Coffee Talks


To keep the conversation flowing in Philly, informal "Coffee Talk" discussions will be held on Monday morning. Attendees can brainstorm, sound off, and share their challenges, experiences, and ideas—and strengthen ties to their professional community. The following table topics will be hosted by AALL members:

Retirement, Second Acts, and Honoring Legacy
Linda G. Will; Susan Catterall, Charlotte School of Law

Ask a Local: Global Firm Librarians Connecting with Public Law Librarians for Region-Specific Information
Diane M. Rodriguez, San Francisco Law Library

Putting Your Best Face Forward: Acing the Skype Interview
Carol Bredemeyer, Northern Kentucky University; Joyce Manna Janto, University of Richmond School of Law Library

Combating Students' Unquestioning Reliance on Citators
Pablo Arredondo, Stanford Center for Legal Informatics and Casetext

Leadership Development and Professional Growth: Tips to Get Ahead
Patrick H. Butler, University of Connecticut School of Law Library

Getting Buy-In for Legal Research Competencies – How Do YOU Do It?
Linda-Jean Schneider, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP; Barbara T. Gabor, Wilmerhale; Mary Jenkins, Hamilton County Law Library

Talking About Race in the Library
Catherine Deane, Vanderbilt University

Managing Acquisitions in Small Libraries: Challenges and Work-Arounds
Terry Long, Virginia State Law Library

Preparing New Associates to Hit the Ground Running: A Conversation with Law School and Law Firm Librarians
Amy Taylor, American University Washington College of Law

Getting Ready for the 2015 AALL Business Skills Clinic – a Q&A
Kathleen Brown, Charlotte School of Law

The Future of AALL Education: Are You Being Served?
Marcia Burris, Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak and Stewart, PC; Gregory R. Lambert, Jackson Walker L.L.P.

Platforms for Communicating about Vendor Relations
Caroline Walters, Harvard Law School Library

Is Health Law a Focus Area in Your Job? Let's Start a Conversation
Laura E. Ray, Cleveland State University, Cleveland Marshall College of Law Library

Managing Reuse Policies for Institutional Repositories – Is There a Better Way?
June Casey and Michelle Pearse, Harvard Law School Library; Benjamin J. Keele, Indiana University, Robert H. McKinney School of Law

Exploring the Economic Value of Law Librarians
Robert Oaks, Latham & Watkins
Come with your coffee, pull up a chair, and chat with your colleagues!
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