Massachusetts Trial Court Libraries

The following Trial Court Library (TCLL) staff members have announced their retirements in 2002:
Lois Kane, Head Law Librarian, Fall River Law Library
Margaretha Birknes, Head Law Librarian, New Bedford Law Library
Dorby Thomas, Law Library Assistant, Worcester Law Library
Margaret Kurtigan, Custodian. Worcester Law Library

We wish them all well with their retirement plans and thank them for many years of public service to the TCLLs.

Barbara Fell Johnson, Head Law Librarian, Hampshire Law Library, recently received the Hampshire County Bar Association's Sixth Annual Contribution to Justice Award. This award is given by the Bar Association in appreciation to a justice system employee for extra efforts and thoughtfulness in their service. Congratulations, Barbara on a well-deserved honor.

Northeastern Receives Grant to Develop Web Tutorials on Legal Research

The Northeastern University Law School Library recently received a Teaching with Technology Fund grant from the university to develop web-based legal research tutorials. Although these tutorials will be designed for use by Northeastern University affiliates, the library plans to make them accessible to the public at large.

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