James E. Duggan, 1961 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2014

Significant AALL Service

James Duggan

  • Editor, “Chapter News” column, AALL Newsletter, 1990–93
  • Editor, “Current Comments” column, AALL Newsletter and AALL Spectrum, 1995–98
  • Chair, Placement Committee, 1995–96
  • Chair, Social Responsibilities Special Interest Section, 1995–96
  • President, Mid–America Association of Law Libraries, 1997–98
  • Chair, Council of Chapter Presidents, 1998–99
  • Chair, Awards Committee, 2000–01
  • AALL Executive Board, 2001–04
  • Chair, Computing Services Special Interest Section, 2001–02
  • Chair, AALLNET Advisory Committee, 2006–07
  • AALL Vice President/President-Elect, 2007–08
  • Chair, Appointments Committee, 2008
  • AALL President, 2008–09
  • AALL Immediate Past President, 2009–10
  • Chair, Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Special Committee, 2009–10
  • Chair, Nominations Committee, 2011–12
  • President, New Orleans Association of Law Libraries, 2012–13
  • Editor, Law Library Journal, 2013–present

Professional Honors and Awards

  • AALL Call for Papers Award, 1990
  • Outstanding Alumnus, Louisiana State University School of Library and Information Science, 2009
  • AALL Presidential Certificate of Appreciation, 2011
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2014

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Come on Down to a Legal Research Game Show: Playing at a Classroom Near You,” Integrated Legal Research 3 (Winter 1991): 30–32.
  • “Are You Now or Have You Ever Been a Law Librarian? A Look at AALL Scholarship Recipients, 1967–1988,” Law Library Journal 83 (1991): 363–91.
  • “Legal Protection of Computer Programs, 1980–1992: A Bibliography of Law-Related Materials,” COMM/ENT Law Journal 15 (1992): 211–95.
  • “Sexual Orientation and the Law: A Selective Bibliography on Homosexuality and the Law, 1969–1993,” Law Library Journal 86 (1994): 1–103.
  • “Law School Computer Labs: Are Today’s Technology Rooms Tomorrow’s Storage Closets?” Automatome 14 (Spring 1996): 3–4.
  • “Cumulative Index of Volumes 1 (1976)–20 (1996),” Southern Illinois University Law Journal (1996): 1–212.
  • “The Customer is Always Right: Law Libraries in the Age of Customer Service,” AALL Spectrum 3 (Dec. 1998): 12–13.
  • “Impact of New Technology on Law Libraries.” In Legal Education for the 21st Century, edited by Donald B. King, 153–58. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1999.
  • “Using CALI Lessons to Review (or Teach) Legal Research and Writing Concepts,” Perspectives: Teaching Legal Research and Writing 9 (2001): 86–89.
  • “Patrons and the PC: What Problems Should Reference Librarians Solve?” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 19 (No. 1/2, 2001): 5–17.
  • “The New Reference Librarian: Using Technology to Deliver Reference Services,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 19 (No. 3/4, 2001): 195–202.
  • Legal Research Made Easy. 4th ed. Clearwater, Fla.: Sphinx Publishing, 2005 (with Susan D. Herskowitz).
  • “Meeting the Needs of Tomorrow’s Library User Today.” In The Law School Librarian’s Role As An Educator: Leading Librarians on Adapting to New Technologies, Maximizing Research Skills, and Helping Students Transition from Law School to Law Firm, 19–30. Boston, Mass.: Aspatore Books, 2008.
  • “So You Want to Be AALL President?” AALL Spectrum 13 (Feb. 2009): 6–7.
  • “My Year as ‘Mr. AALL,'” AALL Spectrum 13 (June 2009): 5.
  • “From the Editor: The Next Chapter,” Law Library Journal 106 (2014): 7–9.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • James E. Duggan, “My First (AALL) Diary,” in Frank G. Houdek, “Stories of ‘My First Annual Meeting,'” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 28–29.
  • James E. Duggan, “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World,” in Frank G. Houdek, “‘A Day in My Library Life,’ Circa 1997,” Law Library Journal 89 (1997): 169–72.
  • Pauline M. Aranas, “Introducing the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees: AALL Honors Bredemeyer, Danner, Duggan, and Maes,” AALL Spectrum 18 (June 2014): 34–35.
  • James E. Duggan Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Frank G. Houdek, July 13, 2014, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.
  • James E. Duggan Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Frank G. Houdek, July 13, 2014, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.

