AALL Future Shock: Envisioning the Future of Law Librarianship

Jeff Buckley, Legal Research Analyst, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP

I attended the AALL Futures Summit the other week. It was a two-day conference at the McDonald’s Campus Hyatt near Chicago. AALL footed the bill (including travel, lodging and dining expenses) and about forty law librarians were there. A special committee of AALL, the Futures Summit Planning Special Committee chaired by David Mao of the Library of Congress, planned the event. Overall, the Futures Summit was good. Will anything come of it? I hope so. Continue reading