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Under Fire

It’s customary in many parts of the world to use the advent of the new year as an opportunity to reflect on the previous year.  For many of us, the beginning of 2020 invites reaching back ten years to see…

Newly Elected Officers & Board Members.

I am pleased to announce that the results of the election to the 2019-2022 IALL Board are as follows: Officers: President: Kurt Carroll, Law Library of Congress, USA, Vice-President: Kerem Kahvecioğlu, Istanbul Bilgi University, Turkey, Secretary: David Gee, Institute of…

Petal Kinder R.I.P.

Dear IALL Members, I am greatly saddened to report the passing of our friend and colleague Petal Kinder. She was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in January, and it progressed rapidly despite treatment. Petal’s career encompassed a range of…

Luxembourgeois Echoes… (part two)

As IALL members well know, each year the organization bestows a number of generous bursaries, which enable colleagues from various jurisdictions to participate in the Annual Course. Each bursary winner who attended the most recent Annual Course in Luxembourg has…

IALL Scholarships Program 2019

The IALL scholarship or “bursary” program, which began in 2001, is designed to provide financial assistance in the form of bursaries to enable law librarians to attend the IALL Annual Course. IALL’s 38th Annual course is entitled “Law Down Under:…

NOTICE OF CANDIDATES FOR IALL BOARD ELECTION 2019-2022

The Secretary of IALL hereby submits notice of the candidates selected by the IALL Nominating Committee pursuant to Article VII, Section 3 of the IALL Constitution. Personal statements submitted by each candidate follow the list of candidates. The 60 day…

Luxembourgeois Echoes… (part one)

As IALL members well know, each year the organization bestows a number of generous bursaries, which enable colleagues from various jurisdictions to participate in the Annual Course. Each bursary winner who attended the most recent Annual Course in Luxembourg has…

Thank you, LUXEMBOURG!

The 37th Annual Course of the International Association of Law Libraries (IALL) was held in Luxembourg from Sunday, September 30, to Wednesday, October 3. This year’s theme was “Law in Luxembourg – Where Local Tradition Meets European and International Innovation.”…