I refer to the 1981 Council of Legal Education sponsored survey undertaken by Velma Newton, now Senator the Hon. Professor Velma Newton, Law Librarian, Faculty of Law Library, The University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados on “Information Needs and Research Practices of the Commonwealth Caribbean Legal Profession: Report of a Survey conducted in Six Territories”.
The information in the Appendices was prepared by Leonie M.M. Asgarali, and is included in the publication ‘A Time Capsule': A 21st Anniversary Memento, Celebrating the Past Embracing the Future, edited by Celina Griffith and Carol Ford-Nunes of the Caribbean Association of Law Libraries, for its 21st Annual General Meeting, CARALL XX, held at the Accra Beach Hotel & Resort, Barbados, July 3–7, 2005.
November 1986 – June 1987, Jeanne Slowe, Secretary, was on Study Leave, and Janice Modeste, Librarian, Law Commission Library, Trinidad and Tobago, was appointed Secretary, January to June 1987.
Due to the resignation of the President, June Renie, in March 1996, Joan Brathwaite, Vice-President, became Interim President from April 1996. She was subsequently elected President at the Annual General Meeting in July 1996.
Leonie Asgarali, Vice-President, acted as President during the period September 1999 to July 2000, when the President, Joan Brathwaite, was on Sabbatical Leave.
Mrs. Peters-Roberts had to resign her post prematurely, and Mrs. Joyce Douglas of the Tax Appeal Board Library, Trinidad, was appointed to the position of Treasurer.
Kindly accept my apologies if any of CARALL's Hosts or Sponsors have been inadvertently omitted. The Caribbean Law Librarian, Vol. 1, No. 1, November 1984, pp. 14–15, listed the Inaugural Sponsors.
Joan Brathwaite, B.A., LL.B., M.Lib., M. Phil., DipLS., is Senior Librarian II and Head, Public Services Division at the University of West Indies Faculty of Law Library. Ms. Brathwaite was also President of CARALL from 1996 to 2000.