Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Training Opportunities in Legal Information

The following courses in legal information are available for staff who work in public or Aboriginal libraries in BC:

- Free webinars offered through the Public Library Services Branch:
*1 hour webinar on BC Codes (Building, Fire) Jan. 28, Feb. 7
*1.5 hour webinar on Family Law in BC Jan. 23rd, Feb. 20th, Mar. 19th
*2 hour webinar on QP LegalEze Jan. 16, Feb. 13, Mar. 12
You can register here for these webinars.

- Introduction to Legal Information Sources is an online Community Librarian Training Program course, also offered through the Public Library Services Branch. The Jan. - Feb. class is now full, and the course will be offered again in September 2008.

- There will be a series of LawMatters workshops available at a number of libraries and regional systems throughout 2008. Plans are under way for workshops with the Kootenay Library Federation, the North Central Library Federation, the North Coast Library Federation, as well as at the BCLA spring conference.

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