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The September/October 2014 issue of AALL Spectrum, a monthly publication of the American Association of Law Libraries, is available.
Among this month's selection of articles are two that deal with topics that often come up in discussions at CALL. Here is a take on how our American cousins look at these issues:
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The Research Instruction and Patron Services (RIPS) division of the American Association of Law Libraries is writing a white paper about successfully handling difficult patron behaviour.
To gather information, it has developed a survey on the topic:
Judy Harvie, Library Services Director, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP / S.E.N.C.R.L., s.r.l.
Tell us a little about your educational background and how you entered the legal information industry.
The CALL Membership Development Committee (MDC) is pleased to bring you CALL Member interviews on the MDC blog.
Get to know your colleagues in five questions and answers. Check the MDC Blog for new interviews throughout the year. Thank-you to Helen Mok for putting together these great pieces on CALL’s dynamic Members!
The American Association of Law Libraries recently released a report of a special committee it formed on Law Libraries and Access to Justice.
It describes how law libraries can foster greater access to justice in society:
CALL is organizing a live "tweet chat" on Thursday, September 25 with Fred Headon, Past-President of the Canadian Bar Association and Chair of the CBA Legal Futures Initiative.
The live chat on Twitter will take place from 12 to 1PM EST and the topic will be "Does the CBA Futures Report provide opportunities for law librarians? "
The CALL website has details on how interested law librarians can join the chat.
CALL/ACBD is pleased to announce that Fred Headon, Past President of CBA and Chair of the Canadian Bar Association Future of Law initiative, will be joining our upcoming Tweet Chat!
Colin Lachance, the CEO of CanLII (Canadian Legal Information Institute), has been named one of Canadian Lawyer magazine's Top 25 Most Influential in the justice system and legal profession for the year 2014. Lachance is listed as one of this year's "changemakers".
CALL member Susannah Tredwell, librarian at Davies LLP in Vancouver, wrote a piece last week on Slaw.ca about the continuing value of indexes in an age of e-books:
Please find below the summaries from the Conference Sessions of the May 2014 Conference. At the bottom of the post is an attached PDF with the same content.
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