Category: Annual Meeting

LLOPS Professional Development Conference and AALL 2016

By , February 22, 2017 3:31 pm

The Grants Committee has two fee waivers to award for the 2017 LLOPS Professional Development Conference .  The grant application deadline is Monday, March 13.  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 2017.  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 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

 

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

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.

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.

AALL April Announcements

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By , April 7, 2015 8:00 am

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Register Today for the 2015 Annual Meeting

Registration is open for the 108th Annual Meeting & Conference in Philadelphia. Join us July 18-21 for four full days of exciting learning opportunities, from the keynote address by Terry Gross to the dozens of “must-have” programs on timely topics that AALL members have identified as vital to their professional education. Check out all the sessions, and start making plans to join us. 

Save the Date: AALL Business Skills Clinic to be Held October 16-17

Save the date for the AALL Business Skills Clinic, a two-day intensive experience designed to give you skills in strategic planning, managerial finance, human resources, negotiations, and marketing/communications. The program will be held October 16-17 at the Hyatt Chicago Magnificent Mile Hotel in Chicago. Contact Katie Brown, Chair of the Business Skills Education Task Force or Celeste Smith, AALL’s director of education, for more information.

AALL 2015 Annual Meeting Keynote Speaker Announced!

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By , January 26, 2015 9:35 am

In case you missed it, the keynote speaker for the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting will be Terry Gross (the host and co-executive producer of NPR’s Fresh Air)!  Registration for the Annual Meeting has not yet opened but is scheduled to open in February. For more information about Terry, visit the AALL Keynote Speaker/Opening General Session page here.

2015 AALL Emerging Leader Award Nominations

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By , January 15, 2015 9:37 am

The AALL Leadership Development Committee calls for nominations for the 2015 Emerging Leader Award.The award recognizes newer members in their first 10 years of law library experience 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 Emerging Leader Award is presented to the recipient at AALL Annual Meeting.It is given in the name of the Association and carries with it a $500 cash prize.

Full descriptions of the award, the selection criteria, application information and past recipients are available at: http://www.aallnet.org/mm/Member-Resources/AALLawards/award-ela.html. Nominations must be received by February 1, 2015, and the selection process will be completed by March 21, 2015.If you have any questions, please contact Michele Finerty.

2015 AALL Volunteer Service Award Nominations

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By , January 15, 2015 9:33 am

Do you know an unsung hero/heroine-volunteer in AALL? If you know an AALL member who has made a significant contribution to the work of AALL, but has not served on the AALL Executive Board or received any of the AALL awards for distinguished service,* please nominate them for the Volunteer Service Award!

Details at: http://www.aallnet.org/mm/Member-Resources/AALLawards/award-volunteer.html

Nominees can be recognized for:

  • Volunteer service at annual meetings (Registration, Family Social Hour, Library Tours, etc.)
  • Volunteer service with special projects (i.e. annual meeting service projects)
  • Presenting educational programs at AALL Annual Meetings
  • Chairing an SIS or serving as chapter president
  • Chairing an AALL or SIS committee
  • Representing AALL in an official capacity to an outside entity
  • Active service as a member of an AALL or SIS committee

Application Information: Download Volunteer Service Award Nomination Form; Submission of up to three letters of support is encouraged.

Deadline: February 1, 2015

Award Presentation: The award will be a plaque given in the name of the Association and presented during the AALL Annual Meeting.

AALL Awards for distinguished service include:

  • Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award
  • AALL Hall of Fame
  • Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award (fka Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award)
  • ALL-SIS Frederick Charles Hicks Award for Outstanding Contributions to Academic Law Librarianship
  • CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsch Distinguished Service Award
  • SCCLL-SIS Bethany J. Ochal Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession
  • TS-SIS Renee D. Chapman Award for Outstanding Contributions in Technical Services Law Librarianship

Prior winners are listed on the individual award pages:http://www.aallnet.org/mm/Member-Resources/AALLawards

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