Thomas H. Reynolds, 1933 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

  • Chair, Foreign and International Law Committee, 1969–70
  • Chair, Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographic Award Committee, 1976–77
  • Chair, Nominations Committee, 1976–77
  • Chair, Local Arrangements Committee, 1979 Annual Meeting (San Francisco), 1978–79
  • General Editor, Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, 1984–2010
  • AALL Executive Board, 1993–96

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award, 1990
  • Presidential Certificate of Appreciation for Dedicated Services as Editor of the Index to Legal Periodicals since 1985, 2001
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2004
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Editor, Life and Death: Their Social Definitions. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Glanville, 1973.
  • “Foreign Commercial Legislation in English,” Law Library Journal 69 (1976): 41–59.
  • “Highest Aspirations or Barbarous Acts . . . The Explosion in Human Rights Documentation: A Bibliographic Survey,” Law Library Journal 71 (1978): 1–48.
  • “Clouds of Codes: The New International Economic Order through Codes of Conduct: A Survey,” Law Library Journal 75 (1982): 315–54.
  • Editor, Index to Foreign Legal Publications. Berkeley: University of California Press for the American Association of Law Libraries, 1984–2010.
  • “Comparative Legal Dictionaries,” American Journal of Comparative Law 34 (1986): 551–58.
  • Editor, Foreign Law: Current Sources of Codes and Basic Legislation in Jurisdictions of the World. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 1989–2007 (with Arturo Flores).
  • “Secondary Sources for Research in European Law,” International Journal of Legal Information 20 (1992): 41–54.
  • “Socialist Legal Systems: Reflections on Their Emergence and Demise,” International Journal of Legal Information 20 (1992): 215–37.
  • Foreign Research Series (audio tapes). Los Angeles: LRC, 1992.
  • “Legal Indexing on an International Scale,” Australian Law Librarian 3 (1995): 134–43.
  • “Memorial: Joyce Elaine Malden,” Law Library Journal 99 (2007): 161–62.
  • Editor, Foreign Law Guide. Berkeley: University of California, 2007– (with Arturo Flores).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Mary D. Hood, “Two Named as Recipients of Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award,” AALL Spectrum 8 (June 2004): 10–11.
  • Thomas Reynolds, Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick E. Kehoe, July 2, 2013, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Reference Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1958–61
  • Reference Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1961–69
  • Head of Reference, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1969–74
  • Associate Librarian and Foreign and Comparative Law Librarian, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1974–2006
  • Foreign and Comparative Law Librarian Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2007–

Education

  • A.B., University of California, Berkeley, 1954
  • M.L.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1958