Category Archives: Legal Research

Helping My Neighborhood Library through the LRIP Program

By Emily Todd* Legal literacy is an important area that can often be overlooked by public librarians, despite the fact that our patrons come to us regularly with questions involving a variety of legal issues. While I cannot interpret the … Continue reading

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Enhancing Capabilities through the LRIP Program

By Brian Hodgdon* If pressed, I imagine that most public librarians will admit to struggling with the unique challenges presented by patrons seeking legal help. These requests, like those of the medical variety, can leave us feeling less than helpful … Continue reading

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Winners of the 2017 LRIP Scholarships

By the LLNE 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 … Continue reading

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Scholarships for LRIP

By Jessica Almeida 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 for those … Continue reading

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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 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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Service Committee Update

By the Service Committee The Service Committee has continued to focus its efforts on making connections and building partnerships with public libraries in the New England region. For the second year in a row, the Service Committee worked with the … Continue reading

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Theory into Practice: CALI Author

by Brian Flaherty In my inaugural “Theory into practice” column, I talked about taking some of the great things I took away from the AALL conference in San Antonio, and putting them into practice in my Advanced Legal Research class … Continue reading

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