Category «Legal Profession»

Analyze This: The Evolution of Competitive Intelligence Products for the Legal Profession

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.”

Subjects: Competitive Intelligence, Legal Profession

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Are You Ready for Podcasting?

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.

Subjects: Legal Profession, Legal Technology, Presentation Skills, Presentation Software, Training

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.

Subjects: Continuing Legal Education, Legal Profession, Search Engines

The Tao of Law Librarianship: Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

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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, 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.

Subjects: Continuing Legal Education, Law Librarians, Law Library Management, Legal Profession, Libraries & Librarians

Features – Criminal Justice Ethics Sources on the Internet

Criminal Justice Ethics Sources on the Internet

By Ken Strutin

Subjects: Ethics, Features, Internet Resources, Internet Resources - Web Links, Legal Research

Features – Bibliography of Employment Resources for Law Librarians

Bibliography of Employment Resources for Law Librarians

By Gloria Miccioli

Subjects: Features, Job Hunting, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians

Notes from the Tech Trenches: More on Factiva; Summer Training Ideas

More on Factiva; Summer Training Ideas

Subjects: Legal Research Training, LEXIS, Notes from the Technology Trenches, Summer Associate Programs, Westlaw

Guide on the Side – Preparing for Your Next Job Interview

Previous articles by Marie Wallace

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).

Subjects: Guide on the Side, Job Hunting

Notes from the Technology Trenches – Top Web Sites for Summer Associates

Top Web Sites for Summer Associates

Subjects: Internet Resources, Legal Research Training, Notes from the Technology Trenches, Summer Associate Programs
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