M. Kathleen Price, 1942–

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Hall of Fame Induction: 2011

Significant AALL Service

Chair, Recruitment Committee, 1972–73
Chair, Ethics Committee, 1977–78
Program Chair, 1979 AALL Annual Meeting (San Francisco), 1978–79
AALL Executive Board, 1978–81
Member, Ethics Commission, 1981–83
AALL President-Elect, 1982–83
AALL President, 1983–84
AALL Immediate Past President, 1984–85
Chair, National Legal Resources Committee, 1988–90

Professional Honors and Awards

Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship, 2010
Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2011
AALL Hall of Fame Inductee, 2011

Selected Publications by the Inductee

“Degree-Oriented Study among Law Librarians,” Law Library Journal 64 (1971): 29–36 (with Nancy Kitchen).
“Defining Death: A Bibliographic Overview,” Law Library Journal 71 (1978): 49–67.
“Using United States Legal Databases in Foreign and Comparative Law Research; A Paper Prepared for the Twelfth Congress of the International Academy of Comparative Law,” American Journal of Comparative Law Supplement 34 (1986): 499–532.
“Setting the Legal Information Agenda for the Year 2000: Preliminary Report of the National Legal Resources Committee,” Law Library Journal 81(1989): 349–75.
“Building a National Law Library to Serve the World Legal Community,” Law Library Journal 83 (1991): 225–33.
International Access to Legislative Information: A Preliminary Investigation, edited with Win-Shin S. Chiang. Sarasota, Fla.: UNIFO Publishers, 1992.
“Tablets of Bronze in an Electronic Age: Toward Building a World Law Index,” Commonwealth Law Librarian 1 (1992): 67–73.
“The International Legal Information Network (ILIN)—A Practical Application of Perritt’s ‘Tort Liability, the First Amendment, and Equal Access to Electronic Networks,’” Villanova Law Review 38 (1993): 555–70.
Setting the Legal Information Agenda for the Year 2000: Based on a Workshop of the American Association of Law Libraries, National Legal Resources Committee, edited with Margaret Maes Axtmann. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1993. (AALL Publications Series, No. 42)
“Beyond Books and Libraries: Providing Foreign, Comparative and International Legal Information in the 90’s and Beyond.” In Introduction to Foreign Legal Systems, edited by Richard A. Danner and Marie-Louise H. Bernal, 327–37. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.: Oceana, 1994.
“The Role of the Law Library of Congress in Stimulating Resource Sharing.” In Law Librarianship: A Handbook for the Electronic Age, edited by Patrick E. Kehoe, Lovisa Lyman, and Gary Lee McCann, 606–14. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1995. (AALL Publications Series, No. 47)
“Institutional Passages: A Search for Meaning in the AALL National Conference.” In The National Conference on Legal Information Issues: Selected Essays, edited by Timothy L. Coggins, 277–84. Littleton, Colo.: Fred B. Rothman & Co., 1996. (AALL Publications Series, No. 51)
“Technology and Law Library Administration,” St. John’s Law Review 70 (1996): 145–61.
“The Search for Meaning in ‘Law and Language.’” In Language and the Law: Proceedings of a Conference, edited by Marlyn Robinson, 403–11. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 2003.
“Julius Marke: In Memoriam,” Law Library Journal 96 (2004): 9–15.
“Finding U.S. Law on the Internet.” In Roaming the Virtual Law Library: A Guide to Online Sources for Legal Researchers, edited by Joan Liu and Liying Yu. Beijing: Law Press China, 2004.
“Who Owns the Past? Turkey’s Contributions to the Cultural Property Debate,” International Journal of Legal Information 38 (2010) 201–13.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

“M. Kathleen Price,” in Frank G. Houdek, “AALL History through the Eyes of Its Presidents,” Law Library Journal 98 (2006): 299, 316–17.
Judy Meadows, “Gasaway, Houdek and Price Honored with 2011 Marian Gould GallagherAward,” AALL Spectrum 15 (June 2011): 28–29.
Mary Kathleen Price Interview. In An Oral History of Law Librarianship, interviewed by Patrick E. Kehoe, May 10, 2013, videorecording. Spinelli's Law Library Reference Shelf, HeinOnline.

Professional Positions

Assistant Law Librarian, University of Alabama School of Law Library, 1967–70
Assistant Law Librarian, University of Illinois College of Law Library, 1970–73
Attorney, Ross, Hardies, O’Keefe, Babcok and Parsons, 1973–75
Professor of Law and Law Librarian, Duke University School of Law, 1975–80
Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, University of Minnesota, 1980–90
Acting Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of Minnesota, 1985–86
Law Librarian, Library of Congress, 1990–94
Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, New York University School of Law Library, 1994–2003
Associate Dean, Library and Technology, and Clarence J. TeSelle Professor of Law, University of Florida Levin  College of Law, 2003–10


B.A., University of Florida, 1963
M.S., Florida State University, 1967
J.D., University of Illinois, 1973

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

Order of the Coif, University of Illinois College of Law, 1973
Admitted to law practice, Illinois, 1973
Executive Board, U.S. Committee on Legal Education Exchange with Peoples Republic of China, 1983–present
Member, Accreditation Committee, Association of American Law Schools, 1983–85
Chair, Library Committee, ABA Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar, 1986–89
Visiting Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1988, 1990
Member, Executive Board, Association of American Law Schools, 1988–91
Member, American Law Institute, 1989–present
Secretary, NCAIR, 1996–98
Treasurer, NELLCO, 2001–03