(@michele.villagran2)

Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Cultural Intelligence and Academic Law Libraries Research

As the 2019 ALL-SIS Research & Scholarship grant recipient, this presentation on "Cultural Intelligence and Academic Law Libraries" will report on my findings, analysis and recommendations based on my research study over the past year. The purpose of my research study is to examine the cultural intelligence in academic law librarians, in order to understand the perspective of these librarians and to help them better serve... more »

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(@sgualtier)

Research + Analysis

How Codes are Made: Creating Laws in Civil Jurisdictions

Is there a difference between a code and a set of statutes? How does the process of codification differ between common law and civilian jurisdictions? What roles do legislatures and law reform bodies play? This panel will help librarians to understand the role that codes play in civilian and mixed jurisdictions and how and whether it differs from that of the "codes" that most of us would recognize as codified statutes.... more »

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Management + Business Acumen

Katrina, Maria, Harvey: Lessons for Natural Disaster Preparednes

Have our law libraries learned anything when it comes to natural disasters preparedness after these major natural emergencies? Any best practices and lessons learned to share with other law libraries? Anything that they think it can be done at a larger scale as a professional organization either to develop a support network or even at the AALL level? Or on the other hand are these preparedness plans better left completely... more »

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Teaching + Training

Preparing Today's Lawyers for Tomorrow's Technology

lifted from ILTACom 2019 program Preparing Today's Lawyers for Tomorrow's Technology Traditionally, we taught lawyers to read the law, analyze the law, and write like a lawyer. With many state bar associations now requiring technical competence, how do we best prepare tomorrow's lawyers to also think programmatically and service clients using all the tools available to them? How do we provide lawyers the technology... more »

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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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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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Roller Derby and the Law

From copyright and trademark issues in Derby Names To niche state laws : Members of the Maine Roller Derby league skated to the state house in Augusta, Maine Tuesday afternoon to testify in favor of "An Act to Promote Roller Derby," emergency legislation sponsored by Rep. Diane Russell (D-Portland). The bill would add an exception to a law passed in 1991 that prohibits a skater "attempting to overtake" another skater... more »

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Academic Law Libraries - Publishers of Legal Scholarship

We, James M. Donovan, Benjamin J. Keele and Dana Neacsu have been reaching out to all academic law libraries about promoting the library's more active and perhaps different role in the law journal publishing enterprise. Until now we have archived scholarship, but is that role defining in the current digital age? From our own survey and the AALL Law Repositories Caucus Education Committee survey we have discovered that... more »

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Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Getting the Skills you Need to Advance in Your Career

How do you go about gaining the skills you need to earn a promotion. If you're a reference librarian who wants to be a director some day, how do you obtain budgeting and HR experience? If you currently work in technical services, how do you get circulation and reference experience in order to one day lead both the technical and public services departments in a law library? How do you do all of this while also doing your... more »

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(@joseph.lawson)

Marketing + Outreach

Creating Video Content for Outreach and Instruction

Creating video content in support of outreach and instruction has moved from novelty to necessity. Whether you manage a website or social media presence, create content for an on-demand CLE program, or use video as a component of distance learning, the ability to generate quality footage and edit content into a polished final product can make or break the endeavor. Let's have a program on the basics of creating raw content... more »

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Information Management

Seamless access to secondary sources

Use SAML SSO authentication to support reduced friction database access for Westlaw/Lexis Advance/Bloomberg. SAML SSO bypass password authentication, navigation of platforms to find treatises, and client matter validation to take attorneys directly to the electronic treatise table of contents. I pitched this idea to win the audience vote in the 2019 AALL Innovation Tournament. I would like to collaborate with other librarians... more »

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(@sgualtier)

Research + Analysis

LA Civil Code & Other Influences on Civil Law in Latin America

The Louisiana civil code has directly and significantly influenced civil law in Latin America. It is generally believed that Spanish language translations of a mid-nineteenth century digest of world civil codes served as the first introduction of the civil law in Latin America. The Louisiana civil code was included in this digest (along with the codes of France, Sicily, Piedmont, the Netherlands, Bavaria, Austria, and... more »

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