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Main Education and Events 2015

Learn the skills and trends you need to successfully manage your law library and meet the needs of your institution. Leveraging the collective brain power of nearly 4,500 law librarians, AALL is dedicated to supporting the career development needs of law librarians through quality educational programming and events designed specifically for legal information professionals.

Use the AALL Competencies of Law Librarianship for organizing and tracking your continuing education as you identify areas for professional growth. Employers may use the Competencies to make hiring, evaluation, and promotion decisions and to make recommendations for professional development.

  • Advocates and Influencers: How Law Librarians Can Impact the New Congress and New Administration
    With the start of a new Congress and new administration coming in January, now is the time to hone your advocacy skills and prepare to speak out for law libraries in the new year. Join this 30 minute online advocacy training to learn about what to expect from the political landscape of 2017, how you can help promote AALL's policy priorities, and what strategic opportunities will raise your profile to decision makers at the federal level.
  • Taming the Email Beast: Key Strategies for Managing Your Email Overload
    Every day, managers and professionals are getting buried under a continuing stream of both useful and useless e-mail. Without a system for getting "control of the beast", professionals spend much of their work (and personal) time spinning wheels and feeling highly unsatisfied. Learn a proven system for taming your email account, with strategies for keeping your inbox efficient and under control by building and administering a personal "email infrastructure". Learn how to get rid of all those "quick little" emails once and for all, as well as how to mitigate or even eliminate much of that annoying junk and spam. Learn several key technical tips for better managing your email using market-leading software like MS Outlook and/or Gmail. This is the first of a three-part series on productivity.
  • SEAALL 2017
    The Annual Meeting will be held March 30 through April 1, 2017, in Raleigh, North Carolina. The deadline for proposals is 5pm Central time on Friday, November 4.
  • 2017 SWALL Annual Meeting
    The 2017 SWALL Annual Meeting will take place April 6-8, 2017 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • 2017 SCALL Institute
    The 2017 SCALL Institute will be held on March 3-4, 2017 at the beautiful and historic Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego.