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SCALL’s Holiday party will take place on Thursday, January 12, 2017 at Karl Strauss Brewing Company in Downtown Los Angeles. It is a short walk from the Pershing Square and Metro 7th Street stops! Validated Parking available in the building. Enter on Wilshire just west of Grant. Cost is $28 for Members, and $20 for students. The menu options include:
Beer and wine available for purchase separately.
R.S.V.P. no later than Friday, January 6 – SCALL Holiday Party RSVP Form
Thank you to CEB for its generous sponsorship!
Door prize provided by Bloomberg BNA and giveaways provided by Westlaw and Lexis.
The 45th Annual SCALL Institute will take place March 3-4 at the Grand Horton Hotel in San Diego. The hotel is taking reservations for the Institute.
Back by popular demand, Professor Jessica Levinson from Loyola Law School, an expert in election law and governance, will again join us to discuss election-related topics during our Fall Meeting. Professor Levinson currently serves as the Vice President of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission. She regularly appears on television and radio, including programs aired on NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox News, Fox Business Channel, NPR, KNX and KPFK. She is also frequently quoted in the print media, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press, Los Angeles Times, Sacramento Bee, San Francisco Chronicle and Reuters.
Mark your calendars for the SCALL Fall 2016 Meeting!
Date: Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Time: Social Networking: 6:00 p.m., Dinner: 6:30 p.m., Speaker: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Loyola Law School, Rains Library, Walter J. Lack Reading Room, 919 Albany Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Garage parking available for $9.
UCLA Law Library
385 Charles E. Young Drive East
1106 Law Building
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1458
Questions? Contact the Programs Committee:
The 2017 SCALL Institute will be held on March 3-4, 2017 at the beautiful and historic Horton Grand Hotel in San Diego.
Save the date! Watch this space for more details…
The SCALL Awards Committee is seeking nominations for its three annual service awards:
The Rohan Chapter Service Award: established in 1981 to honor outstanding service to SCALL by a SCALL member. This Award was named in honor of Bill Rohan, a devoted and energetic member of SCALL.
The Vendor Chapter Service Award: established in 1997 to honor a company or company representative who consistently and significantly contributes to SCALL.
The Albert O. Brecht Lifetime Achievement Award: established in 2005 to recognize the contributions of retiring SCALL members to SCALL and to law librarianship. The award was renamed in 2012 to honor Albert O. Brecht, a trailblazer in the field of law librarianship
Nominations should include:
Please submit nominations by June 1st to Jennifer Berman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2016 SCALL Business Meeting takes place Tuesday, June 21, 2016 – 6PM at the Richard H. Chambers United States Court of Appeals Building, 125 S. Grand Ave, Pasadena, CA 91105
Cost to attend the meeting is $25/person and $15 for students.
FREE parking in the lot on Grand between Green and Del Rosa, across from the court. The court is approximately 2 miles from the Del Mar station of the Metro Gold Line.
RSVP by Friday, June 17th. Complete the SCALL 2016 Business Meeting RSVP form and return to Erik Adams via email to email@example.com, or via regular mail to Erik Adams / Sheppard Mullin / 333 S. Hope St. / 43rd Floor / Los Angeles, CA 90071. Checks may be sent by mail or delivered at the door.
Trends in Legal Research with Ravel Law Founder Daniel Lewis
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Date: Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Time: Social Networking: 6:00 p.m.; Dinner: 6:30 p.m.; Speaker: 7:00 p.m.
Location: Bullocks Wilshire Building, 3050 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010
Parking is available for the reduced rate of $5, but carpooling is greatly encouraged
The Wilshire/Vermont Station on the Red and Purple Line is located close to the law school.
Dinner will be gourmet sandwiches, classic salads, drinks and homemade baked goods.
Cost: $25.00 per person
Print and complete the SCALL Spring 2016 Meeting RSVP form by Thursday, April 7, 2016
Email this completed form to Erik Adams at firstname.lastname@example.org
Mail your check or bring it to the meeting.
Checks payable to SCALL
If mailing your check, send to:
Erik Y. Adams
333 S. Hope St., 43rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Registration for the AALL Annual Meeting is now open! Which means July is just around the corner. This year’s theme is Make It New – Create the Future. What’s your future look like? Are you a newer librarian looking for guidance? Are you a seasoned librarian in need of inspiration? Do you want to learn about your profession in the great city of Chicago? If you’re interested in attending, but have financial constraints, please consider applying for a SCALL grant. 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 Annual Meeting (e.g., summary of a program session, experience as a first-time attendee, review of a new vendor product). The grant application is available on SCALL’s website and via http://scallnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/scallgrant2016.pdf
To ensure plenty of time to register with the early bird rate, we’re requesting all grant applications for the Annual Meeting be submitted to Cindy Guyer by March 25th.