Monthly archives: May, 1999

Features – A Review of the Lexis-Nexis Intranet Solutions

A Review of the Lexis-Nexis Intranet Solutions By Roger Vicarius Skalbeck

Roger Skalbeck is the Electronic Initiatives Librarian at Howrey & Simon in Washington, D.C., and is the Assistant Chair for the Web Committee of the Law Librarian’s Society of Washington, D.C. Current work activities cover myriad aspects of electronic research resource evaluation, intranet-based legal practice content development, as well as research and technology training, all from a librarian’s point of view.

Subjects: Features, Intranets, LEXIS

Latest Links – AbsoluteTrivia.com, etc…

(Posted May 17, 1999; Archived June 1, 1999)

Margaret's BioAbsoluteTrivia.com http://www.absolutetrivia.com/

AbsoluteTrivia.com claims to be a search engine covering 5,000+ facts that is updated on a daily basis. The user can search by a word of their choice or browse any of the twenty trivia categories listed. There is a daily Trivia Tidbit, a listing of what special day the current date may be and a short list of famous persons born on the current date. You can also select to view additional categories of Random Trivia, Random Quotation or Today in History. You can take a Trivia Test, participate in the online Trivia Talk Forum, visit the Trivia Shop or subscribe to the Absolute Trivia Weekly Top Ten which will be delivered to your e-mail address.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Features – California Law Librarians Talk Back – A Response to Outsourcing a Private Law Library: In Defense of the Pillsbury, M

California Law Librarians Talk Back Their Response to: Outsourcing a Private Law Library: In Defense of the Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro Decision

(Posted May 17, 1999; Archived June 15, 1999)

Subjects: Features, Outsourcing

Features – Outsourcing a Private Law Library: In Defense of the Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro Decision

Outsourcing a Private Law Library: In Defense of the Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro Decision By Janice Hammond

Janice Hammond is the former Library Manager for Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro in San Francisco.

Subjects: Features, Outsourcing

CongressLine – Web Accessibility Guidelines: Striving Toward Universal Access

The Law of the Land

The Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1998 were signed into law on August 7, 1998 as title IV of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (P.L. 105-220). (The text of section

Subjects: CongressLine, Cyberlaw Legislation

Notes from the Technology Trenches – May, 1999

Notes from the Technology Trenches By Elizabeth H. Klampert

Elizabeth H. Klampert , the former Director of Library Services at the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, is an attorney and consultant, specializing in legal research and technology, with an emphasis on the growing body of cyberlaw.

Subjects: Notes from the Technology Trenches, Technology Trends

Reference from Coast to Coast – Where Can I Find Historical Stock Prices?

Reference from Coast to Coast: Searches and Strategies By Beth Mrkvicka, Reference Librarian Katten Muchin & Zavis, Chicago Welcome to Reference From Coast to Coast: Sources and Strategies, a new monthly column written by the KMZ librarians. Headquartered in Chicago, Katten Muchin & Zavis has reference librarians in Washington DC, Chicago and Los Angeles. There are eight professional librarians who are assisted by a great support staff. The KMZ librarians field questions and participate in research in a myriad of subject areas. This column will highlight some of our favorite reference sources and research techniques in the hope that sharing information will help you in your day to day jobs. We welcome all of your comments and questions, and would particularly like feedback on sources and strategies that YOU use for research on our column topics.

Please send comments to the author.

Published May 17, 1999

Subjects: Reference from Coast to Coast, Reference Resources

Extras – Research on the Internet, and Integrating Research Capabilities into Your Intranet

Research on the Internet and Integrating Research Capabilities into Your Intranet LegalTech Los Angeles – May 10-12, 1999 By Sabrina I. Pacifici and Cindy L. Chick

(Posted May 17, 1999; Archived June 15, 1999)

Subjects: Extras, Internet Resources, Intranets

Latest Links – ALiNUS, etc…

(Posted May 1, 1999; Archived May 17, 1999)

Margaret's BioALiNUS http://libaxp.hartford.edu/llr/alinusin.htm

ALiNUS, hosted by the University of Hartford Libraries and Learning Resources, is an Internet gateway to 300+ online academic library newsletters in the U.S. The mission of ALiNUS is to “encourage communication among academic librarians.” The list of newsletters can be browsed or searched by title or institution. The newsletters can be a useful comparison for any librarian publishing or desiring to publish a library newsletter.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links
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