Duke and UNC to host first Workshop for Scholarship on Legal Information and Information Law and Policy on April 4-5

March 21, 2013Duke Law News

On April 4-5th, the J. Michael Goodson Law Library and the Kathrine R. Everett Law Library at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill will host the first Duke/UNC Workshop for Scholarship on Legal Information and Information Law and Policy (LiiLP).  The workshop is organized by Richard Danner, Rufty Research Professor of Law & Senior Associate Dean for Information Services and Anne Klinefelter, Director of the Law Library & Associate Professor of Law at UNC-CH.

“Our aim is to provide writers interested in topics involving legal information, and information law and policy the opportunity to have their works-in-progress read and critiqued in a workshop setting,” said Danner.  “We hope to offer the participants a rich experience that provides not only peer review, but the perspectives of experienced writers and editors noted for the quality of their scholarship and writing.”

Seventeen writers, chosen from nearly thirty applicants, will present papers at the workshop. Among the authors are four members of the Goodson Library staff:  Kristina Alayan, Jane Bahnson, Kelly Leong, and Hollie White.  The faculty includes Professor Danner and Lecturing Fellow Guangya Liu from Duke, and former Duke librarians Mike Chiorazzi of the University of Arizona and Janet Sinder of the Brooklyn Law School.

The workshop will be held at the Rizzo Conference Center in Chapel Hill, with sponsorship from Bloomberg Law and support from the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries. The full list of authors and faculty, abstracts of the papers, the schedule for the workshop, and other information can be found at http://library.law.unc.edu/LiiLP/ .

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