AALLNET Monthly Member Profiles

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AALL members are the heart and soul of the Association. Learn more about the personal and professional traits that make us true legal information experts, the reasons we value AALL membership, our favorite vacation destinations, and other interesting facts about us.

November 2019

Rebecca on organizing and attending the Teaching the Teachers Conference and why she loves RIPS-SIS

Rebecca A. Mattson is the Head of Faculty and Research Services and Professor of Legal Research at Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania.

Why did you join AALL?

I joined AALL when I was in library school. I already had my JD and was going back specifically so that I could be an academic law librarian, so it made sense to join the organization. I was able to go to the annual meeting that year as a student, and I received a grant from my MLS program that paid the meeting cost. For me, joining initially was a way to meet people and find employment.

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