Are you or do you know an AALL member who is already a leader while still in an early stage of a law library career? If so, please consider nominating that leader for the AALL Emerging Leader Award. The award recognizes newer members who have already made significant contributions to the Association and/or to the profession and have demonstrated the potential for leadership and continuing service. The jury can choose to honor more than one emerging leader in a year. The selection criteria include:
- The nominee must be a member in good standing of AALL
- The nominee must be in his/her first 10 years of law library experience
- The nominee must not have previously received an Emerging Leader Award
- The nominee must have made a significant contribution to the Association and/or the profession.
- The nominee must have shown outstanding promise for continuing service and leadership. Specific examples of his/her continuing activities must be provided.
Nominations are due by February 1, 2016.
For more information or to download the nomination form click here. If you have additional questions please feel free to call or email Sarah Mauldin, Emerging Leader Award Jury Chair, at 404-815-3538 or email@example.com.
The Social Committee will be back at Rock Bottom again 4:30-ish Wednesday, October 7, 2015. Please join us.
The LLOPS Grants Committee received several very strong applications this year and tried to support as many of them as possible. The Committee has awarded $1,558 to four members (listed below) in support of their attendance at the 2015 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia and the Spring Professional Development Workshop. We all look forward to the recipients’ report on the events and programming of the 108th annual gathering of AALL.
- LaJean Humphries, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt – $599
- Melissa Pinch, K&L Gates – $599
- Mary Thurston, University of Washington – $300
Attended the Professional Development Workshop
The Grants Committee is accepting applications for AALL 2015! If you are interested in attending and would like assistance with registration, please fill out the 2015 Grant Application and return by Friday, May 15, 2015. We are looking forward to hearing from you and hope you take advantage of this great member benefit!
The Grants Committee is accepting applications for AALL 2015! If you are interested in attending and would like assistance with registration, please fill out the 2015 Grant Application and return to Carly Eyler by Friday, May 1, 2015. We are looking forward to hearing from you and hope you take advantage of this great member benefit!
The Nominations and Elections Committee is pleased to announce the candidates for the 2015 LLOPS election. The following members have agreed to run for office:
- Anna Endter–Vice-President/President-Elect
- Carly Eyler–Treasurer
Electronic voting will take place next month.
If you have a committee update, member announcement, or any other content that you’d like included in LLOPSCited Spring 2015, please submit to Grace Feldman before March 15!
Come for the programming and stay for the networking! In addition to our amazing line up of speakers, we will have time for you to meet with your colleagues and vendors over beverages and tasty snacks. We will close our networking activities with a drawing for… well, you’re just going to have to come see for yourselves!
Register by March 11 at: http://goo.gl/oxqhJC
The Grants Committee is still accepting applications for the Spring Professional Development Workshop! If you would like help covering the cost of registration, please fill out the 2015 grant application and return to Carly Eyler by Wednesday, March 11th.
Professional Development Workshop
Friday, March 13th 12-5pm
The LLOPS Professional Development Committee has been hard at work and we’re planning a half-day program for March 13, 2015 titled Search and Connect: Librarian Essentials for Success. We have two great speakers lined up, Dan Russell of Google and public speaking coach Bryan Rutberg, so mark your calendar and stay tuned for more information.
Individual & Associate Members: $60
Student, Retired & Lifetime Members: $50
Online registration will be available in mid-January via the Wild Apricot site! Click here