Call for Nominations: Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
The award was created:
"as a means of acknowledging the work that is done by publishers to provide the legal profession with high quality materials for use in understanding and researching the law".The deadline for nominations is January 14, 2009. Nominations, either in English or French, will be considered by the Award Committee in early 2009.
"The award may be given for a wide variety of publishing endeavours - a specific book, series, service, or a particularly innovative publishing venture or body of work. All formats are eligible, including print, electronic and audio-visual. English and French-language publications will be considered. The intent is to recognize excellence in any form."
All nominations should include the name of the publisher, the title of the publication and the reason why it is worthy of consideration. In addition, the names of 2 additional CALL/ACBD members who will support the nomination need to be included.
Submissions should be sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee:
Courthouse Libraries BC
800 Smithe Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2E1
email: johanne.blenkin [AT] bccls.bc.ca