Research & Analysis

Think about:  Knowledge of Law & Legal Systems  Subject Matter Expertise  Knowledge & Navigation of Information Sources  Critical Evaluation & Synthesis of Information  Ethical Use of Information

Research & Analysis

Trademark Research

Can we have a session that covers:

pitfalls of trademark research

how to research a trademark for a logo

difference between block marks, design marks and stylized marks and how to search them

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Regulating Cyberspace

The program will provide an overview of the international legal framework governing cyberspace operations and cybersecurity, with a discussion of current issues relating to national security, cybercrimes and risks, internet governance as well as data privacy laws. It will survey relevant print and electronic resources.

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#memorialize activism.#conceptualize action. #catalyze change

#memorialize activism.#conceptualize action. #catalyze change: how annotated bibliographies are making an LGBT impact. The two editors-in-chief of the Annotated Bibliography: Sexual Orientation and Gender Identities. (Hein, forthcoming) would like to moderate a 3-member panel on the role of library scholarship. One speaker, a well-esteemed member of the community who has witnessed the history of LGBT activism and scholarship ...more »

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Researching EU Legislation

This session will review the legislative process(es) at the EU, will show researchers how to find legislative materials at each stage of legislation as well as to find the materials related to already passed legislation. Will touch on national implementation. Will concentrate on freely accessible EUR-LEX databases.

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How to find almost anyone almost anywhere

A session on different tips and techniques for researching people. The session could cover everything from free online sources, to reports from sources like Accurint, to how to use social media platforms and geo tagging.

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Demystifying Text Analysis: A Tutorial in Method and Practice

Commercial databases, search engines, and legal product vendors rely upon a sophisticated set of data algorithms to systematically organize, sort, summarize, and describe large amounts of textual information. Despite the centrality of these systems--and the algorithms upon which they depend--to our working (and personal) lives, the inner-workings of "text analysis" are little understood. This session provides an accessible ...more »

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Essential Skills for Business Intelligence Professionals

If you are transitioning to a new BI/CI role this program will help you identify essential skills, tools and techniques to become a successful business intelligence professional. You will learn about corporate research databases, business financials and terminology, data visualization products, statistics and more. Don't worry: if you have intellectual curiosity your skill development will come naturally.

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The Maryland "Jew Bill" of 1826

After prolonged debate Maryland became one of the last states in which Jews had civil rights. The debate in many ways can be seen as a prequel to future debates over civil rights which are still taking place. This program could serve as the "local history" program for the Legal History and Rare Book SIS, and might also be of interest to the Jewish Librarians Caucus and the Social Responsibities SIS.

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