Professional Positions

  • Reference Librarian and Assistant Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, 1988–90
  • Computer Services Librarian and Associate Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, 1990–97
  • Director of Information Technology and Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, 1998–2006
  • Associate Law Library Director and Professor, Southern Illinois University School of Law Library, 2006–08
  • Director of the Law Library and Associate Professor of Law, Tulane University Law School, 2008–present

Education

  • B.A., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1983
  • J.D., University of Mississippi School of Law, 1986
  • M.L.I.S., Louisiana State University School of Library and Information Science, 1987

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to practice, Mississippi, 1987
  • Member, Legal Board, American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Illinois Chapter, 1989–90
  • Notary Public, State of Illinois, 1990–present
  • Contributor, Book and Serial Reviews, Library Software Review, 1991–98
  • Editor, “Finding Illinois Law” column, Illinois Bar Journal, 1999–2000
  • President, Carbondale Public Library Board of Trustees, 2001–05
  • President, Shawnee Library System Board of Trustees, 2003–05
  • Member, Public Policy Committee, Illinois Library Association, 2003–06
  • President, Southern Illinois University Faculty Senate, 2003–04
  • Member, Advisory Board, Chinese and American Forum on Legal Information and Law Libraries, 2009–present
  • Member, West Academic Advisory Board, 2013
  • Chair, Section on Law Libraries, Association of American Law Schools, 2013–14
  • Chair, Louisiana Academic Library Information Network Consortium, 2014–15
  • Co-Chair, Chinese and American Forum on Legal Information and Law Libraries, 2016–present

Janis L. Johnston, 1947 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2014

Significant AALL Service

Janis Johnston

  • Chair, Publications Review Committee, 1990–91
  • Chair, Technical Services Special Interest Section, 1991–92
  • Chair, Special Committee to Promote the Development of Resources for the Legal Information Community, 1994–96
  • Co-Director, Cataloging Institute, 1996
  • AALL Treasurer, 1998–2001
  • AALL Vice President/President-Elect, 2002–03
  • AALL President, 2003–04
  • AALL Immediate Past President, 2004–05
  • Chair, AALL Vendor Relations Task Force, 2005–06

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Paul J. Foik Award for Outstanding Contributions to Librarianship, University of Notre Dame, 1995
  • LLJ Article of the Year Award, 1998
  • Renee D. Chapman Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions in Technical Services Law Librarianship, 2002
  • Centennial Award for Authoring One of the Five Most Influential Writings in the Law Library Profession, 1957–2006, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section, 2006
  • AALL Presidential Certificate of Appreciation, 2009
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2014
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2014

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “NOTIS Users’ Survey: An Initial Reaction,” Law Library Journal 82 (1990): 531–42.
  • “Training New Law Library Personnel: The Neglected, Essential Activity,” Law Library Journal 83 (1991): 61–71.
  • “Outsourcing: New Name for an Old Practice,” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 128–34.
  • “Managing the Boss,” Law Library Journal89 (1997): 21–29.
  • “Paying for the Future: Financial Planning as Part of the Strategic Plan,” Trends in Law Library Management and Technology 12 (December 2001): 1–2.
  • “AALL Prepares to Tackle Global and Professional Issues this Year, AALL Spectrum 8 (September 2004): 4.
  • “Rebuilding the Profession: Recommendations for Librarians Interested in Becoming Academic Law Library Directors,” Law Library Journal 99 (2007): 104–06 (with Gasaway et al.).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “An Interview with Janis Johnston,” Technical Services Law Librarian 28 (June 2003): 1, 20–21.
  • Frank G. Houdek, “Janis L. Johnston,” in “AALL History Through the Eyes of its Presidents,” Law Library Journal (2006): 299, 345–46.
  • Heidi Frostestad Kuehl, “Celebrating Three of AALL’s Most Accomplished: The Association Presents Its Most Prestigious Award to Berring, Johnston, and Nicholson,” AALL Spectrum 18 (June 2014): 30–31.
  • Janis L. Johnston Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Frank G. Houdek, July 13, 2014, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.

Professional Positions

  • Cataloger, Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, 1976–77
  • Librarian, Marion County (Indiana) Law Library, 1977–79
  • Serials Librarian, Indiana University Law Library, 1982–85
  • Assistant Head of Technical Services, Indiana University Law Library, 1985–87
  • Associate Director and Head of Technical Services, Notre Dame Law School Kresge Library, 1987–94
  • Acting Director, Notre Dame Law School Kresge Library, 1992–93 and January 1997–June 1997
  • Associate Director, Notre Dame Law School Kresge Library, 1994–99
  • Director of Jenner Memorial Law Library and Associate Professor of Law and Library Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Law, 1999–2013

Education

  • B.A., Purdue University, 1972
  • M.S.L.S., University of Illinois, 1976
  • J.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, 1987

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Member, Accreditation Site Evaluation Teams, American Bar Association, 2001–11
  • Chair, Legal Information Preservation Alliance, 2006–07, 2008–10
  • Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Chinese and American Forum on Legal Information and Law Libraries, 2006–12
  • Executive Board Member, International Association of Law Libraries, 2010–13

