Panel Discussion: Managing Budgets in an Age of Austerity, Wed. April 13, 2011

The Relations with Information Vendors and the Continuing Education Committees invite you to a panel discussion Managing Budgets in an Age of Austerity, on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the America Bar Association, 321 N. Clark Street. Topics to be discussed:  Cancelling “core” titles; when and how to walk away from vendor negotiations; and providing services with reduced staff.  There will be opportunities tor questions and input from attendees on how your organization handles similar situations.


  • June Liebert, John Marshall Law School
  • Deborah Rusin, Latham & Watkins
  • Jean Wenger, Cook County Law Library

The cost of the event is $10, payable at the door.  All checks should be made payable to CALL.  The event is limited to 50 attendees and the CALL No-Show and No Walk-in policy is in effect.  Preregistration required and can be completed at  Each attendee must register.  Registration deadline is April 9, 2011. Please allow extra time for building security check-in.


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Spring 2011 CALL Bulletin Published

The Spring 2011 Call Bulletin is now published. You can access the Bulletin at

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Registration open for the February CALL/SLA Business Meeting

(updated Jan. 28, 2011- changes in red) The February Business Meeting will be Thursday, February 17 at Petterino’s, 150 N. Dearborn. John Barron, Publisher & former Editor-in-Chief, Chicago Sun-Times, will discuss how the newspaper industry is dealing with the switch from print to digital. The CALL Community Services Committee will be hosting a food drive to benefit the Greater Chicago Food Depository. Note: the registration deadline is now February 13, 2011. For additional information and a link to the registration form please see the CALL Calendar.

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Brown Bag Discussion: Helping Summer Associates Succeed, Tues. Feb. 22

The Continuing Education Committee invites you to a panel discussion brown bag entitled Helping Summer Associates Succeed: The Search For Mr. Righton Miller on Tuesday, February 22, 2011
from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at the American Bar Association, 321 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois.

Bring your lunch (sodas will be provided) and join your fellow law librarians, plus a distinguished panel of practicing attorneys and librarians, in a lively discussion on what it takes to help summer associates succeed in the changing law firm and library environment. You will hear ideas from both panel and audience members that you can apply to make the summer associates’ law firm library experience memorable and help to prepare them for full-time law practice.

The cost for this event is $5.00 and is payable at the time of the event. All checks should be made payable to CALL. The event is limited to 50 attendees and the CALL No-Show and No Walk-In
will be in effect. Preregistration is required at Registration ends on February 18, 2011.

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