Spring Institute 2013

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April 12-13, 2013 at the Sacramento Holiday Inn. Click here for the brochure!

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Attendee Information

For those planning on attending the 2013 Spring Institute, here are some documents that may be helpful to you:

  • Sacramento has a large number of delicious restaurants! Please see this restaurant guide with links to all the best spots. 
  • Find your way around the Sacramento Holiday Inn with this helpful map of the floorplan.
  • Getting to CalExpo from the Holiday Inn for the Harness Races on Friday evening is easy with this handy map and guide.  We encourage our attendees to car pool over and back.   Parking is free at CalExpo. Buffet dinner is from 6:15 – 8:15 pm with a Race named after NOCALL at 8 pm.


You can register online for the NOCALL Spring Institute at http://nocall2013.eventbee.com

Or, by downloading and mailing the Registration Form. Please also refer to of this version the Registration Form for more detailed descriptions about food options. (If you’re having trouble opening the registration form, click here for .doc file for those with an older version of Word.)

General Registration (postmarked by March 11, 2013):

    • NOCALL Members, AALL Members, Other AALL Regional Chapter Members, CLA, SLA, CCCLL $110
    • Students & Retired Librarians $45
    • Non Members $120
    • One day only (Friday or Saturday) $55

Late Registration (postmarked after March 11, 2013):

    • NOCALL Members, AALL Members, Other AALL Regional Chapter Members, CLA , SLA, CCCLL $120
    • Students & Retired Librarians $50
    • Non Members $130
    • One day only (Friday or Saturday) $60

Institute registration includes admission to program sessions, Friday Box lunch & Evening Beer Tasting Reception, Saturday breakfast & luncheon.


Rooms at the Sacramento Holiday Inn are $102 per night for standard rooms or suite (as available). Room rates quoted are exclusive of local taxes and assessment fees. Room images available online.

For the discounted rate, reservations must be made by March 10, 2013.
Reservations can be made by calling the Reservation Department at 1-877-834-3613 or (916) 446-0100

Attendees must reference the Northern CA Association of Law Libraries or ANO when making the reservation for the guaranteed rate. Self-parking for hotel guests is $14 per night ($17 per night for valet parking).

Vendor Information

Vendors save the date! Northern California’s premier law librarian continuing education Institute is offered this year in Sacramento, CA, April 12 – 13, 2013. Please see the Vendor Registration Form to sign up for a table, where you can meet with law librarians from the Bay Area and surrounding counties. This is an excellent opportunity to share your products and ideas with law librarians from all types of libraries, including law firms, law schools, government agencies, the courts, corporations and public law libraries. Also please find a form describing Sponsorship Opportunities for this event. See you in California’s Capital City in April!

Program – Schedule of Events

Friday, April 12, 2013
10:45 am – 12:15 pm Registration and Vendor Exhibits Open
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Round Table Discussions, Box Lunches available
12:15 pm – 12:30 pm Welcome & Opening Remarks
12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Program: It Takes a Village: Growing Successful Ebooks Programs
Speakers: Denise Davis, Deputy Director & Amy Calhoun, Virtual Branch Coordinator, Sacramento Public Library, to discuss “eBooks, Formats, and Devices: a Report from the Trenches.” Linda Teresa DiBiase, Collection Development Librarian, University of Washington and Chair, Orbis Cascade Alliance Ebook Working Group, to discuss the Orbis Cascade EBook & Demand Driven Acquisitions programs. 
This program is made possible by a grant from the AALL/Bloomberg Continuing Education Grants Program.

