LLAW meets quarterly to discuss business, to listen to speakers on educational topics, and to network with colleagues. Visitors are always welcome at our meetings. In addition to our own meetings, LLAW and its members participate in library and legal conferences at the state and national level. Details of upcoming meetings appear below.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
University of Wisconsin Law School
5:30 p.m. Reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:30 p.m. Presentation and business meeting
This summer, AALL’s ALL-SIS Task Force on Identifying Skills & Knowledge for Legal Practice released the third in a series of reports based on its surveys of more than 600 attorneys and 150 law librarians intended to learn about legal research practices and opinions of the research skills of new associates. We will begin by exploring themes and some key points from the reports, available at http://goo.gl/TDKKJ2. To further set the stage for a continuing conversation among law librarian colleagues in Wisconsin, hear about the programs of legal research education at Marquette and the University of Wisconsin from a Marquette law librarian and guest Ursula Weigold, Director of Legal Research & Writing and Clinical Associate Professor of Law at UW. We’ll then break into roundtable discussions, with a mix of academic and other perspectives at each table, to discuss findings from the reports and what these mean to those of us working with new associates, students or providing legal research instruction in any context. This program draws on a well-attended program at the 2015 AALL Annual Meeting and, in many ways, continues valuable conversations LLAW members have had in multiple contexts in recent years.
Resources from past programs are available by logging into the members-only space on this website. Contact a membership chair for login information. LLAW encourages presenters to provide a copy of their presentation to our members.
Questions? Contact the Programs Chair.