Margaret K. Maes, 1951 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2014

Significant AALL Service

Margie Maes

  • 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.
  • “A Librarian’s View of Legal Publishing Today,” Bookmark 40 (1990): 245–47.
  • “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.
  • “Academic Law Libraries 2.0,” AALL Spectrum 10 (July 2006): 14–15, 17.
  • “Robert L. Oakley, 1945–2007,” AALL Spectrum 12 (December 2007): 10–13.
  • “Collaborative Tools and the Mentoring Experience: AALL’s Leadership Fellows Jump Boldly into Web 2.0,” AALL Spectrum 14 (June 2010): 10, 24 (with Liz Reppe).
  • “Kent C. Olson Wins Andrews Award: Author of Principles of Legal Research To Be Honored at AALL Annual Meeting,” AALL Spectrum 14 (June 2010): 16.
  • “Members’ Briefing: CRIV and the AALL Vendor Liaison,” AALL Spectrum 15 (April 2011): insert, 1–4 (with Robert Myers).
  • “Collaborative Stewardship: Building a Shared, Central Collection of Print Legal Materials,” Collection Management 37 (2012): 294–306 (with Tracy Thompson-Przylucki).
  • “Entering the Hall of Fame: AALL Honors Bintliff, Chiorazzi, Hein, and Surrency For Professional Leadership,” AALL Spectrum 16 (June 2012): 16–17.
  • “The Highest Honor: Nancy Johnson and Terry Martin Are Honored with the 2012 Marian Gould Gallagher Award,” AALL Spectrum 16 (June 2012): 26–27.
  • “A Cornerstone of Policy,” AALL Spectrum 15 (April 2013): insert, 2–3.
  • “Curating Collective Collections—PALMPrint: An International Collaboration to Preserve American Legal Materials in Print,” Against the Grain 27 (September 2015): 60–61 (with Tracy L. Thompson).
  • “PALMPrint: Lessons Learned From a Shared Print Collection,” published for IFLA Satellite Meeting
  • Up Up and Away: High Density Storage for Library Materials, August 2016 (with Tracy L. Thompson).
  • “Cross-Consortial Collaboration: Expanding Capacity for Law Libraries,” Serials Review 43 (2017): 9–16 (with Corie Dugas and Tracy L. Thompson).

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “V.P. with a View: An Interview with Margie Axtmann,” Technical Services Law Librarian 24 (Dec. 1998): 1, 22–23.
  • “Margaret Maes Axtmann,” in Frank G. Houdek, “AALL History through the Eyes of Its Presidents,” Law Library Journal 98 (2006): 299, 337–38.
  • “Margaret Maes: Digital Preservation Pioneer,” Library of Congress, May 2011, http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/series/pioneers/maes.html.
  • Pauline M. Aranas, “Introducing the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees: AALL Honors Bredemeyer, Danner, Duggan, and Maes,” AALL Spectrum 18 (June 2014): 34–35.

Professional Positions

  • Librarian, Hindry & Meyer, P.C., Denver, 1975–76
  • Associate/Assistant Librarian, National Center for State Courts, 1976–78
  • Head Librarian, National Center for State Courts, 1979–82
  • Acquisitions Librarian, Cornell University Law Library, 1982–90
  • Foreign and International Law Bibliographer, Cornell University Law Library, 1987–90
  • Assistant Director for Technical Services, University of Minnesota Law Library, 1990–92
  • Assistant Director for Collections and Technical Services, University of Minnesota Law Library, 1992–2001
  • Associate Director for Information Resources, University of St. Thomas Schoenecker Law Library, 2001–08
  • Interim Director, University of St. Thomas Schoenecker Law Library, 2006–07
  • Executive Director, Legal Information Preservation Alliance, 2008–2018

Education

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 1973
  • M.A., Librarianship, University of Denver Graduate School of Librarianship, 1975

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Staff Associate, Symposium on Women in the American Judiciary (April 1982), 1981–82
  • Chair, Joint Committee on Specialized Cataloging of the Council of National Library and Information Associations, 1981–84
  • External Review Panelist, Office for Accreditation, American Library Association, 1998–present
  • Member, Executive Committee, Legal Information Preservation Alliance, 2003–06

Carol Avery Nicholson, 1951 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2014

Significant AALL Service

Carol Nicholson

  • Co-Director, Basic Cataloging Institute, 1988
  • Chair, Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section, 1989–90
  • Chair, Minorities Committee, 1992–93
  • President, Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, 1994–95
  • AALL Executive Board, 1995–98
  • Coordinator, “Desktop Learning Opportunities Series,” AALL Spectrum, 1999–2000
  • AALL Vice President/President-Elect, 2001–02
  • AALL President, 2002–03
  • AALL Immediate Past President, 2003–04

Professional Honors and Awards

  • AALL Presidential Certificate of Appreciation, 2004
  • Service to SEAALL Award, Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, 2006
  • Renee D. Chapman Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions in Technical Services Law Librarianship, 2010
  • Kathrine R. Everett Award of Merit, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Kathrine R. Everett Law Library, 2011
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2014
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2014

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Law Library Systems Directory, editor. AALL Publication Series, No. 44. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman Co., 1993.
  • Law Library Systems Directory, editor. Rev. ed. AALL Publication Series, No. 53. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman Co., 1996.
  • “Space Planning for Technical Services: In the Blended Age of Print & Technology,” AALL Spectrum 4 (October 1999): 6–7.
  • Law Library Systems Directory, editor. 2000 release. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman Co., 2000.
  • Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries, editor. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 2006 (with Ruth Hill and Vicente Garces).
  • AALL Price Index for Legal Publications, editor. Chicago: American Association of Law Libraries, 2012–present.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Carol Avery Nicholson, “A Day in My Life… As a Law Librarian,” in Frank G. Houdek, “‘A Day in My Library Life,’ Circa 1997,” Law Library Journal 89 (1997): 157, 194–95.
  • “Hail to the Chief! An Interview with the Incoming AALL President,” Technical Services Law Librarian 27 (June 2002): 1, 26.
  • Frank G. Houdek, “Carol Avery Nicholson,” in “AALL History Through the Eyes of its Presidents,” Law Library Journal (2006): 299, 343–44.
  • “Carol Avery Nicholson.” In Carol Avery Nicholson et al., Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law libraries, 46–50. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 2006.
  • Carol Avery Nicholson Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick E. Kehoe, Sept. 17, 2012, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.
  • Heidi Frostestad Kuehl, “Celebrating Three of AALL’s Most Accomplished: The Association Presents Its Most Prestigious Award to Berring, Johnston, and Nicholson,” AALL Spectrum 18 (June 2014): 30–31.

