AALL eBriefing / 2017 Award Recipients Announced

The AALL Awards Program was established to publicly recognize the achievements of law librarians for their service to the profession and contributions to legal literature and materials.

Celebrate the accomplishments of your colleagues at the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Austin where recipients of the Gallagher, Andrews, and Hall of Fame awards will be acknowledged at the Association Luncheon.

AALL is pleased to announce the recipients of this year’s AALL awards:

MARIAN GOULD GALLAGHER DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

 
Richard A. Danner
Rufty Research Professor of Law
Senior Associate Dean for Information Services
Duke University School of Law
Durham, North Carolina
Karl T. Gruben
Awarded Posthumously
Associate Dean for Library & Information Services
Professor of Law and Director of the Legal Research Center
University of San Diego School of Law
San Diego, California
Gitelle Seer
Director of Library and Research Services, Retired
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
Mahwah, New Jersey

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JOSEPH L. ANDREWS LEGAL LITERATURE AWARD

 
Shelley L. Dowling
Librarian of the Court, U.S. Supreme Court, Retired
U.S. Supreme Court Library
Williamsburg, Virginia
 
Elbridge Thomas Gerry: An Exceptional Life in Gilded Gotham
Jessica Winston, PhD
Chair, History Department and Professor of English
Idaho State University
Pocatello, Idaho
Lawyers at Play: Literature, Law, and Politics at the 
Early Modern Inns of Court, 1558-1581
Richard C. Amelung, PhD
Professor Emeritus of Legal Research
Vincent C. Immel Law Library
St. Louis, Missouri
and
LLMC Staff
Kaneohe, Hawaii
The Legal Patrimony of Haiti: An Annotated Bibliography
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HALL OF FAME AWARD

 
Catherine Lemann
Research Librarian
Law Library of Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana
Joyce Manna Janto
Deputy Director of the Law Library
University of Richmond School of Law
Richmond, Virginia
Melody Lembke
Associate Law Librarian for Collection Services
University of California, Irvine School of Law Library
Irvine, California
Maryruth Storer
Law Library Director
Orange County Public Law Library
Santa Ana, California
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AALL SPECTRUM ARTICLE OF THE YEAR AWARD

 
Pat Newcombe
Associate Dean for Library and Information Resources
Western New England University School of Law Library
Springfield, Massachusetts
“Crowdsourcing Legal Research: The Opportunities and Challenges,”
 AALL Spectrum, May/June 2016
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LAW LIBRARY JOURNAL ARTICLE OF THE YEAR AWARD

 
Janet Sinder
Director of the Library & Associate Professor of Law
Brooklyn Law School
Brooklyn, New York
“The Effects of Demand-Driven Acquisitions on Law Library
Collection Development,”
108 Law Library Journal 155 (2016)
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LAW LIBRARY PUBLICATIONS AWARD

 
NONPRINT DIVISION
Georgetown University Law Library
Washington, DC
A Brief History of Civil Rights in the United States
 
PRINT DIVISION

 CO-CREATORS

Karina Condra
FCIL and Emerging Technologies Librarian

Peter Kersten
Intellectual Property, Environmental, and Water Law Librarian

Westminster Law Library
University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Denver, Colorado
 
Certificate in Legal Research Marketing Materials
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AALL/LEXISNEXIS CALL FOR PAPERS AWARDS

 
OPEN DIVISION
Liz McCurry Johnson
Reference Librarian
Wake Forest School of Law
Professional Center Library
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
The Practical Obscurity of the Green Screen Terminal: A Case Study on Accessing Jury Selection Data
NEW MEMBER DIVISION
CO-AUTHORS
Annalee Hickman Moser
Law Library Fellow
Howard W. Hunter Law Library
Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Felicity Murphy
Head of Student Services
James E. Faust Law Library
S.J. Quinney College of Law
University of Utah
Salt Lake City, Utah
The Reference Assistant
 
SHORT DIVISION 
CO-AUTHORS
Ingrid Mattson
Reference Librarian
Susan Azyndar
Reference Librarian
Moritz Law Library
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio
Collaborative Relationships between Law Librarians and 
Legal Writing Faculty
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MINORITY LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AWARD

 
Clanitra Stewart Nejdl 
Reference & Instructional Services Librarian
and Assistant Professor
Northern Illinois University College of Law Library
DeKalb, Illinois
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PUBLIC ACCESS TO GOVERNMENT INFORMATION AWARD

 
Laura J. Orr
Legal Research Library Consultant
Portland, Oregon
Superseded Oregon Revised Statutes 1953-1993 Digitization Project
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CHAPTER PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AWARD

 
ONE-TIME PROGRAM
Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL)
Hot or Not: You Be the Judge 
October 14, 2016, Workshop
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EXCELLENCE IN MARKETING AWARD

 
BEST BROCHURE
 
Hugh & Hazel Darling Law Library
Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
Orange, California
Report of the Hugh and Hazel Darling Law Library–The Dale E. Fowler School of Law at Chapman University
June 2016
BEST CAMPAIGN 
 
Harris County Law Library
Houston, Texas
Immigration Law and Internment Camps in Texas: Legal Perspectives on The Train to Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell
BEST NEWSLETTER 
 
State Law Library of Mississippi
Jackson, Mississippi
Letters from the Library
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NEW PRODUCT AWARD

 
Casetext
Pablo Arredondo
Vice President, Legal Research
San Francisco, California
CARA
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EMERGING LEADER AWARD

 
Ashley Krenelka Chase
Associate Director of the Law Library,
Coordinator of Legal Practice Technology,
& Adjunct Professor of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Gulfport, Florida
Joseph D. Lawson
Deputy Director
Harris County Law Library
Houston, Texas
Leanna R. Simon
Reference Librarian
Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP
Detroit, Michigan
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INNOVATIONS IN TECHNOLOGY AWARD

 
Sacramento County Public Law Library
Sacramento, California
Applying for Guardianship in Sacramento 
Animated Webinar Series
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VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD

 
Lawrence R. (Larry) Meyer
Law Library Director
Law Library for San Bernardino County
San Bernardino, California


Congratulations to all of the winners!