Wednesday, January 26, 2011

AALL Management Institute 2011 - Open for Registration

We're told that the AALL Management Institute 2011 is now open for registration....

Don't miss the chance to attend the 2011 AALL Management Institute -register by March 7.

April 7-9, in Chicago

The Management Institute will provide you with the opportunity to collaborate with your colleagues from all types of law libraries and develop the skills you need to manage with confidence today.

Learn how to:

  • Build and nurture a professional network
  • Develop effective communication
  • Negotiate and handle difficult situations
  • Develop a strategic plan
  • Take on project management
  • Champion the library's role within the institution and build partnerships

Attendance will be capped at 50 people, so don't wait-Register Today

Contact Vanessa Castillo, Education and Meetings Assistant at for questions about registration!

Friday, January 14, 2011

Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

The second annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition, sponsored by the Legal History and Rare Books Section (LH&RB) of AALL, is open until 31 March 2010. Anyone interested should go here for an explanation of the contest and an application. Good luck!

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Details of LLAGNY-PLI Research Briefing on January 20, 2011: Dodd-Frank

An announcement of interest from our LLAGNY colleagues:

Confused about Dodd-Frank?
Not sure where to find the regulations for this new law?
Want to be ready when the questions begin?

Then don't miss the next PLI-LLAGNY audio briefing, "Where in the World is Dodd-Frank? A Guide For Researchers." This program will be held on January 20th from 1pm to 2pm.

"Where in the World is Dodd-Frank? A Guide For Researchers" will cover:
  • An overview of the Dodd-Frank Act & the best available tools for getting up to speed on the law
  • How the regulatory structure has changed, and what changes are being planned
  • The best resources for tracking the ongoing regulatory process

The presenters will be Craig Eastland, Business Reference Librarian at Boston University School of Management; and Lisa A. Junghahn, Business & Corporate Law Research Librarian at Harvard Law School Library

This program is free and open to all librarians and library professionals; and there is NO cost to attend. CLE is available.

We hope you will join us on January 20th, 2011 for this exciting new program!

This briefing was conceived and created in cooperation with Practising Law Institute (PLI) and the Law Library Association of Greater New York (LLAGNY) The PLI-LLAGNY Research Training briefings are chaired by Janice E. Henderson, Gitelle Seer, and Patricia Barbone. PLI has had a long tradition of supporting professional development for librarians and has made its popular audio briefing format available in order to support continuing education for librarians.

Janice E. Henderson, Program Co-chair