Events

ICLR at BIALL 2017

Team ICLR attended the 48th Annual Conference & Exhibition of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians in Manchester last week.

 

The conference took place at The Principal. The theme of this year’s conference was Together or apart? Effective ways of working which BIALL hoped would

allow us to explore different working practices and working relationships, training techniques, tech solutions and the role of our professional networks, as …

Continue Reading

ICLR in Ottawa #CALLACBD2017

Welcome to the 55th annual Canadian Association of Law Libraries Conference! / Bienvenue au 55e Congrès annuel de l’Association canadienne des bibliothèques de droit!

Representing ICLR at the conference are Paul Hastings, Account Manager, and Paul Magrath, Head of Product Development and Online Content. They will be demonstrating ICLR Online to potential new users, and discussing with existing users the forthcoming seismic upgrade, ICLR.3

This year is a …

Continue Reading

ICLR Open University Law Society Mooting Competition 2017

The Grand Final of the ICLR Open University Law Society Mooting Competition 2017 was held in the main courtroom at the UK Supreme Court, before Baroness Hale of Richmond DPSC. Paul Magrath was there.  Drawings by Isobel Williams.

Continue Reading

Human Rights in the World: Why the West is not necessarily the Best

At a panel presentation given at the Annual Meeting 2017 of the Association of American Law Schools in San Francisco this week, six law professors gave short talks on the topic of Human Rights Outside the West. Although each speaker approached the topic from a different perspective, there was a common theme: how well has the Western human rights paradigm travelled outside its home territories? Should we, indeed, regard it as essentially Western in nature and unitary in …

Continue Reading

#AALS 2017 Conference Diary

The story so far… Paul Hastings and Paul Magrath of ICLR are in San Francisco for the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools. We’re at Booth No 406 in the Exhibition Hall, sweltering under the chandeliers of what is otherwise known as the Grand Ballroom. Hundreds of law school deans, professors and librarians circulate and network here among the stands, enjoying the coffee and pastries on offer between sessions and seminars held in various other …

Continue Reading

ICLR at AALS 2017 – New Year in San Francisco!

Team ICLR will be attending the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Association of American Law Schools in San Francisco from January 3 to 7. This year’s theme is “Why Law Matters”, which seems particularly topical in the context not only of promoting public understanding of and access to laws, but also the dilution of respect for the rule of law in so many jurisdictions, including (sad to say) those of Britain and the USA.

ICLR will be …

Continue Reading

#ALLA2016Conf – Melbourne, here we come! (Updated)

Team ICLR is in Melbourne, Victoria, for the 2016 conference of the Australian Law Librarians’ Association. The conference is being held at the State Library Victoria, from 24 to 26 August and ICLR is happy to be a Silver Sponsor. We’ll be keeping you informed of events via this conference diary, which will appear in reverse date order (new content first).

 

 

[Image taken from the State Library of Victoria website.]

 

Team ICLR …

Continue Reading

#IALL2016 – Oxford, here we come! (Updated)

Team ICLR is in Oxford for the 35th Annual Course of the International Association of Law Librararies. The theme is “Common Law Perspectives in an International Context”. This is our conference diary, which we’ll top up daily (older entries below).

The ICLR team in Oxford is a pair of Pauls – Paul Hastings, Account Manager, and Paul Magrath, Head of Product Development and Online Content. This diary will be updated regularly, with new content going in at the top.

 

Continue Reading

#AALL16 – Chicago, here we come!

Team ICLR is in Chicago for the 109th Annual Meeting & Conference of the American Association of Law Libraries. The theme is “Make it New: Create the Future”. This is our conference diary, which we’ll top up daily.

The ICLR team in Chicago is a pair of Pauls – Paul Hastings, Account Manager, and Paul Magrath, Head of Product Development and Online Content. This diary will be updated regularly, with new content going in …

Continue Reading

In Dublin for #biall2016: conference diary – continued

The story so far: Team ICLR is in Dublin for the annual conference of the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians. (Link to the earlier post here.) Now read on.

Thursday 9 June

Start of the conference proper. Our task is to explain what ICLR does to the newer delegates who may not already know us, and to catch up and get feedback from the familiar faces in the crowd. But the day begins with all the …

Continue Reading