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Memoir

Marylee Dalton
Regents' Proceedings 302

Marylee Dalton, A.M.L.S., librarian in the Law Library, will retire from active faculty status on April 27, 2007.

Ms. Dalton received her A.B. and A.M.L.S degrees from the University of Michigan in 1969 and 1970, respectively. She joined the University of Michigan faculty in January 1972 as a librarian III in the Law Library, and was promoted to assistant librarian in September 1972, associate librarian in 1973, senior associate librarian in 1977, and librarian in 2001.

Throughout her career, Ms. Dalton's excellence and expertise in cataloging the most complex material, including rare books and incunabula, has served the Law Library's patrons, and especially the students, faculty, and staff of the Law School, by enabling them to easily find material in this large, complex library through its online catalog. Recently, she helped plan the project for reclassifying the entire Law Library collection into the Library of Congress subject arrangement classification system.

Ms. Dalton twice served as interim head of the technical services department, in 1998 and again in 2003-04. As interim head, she demonstrated leadership and management skills that helped the library move through difficult periods of transition. She has been a member of the American Library Association and the American Association of Law Libraries.

The Regents now salute this distinguished faculty member by naming Marylee Dalton librarian emerita.