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I have to agree with Jonathan, Lyo, and wonder, as does Catherine, how you
have come to feel this way. If anything, I have wished to be proficient in
more languages during my career. The ones that I do know have proved very
useful.

Ellen

On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 4:05 PM, Deane, Catherine <
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>  Do tell, why do you think it is indispensable?
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> Best,
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> Ms. C. Deane
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> *From:* International Law Librarians List (Int-Law) [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] *On Behalf Of *Pratter, Jonathan
> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 04, 2015 3:02 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* Re: [Int-Law] "English-Only" FCIL Librarian?
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> Hello INT-LAW,
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> I would assert exactly the opposite.  Today more than one foreign language
> is indispensable in an FCILL.  Lyo & I could have a great debate on this.
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> Jonathan Pratter
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> Tarlton Law Library
>
> University of Texas at Austin
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> *From:* International Law Librarians List (Int-Law) [
> mailto:[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>] *On
> Behalf Of *Lyonette Louis-Jacques
> *Sent:* Wednesday, March 04, 2015 2:49 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [Int-Law] "English-Only" FCIL Librarian?
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> Good day, INT-LAW!  I have a quick question.  If there is anyone on the
> listserv who is especially responsible for providing reference, collection
> development, cataloging, or acquisition services related to
> non-English-language legal materials, but is only proficient in English,
> please contact me off-list at [log in to unmask] (I have long asserted
> that now you don’t need a foreign language to be a foreign, comparative,
> and international law (FCIL) librarian, and I’d like to be proven
> correct).  Thanks, Lyo.
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>
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> Lyonette Louis-Jacques
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> Foreign and International Law
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> Librarian and Lecturer in Law
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> D’Angelo Law Library
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> University of Chicago Law School
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> Email: [log in to unmask]
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> http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/law/
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> http://www.law.uchicago.edu/faculty/louis-jacques
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> http://www.linkedin.com/in/lyonette
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> http://twitter.com/lyolouisjacques
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> *'Au milieu de l'hiver, *
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> *j'ai découvert en moi un invincible été.'* /
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> *"In the midst of winter I found there was, *
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> *within me, an invincible summer."* - Camus
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