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
LLOPS Holiday Party – members only!
Thursday, December 11th 5-8pm
Tulio’s (1100 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101)
The LLOPS Holiday Party will be Thursday, December 11th from 5-8pm at Tulio’s. This is a members-only event! You are welcome to bring a non-member guest. Current LLOPS members click here to RSVP via the Wild Apricot membership management site.
LLOPS will once again by collecting gift cards for Fisher House at the Holiday Party. Fisher House of Puget Sound is a local nonprofit that provides a “home away from home” for families of Veterans receiving care at VA Puget Sound Health Care System and families of active duty personnel who have loved ones in other area facilities. If you’d like to donate to Fisher House, please bring a $5 or $10 gift card (or more!) from grocery retailers such as Safeway, QFC, Fred Meyer or Target. For more information, visit www.fisherhousevaps.org.
LLOPS would like to thank Heather Heen and Thomson Reuters for assistance in sponsoring this event.
The “Call for Papers” has begun! Turn your great idea into an award winning paper for this prestigious competition. The AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Committee is soliciting unpublished papers in the following four divisions:
- Open: AALL members with 5 or more years of experience
- New Member: AALL members with less than 5 years of experience
- Short Form: All AALL members; Shorter-length articles
- Student: 2014-15 Law School or Library School students
- March 2, 2015 for the Open, New Member, and Short Form Divisions
- May 15, 2015 for the Student Division
Winners in the Open, New Member, and Student Divisions will each receive $650, and the Short Form Division winner will receive $300, all generously donated by LexisNexis.
Winners will also be invited to present their paper at the “Librarian as Author” program during the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting in Philadelphia. More details and requirements are on the AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Awards website. Contact Shawn Nevers, Chair, (firstname.lastname@example.org) with questions.
There’s still time for you to help shape the future of AALL by voting for your next vice president/president-elect and Executive Board members. Online voting is quick and easy and runs through 11:59 p.m. EST today, December 2. It’s important to make an educated decision, and we encourage you to learn more about the candidates before voting by reading their biographies and statements. Once you’re ready to vote, log in with your email address and your unique voting PIN. If you haven’t yet voted, please do so-just a few minutes of your time makes a big difference for your Association!