Catherine Lemann, President of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has announced the winners of the 2010 AALL awards that will be presented at the AALL Annual Meeting in Denver. These awards provide recognition to achievements of law librarians based on services to the library profession and contributions to legal literature and materials. AALL is to be commended for this Awards Program. We offer our congratulations to all the winners.
Here is a list of the AALL Awards and nmes of the recipients::
The Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award
Marie E. Whited, Law Library of Congress
The Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award
Kent C. Olson, University of Virginia Law Library, Principles of Legal Research
AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award
James M. Donovan, University of Georgia School of Law Library, "Back Away from the Survey Monkey! Optimize Research Results with an Honest Assessment of Methodology," AALL Spectrum, November 2009
Law Library Journal Article of the Year
Stephanie L. Plotin, UCLA Hugh and Hazel Darling Law Library, "Legal Scholarship, Electronic Publishing, and Open Access: Transformation or Steadfast Stagnation," 101 Law Library Journal 31 (2009)
Law Library Publications Award
Nonprint Division: Rutgers University Law School Library, Same-Sex Marriage: A Selective Bibliography of the Legal Literature
The AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Awards Program
Carol A. Parker, University of New Mexico School of Law, "The Need for More Uniform and Consistently Rigorous Standards for Assessing Law Librarian Performance in Tenure and Continuous Appointment Policies"
New Member Division:
Daniel J. Baker, O'Quinn Law Library, University of Houston Law Center, "Citations to Wikipedia in Law Reviews"
Benjamin J. Keele, Indiana University School of Library and Information Science, "What if Law Journal Citations Included Digital Object Identifiers?: A Snapshot of Major Law Journals"
Deborah E. Shrager, The Catholic University of America, School of Library and Information Science, "Moving Past Web 2.0h! An Exploratory Study of Academic Law Libraries"
Minority Leadership Development Award
Sean H. Crane, University of Arizona, Cracchiolo Law Library
AALL Public Access to Government Information Award
Legal Information Institute, Cornell Law School, Ithaca, New York
Robert L. Oakley Member Advocacy Award
Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries County Law Library Special Interest Group
Chapter Professional Development Award
One-Time Program: Northern California Association of Law Libraries (NOCALL), Clearing the Economic Fog: Understanding the Issues and Moving Forward in the Economic Crisis, 2009 Spring Institute
Excellence in Marketing Awards
Best Brochure: Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School, Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Law Library - Biennial Report 2007-2009
Best Campaign: Riverside County Law Library, Legal Research 102
Best Newsletter: K&L Gates Library & Research Services, ASKtheLibrary: News from K&L Gates Library & Research Services
Best PR Toolkit: Thomas M. Cooley Law Libraries, Food for Fines offered by the Thomas M. Cooley Law Libraries
Best Use of Technology: Ross-Blakley Law Library, Arizona State University, Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Ross-Blakley Law Library Indian Law Portal
Best New Product Award
Fastcase, Inc., Fastcase Legal Research iPhone App
Emerging Leader Award
Sarah K.C. Mauldin, Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP
Innovations in Technology Award
Trudi Busch, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly LLP, and Jennifer Doyle, Robins, Kaplan, Miller & Ciresi, BuildingBridges With Technology: VLC Wiki (Volunteer Librarians Coalition Wiki - Supporting the Volunteer Lawyers Network)
Volunteer Service Award
Kathleen Kelly, Lockridge Grindal Nauen P.L.L.P.
Brian D. Striman, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Schmid Law Library