Author Archives: Anna Lawless-Collins

Bringing Books Behind Bars Book Drive

By the LLNE Service Committee In association with the 2016 Spring Law Librarians of New England (LLNE) Meeting, the LLNE Service Committee has organized a book drive for the Rhode Island Department of Corrections library system. The Service Committee has met … Continue reading

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The Spring 2016 LLNE newsletter is up!

You can read the current issue here and check out previous issues here.  In this issue you’ll find information about accessing government information, the Spring LLNE/ABLL meeting, member updates, and all your favorite features like Dear Miss Nomer and What Are … Continue reading

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LLNE members help welcome Ron Wheeler to Boston University

The Boston University School of Law Library held an event to welcome Ron Wheeler, the new director, on March 23rd.  Kyle Courtney joined to help celebrate as Ron met with students, staff, and faculty to introduce himself and his vision … Continue reading

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Education committee update

By Elliot Hibbler It is “Sunshine Week” this week! No, it is not about the weather (the warm temperatures have not correlated with clear days so far) but about open government and freedom of information. This week, we have seen the … Continue reading

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Service Committee Update

By the LLNE Service Committee The Service Committee continues to focus its efforts on making connections and building partnerships with public libraries in the New England. This Spring the co-chairs of the service committee will be presenting a session titled … Continue reading

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AALL Online Advocacy Training

By Anne McDonald and Emilie Benoit AALL’s Government Relations Office is hosting an Online Advocacy Training session on March 9, 2016,  and its annual  Virtual Lobby Day  on March 16, 2016. The 30 minute Online Advocacy Training will cover AALL’s legislative priorities, the … Continue reading

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Business skills clinic: the business of running a library

By Anna Lawless-Collins I was fortunate to attend the first AALL Business Skills clinic in Chicago this past October thanks to a grant from the LLNE Scholarship Committee.  The curriculum promised programs on managerial finances, human resources, marketing and communication, … Continue reading

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Education committee update

By Ellen Frentzen & Elliot Hibbler We are excited to announce a new slate of programming coordinated by the Education Committee. We are excited to have received a Bloomberg BNA Grant for our forthcoming series, Librarians Getting Latte. Librarians Getting … Continue reading

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Government Relations Committee Update

By Anne McDonald & Emelie Benoit Co-Chairs, LLNE Government Relations Committee Massachusetts Trial Court Proposed Rule The Trial Court Committee on Public Access to Court Records invites comments  on Proposed Trial Court Rule XIV Uniform Rules on Access to Court Records. … Continue reading

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Law Librarians Learn About and Support Local Innovation

By the LLNE Service Committee On November 12, 2015, law librarians Nicole Dyszlewski and Raquel Ortiz stopped by the Rochambeau Library’s Girls Who Code club to deliver 10 Raspberry Pi computers that members of the Law Librarians of New England … Continue reading

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