Monday, August 30, 2010

Documents Association of New Jersey (DANJ) Annual Fall Conference Friday, November 5, 2010 Rutgers Law Library, Center for Law and Justice, Newark

On Friday, November 5, 2010, the Documents Association of New Jersey (DANJ) will present Legal Reference in the Digital Age. The Conference will be held at the Rutgers Law Library, Center for Law and Justice, 123 Washington Street, Newark, New Jersey.

Law librarians from around the state will explore legal reference using freely available government resources, as well as popular subscription databases. All attendees will participate in workshops covering case law, statutes, and administrative law.

John Joergensen, law librarian at Rutgers University Law School Library, Camden, will give the keynote speech. Mr. Joergensen won the 2007 Public Access to Government Information Award, given by the American Association of Law Libraries for the Rutgers-Camden Law School Library Digital Project, which is a full-text archive of over 9300 documents of the United States Congress, dating from the 1970’s through 1998.

Joining Mr. Joergensen to lead the workshops are Hays Butler, Rutgers Law Library, Camden, Sarah Jaramillo, Susan Lyons, and Caroline Young, of Rutgers Law Library, Newark, and Diane Oster, Seton Hall Law Library.

The conference will run from 8:30 AM to 2:30PM, and will be followed by an optional library tour.
This event is open to all librarians, students, educators, and legal professionals. The registration fee is $35 for DANJ members, $45 for non-members, and $20 for students. For the registration form, or for more information go to or contact Susan Bucks at