Area Meetings

New England Innovative Law Users Group (NEILUG) 2002 Annual Gathering
Sponsored By Moakley Law Library, Suffolk University Law School

When: Friday, October 4, 2002

Time: 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

Where: Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont Street
Boston, Massachusetts

Meeting will be held in First Floor Function Room, straight ahead as you enter the building

AGENDA

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration and Coffee
10:00 a.m. Welcome Betsy McKenzie, Director, Moakley Law Library, Suffolk University Law
School

10:05 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Solutions For The Digital Library: Electronic Resources Management: MAP, MetaSource, Ejournals, and More, presented by Barbara Herzog and III Staff.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Birds of A Feather Discussion Groups in conjunction with Buffet Lunch which will be served at noon. Tours of the Moakley Law Library will also be offered.

1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Across The Great Divide: III As The Bridge Between Technical and Public Services, Brian Flaherty, Reference Librarian, Moakley Law Library, Suffolk University Law School

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Innovative Users Group Update, Anne Myers, Boston University Law School Pappas Law Library, and Chair of the national IUG Steering Committee

2:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. Wrap-ups and Goodbyes

Lunch And Refreshments Generously Provided By Innovative Interfaces, Inc.

Interested in International Law Librarianship?

Registration for the 21st International Association of Law Libraries Annual Course on International Law Librarianship is now open to members and non-members alike. This year's conference is entitled "Order from Chaos: Contexts for Global Legal Information," and will be hosted by Yale Law School in New Haven, Connecticut, October 20th to 23rd. An optional day at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts is scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 24. The preliminary program (http://library.law.yale.edu/library/iall2002/program.html) offers a more detailed look at the schedule.

As many of you know, New England can be glorious in the autumn. Visitors are drawn from all over the world to our generally mild fall weather and breathtaking fall foliage. Historic New Haven is situated on Long Island Sound, about two hours by rail or car from both New York City and Boston; and it is one hour away from the state's capital city, Hartford. We are planning to make good use of New Haven's geographic advantages -- the conference program includes a visit to the first law school in the U.S., the Litchfield Law School; a full day excursion to the United Nations in New York City; and the optional day, "Law of the Islamic World," hosted by Harvard Law School.

Please see the IALL 2002 Conference Web site at http://library.law.yale.edu/library/iall2002/ for additional information and registration details. The web site contains useful links to Yale University and other area information, as well as information about accommodations, meals, and the conference schedule. You may download the registration form directly from the site. Registration closes on October 1, 2002. Best regards from New Haven and we hope to see you in October!

Northeastern University School of Law Library to Host Fall Meeting

The Northeastern University School of Law Library will be hosting the LLNE Fall Meeting on Friday, November 15th at the Tremont Boston Hotel. The topic of the program will be librarians as teachers/trainers. Filippa Anzalone, Boston College Law Library and Donna Qualters, Northeastern University Center for Effective University Teaching, will discuss the consideration of learning styles in teaching. They will be followed by a panel of librarian teachers/trainers in a variety of settings: Joan Shear (Boston College Law Library), Nancy Zaphiris (Harvard Law School Library), Ken Withers (Federal Judicial Center), Georgia Ypsalitis (Accufile), Liz Kenney (Dechert), and John Pedini (Social Law Library). In the afternoon, Nancy Houfek, of the American Repertory Theatre, will give a workshop on teaching as performance. Registration materials are forthcoming in the mail. More information will be made available on the LLNE website.


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