Category Archives: Service

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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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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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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Service Committees Raise $7,700 for New England Innocence Project

By Jessica Almeida In conjunction with the fall meeting, the Service Committees for LLNE and SNELLA partnered up to raise funds for the New England Innocence Project (NEIP).  Since 2000, the NEIP has been promoting criminal justice reform and exonerating … Continue reading

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LLNE/SNELLA Service Project: New England Innocence Project

By the LLNE Service Committee For the upcoming fall meeting, Hysteria, Hyperbole, and Witch Hunts: 1697 & 2017 on November 17th, the Service Committees from both LLNE and SNELLA have teamed up to raise funds for the New England Innocence … Continue reading

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SolutionsWear: Service Committee Project for the LLNE Spring Meeting

By the LLNE Service Committee Because the theme for the spring meeting (register here!) is professional development, the service committee asks you to consider donating professional clothing, toiletries, or money to SolutionsWear. SolutionsWear provides interview-appropriate clothing and accessories to homeless … Continue reading

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