Legal Research Course

Are you relatively new to legal research? Unfamiliar with some of the core sources or methods used when finding the law? Just looking to brush up your skills? GPLLA's Legal Research Course is now available online. 

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Pennsylvania Legal Research 101

GPLLA's Social Responsibilities Committee has created this free guide to aid in researching federal, Pennsylvania, and Philadelphia laws. Click here to access Pennsylvania Legal Research 101: About the Law and How to Find It


Need help financing your library school experience? 

Every year GPLLA offers worthy candidates a chance to apply for student scholarships as well as grants for working information professionals.

GPLLA awards scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to promising LIS students interested in pursuing a career in law librarianship. Award recipients will also be provided a one year membership to GPLLA.

The 2021 application deadline is May 1, 2021. E-mailed applications are preferred, but mailed copies are acceptable. Application procedures and mailing information are listed at the end of the scholarship application.

2021 GPLLA Scholarship Information and Form.docx


Need funding assistance for your next conference?

GPLLA’s Grants & Scholarships Committee administers funds which allow its members to attend educational programs, seminars, etc. relevant to law librarianship. The grants are aimed at law librarians and student members who demonstrate potential to contribute to the organization in particular and to the profession as a whole.

Grants are awarded for an amount up to, but not exceeding $695.00. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

2020-2021 GPLLA Grant Guidelines and Application.docx

2022-2023 Scholarship Committee

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  • Genevieve Tung (

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