Vable promotional video from 2/16/17 CALL meeting

CALL thanks our sponsor Vable for their generous support of our February Business meeting.  For members who could not be present and those who would like more information, Vable’s promotional video, shown at the meeting, is available below.  You can also visit

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February 16 2017 Business Meeting

Registration for the February 16 2017 CALL meeting is now open and can be completed at

Date: Thursday February 16 2017

159 West Erie Street
Chicago IL 60654

Cost: $25.00

Registration begins at 11:30
Lunch begins at 12:00 Noon

About the Speaker
The speaker at this meeting is Ms. Paula Cozzi Goedert.  Ms. Goedert is a partner in the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP.  She represents non-profit organizations and lectures frequently, including on copyright issues.  She will speak on the basics of copyright, especially myths, misconceptions and common misunderstandings about copyright.  You can read Ms. Goedert’s full biography at

Menu – Served Family Style
Moroccan Chicken Skewers
Spinach Salad
Main Course
Cedar Planked Salmon
Basil Hayden’s Bourbon Tenderloin Tips
Redskin Mashed Potatoes
Balsamic Roasted Vegetables
Triple Layer Chocolate Cake
Classic NY Style Cheesecake With Mixed Berries

Community Service Project
This meeting, all cash and in-kind donation will be given to the Greater Chicago Food Depository.
Food donations must be: in cans, cartons or bags, non-perishable, in the original container with the original product label, within the “Use by” or “Best if used” dates, free of damage, stains and moisture, standard retail food products (homemade food cannot be accepted)

Items most needed are: canned beans, canned fruit, canned vegetables, canned chili, peanut butter, canned soup, canned stew, canned fish

Meeting Sponsor

This month’s meeting sponsor is Vable.
Vable will be introducing its new streamlined current awareness platform, developed using feedback from the world’s top law firms. The new platform continues to deliver the best in class features whilst simplifying your searching using the very latest in new technologies. With natural language processing surfacing only the most relevant of results, Vable’s platform gives Librarians full control of their content. You can learn more about them at

CALL No Show and No Walk in Policies for Business Meetings

Registration will close at 12:00 Noon on 10 February 2017


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Switching Library Settings: A CALL Continuing Education and Mentorship Collaboration

The Mentorship and Continuing Education Committees are collaborating their efforts for a panel discussion on switching jobs. Recently, a number of CALL members have switched positions, where they have also switched library settings – for example, academic librarians have switched positions and moved to government libraries, firm libraries, and so on. 

Join us for a lively discussion and brownbag lunch, where our panelists will describe their experiences, discuss how they transitioned their skillset, and give advice to other librarians considering making a change.

Where: Jenner & Block (353 N. Clark Street)

When: January 25, 2017 from Noon-1

Sign up here:   (Registration available until 1/24/2017)

Cost: $5 (to be collected at the door)


 ·         Annie Mentkowski, Agency Librarian at United States Railroad Retirement Board

·         Valerie Carullo, Client Success Manager, Government and Courts at Bloomberg BNA

·         JoAnn Hounshell, Technical Services Librarian at Sidley Austin

·         Katie Leonard, Senior Director of Client Engagement at LibSource


 ·         Ben Brighoff, Competitive Intelligence Manager at Jenner & Block

Drinks will be provided.


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The Fall Issue of the CALL Bulletin Is out in PDF!

If you prefer the Bulletin in PDF, we recently released the fall issue in your format of choice! In this issue you’ll find pieces on the importance of transition, tax deductions for law librarians, some final AALL grantee reports, recaps of last May’s and September’s business meetings, and more. We also feature annual reports from our committees. Find the PDF here or browse it online at the Bulletin homepage.




And as ever, we’re looking for your articles and ideas! If you would like to make a submission for the winter issue of the Bulletin, which will commemorate CALL’s 70th anniversary, please do so by Monday, February 6. You can submit to any of the co-editors: Juanita Harrell (, Philip Johnson (, or Scott Vanderlin ( We look forward to hearing from you!

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