4 August 2010

Lecture of the Law Libraries Section in Göteborg

By Franck Hurinville

Conference Session 96

Law Libraries, Government Libraries and Government Information and Official Publications

12 August 2010 13:45 - 15:45

Creating an international legal information policy agenda: issues and challenges

Speakers from the sections on Law Libraries, Government Libraries, and Government & Official Publications will introduce an important topic, and then chair round table sessions where participants will discuss the impact of these topics on their services, and consider the role of IFLA and other partners in finding solutions. The outcome of these discussions is to create an information policy agenda for the section(s).

Chair and moderator: BLAIR KAUFFMAN (Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)

  • Future of law collections (print/electronic)
    RADU POPA (New York University School of Law Library, New York, New York, USA)
  • Online access to government information worldwide
    JERRY MANSFIELD (Congressional Research Service, Washington, D.C., USA)
  • Open access in law
    JULES WINTERTON (Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, London, United Kingdom)
  • ILL, document delivery, and copyright issues
    FRANK HURINVILLE (Cujas Library, Paris, France)
  • Authentication and preservation of digital law
    CLAIRE M. GERMAIN (Cornell University Law School, Ithaca, New York, USA)
  • Legal research competency
    HOLGER KNUDSEN (Max-Planck-Institut für Ausländisches und Internationales Privatrecht, Bibliothek, Hamburg, Germany) and BLAIR KAUFFMAN (Yale Law School, New Haven, Connecticut, USA)
  • Professional development and training of librarians
    ELEANOR FRIERSON (National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, Maryland USA)

Conference Session 105

Government Libraries, GIOPS, Knowledge Management, Preservation and Conservation and Law Libraries

13 August 2010 09:30 - 12:45

Librarians in action: Information policy and human rights

Law Libraries, Access to information, Access to knowledge, Advocacy, Copyright, Democracy, Document delivery, Freedom of expression, Freedom of information, Information policies, Intellectual property, Open access, Policy

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