Changing Paths and Opening Doors: Transferring Skills Across Law Library Types and Sectors (F5)

Date/Time: Monday, July 16, 2018: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Speakers: Anne Guha, Georgetown University Law Center; Amy Taylor, Crowell & Moring LLP; Andrew Lang, University of Pennsylvania, Biddle Law Library; Matthew Braun, University of Illinois College of Law; Jennifer Davitt, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Louis Loss Library; Morgan Stoddard, George Washington University Library; Kristina J. Alayan, Georgetown University Law Center

Transitioning across positions or work environments can seem daunting, but law librarians do it all the time. There are unique demands across different types of law libraries—academic, firm, and government—as well as across different departments, such as public versus technical services. In this discussion, panelists will talk about how they made significant career pivots, the particular challenges they faced in a new setting or role, and the most valuable transferrable skills they used to make the leap.

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