TEACHING + TRAINING
Virtual Coffee Chat: Learn More About CPE Program GrantsContains 1 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 03/09/2021 at 3:00 PM (CST)
Do you have an idea for an educational program but are not sure how to fund it? Whether you are planning a program as an individual AALL member or part of a chapter, SIS, caucus, or member institution, you could qualify for an AALL/Bloomberg Law Continuing Education Grant.
Law Librarians & Legal Information Professionals as Partners in the Access to Justice MovementContains 2 Component(s) Includes a Live Web Event on 03/03/2021 at 2:00 PM (CST)
Law librarians and legal information professionals are in an excellent position to help close the growing access to justice gap. In particular, academic and government law libraries that are open to the public may be interested in partnering with public libraries to provide greater access to legal information and support for navigating legal services. Law librarians can also assist public librarians with expanding their knowledge and improving their skills to respond to legal questions. This webinar will highlight different partnership models and introduce current opportunities and resources.
The Law, Librarians, and Brown v. Board of EducationContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/24/2021
In this era of the Black Lives Matter movement, the recent mob assault on the U.S. Capitol and the major ongoing incidents of police brutality illustrate the need to revisit the U.S. Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling in the landmark civil rights case, Brown v. Board of Education. Researchers, librarians, lawyers, law students, and faculty continue to be at the forefront of the struggle for equality.
The Administrative State: Finding the Regulations that Run EverythingContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 02/17/2021
With a new president and executive department taking office, administrative law research will be very important this year. Navigating agencies and regulatory law can be intimidating for students and practitioners alike, and conveying this information can prove challenging for instructors.
Maximizing the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals in all Law LibrariesContains 2 Component(s) Recorded On: 01/13/2021
During this webinar, learn how to search IFLP effectively, how to utilize the Index when teaching and training others, and better understand IFLP’s potential as a low-cost/high-impact resource for your legal research toolkit.
Frameworks, Stories, and Engaging Examples: How Newer (and Experienced) Librarians Can Find Their Authentic Voice When TeachingContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2020
Experts use conceptual frameworks (mental constructs), stories, and past examples to organize their thinking and solve problems. Finding your own constructs and stories leads to teaching in your own authentic voice. This session describes the general concept of organizational frameworks and illustrates how storytelling and engaging examples capture and hold students' attention.
Unearthing the Early State Records CollectionContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2020
In the 1940s, the Library of Congress and the University of North Carolina completed a compilation project named the State Records Project (aka "Early State Records," or ESR), which included various colonial, territorial, and state records. Panelists will discuss challenges and solutions for digitizing a large microform collection (e.g., metadata, staffing) to inform those thinking about undertaking similar projects.
Loaves and Fishes: Providing Legal Assistance to SRLs When Resources Are LimitedContains 3 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2020
Louisiana is unfortunately a state with a high percentage of its residents who don't have access to the justice system, yet earn too much to qualify for legal aid. The state also lacks a parish law library system. The four law school libraries and one Supreme Court law library are concentrated in Baton Rouge and New Orleans, with the rest of the state lacking law libraries. Civil legal aid funding from the Legislature doesn't meet the state's needs. How do law librarians assist this population with so few resources? This session will cover how Louisiana law librarians ensure access to justice in a state with far fewer resources than most.
#Fail: Outreach and Engagement Lessons Learned the Hard WayContains 1 Component(s) Recorded On: 07/24/2020
Many law librarians have trouble speaking openly and frankly about some of their failures and mishaps and miscommunications with law library outreach attempts. This session, presented as true-life stories told as cautionary tales, is about outreach and engagement fails.
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