Programs of Value to Court/Government Law Librarians

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"As a solo librarian - I am a law librarian in a busy courthouse law library in Connecticut - I must echo the words of AALL's [past] president, Joyce Manna Janto: "The best part of the Annual Meeting…was the energy generated by having so many law librarians under one roof." The opportunity to talk with other law librarians from all over the country convinced me that, regardless of library type, we all share a common commitment to providing our library patrons the best possible access to the law. The face-to-face contact - the human connection - was truly my favorite part of the conference. However, the concrete information that I took away from attending the conference programs was quite significant."

- Roseann Canny, Law Library at Rockville

The following are just some of the programs that have been identified as being of particular value to law librarians working in court and government settings. You can view all 2016 programs here.

AALL Hackathon: Connecting Legal Information

Finding Time: Lean Six Sigma

Legislative Advocacy Training 2016

RDA Hugo-a-thon

Two Sides to the United Nations: Working with Public and Private International Law at the U.N.

Linked Data and BIBFRAME in Action: From Theory to Practice

Innovation Lab: Relevant Scholarship: A Conversation with Judge Richard Posner

Innovation Lab: Design Thinking for Libraries

Innovation Lab: New Practices of Purpose-Driven Exploration in Knowledge Work

Crowdsourcing a Skill Set to Manage the Legal Information of the Future

Harvesting Democracy: Archiving Federal Government Web Content at End of Term

Information Security: Changing Access Concerns and Data Protection Best (and Sometimes Easy) Practices

AALL Public Policy Update

Deep Dive: Cool Tools Café

Legal Workspaces of the Future

Promoting the Value of Technical Services at Budget Time: Practical Advice for Directors and Managers

Asian Legal Information in English: Availability, Accessibility, and Quality Control

Creating the Future of Discovery and Research: BIBFRAME 101 for Library Directors (and Everyone Else)

Diversity Symposium: Exploring Resources and Library Services to Better Serve the LGBT Community

How Congress Really Works: Rethinking Legislative History

Improv(ing) Library Communication and Teamwork with Applied Improvisation

#noscript: Using Recordings to Save Time and Improve Learning

CRM/DMS/EDD/KM - What Are They and Why Should I Care?

Negotiate with Confidence

Partnering with Consultants: New Ways to Accomplish More

Deep Dive: Are You Paying Attention? — Big Data's Impact on the Legal Industry

Search Does Not Equal Research: Implications for Discovery Layer Design

The Once and Future Presidential Library: From Lincoln to Obama

Virtual Footprints: Vetting People in the Digital Age

Contract Review: Considering the Vendor Relationship and Key Terms

Creating New Futures: Conversations on Career Transitions

How to Create a Positive Culture in Your Law Library (Whether or Not You're a Manager)

Managing a Legacy Collection: What Do I Do With All These Microforms?

Mindful Meditation: Reduce Stress and Improve Your Work, Workplace, and World

Practical Magic: Capturing Institutional Knowledge

Sustainable Planning for a Digital Repository

Building Pro Bono Partnerships That Deliver

Disruption in the Legal Industry: What's Arrived, and What's Coming

Scaling Initiatives into Larger Services

Beyond the Usual Suspects: Collaborating with "the Rest" of Your Institution

Can Robots Be Lawyers? Meet ROSS, and Glimpse the Future of AI in Law

Creating Interactive Videos to Enhance Instruction

Enterprise Search Initiatives: New Opportunities for Your Organization

Numbers as Narrative: How to Create Captivating Infographics for Any Audience

"Disruptunity": The Legal Research Revolution Is Now!

Captivate: Presentations That Engage and Win Over Today's Audiences

Design Thinking for Libraries: Rethinking the User Experience

Innovations in Teaching with Technology

Mass Incarceration and Its Impact on Public and Pro Bono Legal Reference

Vanishing Online? Legal and Policy Implications for Libraries of the EU's "Right to Be Forgotten"

Virtual Team Communication - Creating a Communication Plan to Foster a Culture of Trust and Collaboration