Professional Positions

  • Monographic Cataloger, Duke University Perkins Library, 1974–76
  • Monographic Cataloger/Reference Librarian, Duke University Perkins Library, 1976–78
  • Government Documents Librarian, North Carolina Central University Shepard Library, 1978–80
  • Head of Cataloging Department, North Carolina Central University School of Law Library, 1980–82
  • Head of Cataloging Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library, 1982–85
  • Technical Services Librarian, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library, 1985–95
  • Guest Lecturer, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Information and Library Services, 1988–2011
  • Assistant Director for Technical Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library, 1995–2007
  • Associate Director for Technical Services, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library, 2007–11
  • Editor, AALL Price Index for Legal Publications, 2012–present

Education

  • B.A., Hampton Institute, 1972
  • A.M.L.S., University of Michigan, 1973

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Member, Law Libraries Committee, American Bar Association, 2003–08
  • Member, North Carolina Serials Conference Planning Committee, 1991–92, 1994–2011

Robert C. Berring, 1949–

Hall of Fame Induction: 2014

Significant AALL Service

Robert Berring

  • Chair, Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Committee, 1980–82
  • AALL Vice President/President-Elect, 1984–85
  • AALL President, 1985–86
  • AALL Immediate Past President, 1986–87
  • Chair, Special Committee on Law Librarian Compensation, 2001–02

Professional Honors & Awards

  • Named to Walter Perry Johnson Chair in Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1995
  • Sandy Peterson Memorial Lecturer, Law Librarians Society of Washington, DC, 1998
  • Koch Endowed Lecture, University of Washington, 1999
  • Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship, 2003
  • Boalt Hall Law School Citation Award, 2004
  • Symposium, “Legal Information and the Development of American Law: Further Thinking About the Thoughts of Robert C. Berring,” Berkeley, California, October 21, 2006 [papers published in Law Library Journal 99 (2007): 191–424]
  • Centennial Award for Most Influential Author of the Past Fifty Years, Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section, 2006
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2014
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2014

