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Remote Law Library eBook Access in the time of COVID-19 (LexisNexis Digital Library) Partner Webinar


Tuesday, October 20, 2020 (2pm - 3pm US/Central)


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2020 AALL New Product Award winner – LexisNexis Digital Library: As law libraries have been forced to restrict access to their facilities due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they are pivoting to ensure researchers continue to have access to the books they need. Join us to learn more about how your organization can stay connected with on-demand access to your library’s eBook collection and hear first-hand success stories from clients who have benefited from this virtual solution.

You will learn:
• Advantages of a digital library platform in the age of COVID-19 and anytime remote access is needed
• Real time product benefits from current customers including navigation and reporting features
• Recent enhancements and demo of the LexisNexis Digital Library platform


Registration for this event closes on October 16.

AALL Body of Knowledge Domains: Information Management, Research and Analysis

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Speakers:

Paige Hren
Digital Media Specialist
LexisNexis

Hren works with law schools, law firms, courts, governmental agencies, and corporations across the U.S. to help customers set up their print collections on the LexisNexis® Digital Library eBook lending platform, powered by Overdrive®. Before joining LexisNexis in 2011, Hren practiced law in San Francisco in the areas of Securities Law and Complex Litigation. Through the LexisNexis Cares Pro Bono Program, she has also volunteered as an adoption attorney to help families adopt children who are in California's foster system. She holds a JD from Pepperdine Caruso School of Law, a Certificate in Entrepreneurship and Technology Law from the Palmer Center, and a BS in Biochemistry from the University of California at Davis.

Joseph D. Lawson
Deputy Director
Harris County Law Library

In his position, Lawson focuses on removing barriers to legal information for everyone involved in the legal system. He works with community partners, including courts, bar associations, and legal aid organizations, to expand access to information for self-represented litigants and the local legal community. To fulfill the Law Library's public education mission, Lawson works with area universities and government internship programs to create new learning opportunities for law, paralegal, and criminal justice students. He also led the initiative to create the Law Library's Legal Tech Institute, which offers a collection of free, public classes designed to help self-represented litigants and small firm attorneys learn the tech they need to access and use digital legal information.

Jenny R.F.F. Silbiger
State Law Librarian
Hawaii Supreme Court Law Library

Silbiger serves as one of the Judiciary's liaisons to the Hawaii Access to Justice Commission and also serves as co-chair of the Hawaii State Bar Association's Committee on Delivering Legal Services to the Public. She is a member of AALL and is currently serving as Past Chair of the Government Law Libraries Special Interest Section. As a member of the Self-Represented Litigation Network Law Librarians Working group, she contributes to an analysis of law librarian participation with Access to Justice Commissions across the country. Her writing has appeared online and in print in the Hawaii Bar Journal and the Hawaii Review, and she edited the book Century of the Tiger: 100 Years of Korean Culture in America, published by the University of Hawaii Press in 2003.

Registration Fees:

These fees are available through 10/16/2020
Name Price Available To
Member $0.00   Current AALL Members
Non-Member $60.00   Non-Members
Member - Site Registration $125.00   Individual
Honorary
Retired
Student
Non-Member - Site Registration $150.00   Non-Member


Cancellation and Other Policies:

Cancellations and refund requests must be made in writing and emailed to csmith@aall.org by the registration deadline. No refunds will be given after the registration deadline. Refunds will not be given for no-shows. Please contact us if you would like to request live captioning services. To request live captioning services, contact AALL at prof-edu@aall.org by October 15, 2020.