Welcome To SCALL - Southern
California Association of Law Libraries
The Southern California Association of Law
Libraries (SCALL) is a local chapter of the American
Association of Law
Libraries (AALL). SCALL was approved as a
chapter in 1953 and has
an active membership of over 300 librarians and
professionals from academic, private, state, and
county law libraries
in the Southern California area. SCALL sponsors
an annual institute,
has over 20 committees, publishes a chapter
newsletter, runs a
listserv, and maintains these web pages.
|SCALL Spring 2016 Meeting
The SCALL Spring Meeting took place on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at Southwestern Law School's Bullocks Wilshire Building. Daniel Lewis, the co-founder and CEO of Ravel Law, spoke about trends in legal research.
|2016 SCALL Scholarship
The SCALL Scholarship rewards current library school students living in Southern California who hold promise of future involvement in the law library profession. The amount of each scholarship and the number of awards granted each year may vary depending on current funding of the scholarship committee. Past scholarships have included awards of up to $1,200. Applications and supporting materials must be received by Friday, March 25, 2016. Click here to download the scholarship application.
|2016 SCALL Institute
The 44th Annual SCALL Institute was held on March 4-5, 2016 at the Temecula Creek Inn. The theme of the Institute was Upping Your Game: Growing Your Organization’s Information Advantage! Visit the Institute website for more information.
The AALL VIP was AALL Executive Board Member Ms. Emily R. Florio.
|2015 SCALL Holiday
The SCALL Holiday Party took place on Tuesday, December 8th at BS Taqueria in Los Angeles, one of Esquire Magazine’s 15 Best New Restaurants for 2015.
|SCALL FALL 2015 MEETING
The SCALL Fall 2015 meeting took place on Thursday, October 22 at McDermott Will & Emery in Century City. John DiGiglio of Reed Smith discussed budgeting issues faced by all law librarians.
SCALL BUSINESS MEETING
The 2015 SCALL Business Meeting took place on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at the Richard H. Chambers United States Court of Appeals Buildling.
Congratulations to the newly elected 2015-2016 board!
Incoming members include:
Stefanie Frame, Vice President
Joy Shoemaker, Treasurer
Christina Tsou, Board Member
SCALL Spring Meeting: Legal
|The SCALL Spring Meeting took place on Wednesday, March 25 at the Los Angeles County Law Library. William
T. Tanner, Directing Attorney at the
Legal Aid Society of Orange
County, discussed the history of
legal incubators, different models
for providing legal services, the
legal aid model, and pro bono
The 43rd Annual SCALL Institute's
theme was Thriving
in the Network Economy
The Institute took place February
27th and 28th
at the Historic
Mission Inn in Riverside,
CA. For more information, visit the Institute website archives for 2015.
Law, 5th edition, revised (2011)
Public Access to Legal Information
(PALI) is pleased to announce the
publication of the revised fifth
edition of Locating the Law: A
Handbook for Non-Law Librarians
(2011). The entire publication is
freely available for download HERE
Newsletter now available
2016 Newsletter If link does not
open, right click and select
"save target as" to save the file to
your local drive.
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