Oct 10

The Association of Boston Law Librarians (ABLL) is a diverse group with members from Boston area private law firms, law schools, federal and state agencies, as well as businesses. ABLL was founded in 1966 when the librarian of Choate, Hall & Stewart initiated informal luncheon meetings among Boston law firm librarians in order to get acquainted, exchange ideas and discuss common issues. The group focuses on providing educational and social opportunities for its members.

Jul 27
Come join us at Thirsty Thursday next week August 3rd after work.

We hope to see you there.

Vanderbilt

105 Water Street (in Liberty Square)

Financial District

 

Mar 17

Dear Members,

On behalf of ABLL and the Nomination Committee I am requesting submissions for candidacy for soon to be open ABLL Board positions.

Please consider serving as a member of an important and dynamic group overseeing programs and policy for a vibrant Boston-area law librarian organization.  Established over 50 years ago, ABLL continues to serve the law librarian community – but only through the support and involvement of its members.

New to the organization or to the law library field?  This is a great way to boost your professional development.

The following positions are up for election:

  • V.P./President-Elect (3 years, including Immediate Past President)
  • Secretary (2 years)
  • Director at Large (2 years)
  • V.P. of Membership (2 years)
  • V.P. of Technology (2 years)

Please forward submissions, nominations, and questions to me in complete confidence.

Thank you in advance for your attention and continued support.

Bob DeFabrizio, Immediate Past President & Chair of the Nomination Committee

“Engage, Involve, Collaborate”

 

Mar 03

Voting for the ABLL Logo Contest begins on Monday, March 6, 2016. Voting closes on March 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM (EST)

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Click on this link to vote

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Feb 17

Calling all ABLL Volunteers!

ABLL is an all volunteer organization, so it goes with saying that member involvement is crucial to our viability and success.  One important task is the nomination of members to serve on the ABLL Board.

This year I will be chairing the Nomination Committee tasked with finding members to fill the following positions:

  • V.P./President-Elect
  • Secretary
  • Director at Large
  • V.P. of Membership
  • V.P. of Technology

Please contact me if you would like to serve on the Committee.

Do not have the time to serve on the Committee but want to be involved?  Consider serving on the Board.  Forward your nomination or that of a fellow ABLL member.

Thank you in advance,

Bob DeFabrizio, Immediate Past President & Chair of the Nomination Committee

“Engage, Involve, Collaborate”

Feb 16

Each Spring, Law Librarians of New England (LLNE) offers a six-week legal research instruction program for librarians in the New England area who would like to learn more about law librarianship. For many years, this unique course has been offering instruction in various legal topics. Participants will gain a greater understanding of the U.S. legal system and will learn how to find Statutes and Case Law, while also learning about Administrative, Transactional and Business Law.

This year’s Legal Instruction class will run from March 14th through April 25th. Class will not be held on April 18th, and one session will be taught online. A description the program is available on the LLNE website. The cost of the six week program is $150 and the deadline to register is March 7th.

Contact Brian Flaherty at bflaherty@nesl.edu for more information.

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Dec 05

Following is a link to a Maine State Library Trusted Professionals Survey with the following objective: “…to measure the perceived “trustworthiness” (honest and ethical standards) of librarians and a variety of other professions,” http://digitalmaine.com/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1100&context=msl_docs.

Maine residents responded and one of the key findings was “(a)mong the twenty-two professions included in this research, the top rated in terms of perceived honesty and ethics, are Nurses (81%), followed by Librarians (78%) and Pharmacists (74%) (emphasis added).

Librarians are in good company.   Do not make the mistake and ask the question – do you value our services?

Dare to ask and take pride in a job well done.

Bob DeFabrizio, Immediate Past President

“Engage, Involve, Collaborate”

 

 

 

Nov 28

Paparazzi

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Holiday Invitation

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Annual Holiday Charity Drive

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Oct 20

ABLL Logo Contest Coming

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