LLAM members Jason Hawkins and David E. Matchen, Jr. have won the American Association of Law Libraries Spectrum Article of the Year Award for their article, “Faced With Crisis: The Importance of Establishing a Comprehensive Crisis Management Plan.” The article discusses crisis management and disaster preparedness planning in libraries, and can be found here: http://epubs.aallnet.org/i/609072-aall-spectrum-november-december-2015-volume-20-number-2/20.
The AALL Spectrum Article of the Year Award honors outstanding achievement in writing an article that contributes to topics relating to librarianship, law librarianship, and practical applications for library work or to an understanding of legal materials, legal systems, legal information, or to professional and staff training and development. The winner is selected on the basis of quality of writing and effectiveness of the communication technique.
Spectrum is a bimonthly magazine distributed to all members of the American Association of Law Libraries and is one of the most recognizable magazines for information professionals.
Congratulations to Jason and David! What an honor for them and for LLAM. Beverly