“Access or Control” Keynote speakers include Michael Furlough, Executive Director of Hathi Trust; Clifford Lynch, Executive Director at the Coalition for Networked Information; and Prof. Marcia Langton, Foundation Chair of Australia Indigenous Studies, University of Melbourne.
The aim of the course is to introduce the structure of the legal system in the UK and use of key legal information sources. The course will run online, over two mornings, and cover theory of the English legal system, legislation and case law and practical legal research experience.
The focus is on the law of England and Wales, but some consideration is given to the devolved nations.
“Resetting with Resilience & Technology.” Building on what we have learned over the last year while dealing with uncertainty, this conference shares new strategies, practices, knowledge, and techniques as well as the new tools that help us succeed in trying times and those that we definitely need to replace. Computers in Libraries also includes WebSearch University’s Searchers Academy.
“Reconceiving International Law: Creativity in Times of Crisis.” The 2021 Annual Meeting of the American Society of International Law will provide a forum to think critically and creatively about all fields of international law. Sessions will present a broad range of perspectives on innovative ways to address emerging issues, to improve global governance, and to tackle international problems. Programs include Advancing Human rights Through U.S. Foreign Policy: Challenges and Opportunities; Transitional Justice for the United States; Can Transitional Justice Tools Help the U.S. Address Its Legacy of Racial Injustice?; and Backlash to the International Legal Order: Breakdown or Breakthrough?
“Ascending into an Open Future.” Keynote speakers are Tressie McMillan Cottom and Mona Chalabi.
“Reshaping Identity in the Digital Age: People, Libraries, Data, Technology & Ethics.” LIDA is an international biennial conference that brings together researchers, educators, students, practitioners, and developers from all over the world in a forum for personal exchanges, discussions, and learning.