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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:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 Speakers:
 
 
 

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)
http://www.hathitrust.org/documents/HathiTrust-LI-201201.pdf

HathiTrust: A Research Library at Web Scale (more in-depth look at HathiTrust)
http://www.hathitrust.org/documents/christenson-lrts-201104.pdf

Bibliographic Indeterminacy and the Scale of Problems and Opportunities of "Rights" in Digital Collection Building (detailed look at issues related to copyright determination)
http://www.clir.org/pubs/ruminations/01wilkin/wilkin.html
 
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


GENERAL CONFERENCE INFORMATION
 

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