Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Submitted by (@lawlessa)

Managing your workload and your goals

So you have a strategic plan, but how do you go about accomplishing those goals while managing your normal workload? This session will look at creating an action plan to tackle your lofty goals while also getting through the day to day, and hopefully tying those two things together. We'll look at tools to keep track of your workload without losing sight of your goals so when you reach evaluation time, you never have to ...more »

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Teaching + Training

Submitted by (@eschille)

Teaching Technology and Information Ethics

Questions about what constitutes ethical technology and information use are among the most pressing challenges facing the legal profession, yet existing standards for professional conduct often fail to adequately address lawyers’ need for guidance in the contemporary information landscape. This program will address how librarians' expertise in information seeking behavior, research tools and methods, and applied technology ...more »

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Marketing + Outreach

Submitted by (@clanitra)

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 »

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Teaching + Training

Submitted by (@stacia)

Instruction Zone: Active Learning Ideas Showcase

Legal research instructors are invited to relax, have fun, and be a student again! In this lively session, librarians, from across library types, will demonstrate their favorite instructional technique. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops as they travel from station to station picking up active learning ideas along the way. Each instructor-presenter will be at a station and where they will provide a 10 ...more »

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Information Management

Submitted by (@dkoppang)

Knowledge Management in Practice

Moving beyond KM 101, see examples of KM projects that have been implemented - intranet dashboards, KM search integration tools (i.e., WestKM, Lexis Search Advantage), knowledge bases, document automation tools. Learn what are realistic timelines to implement these projects and what are the quick successes to get off the ground in order to build support for future KM initiatives.

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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Submitted by (@sln647)

Professional Development, One Bite at a Time

How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time. This program would highlight low key, manageable tasks for professional development. For example, you don't have to jump into writing a Law Library Journal article. Why not start with some book reviews or submissions to a chapter newsletter? We would discuss specific low key start points in management, writing, and conference presenting, and how you can snowball these smaller ...more »

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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Submitted by (@lturner)

Retirement & Succession Planning: Best Practices

This program targets law librarians in the twilight of their careers as they begin to plan their retirement AND law librarians in management positions that need to create succession plans for staff retirements. How can law librarians best prepare their institutions for their departure? How can they influence the future direction of the positions they leave behind? Ideally, the program would include 3-4 panelists: ...more »

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Information Management

Submitted by (@jackiemagagnosc)

An introduction to Library Carpentry

Library Carpentry (https://librarycarpentry.org/) states that they are: a group of librarians, repository managers, metadata librarians, research data managers, and other information workers who are committed to teaching and developing a range of lessons designed to help librarians develop skills around coding and data analysis. The lessons are designed so they can be completed as a course, or as self paced modules. The ...more »

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Marketing + Outreach

Submitted by (@alyson.drake)

How Twitter Can Help Law Librarians

This panel will discuss different ways having a Twitter account can help librarians in their profession. The panel would discuss different strategies librarians from all library types can use to promote both their libraries' work using social media, but also their own professional accomplishments to show their value to other stakeholders in the legal and academic worlds.

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Information Management

Submitted by (@rdecker)

OCLC Collection Manager for Law Collections

Collection Manager (https://www.oclc.org/en/worldshare-collection-manager.html) is OCLC's knowledge base and helps to streamline resource management and MARC record delivery for both electronic and print collections. It is available for free to all OCLC member libraries. This program would show what it is and how to use it, review existing law collections, explore best practices, and discuss ways to encourage law libraries ...more »

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