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CALL/ACBD New Professionals SIG - Early Career Advice Survey 2017

On behalf of the CALL/ACBD New Professionals SIG, we would like to invite VALL members to participate in our Early Career Advice Survey. Our goal is to gather anecdotes, suggestions, and words of wisdom from the community for student and new CALL/ACBD members. The survey takes less than 15 minutes to complete and responses remain anonymous. The theme for this year's survey is "the first 5 years", which includes questions such as the do's and don'ts of the interviewing process and helpful networking tips. 
We look forward to hearing from you! Thank you for sharing your time and experience. Results from the survey will be posted to the CALL/ACBD SIG webpage by May 2017.

February Brown Bag Session – DBTextworks with Jonathan Jacobsen

Please join VALL for our February Brown Bag session, where Jonathan Jacobsen of Andornot Consulting will lead a round-table discussion on DBTextworks. Past, present and future users of DBTextworks are all welcome.

RSVP early and don't forget to bring your lunch!

Date: Tuesday February 21st, 2017
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Place: Norton Rose Fulbright. 510 West Georgia Street, 18th Floor. Reception located on the 18th floor.     
Cost: N/A
Registration: Please send your RSVP email to Brenda Alm, balm@wt.ca, by February17th, 2017.

January Coffee Morning at Whitelaw Twining

VALL members are invited to meet and mingle over morning coffee, tea, and pastries Tuesday, January 31st, 2017. These casual socials are a great way to catch up with friends and to get to know fellow VALL members.

When: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017 from 7:30am – 9:00am
Where: Whitelaw Twining at 200 Granville Street, located on the 24th Floor.

Please send your RSVP email to Brenda Alm, balm@wt.ca, by January 30th, 2017.

Hope to see you there!<

Post-Seminar Survey - Dom Bautista "Access to Justice"

The Programs Committee would like to thank all of our members who attended the latest VALL seminar on December 1st, 2016!

We hope that those of you would please take a moment to complete this brief post-seminar survey. It will take less than 5 minutes to complete and all responses remain anonymous.

We value your insights and recommendations and will use them in shaping future programming.

Many thanks from the VALL Programs Committee!

December Seminar Speaker's Notes

On Thursday, December 1st, Dom Bautista presented “Access to Justice: How law librarians can give back”. Dom covered how law librarians could use their expertise to help self-represented litigants as a part of the Amici Curiae pro-bono volunteer program.

Dom has agreed to share his speakers notes with VALL Members.

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