Cataloging & Classification Committee

Mission

The Cataloging and Classification Standing Committee addresses issues pertaining to the cataloging and classification of legal resources.

See the TS-SIS Handbook for more information about the committee.

Responsibilities of the Chair

  1. Sets the agenda and presides over the standing committee meetings held during the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting.
  2. Organizes the Cataloging & Classification Roundtable during AALL Annual Meeting.
  3. Submits the Annual Report and the Minutes of the AALL Annual Meeting.
  4. Serves as Ex Officio member of the TS-SIS Education Committee and solicits or submits programs and workshop proposals to the TS-SIS Education Committee.
  5. Appoints the chairs of the Descriptive Cataloging Advisory Working Group (DCAG), the Classification and Subject Cataloging Advisory Working Group (CSCAG) and the Vendor-Supplied Records Advisory Working Group (VRAG).
  6. Appoints the chair of the Heads of Cataloging in Large Libraries Roundtable.
  7. Appoints the facilitators of the Cataloging & Classification Roundtable, the New Catalogers Roundtable, and the Rare Book Cataloging Roundtable.
  8. Keeps members of the Cataloging and Classification Standing Committee informed of the activities of the working groups, committees and subcommittees.

Membership Responsibilities

Any members in good standing of TS-SIS, who express an interest in volunteering, are appointed by the chair. Members are expected to:

  1. Respond in an informed and timely manner to calls of the chair.
  2. Contribute to discussions or consultations initiated by the chair.

Resources

2016/2017 Membership Roster

(as of September 19, 2016)

John Hostage, Chair
Harvard Law Library
hostage [at] law.harvard.edu

Melissa Beck
UCLA
beck [at] law.ucla.edu

Robert Bratton
George Washington University
Rbratton [at] law.gwu.edu

Virginia Bryant
George Washington University
Vbryant [at] law.gwu.edu

Judy Chalmers
Sacramento County
JChalmers [at] saclaw.org

Lia Contursi
Columbia Law School Library
acontu [at] law.columbia.edu

Kathy Faust
Lewis & Clark
faust [at] lcark.edu

Jolande Goldberg
Library of Congress
jgol [at] loc.gov

Suzanne Graham
University of Georgia
srgraham [at] uga.edu

Ismael Gullon
Mercer University
gullon_i [at] law.mercer.edu

Corinne Jacox
Creighton University
corinnejacox [at] creighton.edu

Angela Jones
Southern Methodist University
arjones [at] smu.edu

Alan Keely
Wake Forest University
keelyda [at] wfu.edu

Cate Kellett
Yale University
cate.kellett [at] yale.edu

Aaron Kuperman
Library of Congress
akup [at] loc.gov

Patrick Lavey
UCLA
lavey [at] law.ucla.edu

Melody Lembke, MLS
University of California-Irvine
Mlembke [at] law.uci.edu

Yan (Clara) Liao
Library of Congress
ylia [at] loc.gov

Michael Maben
Indiana University-Bloomington
Mmaben [at] indiana.edu

Jackie Magagnosc
Cornell Law Library
jkm95 [at] cornell.edu

Yael Mandelstam
Fordham University
ymandelstam [at] law.fordham.edu

Ellen McGrath
State University of New York-Buffalo
Emcgrath [at] buffalo.edu

K. Brooke Moynihan
Michigan State University
moynihbr [at] law.msu.edu

Keiko Okuhara
University of Hawaii
keikoohu [at] hawaii.edu

Jean Pajerek
Cornell Law Library
jmp8 [at] cornell.edu

Ted Pitts
Fordham University
tpitts [at] law.fordham.edu

George Prager
New York University
pragerg [at] mercury.law.nyu.edu

Rachel Purcell
University of Florida
purcell [at] law.ufl.edu

Betty L. Roeske
bettyroeske [at] rocketmail.com

Akram Sadeghi Pari
University of Cincinnati
akram.sadeghipari [at] uc.edu

Patricia A. (Paddy) Satzer
St. Thomas University
pasatzer [at] stthomas.edu

Patricia Sayre McCoy
University of Chicago
psm1 [at] uchicago.edu

Karen Selden
University of Colorado
karen.selden [at] colorado.edu

Rita Stumps
UCLA
stumps [at] law.ucla.edu

Victoria Sukhol
New York Law School
Victoria.Sukhol [at] nyls.edu

Larissa Sullivant
Valparaiso University
larissa.sullivant [at] valpo.edu

Jessie Tam
Maryland Courts
jessie.tam [at] mdcourts.gov

Christina Tarr
University of California, Berkeley
ctarr [at] law.berkeley.edu

Christopher Thomas
University of California-Irvine
Cthomas [at] law.uci.edu

Caroline Walters
Harvard Law School
cwalters [at] law.harvard.edu

Colleen Williams
University of Arkansas
ccwillia [at] uark.edu

Alexis Zirpoli
University of Michigan
alexismz [at] umich.edu