Marketing + Outreach

Marketing + Outreach

Illustrating value through effective communications, creating value through services, and building value through strategic partnerships.

Marketing + Outreach

Finding Sponsors for Law Librarians (and Law Libraries)

A sponsor is someone who will use his or her influence to help you move forward in your career--something he or she is able to do because they have political or social capital. This program would discuss what sponsors do (as compared to mentors), how and why they can be a valuable resource, and how to cultivate the types of relationship that may lead to sponsorship. In addition to talk about individual sponsorship within ...more »

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Use of Big Data in the United States and China

Big Data is hot. But how can we use it effectively in our workplace? This session will include a panel of speakers from the United States and China discussing how they are using big data to increase faculty scholarship impact, encourage global collaboration, increase their university's reputation, and how you can do the same at your own institution.

Submitted by (@anne.mostadjensen)

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Building Strategic Partnerships: Gov., Law Firm, and Academic LL

Building Strategic Partnerships Between Government, Law Firm, and Academic Law Librarians This program would explore how to promote collaboration and partnerships between different types of law librarians (academic, government agency, and law firm librarians). Emphasis would be placed on sharing best practices and techniques for building relationships between different types of librarians and how doing so will benefit ...more »

Submitted by (@clanitra)

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Aligning the Library with Your Law School's LLM Program

LLM programs have seen tremendous growth with some schools hosting several hundred LLM students each year. This can present challenges and opportunities for academic law libraries. This program will explore how to make lemonade by discussing strategies for connecting with your LLM program, supporting these students, overcoming language & cultural challenges, and offering real world examples of successful and less successful ...more »

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Developing Relationships with the Clinics, Journals, and Moots

One of the best ways to market yourself and "show your value" to your law school is to integrate yourself into the clinics, journals, and moot court teams. This program would provide case study examples from law librarians who have successfully developed relationships with clinic professors, journal editors, and faculty liaisons to moot court teams. These law librarians will explain how they embedded themselves into ...more »

Submitted by (@lturner)

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Podcasting, Blogging, and Making Your Voice Heard

How using podcasting, blogging, or other broadcasting platforms helps tell the story of law librarians and information professionals. The story and value of Law Librarianship isn't just limited to those in the law library profession. Using these broadcast mediums to tell the story of law librarianship, and how it brings value to the entire legal industry and our society, helps the profession gain recognition and the admiration ...more »

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Writing Impressive Competitive Intelligence Reports

What kind of elements go into a competitive intelligence report? Its purpose dictates how long it should be. Participants will have time to examine and practice three kinds of competitive intelligence reports that will satisfy the needs of the requester.

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Law Librarians and New Americans

Law librarians can play a prominent role in providing sources and services (i.e. civic education) for new Americans to better understand our legal system and government. The panel can include government librarians working in Courts with services directly targeting new citizens, librarians in law schools with immigration/citizenship clinics and even possibly invite someone from a major federal library in DC to talk about ...more »

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Educating the Public About the Value of Public Law Libraries

Libraries have been prominent in the news lately. There have been stories suggesting libraries could be replaced by Amazon and stories about public law libraries closing. This program would discuss strategies that law librarians in public law libraries and beyond can use to collectively highlight the value of public law libraries to their communities. .

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