Author Archives: Anna Lawless-Collins

Empowered by the Legal Research Instruction Program (LRIP)

By Alvin Ealy* There are some questions that a public librarian will not answer because they fall under the purview of a specialized profession.  We don’t want to do harm to our patrons nor do we want to be liable … Continue reading

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Service Committee Drive for Veterans Inc.: Wrap-up

By Jessica Almeida For this year’s Spring service project, the Service Committee organized a drive for Veterans Inc.  Helping homeless veterans since 1990, Veterans Inc. provides housing, medical, and employment assistance to veterans in the New England area.  Based in … Continue reading

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The Legal Research Instruction Program and Continuing a Commitment to Equity and Justice

By Heather Diaz* Beyond supporting patrons’ research and learning interests, I would like to extend the reach of what we can do at the library in terms of patrons’ access to justice. Perhaps because of our proximity to the Trial … Continue reading

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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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