Elected Honorary Life Member, British & Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL), 2003
State, Court & County Law Libraries Special Interest Section Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2006
Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2007
AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010
Selected Publications by Inductee
“Sources for the Study of the Constitutional Era: A Bibliographical and Historical Essay,” Law Library Journal 81 (1989): 47–67.
“Sources of Satisfaction and Dissatisfaction among Library Paraprofessionals: A Study Based on Fifty Interviews,” Louisiana Library Bulletin 52 (1990): 171–78 (with Betty Kern).
“Reference: Court and Public Law Library Perspective.” In Law Librarianship: A Handbook for the Electronic Age, edited by Patrick E. Kehoe, Lovisa Lyman, and Gary Lee McCann, 552–75. Littleton, Co.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1995. (AALL Publications Series no. 47).
“Judging the 1999 Annual Meeting: State Justice Institute Participants Rate Their Experience,” AALL Spectrum 4 (November 1999): 30.
“Welcome to Our Law Library . . . Well, Sort of: Exploring the Issues that Arise When the Need for Security Meets the Desire for Open Access,” AALL Spectrum 4 (February 2000): 36, 32–34.
“The Law Librarian’s Home Companion to Hospitality,” AALL Spectrum 6 (November 2001): 26, 28.
“Contribuing—and Receiving—In Your State Library Association,” AALL Spectrum 8 (Sept./Oct. 2003): 10–11.The Louisiana Supreme Court: An Historical Guide. New Orleans: Law Library of Louisiana, 2004 (with Janice Shull).
“State Government Efforts to Preserve Electronic Legal Information,” Law Library Journal 96 (2004): 625–32.
“A Bibliographic Survey of Sources for a Study of the Law of Colonial and Territorial Louisiana.” In Prestatehood Legal Materials: A Fifty-State Research Guide, edited by Michael Chiorazzi and Marguerite Most, vol. 1, 463–79. New York, Haworth Information Press, 2005. [Originally published in Legal Reference Services Quarterly 23 (2004): 1–18]
Selected Publications About Inductee
“Carol D. Billings,” in Frank G. Houdek, comp., “Stories of My First Annual Meeting,” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 9, 15–17.
“Carol D. Billings,” in Frank G. Houdek, “AALL History through the Eyes of Its Presidents,” Law Library Journal (2006): 229, 329–31.
Carol Bredemeyer, “Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award Goes to Three Perennially Active Members,” AALL Spectrum 11 (June 2007): 22–23, 31.
Circulation Librarian, Assistant Serials Librarian, Northern Illinois University Library, 1965–68
Cataloger, Microforms Librarian, University of New Orleans Library, 1968–72
Cataloger, Law Library of Louisiana, 1976–79
Reference Librarian, Law Library of Louisiana, 1979–81
Director, Law Library of Louisiana, 1981–2007
B.A. (Phi Beta Kappa), Gettysburg College, 1963
MALS, Northern Illinois University, Graduate School of Library Science, 1965
Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (Outside AALL)
Founder and Ex-Officio Board Member, Friends of the Law Library of Louisiana, 1982–2007
Member, Louisiana Advisory Committee on the White House Conference on Libraries, 1990–91