The Judith M. Wright Fellowship was established in 2013 on the occasion of Ms. Wright's retirement as director of the D'Angelo Law Library, in recognition of forty years of service to the University of Chicago Law School. The Fellowship recognizes Ms. Wright's legacy as a mentor to generations of law librarians.
The Judith M. Wright Fellowship develops promising new professionals in academic law librarianship by supporting a career training program at the D'Angelo Law Library. The Fellowship provides a stipend to a law school or library science student or recent graduate selected for training at the D'Angelo Law Library for a Fellowship each year.
The Fellowship is intended to give candidates interested in law librarianship as a career an opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge in an academic law library setting. Fellows will work in the D'Angelo Law Library under the guidance and supervision of the Law Library Director and other librarians and will learn about the overall functions, policies and practices of the D'Angelo Law Library in both technical services and user services departments. The primary focus of the Fellow's work will be determined by the interests and prior experience of the Fellow and the needs of the D'Angelo Law Library. In addition to participating in the daily work of a premier academic law library, Fellows will undertake and complete a project based in the needs and capabilities of the D'Angelo Law Library.
The Judith M. Wright Fellowship will provide a $4,000 stipend for a minimum of 6 weeks of full-time employment. Candidates should review the 2014 posting and application deadlines.
To apply for the Judith M. Wright Fellowship, please submit the following items:
Submit applications (email submission only) to:
Director of the D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago
Contributions are being accepted for the Judith M. Wright Fellowship. Checks should be payable to the University of Chicago and reference "in support of the Judith M. Wright Fellowship Fund." Please send checks to:
The Judith M. Wright Fellowship Fund
c/o Sheri Lewis
D'Angelo Law Library
University of Chicago
1121 East 60th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637
Online contributions may be submitted via the University of Chicago's Online Giving Site. Select "Area of Giving: Other - Please Specify Below," and then fill in "Judith M. Wright Fellowship at the Law School."