Tomorrow, Friday, February 23rd, is the last day to register for the PLLIP-SIS and BLL-SIS 2024 Diversity Summit: A New DEI? Roadblocks and Pipelines. The Summit will be held on Friday, March 1st from 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Doing DEI work is challenging generally. In a time when DEI is under attack, it can be even more difficult to…[Read more]
There’s still time to make a nomination for the AALL Emerging Leader Award! Nominations are due by March 1st.
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…[Read more]
Are you aware of an AALL member, library, SIS, or chapter that has undertaken some extraordinary or inspiring community engagement in the past year? Do you feel that these efforts deserve to be recognized by our peers?
The Excellence in Community Engagement Award honors outstanding achievement in public relations activities by an AALL member,…[Read more]
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.
Selection criteria include:
o The nominee must be a member in good standing of AALL
o The nominee must be in the…[Read more]
Our friend-of-VALL, Lisa Varga, Executive Director of the Virginia Library Association, has been named Library Journal’s Librarian of the Year – an amazing honor for an amazing woman.
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VALL Fall Meeting — Fri. Nov. 10 at George Mason University — Register Today!
See the full announcement and registration info at https://mailchi.mp/69684deeb9e2/vall-fall-2023-meeting-register-today.
If you can’t make it in person, a Zoom option is available.
Hope to see you in Arlington!
Supreme Court of Virginia Press Release –
APPOINTMENT OF ALEXIS FETZER SHARP AS STATE LAW LIBRARIAN
Read all about it here!
Good morning all – my students are woefully ignorant about the business side of the practice of law. If it isn’t a violation of firm policy, could you tell me what the billing rate is for a first year associate.
I appreciate any information you can provide.
We are pleased to announce the application for the Virginia Library Leadership Academy (VALLA), 2024 cohort is now available. You do NOT need to be a VLA member to apply for VALLA – all librarians are welcome to apply!
We are looking for:
• Individuals who are interested in developing their leadership skills over the next year, r…[Read more]
Hi VALL! We are looking at getting a hotel room block (with rates discount) for the November 10 Fall Meeting in Arlington. Please take a minute to fill out the 1-question survey below to help us plan. Thanks!
The VALL Archives wants your AALL photos! For those of you who attended the AALL meeting last week- Did you take any photos that you’d like to share with the VALL Archives? We’d love to have them, especially if you took group photos of VALL members or photos of VALL-specific events or activities at the meeting. Email me to let me know!
Ashley (…[Read more]
Good morning colleagues,
For those of you attending AALL in Boston this year, I’d like to share information about another event. For many years (in the 1990s and early 2000s), VALL would hold an AALL Pre-Banquet Soiree in one of the VALL member’s rooms in the hour before the banquet began. (We took turns hosting until AALL stopped holding…[Read more]
Greetings! The VALL Lunch at AALL in Boston is officially scheduled:
Monday, July 17, 2023 | noon to 1:00
Trident Booksellers & Cafe
338 Newbury St. 02115
RSVP by July 7 at http://evite.me/FxP4FDARGb
Dutch treat — the restaurant gladly offers separate checks.
Hope to see you there!
Survey for VALL Lunch at AALL in Boston – Please Complete ASAP!
Hello! If you’ll be attending the AALL Annual Meeting in July, please fill out a very brief survey to help plan a lunch for VALL members during our time in Boston.
Just follow the link below and let me know if you have any questions or suggestions. Answers by Wednesday, June 7 are…[Read more]
VALL Fall Meeting – Last Day to Register is Thursday, May 11th
Please join us for the Virginia Association of Law Libraries Spring 2023 meeting on Thursday, May 18, at the Maymont historic estate and park located in Richmond, Virginia. A mid-morning snack, a box lunch, and a guided Maymont Mansion group tour will be offered. A virtual option is a…[Read more]