The Legal Information Profession: May 15th – 17th 2023

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CityLIS are delighted to host and sponsor this three-day, specialist course for postgraduate students of library and information science. Led by colleagues from the Middle Temple Library, with expert guests, the course will be held at City, University of London and The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. May 15th -17th 2023.

The course addresses the unique education required to support legal information work, a key sector in our field. This instantiation of the course is open to LIS students wishing to learn more about working as a legal information professional, and the aim is to develop a CPD module open to both students and professionals wishing to enter the sector or to update their skills.

The course includes history and development of legal information resources, current services and collections, knowledge managment, professional societies, information practice, the likely impact of generative AI services, networking and an overview of career opportunities.

Our small group format includes presentations, demonstrations, discussion and practical tasks in support of individual knowledge and skills development.

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About lyn

Dr Lyn Robinson is Reader in Library & Information Science, and Head of Department at City, University of London. She established and directs the Library School, and co-directs the Centre for Information Science alongside Prof David Bawden. Contact:
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