Jolande Goldberg, 1931 –

HALL OF FAME INDUCTION: 2019

Significant AALL Service

Jolande Goldberg

  • Member, Executive Board, Technical Services Special Interest Section, 1987–88, 2003–05
  • Co-Chair, Joint Ad Hoc Committee on Annual Meeting Programming, 2005
  • Member, Technical Services Special Interest Section Education Committee, 2012

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Renee D. Chapman Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions in Technical Services Law Librarianship, 1999
  • Marta Lange/Congressional Quarterly Award, American Library Association, 1999
  • Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award, 2002
  • AALL Distinguished Lectureship Award, 2011
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2019
  • AALL Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2020

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Library of Congress Classification. K. Law in General, Comparative and Uniform Law, Jurisprudence. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1977–
  • “Classification of German Law at the Library of Congress: A Study in Comparative Law,” International Journal of Law Libraries 9 (1981): 145–61.
  • Classification. Class KK-KKC. Law of Germany. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1982.
  • Classification. Class KJV-KJW. Law of France. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1985 (with Jan Wawrzkow).
  • “Library of Congress Law Classification: The Regional Schedules,” Law Library Journal 79 (1987): 67–91.
  • Classification. Class KJ-KKZ. Law of Europe. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1989.
  • Classification. Class KL-KWX. Law of Asia and Eurasia, Africa, Pacific area, and Antarctica. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1993.
  • Library of Congress Classification. KZ. Law of Nations. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1997.
  • Library of Congress Classes JZ and KZ: Historical Notes and Introduction to Application. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 1997.
  • Library of Congress Classification. KBR, KBU. History of Canon law. Law of the Roman Catholic Church, the Holy See. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2001.
  • “Religious Law in a Secular Setting: New Classification Approaches for Jewish, Canon and Islamic Law,” International Journal of Legal Information 29 (2001): 465–87.
  • Development of a Universal Law Classification: A Retrospective on Library of Congress Class K. New York: Haworth Information Press, 2003.
  • Library of Congress classification. KB. Religious Law. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2004.
  • Library of Congress Law Library: An Illustrated Guide. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2005 (with Natalie Gawdiak).
  • Library of Congress Classification. KZ. Law of Nations. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2007 (with Paul Weiss).
  • Library of Congress Classes JZ and KZ: Historical Notes and Introduction to Application. Rev. ed. Washington, DC: Library of Congress, 2011.
  • Ars Memoria in Early Law: Looking Beneath the Picture.” In Law’s Picture Books: The Yale Law Library Collection, Michael Widener and Mark S. Weiner, 16–25. Clark, N.J.: Talbot Publishing, 2017.
  • Catherine Lemann, “Gallagher Award Celebrates Outstanding Achievement: Dr. Yvonne J. Chandler, Jolande E. Goldberg, Melody Lembke & Michelle M. Wu Recognized for Service to the Profession,” AALL Spectrum 44 (July/August 2020): 38–41.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • John J. Hasko, “Dupont and Goldberg Named Recipients of Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award,” AALL Spectrum 6 (June 2002): 8.
  • “Legal Classification: The Odyssey of Dr. Jolande Goldberg,” A Legal Miscellanea 5 (Spring 2008): 6–8.
  • George A. Prager, “Time Well Spent: Working with Jolande at the Library of Congress,” Technical Services Law Librarian 37 (June 2012): 10–11.
  • Jim Martin, “Interview with Jolande Goldberg, Law Classification Specialist,” In Custodia Legis (blog), February 4, 2019, https://blogs.loc.gov/law/2019/02/interview-with-jolande-goldberg-law-classification-specialist/.
  • Catherine Lemann, “Introducing the 2019 Hall of Fame Inductees: Paul George, Jolande E. Goldberg, and Robert Oaks,” AALL Spectrum 23 (July/August 2019): 44–45.

Professional Positions

  • Junior Barrister, Department of Justice, Baden-Wiirttemberg, Stuttgart, Germany, 1957–61
  • Assessor (Barrister), Department of Justice, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Stuttgart, Germany, 1961
  • Senior Research-Member/Legal Editor, Deutsches-Rechtswoerterbuch (Encyclopedia of Historic German Terminology), Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Heidelberg, Germany, 1961–67
  • Research Associate, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1964–67
  • Cataloger, Law Subject Specialist, Library of Congress, 1967–72
  • Professional Assistant in Law Classification, Library of Congress, 1972–80
  • Law Classification Specialist, Library of Congress, 1980–92
  • Senior Cataloging Policy Specialist (Law Classification), Library of Congress, 1992–present

Education

  • Abitur (Baccalaureate), Humanist Reuchlin Gymnasium, Pforzheim, Germany, 1951
  • Rechtsreferendar (J.D. & L.L.M.), University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1957
  • Ph.D, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 1963
  • Institute for International and Foreign Trade Law, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1964–65
  • Goldsmith College, School of Art and Design, University of London, England, 1976–77

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the Practice of Law, Germany, 1961
  • Member, Board of Directors, Friends of the Torpedo Factory Art Center