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

Logo Contest

Voting for the ABLL Logo Contest begins on Monday, March 6, 2016. Voting closes on March 28, 2016 at 5:00 PM (EST) Entry #1 Entry #2 Entry #3 Click on this link to vote Logo Contest Rules

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

LLNE Legal Research Instruction Program

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. … Read more

Maine State Library study finds that Librarian is one of the most trusted professions

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 … Read more