It’s Time to Renew Your ABLL Membership

The ABLL Board is busy planning our Golden Year with educational and social events! We are excited to announce reduced membership dues for this membership year. Individuals, vendors and shared memberships are now $110. Students, retired and unemployed memberships are now $40. The 2015-16 membership form is now available.  We are again offering payment via PayPal  (using the email address andrea.rasmussen@ropesgray.com).  Please return your form (no matter your form of payment) and your check to: Kara Mack, … Read more

Possible Elimination of FR and CFR indexes

Posted by AALL CRIV Bloog (3/21/14):   Possible Elimination of FR and CFR indexes March 21, 2014 by Liz Reppe Leave a Comment This is a reposting from the AALL Advocacy listserv, for those who did not see it yesterday. *** Hi Advocates— Last week, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee reported out the Federal Register Modernization Act (HR 4195). The bill, introduced the night before the mark up, changes the requirement to print the … Read more

A Heartfelt “Thank You” from Georgia

As you may or may not know, Georgia Ypsilantis was  recovering from a serious injury over the spring when she received a floral arrangement from all of us at ABLL. She wanted to extend her sincere thanks to everyone and figured the best way to do that was to send her thoughts along to me in a note and I would relay them to you. I’m sure she would love to do it in person, … Read more

Spring Educational Meeting, March 29

Please join us for the ABLL Spring Educational Meeting on March 29th from Noon to 2:00 p.m. at Suffolk University Law School for a program entitled The Present Day Evolution of Law Librarianship.  Please see the invitation for details.  RSVP to Carolyn Trask by March 27th.

ABLL Educational Meeting, February 29, 2012

Please plan to join your ABLL colleagues and friends at the  February ABLL Luncheon to be held on February 29, 2012 from Noon to 2:00. Our speaker will be Goodwin Procter LLP’s Litigation Knowledge Manager David Hobbie.  David is a proponent of using web technologies to enhance information sharing and discovery inside and outside the legal enterprise.  He will speak to us about the future of enterprise information discovery; offering insight into what tools and approaches leading information management … Read more

ABLL website news

I have some exciting news from the technology committee: 1) The ABLL website has a new members-only section: ABLL Resumes. Viewing and posting is only available to members who are logged into the website. Instructions for posting resumes can be found on the web page. 2) ABLL now has a group on LinkedIn! Please go to this link to send a request to join the group: ABLL LinkedIn Group. -Jen Meger

Spring Educational Meeting

April 4, 2011 We’re pleased to announce our next two speakers: Bette Siegel, Documents Librarian at the State Library and Brian Harkins, Reference Supervisor at the Social Law Library. Bette and Brian will discuss Massachusetts legislative histories and administrative research. Come hear what hidden resources, search tips, and research nuggets these experienced researchers have to offer! Please RSVP by March 29 to Stephanie Gardner (617-951-8106) April Meeting Invitation

Friends of the State Law Library Brown Bag Lunch

What Can the Law Libraries do for you? Join us for a BROWN BAG LUNCH on Thursday, December 16th, 2010 State Library of Massachusetts Room 442 State House 12 noon until 1:30 PM Bring your lunch and hear Marnie Warner, Law Library Coordinator for the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries, speak about the seventeen public law libraries, their services and website. The committed TCLL staff provide legal reference services and research to the public and … Read more