Jane L. Hammond, 1928 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Secretary, 1965–70
  • Representative, Council of National Library and Information Associations, 1965–83
  • Chair, Index to Legal Periodicals Committee, 1970–74
  • Co-chair, Annual Meeting Program Committee, 1970–71
  • Vice President/President-Elect, 1974–75
  • President, 1975–76
  • Immediate Past President, 1976–77
  • Co-chair, Annual Meeting Program Committee, 1979–8
  • Chair, Executive Director Search Committee, 1981

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 1993
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Treatises, Restatements, Form Books, Word Books, Directories and Location Tools.” In How to Find the Law, 7th ed., edited by Morris L. Cohen, 285–305. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1976.
  • “Rare Books in the Cornell Law Library,” Cornell Law Forum 8 (Feb. 1982): 8–11.
  • “Library Costs as a Percentage of Law School Budgets,” Law Library Journal 80 (1988): 439–46.
  • “A National Law Library for Liberia,” Cornell Law Forum 16 (March 1990): 16–20.
  • “House Adopts New Library Standards,” Syllabus 26 (Fall 1995): 3.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Jane L. Hammond,” in Frank G. Houdek, “AALL History through the Eyes of Its Presidents,” Law Library Journal 98 (2006): 305–06.

Professional Positions

  • Cataloger, Harvard Law School Library, 1952–54
  • Assistant Librarian, Villanova University School of Law Library, 1954–62
  • Law Librarian and Professor, Villanova University School of Law, 1962–76
  • Adjunct Professor, Drexel University, 1971–74
  • Edward Cornell Law Librarian and Professor of Law, Cornell Law School, 1976–93
  • Librarian Emeritus and Professor Emeritus, Cornell Law School, 1993–present

Education

  • B.A., University of Dubuque, 1950
  • M.S.L.S., Columbia University, 1952
  • J.D., Villanova University, 1965

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

  • Admitted to practice, Pennsylvania, 1965
  • Member, Depository Library Council to the Public Printer, 1975–78
  • Member, Association of American Law Schools Executive Committee, 1977
  • Chair, Council of National Library and Information Associations, 1979–80
  • Member, ABA Accreditation Committee, 1981–87 (Vice-Chair, 1982–83; Chair, 1983–84)
  • Member, Council of the ABA Section of Legal Education & Admissions to the Bar, 1985–90
  • Library Fellow, American Library Association, 1989, project to organize the National Bar Association Law Library in Monrovia, Liberia