This white paper is a collaborative endeavor of many individuals, including members of the American Association of Law Libraries and its Digital Access to Legal Information Committee (DALIC), formerly the Electronic Legal Information Access & Citation (ELIAC) Committee. First, Justice Yvonne Kauger introduces the topic by identifying the groundbreaking steps taken by the Oklahoma Supreme Court. Law librarians Carol Billings and Kathy Carlson next provide a detailed and comprehensive history of citation reform and the American Association of Law Libraries' leadership and involvement in the issue. They also summarize the citation reform steps taken in selected jurisdictions. Finally, John Cannan, current DALIC member, provides a look to the future, identifying reasons to advance needed citation reform now.
Timothy L. Coggins, Universal Citation and the American Association of Law Libraries: a White Paper (2011) (ed. with John Cannan and Jennifer Laws), 103 L. LIBR. J. 331 (2011-12).