Welcome to the New ABLL Website

Welcome to the new ABLL website. There are some upgrades and a few changes that you will notice. There is a new action bar at the top of the page that has the link to email or find members and to check your account settings. Below are some user instructions to help  you to navigate the new features and website. We have also added a new forum called “ABLL Exchange” that can be used to … Read more

Library Tour

Today’s Library Tour Postponed February 22nd, 2019 Good Morning! Today’s Library Tour has been postponed. We are working to reschedule this event and will sent out another notice when a date is confirmed. Thank you for being flexible, Christie

Brown Bag – implementing analytic tools

Reminder: Brown Bag – implementing analytic tools February 22nd, 2019 We still have room for more attendees! Join me at the Insurance Law Library to discuss implementing analytic tools. Open discussion about the who and what of executing roll out and adoption. How do  you plan? Who are your stakeholders? How do you get excitement/buy-in? What has worked? What hasn’t?   When: Monday, February 25th, at noon Where: Insurance Law Library, 156 State St. , Boston, … Read more

ABLL Members Education Meeting – Blockchain and the legal industry

Joseph Raczynski, Thomson Reuters legal technologist and blockchain expert, will present on blockchain and its impact on the legal industry. Joe has published and regularly presents on a variety of legal technology topics. We are very fortunate to have this opportunity to learn what blockchain is, how it is being used now, and what we can expect in the future. When: 11:30 a.m. January 24, 2019 Where: Social Law Library 1 Pemberton Sq Ste 4100, … Read more

Massachusetts Declaration of Rights – 30 Articles

From January 1, 2019 through January 30, 2019, Massachusetts Law Updates will present a daily series of blog posts showcasing the 30 Articles in the Declaration of Rights in the Massachusetts Constitution. Each post will follow the same format. The post will begin with an identification of the subject of the Article, assigned for the purpose of this series, followed by the article itself. If the Article has been amended or replaced entirely, the new … Read more

Please complete our ABLL Members Survey

Please take three minutes to complete our survey about the Association of Boston Law Librarians. Your feedback is essential as we map out the future of ABLL and improve member services! EDIT: The survey is closed as of October 1, 2018 Please contact Amy Wilson (aewilson@mintz.com) with any questions regarding the survey

Save the Date: AI/Tech Fair August 9, 2018

Please mark your calendars for the upcoming AI/Tech Fair to be held at the Social Law Library August 9 from 11AM-2PM. Don’t miss out on raffles and a chance to mingle with fellow librarians as you learn about new resources and features to help with your legal research. As this event is open to members of Social Law and LLNE, please feel free to bring along colleagues who might not be members of ABLL but … Read more

2018 Annual Business Meeting Recap

  This year’s annual Business Meeting was held at Hampshire House on May 16.  The meeting opened with a welcome and president’s report from Sarah Bennet.  Following this report, the nominated board members were unanimously voted in.  This included Kevin Coakley-Welch as the Vice President/President Elect, Rebecca Carpenter as the Treasurer, Sarah Hart as the Communication Chair, Kara Mack as the Education Chair, and Christie Schauder as the Sponsorship-Events Chair.  Jenna Fegreus concluded the meeting … Read more

All Aboard! ABLL Needs You.

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 … Read more

Nomination Committee Call for Volunteers

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 … Read more