AALL Representative, Joint Committee on Specialized Cataloging, Council of National Library and Information Associations, 1979–84
Chair, Technical Services Special Interest Section: 1981–82
Director, Workshop on Workflow and Procedures Analysis in Technical Services, 1982
Chair, Relations with Publishers and Dealers Committee, 1983–86
Co-Director, Workshop on Acquisitions, 1986
Program Chair, Law Librarians Northeast Regional Conference, Albany, 1987
Chair, Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section, 1987–88
AALL Representative, ALA Publisher/Vendor-Library Relations Committee, 1987–91
Chair, Nominations Committee, 1989–90
Vice-Chair, Education Committee, 1989–90
Chair, Education Committee, 1990–91
Chair, Program Committee, 1991 Annual Meeting (New Orleans), 1990–91
Chair, Special Task Force to Examine the AALL Code of Ethics, 1992–93
AALL Executive Board, 1992–95
Chair, Long Range Planning Committee, 1993–94
Chair, Strategic Planning Committee, 1994–95
Chair, Special Committee on Ethics, 1997–98
AALL Vice President/President Elect, 1998–99
AALL President, 1999–2000
AALL Immediate Past President, 2000–01
Editor, “Collection Development” column, Technical Services Law Librarian, 2002–08
Chair, Relations with Information Vendors Committee, 2003–04
Vice-Chair, Awards Committee, 2010–11
Chair, Awards Committee, 2011–12
AALL Vendor Liaison, November 2010–15
Vice-Chair, Vendor Colloquium Planning Special Committee, 2010–11
Chair, Colloquium Working Group on Shared Principles, March–July 2011
Professional Honors and Awards
Renee D. Chapman Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions in Technical Services Law Librarianship, 1994
Law Librarianship Award for Outstanding Service, Minnesota Association of Law Libraries, 1998
Named Digital Preservation Pioneer by Library of Congress, May 2011
AALL Presidential Certificates of Appreciation, 2004, 2015
AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2014
Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2018
Selected Publications by the Inductee
Use of the OCLC Acquisitions Subsystem in a Special Library via Dial Access. Denver: Bibliographical Center for Research, 1982.
“Bibliography of Issues Relating to Women in the Judiciary.” In Women in the Judiciary: A Symposium for Women Judges, 63–102. Williamsburg, VA: National Center for State Courts, 1983 (with Charlotte A. Carter).
“Cataloging and Classification.” In Manual of Procedures for Private Law Libraries: 1984 Supplement, edited by Susan K. Dyer, 45–53. Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman, 1984.
“Publisher Advertising: A Legitimate Complaint,” Library Acquisitions: Practice and Theory 10 (1986): 113–16.
“Publisher Advertising: Proposal for a New Era,” Acquisitions Librarian 3 (1990): 21–25.
“The ‘Business of Acquisitions’ Regional Institute,” Library Acquisitions: Practice and Theory 16 (1992): 179–92.
Setting the Legal Information Agenda for the Year 2000. Littleton, CO: Fred B. Rothman, 1993 (with Mary Kathleen Price).
“Advanced Collection Management & Development Institute: A Report,” Library Acquisitions: Practice and Theory 18 (1994): 207–12.
“Building Bridges Between Acquisitions and Collection Development: Communication Models for the Electronic Environment,” Library Acquisitions: Practice and Theory 20 (1996): 93–102 (with Barbara A. Stelmasik).
Price Index for Legal Publications. Chicago: American Association of Law Libraries, 1996.
“I’m Dancing As Fast As I Can: Life in the Fast Lane of Technical Services.” In Toward a Renaissance in Law Librarianship, edited by Richard A. Danner, 117–20. Chicago: American Association of Law Libraries, 1997.
“AALL and the Code of Ethics: Time for a Change?” AALL Spectrum 2 (Nov. 1997): 13.
“The Best of Times, the Worst of Times: Collection Development in the 21st Century,” AALL Spectrum 6 (Nov. 2001): 6–7.
“A Law Library in the New Century: The Creation of the University of St. Thomas Law Library,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 21 (2002): 177–88 (with Edmund P. Edmonds).
“Preservation: The Time is Right,” AALL Spectrum 7 (June 2003): 22–23.
“The Role of Commercial Publishers in Preservation,” Law Library Journal 96 (2004): 619–23.
“SSRN and bepress: A Comparison,” The CRIV Sheet 27 (May 2005): 9–11.