Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Books for Business

Books for Business, which AALL has engaged to be the at the AALL book
store in D.C. and provide all book selling services in the Exhibit Hall
at our 2009 Meeting, has agreed to give its full support to our book
drive! Jane Cooper, Books for Business founder, has agreed to stock
books from the Book Drive wish list at the Books for Business
booth in the exhibit hall during the meeting. She will be pricing the
books the same as and there is no additional shipping cost.

Books for Business is a retail/wholesale/consulting business with
offices in Toronto Canada and Niagara Falls N.Y. Books for Business
founder, Jane Cooper, started the business 20 years ago after a long
career as a librarian. Jane was recently named the Canadian Bookseller
of the Year! Jane writes: "We are looking forward to being at AALL
this year and hope that our selection of books supporting the conference
program and supporting the work of law librarians will appeal."

For more about Books for Business and its guiding force Jane Cooney,
check out: Jane's amazing journey from
librarian, to professor at the University of Toronto, to manager of
information resources worldwide for the Canadian Imperial Bank of
Commerce, to vice president and director of Information Services for the
Bank Marketing Association in the U.S., and finally to the executive
director of the Canadian Library Association is described in: "Network,
know your customers, and sell: former librarian, now a bookseller, has
the same advice for information professionals and entrepreneurs" - See article here.

So, stop by the Books For Business booth, meet Jane and buy a book for
the 2009 Book Drive! And, remember, purchasing books in the exhibit
hall directly from "Books for Business" supports an independent,
librarian-owned bookstore and also avoids shipping costs! A true
win-win for all.

If you are not going to get to the meeting, you can still support the
drive: Here's how:

1) Order a book online from the "AALL Book Drive 2009 Wish List"
on, by searching the Wish Lists for the keyword "aall", or by
going straight here. Books
ordered this way will be delivered directly to Heather Hill Elementary

2) Send check [made out to AALL] or online bookstore gift card to
our Book Drive team:
Leslie M. Campbell
Law Library Program Administrator
Administrative Office of the United States Courts
One Columbus Circle, NE
Room 4-513 South
Washington, DC 20544

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