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WPLLA NEWS

WPLLA's Fall 2014 Newsletter is full of scintillating information.

Upcoming Program:
October 30 2014 – 12N -1:00 PM  Allegheny County Law Library: Services to the Public and Members -brown bag
Presenter:  Joel Fishman
Find out about new and old services for members and the public and tell ACLL Director Joel Fishman about ways that the County Law Library has been or can be useful to you and your patrons.

Take a look at the summer isse of AALL's Washington E-Bulletin which has news about surveilance reform, modernizing the Federal Register, and possible elimination of the NTIS. There is much for librarians to lobby about these days.

Here is the 2014-15 WPLLA Membership Form.

Here is the 2014 WPLLA Annual Report.

WPLLA's Annual Holiday Event and 35th anniversary celebration with AALL President Steve Anderson was lots of fun.
Here is our congratulatory letter from AALL. See the WPLLA Facebook page for event photos.

Watch the Hein Online interview with Frank Liu, Director of the Duquesne Law School Library, for the "Oral History of Law Librarianship."

The program planning committee is lots of fun, very important, and promises not to take-up too much time. Contact Cindy if you want to talk about joining it.

Visit our new Facebook page to see phtos from our events and follow our news.

Congratulations to WPLLA members Joel Fishman and Dittakavi Rao who received "The Connie E. Bolden Publication Award" for their 2010 co-authored work, Navigating Legal Research & Technology: Quick Reference Guide to the 1,500 Most Common Questions About Traditional Online Legal Research. The award was presented to them July 22, 2012, at the American Association of Law Libraries Conference in Boston, during the Academic Law Libraries--Special Interest Section Reception and Awards Program.

Whether you enjoyed or missed The Stosh and Susanna Show: Cool Tools and Slick Tricks, you can now experience a modified webinar version of it online via the Special Libraries Association. See also John DiGilio's Bubbling Under program for leads to other interesting tools.

Thank you for participating in the BLOOD DRIVE in honor of WPLLA member Bob Sullivan
Read Bob's story in this flyer.

Do you have an independent study project for a library science student? If so, post a description on the wplla list and our student members will get in touch with you.


Professional Reading



AALL Spectrum
thly articles about work in law libraries

Websites of Law Library Groups

Pennsylvania Legal Research Guides

Law Librarian Blogs

portal on Justia.com

WPLLA Officers 2014-2015
 
President: Cindy Cicco
Vice-President: Ann Ungar
Treasurer: Amy Gillin
Secretary: Sallie Smith
Members-at-large: Donna Kielar
Sue Megarry
Past President: Stosh Jonjak
Author Mary Frailey Calland Jean, Mary, and Amy Michele Kristakis