Selected Publications by Inductee*

  • “Acquisitions and Selection of Primary and Secondary Legal Materials for Social Science Collections,” Behavioral & Social Sciences Librarian 1 (Winter 1979): 127–35. (With Roy M. Mersky & Michael Richmond.)
  • “Corpus Juris Secundum,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 1, no. 1 (1981): 67–82. (With Valerie Wedin.)
  • “Looseleaf Services: A Subject Bibliography,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 1, no. 4 (1981): 51–71. (With Valerie Wedin.)
  • How to Find the Law. 8th ed. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1983. 790p. (With Morris L. Cohen.)
  • Finding the Law: An Abridged Edition of “How to Find the Law, 8th Ed.” American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1984. 556p. (With Morris L. Cohen.)
  • “How to Be a Great Reference Librarian,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 4 (Spring 1984): 17–37.
  • “Full-Text Databases and Legal Research: Backing Into the Future,” High Technology Law Journal 1 (1986): 27–60.
  • “Dyspeptic Ramblings of a Retiring Past President,” Law Library Journal 79 (1987): 345–50.
  • “Legal Research and Legal Concepts: Where Form Molds Substance,” California Law Review 75 (1987): 15–27.
  • Practical Approaches to Legal Research. New York: Haworth Press, 1988. 150p. (With Kent C. Olson).
  • How to Find the Law. 9th ed. American Casebook Series. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1989. 716p. (With Morris Cohen & Kent C. Olson.)
  • “Legal Research: Should Students Learn It or Wing It?” Law Library Journal 81 (1989): 431–49. (With Kathleen Vanden Heuvel.)
  • Winning Research Skills. St. Paul, Minn.: West Pub. Co., 1991. 147p. (With Nancy P. Johnson & Thomas A. Woxland.) [also co-authored 2d–5th editions, 1993–2006]
  • “The Electronic Law Library: The Electronic Future of Law Libraries,” Law Librarian 24 (1993): 168–73.
  • “Collapse of the Structure of the Legal Research Universe: The Imperative of Digital Information,” Washington Law Review 69 (1994): 9–34.
  • Review of In Search of Equality: The Chinese Struggle Against Discrimination in Nineteenth-Century America, by Charles J. Mcclain, Asian Law Review 2 (1995): 87–103.
  • “Future Librarians.” In Future Libraries, edited by R. Howard Bloch & Carla Hesse, 94–115. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1995.
  • “On Not Throwing out the Baby: Planning the Future of Legal Information,” California Law Review 83 (1995): 615–35.
  • “Plenary Session: The Shifting Universe of Legal Information.” In The National Conference on Legal Information Issues: Selected Essays, edited by Timothy L. Coggins, 21–32. AALL Publication Series, No. 51. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1996.
  • “Reflections on Mentors.” In Law Librarianship: Historical Perspectives, edited by Laura N. Gasaway and Michael C. Chiorazzi, 185–202. AALL Publication Series, No. 52. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1996.
  • “Thoughts on the Future: A Steroid-Enhanced Editorial,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 15, no. 3/4 (1996): 1–14.
  • “Universal Citation Systems: Will Tinkering with the Future Be the End of Reliable, Standardized Opinions,” ABA Journal 82 (July 1996): 74.
  • “Farewell to All That,” Loyola of Los Angeles International and Comparative Law Journal 19 (1997): 431–47.
  • “Chaos, Cyberspace and Tradition: Legal Information Transmogrified,” Berkeley Technology Law Journal 12 (1997): 189–212.
  • “Partners and Alliances in Digital Information,” Collection Management 22, no. 3–4 (1998): 9–20.
  • “Legal Information and the Search for Cognitive Authority,” California Law Review 88 (2000): 1673–1708.
  • “Legal Research and the World of Thinkable Thoughts,” Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 2 (2000): 305–18.
  • “Chinese Law, Trade and the New Century,” Northwestern Journal of International Law & Business 20 (2000): 425–45.
  • Legal Research Survival Manual. St. Paul, Minn.: West Group, 2002. 93p. (With Elizabeth A. Edinger.)
  • “Affirmative Action in Perspective,” Review of Silence at Boalt Hall: The Dismantling of Affirmative Action, by Andrea Guerrero, California Law Review 91 (2003): 1125–37.
  • “Mike Jacobstein: Truly a Giant,” Law Library Journal 97 (2005): 633–36.
  • “Deconstructing the Law Library: The Wisdom of Meredith Willson,” Minnesota Law Review 89 (2005): 1381–1406.
  • “A Brief History of Law Librarianship.” In Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century, edited by Roy Balleste, Sonia Luna-Lamas & Lisa Smith-Butler, 1–13. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2007.
  • “The Heart of Legal Information: The Crumbling Infrastructure of Legal Research.” In Legal Information and the Development of American Law, edited by Richard A. Danner and Frank G. Houdek, 296–309. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2007.
  • International Legal Research in a Nutshell. St. Paul: Thomson/West, 2008. 313p. (With Marci B. Hoffman.)
  • “Suggestions for American Judges: Ten Books that Merit Reading,” Journal of Appellate Practice and Process 10 (2009): 347–56.
  • “Speculations on Chinese Law and Society in Modern China: An Essay.” In Interpretation of Law in China—Roots and Perspectives, edited by Michal Tomásek and Guido Muhlemann, 21–41. Prague: Charles University in Prague, Karolinum Press, 2011.
  • “Title 51 of the U.S. Code and Why It Matters,” Green Bag 2d 14 (2011): 251–56.
  • “The Great Law Books—An Introduction to Chapter One,” Journal of Law 1 (2011): 315–16.
  • “A Famous Book About Famous Books—Men and Books Famous in the Law, by Frederick Hicks,” Journal of Law 2 (2012): 267–70.
  • “The End of Scholarly Bibliography: Reconceptualizing Law Librarianship,” Law Library Journal 104 (2012): 69–82.
  • “The Ultimate Oldie but Goodie: William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Law of England,” Journal of Law 4 (2014): 189–93.
  • “What A Long, Strange Trip It’s Been,” Journal of the Legal Writing Institute 20 (2015): 9–11. “A Brief History of Law Librarianship.” In Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century, 2nd ed., Scarecrow Press, 2014.
  • *For a complete list through its date of publication, see Frank G. Houdek, “From the Reference Desk to River City: A Bibliography of the Writings of Robert C. Berring,” Law Library Journal 99 (2007): 413–23.

Selected Publications About Inductee

  • “Robert C. Berring,” in Reflections on Law Librarianship: A Collection of Interviews, edited by Marjorie A. Garson et al., 1–15. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1988.
  • “Robert C. Berring,” in Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library: An Oral History, edited by Mary Ann Andersen, 517. Seattle: University of Washington School of Law, 1988.
  • Robert C. Berring, “Conventional Wisdom,” in Frank G. Houdek, “Stories of ‘My First Annual Meeting,’” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 9, 14–15.
  • Robert C. Berring, “Books,” in Frank G. Houdek, “What Law Librarians Collect,” Law Library Journal 91 (1999): 577, 586.
  • Frank G. Houdek, “Robert C. Berring,” in “AALL History Through the Eyes of its Presidents,” Law Library Journal (2006): 299, 319–20.
  • Frank G. Houdek, “From the Reference Desk to River City: A Bibliography of the Writings of Robert C. Berring,” Law Library Journal 99 (2007): 413–23.
  • Robert C. Berring, “The Education of a Twentieth-Century Law Librarian,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 32 (Jan.-June 2013): 1–12.
  • Robert C. Berring Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick E. Kehoe, July 2, 2013, videorecording. Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.
  • Robert C. Berring, “Part II. 1975–78: Days at the Mother Library,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 33 (2014): 191–202.
  • Heidi Frostestad Kuehl, “Celebrating Three of AALL’s Most Accomplished: The Association Presents Its Most Prestigious Award to Berring, Johnston, and Nicholson,” AALL Spectrum 18 (June 2014): 30–31.
  • Robert C. Berring, “The Cambridge Years,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 34 (2015): 105–18.
  • Robert C. Berring, “Seattle, Berkeley, and the Fighting Librarians,” Legal Reference ServicesQuarterly 35 (2016): 1–17.
  • Robert C. Berring, “The Home Stretch to the Next Deanship: Part V of the Education of a Law Librarian,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 35 (2016): 215–30.

