Library Systems & Resource Discovery SIS

The Library Systems & Resource Discovery Special Interest Section (LSRD-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) focuses on metadata, electronic resources, and library systems, particularly library resource management systems, discovery systems, and bibliographic services and utilities.

This Special Interest Section:

  • Fosters communication between public and technical services to improve  access to resources through metadata and systems
  • Explores opportunities for enhancing access to electronic resources through metadata and systems
  • Facilitates the exchange of information about systems among its members
  • Investigates and shares new ways to use metadata that enhance user access to information


The LSRD-SIS Executive Board election will run from April 3 – April 17, 2023. A huge thank you to all the candidates and to the LSRD Nominations Committee! Read more about the candidates. The 2023 slate of candidates are:

Vice Chair / Chair Elect

  • Ben Carlson (Associate Director for Scholarly Data and Innovation, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School)
  • Joe Cera (Digital Initiatives and Scholarly Communications Librarian, UC Berkeley Law Library)

Secretary / Treasurer

  • Sam Cabo (Digital Resources Librarian, University of Richmond School of Law Library)
  • Dani Elder (Head of Library Systems and Metadata Services, University of Texas at Austin School of Law)