Temperatures are falling and the trees have started their seasonal wardrobe switch. Autumn has long been my favorite time of year. I could extoll the tropes of fall endlessly to anyone who dares to ask why, but the overwhelming reason is the beginning of a new academic year. As a child, the fresh page… Continue reading LLAW President’s Letter – Change is in the air!
08-23-2023 Meeting Minutes – Executive Board Special-Kick Off-Goal Setting Meeting
First and foremost, I would like to thank LLAW for the grant to support my attendance at the AALL conference in Boston. Second, thank you to Kris Turner and Carol Hassler for the opportunity to be part of a great team and fun presentation. Lastly, a special thanks to my Reinhart colleagues. Several… Continue reading AALL Boston 2023 – Bev Butula
The opening keynote of the 2023 AALL Annual Meeting asked attendees to consider the definition of community. The speaker was Charles Vogl, author of bestselling books on the nature of human connection. Community, he proposed, is a group of people who share a mutual concern with each other. Attending this year’s AALL for the… Continue reading If You Build It, They Will Come
A recent issue of AALL Spectrum focuses on recruiting and educating the next generation of law librarians. It recognizes that fewer people are entering the profession and applications for job postings are dwindling. We have similar concerns in Wisconsin. LLAW has a longstanding relationship with the two library schools in the state. This year,… Continue reading President’s Letter
Archives Committee The older materials continues to be stored on CD-ROM. All new materials are saved to both a Dropbox account and a jump drive. Should we ever exceed the capacity of the free account, alternatives will need to be investigated. We also maintain three boxes of physical items including photos, cassettes, awards and… Continue reading 2022-2023 Annual Committee Reports
Each year, the Communications Committee, which serves at the Editorial Advisory Board for Wisconsin Lawyer magazine, recognizes writing excellence. Meet Our Contributors: https://www.wisbar.org/NewsPublications/WisconsinLawyer/Pages/Article.aspx?Volume=96&Issue=5&ArticleID=29797 Scroll to the Water Law Series for the comments. Thanks to Carol Hassler and Elana Olson for their contributions to this series! Jenny Zook, UW Law Library LLAW PR… Continue reading Wisconsin Bar’s Communications Committee lists our water law contributions in their annual recognition of writing excellence
It’s official – The election of LLAW officers are: 41 ballots returned: Vice President – Wendy Smith Secretary – Katie Dunn Congratulations, and thank you for your commitment to serve on LLAW’s leadership team! Thanks to all who voted and offered meeting topic suggestions. Looking forward to a wonderful LLAW year.… Continue reading LLAW 2023 Election Results
LLAW Grants News! Hello LLAW members, There is news on the LLAW Grants front: the Committee has selected three award recipients for Grants to attend the AALL Annual Meeting in Boston in July! This has been an unusual year in which we received a total of three applications from very deserving candidates, so… Continue reading LLAW Grants News!
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