Professional Positions

  • Assistant Librarian, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, College of Law, 1974–75
  • Associate Librarian and Lecturer, Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas School of Law, 1976–78
  • Associate Librarian, Harvard Law School Library, 1978–79
  • Acting Librarian, Harvard Law School Library, 1979–80
  • Deputy Librarian, Harvard Law School Library, 1980–81
  • Professor of Law and Law Librarian, University of Washington School of Law, 1981–82
  • Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 1982–2005 (Walter Perry Johnson Professor of Law, 1997–present)
  • Dean, School of Library and Information Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1986–89
  • Interim Dean, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2003–04
  • Associate Dean for Student Services, University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, 2008–10

Education

  • B.A., Harvard College, 1971
  • J.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1974
  • M.L.S., University of California, Berkeley, 1974

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (Outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the practice of law, California, 1974
  • Founding Editor, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, 1981–98 (volumes 1–17)
  • Member, Accreditation Committee, ABA Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, 1986–89
  • Robinson Cox Fellow, University of Western Australia, 1988
  • Research Fellow, Institute of the Law, Chinese Academy of Social Science, 1989
  • Chair, Committee on Legal Education Exchange with China, 1992–94
  • Executive Board, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, 1994–97
  • Member, American Law Institute, 1998–present
  • Member, Board of Advisors, The Green Bag, 1998–present

Carol Bredemeyer, 1956 –

Hall of Fame Induction: 2014

Significant AALL Service

Carol Bredemeyer

  • Chair, Readers’ Services SIS, 1987–88
  • Chair, Publications Policy Committee, 1990–91
  • President, Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries, 1992–93
  • Chair, Public Relations Committee, 1998–99
  • Chair, Law Library Journal and AALL Spectrum Editorial Board and Advisory Committee, 2001–02
  • Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section Executive Board, 2005–07
  • Chair, Awards Committee, 2006–07
  • AALL Executive Board, 2008–11
  • Chair, New AALL Awards Implementation Special Committee, 2009
  • Chair, Law Student Research Competencies Task Force, 2011–12

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Chase College of Law Youngs Library Faculty Service Award, 2000
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2014
  • Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section Outstanding Service Award, 2017

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • “Serving the Evening Law Student,” Law Library Journal 80 (1988): 619–31.
  • “What Do Directors Do,” Law Library Journal 96 (2004): 317–31.
  • “Quick Tips,” Lex Loci (Northern Kentucky Bar Association) (July 2004): 18.
  • “Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award Goes to Three Perennially Active Members,” AALL Spectrum 11(June 2007): 22–23, 31.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • Pauline M. Aranas, “Introducing the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees: AALL Honors Bredemeyer, Danner, Duggan, and Maes,” AALL Spectrum 18 (June 2014): 34–35.

Professional Positions

  • Reference Librarian, Chase College of Law Library, Northern Kentucky University, 1981–84
  • Head of Public Services; Information Services Coordinator; Assistant Director for Information Services; and Assistant Director for Patron Services, Chase College of Law Library, Northern Kentucky University, 1985–98
  • Assistant Director for Reference and Research Services, Chase College of Law Library, Northern Kentucky University, 1998–2005
  • Assistant Director for Faculty Services, Chase College of Law Library, Northern Kentucky University, 2005–present
  • Professor of Law Library Services, 2008–present

Education

  • A.B., Morehead State University, 1978
  • M.S.L.S., University of Kentucky, 1981

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Member, Legal Research and Information Resources Committee, Cincinnati Bar Association
  • President, Faculty Senate, Northern Kentucky University, 2000–01, 2004–05

Richard A. Danner, 1947–2018

Hall of Fame Induction: 2014

Significant AALL Service

Richard Danner

  • Chair, Relations with Publishers and Dealers Committee, 1980–81
  • Member, Special Committee on Future of AALL, 1983–84
  • Editor, Law Library Journal, 1984–94
  • President, Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries, 1985–86
  • Co-Director, AALL Institute on Managing the Law Library in the 1990s, June 1988
  • AALL Vice President/President-Elect, 1988–89
  • AALL President, 1989–90
  • AALL Immediate Past President, 1990–91
  • Chair, Special Committee on Research, 1992–93
  • Co-Director, AALL Institute on Introduction to Foreign Legal Systems, February 1993
  • Member, Special Committee on the Renaissance of Law Librarianship, 1994–96
  • Chair, Task Force on Strategic Partnerships, 1995–96
  • Member, Task Force on Preservation and Access to Digital Legal Information, 1998–99
  • Member, Special Committee on Open Access, 2004–06

