One project has swept the inaugural American Association of Law Libraries’ Innovation Showcase, winning in all three categories of government, law firm and law school.
More surprisingly, the project was able to achieve its sweep despite some minor involvement by yours truly. More on that later.
The showcase, introduced by AALL last June, is presented as an opportunity to highlight members’ innovative projects in their own libraries. Each entrant created a short video, which AALL members could then view and log their votes.
Each category carried a first-place prize of $1,000.
The winning project in all three categories was Review-it, developed by Lindsey Carpino, legal content services supervisor at Baker & Hostetler, and Annie Mentkowski, agency librarian at the U.S. Railroad Retirement Board Library.
And, yes, that means they won $3,000.
Review-it is a crowdsourced tool that provides anonymous resource reviews to the law librarian community, allowing users to share feedback on legal resources.
“We wanted to
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