Monthly archives: February, 1998

Features – Knowledge Management: Part II

Knowledge Management Part II By Nina Platt

Nina Platt , who has worked in public, academic and special libraries, spending the last 10+ years as technical services/systems librarian in law libraries, is currently working as an information management/library automation consultant. Nina also compiled and maintains the Piper State Court Directory , a directory of state appellate court decisions on the Web.

Subjects: Features, Information Management

Extras – The PACER U.S. Party/Case Index: What it does and doesn’t (quite) do

The PACER U.S. Party/Case Index: What it does and doesn’t (quite) do By Roger Vicarius Skalbeck

Roger Vicarius Skalbeck is currently the Library Systems Specialist at the Washington, DC firm of Williams and Connolly. Roger worked previously in Minneapolis as a patent and trademark researcher, and he has also worked at general practice firms in Minneapolis and Chicago. Current activities include attempts to come up with creative solutions to technology-based legal research problems, from a librarians point of view.

Subjects: Court Resources, Extras

Latest Links – Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, etc…..

(Posted February 15, 1998; Archived March 16, 1998)

mb.gifJoint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations http://www.jcaho.org/mm_publc.htm

JCAHO accredits almost 18,000 healthcare organizations and programs. The page of the site most useful to the majority of users is Quality Check which is the searchable Directory of Accredited Organizations. Information included from a search is address, phone, accreditation rating and if available, a full performance report. There is also an annotated list links to health care web sites.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Notes from the Technology Trenches – February, 1998

Notes from the Technology Trenches By Elizabeth H. Klampert

Elizabeth H. Klampert is the Director of Library Services for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Ms. Klampert was formerly a litigator for five years, specializing in professional liability litigation. Before attending law school, she was a corporate librarian for twelve years, holding management positions in libraries in a number of large organizations, including Rainier National Bank in Seattle, Deloitte & Touche, and Merrill Lynch, both in New York. She received both her BA in English and MLS from the University of Washington in Seattle. She received her JD at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Subjects: Notes from the Technology Trenches

CongressLine – The Kyoto Protocol – a Political Maelstrom

The treaty seeks to reduce the collective emissions of industrialized countries by 5.2 % over a period of years by lowering the output of 6 greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous

Subjects: CongressLine, Environmental Law

ResearchWire – Scooping on the ‘Net: Discovering Current Legal Developments

ResearchWire Scooping on the ‘Net: Discovering Current Legal Developments By Genie Tyburski

Genie Tyburski is the Research Librarian for Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the editor of The Virtual Chase:TM A Research Site for Legal Professionals .

Subjects: Legal Research, ResearchWire

Features – Database Password Theft: A Lesson on Monitoring Billing & Preventing Loss

Database Password Theft: A Lesson on Monitoring Billing & Preventing Loss By Nanna K. Frye

Nanna K. Frye (J.D. & M.S.L.S.) is currently the Law Librarian for the Court of Appeal, 4th District in San Diego.

Subjects: Computer Security, Features

Guide on the Side – Stage Fright: Performer’s Friend or Foe?

Guide on the Side Stage Fright: Performer’s Friend or Foe? By Marie Wallace

(Posted February 1, 1998; Archived March 1, 1998)

Subjects: Guide on the Side, Presentation Skills

Features – Lawyers, Libraries, and Technology

Lawyers, Libraries, and Technology By Joe Stephens Law Librarian, Oregon Supreme Court Library

Joe Stephens is a former parasitologist, teacher of symbolic logic, public reference librarian and law firm librarian. If he had it to do all over again, he would be a meteorologist.

Subjects: Features, Legal Technology, Library Software & Technology
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