CALL is thrilled to announce that Judith M. Wright, who directed the D’Angelo Law Library of the University of Chicago for over thirty years, will receive the 2016 Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award by the American Association of Law Libraries. Ms. Wright will be recognized at the AALL Annual Meeting in Chicago this summer.
Each May, CALL recognizes individuals and institutions that have made significant contributions to the Association and profession. This year’s CALL honorees represent the best of what librarianship brings to the legal community. The following awards were presented at the May 14 CALL Business Meeting.
Agnes and Harvey Reid Award for Outstanding Contributions to Law Librarianship Honoree:
Lifetime Achievement Award Honorees:
The Chicago Association of Law Libraries honors Lorna Tang with the 2015 Outstanding Lifetime Achievement in Law Librarianship Award.
Lorna Tang retired from the D’Angelo Law Library on June 30, 2015, after 38 years as a law librarian. She began her law library career at the D’Angelo Law Library (then called the University of Chicago Law Library) in 1977 as a law cataloger and has been an outstanding technical services librarian ever since. In 1980 she became the Cataloging Supervisor and in 1984 became the Associate Law Librarian for Technical Services. Continue reading Lorna Tang Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
At its May 2013 Business Meeting, the Chicago Association of Law Libraries awarded its Lifetime Achievement Award to Judith M. Wright. This professional recognition was but the first of several bestowed on Ms. Wright upon her retirement after forty years of service as a librarian at the University of Chicago, including thirty-three years as law library director.
Ms. Wright’s legacy as a peer and mentor is known to many in our profession nationally and locally in the CALL community. Judith cared deeply about her colleagues and about the future re-generation of law librarianship. As a befitting tribute to her career, the University of Chicago Law School established the Judith M. Wright Fellowship. Continue reading The Judith M. Wright Fellowship: Honoring a Legacy, Advancing the Profession