Professional Honors and Awards

  • Special AALL Presidential Award in Recognition of Ten Years Service as Editor of Law Library Journal (1984–94), 1994
  • AALL Call for Papers Award, 1998
  • Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship, 2002
  • AALL Presidential Certificate of Merit, 2002
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Library and Information Studies Alumni Association, 2011
  • Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award, 2012
  • AALL Distinguished Lectureship Award, 2014
  • AALL Hall of Fame, Inductee, 2014
  • A. Kenneth Pye Award for Excellence in Education, Duke Law Alumni Association, 2017
  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2017
  • Association of American Law Schools Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information Award for Outstanding Contributions to Teaching and Scholarship, 2018

Selected Publications by the Inductee

  • Legal Research in Wisconsin. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Extension Law Dept., 1980.
  • “Asbestos in the Library: The Removal Project at Duke,” Journal of Library Administration 3 (Spring 1982): 47–58.
  • “Reference Theory and the Future of Legal Reference Service,” Law Library Journal 76 (1983): 217–32.
  • “Federal Regulation of Non-Nuclear Hazardous Wastes: A Research Bibliography,” Law & Contemporary Problems 46 (1983): 283–305 (with Clair M. Germain).
  • “Legislative History Research,” Law Library Journal 77 (1984–85): 191–94.
  • “Professional Literature,” Law Library Journal 77 (1984–85): 431–33.
  • “On Bibliographies,” Law Library Journal 78 (1986): 1–4.
  • “Teaching Legal Research,” Law Library Journal 78 (1986): 599–603.
  • “The Educational Role of the Regional Chapters,” Law Library Journal 78 (1986): 528–30.
  • “An Overview of Health Law Research and an Annotated Bibliography,” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 11 (1986): 146–61 (with Claire M. Germain).
  • “Reading Legal Research,” Law Library Journal 79 (1987): 1–6.
  • “Books about Statutes,” Law Library Journal 79 (1987): 361–66.
  • “Who We Are and What We Do,” Law Library Journal 80 (1988): 1–6.
  • “Writing about Original Research,” Law Library Journal 80 (1988): 171–76.
  • “Managing the Law Library in the 1990s,” Law Library Journal 81 (1989): 181–90.
  • “The Law Library of Congress and the Legal Profession,” Law Library Journal 83 (1991): 211–17.
  • “Supporting Professional Research,” Law Library Journal 83 (1991): 615–21.
  • Strategic Planning: A Law Library Management Tool for the 90’s. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Glanville Publishers, 1991 (with Roy M. Mersky).
  • Introduction to Foreign Legal Systems. New York: Oceana Publications, 1994 (with Marie-Louise H. Bernal).
  • “Big Things,” Law Library Journal 86 (1994): 184–89.
  • “It’s the Network,” Law Library Journal 86 (1994): 391–98.
  • “Document Delivery in the 1990s and Beyond,” Canadian Law Libraries 19 (1994): 141–46.
  • “Facing the Millennium: Law Schools, Law Librarians and Information Technology,” Journal of Legal Education 46 (1996): 43–58.
  • “The Effects of Information Technology on Law Librarianship: An American Perspective,” The Law Librarian 37 (1996): 203–07.
  • Toward a Renaissance in Law Librarianship: The Report, Recommendations, and Materials of the American Association of Law Libraries Special Committee on the Renaissance of Law Librarianship in the Information Age, editor. St. Paul, Minn.: West, 1997.
  • Strategic Planning: A Law Library Management Tool for the 90’s and Beyond. 2nd ed. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Glanville Publishers, 1997.
  • “Redefining a Profession,” Law Library Journal 90 (1998): 315–56.
  • “Redefining a Profession 1999.” In Proceedings, 53rd Annual Conference of the American Theological Library Association, 189–205. Chicago: The Association, 1999.
  • “What are Law Libraries For?” The Law Librarian 30 (1999): 211–15.
  • “Electronic Publication of Scholarly Information in Law: A View from the United States,” International Journal of Legal Information 28 (2000): 465–83.
  • “Strategic Planning for Distance Learning in Legal Education: Initial Thoughts on a Role for Libraries,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 21, no. 2/3 (2002): 69–85.
  • “Electronic Publication of Legal Scholarship: New Issues and Models,” Journal of Legal Education 52 (2002): 347–64.
  • “Law School Libraries.” In Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, edited by Miriam Drake, 1503–12. 2nd ed. New York: M. Dekker, 2003.
  • “Contemporary and Future Directions in American Legal Research: Responding to the Threat of the Available.” International Journal of Legal Information 31 (2003): 179–204.
  • “Justice Jackson’s Lament: Historical and Comparative Perspectives on the Availability of Legislative History,” Duke Journal of Comparative & International Law 13 (2003): 151–94.
  • “Issues in the Preservation of Born-Digital Scholarly Communications in Law,” Law Library Journal 96 (2004): 591–604.
  • “Academic Freedom Issues for Academic Librarians,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 25, no. 4 (2006): 13–35 (with Barbara Bintliff).
  • “Legal Information and the Development of American Law: Writings on the Form and Structure of the Published Law,” Law Library Journal 99 (2007): 193–227.
  • “Applying the Access Principle in Law: The Responsibilities of a Legal Scholar,” International Journal of Legal Information 35 (2007): 355–95.
  • Legal Information and the Development of American Law, editor. St. Paul, Minn.: Thomson/West, 2008 (with Frank G. Houdek).
  • “Skating with Donovan: Thoughts on Law Librarianship as a Profession,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 27 (2008): 117–36.
  • “The 21st Century Law Library: A Conversation,” Law Library Journal 101 (2009): 143–56 (with S. Blair Kauffman and John G. Palfrey).
  • “Law Librarianship.” In Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences, edited by Marcia J. Bates and Mary Miles Maack, 3212–34. 3rd ed. Boca Raton, Fla.: CRC Press, 2010 (with Mark E. Estes and Judy T. Meadows).
  • “Supporting Scholarship: Thoughts on the Role of the Academic Law Librarian,” Journal of Law and Education 39 (2010): 365–86.
  • “The Durham Statement Two Years Later: Open Access in the Law School Journal Environment,” Law Library Journal 103 (2011): 39–54 (with Kelly Leong and Wayne V. Miller).
  • IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management, editor. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Pub., 2011 (with Jules Winterton).
  • “Defining International Law Librarianship in an Age of Multiplicity, Knowledge, and Open Access to Law.” In IALL International Handbook of Legal Information Management, edited by Richard A. Danner and Jules Winterton, 1–21. Burlington, Vt.: Ashgate Pub., 2011.
  • “Open Access to Legal Scholarship: Dropping the Barriers to Discourse and Dialogue,” Journal of International Commercial Law & Technology 7 (2012): 65–79.
  • “The ABA, the AALL, the AALS and the ‘Duplication of Legal Publications,'” Law Library Journal 104 (2012): 485–530.
  • “Oh, the Treatise!” Michigan Law Review 111 (2013): 821–34.
  • “Influences of the Digest Classification System,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 33 (2014): 117–56.
  • “Law Libraries and Laboratories: The Legacies of Langdell and His Metaphor,” Law Library Journal 107 (2015): 7–55.
  • “Cases and Case Lawyers,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 35 (2016): 147–78.
  • “James DeWitt Andrews: Classifying the Law in the Early 20th Century,” Legal Reference Services Quarterly 37 (2018): 1–53.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

