Category: AALL Annual

Cool Tools 2018 Spotlight: Powernotes

In this video, Cindy Bassett, Electronic Services Librarian at the University of Missouri School of Law, demonstrates Powernotes, a paid browser extension that helps researchers to collect sources and citations from multiple websites.  Powernotes is a great tool to create outlines or

Volunteers Needed – Cool Tools Cafe 2019

As the AALL Annual Meeting approaches, we are still looking for presenters for this year’s edition of Cool Tools Café!  Cool Tools will be at a new time this year: Sunday, July 14 at 4:00 PM! This year’s program will feature demos of

Data Services in the Law Library

Data Services in the Law Library By Shay Elbaum, Reference Librarian, Stanford Law School As empirical legal scholarship continues to pick up steam, academic law librarians are increasingly called upon to support empirical research and provide data services. I’ve had the

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Cool Tools 2018 Spotlight: Monosnap

Were you unable to make it to the Cool Tools session at the 2018 AALL Annual Meeting in Baltimore? The CS-SIS blog is posting video recaps of last year’s sessions so that everyone can get caught up on these new

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Join us at AALL for CS-SIS roundtables

The Computing Services Special Interest Section is sponsoring three discussion-oriented roundtable sessions this year, each focused on a topic of current interest and led by an expert member who is actively working in the area. Teaching Law Practice Technology Courses

Annual Meeting Preview: Cool Tools Café

One of the highlights of the AALL Annual Meeting, Cool Tools Café, is back for another year. For about ten years, participants have learned about useful existing or emerging technologies through small group demonstrations. This year will be a little

Hadi Amjadi at AALL in Austin: The Last Waltz

By Hadi Amjadi I am very grateful to CS-SIS for providing me with a grant, which covered the registration cost for the AALL conference in Austin. This is my last year as an AALL member, as I have changed jobs and

Judging the Inaugural AALL Innovation Tournament

  Earlier this year, I received a phone call from Beth Adelman, Director at the Charles B. Sears Law Library at the University at Buffalo School of Law. She asked if I had heard about the inaugural Innovation Tournament to

Annual Meeting: Cool Tools!

One of the most exciting parts of the Annual Meeting is the CS-SIS Cool Tools Café.  This year, Cool Tools will be held on Tuesday, July 18th from 2:30-3:30 in ACC Room 9ABC.  Get ready to learn about these cool tools

CS-SIS 2017 Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Each year, CS awards grants to members to attend the AALL Annual Meeting. We do so in two categories: Grant for Students and New Law Librarians and Grant for Experienced Librarians. These grants are a win-win for the SIS and the

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