Minneapolis Hosts AALL Convention
THE AMERICAN Association of Law Libraries hosts its annual meeting and conference in Minneapolis, Minn., July 14-19.
The theme is "2001: New Realities, New Roles," and the sessions will explore the "rapidly changing legal, technological and library environments."
Facing a New Reality: The Law Librarian as Fundraiser (Reinventing Law Librarianship)
Unpublished Judicial Opinions, Secret Settlements, and the Judicial System (Agents of Change)
New Roles: Hitching Reference Librarians to the Web Rocket (Agents of Change)
Mastering the Matrix: Teaching with Technology (Agents of Change)
Plenary Session I: Lawrence Lessig will lead a rousing discussion on "cyberlaw"--the evolving law of the Internet
Maximizing the Firm's Technology Investment: Creative Intranet Applications (Practitioner's Toolkit)
Training Attorneys: How to Get Them to Attend Training Sessions and Come Back for More (Reinventing Law Librarianship)
We're Hiring: Designing IT Job Descriptions to Attract the Very Best (Practitioner's Toolkit)
Key Competencies for the Key Cogs in Your Value Network: Your IT Staff (Reinventing Law Librarianship)
Plenary II: Dr. Arthur Harkins to speak about new technologies that will shape our workforce in the future
New Paths Into the Trackless Wilderness: New Electronic Resources for Researching State and Local Government Information (Practitioner's Toolkit)
Two to Tango: The Following Part of Leading in Library Partnerships
World Wide Web Site Design and Management Considerations (Practitioner's Toolkit)
In addition to gaining substantial knowledge from the above programs, plan to take advantage of all the wonderful cultural and recreational opportunities Minnesota has to offer, including rollerblading around Lake Calhoun, a trip to the Mall of America, and food, food, food.
For more of these lighter "adventure program" ideas, be sure to check out www.aallnet.org/events/local01