Association of Law Libraries
Libraries Special Interest Section
July 21, 2002
by Jeanne Korman,
Weil, Gotshall &
Call to Order:
Pat Keller called the meeting to order at 7:15 AM.
minutes were read by the Secretary, Jeanne Korman.
currently $39,000 in the treasury. The report will appear in the next issue of
Perspectives. As of May 31st PLL membership was 1,542. The report was
seconded and approved. Pat Keller recognized the representative from Lexis-Nexis
and thanked Lexis for sponsoring the business meeting breakfast.
provided background for the toolkit project. The Resource Guides are sold by
subscription. The Resource Guides are out. Be sure to use them. They will be
incorporated into the toolkit. The toolkit should be complete by the end of the
year. Lexis has contributed $20,000 toward the project.
Nina Platt reported
that an open meeting will be held in the Peabody where the results of this
report will be presented.
Dickson reported that the Program Committee review has been submitted to the
Board. The committee report will be on the website.
Curci-Gonzalez reported that the committee did not meet its goals this year. She
is looking for new members for the committee. She would like to redo the PLL
brochure and come up with other marketing ideas.
Pat Keller reported
on Janeen Heath�s trip to
to man the PLL booth at the Association of Legal Administrator's conference.
Janeen later gave a full report.
Balkin reported that the new PLL Independents Group Directory of Members and
Specialists is online. There is a direct link from the PLL website to the
directory site, which is sponsored by Cassidy Cataloging. Joni Cassidy asked
anyone with a subject specialty who does freelance work to send her your name
for inclusion in the directory.
Betty Roeske reported that the group will meet Tuesday at 5:30 in Peabody Plaza
Ballroom H. The agenda will include Seattle presentations and utilities and how
to protect data.
Lee Nemcheck reported that activities focused on speaking and publishing. Lee
and Bob Oaks were speakers at the
SLA annual conference in
Los Angeles. No PLL
programs were accepted for the 2002
reported that eleven awards were made and 10 were accepted. The names of the
recipients were read. $2,500 is the normal limit of awards but a one-time waiver
was granted which allowed $3,343 to be awarded. The Executive Board asked the
committee to expand the award to encompass other educational opportunities.
Questions were asked about the archiving of Perspectives, the length of
time they will be archived, how far back are they currently archived, why are
ads stripped. Washburn University hosts the AALL site and Washburn does not
allow any advertising on its site. Jan Brown was recognized for her work on
Perspectives. She asked for volunteers for Perspectives and issued an
appeal for writers.
recognized Janeen Heath as the PLL chair. Janeen presented a gift to Ann Jeter
as she departs from the executive board. Janeen reviewed ideas for the upcoming
adjourned the meeting at