Author Archives: Anna Lawless-Collins

Spring Service Committee Project: Veterans Inc.

By Jessica Almeida In conjunction with this year’s Spring meeting, the Service Committee is partnering with Veterans Inc., an organization that has assisted homeless veterans since 1990.  It began by providing housing to veterans in the Worcester, Massachusetts area but … Continue reading

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LLNE Officers Nominated for 2018-2019

Vice President/President Elect: Robert DeFabrizio Manager of Library Services Goulston & Storrs PC Secretary: Nicole P. Dyszlewski Research/Access Services Librarian Roger Williams University School of Law Library Education Directors: Danitta Wong (1 year term) Metadata and Serials Specialist Nutter McClennen … Continue reading

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Spring meeting registration now open!

Register now for the joint LLNE/ABLL meeting at Social Law, “Location: Knowing where we are” on Friday, June 8. Read all about it and register here: http://lawlibraryguides.neu.edu/LLNEABLLSpring2018 We look forward to seeing you there!

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Upcoming SNELLA Access to Justice Conference

By Mike VanderHeijden For those of you interested in Access to Justice, SNELLA’s Spring Meeting is focused on A2J issues in Connecticut. Please see details, below. The Southern New England Law Libraries Association (SNELLA) will host our Spring Meeting at … Continue reading

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Engagement

By Bob DeFabrizio, Membership Committee Engagement.  Much has been written about the need for organizations to engage their employees, members, voters, readers, etc.  But what does this mean?  Engagement is defined as “something that engages” or “emotional involvement or commitment.”  … Continue reading

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Service Committee Announces LRIP Scholarship Recipients

By the Service Committee The LLNE Service Committee, in conjunction with the Education Committee and Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP), is pleased to announce the public librarians awarded scholarships to attend LRIP this year. The Service Committee has awarded the … Continue reading

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Scholarships for LRIP

By Alisha Hennen All public librarians are encouraged to apply for a scholarship, sponsored by the LLNE Service Committee, to attend our chapter’s Legal Research Instruction Program. The Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP) is a six week seminar geared towards … Continue reading

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Announcement from AALL’s Government Relations Office: free training!

Emily Feltren, Director of AALL’s Government Relations Office, announces that registration for AALL’s free online training, Advocating for Information Policy Change on Capitol Hill, (April 11 at 11:00 a.m. CDT), is now open. This training is designed to sharpen your … Continue reading

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LLNE /SNELLA Fall Meeting: Hysteria, Hyperbole and Witch Hunts: 1697 & 2017 Report

By Anne McDonald This was a very interesting meeting that tied together the above themes and shed light on many common assumptions.  Here are some highlights. Salem, Massachusetts is indelibly associated with witchcraft, but it was not the first place … Continue reading

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Changes to LLNE’s Service Committee

By Michael VanderHeijden I’m writing to relay a change to the LLNE Service Committee approved by a vote of the attending members at the Fall meeting in Salem, MA. In an effort to more effectively pursue two divergent initiatives (service … Continue reading

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