Distinguished Lectureship Award (2011-2016)


The AALL Distinguished Lectureship offered members a unique perspective on the history, practice, or philosophy of law librarianship to share their knowledge and expertise with other members in a prestigious setting. The lecture, which could have been on a topic of the individual’s own choosing, was presented at the annual meeting and published in the Law Library Journal.


  • 2016

    No winner selected

  • 2015

    No winner selected

  • 2014

    Richard Danner
    Rufty Research Professor of Law & Senior Associate Dean for Information Services
    Duke University
    Durham, NC

    Lecture Presented at 2014 AALL Annual Meeting: What We Know and How We Think About It

  • 2013

    Michael G. Chiorazzi
    Director and Professor of Law
    University of Arizona, James E Rogers College of Law
    Tucson, AZ

    Lecture Presented at 2013 AALL Annual Meeting: Training the Next Generation of Law Librarians—The Past as Prologue

  • 2012

    Anne Klinefelter
    Director of the Law Library and Associate Professor of Law
    Kathrine R. Everett Law Library, University of North Carolina School of Law
    Chapel Hill, NC

    Lecture Presented at 2012 AALL Annual Meeting: Should Librarians Retire the Privacy Ethic?

  • 2011

    Jolande E. Goldberg
    Senior Cataloging Specialist, Policy and Standards Division, Acquisitions and Bibliographic Access Directorate
    Library of Congress
    Washington, DC

    Lecture Presented at 2011 AALL Annual Meeting: De arte et de jurisprudentia: Some Aspects of Legal Iconography