Monday, July 02, 2012

"Government Issues & Access to Information" - SLA Kentucky Chapter Business Meeting - meets in Louisville Friday, August 3

You're invited to attend the Special Libraries Association's Kentucky Chapter business meeting and program on *Friday, August 3.
The business meeting and presentations will be held at the University of Louisville's Brandeis School of Law (2301 S. Third Street). An optional box lunch will be offered during the business meeting. Attendees are also welcome to bring their own brown bag lunch. If you'd like to order a box lunch, please see City Cafe's menu and notify Virginia Matttingly of your selection.

Survey registration must be completed by 5PM on Friday, July 27.  Register here:

** Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Paid parking is available at the Speed Museum (2035 South Third Street) and at the Floyd Street Parking Garage (2126 South Floyd Street). The nearest metered off-street parking is located in the area bordered by S. 2nd Street, S. 4th Street, and W. Cardinal Blvd.  Public transportation is provided by TARC. A map of UofL's Belknap campus is located here.

Schedule of events:
1:00-2:30: Business Meeting & Luncheon (Law School, room TBA)

2:30-3:00: Break & optional Library Tour (Law Library)

3:00-5:00: Presentations (Room 175)

Program Details:

The theme for this program is Government Issues & Access to Information.  Dwayne Buttler will present "Fair Use, Best Practices, and Copyright Realities". Kurt Metzmeier will present "Free Assessable Government Information, Killed by a Thousand Budget Cuts?" Lars Smith will speak about PIPA and SOPA. Robin Harris will provide an introduction to the Lexis-Nexis Academic Universe US Legal collection. Will Hilyerd will talk about legal research and Jim Becker may speak about courtroom technology and related issues.

Cost: SLA-KY Members: $10, Non-Members: $20, Students: $5. The optional box lunch cost $9.50 (includes tax, delivery, & tip). An additional $1 service charge will be added to credit card payments.

Make checks payable to SLA-KY Chapter and mail to:

Alex Grigg
Lexmark Library
740 W. New Circle Rd.
Lexington, KY 40550

* This event was originally scheduled in March, but was cancelled due to inclement weather.

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