Julie Lavigne's picture

Position: 

Legal Studies Librarian

Department: 

Reference Services

Research Specialist: 

  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Human Rights
  • Law

Office: 

ML 238

Phone: 

613-520-2600 x2544

Email: 

Twitter: 

About

Research Interests: 

Legal research and instruction; law and ethics; public legal education; law and literature; representations of law in popular culture; privacy; intellectual property.

Scholarly communications and open access publishing.

Copyright.

Professionalism and librarianship.

Presentations and Publications: 

Book reviews:

  • Legal Architecture: Justice, Due Process and the Place of Law by Linda Mulcahy, forthcoming in 2015, Canadian Law Library Review.
  • The English Legal System by Gary Slapper & David Kelly, (2009) 34:4 Canadian Law Library Review 197.
  • Canadian Courts: Law, Politics and Process by Lori Hausegger, Matthew Hennigar & Troy Riddell, (2009) 34:3 Canadian Law Library Review 115.

Conference work:

  • January 2016, co-presenter, "'With great power comes great responsibility': Ethical and Legal Frameworks for Libraries as Creators, Publishers, and Hosts of New Information”, workshop at Ontario Library Association Superconference 2016, Toronto (ON) 
  • May 2015, convenor/moderator, Lightning Talks (7 presentations, 7 minutes each), and Keynote Session with George Elliott Clarke, Canadian Association of Law Libraries 2015 Conference, Moncton (NB)
  • June 2012, co-organizer, ABC Copyright 2012 Conference, Ottawa (ON) (http://abcconference2012.pbworks.com/)
  • March 2012, "Everything You Wanted to Know About Copyright But Were Afraid to Ask!", National Capital Assocation of Law Librarians monthly meeting, Ottawa (ON)
  • May 2010, "Achieving Legal Research Literacy Using Blended Learning and Learning Community Strategies", Lightning Strikes presentation at Workshop in Library Use 2010 Conference, Hamilton (ON)
  • May 2010, "Achieving Legal Research Literacy Using Blended Learning and Learning Community Strategies", Digital Innovation Gallery presentation at Canadian Association of Law Libraries / Michigan Association of Law Libraries 2010 Conference, Windsor (ON)
  • March 2010, "Legal Research and the Role of Libraries", panel presentation at National Capital Assocation of Law Librarians monthly meeting, Ottawa (ON)
  • February 2010, "Achieving Legal Research Literacy Using Blended Learning and Learning Community Strategies", poster session at Ontario Library Association Superconference 2010, Toronto (ON) 

Projects and Partnerships: 

Member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 2004.

Member of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries since 2001, with work on the Professional Development Committee (2013-), the Core Competencies Sub-Committee (2013-), and Professional Development Committee liaison to CALL/ACBD2015 Conference Planning Committee (Programming).

Member of the National Capital Association of Law Librarians since 2008.

Member of the Canadian Association of Research Libraries' 2015 working group on open access author funds.

Librarian representative to Carleton University Academic Staff Association 2013-16, and member of grievances administration and policy development committee since 2015.