The American Association of Law Libraries is preparing to publish their second State of the Profession Survey. The AALL State of the Profession Report “provides an overview of the law library and legal information landscape.” The goal of the survey is to examine the contributions of legal information professionals across, academic, private firm and governmental organizations. The survey will examine the both challenges and opportunities facing librarians and knowledge managers. The final report will be designed for benchmarking, advocacy, organizational planning and personal development of members. The first survey was published in 2019.

The survey for second edition of the AALL State of the Profession Survey.  was sent to all AALL members working in law libraries and equivalent settings. in mid-January. The new survey will address issues in the current legal landscape including, COVID-19,  technology, demographics, budgets, user services, and more. Responses are due back to AALL February 12, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Central.

Any members who did not receive an invitation to complete the survey should request an invitation from AALL’s partner organization for this project Association Research, Inc. (ARI), at

Nonmembers who work in legal information settings can also request an invitation to participate in the survey at  Additional information is available on AALLNET.