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Inspired by the AALL White Paper “Defining ROI: Law Library Best Practices,” SCALL’s Fall Meeting 2017 will present a panel of respected law library directors to discuss return on investment (ROI) and what it means in various law library environments. Our panelists will share their views on measuring and demonstrating the value that their libraries provide, including their challenges and successes.
Our panelists are: Pauline Aranas, USC; Martin Korn, Sheppard Mullin; and Sandi Levin, LA Law Library.
Date: Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Asa V. Call Law Library, USC Gould School of Law
699 Exposition Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90089
The law library entrance is on the second floor of the law school.
See USC walking map for the location of the law school, metro, and parking.
Parking is available at the McCarthy Parking Structure for $12. Expo Line drops off right behind the law school
Attendees must register and pay online by the deadline. We are streamlining administration of RSVPs and food expenses at SCALL Program Committee events. We no longer accept onsite payments.
|Dinner from LEMONADE, a “Modern Marketplace serving a colorful bounty of Seasonal California Comfort Food”|
Congratulations to this year’s SCALL award winners. SCALL members have benefited throughout the years from the indelible and lasting contributions of this year’s award winners and are lucky to call them colleagues and friends. A big thanks to the Awards Committee (Jennifer Berman, Jim Senter, and Larry Meyer) for their work recognizing this wonderful group of candidates.
The Library School Liaison Committee announced the recipients of the 2017 SCALL Scholarships. The recipients are:
Members of the Library School Liaison Committee put much time and effort into the scholarship process and are very pleased to see talented and ambitious MLIS candidates interested in law librarianship as a career. Congratulations to the 2017 SCALL Scholarship recipients!
Jean P. O’Grady is currently Sr. Director of Information, Research & Knowledge at DLA Piper US, LLP. Jean also serves as Co-Chair of the ABA’s Law Practice Management Knowledge Strategy Committee and is the AALL Executive Board Member Elect, July 2017-2020. She has over 30 years of experience developing strategic information initiatives for large law firms. She is a frequent author and speaker on the transformation of libraries and information centers, digital contract licensing, knowledge management, and the legal publishing industry. In 2011 she launched the “Dewey B Strategic” blog, which focuses on promoting awareness of the strategic importance of librarians, libraries and knowledge managers to the organizations they support.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Social Networking: 6:00 p.m.
Speaker: 7:00 p.m.
McDermott Will & Emery (check in at security desk in lobby)
2049 Century Park East, Los Angeles, CA 90067-3218
Pay to park at the firm or find cheaper parking at Westfield Century City ($1/hour, up to 3 hours).
Mail your check or bring it to the meeting.
Checks payable to SCALL.
If mailing your check, send to:
UCLA Law Library
385 Charles E. Young Drive East
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1458
Food from Clementine
Assorted Sandwiches and Salad
Cookies and Brownies
Cost: $25.00 / Students $12.00
The SCALL Scholarship rewards current library school students living in Southern California who hold promise of future involvement in the law library profession. The amount of each scholarship and the number of awards granted each year may vary depending on current funding of the scholarship committee. Past scholarships have included awards of up to $1,200. Applications and supporting materials must be received by Friday, March 17, 2017. Download the SCALL Scholarship 2017 application.
Early registration has been extended until this Friday, Feb. 10th. Go directly to the Registration page now to secure your spot.
The Horton Grand Hotel has generously offered to honor the SCALL discount, based on availability. Please call the hotel to book your room and ask for the SCALL rate ($169 traditional, $179/fireplace, $189/two bed), 619-544-1886 or 800-542-1886.
This announcement courtesy of Ramon Barajas, SCALL Vice-President, 2016-2017
It’s finally a sunny day in Southern California! If the rains have distracted you lately, you’re not the only one. So we’re extending the deadline to apply for a grant for the 2017 SCALL Institute. If you’re interested in attending but still undecided due to financial considerations, apply for a grant by Thursday, 1/26 (5pm). The early bird registration deadline is February 2nd.
The Grants Committee will consider all applications. Please know that all grant recipients will be expected to write an article for the SCALL Newsletter related to their attendance at the Institute (e.g., summary and highlights of a program session, experience as a first-time attendee). If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact Cindy Guyer.
Rainy Days and Mondays by the Carpenters
(as altered for SCALL Institute purposes)
Talkin’ to myself and feelin’ old (I’ve been doing these SCALL Institute emails for a long time)
Sometimes I’d like to quit (not really, I love making these SCALL Institute announcements)
Nothin’ ever seems to fit (that because of all the holiday goodies)
Hangin’ around (until March 3, 2017)
Nothin’ to do but frown (I see many of you haven’t registered yet)
Rainy days and Mondays always get me down (unless you plan on being at the SCALL Institute in San Diego)
What I’ve got they used to call the blues (we really would like for you to attend)
Nothin’ is really wrong (if I will see you in San Diego)
Feelin’ like I don’t belong (don’t really know what to say here)
Walkin’ around (I heard San Diego is the bomb)
Some kind of lonely clown (yes, Jessica Wimer will be there…just kidding…love ya Jessica!)
Rainy days and Mondays always get me down (Register for the SCALL Institute so I stop with being so sappy. The Carpenters always do that to me.)
Sniff…sob…check out all the information you need on the upcoming SCALL Institute!
The 45th Annual SCALL Institute will take place March 3-4, 2017 at the Grand Horton Hotel in San Diego.
The hotel is now taking reservations for the Institute. The hotel deadline is February 2, 2017.
Online registration for the 45th Annual SCALL Institute is now open!
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