Coffee Talks

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Monday, July 18 • 7:45-8:30 a.m.
Hyatt Regency Chicago – Crystal Ballroom B
(sponsored by Thomson Reuters)

To keep the conversation flowing in Chicago, informal "Coffee Talk" discussions will be held on Monday morning. Attendees can brainstorm, sound off, and share their challenges, experiences, and ideas—and strengthen ties to their professional community. The following table topics will be hosted by AALL members:

The Ins and Outs of Licensing Electronic Resources
Michele Knapp, University of San Diego Legal Research Center

Law School Libraries' Involvement in Student Journals
Lisa A. Foster, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Better than Nothing? The Absorption of County Law Libraries into Public Library Systems
Jennifer Dalglish, Alden E. Miller Law Library of Clackamas County

Managing Staff Logins with Password Management Systems
Karen Kronenberg, South Texas College of Law Library

Tagging PDFs: Best Practices for Accessibility in Digital Collections
Cindy Hirsch, University of Maine School of Law

Creating Legal Technology Competency in Law Students
Kenton S. Brice, University of Oklahoma Law Library

Fostering Inclusion and Accessibility in the Learning Environment
Jordan Jefferson, Yale Law School, Lillian Goldman Library

You're The Expert! Carving Out Specialty Areas in Law Librarianship 
Susan Gualtier, Louisiana State University

Better than You Think You Are: Breaking Free of Imposter Syndrome
Michelle Hook Dewey, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Before You Take Pen to Paper: Tips for Generating Cool Topics & Maximizing Publication Opportunities
Taryn L. Rucinski, U.S. Courts Library

"Confidential," "Secret," or "Top Secret" – Understanding Classified Information 
Christoper A. Vallandingham, University of Florida, Levin College of Law Legal Information Center

Partnerships with Public Libraries: Opportunities and Challenges
Mark E. Estes, Bernard E. Witkin Alameda County Law Library; Corie Dugas, Saint Louis University

"Effortless" Case Discovery: A Game-Changing Tool in Your Legal Research Arsenal
Pablo Arredondo, Stanford Center for Legal Informatics/Casetext

What Is This? Identifying Legal Literature 
(Bring a sample of your most difficult-to-categorize specimen for analysis and discussion.)
Suzanne R. Graham, University of Georgia
Pour yourself a cup, pull up a chair, and chat with your colleagues!