February 2021 Business Meeting

The CALL Meetings Committee presents:

Click on the link to register: https://chicagolawlib.z2systems.com/np/clients/chicagolawlib/event.jsp?event=55&

February 2021 Business Meeting
Meeting Date: Thursday, February 18, 2021
Location: Zoom (https://zoom.us/j/99985844721?pwd=QVYrcXZuY0xsUm5Sc1F4WW1aRTkydz09)
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. (Please stay on Zoom after the meeting to network and catch up with CALL friends)
Cost: free

Speaker: Robert Ambrogi is a lawyer and legal journalist who has been writing and speaking about legal technology, legal practice and legal ethics for more than two decades. He writes the award-winning blog LawSites, is a columnist for Above the Law, and hosts the podcast about innovation in law, LawNext. He also serves as publisher and editor-in-chief of LexBlog.com. CALL is pleased to welcome Bob to speak with our community about the Essential Role of the Law Librarian.

Community Service: To celebrate Black History Month in February, the Community Service Committee is encouraging CALL members to consider donating to the DuSable Museum of African American History.  The museum, located in Chicago’s Washington Park neighborhood, aims “to promote understanding and inspire appreciation of the achievements, contributions, and experiences of African Americans through exhibits, programs, and activities that illustrate African and African American history, culture and art.”  Online donations in support of the museum may be made here.

Door Prizes: Two gift cards will be raffled during the meeting courtesy of LexisNexis. Check out their InfoPro for news and tips for librarians.

Registration ends February 16th.

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CALL Media Club – first meeting

We are planning our first CALL Media Club discussion for the Little Paris Bookshop on Thursday, January 28, 2021 @12-1 pm.

Please use this link to log into the meeting: https://zoom.us/j/99985844721?pwd=QVYrcXZuY0xsUm5Sc1F4WW1aRTkydz09

Contact the Meetings Committee for questions.

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CALL Bulletin Issue 257

The Fall Issue of the CALL Bulletin is finally published! In this issue, we have a special feature on how several of the CALL institutions and librarians have handled the pandemic while continuing to provide services for their patrons. We also say hello to new member Ariel Scotese, highlight some of our members accomplishments, and introduce the 2021-2022 nominees for the Executive Board.

Enjoy and happy holidays to everyone from the Bulletin!

Permanent link to this article: http://chicagolawlib.org/blog/2020/12/16/call-bulletin-issue-257/

Virtual Trivia Night

CALL invites you to a Virtual Trivia Night! Join us December 17 for a night of trivia fun.

Date: Thursday, December 17, 2020

Time: Virtual room opens at 5:30pm – Trivia starts at 6pm

Where: Via Online Link (Trivia hosts will send link and answer sheets after you RSVP to Carrie)

How Virtual Trivia Night works:

Enter as a team or individually and you will be assigned a team. There is no maximum number of players per team. Please do not forward the invite.  RSVP to carrie.port@skadden.com by Tuesday December 15 at noon to get virtual link and answer sheet for the trivia.

**Trivia will be provided by professional hosts Zach and Jill. The trivia game consists of a combination of question/answer rounds, picture rounds, and a bonus round. Each round is also put to music that provides hints to the answers. Teams can chat privately using the answer sheet, text messaging, private chat in the zoom, or the messaging application of their choice.**

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