Author Archives: Anna Lawless-Collins

Exciting News about the LLNE Legal Research Instruction Program

By Ellen Phillips, LLNE Education Committee Co-Chair Each Spring LLNE offers a six-week legal research instruction program for librarians in the New England area who would like to learn about law librarianship. For many years, this unique course has been … Continue reading

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Service Committee Drive for Project Smile: Wrap-Up

“Thank you so much- those stuffed animals were beautiful! Thank you for your efforts in collecting them for us.” – Catherine Piscane, Director of Project Smile As part of the Fall Meeting, the Service Committee set a goal of collecting … Continue reading

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Fall 2016 Meeting Service Project – Project Smile

Dear LLNE Member, My name is Bear and I am getting ready to go on an adventure. My first stop will be the LLNE meeting on October 28th at The Westin Portland Harborview. While you all are learning about law … Continue reading

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Voting Day Bills of Rights

Election day is less than a month away.  Did you know several states have voting day bills of rights?  In New England, these states include Massachusetts, Maine, and Vermont.  Find out your rights on election day and make sure you’re … Continue reading

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Kyle Courtney wins Knight grant

LLNE member and past president Kyle Courtney has won a Knight grant for his program, “Can I Fair Use It? Crowdsourcing Fair Use Knowledge.”  Kyle is very excited to be working with the Harvard Law Library’s Innovation Lab and argues … Continue reading

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Government Relations Committee Update

By Anne McDonald & Emilie Benoit, Co-chairs, LLNE Government Relations Committee Massachusetts Legislative Update The UELMA in MA Subcommittee of the LLNE GRC continues to advocate for the passage of H 43, the UELMA bill.  The Massachusetts Bar Association House of Delegates … Continue reading

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Service Committee Shares “Legal Link” With SNELLA

By Joshua LaPorte Mike VanderHeijden and I presented Legal Link, the Service Committee’s online tool-kit for public librarians, to the Southern New England Law Libraries Association (SNELLA) at an event at the UConn School of Law Library on April 19th. … Continue reading

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LLNE Wins Big!

By Diane D’Angelo LLNE President LLNE was well represented on the list of AALL award winners for 2016 — even our organization won an award! These awards are just one more reminder of how incredibly talented our members are.  Building … Continue reading

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The ABA Techshow: Teaching Technology for the Future of Law Practice

By Artie Berns I recently attended the ABA Techshow in Chicago. The following are some of the highlights: Prior to the actual event I attended a Dean’s Roundtable event, Teaching Technology in the Academy: Are We Finally at the Tipping … Continue reading

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Generosity: A Message from the LLNE Membership Committee

By Nicole P. Dyszlewski Because the Service Committee’s Spring project benefits the Rhode Island Department of Corrections Library System and I am a Rhode Island law librarian, I have been receiving the donations here in my office at Roger Williams … Continue reading

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