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LLNE StoryCorps Videos -- Now Available!

Videos from our first round of LLNE StoryCorps volunteers are now available in YouTube. Currently they are only available via the links on the project page, but we plan to make them more broadly available before the next LLNE Meeting.

Dine Around in Portland, Maine at the Portland Lobster Company!

Don't miss this great opportunity to get together with your colleagues and enjoy wonderful Maine seafood. More details: Maine Dine Around: An SLA Boston & LLNE Social Event!

LLNE Executive Board Nominations Announced

LLNE President Christine Hepler announced the nominations via the LLNE list.

LLNE Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon at AALL

Registration for the Annual Business Meeting and luncheon is now open.

Spring Meeting Registration Now Open!

Registration for the  March 18, 2011 Spring Meeting  - Law Librarians Overcoming Barriers to Information Sharing is now open.   Please note that the meeting will start with breakfast and registration in the International Room of the Sterling Memorial Library which faces the Law School on Wall Street.  The registration page includes a program summary, and a detailed schedule of activities for the day will be made available on or before the meeting date.

For more details and registration information, visit the meeting website.

Save the Date: LLNE Spring 2011 Meeting

The next LLNE meeting will be hosted by the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School on Friday, March 18th.  We are putting together an exciting program and should have details available very soon.

In the meantime please feel free to start making plans for a New Haven visit.   A block of rooms have been secured at the New Haven Hotel through  February 18th at $139 per night (parking is an additional $15).  This rate is good for Wednesday March 16th and Thursday,  March 17th  -  you will need to mention NELLCO/LLNE to secure this rate.  The hotel is fairly close to the law school but the Yale Red line shuttle also runs regularly on this hotel route.  For fun things to explore while you are in New Haven, check out http://www.infonewhaven.com/

Stay tuned, we will be back with more information!

Announcing the LLNE Legal Research Instruction Program

Please visit the program page for details on this award winning program.

Fall 2010 Meeting Announcement

Improve Your Workplace Health! Inoculate Against Bad Morale: Libraries are being faced with demands for doing more with less and in some cases libraries are being closed or being threatened with closure.  Information is coming in from all angles and monumental change happens as we sip our morning coffee.  How can you be more efficient and more effective?  How can you keep your spirits up as well as your colleagues and customers?  Come to the Fall LLNE Meeting and find out! 

Service Committee Announces Volunteer Opportunity

Amanda Merk, chair of LLNE's Service Committee, announces a wonderful volunteer opportunity for Jumpstart's Read for the Record. Read more...

A community profile for Jumpstart's Somerville program is now also available.

Fall Meeting Announcement

The fall 2009 meeting, "Advancing the Ball - Advancing the Law: Making Points in Sports Law on the Court and in the Courts" will take place on October 23, 2009 in Springfield, MA at the Basketball Hall of Fame.

The meeting website will be available shortly.

2009 Nominations to the Board

The Nominating Committee submitted the following slate of candidates for the Executive Board:

For Vice President/President Elect: Christine Hepler, University of Maine Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library
For Treasurer: Karen Quinn, Rhode Island State Law Library
For Education Director: Diane D'Angelo, Suffolk Law Library

After the election, they will join continuing board members:

President Susan D. Zago, Northeastern University Law Library
Immediate Past President: Chris Knott,   University of Maine Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library   
Secretary: Katherine K. Coolidge, Esq., Bulkley, Richardson & Gelinas
Education Director: John B. Nann, Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Library

See the official press release.

LLNE Spring 2009 Meeting - Online Registration & Website Now Available

The LLNE Spring 2009 Meeting website is now accessible at http://law.quinnipiac.edu/llnespring2009.xml.  Details including online registration are available at the website.

What: LLNE Spring Meeting 2009 -- Animal Law
When: Friday, April 17, 2009
Where: Cascade Banquet Facility, Hamden, Connecticut
Hosted by: the staff of the Quinnipiac University School of Law Library

Please contact Mike Hughes if you have any questions about the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you!


