(@dkoppang)

Research + Analysis

Research Support for Recruitment and Development Dept.

In the hopes of becoming ever more integrated into your organization, law libraries can aid with organization recruitment. More tools are coming on the market to analyze attorney movements between firms (i.e., ALM Legal Compass; Leopard Solutions), but it takes a librarian to understand how to best utilize these tools and understand the shortcomings of the platforms. The program should also cover ethics of recruitment ...more »

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(@slrowlan)

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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Research + Analysis

French, Spanish, African and Jewish influences in US Law

New Orleans and Louisiana in general with its rich city and legal history is the perfect set for this panel. Legal experts and historical experts will shed some light on the French, Spanish, African and Jewish influences which might have been present and even created in Louisiana or New Orleans and then made it to US law. This panel is sponsored by the Jewish Law Librarians Caucus and the FCIL-SIS. Potential speakers ...more »

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Information Management

California - Consumer Privacy Act and Nonlawyers Practice Update

An update on what The California Consumer Privacy Act and The State Bar of California's proposals that would allow legal technicians to offer legal advice and nonlawyers to hold a financial interest in law firms. As librarians what do we need to know, to look for? What impact does this have on our vendor relationships? What impact does this have on our firms? What impact does this have on our profession?

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Teaching + Training

Training Up The Summer Associates!

We all want the Summer Associates to be successful. Academics and Firm librarians each have a unique viewpoint of the summer associates. A panel to discuss what to we can do to work together to best prepare them for practice life would be beneficial to all. The more we share ideas and what we're seeing, the more helpful we can be for these attorneys of the future.

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(@gtaoultsides1)

Teaching + Training

Explainer Videos for the classroom and for the public

It's time for law libraries to start utilizing the amazing benefits of video for both classroom and public edification. Explainer videos are short, 1-5 minute videos about any topic using text, images, and motion graphics. A session to show examples of explainer videos but also the tools and the skills necessary to create them. Can you create explainer videos for your library? Yes, and we'll show you how. It could ...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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(@ljschneider)

Professionalism + Leadership at Every Level

Who are we, and where are we going?

We continue to struggle with the challenge of the rapid pace of change in both our professional and personal lives. Recent AALL Membership statistics reporting 45% of AALL membership between the ages of 53 and 71, 28% between 41 and 52, and 26% between 22 and 40, we have only part of the picture.* We're all facing similar challenges to continuously learn and adapt to forces beyond our control, while searching for meaningful ...more »

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(@cguyer)

Information Management

Who Owns the Law Post Georgia v. Public.Rescource.org

In its next term, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide this case and set new precedent on who owns the law. The Eleventh Circuit ruled that private publishers cannot claim copy in public law (in this case LexisNexis who contracted with the state of Georgia to publish the Official Code of Georgia Annotated). The appeals court held the annotations are "sufficiently law-like so as to be regarded as sovereign work constructively ...more »

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(@sframe)

Management + Business Acumen

Analytics: Show & Prove

Many of our resources have analytic features - how do we show the potential of these tools to build high value deliverables and drive usage? The answer is to create use cases where we show, not tell, our users what they can get out of the analytic tools we have available. This program will explore how to identify potential use cases that includes what is & what is not included, the audience, collaboration, and deliverables. ...more »

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