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This event was hosted on Law Librarian Conversations with Rich Leiter, and was very well-received.

Frank Houdek delivered an interesting synopsis of the development and role of the SIS in AALL, and PLLIP Chair Cameron Gowan and the Executive Board discussed topics ranging from changes in communication channels to future plans of the Section. A link to the recording will be posted shortly


  -- The election was held Nov. 28 - Dec. 9, and passed successfully. The vote was to approve a minor change regarding committees and groups. The new version of the Bylaws is posted in the "Bylaws Committee" section of the PLLIP website.                     

New PLLIP Grant available!

The PLLIP Grants Committee is pleased to announce the 2017 AALL Management Institute grant. The Institute will provide aspiring managers the chance to build management skills, collaborate with colleagues from different types of libraries, learn in a small group setting and develop techniques to manage with confidence.

We are going to award two grants of $775 to cover registration to the conference. By submitting the application, the recipient agrees to write an article about the experience to be published in the On Firmer Ground blog.

To apply, complete the grant application and submit via email to PLLIP Grants Committee Chair, Leanne R. Simon.

The deadline for submitting applications is Tuesday, January 3, 2017. Announcement of the recipient will be on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017