Monthly archives: August, 1998

Newstand – August 1998

(Posted August, 1998; Archived September 1, 1998)

newstand.gifThe New York Times on the Web, August 16, 1998

Big Web Sites to Track Steps of Their Users. Feel like you are leaving a visible trail as you navigate among major Web sites to purchase consumer products or just request information about them? This article will explain why privacy advocates are concerned about new databases that track Web activity with great detail.

Subjects: News (Newstand), Newstand

Latest Links – BioSpace.com, etc….

(Posted August 15, 1998; Archived September 1, 1998)

mb.gifBioSpace.com http://www.biospace.com

One of the most useful sections of this site is Company Profiles which can be viewed alphabetically, by location, by phone code, or by region. You can also perform a keyword search for a company (called “exhibitors” by the site)or search the directory of public bioscience companies. Company profile information can include ticker symbol, type ownership (public or private), SEC filings, number of employees, text profile, contact person, e-mail address, company address, phone, fax, link to job postings, link to news stories, link to press releases, and collaborations. There is also an investor section.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Features – The Bluebook Empire

The Bluebook Empire By Neil J. Squillante

Neil J. Squillante is the Publisher and Editor of The TechnoLawyer, an Internet publication for legal professionals interested in using technology to increase their productivity, reduce client costs, and become more competitive. Neil also manages The TechnoLawyer Discussion List, a critically acclaimed online discussion forum that serves as both the hub of The Technolawyer Community and the publishing vehicle for certain TechnoLawyer programs.

Subjects: Features, Legal Research

CongressLine – Is the Good Samaritan Too Late for Y2K

The Fix

O n July 14 of this year, President Clinton and Vice President Gore spoke on the Year 2000 conversion issue at the National Academy of Sciences. The speech was

Subjects: CongressLine, Year 2000

Features – It’s the Content Stupid: A real life analysis of Microsoft and 21st century society, Part II

It’s the Content, Stupid A Real Life Analysis of Microsoft and 21st Century Society Part II By Charles Kafoure

Charles Kafoure is a technology consultant based in Indianapolis. He has been in the business of providing equipment, software and/or services for twenty five years. He has managed the establishment of large, turnkey computer projects in Korea, China, Singapore, Japan, the U.S., other Asian and European countries, and in Australia. He currently focuses on technology services for legal, real estate and other professional businesses. He will soon publish an article entitled, “Litigation Management: Organize Using Project Management Methodology.”

Subjects: Features, Technology Trends

Extras – Some Quick Tips on Becoming a Marketing Genius in Eastern European Business Development

Some Quick Tips on Becoming a Marketing Genius in Eastern European Business Development By Robyn Rebollo

Robyn Rebollo is Law Librarian for McGuire, Woods, Battle and Boothe L.L.P.

Subjects: Extras, Law Firm Marketing

Extras – An Interview with Albert Brecht, USC Chief Information Officer

An Interview with Albert Brecht USC Chief Information Officer By Rachel Pergament

Rachel Pergament is currently the Collection Development/Acquisitions Librarian at the University of Southern California Law Library.

Subjects: Extras, Law Librarians

Notes from the Technology Trenches – August, 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, Technology Trends

ResearchWire – Using Search Services and Databases to Access Federal Government Services

ResearchWire Using Search Services and Databases to Access Federal Government Services By Cindy A. Pitchon

Cindy A. Pitchon is User Support Specialist at the Health Sciences Libraries Consortium in Philadelphia, PA.

Subjects: ResearchWire, Search Engines

Latest Links – Airliners Guide, etc….

(Posted August 1, 1998, Archived August 15, 1998)

mb.gifAirliners.Net http://www.airliners.net/

This site contains over 9000 photographs of aircraft. The types of photographs included are classic airliners, military aircraft, special paint schemes, government aircraft, helicopters, accidents, airport overviews, flight decks, and air to air. You can search the photos by aircraft name, airline, category, and keywords. In addition, there are sections on aircraft statistics and history, an aviation forum, and aviation humor

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links
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