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Mar 6, 2009
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Save the Date-March 24-Teaching Across Generations Event

Teaching Across Generations Event

March 24, 2009

12:00-1:00PM at Reed Smith Philadelphia and Pittsburgh and via WebEx.

Lunch will be provided at Live locations.

In the workplace of the 21st Century, employees from three or sometimes four different generations work side-by-side to accomplish the goals of their organizations. There are dozens of new ways to procure information, and it is necessary for end-users to learn new research skills.  As an Information Professional, how can one teach new skills effectively to such a diverse audience?

Please Join Us As We Explore This Issue!

Teaching Across Generations

Presented by:

Dianne L. Chambers, MLS

Librarian Relations Consultant

LexisNexis(r)

and

Gayle Lynn-Nelson, JD, MLS

Librarian Relations Consultant

LexisNexis(r)

This seminar will focus on:

Identifying Characteristics of Each Generation Adult Learning Styles Methods for Teaching Adult Learners

We look forward to revealing useful ways to enhance your teaching/training experience!

Please contact to confirm by March 19:

F. Scott DeMaris/ Senior Research Librarian

fdemaris@reedsmith.com

ReedSmith LLP

2400 One Liberty Place

1650 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Phone: 215.851.1413 Fax: 215.851.1420

Feb 10, 2009
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Save the Date:Beyond ROI Part 2-Time/Cost/Quality Tradeoffs for Cost Justification of Information Services

Registration is now open for our Continuing Education Program on March 5, 2009 in Philadelphia, PA.

Thursday, March 5th, 2009, 5:30 – 8:00 pm.

Beyond ROI Part 2—

Time/Cost/Quality Tradeoffs for Cost Justification of Information Services

Librarians must learn how to understand the business environment and assess the value that information expenditures bring to those who pay for them. This workshop provides practical "how-to" techniques using time/cost/quality tradeoffs necessary to present an effective budget that goes beyond mere numbers in justifying your information services. The session will also include interactive exercises.  

This is part two in a Quantum series called: Justifying the Value of Information Services.   

Presenter: Betty Jo Hibberd, Quantum, Dialog,

http://quantum.dialog.com/team/hibberd_bettyjo/

Date: March 5, 2009

Time: 5:00 – 5:30 Registration

5:30 – 8:00 pm session — includes dinner (gourmet sandwiches, salad, dessert, beverages).

Location: ReedSmith LLP, 2400 One Liberty Place, 1650 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA. in the Café, Floor 23.

*******Please bring a picture ID for building security.******* 

Free WEBEX of this session will also be available (thanks to our friends at GPLLA and ReedSmith!).

Please register to be emailed the link. 

Parking: Prices for parking nearby from 5PM to 8:30PM range from $10 and up. Here is

a website that compares locations and prices in the area:

http://philly.bestparking.com

1700 Market Garage is $10.00 according to the map.  

Registration Deadline: Monday, March 2, 2009.

Those not canceling on or before the deadline will be expected to pay the registration fee.

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Defining the Value of Information: Beyond ROI Part 2 –Time, Cost, Quality Tradeoffs for Cost Justification of Information Services; March 5, 2009; ReedSmith, 2400 One Liberty Place, 1650 Market St.; In Cafe on 23rd Floor, Phila, PA

DEADLINE FOR RESERVATIONS: Monday, March 2, 2009

Please make checks out to SLA, Phila. Chapter and send reservations to:

Ms. Karen Krasznavolgyi

270 Green Lane

Newark, DE 19711

karen.krasznavolgyi@jefferson.edu

 

Or, for payment at the door, send email to: karen.krasznavolgyi@jefferson.edu

 

Questions? Call: Karen Krasznavolgyi at 215-503-2826

 

 

Name:___________________________________________________

Organization:_____________________________________________

Phone:______________________________

Email:___________________________________________________

Membership Organization (SLA, MLA, GPLLA): ____________ (If other, please indicate your member affiliation)

____I will attend the session "live" and pay the amount indicated below.

____I will attend this session virtually via Webex. I understand that I must register to gain access to the link/login to this free session.

