Category Archives: Committee News

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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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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Proposed Bylaw Changes

At the request of the LLNE President, an ad hoc committee was charged to look at possible changes to the LLNE bylaws with the intent of streamlining the election process. The committee’s report with the proposed bylaw changes, is now available … 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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LRIP Public Librarian Scholarships

For the third year in a row the LLNE Service Committee, with the support of the LLNE Executive Board, is administering a scholarship for New England non-law public librarians to attend our chapter’s award-winning Legal Research Instruction Program. ( http://llne.org/legalresearchinstruction/intro_course/) … 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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LLNE Members’ Leadership Potential Recognized by AALL

The January 2016 issue of the AALL E-Newsletter announced the participants for this year’s AALL Leadership Academy. The LLNE Executive Board is pleased to acknowledge the five LLNE members selected to participate in this year’s academy: • Claire DeMarco • … 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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