Monthly archives: April, 2007

Gadgets, Gadgets, Gadgets!

Computers in Libraries 2007 once again hosted Barbara Fullerton, Sabrina Pacifici and Aaron Schmidt’s popular round-robin of the latest and greatest gadgets, from simple and practical to sophisticated and cutting edge, with recommendations in everyone’s price range.

Subjects: Gadgets, Libraries & Librarians, WiFi

The Government Domain: Tracking Federal Dollars

Peggy Garvin reviews the strengths, weaknesses and range of source material offered by several free online federal contracts and awards information databases.

Subjects: Congress, E-Government, Government Resources, Legal Research, The Government Domain

Features – Legal Protection of Cultural Property: A Selective Resource Guide

Louise Tsang’s updated guide focuses on important information print and electronic sources specific to the protection of cultural property in wartime, international trade in cultural property, and the laws applicable to the illicit traffic of art and antiquities.

Subjects: Cultural Property, Features, International Legal Research

FOIA – Social Security Administration presentations

This set of presentations is from the Social Security Administration, obtained by an LLRX.com reader, via a FOIA request. It was developed as a top-level summary type internal briefing for SSA managers on FOIA.

Subjects: Freedom of Information

Reference from Coast to Coast: Stalking and Finding the Full-Text Article

Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen discuss a successful strategy for locating hard to find articles using a range of sources, including directories, online catalogs, specialized databases, commercial websites, and academic document delivery services.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Legal Research, Librarian Resources, Reference from Coast to Coast, Search Strategies

Burney’s Legal Tech Reviews – A Terrific Digital Rolodex and Verizon Broadband Wireless Modem

Brett Burney extols the capabilities of a small, lightweight scanner that offers a convenient way to index, store and access all the business cards you routinely collect. He also recommends a 3G modem card for your laptop that will significantly improve your mobile connectivity.

Subjects: Burney's Legal Tech Reviews, Business Cards, Gadgets, Legal Marketing, Mobile Technology, Telecommuting, WiFi

After Hours: Move Over, Spinach: Chocolate to the Rescue!

Kathy Biehl highlights niche, premium chocolates which boast not only unique flavors but additional medicinal herbal properties.

Subjects: After Hours, E-Commerce, Food

CongressLine by GalleryWatch.com – Reporting on Congress

Legislative research expert Paul Jenks describes why the electronic version of the Congressional Record remains a vital source of information on Congressional proceedings. Paul also references a number of daily commercial publications that should be included in your tracking and monitoring process.

Subjects: CongressLine

E-Discovery Update: Recognizing Hidden Logistical Bottlenecks in E-Discovery

Conrad J. Jacoby’s column describes with precision and detail the technology, process and associated timeline involved in a data harvesting project.

Subjects: E-Discovery, E-Discovery Update
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