Beverly Butula’s primer focuses on demonstrating the value and potential of professional blogs, as well as tools and techniques to monitor them.
Beth Wellington comments on mine safety legislation one year after the Sago Mine disaster.
Burney’s Legal Tech Reviews – The Better Digital Mouse Trap, an All Purpose Travel Bag, and a Shiny Cell Phone
Brett Burney reviews an innovative travel mouse holder, a really fine all-purpose travel bag, and a reliable, full featured cell phone without all the extraneous bells and whistles.
Nicholas Moline reviews the announcements made this month at MacWorld 2008 in San Francisco.
Peggy Garvin reviews the new interface, new features and capabilities, and roster of participants on what has been dubbed “Regulations.gov 2.0,” released in December 2007 by OMB.
Ken Strutin’s comprehensive, detailed guide highlights selected online resources describing defense investigation standards and practices, training and certification options, as well as useful guides and educational materials.
Social Networks for Law Librarians and Law Libraries, or How We Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love Friending
Debbie Ginsberg and Meg Kribble discuss how social networks create links between people, forming connections based on interests, expertise, past employment or education, and friendships. They specifically focus on how law librarians can use social networks such as LinkedIn, Ning, Facebook, and even MySpace to promote useful websites and legal resources as well their own expertise and interests.
This month Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen focus on sources of multi-state legal research. They advise that before you begin your research, identify the area, such as statutes, case law or regulations, to facilitate a more efficient and effective result.
Conrad J. Jacoby provides a comprehensive review of this retro PCs composition, features and functionality as well as an user’s perspective on its performance and value to its target audience, children between the ages of six and twelve.
Now that Congress has passed and the President has signed the FOIA Amendments known as the OPEN Government Act of 2007, many wonder what the new law does and doesn’t do for FOIA requesters. Scott A. Hodes reviews the major provisions of the new law and how it will or won’t affect FOIA requesters.