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5/28/2014 3:48:37 PM

March/April 2014 HALL Newsletter Available

The March/April issue of the HALL Newsletter is available now.  There is a lot of fun stuff in this issue, along with the important updates.  In it you’ll find photos from the 56th Annual SWALL Conference as well as a recap of the Revamping Law Library Rare Books and Special Collections program by Wilhelmina Randtke and an article from Mariann Sears about her experience at the conference.  Patti Curtis interviewed Betty Davis, librarian associate at Andrews Kurth, in the Member Spotlight.  And, be sure to check-out the great “Libraries in Movies” quiz created by Monika Miura to celebrate ALA National Library Week in her library.

Posted By Kristen Moore at 5/28/2014 3:48:37 PM  0 Comments
5/23/2014 3:58:25 PM

WPLLA Newsletter Out Now

The Spring 2014 WPLLA Newsletter is out.  WPLLA celebrated its 35th Anniversary!  You can find a timeline of chapter milestones and photos from the celebration in this issue.  You’ll also find a list of websites, blogs, and listservs fellow chapter members find useful in Ann Unger’s article “How to Keep Up on Keeping Up,” Conference News, including WPLLA’s AALL Annual Meeting Grant winner, information on legal research guides in the Technology Corner by Susan Leers, and much more. 

Posted By Kristen Moore at 5/23/2014 3:58:25 PM  0 Comments
5/22/2014 3:42:57 PM

Spring 2014 WestPac News Available Now

The Spring 2014 edition of WestPac News is now available.  In it you’ll find updates on UELMA, including WestPac’s letter of support, changes to WestPac’s Grants and Awards Committee from Incoming Chair Jaye Barlous, and information about the 2014 WestPac Annual Meeting in Seattle, WA.  There’s also a new column, WestPac Q & A, which will feature a chapter member and ask them some “interesting questions.”  The featured member in this issue is Angus Nesbit, Law Reference Librarian at University of Oregon School of Law.

Posted By Kristen Moore at 5/22/2014 3:42:57 PM  0 Comments