Category Archives: CALL Committees

Outstanding In-House Publication Award: Appellate Brief Guide

While Debbie and I have been offering Word Workshops in our first year Legal Writing curriculum for 5+ years, this new guide was designed to focus on the resources offered for just one major assignment, breaking down each section to match the skills I show in my in-person workshops.

For Spring 2022, I knew I’d be seeing 250 students over the semester and I wanted to make the materials I’d created as accessible as possible. Continue reading Outstanding In-House Publication Award: Appellate Brief Guide

CALL Archives Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

The 2021-2022 CALL Archives Committee was comprised of Committee co-chairs Brittany Adams and Lucy Robbins, as well as Committee members, Claire Toomey Durkin and Joe Mitzenmacher.  We tried to find material for the 75th anniversary, but due to a lack of staffing at our libraries and other difficulties, it could not be completed.  The COVID pandemic continued to be an issue in our work on this committee, and thus, this committee was mostly inactive.  

CALL Bulletin Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

The CALL Bulletin has published the four 2021-22 issues up to the writing of this report (Issues 260-263); the Summer 2022 issue will be published in August 2022.  The committee included Emily Barney (co-editor), Emily Byrne (co-editor), Matt Timko (co-editor), and Kelsey Shaw. Continue reading CALL Bulletin Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

CALL Community Service Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

In 2021-2022, the Community Service Committee was chaired by Lisa Winkler.  The members of the committee were James Fortsas, Mary Kenny, Mike McMillan, and Nan Norton.  The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affected our in-person community service activities, but we successfully coordinated three volunteering opportunities this past year: Continue reading CALL Community Service Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

CALL Nominations and Elections Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

The Nominations and Elections Committee met virtually in August to brainstorm ideas and potential candidates for nomination for the 2022-2023 CALL Executive Board: Director, Treasurer, and Vice-President/President-Elect. Recommendations were solicited over the CALL listserv and during the announcements portion of the September virtual business meeting and then discussed among the committee members during virtual meetings and email exchanges. The slate was announced on the CALL listserv in November. The slate was as follows: Continue reading CALL Nominations and Elections Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

CALL Continuing Education Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

The Continuing Education Committee had a very successful year. We sponsored or co-sponsored nine successful presentations with a tenth that unfortunately needed to be rescheduled for the fall. Due to COVID restrictions, all of these were webinars: Continue reading CALL Continuing Education Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

CALL Placement and Recruitment Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report

The 2021-2022 CALL Placement & Recruitment Committee (“committee”) was comprised of Co-Chairs Todd Ito and Julie Pabarja, Valerie Kropf, Sean Rebstock, and Diana Koppang. Carrie Port was the Board Liaison.

The committee started the year by discussing the committee charge and the initiatives in the CALL Strategic Plan assigned to this committee to handle.  The committee agreed to focus on finding opportunities to recruit new librarians into the profession and CALL. Continue reading CALL Placement and Recruitment Committee 2021-2022 Annual Report