Awards Committee

Purpose

The PLLIP Awards Committee coordinates PLLIP efforts to publicly recognize the achievements of private law librarians based on service to the profession.

Membership

Karen Oesterle, Co-Chair
Carla Evans, Co-Chair
Saskia Mehlhorn, Board Liaison

News

The PLLIP Awards Committee is now accepting nominations for 2018-2019, and it’s time to send us the names of your nominees!!

Among this year’s awards are:

Distinguished Librarian

Designed to recognize a long time active member whose contributions to the profession, their organization, and service to the Private Law Librarians SIS have been significant, substantial and long-standing.

Selection criteria: nominees must 1) be an active member in good standing of AALL and PLLIP 15 years or more, and 2) have made significant contributions to PLLIP and their organization.

Emerging Leader of the Year

Designed to recognize a member in the early stages of his/her career who has made significant contributions to the law library profession, their organization, and the Private Law Libraries SIS and demonstrates outstanding potential for continued service and leadership within the SIS and the profession.

Selection criteria: nominees must: 1) be an active member in good standing of AALL and PLLIP, 2) be in the first 2-5 years of their law library career, 3) have not previously received the PLLIP Emerging Leader Award, 4) have made significant contributions to PLLIP and their organization, and 4) show outstanding potential for continued service and leadership within PLLIP and the profession.

Innovative Professional

Designed to recognize a member who has demonstrated significant innovation to the private law library profession, their organization, and the Private Law Librarians SIS, and who demonstrates outstanding potential for continued service and leadership within the SIS and the profession.

Selection criteria: nominees must: 1) be a member in good standing of AALL and PLLIP and/or chapter members, 2) have made significant contributions to PLLIP and their organization, and 3) show outstanding potential for continued service and leadership within PLLIP and the profession.

For questions or a full listing of awards, contact: Carla Evans or Karen Oesterle, co-chairs of the 2018-2019 PLLIP Awards Committee.

Resources

PLLIP-SIS Award Nomination Form

PLLIP-SIS Awards List

Award Recipients