Management + Business Acumen

The ADA at 30: Are we realizing our potential?

The program will briefly discuss the ADA and how it affects us as employers and employees. We'll also talk about hidden disabilities and accommodations that might be outside the parameters of the ADA and how those might be handled. Can/should you affirmatively ask about needed accommodations during the interview process or as an employee begins training? The speakers would include an attorney or professor to talk about... more »

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Information Management

I know what I want, how do I buy it, receive it and access it?

A program to focus on the best practices and workflows of the relationship/partnership between Foreign and International (FCIL) collection development librarians and the acquisitions, serials, cataloging and e-resources departments of the library. A panel discussion with FCIL and Tech Services librarians discussing the often under-discussed issues of procuring and accessing foreign legal materials, focusing on international... more »

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Research + Analysis

Legal Issues and the LGBT Witnessed in Louisiana Archives

Frank Perez, the president and co-founder of the LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana, will present an historical survey of legal developments affecting the LGBT community in Louisiana utilising archival collections in Louisiana. The LGBT+ Archives Project of Louisiana promotes the preservation of LGBT archival materials, and collaborates with archives around the state to maintain LGBT collections.

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Teaching + Training

Thinking outside the legal box: Other librarians helping us

How to create bridges from other librarians which can help us with our law librarianship responsibilities particularly research? How do we become more aware of what the other collections have and make the connections with our own legal collections? Is there a way we can explore the connections with their research and library induction programs so we can create researchers and users curious and aware of non-legal information?... more »

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Teaching + Training

Generation Z and Academic Rigor

Members of Generation Z are currently enrolled in law school. Many members have a different understanding of what is required of them to be successful as opposed to the accepted norm. How do we as legal research instructors adapt to this new understanding of success while maintaining adequate practice, assessment, and academic rigor within our legal research programs? This topic would be addressed through a panel of... more »

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Information Management

Is Google Translate the only option?

The legal document or any material you are working on has a few sentences on Spanish, Estonian, Swahili or Vietnamese. What do you do? If you're under some pressing time constraints locating and hiring a translator might not be an option. Is Google Translate the only and best option we have? Are there any other options out there either free or not? Potential speakers include: a FCIL librarian with experience using materials... more »

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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Please make your titles more inclusive

This isn't a suggestion of a program, but rather one for putting together the program. Please spell out acronyms in the description of events and programs. The Special Interest Sections are indecipherable without a roster, so unless I am a member & know what they are, I feel I can't just go and meet people and learn what the section does. Could you add a line that says what they are? (ALL? LISP? PLLIP?) The presentations... more »

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Teaching + Training

Teaching Legal Technology: Unmasking practical aspects of tech

Are you considering creating a legal technology class or curriculum for your law school and looking for foundational information? Or, are you already teaching tech but not sure if you have sufficient learning outcomes and assessment? Or maybe you are considering turning the class into a certificate program or building a certificate program to see if a formal class can be supported? If you answered "Yes" to any question,... more »

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