Spring Educational Meeting

Friday, May 18th 2012


Program Documentation
Thanks to all for a successful meeting.  Please take a moment to fill out a brief survey at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WM9QR82  to give your impressions of the event and suggestions for improvements for future meetings. 

Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Welcome - 8:45 AM
Ebooks and Law Libraries - 9:30-Noon
Moderator: Yolanda Jones, Wayne State University Arthur Neef Law Library
Suggested Readings:



Sara Glassmeyer, Director of Content Development, CALI
Suggested Readings: http://sarahglassmeyer.com/
Cali Spotlight Blog - The Enhanced Book - http://spotlight.cali.org/2012/01/24/the-enhanced-book/ 

Brooke Stokke, Westlaw

Damian Burns, Lexis
Jeremy York, Project Librarian, HathiTrust 
Suggested Readings:
HathiTrust: The Elephant in the Library (relatively short overview)

HathiTrust: A Research Library at Web Scale (more in-depth look at HathiTrust)

Bibliographic Indeterminacy and the Scale of Problems and Opportunities of "Rights" in Digital Collection Building (detailed look at issues related to copyright determination)
Luncheon & Discussion - Noon–1:00 PM

MichALL Business Meeting -1:00-2:00 PM

Virginia C. Thomas, President, MichALL

Greetings from the AALL Executive Board - 2:00-2:30 PM

Susan J. Lewis, Treasurer - Associate Director for Public Services

American University Washington College of Law, Pence Law Library


Solutions on Self-Help Task Force -2:30-3:00 PM
Linda Rexer, Executive Director, Michigan State Bar Foundation, SOS Task Force Co-Chair

Laura Mancini, Director, Oakland County Law Library; SOS Task Force Member


Location: Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, 303 Pearl Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504-5353 - http://www.fordlibrarymuseum.gov/ (directions on website)


Registration: $30 Regular Members & Guests /$10 Students. R.S.V.P. by Monday, May 14th – Attendees are encouraged to pay in advance to MichALL- 29488 Woodward Ave., # 440, Royal Oak, MI 48073 or RSVP Kineret Gable at kineretgable@gmail.com.

Due to federal regulations, money cannot be accepted at the museum.


Hotel:  Holiday Inn, Grand Rapids Downtown. 310 Pearl Street NW., Grand Rapids  Michigan,  49504.  Reserve under MichALL at $115 for the nights of 5/17 and 5/18 at 616-235-7611. Group code is EG7. Reservation deadline 4/26. 


Questions?  yolandajones@wayne.edu or 313-577-6175