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

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Navigating Copyright Ownership, CCC, and Permissions Depts.

Copyright has exceptions that let you make some uses without permission, but what if those exceptions don't help? This session will discuss finding copyright owners and how to work with authors, the Copyright Clearance Center, performing rights organizations, and publisher permissions departments to effectively obtain necessary clearances.

Submitted by (@bkeele)

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AI in CI

How can AI products be used to enhance the competitive intelligence process. Panel discussion featuring librarians using these products in the CI process.

Submitted by (@carenluckie)

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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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Trump's Tweets: Can 140 characters be Presidential Records?

The passage of the Presidential Records Act sought to preserve the records of the President rather than let them be destroyed or lost. President Trump communicates with the American People more via his tweets than he does through any other means of communication. Can these be considered part of his Presidential Records? Media have discussed this issue, but a deep dive into the actual legislation, amendments, and subsequent ...more »

Submitted by (@dlheller)

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Knowledge transfers - strategies to get from tacit to explicit

We all have been in the room with someone who has a wealth of information but it's all in their head and not on paper. How can we make this organizational knowledge available to others? What works and what doesn't? This program will explore how to design successful after action reviews, in-house trainings, practice group sessions etc.

Submitted by (@saskia)

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The Robot Lawyer

Technology-fueled disruption has made its way into industries like healthcare, transportation, journalism and many more. At the center of this disruption is artificial intelligence ("AI"), which refers to a computer's ability to mimic "cognitive" functions such as "learning" and "problem solving" that are commonly associated with the human mind. Those familiar with the practice of law expect that AI will disrupt the ...more »

Submitted by (@carenluckie)

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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.

Submitted by (@airvin)

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An Open Conversation About Algortihmic Accouontabiity

A program with representatives of legal database vendors to discuss what they have done and what they can do to improve algorithmic accountability. All of the vendors now know the law librarians are demanding more openness about how to search their databases: what factors are at play when we keyword search? Let librarians know what they need to know to teach search strategy and to make informed collection development ...more »

Submitted by (@susan.mart)

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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.

Submitted by (@evelyn.ma)

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Regulatory research in foreign countries

Regulation has rapidly become a significant source of law in civil law countries as well as common law countries. When tasked to locate, research, or teach about foreign regulations, what are the most important factors to keep in mind? What are the steps you should take to figure out the big picture first? Are there any assumptions or traps that you should deliberately avoid as a US educated legal researcher? Are there ...more »

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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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