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Welcome SLA Legal Community Leaders & Any Embedded Librarians Out There?

  • 1.  Welcome SLA Legal Community Leaders & Any Embedded Librarians Out There?

    Posted 01-13-2023 18:35
    Happy New Year to all SLA Legal Community Members!  Just wanted to reach out and share the results of our community board election!

    Please join me in welcoming Sue Mecklam and Karen Rutherford as President-Elect and Secretary respectively!  Also, Leanne Common has agreed to serve as our Webmaster / Social Media / Awards & Grants Coordinator and Bria O'Brien is continuing in the New Member Coordinator role.

    Speaking of Bria, she recently proposed a great idea for a webinar on embedded librarianship sometime this spring.  While she has some solid experience in this area, she would love to partner another info pro who has been an embedded librarian in a law firm.  Please reach out to her directly if you have any interest or know of someone else who might. Her email is

    Since we're talking about programming, I'm happy to share that we're working on some exciting sessions and events during the join SLA / MLA Conference in May. The next round of submissions is for Posters and Lightning Talks. I believe folks can submit directly for either but if you have ideas for lightening talks, let me know and I can review with the board.  Click here for more details about the process.

    Hope everyone has a great weekend!

    Jill Strand
    Director, Research & Knowledge Services
    Fish & Richardson P.C.