Information Management

What are the ABA’s New Cybersecurity Obligations for Law Firms a

What are the ABA’s New Cybersecurity Obligations for Law Firms and How this Affects the Information Function in Firms The American Bar Association (ABA) recently issued a major new ethical statement, Formal Opinion 477, which clarifies law firms’ cybersecurity obligations. The Opinion updates prior ABA statements such as the 2012 Model Rules. In the past five years since the Model Rules were issued, law firms have become ...more »

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Management & Business Acumen

Disaster Planning - Is Your Library Ready?

This program would lay out how to prepare a library's disaster plan, particularly for a fire or flood. Learn from libraries who have experienced these. What did they learn and how can you plan ahead - just in case?

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Experience with Experience Databases

A panel discussion about challenges and successes implementing and/or using experience management databases, primarily in a law firm setting. This would include speakers who have had experience using outside vendors as well as internal homegrown systems -- or using a combination of tools to capture experience management information.

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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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Research & Analysis

Religious Arbitration: Research Antidote to Islamophobia?

Religious arbitration data and researching Islamic law and other religious law: Is religious arbitration a vehicle for privatization of law and diminution of rights or a forum for shared values and diversity of legal systems? This panel would examine online projects and compare tools for searching Islamic law or Talmudic responsa in Jewish law as well as canon law methodology. Does this provide transparency and a model ...more »

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Marketing & Outreach

Tips for Building a Personal Librarian Program

Program provides tips and offers recommendations to consider when planning a new Personnel Librarian system that both matches both student needs and reflects the values and realities of your law school community. Topics covered include: 1. Creating a vision and setting goals 2. Planning content and choosing delivery strategies with an eye toward sustainability 3. Identifying and leveraging existing law school structures ...more »

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Professionalism & Leadership at Every Level

In the year two-thousand, uh, I mean, in the year 2040!

What will libraries look like in the year 2040? What are your predictions? How will we get there? This will be an opportunity for everyone to make their predictions on what this profession will look like in 23 years. Will libraries exist? Will books exist? Will humans exist? A fun thought experiment on the potential futures of our profession. A time capsule (virtual?) will be created and in the year 2040 we'll ...more »

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Teaching & Training

Sometimes, Everything is all Online: Teaching an Online Course

Are you interested in teaching a legal research course online? What benefits do online courses have for your institution and your students? Learn and discuss best practices for teaching a legal research course online, how to keep the course engaging and hands-on for students, and discover technology that will excite and inspire your students to learn legal research skills.

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Researching a Public International Law Issue

Researching a public international law issue can seem daunting, but Article 38 of the ICJ Statute sets out a good roadmap as to the relevant sources to consult - international conventions (treaties), international custom, general principles, and judicial decisions. Using the IALL Public International Law Research Instruction Guidelines (which are based off of Article 38) as an outline, participants will explore the best ...more »

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Advanced tools and techniques for working with metdata

Presented at NASIG - "This presentation will look at a variety of advanced MARC editing tools, libraries, and techniques to give you more options when wrangling your institution’s MARC data. Will also examine the new toolkit, MARCNext, designed to let catalogers explore adding linked data concepts within your MARC data."

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Professionalism & Leadership at Every Level

Leadership Book Club

4 books on leadership are selected and shared with the membership.At the conference a room is set up with rounds. Each table will be assigned a book and someone to lead the discussion.

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Revisiting Copyright and Fair Use in a Technological Era

Much as authors and publishers have taken advantage of technology to decrease costs, reach new audiences, and develop new delivery mechanisms, libraries and users should keep abreast of technology and explore how it might be deployed to expand or enhance fair uses. This program would discuss possible new paths for libraries (e.g., digitize and lend) to meet the needs of their users while maintaining the balance of interests ...more »

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