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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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Job Posting: Law Librarian I-Connecticut Judicial Branch

Posted on behalf of Jeff Dowd, Supervising Law Librarian, Law Library Services Connecticut Judicial Branch.  Please contact him directly with any questions: Jeffrey.Dowd@jud.ct.gov Law Librarian I – Connecticut Judicial Branch Primary work location is Middletown, CT, but may be required to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from LLNE!

Image by John Morgan. Shared under a Creative Commons Attribution license.   It took several iterations of Thanksgiving before it became an annual federal holiday by act of Congress.  First, President Washington issued two proclamations for a day of thanksgiving (although … Continue reading

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We’d like to hear from you!

At the Fall Meeting at Roger Williams on October 2, current LLNE prez Diane D’Angelo conducted a quick poll of the attendees. Inspired by our keynote speaker Margaret Hagan of Stanford, and her fascinating presentation on how to use design … Continue reading

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Vermont Law School Library Opens to Public

Please find the press release below announcing the start of the Vermont Law School’s new legal information services to the public. SOUTH ROYALTON, Vt., July 21, 2015––The Julien and Virginia Cornell Library at Vermont Law School will provide legal reference … Continue reading

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Dispatches from AALL Philadelphia – Something I learned: Electronic routing and current awareness

From Jessica Panella: Sometimes small snips of ideas can be very powerful and helpful. From LLNE’s own Boston University School of Law Fineman and Pappas Law Libraries was a poster on expanding a library’s current awareness lineup.  Jennifer Robble, Corinne Griffiths … Continue reading

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy Fourth of July from the Law Librarians of New England!  Here are some fireworks safety tips and legal reminders from mass.gov.  There are similar useful pages for  Vermont, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Maine.  Each state approaches fireworks slightly differently; some … Continue reading

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LLNE Luncheon and Business Meeting at AALL

Please join us for the LLNE luncheon and business meeting at the AALL annual conference in Philly on Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 from 12:30pm – 2:00pm. For more details and to register, go here: http://llne.org/meetings/2015-annual-luncheon/ We’ll look forward to seeing … Continue reading

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LLNE Legal Research Instruction Program

Every year LLNE runs the Legal Research Instruction Program, offering legal research training to folks in the community, from technical services librarians to library students, for the amazingly low price of $150.00. This was my first year administering the program, … Continue reading

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Action Alert: Mass Lawyers Weekly poll about law libraries

By Michelle Pearse LLNE Government Relations Member and Communications & Technology Committee Co-Chair A recent issue of Mass. Lawyers Weekly has an article about potential closure of various Massachusetts trial courts.  http://masslawyersweekly.com/2015/06/04/mba-head-30-courthouses-on-chopping-block/   On the right hand side, there is a … Continue reading

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