Professional Development Portion from 01/24/11

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Open to students in law, library science, history, or related fields, submit your brilliant essay for a chance to win the prestigious Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition!
From the official release: “Essays may be on any topic related to legal history, rare law books, or legal archives.
The winner will receive a $500.00 prize from Gale Cengage Learning and up to $1,000 for expenses associated with attendance at the AALL Annual Meeting.The runner-up will have the opportunity to publish the second-place essay in LH&RB’s online scholarly journal Unbound: An Annual Review of Legal History and Rare Books.”

For more information on the Essay competition, including a full explanation of the award and an application form, click here –

For MLIS students that are interested in refining one’s research topics or finding literature for papers, please take a look at this opportunity from Dr. Soergel:

Finally, as a reminder, always sign up or check the job listservs for job openings! Here’s three openings (from UB itself) that have been only posted this past week:


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