Here's another reminder that the CALL/ACBD 2005 Conference - in
St. John's, NL this May - is not JUST for law librarians!  Many non-law
colleagues in the Atlantic region will find the programme interesting.

Melinda Renner
Public Rels. Chair, CALL/ACBD

Please excuse any duplicative  postings.

Posted on behalf of the 2005 Conference Programme Committee.

M. Renner,
CALL/ACBD Public Relations Chair

Special Interest Group and Committee Programmes – CALL/ACBD

CALL/ACBD’s SIGs and Committees have a long history of producing
interesting and educational programmes for fellow members at the annual
conference. This year will be no different! SIG and Committee programmes
in St. John’s are as follows:

Monday, May 16, 2005

10:30-11:30 a.m.
Academic SIG: “Experiences with Chat Reference in the Legal Context”
Speakers: Tracey Thompson, Executive Director, New England Law Library
Consortium; Katherine Arbuckle, Law Librarian, University of Alberta

3:45-5:15 p.m.
Courthouse and Law Society Libraries; Attorney General and Justice
Libraries SIGs: “E-Filing in Action: electronic access to court records and
Speakers: Mr. Justice Bradley Granger, Superior Court of Justice, Southwest
Region (Ontario); Peter Jacobsen, Chair, Freedom of Expression Committee,
Canadian Bar Association; Catherine LaForce, Director, Information
Management and Strategic Planning, Supreme Court of Canada

Tuesday, May 17, 2005

2:00 –3:00 p.m.
Electronic Information SIG: “Business Records Classification – Developing
a Taxonomy for Information Management”
Speaker: Frances McManus, Director- Corporate Development, Manulife

3:30-4:30 p.m.

Private Law Libraries SIG: “Negotiating for Law Librarians”
Speaker: Dennis Mahoney, Partner, McInnes Cooper, St. John’s

Committee to Promote Research: “Surveying Library Users to Support
Decision Making”
Speaker: Dr. Elaine Toms, Assistant Professor and CRC in Business
Administration, Dalhousie University

See you in St. John’s
Programme Committee