ARCHIVED: TRICALL Aims to Boost Research Instruction Skills

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February 28, 2003

LexisNexis™, in conjunction with the American Association of Law Libraries, is offering the Teaching Research in Court and Agency Law Libraries Conference July 10-11 in Seattle prior to the AALL Annual Meeting.

TRICALL is a professional development opportunity for court and agency law librarians to enhance their research instruction skills in a changing legal environment. Through a variety of interactive, participatory and problem-solving sessions, conference attendees will learn about effective research instruction. The conference intends to:

  • Use a model to design a customized training program.
  • Identify trends as they affect training.
  • Assess user needs and address learning styles.
  • Enhance presentation skills.
  • Apply effective marketing and communication techniques.
  • Create evaluation tools.

LexisNexis™ worked with an advisory council of court and agency law librarians to develop the curriculum for the conference. These council members include Shirley David of the Sacramento County Public Law Library, David Lockwood of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, Terry Long of the Virginia State Law Library and Regina Smith of the Jenkins Law Library.

Applications are due March 31.Enrollment is limited to 30 participants to maximize the learning and sharing of information. There is no registration fee to attend TRICALL.

Additional information and an application to attend are located at
http://www.lexisnexis.com/tricallapp.