Private Law Libraries

Object

The PLL/SIS cultivates the profession of law librarianship within private law libraries to foster a spirit of ethical cooperation among private law librarians and to provide for further continuing education for private law librarians.

Membership

Membership shall be open to any regular, life, or student member of the Law Librarians' Society of Washington, D.C.

President

Arlene Fletcher

Committee Members

Katherine Baer
Pamela Lipscomb
Heather Rories
Jeanne Trahan Faubell

Board Liaison: Emily Florio

Recent Events (2013 - Present)

  • February 11, 2016 Capital IQ Lunch and Demo
  • January 21, 2016 Competitive Intelligence and Business Development Brown Bag Lunch Discussion (co-sponsored by the Education Committee)
  • December 2, 2015  Cybersecurity Training and Luncheon (hosted by Thomson Reuters)
  • November 14, 2015 Bloomberg BNA Privacy and Data Security Luncheon
  • October 21, 2015 LexisNexis Newsdesk Luncheon
  • May 6, 2015   Bloomberg Law Corporate Transactions Luncheon
  • April 30, 2015   Securities Research Crash Course Luncheon (hosted by Thomson Reuters)
  • March 8, 2015   Research Apps for Law Firms Brown Bag Lunch Discussion
  • November 16, 2014   Supreme Court Library Tour
  • November 2, 2014   DARTS IP Luncheon
  • October 23, 2014   Intelligize Luncheon Demo
  • March 11, 2014  Creating a Successful Communication Strategy
  • February 25, 2014  Thomson Innovation Lunch & Learn
  • January 16, 2014  Lexis Digital Library
  • December 13, 2013  Legislative History 101
  • November 6, 2013  IP Basics

Future Events

See Calendar for details

Links of Interest

PAST EVENTS: Supreme Court Library Tour (2011), IMS Research demo (2010), Thomson Innovation demo (2010), LLSDC Hospitality Suite at AALL Annual Meeting (July 2009), Fastcase Vendor Lunch (July 2009), LLSDC-ALA Joint Meeting "Library Management In a Challenging Economy" (June 2009), Game Night at Squire Sanders (2009), Game Night at McKenna Long (2009), Bowling Librarians at Lucky Strike Lanes (2008), Maddrey Reading (2008), Bowling Librarians at Lucky Strike Lanes (2007), Maddrey Reading (2007), Brown Bag Topical Discussion Series (2007); Happy Hour at the Iron Gate Inn (May 8, 2003); Happy Hour at Barnes and Noble Booksellers (Apr. 10, 2003); Phillips Collection, Artful Evening (Mar. 20, 2003); Scrabble Tournament (Jan. 23, 2003); Social Committee Excursion: Ice Skating on the Mall (Jan. 22, 2003); Holiday Party (Dec. 5, 2002); "Marketing and Public Relations"; with Roberta Shaffer (Nov. 15, 2002); Law Firm Library Orientation: How do you do it? (Oct. 2, 2002); An Evening at the International Spy Museum (Oct. 1, 2002); Networking Series: Part 2: The Power of Social Capital with Francie Dalton (Apr. 22, 2002); Networking Series: Part 1: Contacts Count: Networking Know-How for Business Success with Lynne Waymon (March 28, 2002); Surviving the Merger (March 21, 2002); EU Law & Europa (Feb. 28, 2002); Using DIALOG (Feb. 15, 2002); Networking (Jan. 31, 2002); Handling Disasters (Dec. 12, 2001); Holiday Party (Dec. 6, 2001); Social Committee Open House (May 15, 2001); Joint Brown Bag Luncheon with Academic SIS: Research Skills for Summer Associates (Apr. 24, 2001); Brown Bag Luncheon: "National Library Week - what to do @ my library" (Mar. 16, 2001); Breakfast Program: Time Management, with Julie Nutty from Lexis-Nexis (Apr. 12, 2001); Dutch Treat Dinner @ Tony Chengs (Feb. 27, 2001); Brown Bag Luncheon on "You Want Me To Do WHAT?: The Skills You Need Today" with Mary Ellen Bates from Bates Information Services (Feb. 12, 2001); Education Committee Brown Bag Luncheon on The Gumshoe Librarian; (Jan. 31, 2001); Happy Hour at the Phillips Collection (Jan. 25, 2001);Holiday Party (Dec. 7, 2000); "My Office is My Home and My Home is My Office" with Mary K. Dzurinko (Nov. 29, 2000); April Social (Apr. 27, 2000); Academic/PLL Lunchtime Discussion on Summer Associates (Apr. 6, 2000); PLL/Social Annie Leibovitz Woman exhibit at the Corcoran Museum (Mar. 3, 2000); Marketing Your Library (Feb. 23, 2000); Social / Kramer Books (Jan. 27); Collection Development Brownbag (Jan. 19); Holiday Party (Dec.); Planet Hollywood Happy Hour (Nov. 16th); End of Year Wrapup (June 15th); Desk Set Matinee (May 23rd & 27th); Managing Digital Libraries (Apr. 15th); Library Management Issues (Feb. 23rd); Electronic Reference: How the Internet Changed My Job (Jan. 19th); Internet Usage Policies (Dec. 9th) Annual Holiday Party (Dec. 2nd); Happy Hour (Nov. 19, 1998); ILL SIS/PLL SIS Brownbag: Cooperative Buying Program (Nov. 19, 1998); Dutch Treat Dinner at Tony Chang's Mongolian Restaurant (Oct. 6, 1998); PLL Periodicals Duplicate Exchange (May 1, 1998); Library Systems - The Next Generation (Mar. 31, 1998)