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
Todd Hillmer and Debbie Ginsberg, Continuing Education Committee Co-chairs
The Continuing Education Committee had a very successful year. We sponsored or co-sponsored 5 successful presentations with another tentatively scheduled for the end of this month. Due to COVID restrictions, all of these were webinars: Continue reading CALL Continuing Education Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report
The Continuing Education Committee sponsored three successful presentations this year past. They were:
- Nailing Your AMPC Proposal – Tips from the Trenches (webinar, September 17th, 2019)
- The Occasional Intellectual Property Law Researcher (webinar, December 5th, 2019)
- What’s New and Improved in Free and Low-cost Legal Research (May 21st, 2020)
On October 1, 2019, Gretchen Van Dam, CALL member and Northern District of Illinois Court Historical Association Vice President and Archivist gave a presentation on the topic, “Creating a History Program for Your Organization: Lessons Learned from the Northern District of Illinois Court Historical Association.” The event took place at the Northern District of Illinois Court History Museum on the 21st floor of the Everett McKinley Dirksen U.S. Courthouse.
Find an overview of the tour and questions that can guide you through creating a historical organization in this recap from our CALL Mentorship & Leadership Development Committee.
Continue reading Recap: Creating a History Program For Your Organization
We would like to thank the committee members including Lisa Winkler, Bob Winger, Virginia Brown, Simone Srinivan, Emily Byrne, Susan Seibert, Debbie Ginsberg, for their commitment and hard work helping us put together good education programs this year.
The Continuing Education Committee had a very successful year. We sponsored or co-sponsored six successful presentations: Continue reading CALL Continuing Education Committee 2018-2019 Annual Report
Lisa Winkler Continue reading CALL Continuing Education Committee 2017-2018 Annual Report
During the 2016-2017 year, the CALL Continuing Education Committee, co-chaired by Carolyn Hersch and Jesse Bowman, organized and hosted two events, “Switching Library Settings: A CALL Continuing Education and Mentorship Collaboration” and “E-Discovery Webinar.” Details of these events were as follows: Continue reading Continuing Education Committee Annual Report
The 2015-2016 Continuing Education Committee was Carolyn Hersch and Jesse Bowman (co-chairs), Tom Keefe, David Rogers, Jamie Stewart, Simone Srinivasan, and Sharon Nelson. During the 2015-2016 year, the CALL Continuing Education Committee organized and hosted three events.
Last fall, on October 23rd, I attended a daylong conference hosted by the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement-Illinois (APRA-IL), which focused on hot topics in prospect research. APRA-IL is an organization for prospect development professionals in the Chicagoland area. Prospect research involves researching, managing, and analyzing data with the goal of gaining donors for non-profit organizations. Librarians are getting hired in this field, as the skill set matches neatly with the profession. The majority of prospect development positions can be found with universities and hospitals, although the field is growing. Continue reading APRA-IL Webinar
On October 20, 2015, Neal, Gerber and Eisenberg hosted a CALL Continuing Education Event, “Forecasting Opportunities for Rainmakers: Librarians as Strategic Partners to Lawyers.” Below is a description of the program followed by a recap by one of the law firm librarian panelists, Skadden’s Vanessa Meihaus.
Program Description: “Law librarians have the opportunity to innovate their roles from traditional legal researchers to strategic business development partners. Join three of your peers to hear how they have evolved their roles to help lawyers develop new business opportunities and identify new markets.”