Mike Hughes
Associate Director 
Quinnipiac University School of Law Library
LL239 LW-LB, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908
Tel: 203-582-3318; Fax: 203-582-3316
E-mail: michael.hughes@quinnipiac.edu

SAVE THE DATE: LLNE Spring 2009 Meeting

The Quinnipiac University School of Law Library will be hosting the LLNE Spring 2009 meeting on Friday, April 17, 2009.  The topic will be on Animal Law.  Details as well as the meeting website, including information on registration, hotels, etc., will be forthcoming.

Hope to see you then!


Mike Hughes
Associate Director 
Quinnipiac University School of Law Library
LL239 LW-LB, 275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908
Tel: 203-582-3318; Fax: 203-582-3316
E-mail: michael.hughes@quinnipiac.edu

9/18/08: LLNE Fall Meeting Registration Now Open

The Pappas Law Library will be hosting the Fall 2008 meeting Employment Law in the 21st Century: The Impact of Technology on the Workplace at Boston University School of Law. Registration is now open on the conference website.

08/18/08: Registration Now Open for the LLNE Legal Research Course

LLNE's award winning Introduction to Legal Research course will take place from September 16-November 8, 2008. For course details and registration information please visit the course website.

06/02/08: Nominations for 2008-2009 Officers

LLNE President Kathy Fletcher announced today the nominations for the 2008-2009 officers of Law Librarians of New England.

05/15/08: SNELLA/LLNE Luncheon at the AALL Annual Meeting

Our colleagues from SNELLA invite all LLNE members at the AALL Annual Meeting to the annual joint luncheon on Monday, July 14 from 12-1:15pm. The registration form is now on the LLNE website.

01/28/08: LLNE Spring Meeting: Talkin' About My Generation

The LLNE Spring Meeting will take place on Friday, April 25, 2008. Hosted by the Garbrecht Law Library at University of Maine School of Law, the program titled Talkin’ About My Generation: Recruiting, Retaining and Mentoring the Next Generation of Librarians will address issues in law libraries related to our multi-generational work environments. The registration form is now available and a website detailing location, lodging, and program information is coming soon.

7/30/07: Introduction to Legal Research Course: Registration Now Open

LLNE's award winning Introduction to Legal Research course will take place from September 10-October 29, 2007. For course details and registration information please visit the course website.

07/19/07: Libraries Without Borders II

The Fourth Northeast Regional Law Libraries Meeting will be held in Toronto from October 17-20, 2007, hosted by the Toronto Association of Law Libraries and sponsored by LLNE along with eight other chapters. LLNE members must register by August 17, 2007 to qualify for the early bird registration discount.

04/25/07: LLNE/SNELLA Luncheon at the AALL Annual Meeting

All LLNE and SNELLA members are invited to the joint luncheon in New Orleans Please join us in New Orleans for a "Wrap Buffet" and catching up with your LLNE colleagues.

Registration information for the joint LLNE/SNELLA Luncheon, to be held on Monday, July 16, 2007 at AALL in New Orleans, is now available. The cost is $25 per person, thanks to the generous sponsorship of Thomson Global Products. I hope to see many of you there!

Best, Dave Turkalo
LLNE President 06-07

04/24/07: Nominations for 2007-2008 Officers

LLNE President David Turkalo announced today the nominations for officers of Law Librarians of New England.

01/25/07: LLNE Nominating Committee 2007-2008

January 25, 2007: President David Turkalo has appointed the nominating committee for 2007-08.

11/17/06: LLNE Fall 2006 Meeting Materials Now Available

To complement the meeting on Instruction and Training: Reaching Out with New Technology, the Boston College Law Library staff have provided the meeting program with live links to the PowerPoints and handouts from the presentation.

