From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries Blog

Thomas Walker – VALL Membership Spotlight

Name: Thomas Walker Organization: Liberty University School of Law – Ehrhorn Law Library Title: Associate Librarian for Collection Management How did you become interested in law librarianship? I was a music librarian that got involved with scholarly communication and institutional repositories, that led to learning about copyright, which led to me becoming more active on copyright committees in my...
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William & Mary Online Conference Dedicated to Excellence in Teaching LR&W online

Missing your LR&W colleagues from across the country? Wondering how to make your online classes engaging? Want more Zoom sessions in your life? If you answered yes to two out of three, then please join William & Mary as we host an online conference dedicated to excellence in teaching LR&W online. While no law school...
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FALL 2019 VALL Meeting

The Fall 2019 VALL Meeting was a success! We were thankful to have the Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens host our meeting. The first session was on what to look for when reviewing, initiating, or reviewing a contract. Along with how to negotiate the terms of a contract. Stinson Mundy from Linden Legal Strategies led this...
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Franklin Runge

Franklin Runge – VALL Membership Spotlight

Name: Franklin L. Runge Organization: Washington & Lee University, School of Law Title: Head of User Services How did you become interested in law librarianship? When I was in practice, my firm’s offices were located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts. Instead of working in my office, I would head over to the law library that was attached to...
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New Members

Welcome to the following new members: Julie Beamer – Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Gabrielle Dennis – Thomson Reuters Allison Gifford - Alexandria Law Library Isaac Needell – Norfolk Law Library Leslie Street – William & Mary Law School
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Proposed changes to the Bylaws

VALL Voting Members , At the recent Executive Board meeting, two updates to the Bylaws were proposed to address changes to our organizational structure and operational processes. In accordance with the VALL constitution, members are being notified of these proposed changes in advance of the next meeting (October 25, 2019). Article I, Sec. 5 Current language: Section 5: Suspension...
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