Features – Building Bridges Between Law Firm Managers: Technology is the Key

Building Bridges Between Law Firm Managers: Technology is the Key By Linda Sedloff Orton

Linda Sedloff Orton is President of Intelligent Marketing Solutions, Inc. She is also President of the New York Metropolitan Chapter of NALMA (Marketing Association). Linda is a marketing consultant and recruits and places marketing professionals in professional service firms. She has worked in New York and London for top law firms as the first marketing director for four firms, a recruitment manager and initially as a litigation paralegal and case manager. She has a B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Subjects: Features, Law Library Management

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

ResearchWire – Easy, Fun and Taxes?! 1997 Electronic Options

ResearchWire Easy, Fun and Taxes?! 1997 Electronic Options 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, Tax

Guide on the Side – How to Turn Stage Fright into Peak Performance

Guide on the Side How to Turn Stage Fright into Peak Performance By Marie Wallace

(Posted March 1, 1998; Archived April 1, 1998)

Subjects: Guide on the Side, Presentation Skills

Features – Knowledge Management: Part II

Knowledge Management Part II By Nina Platt

Nina Platt , who has worked in public, academic and special libraries, spending the last 10+ years as technical services/systems librarian in law libraries, is currently working as an information management/library automation consultant. Nina also compiled and maintains the Piper State Court Directory , a directory of state appellate court decisions on the Web.

Subjects: Features, Information Management

Extras – The PACER U.S. Party/Case Index: What it does and doesn’t (quite) do

The PACER U.S. Party/Case Index: What it does and doesn’t (quite) do By Roger Vicarius Skalbeck

Roger Vicarius Skalbeck is currently the Library Systems Specialist at the Washington, DC firm of Williams and Connolly. Roger worked previously in Minneapolis as a patent and trademark researcher, and he has also worked at general practice firms in Minneapolis and Chicago. Current activities include attempts to come up with creative solutions to technology-based legal research problems, from a librarians point of view.

Subjects: Court Resources, Extras

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

Notes from the Technology Trenches – February, 1998

Notes from the Technology Trenches By Elizabeth H. Klampert

Elizabeth H. Klampert is the Director of Library Services for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Ms. Klampert was formerly a litigator for five years, specializing in professional liability litigation. Before attending law school, she was a corporate librarian for twelve years, holding management positions in libraries in a number of large organizations, including Rainier National Bank in Seattle, Deloitte & Touche, and Merrill Lynch, both in New York. She received both her BA in English and MLS from the University of Washington in Seattle. She received her JD at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Subjects: Notes from the Technology Trenches

CongressLine – The Kyoto Protocol – a Political Maelstrom

The treaty seeks to reduce the collective emissions of industrialized countries by 5.2 % over a period of years by lowering the output of 6 greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous

Subjects: CongressLine, Environmental Law
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