The Australian Legal Landscape: Global and Comparative Perspectives

Dear CALL/ACDB Members,
We want to let you know that the 8th Joint Study Institute (JSI)  “The Australian Legal Landscape: Global and Comparative Perspectives” will be held at Melbourne Law School from Wednesday evening, February 13  - Saturday, February 16, 2013.

The 2013 JSI will provide unique opportunities to network and learn about the law, legal research, legal education, legal profession and legal publishing in Australia with global and comparative commentary.

For information about the program and conference events go to:

Speakers will include leading academics from Melbourne Law School

To register, complete the registration form at:

The Conference Hotel is Rydges on Swanston.  To book your accommodation, go to the JSI booking page at:

Joint Study Institutes are hosted by the following law library professional associations:
  • American Association of Law Libraries (AALL),
  • Australian Law Librarians Association (ALLA),
  • British & Irish Association of Law Libraries (BIALL),
  • Canadian Association of Law Libraries/Association Canadienne des  Bibliotheques de Droit (CALL/ACBD) and
  • New Zealand Law Librarians' Association (NZLLA).

For information about the tradition of Joint Study Institutes, see:

We look forward to welcoming you to enjoy a stimulating educational program and Melbourne’s diverse cultural, culinary, historical and bibliographic attractions.


2013 JSI Co-convenors,
Carole Hinchcliff, Robin Gardner, Kirsty Wilson
Melbourne Law School Library

Vanessa  Blackmore
NSW Attorney General’s Department Law Library

James Butler
Supreme Court of Victoria Law Library


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