Access to Legal Information

The Chair is appointed by the President for a term of one year. The Chair may appoint additional committee members as needed.

1. Charge.

Contact and serve as resource person to publicly-supported libraries and organization, including but not limited to: public libraries, academic libraries and cooperative organizations.
Prepare, gather and distribute pertinent materials for use by non-law librarians and their patrons.
Investigate the public’s access to legal materials.

2. Duties.

Provide and/or oversee the provisions of training and education on basic legal materials for individuals working in organizations described above.
Evaluate the legal collections of libraries describe above, to insure that a basic level of accuracy and currency is met.
Publicize the committee’s services as described above to the appropriate organizations.