Category «American Association of Law Libraries»

Locating Foreign Civil Codes

Lyonette Louis-Jacques expertly guides us with this pathfinder on the research required to comprehensively address the frequently asked foreign and comparative law research question – how do I to find a country’s civil code?. A researcher might not know they need a civil code, but they often do. A civil code is the key to accessing all types of private law for many civil law jurisdictions. Modeled after the Code Napoléon or Code civil des Français (1804), a civil code usually contains laws relating to personal status, contracts, torts, “delict”, “obligations”, real and personal property, inheritance and succession, marriage, divorce, family, parent and child, private international law (conflict of laws/choice of law).

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Comparative/Foreign Law, Government Resources, Legal Research, Online Legal Research Services

About Microaggressions

Professor Ronald E. Wheeler discusses the concepts of microaggressions (including microassaults, microinsults and microinvalidations) specifically against LGBT individuals, and proposes some solutions to preventing microaggressions from occurring within one’s organization.

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Civil Liberties

Seuss Oh the Places Youll Go: Still Rings True Today

Cheryl Niemeier answers the questions many members have following the decision to change the name of the Private Law Libraries-Special Interest Section (PLL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) to the Private Law Librarians & Information Professionals-Special Interest Section (PLLIP-SIS).

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Competitive Intelligence, Law Librarians, Legal Marketing, Library Marketing

Conclusions from the National Inventory of Legal Materials

Hays Butler and Emily Feltren document the process and successful implementation of dynamic, extensive project conducted over the past three years by the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) working with law librarian volunteers around the country to build the first-ever National Inventory of Legal Materials, an inventory of print and electronic legal materials at all levels of government. More than 350 volunteers have added nearly 8,000 legal titles to the inventory so far.

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Features, Law Librarians, Law Library Management, Legal Research, Legal Technology, Libraries & Librarians, Library Software & Technology, Online Legal Research Services, Surveys

Re-Hashing the Hash Tag – Crowd Competition and Community Standards at the #AALL2009 Conference

Roger V. Skalbeck and Meg Kribble describe how the majority of social media activity during the 2009 AALL conference took place on Twitter, and how this technology impacts the profession and the free exchange of information, moving forward.

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Blogs, Communication Skills, Conferencing Software, Features, Legal Technology, Libraries & Librarians, Library Marketing, Library Software & Technology

Extras – AALL Alerts

AALL Alerts What’s Happening at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference, Washington D.C. July 18-22, 1999

If you attended the AALL Conference, and would like to share any information or experiences with our readers, send an e-mail message to Cindy Chick. This page will be continuously updated as we receive information from our roving reporters at AALL.

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Extras

Extras – What’s Happening at the AALL Annual Conference, July 11-15, 1998.

What’s Happening at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Conference, July 11-15, 1998

If you are attending the AALL Conference, and would like to share any information or experiences with our readers, send an e-mail message to Sabrina I. Pacifici. This page will be continuously updated as we receive information from our roving reporters at AALL.

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Extras

Extras – American Association of Law Libraries Convention Alerts

American Association of Law Libraries Annual Convention – Baltimore Convention Alerts!

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Extras
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