Professionalism + Leadership At Every Level

  • 2021 AALL Virtual Business Meeting & Members Open Forum

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 07/23/2021 at 2:00 PM (CDT)

    The AALL Business Meeting & Members Open Forum will be held virtually Friday, July 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. CDT. This is open to all AALL members, whether or not you register for the Virtual Conference.

  • 2021 AALL Awards Virtual Presentation

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 07/14/2021 at 11:30 AM (CDT)

    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Awards Program recognizes the achievements of legal information professionals for service to the profession and for contributions to legal literature and materials. Award winners have played an essential role in championing the Association and the legal information profession during the past year.

  • Learning from the Librarian Leadership Landscape

    Contains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 05/20/2021 at 11:00 AM (CDT)

    This program will feature a moderated panel of library leaders—from the legal landscape and beyond—who will share their perspective and experience on leadership over the course of their careers. Their “leadership stories” will give AALL members insight into what skills are essential to manage complex organizations with varying departmental needs, how they’ve implemented innovative services and programs to achieve organizational success, and how the pandemic has affected them as leaders.

  • Recognizing and Resolving Discrimination in the Workplace

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/29/2021

    Do you know how to identify and deal with at-work discrimination that may harm you, your colleagues, or your institution? Are you facing racial or other types of discriminatory practices in your workplace? It may be difficult to decipher microaggressions or other subtle yet harmful forms of racism or discrimination, or to effectively recognize and remedy these behaviors in ourselves and others. While workplace provisions may be in place, it can be challenging for those impacted to navigate the process.

  • Live Interview Series: So You Wanna Build Your Personal Brand

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/27/2021

    In this So You Wanna...? interview, we will learn about all of the moving parts and components that make up one’s personal brand, and how everyone can identify and develop those for themselves.

  • AALL Connection / April 2021

    Contains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 04/15/2021

    To keep members informed of the Association's activities, AALL will be holding its virtual update on Thursday, April 15, 2021 at 11:00 am Central. This session will be recorded. Registration is open to AALL members only.

  • The Ferengi Mindset: Library Leadership Under the Rules of Acquisition

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/16/2021

    Many law librarians do not feel that they have the power, savvy, or information needed to act as strong advocates for their libraries and push back against administrators and other stakeholders when being asked to make changes to their budget or services.

  • Live Interview Series: So You Wanna Learn to Manage Up

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/11/2021

    Managing up is a strategy every employee can use to work with a supervisor to get the best possible results for all involved. It can improve relationships, facilitate getting buy-in for your ideas, and help navigate difficult situations—leading to better job satisfaction.

  • Law Librarians & Legal Information Professionals as Partners in the Access to Justice Movement

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 03/03/2021

    Law librarians and legal information professionals are in an excellent position to help close the growing access to justice gap. In particular, academic and government law libraries that are open to the public may be interested in partnering with public libraries to provide greater access to legal information and support for navigating legal services. Law librarians can also assist public librarians with expanding their knowledge and improving their skills to respond to legal questions. This webinar will highlight different partnership models and introduce current opportunities and resources.

  • The Law, Librarians, and Brown v. Board of Education

    Contains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/24/2021

    In this era of the Black Lives Matter movement, the recent mob assault on the U.S. Capitol and the major ongoing incidents of police brutality illustrate the need to revisit the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in the landmark civil rights case, Brown v. Board of Education. Researchers, librarians, lawyers, law students, and faculty continue to be at the forefront of the struggle for equality.