January 1, 2007
Law Librarian Blog's IMHO Awards
Best Law Book of 2006
- St. John's Law Prof Brian Tamanaha's Law as a Means to an End: Threat to the Rule of Law (Cambridge UP, 2006)
Best Law Prof Blog Exemplifying "Scholarship in Action"
- OSU Law Prof Doug Berman's Sentencing Law & Policy (a member of the Law Professor Blogs Network). Berman coined the phrase in the context of blogging and practices it daily.
Most Significant but Underreported Future Development in Legal Research
- NCBE's plans for adding of a legal research component to bar exams. Let's not lose this opportunity to improve the dismal state of legal research instruction.
Most Hoped-for Future Development in Legal Publishing
- Substantially improved access to online and print materials for law students, practitioners, judges and professors with disabilities We can do better, much better.
Best New Current Awareness Service for Law Library Literature
- AALL Publishing Initiatives Caucus Published Articles Database. Subscribe to it!
Best Law Prof Blog Law Librarians Should Be Reading (But Probably Aren't)
- Info/Law by Cincinnati Law Prof Timothy Armstrong, Wayne State Law Pro Derek Bambauer and Minnesota Law Prof William McGeveran. Check it out!
Worst Internet Development
- China passing on its cyber-spying skills to some of the world's most repressive regimes who have acquired the means to do so thanks in large part to technology sold by Western, mostly US, firms.
Most Notorious Law School Marketing Effort
Most Disturbing Situation in Academic Law Library Management
- Tulane: hijacking law library directorship by University Library Director, Post-Katrina workforce reductions after reopening the law library, filling open positions before hiring a law library director Will a law library director be hired before, during, or after the AALL 2007 Meeting in New Orleans? Will a law library director be hired period.
Quickest Retraction of "It's (Almost) All Electronic" in the Context of Academic Law Libraries
- Drexel, Drexel... With Chris Simoni now running the store, the accrediation of Drexel Law offers the prospect for real format neutrality in library collection evaluation. May the force be with you, Chris.
Most Tortured Law School Search for a Library Director
Most Sensible Law Library Stacks Management Suggestion
Best Law Librarian Blog Editorial Board (none of whom are responsible for any of the above awards)
- This blog's editors! Thanks Ron Jones, Neal Axton, Mark Giangrande, Stina McClintock, Jean M. Pajereck, Carol A. Parker & Lee F. Peoples.
Happy New Year to all. --- Joe Hodnicki
TrackBack URL for this entry:
Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Law Librarian Blog's IMHO Awards: