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November Meeting: Practical Legal Research

Edmonton Law Libraries Association
Monday November 16th, 2015
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Barrister’s Lounge, 2nd Floor, Law Courts Building South
1A Sir Winston Churchill Square

Guest Speaker:           The Honourable Justice J.E.Côté

Topic:                          Practical Legal Research

Justice Côté will be discussing his paper on legal research, co-written with D.J. MacGregor. The article was included in the Alberta Law Review special issue: Alberta Court of Appeal 100th Anniversary. It discusses a balanced approach to research as well resources that may be overlooked. The Alberta Law Review is available through HeinOnline which is accessible through the Alberta Law Libraries if you have a card. The citation for the article is 52 Alberta L. Rev. 14.

We think this session is ideal to share with the articling students in our organizations. Please forward this invitation to any of your students who might be interested.

Please Note: Space is limited. We will only be able to have 45 participants attend this session, so please RSVP early to save a spot.

Lunch will be provided | $10 Members, $15 Non-Members
Please R.S.V.P. to secretary@edmontonlawlibraries.ca by Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Reminders:
If you have not renewed your membership you can register on the online membership form. Once registered, you can provide payment to the Secretary-Treasurer, Jane Symons, either in person at the meeting or by mail to the address below. Cheques can be made payable to Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

ELLA Directory – we plan to update the directory on the ELLA website at the end of November. Only members who have paid their fees for the 2015-16 year will be included.

Annual General Meeting and Election

Edmonton Law Libraries Association – Annual General Meeting and Election

 

Location: Barrister’s Lounge, Law Courts Building

Date: Wednesday June 24, 2015

Time: 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

 Complimentary lunch will be provided.

Please R.S.V.P. to smireau (at) fieldlaw (dot) com by Tuesday, June 23, 2015.

 

If you have anything to add to the agenda, please let Shaunna know.

It is Election time in our business cycle.  If you are interested in taking a leadership role to shape the future programming of the association you are welcome! The following ELLA members have agreed to let their names stand for Executive positions. A call for additional nominations will be made at the meeting.

Chair – Megan Siu
Secretary-Treasurer – Jane Symons

Ana San Miguel has accepted appointment as ELLA’s Member-at-Large.
The appointment of a Webmaster will be made by the incoming executive.

 

 

October Business Meeting

You are invited to the Edmonton Law Libraries Association’s first autumn meeting!

 Wednesday, October 15th | 12-1 pm

Barristers Lounge, 2nd Floor, Law Courts Building South, 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square

Business will include:
Technology / ELLA website:  ideas for improving communicate among our membership
Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation and ELLA
Headstart news and discussion

If you have an item to add to the agenda, please contact a member of the ELLA Executive

Lunch will be provided | $10 Members, $15 Non-Members

If you are planning to attend, please RSVP to secretary (at) edmontonlawlibraries.ca
by Friday, October 10th

With the arrival of a new fiscal year comes the renewal of association memberships. Be sure to renew your membership with the association’s online membership form!

Submit the online form,  then provide payment to the Secretary-Treasurer, Christine Watson, either in person at the meeting or by mail to the address given at the membership form page.  Make cheques payable to Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

Call to 2014 AGM

You are invited to the Edmonton Law Libraries Association’s Annual General Meeting!

Thursday, June 26th | 12-2 pm
Hundred Bar Kitchen
10009 – 101 A Ave

Come and mingle with others in the law library community while enjoying an innovative dining experience in Edmonton’s downtown core!

The meeting agenda is attached. Please let me know if you would like to add an item to the agenda. View agenda (pdf)

Lunch is a set menu including starter, main course, dessert and soft drink/tea/coffee | Cost is $25 View menu (pdf)

If attending, please RSVP to secretary (at) edmontonlawlibraries.ca by Tuesday, June 24th 

October Meeting: Open Government

You are invited to the Edmonton Law Libraries Association’s October meeting!

Thursday, October 24th | 12-1 pm Barristers Lounge, 2nd Floor, Law Courts Building South, 1A Sir Winston Churchill Square

This meeting will be a presentation about Alberta’s Open Government initiative with  Mark Diner, Chief Advisor, Open Government and Transparency, Service Alberta.

Candidates for Secretry-Treasurer will also be introduced. Nominations for this position are welcome up to 4 pm on October 23, 2013.

Please RSVP to chair@edmontonlawlibraries.ca by Monday, October 21st.
Lunch will be provided: $10 for members, $15 for non-members

A reminder that association memberships are due. Be sure to renew your membership with the association’s brand new online membership form! Bring a cash or cheque payment (made out to Edmonton Law Libraries Association) to the business meeting or mail your cheque payments to the ELLA P.O. Box (please see the Membership Form page for mailing address).