AALL Spectrum

AALL Spectrum | January/February 2016 | Volume 20, Number 3

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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2016 | AALL SPECTRUM 9 Photo © AALL. Bylaws Vote on Proposed Association Name At its November 2015 meeting, the AALL Executive Board unanimously approved a recommendation that the Association's name be changed to Association for Legal Information, and be submitted to members for a vote to change the bylaws to reflect the new name. Voting will begin Tuesday, January 12 and results will be announced ursday, February 11. Both the proposed bylaws revisions and sample ballot have been posted to AALLNET. e name proposal is a result of the branding initiative that AALL under- took in the spring of 2015. For more NEWS & NOTES information about the process or to get involved in the conversation, visit bit.ly/AALLrebrand. AALL Nominations Committee Seeks Candidates for Office e AALL Nominations Committee selects the candidates for the Executive Board elections. is spring, the seven-member committee will pres- ent a slate of suitable candidates for the 2016 elections to the member- ship. ey will choose two candidates for the position of vice-president/ president-elect (2017-2018) and four candidates for two open seats on the Executive Board (2017-2020). In accor- dance with its charge, the committee must choose candidates who reflect the diversity of AALL's membership, thus ensuring that the members of the Executive Board represent a balance of library types, geographic locations, genders, and minorities. For the 2016 elections, ballots will be distributed electronically to all voting members of the Association in November. e ballots will be tabulated at AALL Headquarters at the beginning of December and election results will be announced immediately. To nominate yourself or an AALL colleague, access the nominations forms on AALLNET at bit.ly/EBnominations. Nominations must be submitted on or before March 4, 2016. ¢ AALL ANNUAL MEETING bit.ly/AALL2016 AALL AWARDS bit.ly/AALLawards AALL/LEXISNEXIS CALL FOR PAPERS bit.ly/AALLcallforpapers DAY IN THE LIFE PHOTO CONTEST bit.ly/AALLdilcontest AALL EDUCATION bit.ly/AALLeducation AALL SCHOLARSHIPS bit.ly/AALLscholarships •••• QUICK LINKS JANUARY 08 Day in the Life Photo Contest opens 1 2 Bylaws member vote opens 2 1 Why Libraries Matter: A Conversation with John Palfrey webinar FEBRUARY 01 AALL Awards Program nominations due for: ¡ ¡ Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award ¡ ¡ Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award ¡ ¡ Hall of Fame Award ¡ ¡ Excellence in Marketing Award ¡ ¡ Chapter Professional Development Award ¡ ¡ Emerging Leader Award ¡ ¡ Innovations in Technology Award ¡ ¡ Law Library Publications Award ¡ ¡ Minority Leadership Development Award ¡ ¡ New Product Award ¡ ¡ Public Access to Government Information Award ¡ ¡ Robert L. Oakley Advocacy Award ¡ ¡ Volunteer Service Award 04 Continuing Professional Education Program Grant proposal deadline 11 Bylaws member vote results announced 25 What You Need to Know About 21st Century Cataloging Standards webinar 29 Day in the Life Photo Contest closes MARCH 01 AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Award submissions due (open, new member, and short divisions) 04 AALL Executive Board nominations due APRIL 01 AALL Annual Meeting Grant applications due AALL Research Grant applications due AALL Scholarship Program applications due for: ¡ ¡ AALL Educational Scholarship ¡ ¡ George A. Strait Minority Scholarship ¡ ¡ LexisNexis John R. Johnson Memorial Scholarship ¡ ¡ Marcia J. Koslov Scholarship ¡ ¡ Continuing Professional Education Classes Scholarship MAY 05 Continuing Professional Education Program Grant proposal deadline 16 AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers Award submissions due (student division) JULY 16-19 109th AALL Annual Meeting & Conference, Chicago, IL 2016 CALENDAR

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