The Agnes and Harvey Reid Award is given for Outstanding Contributions to Law Librarianship.
Keith Ann’s passion is government relations and public policy. She has served as chair of the CALL Public Affairs Committee (now the Government Relations Committee), the AALL Government Relations Committee and the AALL Copyright Committee, as well as, serving on the AALL Task Force on the Federal Depository Library Program, and the AALL Government Policy Advisory Group.
Keith Ann has diligently been advocating for the adoption of the Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act (UELMA).
Early on she recognized the importance of providing the public with permanent, authenticated access to online legal information and has served as the AALL Observer to the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws Drafting Committee on UELMA. On March 6, UELMA unanimously passed the Illinois Senate and has now been sent to the full Illinois House for a vote.
Keith Ann has demonstrated her commitment to the future of our profession as an adjunct professor at Dominican University’s library information science program and serving as a mentor to countless new librarians. In these
uncertain times for law librarians, her peers acknowledged Keith Ann’s service to the profession and her vision for the future by electing her to the office of AALL Vice President/President-Elect.