Conrad J. Jacoby discusses the important role of the project manager, and how critical oversight allows this individual to anticipate and identify potential problems quickly so that they can be resolved without derailing the case.
Connie Crosby describes the hardware and software options available to create and maintain a podcast. She also delves into the reasons why this may be a perfect medium for teaching law students and lawyers. Connie’s investigation into podcasting reveals that a range of topical content is available, produced by professionals and hobbyists. This is a great guide to an emerging technology that offers interesting opportunities to teach, train and communicate in an interactive and cost effective manner.
Faulkner’s Practical Web Strategies for Attorneys: I’ll Take My Legal News to Go Please – A Intro to Podcasting
Frederick L. Faulkner IV explains the basics of podcasting, its future role as a platform for CLE credits, and tools for locating, subscribing to and downloading podcasts. He also highlights the work of lawyers who are pioneering the delivery of content using this application.
Competitive intelligence and marketing expert Donna Cavallini reviews ALM Research Online, a service that allows users to search, sort and analyze key legal industry data. Donna’s bottom line: this is a “must-have tool.”
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, and writes her own self-titled blogs for law librarians. She is Co-Chair of the Northeast Regional Law Libraries Meeting to be held in Toronto – October 17-21, 2007, is Past President of the Toronto Association of Law Libraries and currently serves as Member at Large for the Canadian Association of Law Libraries.
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Marie Wallace has enjoyed a fulfilling career as a librarian, beginning in 1951 in academia with the University of California and transitioning in 1971 into the private law library world until her 1995 retirement from O’Melveny & Myers. She is the 1997 recipient of the American Association of Law Libraries‘ highest honor, the Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award. Throughout her professional life, Marie has been a guiding force in the Southern California Association of Law Libraries, Practising Law Institute’s programs for law librarians and Teaching Legal Research in Private Law Libraries (TRIPLL).