Category «Law Librarians»

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

Features – Adobe’s Macromedia Studio 8 — What’s New in the Upgrade?

Adobe’s Macromedia Studio 8 — What’s New in the Upgrade?

By Roger V. Skalbeck

Roger V. Skalbeck is the Technology Librarian at George Mason School of Law in Arlington Virginia. He manages websites for GMU School of Law, The Critical Infrastructure Protection Program and a few other web-based projects. He has worked in law libraries for over a decade, and he recently received a law degree. Though he is now a lawyer, he doesn’t have plans to play one on television. This article is 100% free of legal advice.

Published January 15, 2006

Subjects: Intranets, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians, Web Management, Web Utilities

Reference From Coast to Coast: Reference Reciprocity Part 2

Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen address the learning opportunities that arise when a research assignment involves unfamiliar issues or areas.

Subjects: Communication Skills, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians, Reference Resources, Reference Services

Eight Reasons Solo Lawyers Should Use Law Libraries

Legal research and training expert Mary Whisner details the many resources and services (such as databases, books, conference space) available to solo practitioners that are provided by public law libraries.

Subjects: Court Resources, Law Librarians, Legal Research, Legal Research Training, Online Legal Research Services

Let the People Know the Facts: Can Government Information Removed from the Internet Be Reclaimed?

Susan Nevelow Mart examines the legal basis of the public’s right to access government information, reviews the types of information that have recently been removed from the Internet, and analyzes the rationales given for the removals. The article suggests that the concerted use of the Freedom of Information Act by public interest groups and their constituents is a possible method of returning the information to the Internet.

Subjects: E-Government, Freedom of Information, Government Resources, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians

Reference from Coast to Coast

LLRX welcomes the return of intrepid research and reference experts Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen, whose suggestions in this column focus on efficient communications, establishing and maintaining productive professional relationships and as always, providing effective, comprehensive services.

Subjects: Law Librarians, Legal Research Training, Libraries & Librarians, Reference from Coast to Coast, Reference Resources, Reference Services, Training

Job Swaps and Library Exchanges

Does the idea of visiting a law library in another country or participating in an work exchange interest you? If so, Katie Thomas has some great resources to assist you in facilitating this experience.

Subjects: Job Hunting, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians

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

Connie Crosby relates the experiences of several colleagues whose career development paths led to opportunities to work in libraries abroad, and on projects that they may not have otherwise considered. Their stories highlight creative ways to develop professional credentials as well as to expand personal horizons.

Subjects: Communication Skills, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians, Library Marketing
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