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MAALL 2015 Program – Everything’s Up to Date: Preparing Practice-Ready Students

On October 22, 2015, Lindsey Carpino and Annie Mentkowski presented “Everything’s Up to Date:  Preparing Practice-Ready Law Students.”  (The inaugural CALL “What’s Buzzin’?” brown bag event functioned as the dress rehearsal for their MAALL 2015 presentation – if interested, the summary of the notes are here). The MAALL presentation can be viewed in its entirety here.

The structure of the MAALL program allowed for the presenters and attendees to foster a dialogue about the research skills and abilities librarians observe on a day-to-day basis when interacting with newly licensed attorneys. The session included a great mix of firm, government, and academic librarians, and at least one research vendor representative.

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MAALL 2015 Conference Webcasts

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In case you missed the 2015 Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) conference in Kansas City, Missouri, you can watch many of the sessions online here.

CALL Members at MAALL (webcasts):

Leading and Directing Law Libraries 

  • Jennifer Prilliman
  • Heidi Kuehl
  • John Edwards
  • Joyce McCray Pearson

Everything’s Up to Date- Preparing Practice Ready Law Students 

  • Lindsey Carpino
  • Annie Mentkowski

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MAALL Annual Meeting 2015

Kansas City Skyline, Copyright Zach Werner under Creative Commons
Kansas City Skyline, Copyright Zach Werner under Creative Commons

Mark your calendars for the 2015 Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) Annual Meeting. This meeting will take place at the Holiday Inn Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, MO on October 22-24.  This year’s theme is “Everything’s Up to Date in Kansas City.” The details for this Annual Meeting are forthcoming.

For future updates, check the MAALL 2015 website, follow MAALL on Twitter ( @MAALLibraries), or monitor the conference hashtag:   #MAALL15

If you would like to submit a program proposal, you can do so until April 3, 2015. If you have any questions about the process or have any suggestions, you can send these to the Education Committee at : maall.education@gmail.com. You can find out more about MAALL and how to become a member here.

MAALL 2014: Fast Forward in the Windy City

MAALL logoThis October, law librarians gathered in Chicago to “fast forward.” The Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) kicked off its annual conference in Chicago on October 5th, and thanks to the CALL Grant and Chapter Awards Committee, I was able to attend.

Lauren OdomMAALL 2014 was only my second conference, so I was not really sure what to expect as I arrived at the opening sessions at John Marshall Law School on Sunday, October 5th. As I approached the registration desk, the mood in the room was relaxed and I felt immediately welcomed. After perusing the refreshment table, I dressed up my conference badge with an iTweet ribbon and headed into my first session. Continue reading MAALL 2014: Fast Forward in the Windy City