The TS-SIS Awards Committee is pleased to announce that the recipient of the Renee D. Chapman Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions in Technical Services Law Librarianship for 2009 is Curt E. Conklin.
Curt is the Associate Director for Technical Services at the Brigham Young University Howard W. Hunter Law Library in Provo, Utah. He has worked there for 37 years in a variety of positions all within technical services. He has also been a member of AALL for 35 years. Some of his many contributions in the field of technical services include:
· One of the founding members of TS-SIS
· 11 program presentations at AALL conferences and at the University of New South Wales, Australia.
· 9 publications including two books titled “”Library of Congress Subject Headings: KF Cross Reverence”, and “Foreign Law Classification Schedule: Class K, Countries of the World”, 2nd ed. along with numerous articles.
· Served on numerous committees including the AALL Cataloging and Classification Committee, Chair of the TS-SIS Committee on Cataloging and Classification, Chair of the TS-SIS Ad-Hoc Committee to Study the State of the Cataloging of Loose-leaf Services, chair of the TS-SIS Preservation Committee.