09/13/06: LLNE Fall Meeting, November 3

The Boston College Law Library staff will be hosting Instruction and Training: Reaching Out with New Technology. The program will take place at the Connors Family Conference & Retreat Center in Dover MA. Read more about the program. As a reminder, this is also LLNE's 60th Anniversary Meeting!

07/24/06: Academic Scholarships now available

The Scholarships Committee is now accepting applications for the newly created Scholarships for Students Pursuing a Degree in Library Science or Law. Applications for spring scholarships will be reviewed in September.

07/24/06: Member Bibliography, 2006 edition now available

05/10/06: Nominations for 2006-2007 Officers

LLNE President Michelle Pearse announced today the nominations for officers of Law Librarians of New England.

05/07/06: SNELLA/LLNE Luncheon at the AALL Annual Meeting

Our colleagues from SNELLA are hosting the annual lunchtime gathering of our chapters. Look for the location in the final program under SNELLA. The luncheon registration form is now available.

05/04/06: Service Committee: Walk for Hunger

Help support this worthy cause by becoming a walker, volunteer, or sponsor. For more details, see the Service Committee page.

03/03/06: LLNE Spring Meeting

The University of Connecticut School of Law is sponsoring the LLNE Spring Meeting, After the Disaster: Insurance Response and Library Planning, on April 21, 2006.

01/09/06: LLNE News, vol. 25, issue 3 now published!

Read all about the LLNE Fall 2005 meeting, "Law, Nature & Gifts from the Sea", learn more about "The Blawgs of New England and Beyond", and find out about Great Gadgets in Libraries: Keeping up with Current Technology in the current issue of LLNE News.

Also, don't forget about the LLNE Blog, your resource for up to date information about LLNE and what's new in law librarianship.

09/26/05: LLNE Fall Meeting: Law, Nature and Gifts from the Sea

Registration is now open for the Fall meeting at the Bristol Harbor Inn in picturesque Bristol, RI, hosted by the Roger Williams University Law Library. Register soon: the deadline is October 17, 2005.

08/05/05: Introduction to Legal Research Course

The course will be offered from September 13, 2005 to November 1, 2005. For more details, see the course announcement.

08/03/05: By-laws approved by the membership, 7/19/05

The LLNE membership approved the new LLNE By-laws by unanimous vote at the LLNE Annual Meeting, held during the AALL Annual Meeing and Conference.

06/19/05: Proposed Revisions to the LLNE Bylaws

The LLNE Executive Committee presents proposed revisions to the LLNE bylaws for a vote at the LLNE Business Meeting on July 19, 2005.

05/12/05: LLNE Nominations for 2005-2006 Officers

The nominating committee, Darcy Kirk, Lynn Randall, and Cathy Breen, has presented its slate of candidates for LLNE offices.

4/13/05: 2005-2006 Nominating Committee Appointed

Cathy Breen (chair), Darcy Kirk, and Lynn Randall have been tasked with proposing a slate of candidates for the offices of Vice-President/ President-Elect, Treasurer, and Education Director. Nominations will be announced later this spring via all LLNE communications media.

4/13/05: LLNE/SNELLA Joint Luncheon at AALL Annual Meeting

Please join us in San Antonio for a "Stampede Deli Buffet" and catching up with your LLNE colleagues. In addition to the election of new officers, this year's luncheon will include an important vote on amendments to the LLNE Constitution and Bylaws. Information about amendments will be disseminated as required by the LLNE Constitution via all LLNE communications media.

4/13/05: LLNE Blog!

Did you know that LLNE has a new blog full of information about happenings at LLNE and helpful technology tips? Please contact LLNE News editors Susan Vaughn and Sharon Persons at llnenews@gmail.com for information on how to post.

1/7/05: LLNE Spring Meeting Announced

The LLNE Spring Meeting International Justice in a Time of Terrorism will take place on April 1, 2005. The registration and hotel information are now available.

11/22/04: New Cybercites on Privacy Law

A new Cybercites on Privacy Law is now available.

