LLOPS Monthly Meeting

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By , October 28, 2014 10:30 am

When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 12pm

Where: Foster Pepper, 1111 3rd Avenue, Conference Room 30 South, Seattle, Washington (PLEASE GO TO RECEPTION DESK ON FLOOR 34. OUR RECEPTIONIST WILL BUZZ YOU DOWN TO FLOOR 30!)

What: LLOPS is launching a new online membership management service using a product called Wild Apricot. Please join us for a live demonstration of the new system and learn how you can use Wild Apricot to renew your membership online, search the member directory, manage your profile and more!

Can’t attend in person? Join the meeting virtually – see details in the email sent to the LLOPS listserv earlier!

SANDALL 2015 Winter Institute

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By , October 27, 2014 10:02 am

Authenticating Electronic Legal Materials: UELMA & Beyond
University of San Diego
Friday, January 9, 2015 8am-5pm

Join San Diego Area Law Libraries for a one-day conference on digital authentication. Several states, including California, have enacted the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act. Learn about best practices, authentication technologies, and advocacy efforts from state officials, government experts, and law librarians.

Institute Details

LLOPS Happy Hour

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By , October 16, 2014 2:37 pm

When: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 4:30pm

Where: Yard House, 1501 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101

What: Happy hour with the LLOPS Social Committee and your LLOPS drinking buddies.  You buy your drinks – LLOPS buys the snacks.

Law Librarian Conversations with the Masters

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By , October 15, 2014 2:27 pm

This Friday, October 17, at 2PM, Central Time, the podcast “Law Librarian Conversations,” will host a conversation about law librarianship education and as a career. Brought to you by the Schmid Law Library at the University of Nebraska College of Law, you can listen in to the podcast live on BlogTalkRadio.

Our special guests this month will be Penny Hazelton, Library Director and Professor at the University of Washington School of Law and Mike Chiorazzi, Associate Dean for Information Resources and Professor at the University of Arizona College of Law.

The show will be co-hosted by Roger Skalbeck, Associate Librarian for Electronic Resources, Georgetown University Law Library, Marcia Dority Baker, Access Services Librarian at the Schmid Law Library, University of Nebraska College of Law and me. We’ll be joined on the panel by Elizabeth Farrell, Associate Director at Florida State University College of Law.

Please join the conversation by listening in live, or subscribing to the podcast from iTunes or your favorite podcast service. Don’t forget to join the chat room during the show, if you listen live. Follow this link to listen in, join the chat room or call in at (347) 945-7183.

KCBA Seminar: The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet!

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By , October 3, 2014 1:28 pm

By, Anna Endter

I wanted to call your attention to an upcoming King County Bar Association CLE: The Cybersleuth’s Guide to the Internet.  It will be held on November 14th, 2014 at the Convention Center downtown and is approved for CLE credit, as well.  Attendees also get a free copy of the newest edition of The Cybersleuth’s Guide.

I’ve written about how helpful I think the Cybersleuth’s Guide is and I’m excited to attend the seminar and learn more tips and tricks.  I’d love to see some other LLOPSters there!  You might also want to let your attorneys know about it.  Registration is online via the KCBA.  I hear that previous programs have sold out so don’t delay!

October is Information Literacy Awareness Month in Washington State

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By , October 2, 2014 9:31 am

by Michelle Bagley

Dean of Clark Libraries and Academic Success Services

Clark College

Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed October as National Information Literacy Awareness Month in Washington State! Thank you for your partnership on this important initiative. As stated by the National Forum for Information Literacy (NFIL): “As a member of the 21st century workforce skills movement, the practice of information literacy nurtures the development of a critical skill set needed so that any learner and/or worker can thrive and compete effectively in today’s global digital economy.  As we move further into the 21st century, we are convinced that information literacy will become the standard-bearer for academic achievement, workforce productivity, competitive advantage, and national security.”

Post a link to your social networking sites using this link- http://librariesthriving.org/partnerships/2014-information-literacy-campaign  or use the digital badge to show your support.

National Information Literacy Month

National Information Literacy Awareness Month

Washington joins the more than twenty three states and one U.S. territory who have issued IL Proclamations!   http://infolit.org/nfil-proclamation-campaign-project/ . Learn more about the 2014 Information Literacy Campaign here – http://www.librariesthriving.org/partnerships/2014-information-literacy-campaign.

Law Library Fellowship at the University of Arizona

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By , October 2, 2014 9:24 am

Are you a law school graduate interested in obtaining a library degree? The University of Arizona School of Information Resources and Library Science (SIRLS) and the Cracchiolo Law Library of the James E. Rogers College of Law offer a two-year fellowship in law librarianship for lawyers seeking to become law librarians. The successful applicant will work 20 hours per week in the Law Library while pursuing an M.A. in Information Resources and Library Science. The salary is $12,000 per fiscal (twelve-month) year (based on an annual salary of $24,000 prorated at .50 FTE/20 hours per week). Benefits and tuition reduction are included. (In the current fiscal year the fellowship recipient would pay minimum tuition and surcharges up to about $200 per semester and have the remaining tuition and other fees waived).

For further information and application details see:

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