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


2023-2024 LSRD-SIS Executive Board Results

Chair: Rebecca L Bearden, Boston University
Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect: Joseph Cera, UC Berkeley Law Library
Secretary/Treasurer: Danielle Elder, University of Texas at Austin, Tarlton Law Library
Member-at-Large: Keelan Webber, Cassidy Cataloging
Member-at-Large: Bee Bornheimer, University of San Diego
Past Chair: Keiko Okuhara, University of Hawaii at Manoa

2023 AALL Annual Meeting and Conference LSRD-SIS Programs and Meetings

Sunday, July 16 

  • Incoming Board Meeting 7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. EDT: Marriott Copley Orleans
  • VIP Program on FOLIO 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EDT: Marriott Copley Tufts

Monday, July 17 

  • Batch Please 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. EDT: Hynes Convention Center-309
  • Local Systems Committee MTG 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. EDT: Hynes Convention Center 313

Tuesday, July 18 

  • Discovering Diversity through Linked Data 11:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. EDT: Hynes Convention Center 311


Tuesday, August 8 at 3:00 p.m. EST

  • OCLC Committee Meeting: Register in advance for this meeting
  • Using Google Scholar with WorldShare Discovery  by Diana Reid, Electronic Resources and Discovery  Librarian & Assistant Professor University of Louisville