Category: AALL

May LLOPS Meeting: Wednesday, May 25th

By , May 19, 2016 11:32 am
Save the date for the May LLOPS Meeting on Wednesday, May 25th at 12 noon. In this meeting we will have a special guest: AALL President Keith Ann Stiverson. President Stiverson will speak about her term as AALL president, the rebranding project and the future of the profession. She is happy to take questions (use the RSVP form, if you’d like to submit questions ahead of time).
Topic: AALL Visitor, President Keith Ann Stiverson
Date: May 25, 2016
Time: 12 noon – 1 pm
Event Type: Pizza lunch (provided by LLOPS)
Location: William K. Nakamura Courthouse

1010 5th Ave (6th Floor)

Seattle, WA 98104

RSVP Required Use this link to RSVP by 5/23 at 5pm

(building security needs a list of names for entrance)

Important notes:

 

  1. Be sure to bring a government issued driver’s license or identification card, in order to enter the courthouse.
  2. Do not bring liquids into the courthouse. Sarah Griffith has kindly offered to procure beverages. Empty bottles and mugs are okay, to be filled once inside the courthouse.

 

Grants are available for the LLOPS Professional Development Conference and AALL 2016

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By , February 11, 2016 9:37 am

The Grants Committee has one fee waiver to award for the 2016 LLOPS Professional Development Conference. The grant application deadline for the workshop will be Friday, March 4. If you are interested in attending and would like assistance with registration, please fill out the 2016 grant application and return it to Karen Whitney.

We are also accepting applications for AALL 2016.  Registration opens this month!  We have a tentative application deadline of April 1, so consider getting your application in early if you are interested in registration assistance.  If you are interested, please fill out the 2016 grant application and return it to Karen Whitney.

We look forward to hearing from you and hope you take advantage of this great member benefit!

Thank you,

LLOPS Grants Committee:  Karen Whitney, Chair | Carly Eyler | Jan Lawrence | Phillipe Cloutier | Kent Milunovich | Rick Stroup

 

Grants Available for the LLOPS Professional Development Conference and AALL 2016

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By , February 8, 2016 8:56 am

The Grants Committee has one fee waiver to award for the 2016 LLOPS Professional Development Conference. The grant application deadline for the workshop will be Friday, March 4. If you are interested in attending and would like assistance with registration, please contact Karen Whitney for the current application.

We are also accepting applications for AALL 2016.  Registration opens this month!  We have a tentative application deadline of April 1, so consider getting your application in early if you are interested in registration assistance.  Please contact Karen Whitney for the current application.

We look forward to hearing from you and hope you take advantage of this great member benefit!

Thank you,

LLOPS Grants Committee:  Karen Whitney, Chair | Carly Eyler | Jan Lawrence | Phillipe Cloutier | Kent Milunovich | Rick Stroup

AALL — Looking for Emerging Leaders

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By , November 19, 2015 6:46 pm

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 smauldin@sgrlaw.com.

Congratulations LLOPS Grant Recipients!

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By , June 22, 2015 10:18 am

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.

Attending AALL

  • LaJean Humphries, Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt – $599
  • Melissa Pinch, K&L Gates – $599
  • Mary Thurston, University of Washington – $300

Attended the Professional Development Workshop

  • Katherine Foster – $60

2015 CAFLL-WestPac Conference Now Open for Registration

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By , June 15, 2015 10:03 am

The Chinese and American Forum on Legal Information and Law Libraries (CAFLL) & American Association of Law Libraries – Western Pacific Chapter (WestPac) Joint Conference

October 7-11, 2015

 Sheraton Princess Kaiulani Hotel, in Honolulu, Hawaii

The conference is now open for registration. Please visit WestPac’s 2015 conference website for detailed information about conference registration, fees and hotel reservation. The joint conference is the first collaboration between the two library professional organizations and will feature the theme “Challenges, Competencies and Opportunities.” The conference is co-sponsored by the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), China University of Political Science and Law (CUPL), and East China University of Political Science and Law (ECUPL). Intended to provide a forum for educational exchange among legal information professionals from China and the United States, the conference will be attended by a delegation of law librarians, library directors, deans and faculty from over fifteen prominent law schools in China, as well as their counterparts from the United States.

For detailed program descriptions, schedule and listing of speakers, see the CAFLL website. For more information please contact: Evelyn Ma (CAFLL): evelyn.ma@yale.edu (203)432-7120 Mari Cheney (WestPac) maricheney@lclark.edu (503)768-6708

Save the Date for the Pacific Chapters Reception at AALL Annual Meeting – Saturday, July 18 7-8:30pm

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By , May 27, 2015 5:29 pm

The Pacific Chapters Reception will be held in the upstairs loft of the Field House located at 1150 Filbert Street in Philadelphia on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Upcoming LLOPS Events!

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By , May 18, 2015 8:56 am

Legal Research Tune Up 2015 – May 20 @ 9:30

The Seattle University and Lane Powell law firm law libraries are pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop will cover state and federal legislative history, regulations, and practice materials using a problem-based approach. Students will have hands-on practice working through research scenarios.  Please bring your laptop.

 The workshop is free and will be held on Wednesday May 20th from 9:30 – 11:30 am in Sullivan Hall room 109. Coffee and breakfast snacks will be provided.  Please RSVP here by May 18th.

Questions? Contact: Barbara Swatt Engstrom

Happy Hour with Donna Nixon – May 26 @ 4:30

Meet other LLOPSters at Rhein Haus (fka Von Trapp’s) just across the street from Seattle U on Tuesday May 26th at 4:30.  We’ll be buying appetizers starting at 4:30. You come when you can and buy your beverages. See you then!

LLOPS Monthly Meeting – May 27 @ 12 (RSVP)

Lunch and Learn with Donna Nixon, AALL Executive Board Member and current Electronic Resources and Access Services Librarian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  In addition to sharing thoughts about AALL programs and plans, Donna will kick off a discussion about current trends in teaching legal research in law schools and law firms. LLOPS members, Sarah Andeen (Williams Kastner), Sarah Griffith (U.S. Courts), and Jessica King (Perkins Coie) will add comments on training in firms and in the courts.

We hope you will share your ideas with us over a “free lunch” of pizza and salads!

WHERE:  US Court of Appeals Library, William K. Nakamura Courthouse, 1010 5th Avenue, across the street from the Seattle Public Library.

*** PLEASE REMEMBER  that you will go through airport style security, so bring photo ID. ***

No liquids may  be brought into the building.

SEND YOUR RSVP TO Brenna Louzin by Monday, May 18th, if you plan to attend.

Grants Reminder

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By , May 8, 2015 8:00 am

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!

Congratulations 2015 Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award Recipient, Penny A. Hazelton

By , May 1, 2015 11:58 am

Congratulations to LLOPS member, Penny A. Hazelton on being named as one of the 2015 Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award recipients!  She will be recognized at the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Philadelphia at the Association Luncheon.

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