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SUSAN URBAN

Executive Director

800 N. Harvey Ave

Oklahoma City, OK 73102

405-208-5393 (office)

405-640-7464 (cell)

mallcoexecutivedirector@gmail.com

Apply for a MALLCO grant to MAALL 2019!

MALLCO is offering up to three $500 grants for employees of MALLCO member libraries to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting of MAALL October 17-19 in St. Louis, Missouri. 
 
Eligibility:

Librarians and library staff, excluding law library directors, at all MALLCO libraries are eligible to apply for the grants. Recipients are expected to attend the MALLCO roundtables and/or paper workshops. Recipients will be expected to serve or continue to serve on a MALLCO Interest Group for one year following the receipt of the grant. Interest groups include: Acquisitions & Collection Development, Institutional Repositories, Reference & Faculty Services, and Resource Sharing.

Application Process: 
The application is available hereApplications should be submitted by Friday, August 30, 2019. The Grants Committee will review applications, and recipients will be notified by September 6, 2019.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact either Chris Steadham or Susan Urban. We hope to see many of you in St. Louis!

Upcoming Board Meetings

OCTOBER BOARD MEETING

Friday,  October 18, 2019, 4:45 pm - 5:45 pm (CDT)

Attend in person:
Joliet Room, Drury Plaza Hotel, St. Louis, Missouri

Attend remotely:
Call-in information will be provided via email the week before the meeting. 

 

LawArXiv Co-Founders Win AALL Innovation Award

The co-founders of LawArXiv - MALLCO, NELLCO, LIPA, and Cornell University Law Library - were recently awarded the American Association of Law Libraries Innovations in Technology Award. 

From AALL, "The Innovations in Technology Award was established in 2009 to recognize an AALL member, SIS, chapter or library for their innovative use of technology in the development and creation of an application or resource for law librarians or legal professionals."

LawArXIv was founded in 2017 to serve as a completely free, open access repository for legal scholarship. As of May 2018, 689 papers have already been uploaded to LawArXiv. Learn more about LawArXiv and search or upload papers here

LMN Joint Statement on Collaboration

   

                                     

                

At the July Board Meeting, the following statement on collaboration was approved:

LIPA, MALLCO and NELLCO, having acknowledged a shared goal of expanding and supporting collaboration among law libraries, are committed to working together in furtherance of that goal. The leadership of all three organizations will encourage and support cross-organization collaboration where such effort is mission-consistent, efficient and efficacious. 

These efforts may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Regular communication among the organiziations' Executive Directors
  • Regular meetings of the Collaboration Steering Committee, in person at the Annaul Meeting of AALL, AALS or elsewhere, as well as by telephone
  • Shared Projects and Services
  • Joint Advocacy
  • Sharing Expertise
  • Joint continuing education and professional development opportunities