This is the home page for the Newsletter of Judaica Library Network of Metropolitan Chicago (JLN), edited by JLN is the local chapter of the Association of Jewish Libraries. The print version is sent to members only.  Issues are listed in reverse chronological order with the most recent first.

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Summer 2007 News Release

Fall 2007    In .pdf format only

Winter 2006    In .pdf format only

  • From the editor's desk
  • President's Column
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • Blood, Sweat and Tears - a Library is Renovated by Cheryl Banks
  • Intellectual Freedom, Banned Books and the Fifth Grade by Rena Citrin
  • Resources for Home Schooling by Uri Toch
  • Northwestern University Library Purchases Judaica Collection by Rochelle S. Elstein
  • Banning Books by Daniel D. Stuhlman

Winter 2005    In .pdf format only

  • From the editor's desk
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • President's Column
  • The Sharing of Stories to Enhance the Teaching of 350 Years of American Jewish History by Rolly S. Cohen
  • Electronic Resources for Jewish History and Literature by Sarah Troy
  • A Sampling of Judaic Websites by Leonard M. Matanky
  • Jewish Storytelling by Daniel D. Stuhlman

Winter 2004

Summer 2003   HTML format PDF format

Fall 2002

Spring 2002
Contents of issue
  • From the editor's Desk
  • Minutes of the Summer and Winter Meetings
  • Responding to the Arab-Israeli Conflict
  • How do you Spell the Name?
  • News from the Asher Library
  • Ode to the Catalog
  • Gifts--Treasures or Mouldy Oldies?
  • Letter from the President
  • Library Lines  by Marcie Eskin
  • Summer 2001
  • From the editor's desk
  • Minutes of the Spring Meeting
  • Automation of Temple Sholom Library, by Eva Eisenstein
  • School and Synagogue Library Acquisitions, by Fred Isaac
  • Reflections on the Association of Jewish Libraries Convention, Summer 2001,  by Margaret Burka
  • To Accept or Not Accept, That is the Question!  by Paulette Goodman
  • Asher Library Staff Makes Presentation on Aleph
  • Knowledge Management and Habad   by Daniel D. Stuhlman
  • Are you prepared for a crisis in the library?
  • Winter 2001       

  • From the Editor's desk
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • Etz Chaim of DuPage Library,  by Ellen Mandel
  • Authority Control in Libraries,  by Daniel D. Stuhlman
  • Asher Library acquires Aleph, by Glenn Ferdman
  • Purim Torah Top Ten ways to turn a library into a profit center
  • Fall 2000
  • Letter from the president
  • Minutes of the Summer Meeting
  • Officers for 2000-2001
  • Association of Jewish Library Convention Summer 2000
  • Fall meeting announcement
  • The Center for Jewish History
  • Spring 2000

  • Minutes of  Meetings
  • Constitution of JLN
  • Name Authority by Daniel D. Stuhlman
  • Personal Statement by Daniel D. Stuhlman

    Summer 1999
  • Cataloging Part 3 by Daniel D. Stuhlman
  • Strategic Planning for Small Libraries by Glenn Ferdman
  • Winter 1998/99
  • People and Places
  • Research Archives of The Oriental Institute by Charles E. Jones
  • Cataloging Part 2 by Daniel D. Stuhlman
  • The Library of North Suburban Beth El in Highland Park by Cheryl Banks
  • Asher Library Renovation by Kathy Bloch

    Fall 1998
  • Minutes of Meetings
  • Cataloging part 1 by Daniel D. Stuhlman
  • Jewish Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign by Martha Friedman

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    Last revised:  July 27, 2011