Marketing & Outreach

Library Services for Legal Clinics

With the release of the ABA's standards for experiential coursework (Rules 303 and 304) and the demand for practice ready graduates on the rise, legal clinics at law schools are becoming a critical component of a well-rounded and meaningful legal education. All aspects of library services can apply to legal clinics, but clinicians and clinical students may need different resources (i.e. more practical or transactional) ...more »

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The New Metrics of Value

Panel discussion of how use of specific analytics, such as adoption rates of new tools, response times (establishing service level agreements), new delivery of service based on metrics, and others, which can be used to highlight value to the C Suite. Audience participation envisioned.

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...And Justice for All: 3 States, 3 Approaches to A2J Outreach

Panel discussion of the Access to Justice public outreach initiatives in Louisiana (represented by the Law Library of Louisiana), Maryland (Represented by the Maryland State Law Library), and South Carolina (represented by University of South Carolina School of Law). Panelists will discuss the details of what's happening in their state, and attendees will learn about different ways to reach self-represented litigants, ...more »

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Creating a Preservation Plan

Collection care prioritization

Ethical issues - digitizing, making publicly available, ownership

Managing a preservation program

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Professionalism & Leadership at Every Level

Keeping it current: Relating to & leading new(er) librarians

Librarians with many years of experience managing libraries often express a desire to stay connected to new librarians and learn how to cultivate their new and innovative ideas. At annual meetings, it is overheard that library managers and experienced librarians feel very disconnected from new(er) librarians. In fact, library directors and managers often do not know what new(er) librarians expect from them especially ...more »

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New Business Intake - Now I'm Doing It How Can I Do It Better

Now that law firm librarians are getting involved in NBI how can we do it better? How do we get along with records?

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Is Digitization Preservation?

Common digitization beliefs

Guidelines for the stewardship of digital records

Making digitization and preservation work together

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Changing Career Paths

From the unique demands of academic, firm, and government work settings, to the difference between public and technical services, there are many different career paths in law librarianship. Transitioning across positions or work environments can seem daunting, but law librarians do it all the time. We propose a panel of librarians who have made significant career pivots to speak about these changes, the challenges they ...more »

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Teaching & Training

Inspire Me: Teaching Techniques that Make an Impact

This session would bring together law librarians who teach legal research to discuss ways in which they inspire their students by using particular teaching methods. Panelists will discuss creative ideas that teach lessons beyond the course learning objectives. Panelists will share how they implemented their techniques and how students responded to their methods. Participants will take away ideas to implement in their ...more »

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Workshop: creating an app

Using a given tool, perhaps Neota Logic, develop an app that can be used to create individually designed solutions in terms of access or process-- similar to what Neota runs at Iron Lawyer at Georgetown.

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You've Been Borged: What To Do When Your Law Firm Merges

You've been borged. Resistance is futile! What do you do when your law firm merges? The program will discuss steps toward a smooth transition - contract changes, budget review, resource and staff realignment - as well as the emotional issues that arise. Will you keep your job? Do you want to keep you job? How do you handle inherited staff? How do you handle a new boss? How to keep your sanity with the new and changing ...more »

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The Generational Divide: Building a Bridge and Getting Over it

People are living longer and prolonging retirement due to a multitude of reasons. What results is a very age diverse library! The mix of different viewpoints and knowledge can be used as a significant positive for tackling challenges in the library but with varied generations represented in most workplaces today, the possibilities for clashes are boundless. This is not necessarily an issue of age but one of differing ...more »

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