11/19/04: New Cybercites on Election Law

A new Cybercites on Election Law and Finance is now available.

9/16/04: LLNE News, v.24. n.3 now available

Read all about it! The latest issue of LLNE News covers the Government Relations Committee call to action, LLNE Annual Business Meeting minutes, AALL programs reviewed, and lots more!

6/24/04: Nominating Committee submits Slate of Candidates

Michelle Pearse, Kathy Fletcher, and Kelly Browne nominated for the LLNE Executive Commitee. Read the full nominations.

6/24/04: Joint LLNE/SNELLA Chapter Lunch at AALL Annual Meeting

Join our colleagues from SNELLA for a wonderful luncheon and the Annual LLNE Business Meeting. The menu and registration form are now available online.

6/24/04: LLNE Spring Meeting: PowerPoint Presentations and more...

Spring meeting speakers have graciously allowed us to post their PowerPoint presentations and more.

Also check out John Pedini's pictures from the 2004 LLNE Spring Meeting.

6/17/04: LLNE News, v.24, n.2 now online

This issue of LLNE News includes reviews of the LLNE Spring Meeting programs, RSS, FURL, Bookmarklets, and lots more!

5/14/04: NELLCO Announces Reference Workshop, June 11

Serving a Diverse Patron Base: Reference Skills for the Nimble Librarian is a workshop designed to address the skills that librarians need to handle traditional and new methods of providing reference service. The workshop is free to NELLCO library staff members. Non-NELLCO members may attend for a fee of $20.00.

4/29/04: Read all about it! LLNE News, v.24, n.1 now available

The latest issue of the LLNE News is now available. Volunteer for AALL activities, choose the "Best of Boston", read about the Computers in Libraries conference, and many more features.

3/21/04: LLNE Spring 2004 Meeting Information

The planning committee for the Spring Meeting, Christine Hepler, Maureen Quinlan, and Lynn Randall, have put together a wonderful program titled Finding the Information Needle in the Haystack. The program will take place on April 30, 2004 at the Stone House Conference Center in Freeport, Maine.

2/3/04: New Cybercites on Bioethics!

Check out this selected annotated list of websites for bioethics research.

2/3/04: Photos from the Fall 2003 LLNE Meeting

Take a look at what LLNErs were up to during this fun and informative meeting.

12/12/03: New Cybercites on Commercial Law!

Check out this selected annotated list of websites for bioethics research.

10/27/03: Cybercites updated: Legal Research & Intellectual Property

Check out our recently revised guides on Legal Research and Intellectual Property Research.

10/27/03: LLNE News, v.23, n.3 now available!

Extra! Extra! Read all about LLNE activities at the AALL Annual Meeting.

8/25/03: LLNE Fall Meeting: Leading through Change for Information Professionals

The LLNE Fall Meeting will take place on Friday, October 24, 2003 at the Woodstock Inn and Resort in Vermont. This meeting, hosted by Vermont Law School, will be an opportunity for all law librarians to learn how to manage change. Read more about it at the meeting page.

8/13/03: Pictures from the Annual Meeting

This annual picture gallery features LLNE members participating in a variety of AALL Annual Meeting events. LLNE Members received awards, presented programs, attended the LLNE/SNELLA Joint Luncheon, had fun at annual meeting events, promoted the Boston 2004 meeting, celebrated NELLCO's anniversary, and gathered at the Simmons College GSLIS Alumni Reception.

To see the entire gallery, start here.

7/07/03: LLNE Service Committee featured in AALL Spectrum

The LLNE Service Committee was featured in the June 2003 AALL Spectrum Public Relations column: Public Relations Through Community Relations. This article by Cindy Spohr talks about AALL chapter efforts in the community outreach. To get a PDF copy of this article, go to the AALL Spectrum page. Check out the HTML version at the AALL PR Committee website.

