Calgary Law Library Group

  • 09 Apr 2017 8:43 PM | Anonymous

    The City of Calgary is hiring for a Law Librarian to support the City's in-house Law Department.  View the complete posting on the City of Calgary careers web page.  The deadline for applications is April 18, 2017.

  • 30 Mar 2017 10:05 AM | Anonymous

    We are excited to be partnering with the Canadian Bar Association’s Research Section for our next Lunch & Learn presentation!  Sarah Sutherland, Manager of Content and Partnerships at CanLII, will be discussing new developments at CanLII.

    Date & Time: Wednesday, April 19 at 12 pm

    Location: Canadian Bar Association Office, Suite 710, 777 8 Avenue SW

    Cost: Free if you bring your own lunch; $15 if you’d like to partake in the CBA’s lunch service (please bring a cheque made out to “Canadian Bar Association, Alberta Branch)

    Please RSVP by email to Linda Chapman ( with “CBA Research Section Meeing, April 19” in the subject line and CC:  The deadline to RSVP is April 14, 2017.

  • 22 Mar 2017 10:03 AM | Anonymous

    In the next week or so, you will be noticing some exciting changes to the CLLG website, as the Website Committee completes the transition to a new platform, effective April 1.

    For active CLLG members: you don’t need to do anything but eagerly await the new look and feel of the website, email newsletters and blog post updates.

    For non-members who subscribe to the blog by e-mail: In order to continue receiving updates you will be able to do so via RSS (after April 1) or you can join CLLG and receive updates right to your inbox.

    We don’t anticipate any disruption during the transition, so stay tuned!

  • 21 Mar 2017 2:05 PM | Anonymous

    Thanks to Gisele Abt, Manager, Alberta Queen’s Printer for sharing the 2017 project and planning outlook last week. Presentation slides are are now available on Dropbox in the 2016-2017 Seminar Presentations folder via the members only section of the website.

  • 28 Feb 2017 2:00 PM | Anonymous

    CLLG is hosting a Lunch & Learn presentation with the Alberta's Queen's Printer on March 16, 2017  Come and find out what's trending with the QP.

    Details about this session and RSVP are available here.

  • 31 Jan 2017 2:50 PM | Anonymous

    It is that time of year again! The CLLG Education Committee is now ready to accept applications for the Calgary Law Library Group Education Grant. The details are outlined on the CLLG website.

    The application form is available on the education grant page of the website and the deadline for applications is February 25th, 2017.

    This is a great opportunity for assistance to further your professional development.

    If you have any questions, please contact the Education Grant Committee.

  • 05 Jan 2017 2:47 PM | Anonymous

    Not sure how many CLLG members are aware of the Andornot Professional Development Grant.  Andornot  is providing an “annual grant (up to $1000 CAD) to help you attend a conference or event that Andornot also exhibits at or attends, as part of your ongoing professional development activities”.  The application deadline of January 31, 2017 is fast approaching!  Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity!  Find out more and apply online here.

  • 23 Nov 2016 2:46 PM | Anonymous

    Please RSVP to the Program Committee by Friday, November 25.

    When: Wednesday, December 7, 5:00 – 7:00 pm
    Where: Bank Managers’ Room, Bank & Baron P.U.B., 125 – 8 Avenue, SW
    Cost: CLLG Members $17, Non-Members $22

    Appetizers and complimentary beverage included.

    Please note: In order to ensure the venue’s private room, please RSVP ASAP.

  • 03 Nov 2016 2:20 PM | Anonymous

    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has just released the white paper Defining ROI: Law Library Best Practices.  This paper builds on the analysis and insight from their 2015 The Economic Value of Law Libraries report by providing practical strategies and solutions to help you measure and demonstrate value and ROI in your library.  Contributors include thought leaders from across the AALL spectrum who share their own experiences and advice.

  • 01 Nov 2016 2:22 PM | Anonymous

    Dear Friends and Colleagues:

    The Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries is now accepting applications for the 2017 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. The Grant subsidizes a foreign law librarian to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), the world’s largest law librarian professional organization.

    The FCIL Schaffer Grant for the AALL Annual Meeting ( in Austin, Texas (July 15-18, 2017) provides a waiver of the AALL Annual Meeting full registration fee and a grant of a minimum $2,000 to assist with accommodations and travel costs.

    Applicants must be law librarians or other professionals working in the legal information field, currently employed in countries other than the United States, and with significant responsibility for the organization, preservation, or provision of legal information. The application deadline is December 16, 2016. The Grant Committee will not consider late or incomplete applications. Please note: Grant winners must pay all expenses in advance. Grant awards will only be disbursed at the AALL Annual Meeting.

    Details regarding the FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians as well as the application form can be found at

    Please feel free to contact me or another committee member if you have any questions about the 2017 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians. Also, I hope you will distribute this announcement to any law library listserv or to individuals who might be interested in attending the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting.


    Mark Engsberg
    Chair, 2016 FCIL Schaffer Grant for Foreign Law Librarians Selection Committee


The Calgary Law Library Group (CLLG) is a community of members working in or associated with law libraries. CLLG is made up of a number of committees to address specific topics relating to the practice of law librarianship.



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