Cossette T. Sun, 1937–

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Hall of Fame Induction: 2010

Significant AALL Service

Chair, Law Library Service to Institutional Residents Special Interest Section, 1979–80
Vice-Chair, Public Relations Committee, 1983–84
Chair, Diversity Committee, 1996–97
AALL Executive Board, 1999–2002

Professional Honors and Awards

Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award, 2007

State, Court & County Law Libraries Special Interest Section Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession, 2009
AALL Hall of Fame, Inaugural Class Inductee, 2010

Selected Publications by the Inductee

A Bibliography: The Published Works of Albert A. Ehrenzweig,” California Law Review 62 (1974): 1080–83 (with Francis R. Doyle).
“Delivery of Services to Diverse Patrons,” AALL Spectrum 3 (1999): 9, 30.

Selected Publications about the Inductee

"Cossette T. Sun.” In Carol Avery Nicholson, Ruth Johnson Hill & Vicente Garces, Celebrating Diversity: A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries, 51–53. Buffalo, N.Y.: William S. Hein & Co., 2006.
Carol Bredemeyer, “Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award Goes to Three Perennially Active Members,” AALL Spectrum 11 (June 2007): 22–23, 31.
Cossette T. Sun, 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

Research Librarian, Washington University, 1968
Associate Librarian and Assistant Professor, St. Louis University, 1967–73
Reference Librarian, Boalt Hall, University of California at Berkeley, 1974
Branch Librarian, South County, Alameda County Law Library, 1974–76
Law Library Director, Alameda County Law Library, 1977–2008


LL.B., College of Law, National Taiwan University, 1960.
M.A., University of Houston, 1963
M.S., Simmons College, 1965

Selected Professional Activities & Achievements (outside law librarianship)

President, California Council of County Law Libraries, 1982–84
Member, Castro Valley Municipal Advisory Council
Executive Board Member, Women Lawyers of Alameda County
President, Alameda-Taoyuan Sister County Association
Alameda County Bar Association Distinguished Services Award, 1997