5/28/03: Cybercites: Sports Law

Just in time for summer (and baseball), a collection of the best links for Sports Law research is now available: Cybercites: Sports Law.

5/16/03: LLNE News, v.23, n.2 now available!

5/15/03: LLNE/SNELLA Joint Luncheon at AALL Annual Meeting

Please join your LLNE and SNELLA colleagues for lunch at the AALL annual meeting in Seattle, Tuesday, July 15, 2003. The registration form is now available. Deadline for payment is June 11.

Looking forward to seeing you in Seattle.

Mike Hughes
President, LLNE
"From Seattle 2003 to Boston 2004"

5/15/03: Nominations for LLNE Offices

The Nominations Committee has transmitted its slate of candidates to the membership: Nominations for the LLNE Executive Board

5/15/03: Spring 2003 Meeting Handouts available

Handouts from the meeting are now available on the meeting page, available from under the hierarchy Archives > Meetings > Spring 03.

3/28/03: Meeting bibliographies available!

Did you know that bibliographies/webographies created for LLNE meetings are now available on this website? At the Resources page, see all available items under LLNE Meeting Bibliographies/Webographies

3/28/03: Librarian's Toolkit

How to manage your subscription lists provides information on how to manage your subscription to the LLNE list, information about LAW-LIB, and how to find law related subscription lists.

3/24/03: New guides on Poverty Law, Landlord-Tenant Law

New guides to the best resources for Poverty Law and Landlord-Tenant Law on the web are now available.

1/30/03: Spring Meeting Information now available

Learn about Digital Libraries, Realities, Myths and Misconceptions at the LLNE Spring 2003 meeting, hosted by Suffolk University Law Library on Friday, March 28, 2003.

Speakers will discuss the myths and realities of the electronic or virtual library, real life experiences with virtual reference services, and fair use concerns in a digital world.

1/30/03: New and updated CyberCites guides

New guides to the best resources for Legal Careers and Pharmacy Law on the web are now available. Other CyberCites guides have been updated to reflect new links and/or resources.

1/22/03: LLNE News v.22 n.4 now available!

The latest issue of LLNE News (in PDF format) is available for your information. In this latest issue:

  • Reports and pictures from the Fall 2002 LLNE Meeting
  • News from the New England Innovative Law Users Group
  • Report on the International Association on Law Libraries Annual Course on International Law Librarianship
  • The 16th Annual Dunn-In Awards
  • and much, much more!

10/10/02: Cybercites: U.S. Supreme Court

A new collection of the best links for U.S. Supreme Court information is now available: Cybercites: U.S. Supreme Court.

10/10/02: Resources: New England Legal Research Metasites

Check this guide to collections of links useful for legal research in the New England states.

10/08/02: Fall Meeting Information Available

The LLNE Fall 2002 meeting, hosted by Northeastern University Law School will take place on Friday, November 15, 2002 at the Tremont Boston Hotel.

The program, "As You Learn It Or, The Librarians' Lesson," In Two Acts, will focus on teaching and training librarians.

10/03/02: Annual Meeting Picture Gallery

See this picture gallery of LLNErs and friends at various AALL Annual Meeting events.

7/17/02: New CyberCites added

Annotated links to Employment Discrimination, Feminist Law and Water Resources Law websites.

Check out the entire CyberCites lineup.

7/14/02: LLNE Site Redesigned!

The LLNE Internet Committee has redesigned the website to conform with the AALLNET Guidelines for Webmasters.

We hope that you will find navigation easier and faster with this new design. In the coming months we will be adding features to make navigation even easier.

In the meantime, we hope that you will continue to send us your feedback, especially if you catch any broken links as a result of this redesign. We also appreciate any ideas that you might have for new pages/sections. All pages have contact information or you can email the committee at llneweb@yahoo.com

Raquel Ortiz, on behalf of the Internet Committee

Contact: LLNE Web Committee (llneweb@yahoo.com)
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