Daniel L. Wade, 1944–2020

Hall of Fame Induction: 2021

Significant AALL Service

Daniel Wade

  • Chair, Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section, 1988–89
  • Co-Chair, Conference of Newsletter Editors, 1991–92
  • Chair, Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Advisory Committee, 1993–94
  • Chair, Legal History and Rare Books Special Interest Section, 1993–94

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section Daniel L. Wade Distinguished Service Award, 2006 [award named in his honor at the time of its creation]
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2021
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2021

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Racial Discrimination in I.Q. Testing,” DePaul Law Review 29 (1980): 1193–1214.
  • “The Education, Training and Experience of Foreign and International Law Librarians Now Working in United States Law Libraries.” In Training the Next Generation of Foreign and International Law Librarians: Issue Papers, Summary, Action Plan, Judith Wright, ed. AALL Occasional Papers Series No. 12. Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman, 1992.
  • “Comparative Law: Academic Perspectives and Practical Academic Realities.” In Introduction to Foreign Legal Systems, Richard A. Danner and Marie-Louise Bernal, eds., 15–56. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 1994.
  • “Building a Medium to Large Foreign Law Collection.” In Introduction to Foreign Legal Systems, Richard A. Danner and Marie-Louise Bernal, eds., 205–39. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 1994.
  • “A Basic Guide to Sources of International Criminal Law.” In Contemporary Practices of Public International Law, Ellen Schaffer and Randall J. Snyder, eds., 189–220. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 1997.
  • Szladits’ Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law, 1991–1992. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 1998 (with S. Blair Kauffman and Tracy L. Thompson).
  • Szladits’ Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law, 1993–1994. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 1999 (with S. Blair Kauffman and Tracy L. Thompson).
  • Szladits’ Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law, 1995–1996. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 2000 (with S. Blair Kauffman and Tracy L. Thompson).
  • Szladits’ Bibliography on Foreign and Comparative Law, 1997–1998. Dobbs Ferry, NY: Oceana, 2001 (with S. Blair Kauffman and Tracy L. Thompson).
  • “The Wisdom from Mount Nebo (Hiei): Advice to a Young Person Aspiring to Become a Foreign and International Law Librarian,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 25, no. 2–3 (2006): 51–71.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Oral History: Dan Wade. In FCIL Oral Histories, interviewed by Teresa Stanton, 2006, https://www.aallnet.org/fcilsis/about-us/history/oral-histories/dan-wade.
  • Daniel L. Wade Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick Kehoe, July 13, 2014, video recording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.
  • “Introducing…Daniel Wade as the September FCIL Librarian of the Month,” DipLawMatic Dialogues (blog), August 29, 2014, https://fcilsis.wordpress.com/2014/08/29/introducingdaniel-wade-as-the-september-fcil-librarian-of-the-month.
  • “Remembering Dan L. Wade—The FCIL Giant,” FCIL Newsletter, special issue (July 2020): 1–23 (various authors).
  • Mary Rumsey, Jennifer Allison, and Marylin Raisch, “In Memoriam: Three Tributes to Dan Wade,” International Journal of Legal Information 48, no. 3 (2020): 105–09.
  • Fred R. Shapiro, “The Worlds of Dan Wade,” Law Library Journal 113 (2021): 79–80.
  • Lucie Olejnikova, John Nann, Cate Kellett, and Evelyn Ma, “Remembering Dan Wade,” Law Library Journal 113 (2021): 81–84.
  • Teresa M. Miguel-Stearns, “A Force for All,” Law Library Journal 113 (2021): 85.
  • Mark Ensberg, “Reflections on the Life of Dan Wade,” Law Library Journal 113 (2021): 85–87.
  • Tracy L. Thompson, “Dan Wade: An Icon in Foreign and International Law,” Law Library Journal 113 (2021): 88.
  • Kenneth Rudolf, “An Appreciation of Dan Wade,” Law Library Journal 113 (2021): 89–90.
  • James J. Silk, “Remembering Dan’s Commitments: The Library, Human Rights, Kindness,” Law Library Journal 113 (2021): 90–91.
  • Carol Wade, “Daniel Wade’s Peace and Justice Activities,” Law Library Journal 113 (2021): 92–93.
  • Kristina J. Alayan, “Gallagher Award Celebrates Outstanding Achievement: Catherine Lemann, Daniel L. Wade & Mary Whisner Recognized for Service to the Profession,” AALL Spectrum 25 (July/August 2021): 38–40.

Professional Positions

  • Government Documents Librarian, Vanderbilt University Law Library, 1982–83
  • Foreign and International Law Librarian, University of Houston Law Library, 1983–87
  • Foreign and International Law Librarian, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, 1987–90
  • Associate Librarian for Foreign and International Law, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, 1990–2010
  • Curator of Foreign and International Law Collection, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, 2010–2012 (full-time), 2012–20 (part-time).

Education

  • B.A., Manchester University (formerly College), Indiana, 1965
  • M.A., University of Indiana, 1967
  • Div., Bethany Theological Seminary, 1970
  • M.A., University of Chicago, 1974
  • J.D., DePaul College of Law, 1981
  • M.S.L.I.S., University of Illinois, 1982

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • President, Interfaith Community Ministries, New Haven, CT
  • Co-Founder, Northeast Foreign Law Librarians’ Cooperative Group (NEFLLCG)