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UC Law Professor Kenneth Hirsh Elected to Board of American Association of Law Libraries

Cincinnati, OH—Kenneth J. Hirsh, Director, Law Library and Information Technology and Professor of Practice, has been elected to the executive board of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL). His three-year term commences July 2013.

A prominent leader in two of the foremost organizations in his field—the AALL and the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI), Professor Hirsh has a reputation as an innovator, using his legal education, practice background, and technical expertise to bring new technologies to students and faculty. He has been honored by both organizations for his outstanding service and contribution. In fact, the Computing Services Special Interest Section of AALL has named its distinguished service award for him.

Professor Hirsh is a graduate of the University of Miami and received his JD from the University of Florida. After practicing law in Florida for several years, he returned to school to obtain his MS in Library and Information Studies from Florida State University. He then joined the Law Library at Duke University School of Law, serving in numerous positions. He also has served as a Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke, teaching courses in legal research and technology.

The American Association of Law Libraries, founded 107 years ago, promotes and enhances the value of law libraries to the legal and public communities, and provides leadership in the field of legal information. 

Read a profile of Ken Hirsh.