Mentorship and Leadership CALL Page

Hello CALL,

The Mentorship and Leadership Development Committee (MDLC) has launched a new page on the CALL website. Please check it out and let us know what you think.

This page features the Mentorship and Networking Interest Form (please fill out if interested!) As well as a calendar of upcoming events and publishing opportunities. Be sure to apply for grants for these!

I would like to thank Lyonette Louis-Jacques, Sarah Andeen and Debbie Ginsberg for all of their hard work on this page. We hope it will be a nice benefit for our members.

Please reach out with any questions or suggestions.


Lindsey Carpino
MDLC Chair

Digital Resource Analyst

One South Dearborn
Chicago, IL 60603
+1 312 456 5318

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Continuing Education Committee Sponsors Corporate Securities Law Webinar on Thursday November 15th

The CALL Continuing Education Committee presents

An Introduction to Securities and Corporate Law Research

What: The presenters intend to briefly review the main sources of corporate/securities law and what one can expect to locate through freely-available websites. In addition the presenters will review attorneys’ most frequent requests and some of the free and paid resources for locating that information.  Time will be allotted for questions and answers at the end of the program.When: Thursday, November 15th at 12:00-12:45 pm

Where: Via webinar (information on webinar access will be provided prior to the program)

Cost: Free

Presenters: Simone Srinivasan and Tom Keefe

Audience: This webinar is intended for law librarians and information professionals who may get the occasional question involving corporations or securities law or who may want a refresher on sources and techniques used to answer questions about corporations, SEC filings, or securities laws and regulations.

Registration Link:

Please note that CALL’s no-show policy will apply for this event.
CALL No Show and No Walk in Policies for Business Meetings

Registration ends November 13.

For more information, please contact Tom Keefe or Julie Pabarja.

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November Community Service

For our November 8th business meeting, CALL’s Community Service Committee will collect donations to benefit Chicago’s A Safe Haven,​, which offers veterans housing based on individual need, assessment, and eligibility, and supportive services. The goal of A Safe Haven is “to achieve successful reintegration into the community, sustainable self-sufficiency and permanent independent affordable housing, with pride and purpose restored.”

If you would like to make a monetary contribution, please plan to bring something extra to drop into our donation canisters at next week’s meeting. You also can make a monetary contribution online at If you contribute online, please fill out the “notify someone about your contribution” section of the form so we can track donations and enter the following contact information:

Nan Norton
Loyola University Chicago
School of Law
25 East Pearson
Chicago, Illinois 60611

If you prefer to make an in-kind donation, we are collecting the the following items at the November 8th meeting.

Linens: Pillowcases (white), Twin sheets (white), Twin fitted sheets (white), Towels (white), Washcloths (white)

Toiletries: Shampoo, Conditioner, Soap/Body wash, Lotion, Razors, Feminine products, Shaving cream (men), Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Deodorant

Baby items: Bottles, Formula, Diapers, Baby wipes, Baby shampoo/wash, Crib sheets (white)

Clothing (all must be new with tags in order to be accepted): Dress shoes (men and women), Interview-wear, Socks, Underwear, Seasonal clothing (i.e. hats, gloves, scarves for winter)

See A Safe Haven’s website for a full list of needed items,

Thank you!

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November CALL Business Meeting

Registration for the  November CALL Business Meeting is now open: Registration will remain open until 12:00 Noon on October 31, 2018.


Meeting Date: November 8, 2018

Location: The Berghoff – 17 West Adams St, Chicago, IL 60603

Time: Registration & Networking starts at 11:30, lunch begins at 12:00 Noon

Cost: $25.00



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