  • “Richard A. Danner,” in Frank G. Houdek, “Stories of ‘My First Annual Meeting,'” Law Library Journal 88 (1996): 9, 26–27.
  • “Richard A. Danner,” in Frank G. Houdek, “AALL History through the Eyes of Its Presidents,” Law Library Journal 98 (2006): 299, 324–26.
  • Pauline M. Aranas, “Introducing the 2014 Hall of Fame Inductees: AALL Honors Bredemeyer, Danner, Duggan, and Maes,” AALL Spectrum 18 (June 2014): 34–35.
  • Katrina M. Miller, “Gallagher Award Celebrates Outstanding Achievement: Richard A Danner,
    Karl T. Gruben, and Gitelle Seer Recognized for Service to the Profession,” AALL Spectrum 21 (July/August 2017): 42–44.

Professional Positions

  • Head of Periodicals Department, University of Wisconsin Law Library, 1975–76
  • Environmental Law Librarian, University of Wisconsin Law Library, 1976–79
  • Associate Director, Duke University Law Library, 1979–81
  • Director of the Library and Assistant Professor, Duke University Law Library, 1981–82
  • Director of the Library and Associate Professor, Duke University Law Library, 1982–85
  • Director of the Library and Professor, Duke University Law Library, 1985–93
  • Senior Associate Dean for Information Services and Professor, Duke University Law Library, 1993–2003
  • Senior Associate Dean for Information Services and Archibald C. and Frances Fulk Rufty Research Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law, 2003–17
  • Archibald C. and Frances Fulk Rufty Research Professor of Law Emeritus, 2017–18

Education

  • B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1969
  • M.S., Library Science, University of Wisconsin, 1975
  • J.D., University of Wisconsin, 1979

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside AALL)

  • Admitted to the practice of law, Wisconsin, 1979
  • Member, Committee on Libraries, Association of American Law Schools, 1986–88
  • Member, Accreditation Site Evaluation Teams, Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association, 1989–present
  • Vice-Chair, Law Libraries Committee, Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association, 1990–92
  • Member, Membership Review Committee, Association of American Law Schools, 1997–2000
  • Member, Advisory Group on Electronic Publishing, Association of American Law Schools, 1998–2000
  • Reporter for Site Visits, Association of American Law Schools, 2000–present
  • Member, Board of Directors, International Association of Law Libraries, 2001–04
  • Member, Board of Advisers, Legal Reference Services Quarterly, 2002–present
  • Member, Executive Committee, Association of American Law Schools, 2002–04
  • First Vice-President, International Association of Law Libraries, 2004–07, 2007–10
  • Member, Board of Advisers, SSRN Legal Information and Technology Journal, 2009–present
  • Member, Facilities Committee, Section on Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar, American Bar Association, 2011–12