AALL has begun the process to potentially change its name to the Association for Legal Information. Of course, the key change is the subtraction of the word “libraries”.
Motivating this change, AALL reports “today, 51 percent of AALL members do not have ‘librarian’ in their titles, and 57 percent work in an organization that does not have ‘library’ in the name”.
The potential name change was announced in the November 12th, AALL E-Briefing. The membership will be able to vote on this initiative on January 12th, with results to be announced February 11th. Continue reading “What’s in a Name? On AALL’s Potential Name Change”