Volume 15, No. 3
The FCIL SIS Executive Committee invites all to attend an exciting presentation at AALL‘s 2001 Annual Meeting: “Big Steps in a Small Jurisdiction – Irish Legal Reference Materials.” (Tuesday, July 17, 2001 from 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM. In future, consult http://www.aallnet.org/database/meeting_annual_events.asp for the room assignment.)
Our noted speaker will be John Furlong. A solicitor by profession, Mr.
Furlong is Director of Legal Resources and Education at Matheson Ormsby
Prentice, Solicitors (MOP). MOP is one of Ireland’s largest corporate law
firms.The firm is based in Dublin, Ireland. Mr. Furlong is a member of
the Technology Committee of the Law Society of Ireland. He has written
widely on legal and technology topics. In 2000, Mr. Furlong became the
first Irish person to chair the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.
Mr. Furlong will discuss Irish legal reference materials in a European context. He will provide an overview of the legal system in Ireland and will address some of the challenges faced by legal information professionals who need to locate relevant domestic and European law. This presentation will also cover recent major developments in electronic delivery of cases, legislation and other law documents.
At the presentation, there will be a prize drawing for a bottle of Bailey’s
Irish Cream and a sampler of Mr. Furlong’s favorite Irish beer! ATTEND
AND BRING YOUR FRIENDS!