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This year's Summit theme is Being the Change: The Power of Process. The 2018 PLLIP Summit will offer opportunities for participants to examine their services and projects using concepts and strategies from Lean Six Sigma, process mapping, and project management. The day will be highly interactive, with speakers offering inspiration and suggestions in presentations and workshop sessions. Process improvement techniques and takeaways will empower attendees to demonstrate their capacity for innovation while encouraging their customers and stakeholders to explore process improvement. 

Address your process improvement needs and agree to sign up for the 2018 PLLIP Summit, scheduled for Saturday, July 14, 8:30 am – 4 pm in Baltimore! Watch the 2018 Summit blog for more details about the day's programming.

Registration for AALL 2018 is now open and the Summit is listed as a separate Preconference Workshop for $199.   

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The PLLIP Grants Committee has Grants available for the 2018 PLLIP Summit and 2018 AALL conference. Please send resume, completed application, and a letter stating your reasons for wanting to attend the PLLIP Summit and/or AALL conference and submit via email to PLLIP Grants Committee Chair, Leanna R. Simon at

The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, March 23, 2018. Recipients will be announced April 2, 2018.

2018 Award Nominations close March 23rd!

It’s never too early to think about the many unsung heroes among us. If you can think of anyone that stands out,  just drop any of the committee members an email. 2018 PLLIP Award Nomination Form 2018 PLLIP Awards List

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The PLLIP Board and the Nominations Committee are pleased to announce the candidates for our upcoming Board election. Voting will begin on Monday, April 9 and conclude on Friday, April 20. More information about the candidates and the voting process will follow.

Candidates for Vice-Chair/Chair-Elect

  • Nancy Scibelli Bouthilet
    Director of Knowledge Management, Locke Lord LLP, Dallas, TX
  • Saskia Mehlhorn
    Director of Knowledge - US, Norton Rose Fulbright, Houston, TX

Candidates for Secretary

  • Becky Bowman
    Director of Library Services, Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz, Memphis, TN
  • Cynthia Brown
    Director, Research Services, Littler Mendelson, P.C., Fresno, CA

Candidates for Member-At-Large

  • Lindsey Carpino 
    Digital Resource Analyst, Sidley Austin LLP, Chicago, IL
  • Jeremy Sullivan
    Manager, Competitve Intelligence & Analytics, DLA Piper, Sacramento, CA