– Linda Teresa DiBiase presentation
– Denise Davis & Amy Calhoun presentation
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Program: It Takes a Village: Vendors Grow Their EBook Digital Files
Speakers: Colin Mackay, Vice President of Product Marketing, Thomson Reuters Legal Business Unit; Alexa Robertson, Director, Library Relations, Practising Law Institute; and Scott Meiser, Senior Director of Research, eBooks & Digital Library Solutions LexisNexis.
– Colin Mackay presentation
– Alexa Robertson presentation
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Vendor Exhibit & Refreshment Break
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm Program: Social Media Collaboration @ Law Libraries
Speaker: Camille Reynolds, Director of Risk Management & Information Services, Fenwick & West, LLP
– Camille Reynolds presentation
3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Program: Whatever Franklin Said, Beer IS Proof that God Loves Us!
Speaker: Professor Charlie Bamforth, Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences, University of California at Davis
4:15 pm – 4:30 pm Urban Breweries: Introduction to Beer Tasting Reception 
Speaker: J.E. Parlino, Owner, Ruhstaller Brewery
4:30 pm – 5:15 pm Beer Tasting & Networking Reception with Exhibitors
Beers provided by J.E. Parlino, Owner, Ruhstaller Brewery; Reception & Beer Tasting generously sponsored by Sacramento Public Law Library Foundation
5:45 pm – 10:00 pm Dinner and Networking Social at CalExpo Harness Racing
Generously sponsored by ThomsonReuters/West
Saturday, April 13, 2013
7:45 am – 9:00 am Sunrise Buffet Breakfast – Served in the California Meeting Room
Generously sponsored by CEB
8:00 am – 9:00 am Registration & Vendor Exhibits Open
9:00 am – 9:45 am Program: Do You Control Your Online Reputation or Does It Control You?
Speaker: Julie Gallaher, Social Media Consultant and owner of Get on the Map Local Search Marketing
– Julie Gallaher presentation
9:45 am – 10:30 am Program: Alternatives to the Catalog
Speaker: Walter Nelson, Manager, Library Systems, RAND Corporation
– Walter Nelson presentation
This program is made possible by a grant from the AALL/Bloomberg Continuing Education Grants Program.

10:30 am – 11:00 am Vendor Exhibit & Refreshment Break
11:00 am – 11:45 am Program: Different Views of the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta:  How We See California’s Most Important Ecosystem
Speaker: David A. Sandino, Esq., Senior Staff Counsel, California Department of Water Resources
– David A. Sandino, Esq. presentation
11:45 am – 12:30 pm Program: Succeeding in the California Wine Business by Really Trying
Speakers: John McKinsey, Partner, Locke Lord LLP and Joe Genshlea, Partner/Founder, Revolution Wines
– John McKinsey and Joe Genshlea presentation
12:30 pm – 12:45 pm Closing Remarks
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm Luncheon (held in River View Room on the 16th Floor) featuring AALL Executive Board Member, Amy Eaton
Raffles and Prizes – Must be present to win
Lunch is generously sponsored by LexisNexis Librarians Relations Group

Farella, Braun + Martell LLP, Certified Provider #1200, certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California.

NOCALL would like to thank the following companies for their support of the NOCALL Spring Institute!


Ceb CEB – Continuing Education of the Bar, CA – University of California
Lexis LexisNexis Librarian Relations Group
Sac Sacramento County Public Law Library Foundation
trlogo ThomsonReuters

Premium Exhibitors

 BL Bloomberg Law
pli Practising Law Institute
hein William S. Hein & Co. Inc.
WLNext_4c WestlawNext


 aall AALL


Boalt Express
cass Cassidy Cataloguing Services
Ceb CEB – Continuing Education of the Bar, CA – University of California
 fs FactSet Research Systems, INC. – Sharkrepellent & Mergermetrics
raymondresearch Jan Raymond, Legislative History & Intent
jones.mcclure.publishing Jones McClure Publishing
legislative-research-intent Legislative Research & Intent
 TRAK Records Logo TRAK Records and Library

Vendor Raffle Prize Donors


Boalt Express
ebscohost-logo-gray EBSCOhost
 legislative-research-intent Legislative Research & Intent
 proquest_logo ProQuest
retriev-it Retriev-It
TRAK Records Logo TRAK Records and Library
WLNext_4c WestlawNext

Institute Committee

Chair: Jean Willis, Vice President/President Elect, Sacramento County Public Law Library
Kelly Browne, Sacramento County Public Law Library
Michele Finerty, University of the Pacific, McGeorge Law School Library
Coral Henning, Sacramento County Public Law Library
Debbie Maglione, Finnegan, Henderson, et. al., LLP
Robyn Moltzen, Sacramento County Public Law Library
Denise Pagh, Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann & Girard
Jen Richter, Sacramento County Public Law LIbrary
Carolina Rose, Legislative Research & Intent, LLC
Judy C. Janes, UC Davis Mabie Law Library
Jessica Trenary, BrightSource Industries Israel

2013 NOCALL Spring Institute Brochure Insert

2013 NOCALL Spring Institute Member Survey Results

2013 NOCALL Spring Institute Vendor Survey Results