The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) is accepting paper proposals for plenary and parallel sessions at its upcoming BIALL 41st Annual Study Conference and Exhibition. The Conference will be held 10-12 June 2010 in Brighton, United Kingdom.
The Conference Committee will consider proposals for papers on the basis of abstracts (250-500 words). Abstracts should address the theme of “Risks and Opportunities â€“ Managing Resources in Difficult Times.”
The organizers indicate that BIALL would like to cover the following topics during the Brighton Conference:
- How to cut the right costs and make the right investments,
- How to add value to the legal information unit without stretching the budget,
- How to obtain Kite Marks such as the Customer Service Excellence mark (previously known as the Charter Mark), the ISO or LEXCEL Practice Management Standard,
- How to keep on the right side of copyright legislation,
- How to best negotiate legal electronic resource contracts and the renewals of existing contracts,
- How to best market the legal information unit within a larger organisation to minimise potential cuts to budget.
The deadline for abstracts is 16 October 2009.
Please see the detailed submission information: Information for Authors