An Oral History of Law Librarianship: Susan E. Tulis

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A new installment of video interviews are available each month in An Oral History of Law Librarianship in Spinelli’s Law Library Reference Shelf in HeinOnline. The videos contain interviews of active and retired law librarians and others related to the profession. This series showcases individuals in the profession as they discuss and reflect on their experiences.

These videos are now being made available to you via our HeinOnline YouTube Channel. Each week, here on our blog, we will be featuring one video highlighting an active or retired law librarian. Be sure to check back each week for a new feature!

Today we’re featuring:

Susan E. Tulis

Susan E. Tulis is currently the Associate Dean for Information Services at Southern Illinois University Morris Library in Carbondale, IL. She received her B.A. from the University of Connecticut and her M.S.L.S. from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Susan has previously worked as an Assistant Professor, Documents Librarian, Government Information Consultant, Government Information Librarian, and more. She has also served on numerous AALL committees including, the Special Committee to Advance Electronic Interchange of Legal Information, the Special Committee on the History of Law Librarianship, the AALL Government Relations Committee, and the Special Committee on Funding Advocacy Initiatives. Tulis has also served on committees outside of Law Librarianship such as the Depository Library Council, the U.S. Congressional Serial Set Committee, Joint Committee on Printing, the Illinois State Library Government Depository Coordinating Council, and she was the Executive Editor of the Legal Information, Journal of Government Information (formerly Government Publications Review) from 1987-2010. Tulis has received numerous awards throughout her career including the United States Government Printing Office Certificate of Appreciation, the CIS/Government Documents Round Table/ALA Documents to the People Award, the United States Government Printing Office Special Award for Exemplary Public Service, and the Outstanding Faculty Award, Library Affairs, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Check out her full video below!


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