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The AALL Spectrum® blog is published by the American Association of Law Libraries. Submissions from AALL members and other members of the legal community are highly encouraged. Opinions and editorial views expressed are those of the authors and do not represent the official position of AALL. AALL does not assume any responsibility for statements advanced by contributors. Previously, the AALL Spectrum Blog was located at aallspectrum.wordpress.com.

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11/5/2012 9:14:17 AM

Member to Member

What new project or goal have you set for yourself, your staff, or your libary for the next year?


Posted By Mark Estes at 11/5/2012 9:14:17 AM  0 Comments
11/5/2012 9:12:27 AM

The Reference Desk

Q: Help me, please. I’m caught between my supervisor and our director. I really like my job, and I’m lucky to have it. I received my M.L.I.S. about 18 months ago and found a job in the city where I live. My supervisor and I get along all right, and I’ve learned a lot from her. I don’t have much contact with my director, but she has always been courteous to me and appreciative of my work. Recently, my supervisor asked if I would present with her at the AALL conference, and I was thrilled. I was nervous about being in front of so many librarians, but my supervisor was to do the majority of the presentation.


Posted By Mark Estes at 11/5/2012 9:12:27 AM  0 Comments
11/5/2012 9:11:13 AM

Washington Brief - A Look at the Lame Duck

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 9, 2012—With so much focus on the election, it may be easy to forget that the 112th Congress has not yet finished its legislative session. Over the course of the next few weeks, the House and Senate—along with a few select state legislatures—will convene to wrap up their legislative business in what is known as a “lame duck session.” A lame duck session of Congress occurs whenever one Congress meets after its successor is elected but before the term of the current Congress ends on January 3.


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