The notion and concepts of adaptive leadership inspired me last year during the darkest times of the pandemic. Shortly after beginning my new position with the Seventh Circuit, I attended a judiciary seminar on the topic.
The 2016 Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) Annual Meeting will take place in Oklahoma City, October 13 – 15. Conference activities will take place at both the Aloft Oklahoma City Downtown-Bricktown and Oklahoma City University School of Law. The theme for this year is “Expanding Circles.” You can find out more details of this conference here.
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.
The Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) is having their Annual ConferenceOctober 22 – 24, 2015 in Kansas City, MO. The theme is “Everything’s Up to Date in Kansas City!” A preliminary program schedule is available. [PDF]. There is also a mobile-friendly version of the program. You can stay in touch withMAALL on Twitter: @MAALLibraries. The conference hashtag is #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 : email@example.com. You can find out more about MAALL and how to become a member here.
This 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.
MAALL 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→
Rapid change is a standard part of the law librarian’s professional life. The Annual Meeting of the Mid‐America Association of Law Libraries will offer programming and networking opportunities to help you thrive amid an evolving legal and technological landscape.
We invite you to join us for an informative and interactive conference at the MAALL member rate.