Category «Legal Technology»

ResearchWire – Update to Year 2000: Millenium Milestone or Mishap?

ResearchWire Update to Year 2000: Millenium Milestone or Mishap? By Genie Tyburski

Genie Tyburski is the Research Librarian for Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the editor of The Virtual Chase:TM A Research Site for Legal Professionals .

Subjects: ResearchWire, Year 2000

Newstand – March 1998

March 1998 Archive

(Posted March 16, 1998; Archived April 15, 1998)

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CD-ROM to DVD-ROM: Moving Optical Storage Along a Bumpy Road into the New Century, p26. A review of CD-ROM, CD-Recordable and DVD systems, including Web sites for more information.

Subjects: News (Newstand), Newstand

Extras – Cataloging Tips: Doin’ the Publisher Shuffle

Cataloging Tips: Doin’ the Publisher Shuffle By Joni Lynn Cassidy President, Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc.

Joni Lynn Cassidy is President/Co-owner/Founder of Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc., a small quality-driven company providing contract cataloguing and technical services to law firm, bar association, corporate and special libraries throughout the U.S. and Europe. She founded Cassidy Cataloguing in 1985 and was joined full-time by her “computer wiz” husband, Michael, in 1988. A professional and support staff of 12 serves 75 libraries. Recent projects include the reclassification of the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School to Library of Congress classification.

Subjects: Cataloging, Extras

Latest Links – Cataloging Internet Resources, etc….

(Posted March 16, 1998; Archived April 15, 1998)

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The manual, Cataloging Internet Resources: A Manual and Practical Guide, is located at this site. If you are considering joining the growing trend to catalog Internet resources, this manual can assist you in the process.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Features – Navigating the Maze of Criminal Records Retrieval

Navigating the Maze of Criminal Records Retrieval By Lynn Peterson

Lynn Peterson is president of PFC Information Services, Inc. , a public records research firm located in Oakland, California. Lynn has been quoted on public records research in a variety of sources including The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, and The Information Broker’s Handbook. PFC Information Services provides public records research for law firms, corporations, lenders, venture capitalists, employers, the media, and other information research firms.

Subjects: Criminal Law, Features, Public Records

CongressLine – Is Filtering the Solution? The McCain-Franks Assault on Internet Smut

The backbone of the legislation is the universal service program, established by the Telecommunications Act of 1996, which subsidizes Internet hook-ups for schools, libraries and rural

Subjects: CongressLine, Internet Filtering, Pornography

Latest Links – Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, etc…..

(Posted February 15, 1998; Archived March 16, 1998)

mb.gifJoint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations http://www.jcaho.org/mm_publc.htm

JCAHO accredits almost 18,000 healthcare organizations and programs. The page of the site most useful to the majority of users is Quality Check which is the searchable Directory of Accredited Organizations. Information included from a search is address, phone, accreditation rating and if available, a full performance report. There is also an annotated list links to health care web sites.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Features – Database Password Theft: A Lesson on Monitoring Billing & Preventing Loss

Database Password Theft: A Lesson on Monitoring Billing & Preventing Loss By Nanna K. Frye

Nanna K. Frye (J.D. & M.S.L.S.) is currently the Law Librarian for the Court of Appeal, 4th District in San Diego.

Subjects: Computer Security, Features

Features – Lawyers, Libraries, and Technology

Lawyers, Libraries, and Technology By Joe Stephens Law Librarian, Oregon Supreme Court Library

Joe Stephens is a former parasitologist, teacher of symbolic logic, public reference librarian and law firm librarian. If he had it to do all over again, he would be a meteorologist.

Subjects: Features, Legal Technology, Library Software & Technology
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