Payment:

Member (SLA, MLA, GPLLA@ $15.______ Student/Retired/Between Jobs @ $10.00 _______ Nonmember @ $25 ______

 

_______ I am mailing my check in the amount of $__________

_______ I will pay at the door in the amount of $__________ (payment by check is preferred)

 

Karen Krasznavolgyi

Senior Librarian

Scott Memorial Library

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, PA

Karen.Krasznavolgyi@jefferson.edu

T: 215-503-2826

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Last Week

Topic: Administrative/Regulatory Research

 

The final class of a seven-week program to be held at
Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course,
click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Sixth Week

Topic: Secondary Sources plus Electronic Research Internet 

 

The sixth class of a seven-week program to be held at
Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course,
click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Fifth Week

Topic: Electronic Research LexisNexis

 

The fifth class of a seven-week program to be held at
Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course,
click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Fourth Week

Topic: Electronic Research Westlaw 

 

The fourth class of a seven-week program to be held at
Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course,
click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Third Week

Topic: Pennsylvania Research 

 

The third class of a seven-week program to be held at Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course, click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, Second Week

Topic: Statutory Research

 

The second class of a seven-week program to be held at Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course, click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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Legal Research Course, First Week

Topic: Introduction to Legal Research, Case Law Research & Reporters

 

The first class of a seven-week program to be held at Jenkins Law Library, 833 Chestnut Street, 12th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107. 

 

For more information about the GPLLA Legal Research Course, click here.

Jan 28, 2009
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GPLLA Legal Research Course to Begin 2/25/09

The GPLLA board is once again pleased to announce the details for its basic legal research class this Spring, starting on February 25, 2009 and continuing for six additional weeks until April 8, 2009. The class will meet at Jenkins Law Library, every Wednesday evening, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. during this period. The schedule and topics covered for the course is as follows:

Date & Topic:

 

2/25/09, Wednesday: Introduction to Legal Research, Case Law Research & Reporters



3/4/09, Wednesday: Statutory Research




3/11/09, Wednesday, Pennsylvania Research




3/18/09, Wednesday: Electronic Research Westlaw

3/25/09, Wednesday: Electronic Research LexisNexis



4/1/09, Wednesday, Secondary Sources plus Electronic Research Internet




4/8/09, Wednesday: Administrative/Regulatory Research


Courses will be taught by fellow GPLLA members from firm and academic libraries. Vendor representatives will aslo teach their respective sessions. For 2009, the instructors include: Edwin Greenlee (Univ. of Pennsylvania); Robert Ey (WolfBlock, LLP); Monica Almendarez (WolfBlock, LLP); Nikki Shenk (Westlaw); Dianne Chambers (LexisNexis); Eric T. Gilson (Rutgers-Camden); A. Hayes Buter (Rutgers-Camden); John Joergensen (Rutgers-Camden); and Michael Barton (Univ. of Pennsylvania).


Given the breadth of the program, the expertise of the instructors, the included materials, and the outstanding facilities available at Jenkins, we believe this course to be a great value to the broader legal community.


The cost for the course is $225.00 and includes the text, Legal Research in a Nutshell. Enrollment is limited to 20 persons. Thanks to the generous sponsorship of Westlaw and Lexis, we are able to continue to offer the course at the 2007-2008 price.


If you are interested in enrolling in the course, know of someone who might be interested, or just want to find out more information, please do not hesitate to contact Kristen Rook at the address below. Copies of the course syllabus and instructor biographies are available upon request and will also be posted on the GPLLA website.


Applicants interested in holding a place in the course should send a check in the amount of $225.00, made payable to "GPLLA", to the address below.

We look forward to seeing you on Wednesday, February 25, 2009!

 

Kristen Rook

Research Librarian

Stradley Ronon Stevens & Young, LLP

2005 Market Street, Ste. 2600

Philadelphia, PA 19103

215-564-8610

krook@stradley.com

 

And a special thank you to Kristen Rook for organizing this course. Excellent job Kristen, as always.