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January 30, 2020

Job Posting: Library Assistant

Are you a detail-oriented individual looking for part-time work? The Wisconsin State Law Library is searching for a Library Assistant, 10 hours per week. Flexible scheduling available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. This is a technical services position that works mainly with the appellate court briefs collection.
Duties include: scanning, processing, and shelving appellate court briefs; data entry, bindery prep, and other collection maintenance activities including shelf-maintenance and shifting of library materials.
Skills include: exceptional organizational skills, above average computing skills, and the ability to follow written directions. Scanning experience is preferred. A demonstrated ability to do multiple tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail is required! 
Pay: $11.25/hour.
Start date: March 2nd, 2020
Location: The Wisconsin State Law Library is located on a bus line, just off the Capitol Square at 120 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Madison.
To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Angela.Humiston@wicourts.gov. You must include your hours available for work, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Employment will require a criminal background check.
Deadline for applications: Wednesday, February 12th, 2020

January 21, 2020

Women's suffrage in the latest Wisconsin Counties

The January 2020 issue of the Wisconsin Counties magazine features a collection of articles commemorating 100 years of women's right to vote in the United States. Learn about Wisconsin's role in ratification, get an overview of important milestones, and find a list of classroom resources.

Wisconsin Counties January 2020

January 17, 2020

Libraries Closed on January 20

The State Law Library, and Milwaukee and Dane County Law Libraries will be closed on Monday, January 20th in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. state holiday.

To send a question to the Wisconsin State Law Library while we are closed, you may call us at 608-267-9696 or Ask a Librarian online.

We will respond to questions and requests on Tuesday, January 21st.

January WSLL @ Your Service

The January issue of WSLL @ Your Service is now online. Happy New Year! Your comments are always welcome. 

In this issue:
The Wisconsin Briefs database houses more than 100,000 appellate briefs and appendices, and recently moved to a new website. Read more

New Books
This month's featured titles are Home Business Tax Deductions: Keep What You Earn and Divorce & Money: Making the Best Financial Decisions During Divorce. Don't miss this month's new book list as well! Read more

Tech Tip
This month features two tech tips: resources for the new California data privacy law and a Google Scholar button for your browser. Read more

Library News
Catch up on library staff news and be sure to check out our first CLE classes for the new year. Read more

January Snapshot
Julie attended the annual Beacon & Eggs breakfast to benefit The Beacon. The Beacon is a resource center for individuals who are experiencing homelessness in Madison. Read more

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