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Connie Crosby is the founder of Crosby Group Consulting, started in January 2008 to help organizations and individuals visualize and start their social networking and knowledge management projects. Prior to creating Crosby Group, she was a library manager in a major Toronto law firm. A prolific writer, Connie is a founding member of the co-operative law and technology blog Slaw.ca and also contributes to the international blog law.librarians. She is an instructor with the Professional Learning Centre at the Faculty of Information Studies at the University of Toronto, teaching continuing education courses on social networking tools. She is also a teacher with the Special Libraries Association Click University. She has served as President of the Toronto Association of Law Libraries and on the executive board of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries. Read Connie's personal blog.

The Tao of Law Librarianship: If the Books Go, Will They Still Want Us?

Connie Crosby’s column returns with an insightful clarion call about the work in which we must engage now, collectively, to clarify, market and invigorate our profession.

Subjects: Blogs, Law Firm Marketing, Law Librarians, Legal Profession, Legal Research, Libraries & Librarians, Library Marketing, The Tao of Law Librarianship

The Tao of Law Librarianship – Keeping Up With Social Networking Tools

Connie Crosby gives us an insider’s view on a collection of Web 2.0 tools that librarians are using to connect, communicate, and stay on top of new developments.

Subjects: Legal Research, Legal Technology, Libraries & Librarians, Technology Trends, The Tao of Law Librarianship

Discovering the Latest in Web 2.0 Developments

Connie Crosby’s presentation illustrates and recommends a range of innovative applications that can be applied in any library setting to enhance, expand and diversify the dissemination of services and support for users.

Subjects: Features

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Using RSS Feeds for New Book Titles – Calling All Publishers

Connie Crosby suggests that publishers implement RSS feeds for new product announcements to help stem the tide of current awareness updates that often end up in the circular file.

Subjects: Case Management, Internet Trends, Legal Research, Library Marketing, Litigation Support, RSS Newsfeeds, The Tao of Law Librarianship

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Becoming A Wiki Warrior

Connie Crosby recommends wikis for a group of people working toward a consensus, whether it be creating an final project plan or a proposed working list for a department, office or practice group program, or coming to jointly agreed-upon wording in a document.

Subjects: Information Management, Law Librarians, The Tao of Law Librarianship, Wiki

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Reaching Across the Generations in the Profession

Connie Crosby addresses the evolving professional roles and expectations, goals and perspectives of librarians between Baby Boom and Generation X.

Subjects: Law Librarians, Law Library Management, Legal Research, Libraries & Librarians, Library Marketing, The Tao of Law Librarianship, Training

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Flickr is the Web Photo Tool Preferred by Superheroes and Librarians

Connie Crosby interviews Libraryman about how he uses the popular web-based photo sharing application, and its substantial value to the profession as teaching, training and communications application.

Subjects: Law Firm Marketing, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians, Technology Trends, The Tao of Law Librarianship, Training, Web Utilities

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Reining In Your Inner Change Freak

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Connie Crosby is Library Manager at WeirFoulds LLP in Toronto, Canada. She is a regular contributor to Slaw, a co-operative weblog about Canadian legal research and information technology, writes her own self-titled blogs for law librarians. and is the Canadian correspondent on Jim Milles’ law library podcast Check This Out! She is Co-Chair of the Northeast Regional Law Libraries Meeting to be held in Toronto – October 17-21, 2007, and currently serves on the Executive Board of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries.

Subjects: Blogs, Information Management, Law Librarians, Law Library Management, Legal Technology, The Tao of Law Librarianship

The Tao of Law Librarianship: The Truth About Blogging

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Connie Crosby is Library Manager at WeirFoulds LLP in Toronto, Canada. She is a regular contributor to Slaw, a co-operative weblog about Canadian legal research and information technology, writes her own self-titled blogs for law librarians. and is the Canadian correspondent on Jim Milles’ law library podcast Check This Out! She is Co-Chair of the Northeast Regional Law Libraries Meeting to be held in Toronto – October 17-21, 2007, and currently serves on the Executive Board of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries.

Subjects: Blogs, Information Management, Law Firm Marketing, Law Librarians, Legal Profession

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Librarian on the Verge of KM

Connie Crosby discusses the many paths that lead to implementing knowledge management solutions, as well as the collaborative process and applications already in use at many firms that that represent a useful foundation upon which to build and expand future programs and goals.

Subjects: Blogs, Information Management, Wiki
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