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The FCIL-SIS serves as a forum for the exchange of ideas and information on foreign, comparative and international law and legal research. The SIS also represents members' interests and concerns within AALL.
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Congratulations to Mr. Bård Sverre Tuseth, 2013 recipient of the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. Mr. Bård Sverre Tuseth is an Academic Law Librarian at the University of Oslo Library in Norway, a position he has held since 2004. Since 2010, he has served as head of the library at the Department of Public and International Law. He is responsible for collection development, reference work, and research support for the department and other faculty. He also teaches legal information literacy and practical legal skills on all levels of the five-year master program in law offered by the University of Oslo. Read more here...
The AALL Annual Meeting 2013 program was recently announced and includes several sessions created by FCIL colleagues, sponsored by the FCIL-SIS, and/or that may be of special interest to our members. They are:
The program also contains the schedule of the meetings of the various FCIL-SIS committees and interest groups. NOTE: If your Committee or Interest Group does not yet have an individual webpage on our new website, please consider creating one!
Many thanks to our Education Committee co-chairs, Dennis Sears and Don Ford, for leading the annual meeting program coordination effort; and to Alison Shea, AMPC Liaison for the FCIL-SIS.
Hope to see you in Seattle!
The presentations of Priya Rai, 2012 recipient of the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians, have been uploaded: Access to Indian Legal Information in a Digital Environment: A
Comparative Study of Electronic Commercial Databases and Public Domain
Resources in Law have been uploaded. You can now access her powerpoint and podcast.