UPDATED LOCATION: ELLA Summer Gathering

It’s still summer anyway!!

Our apologies to all, but we’ve had to change the venue for our summer gathering. Please note that we shall gather at the Riverside Bistro in the Courtyard Marriott. The date and time remain the same: Tuesday, July 23, 5 to 7 pm.

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ELLA Summer Gathering

The people have spoken! ELLA’s summer gathering will be held on Tuesday, July 23rd from 5-7 pm at the at Little Brick in Riverdale, a medium walk or a short drive from downtown. We’re excited to see you there!

We also want to let you know that we haven’t forgotten about our AGM!  We didn’t have the time and oomph to hold it in June, so it has been postponed until September.  More details will follow shortly…

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HeadStart 2019…Done!

HeadStart 2019 was successfully held June 14th!

Materials used are available below. Stay tuned for more information on HeadStart 2020!

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HeadStart 2019: Registration is Open!

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The Edmonton Law Libraries Association and the University of Alberta J.A. Weir Law Library are proud to present the 18th Annual HeadStart Program. HeadStart is a legal research workshop for law and library students and new graduates entering the legal workplace. If you want to begin your article term with a research refresher, talk to your firm about attending the workshop.

Topics covered will include:

  • Comprehensive Search Strategies (including: secondary sources, legal databases, and case law)
  • Legislative Research & Legislative Process
  • Practical Strategies for Legal Research from a practicing research lawyer
  • A panel of recent law school grads discussing the role of legal research in their jobs

June 14th, 2019 8:30 am to 5:00pm
University of Alberta, Law Centre 237
$50 + fees, incl. continental breakfast, lunch & coffee

Register Today! Space is limited.
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Registration closes on June 2, 2019.

For more information, please visit the HeadStart Program and HeadStart Announcements webpages on the Edmonton Law Libraries Association website.

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Tour of the Provincial Archives of Alberta

Edmonton Law Libraries Association invites you to a tour of the Provincial Archives of Alberta.

Michael Gourlie, Government Records Archivist, will highlight court and other legal records in the PAA’s holdings and how those records make their way to the PAA.

Monday, May 6, 2019, 1:30-2:30
8555 Roper Road, Edmonton
Provincial Archives of Alberta

Please RSVP to secretary@edmontonlawlibraries.ca by Friday, May 3, 2019
(Limit of 20 participants)

We will carpool from downtown; if you require or can offer a ride, please indicate so when registering with the ELLA Secretary. Thanks!

And don’t worry, there will be more door prizes!

We accept membership applications throughout the year; the dues are the same affordable price that they have always been. Students qualify for free membership.

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