Diana Vincent-Daviss, 1943 – 93

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Vice-Chair, Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Committee, 1983–84
  • Chair, Program Committee, 1985 Annual Meeting (New York), 1984–85
  • Chair, Special Committee on Preservation Needs of Law Libraries, 1987–90

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1994
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Care and Handling of Library Materials,” in “Preservation of Law Library Materials and Disaster Planning,” Law Library Journal 73 (1980): 831, 846–52.
  • “Human Right Law: A Research Guide to the Literature—Part I: International Law and the United Nations,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 14 (1981): 209–319.
  • “Human Right Law: A Research Guide to the Literature—Part II: International Protection of Refugees, and Humanitarian Law,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 14 (1982): 487–573.
  • “Human Right Law: A Research Guide to the Literature—Part III: The International Labor Organization and Human Rights,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 15 (1982): 211–87.
  • “The Occupied Territories and International Law: A Research Guide,” New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 21 (1989): 575–665.
  • “The International Legal Implications of Iraq’s Invasion of Kuwait: A Research Guide, New York University Journal of International Law and Politics 23 (1990): 231–321 (with Radu Popa).

Professional Positions

  • Reference Librarian, New York University School of Law, 1973–75
  • Special Collections Librarian, New York University School of Law, 1975–78
  • Public Services Librarian, New York University School of Law, 1978–81
  • Associate Law Librarian, New York University School of Law, 1981–83
  • Law Librarian and Professor of Law, New York University School of Law, 1983–91
  • Law Librarian and Professor of Law, Yale Law School, 1991–93 (first female director)
  • Deputy Director of the Schell Center for International Human Rights, 1992–1993

Education

  • B.A., University of Cambridge, 1965
  • M.A., University of Cambridge, 1967
  • M.L.S., Columbia University, 1972

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)