Saturday, November 25, 2023

Janet Sinder to Receive AALS Law Libraries and Legal Information Section Award

Janet Sinder BrooklynThe Association of American Law Schools Section on Law Libraries and Legal Information has announced that its Section Award will go to Janet Sinder (Professor Emerita at Brooklyn Law School).

The award will be presented at the 2024 AALS Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Janet Sinder joined the Brooklyn Law School faculty in 2012 as the Director of the Brooklyn Law School Library. Her professional interests include the intersection of library services and information technology, copyright, journal open-access issues, as well as legal history. An active member of the American Association of Law Libraries, she served as the editor of Law Library Journal, the association’s official journal, from 2007 to 2013.

Professor Sinder was awarded the 2014 Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship by the American Association of Law Libraries. 

Prior to coming to Brooklyn Law School, Professor Sinder worked at the law libraries of Duke University and the University of Maryland. She began her legal career as an Assistant Defender at the Office of the State Appellate Defender in Springfield, Illinois.


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