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LLAW - Law Librarians Association of Wisconsin
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Promotes the practice of law librarianship in the state of Wisconsin.
Promotes the practice of law librarianship in the state of Wisconsin.

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Registration is now open for the Nov. 29th LLAW meeting. You won't want to miss hearing about election polling! http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/llaw/programs/index.html

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MARK YOUR CALENDAR: The next LLAW Business Meeting is set for the evening of November 18th at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School. Key points from a report from this American Association of Law Libraries task force will be discussed. Event details to follow.

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Registration is now open for LLAW's 1st Quarterly Meeting and Program

Member News: Much congrats to Jane Moberg and Kris Turner! Jane was selected as one of Wisconsin Law Journal's 2014 Unsung Heroes. And Kris Turner was named the Wisconsin Library Association's 2014 Rising Star.

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Let's go to the MAALL: The Mid-America Association of Law Libraries is inviting LLAW members to join their interactive conference in Chicago in October, at the MAALL member rate! Also, conference coordinators encourage you to submit program proposals. 

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This is a reminder that LLAW is now accepting nominations for its first “Distinguished Service Award.”  The award will recognize “achievement in a particular area of law librarianship, service to LLAW, and/or the legal community, or contributions to the professional literature.”  Further criteria for consideration can include any of the following: 

•  Outstanding leadership in LLAW, at meetings, and in              committee work.
•  Special and notable service to LLAW, such as participation in special projects.
•  Participation in seminars, teaching courses, and public speaking activities.
•  Publication and editorial contributions to professional literature.
•  Innovations at the worksite.
•  Mentoring activities which encourage others in the profession.
•  Extracurricular activities which provide the profession and/or LLAW with commendable publicity and acclaim.
•  Other achievements indicating noteworthy dedication to the profession of law librarianship/information science. 

To nominate a worthy colleague, download the form from http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/llaw/membership/grants.html. The deadline for submissions is March 14th at 4:30 p.m.

Please contact Diane Duffey at dduffey@habush.com for further information and/or to submit your nomination. Also remember that the Wisconsin Law Journal is partnering with us on this award.

Help us to recognize LLAW members for their wonderful contributions and nominate a colleague today!  

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The Fall LLAW Briefs is here. This issue is chock full of information, including members' reports from this summer's conferences!

At last night's business meeting, Bruce Hoesly from the LRB presented on tips and tricks for navigating the Wisconsin Administrative Code online. What was your biggest take-away?

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See this new part-time opening with an application deadline this week!

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Registration is now open for the May 22 joint LLAW/SLA meeting. Judith Gaskell, former U.S. Supreme Court librarian will be speaking! Go here for more details and to register: http://www.aallnet.org/chapter/llaw/programs/index.htm
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