Association of indian law libraries
Idea of Association of Indian Law Libraries (AILL) was coined during first International conference on Access to Legal Information and Research in Digital Era (ICALIRDA) organised at National Law University Delhi in 2012, where law librarians of Law Schools, Courts, Law Firms and governmental bodies from India, met and expressed their willingness on the need to establish a law librarians’ association in India.
Mr. Jereon Vervilet, Director, Peace Palace Library, The Hague, Netherlands and President, International Association of Law Libraries (IALL), Prof. Tami Gierloff, Professor & Assistant Dean, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland and Mr. Jonathan Franklin, Director Library, University of Washington witnessed their presence during the meetings and events. Mr. Jereon Vervilet, Director, Peace Palace Library, The Hague, Netherlands and the President, International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) played a major role in conceiving the idea of Association of Indian Law Libraries with even numbers of suggestions and recommendations.
A number of communications and draft memorandum(s) were exchanged between law librarians for setting Association of India Law Libraries during a long period.
Law Librarians of Association of Indian Law Libraries (AILL) was finally set up and announced in 2018 during the First International Conference on Digital Transformation: Preservation, Policy and Privacy (ICDT) at National Law University Delhi. Most of the law librarians from state law schools, law firms, courts and governmental institutions are members of this association and more are yet to join shortly.
The Association is committed to assist its members and law legal fraternity serving in best manners to their clientele with the help of advanced technology tool. Association of Indian Law Libraries (AILL) commits to visualise and inform rest of the world about the development of law, legal sciences and law librarianship in India with the help of its newly introduced journal.