Sarah (Sally) G. Holterhoff, 1948 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2015

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Government Documents Special Interest Section, 1986–87
  • Chair, Government Relations Committee, 1990–91
  • Chair, Task Force to Develop an Implementation Plan for Diversifying the Educational Offerings of the Association, 1994–95
  • President, Chicago Association of Law Libraries, 1995–96
  • Chair, Chapter Relations Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, 1996–97
  • Chair, Council of Chapter Presidents, 1996–97
  • Chair, Public Relations Committee, 1997–98, 2003–04
  • AALL Executive Board, 2000–03
  • Chair, Publishing Initiatives Caucus, 2004–05
  • AALL Vice President/President-Elect, 2005–06
  • AALL President, 2006–07
  • AALL Immediate Past President, 2007–08
  • Chair, Washington Affairs Office Review Special Committee , 2008–09
  • AALL Representative, International Federation of Library Associations, 2011–14
  • Chair, Task Force on Federal Depository Library Program, 2012–13

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Indiana Networking for Documents and Information of Government Organizations (INDIGO), Outstanding Service Award, 1993
  • Chicago Association of Law Libraries, Agnes and Harvey T. Reid Award for Outstanding Contribution to Law Librarianship, 1997–98, 2006–07
  • AALL Presidential Certificate of Merit, 1997
  • AALL Presidential Certificate of Appreciation, 2008, 2012
  • Valparaiso University Law School Distinguished Faculty Award, 2014
  • Robert L. Oakley Member Advocacy Award, 2014
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2015
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2015

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Depository Document Selection in Academic Law Libraries: A Core List of Items Selected,” Government Information Quarterly 2 (1985): 275–89.
  • “Depository System in Peril,” 18 AALL Newsletter 18 (1987): 193 (with Mary Anne Royle).
  • “Stories of My First Annual Meeting: 1982,” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 48–49.
  • Guide to Official Publications of Foreign Countries. 2d ed. Gloria Westfall, ed. Chicago: American Library Association, Government Documents Round Table, 1997 (contributing author).
  • “The Making of an AALL Professional Development Program,” AALL Spectrum 4 (July 2000): 10–11 (with Mary Lu Linnane).
  • “AALL at the Movies (Parental Guidance Advised)”, AALL Spectrum 7 (October 2002): 32.
  • “AALL’s Strategic Plan: Putting Vision into Action,” AALL Spectrum 7 (July 2003) (Members’ Briefing insert): 1–3.
  • “Anniversary Celebrations: A Golden Opportunity for Public Relations,” AALL Spectrum 8 (July 2004): 8–9, 34.
  • “Authenticating Digital Government Information.” In Government Information Management in the 21st Century: International Perspectives, edited by Peggy Garvin, chap. 9. Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., 2011. (With Timothy L. Coggins).
  • “The AALL Representatives Program,” AALL Spectrum 16 (April 2012) (Members’ Briefing insert): 1–4 .

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Sally Holterhoff,” in Frank G. Houdek, “Stories of ‘My First Annual Meeting,'” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 9, 48–49.
  • Sarah Holterhoff, “I Fought the Law and the Law Won,” in Frank G. Houdek, “‘A Day in My Library Life,’ Circa 1997,” Law Library Journal 89 (1997): 157, 180–82.
  • Sarah G. (Sally) Holterhoff Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick E. Kehoe, December 12, 2014, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.
  • Frank G. Houdek, “AALL Honors Four with Its Top Award,” AALL Spectrum 19 (June 2015): 26–28.

Professional Positions

  • Reference Librarian, Glenside Free Library, Glenside, Pennsylvania, 1980
  • Cataloger, Lake County Public Library, Merrillville, Indiana, 1981
  • Government Documents Librarian, Valparaiso University Law Library, 1981–94
  • Acting Director of the Library, Valparaiso University Law Library, January–May, 1995
  • Government Information/Reference Librarian and Associate Professor of Law Librarianship, Valparaiso University Law Library, 1994–present

Education

  • B.S., Ohio State University, 1970
  • M.A., Library Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 1975

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Member, Depository Library Council, 1987–90 (Secretary, 1989–90), 2008–11
  • Chair, Government Documents Discussion Group, Indiana Library Association, 1988–89
  • Delegate, Indiana Governor’s Conference on Library and Information Services, 1990
  • Member, Indiana Pro Bono Commission, 2009–12
  • Member, Standing Committee of the Law Libraries Section, International Federation of Library Associations, 2013–17