Teaching & Training

Driving Usage of Software Tools at Law Firms

When law firms buy technology or create resources people don't use, everyone loses. Getting attorneys and their teams to actually use the best new resource at the right time is challenging. Technology is part of the problem, but it can also be part of the solution. This program will include attorneys from several law firms who are using different software products to enhance their workflow and improve efficiencies. Librarians ...more »

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Management & Business Acumen

Keeping stuff safe - Cyber Security for Law Librarians

From viruses to malware to ransomware to socially engineered hacking, our information security is under constant threats. What do law librarians need to know about keeping their information safe? Which of the many tips we've been given are in fact best practices for protecting our online information and identities?

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Research & Analysis

Uses for Predictive Analytics

Panel (likely vendors or consultants -if law librarians cannot share) of how firms are using predictive analytics in their firms for things like case assessment, business development, competitive intelligence, drafting and litigation.

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Marketing & Outreach

Brand Loyalty

We all know the power and cult-like devotion commanded by certain international brands, companies, and franchises such as Coke, Apple, Disney, and Stars Wars & Star Trek. This applies to local and regional places as well. With the conference in Baltimore - a perfect example of this is WaWa (if you don't know what this is...just ask anyone from Pennsylvania and the other Mid-Atlantic states!). Can we create that ...more »

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Professionalism & Leadership at Every Level

Building relarionships through liistenting - Using Improv

Building on Alan Alda's new well received new book If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?: My Adventures in the Art and Science of Relating and Communicating , this session will use techniques from improve theater instruct members on better methods for communicating complex information with clarity. Alda would be great if we could afford him, but I am sure we can get a drama coach or public speaking ...more »

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Serving Law Journals

Librarians often support student-edited or faculty-edited law journals. This session would look at how libraries can support and advise editors from submissions to publication.

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Transitions as Part of Professional Life

Transitions are a part of everyday life. Each day, we as professionals are in transition. We can no longer look at transition as the narrow time between jobs. We have to look as transitions more holistically and integrate them into our professional lives. A program of this sort would consist of a panel to talk about 1) transitions as part of every day life 2) the process by which a professional transitioned from one ...more »

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Do You Know a Person with Autism? There’s Another Library User!

The Centers for Disease Control and Preventions (CDC) estimates that Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects 1 in 68 US children. It affects males 5 times more than females; 1 in 42 boys and 1 in 189 girls. The overall rate in Maryland is 1 in 55 children, 1 in 34 boys, and 1 in 161 girls. A person with autism already might be your co-worker, your library patron and could even be you! Learn and explore what it might ...more »

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LexBlog for Law Libraries

Kevin O'Keefe will teach law librarians how to set up blogs on the LexBlog platform and bring in panelists from law libraries who are already using the LexBlog platform.

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"They Don’t Know We’re Here": Performing In-house Outreach

"They Don’t Know We’re Here": Promoting Your Library and Performing In-house Outreach It’s common for patrons at public libraries to confess that they never knew there was a library in their community. Sadly, the same is often true of special libraries. Our patrons simply don’t know that their company or institution has provided a library for their use. To avoid being overlooked—or worse, cut from the budget—special ...more »

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