VALL/VASLA 2011 Spring Meeting

The joint Spring meeting was hosted by Regent University Law Library in Virginia Beach and was attended by about 25 members of both associations.

VALL President Anthony Ikwueme, VASLA President Heather Enderle and Jeffrey A. Brauch, dean and professor at Regent University School of Law, all had an opportunity to welcome attendees.

The program started with VALL's own Sally Wambold from the University of Richmond Law Library who presented A Sampler of Preservation Tools.

This was followed by Carl Childs from the Library of Virginia who spoke on Digital Preservation Efforts at the Library of Virginia.

During a break, attendees were taken on a tour of the Regent University Law Library. Renovations to the library had been completed in August of 2009.

After lunch which was sponsored by West, the program continued with John Glover, from Virginia Commonwealth University who presented Smartphone, iPads, Netbooks and Social Networking.

Melissa Christakos and Ryan Claringbole from the Chesapeak Public Library System presented Craft & Cache: Carefree Cloud Computing.

The day concluded with the VALL Business Meeting where VALLers bid farewell to outgoing President Anthony Ikwueme and welcomed incoming president, Michele Gernhardt.

VALL President Anthony Ikwueme

Incoming president, Michele Gernhardt thanking outgoing president, Anthony Ikwueme

Part of the VALL Board: L-R: Gregory Stoner, Michele Gernhardt, Suzanne Corriell, Anthony Ikwueme, David Knight.

VALL members enjoying the Spring sunshine in the atrium

John Glover from VCU speaking about Smartphones,
new technologies and social networking

Ryan Claringbole from Chesapeake Public Library System

Attendees learning lots of new things from the presenters!

Anthony Ikwueme socializing with VALLers

Regent Law Library's Nikki Powell and Teresa Parker-Bellamy

Fred Dingledy from William & Mary's Law Library

Donna Bausch and David Knight from the Norfolk Law Library

Many thanks to Bill Magee who took the photos and to Donna Bausch for coordinating the effort.

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