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2016 AALL Annual Meeting
B4: Research Competencies: From Classroom to Practice
Speakers: Barbara Gabor and Gail A. Partin
Sunday, July 17, 2016, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Hyatt-Regency Ballroom A

2016 AALL Annual Meeting
Poster Session: Legal Research Competency
Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Exhibit Hall


Now that AALL has articulated a set of legal research standards and competencies, the next step is to implement them – to embed them into the fabric of our institutions and work product. We encourage you to share your thoughts and suggestions by responding to any of the questions listed here or by sending your comments on legal research competency.

Question #1:

How would you envision an organization (law school, law firm, court, corporate entity, etc.) using the Principles and Standards for Legal Research Competency? Click here to respond.

Questions #2:

What are some possible ways to let people know about the Principles and Standards for Legal Research Competency and ways that they may be used in different organizations? Click here to respond.


Please contact the AALL Legal Research Competency Special Committee with announcements of upcoming events, your comments or suggestions, and examples of legal research competency assessment. We would like to engage with you in an effort to enhance legal research competency across the legal profession.

Gail Partin
Chair, AALL Legal Research Competency Special Committee
Director & Law Librarian
H. Laddie Montague, Jr. Law Library
Dickinson School of Law
Pennsylvania State University
150 S. College St., Carlisle, PA 17013