LLOPS Happy Hour

By , October 7, 2019 4:15 pm

Please join the LLOPS Social Committee for happy hour at the Yard House on Wednesday, October 16th from 4:30-6:30 pm. LLOPS will cover happy hour fare and members will be responsible for their own beverages.

We hope to see you there!


Your LLOPS Social Committee – Jessica, Mort, and Carly.

Save the Date for the LLOPS Holiday Party

By , October 3, 2019 4:32 pm


The LLOPS Holiday Party will be held at Fado Irish Pub on Thursday, December 5th from 5-8pm.

Please save the date! An RSVP will be sent out later this month.

Thank you and we hope to see you there!


LLOPS October 2019 Meeting

By , October 3, 2019 4:27 pm

Greetings, LLOPSters!

Please save the date for the October LLOPS meeting, which will be held on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 12 noon. This meeting will feature a presentation from University of Washington librarians Cass Hartnett and Kian Flynn and will address the following:

University of Washington government documents librarians Cass Hartnett and Kian Flynn reflect on current public access (or the lack thereof) to federal government information. Come hear highlights from their article, “Cutting through the Fog: Government Information, Librarians, and the Forty-Fifth Presidency” https://journals.ala.org/index.php/rusq/article/view/6608, as well as updates on Government Publishing Office initiatives and activist projects such as the Sunlight Foundation’s Web Integrity Project. This session aims to give government information and law librarians an overview of the current federal government information landscape as we move forward in serving our patrons.

Topic:  Current Access to Federal Government Information

Date: October 30, 2019

Time: 12 noon – 1 pm

Event Type:  Brown bag lunch with treats courtesy of LLOPS!

Location: Stokes Lawrence, 1420 5th Ave Suite 3000 Seattle, WA 98101

AALL Emerging Leader Award 

By , October 3, 2019 4:16 pm

AALL is now accepting nominations for the Emerging Leader Award. This award recognizes newer members who have made significant contributions to the profession and have demonstrated the potential for leadership and continuing excellence. Self-nominations are accepted and encouraged.

Selection criteria

The nominee must:

  • be a member in good standing of AALL
  • have 10 or fewer years of law library experience
  • have made a significant contributions to the Association and/or the profession
  • have shown outstanding promise for continuing service and leadership (please provide specific examples of his/her continuing activities)
  • not have previously received an Emerging Leader Award

The nomination deadline is January 31st. Letters of recommendation can take some time to gather and holidays are approaching, so we encourage you to begin the process as soon as possible in order to meet the deadline.

More details on the award, including a link to the Nomination Form, can be found here: Emerging Leader Award (https://www.aallnet.org/community/recognition/awards-program/emerging-leader-award/)

2018-2019 LLOPS Annual Report

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By , July 10, 2019 12:04 pm

If you would like to see all that LLOPS was up to during the 2018-2019 year, you can access our annual report here.

2019 Professional Development Grants Awarded

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By , May 19, 2019 7:53 pm

Congratulations to the LLOPS grant recipients attending AALL and SLA 2019!  We look forward to their reports on the events and programming at the 2019 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference:  Capitalizing on Our Strengths.


Crystal Alberthal, Serials & Research Services Librarian – University of Washington – $695

Stephanie Wilson – Head of Reference Services – Seattle University – $670


Karen Whitney, Library Operations Supervisor – Perkins Coie – $635

LLOPS April 2019 Meeting

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By , April 9, 2019 9:23 am

Greetings LLOPSters,

Please join us Wednesday, April 24th at 4:00 P.M. for a special presentation by UW Law Professors Karen Boxx and Lauren Sancken on Marijuana Law.

Topic:    Meeting with Happy Hour to follow

Date:     Wednesday, April 24th

Time:     4:00 p.m. (Marijuana Law Presentation)

5:00 p.m. Happy Hour to immediately follow presentation


Marijuana Law Presentation
UW Law School
Gates Hall – 4293 Memorial Way Northeast
Room 115
Seattle, WA

Happy Hour
Big Time Brewery
4133 University Way NE
Seattle, WA

We hope to see you there!


Your LLOPS Program Committee Mary, Ashley, Maya and Brenna

LLOPS March 2019 Meeting

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By , March 13, 2019 4:02 pm

Please join us Wednesday, March 27th at noon for a special presentation by Philippe Cloutier and Nicole Partridge.

Topic:                   Grow, Experiment & Learn: Microsoft Library Evolution

Microsoft has gone through one of the greatest corporate transformations in history. Find out how the Microsoft Library team’s commitment to community, data, and trust has evolved the 35-year-old library and developed habits to experiment, fail fast, and learn fast. Get lots of ideas, strategies, and tips for evolving your library!

Date:                    March 27th

Time:                   12 noon – 1p.m.

Event Type:        Brown Bag Lunch

Location:             Stokes Lawrence, P.S. 1420 Fifth Avenue, Suite 3000 Seattle, WA 98101-2393

We hope to see you there!


Your LLOPS Program Committee Mary, Ashley, Maya and Brenna


LLOPS January 2019 Meeting

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By , January 4, 2019 9:06 am


Please join us Wednesday, January 30th at 12 noon for the business meeting at Lane Powell. We will be providing cookies from Midnight Cookies.

Topic:                   Business Meeting

Date:                    January 30th

Time:                    12 noon – 1 pm

Event Type:         Cookies from Midnight Cookies/Brown bag lunch

Location:             Lane Powell,  1420 5th Ave #4200, Seattle, WA 98101

We hope to see you there!


Your LLOPS Program Committee Mary, Ashley, Maya and Brenna

LLOPS Holiday Party Reminder: December 13, 2018

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By , November 13, 2018 11:09 am

The LLOPS Holiday Party will be Thursday, December 13th from 5-8 p.m. at Fado Irish Pub (801 1st Avenue). This is a members-only event but you are welcome to bring a non-member guest. Please RSVP by December 7th.

This year LLOPS is collecting donations (checks or cash) for Legal Voice. Legal Voice “pursues justice for all women and girls in the Northwest, through groundbreaking litigation, legislative advocacy, and legal rights education.” Their work includes ending gender-based violence, ensuring access to health care, advancing economic justice, supporting all families, eradicating discrimination, and protecting reproductive freedom. Legal Voice envisions “a world where every woman and girl enjoys economic, social, and legal equality.” If you prefer, you can donate online.

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