncan School of Law.
  • Geraldine Kalim, Student Services Librarian, University of Georgia School of Law.

RESEARCH & SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

  • Paul D. Callister, Law Library Director and Professor of Law, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law & Dana Neacsu, Director of the Duquesne Center for Legal Information and Associate Professor of Legal Skills, Duquesne University School of Law, for Law’s Box
  • Nicholas Mignanelli, Research & Instructional Services Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research, Yale University Law School, for “Legal Information Scholarship @ AALS Revitalization Project.”

REGULAR MEMBER STIMULUS MEETING GRANT

  • Michael Bird, Head of Public Services and Reference Librarian, Capital University Law School.

ACTIVE MEMBER STIMULUS MEETING GRANT

  • Karen Selden, Temporary Metadata Librarian, University of Colorado School of Law.

CONELL GRANTS

  • Adam Harness, Digital Collections & Initiatives Instructional Librarian, Charleston School of Law.
  • Laura Wilcoxon, Reference and Student Services Librarian, University of Missouri School of Law.

2021 AWARD & GRANT WINNERS

Outstanding Article Award

Caroline Osborne, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Law Library and Stephanie Miller, Head of Outreach, Attorney Services, and Digital Initiatives for their article The Scholarly Impact Matrix:  An Empirical Study of How Multiple Metrics Create an Informed Story of a Scholar’s Work 39 Legal Reference Services Quarterly 238 (2020).  Both Caroline and Stephanie are at the University of West Virginia, George R. Farmer, Jr. Law Library

Publication Award

Ryan Greenwood, Curator of Rare Books and Special Collections & Patrick Graybill, Digital Technology Specialist for their website Law and the Struggle for Racial Justice: Selected Materials from the Riesenfeld Rare Books Center. Both Ryan and Patrick are at the University of Minnesota Law Library

GRANTS

AALL MANAGEMENT INSTITUTE GRANT

  • Madeline Cohen, Assistant Director and Associate Professor in University Libraries, University of Denver School of Law, Westminster Law Library,
  • Nicholas Stump, Head of Reference and Access Services, University of West Virginia, George F. Farmer Law Library,
  • Lewis Zimmerman, Head of Access Services; Assistant Professor in University Libraries, University of Denver School of Law, Westminster Law Library

2020 AWARD & GRANT WINNERS

Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship

Richard Leiter, Director of the Schmid Law Library & Professor of Law, University of Nebraska College of Law

Outstanding Article Award

Jennifer L. Behrens, Associate Director for Administration & Scholarship and Senior Lecturing Fellow, Duke University School of Law, for Unknown Symbols: Online Legal Research in the Age of Emoji, 38 Legal Reference Services Quarterly, 155 (2019).

Publication Award

Linda Tashbook, FCIL Librarian, University of Pittsburgh Barco Law Library, for Family Guide to Mental Illness and the Law: A Practical Handbook (Oxford University Press).

GRANTS

LEADERSHIP ACADEMY GRANT

  • Brittany G. Persson, Seton Hall University Law Library

RESEARCH & SCHOLARSHIP GRANT

  • No Recipient

VIRTUAL MEETING GRANT

  • Susan Azyndar, Reference Librarian, Moritz Law Library, Ohio State University
  • Nathan Delmar, Reference and Scholarly Services Librarian, Maloney Law Library, Fordham Law School
  • Stephanie Ziegler, Reference Librarian, Moritz Law Library, Ohio State University