The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic precluded any in-person events. The meetings committee, realizing the necessity to keep the librarian community connected, was able to put on a number of virtual events. The events that the committee planned this year were as follows: Continue reading CALL Meetings Committee 2020-2021 Annual Report→
The Research & Knowledge staff of Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom have been working from home since the beginning of the pandemic in March. We are a global firm with locations around the world. Because of this, the transition has not been as stressful as it could have been. We are well positioned from a contingency planning perspective, with library staff based in 8 locations in the United States and Europe, available to support research inquiries for all Skadden employees firm-wide. Continue reading Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom Law Library→
When the rise of the coronavirus sent us home, the CALL Meetings Committee decided to host online happy hours. It has become a great way to raise a glass to discuss with working from home, fears and concerns about Covid, and chat about our favorite movie soundtrack.
As librarians, we are skilled in learning new technologies so everyone has caught onto Zoom quickly. It has also been great to include CALL members who are living out of state (California, Indiana, Wisconsin).
After the success of the first online happy hour, we have been holding them every three weeks on Zoom. We will be having our final summer happy hours on July 29 at 5:30 and August 20 at 12:30pm.