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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.
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Posted on behalf of the 2005 Conference Programme Committee. 

M. Renner,
CALL/ACBD Public Relations Chair

Special Interest Group and Committee Programmes – CALL/ACBD 2005

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 privacy”
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