Jona Whipple

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The Library of International Relations

The Library of International Relations was established in 1932 on the basis of documents provided by the League of Nations Association. The original LIR was hosted in a room provided by the John Crerar Library and staffed by Miss Eloise G. ReQua, founder and first director of the Library of International Relations. Continue reading The Library of International Relations

2015 Law Repositories Conference: Shaping the Future

In the last week of March 2015, I had the opportunity to attend the first ever Law Repositories Conference, SONY DSCmade possible by a grant from AALL/Bloomberg Continuing Education Grants Program, and by the sponsorship of LIPA (Legal Information Preservation Alliance) and Bepress.  The official title of the conference was “Law Repositories: Shaping the Future,” and it’s never been clearer that this is exactly what we’re doing. Sitting in a conference room in the middle of Colonial Williamsburg, in a hotel surrounded by tri-corner hats and Ben Franklin impersonators, “the future” came to feel like a revolutionary idea. Continue reading 2015 Law Repositories Conference: Shaping the Future