Information Management

Think about:  Collection Development  Organization & Access  Preservation & Retention  Knowledge Management  Information Governance

Information Management

Information gateways--bots portals and more

We used to have pathfinders. How are information professionals and others using new gateways like bots, chatbots, portals, chat and other tools to guide searchers to their destination? Discussion on how these work and what they do, then panel discussion with demos

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Accessibility Testing for Librarians

When creating our own web content and when making licensing and purchasing decisions librarians should consider accessibility. Relying on information from outside sources is often unreliable. Librarians can be better web designers and better negotiators if empowered with the ability to do some simple web accessibility testing on their own. Learn the tools and tricks to check for basic accessibility issues and to identify ...more »

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Creating an institutional repository on the cheap

This proposed session will cover how to create your own institutional repository when your library either lacks funding or IT infrastructure. The session will go over how you can install Dspace onto Amazon's Web Services. This allows libraries to create a full-fledged institutional repository while not requiring their own hardware, support from their IT department, or sophisticated technology skills. A Dspace installation ...more »

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Crowdsourcing an institutional repository

This proposed session covers how crowdsourcing can assist in the development of an institutional repository. Using the "Documenting Ferguson" Omeka site managed by Washington University (http://digital.wustl.edu/ferguson/), the session will instruct libraries how they can create an Omeka-based repository that utilizes the Contribution plugin (http://omeka.org/add-ons/plugins/contribution/). This permits users to anonymously ...more »

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Creating a Preservation Plan

Collection care prioritization

Ethical issues - digitizing, making publicly available, ownership

Managing a preservation program

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Information Governance -- What Is It & Why Should I Care?

Information Governance (IG) is a natural for law librarians. It combines Knowledge Management (we've been doing that since before the Great Library of Alexandria), IT, Records Management, Data Governance, and many other fields that we deal with on a daily basis. Yet, so many of us are not at the IG table. This intro to IG session explains what IG is, how it affects the entire organization, and where librarian skills fit ...more »

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Data Mining for Meaning: The Law and Corpus Linguistics Project

Corpus linguistics is a method for investigating the meanings of words by analyzing naturally occurring language in systematic collections of texts called “corpora.” Linguists have long understood that corpora are a better guide to interpretation than native speaker intuition or even dictionaries. With advances in computer technology, the use of corpus linguistics for research has expanded dramatically, but legal scholars ...more »

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Blockchain use in the legal industry

Panel discussion on blockchain use that can be applied to legal industry. Attendees come away with ideas and tools to use/discuss/promote

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Is Digitization Preservation?

Common digitization beliefs

Guidelines for the stewardship of digital records

Making digitization and preservation work together

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Patron Privacy in Law Library Websites and Resources

Librarians have a reputation for protecting patron privacy. But as more library services and content move to the web, librarians relinquish control to vendor privacy policies and technologies over which neither librarian nor patron has control. Vendors may track patron usage themselves, or (more commonly) they install add-ons to their platforms that allow third-party data collectors to track patrons across multiple websites. ...more »

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Don't Reinvent Your Research! KM Tips to Reuse Org. Work Product

Cut research time and demonstrate your library's value by using Knowledge Management (KM) and Records and Information (RIM) techniques to reuse, recycle, and re-purpose your organization's work product. Takeaways include: 1) How to identify work product that may have additional uses; 2) Meta data tips to make retrieval easy and accurate; 3) Ways to show that you can apply #s 1 & 2 to the larger organization, and not just ...more »

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When Systems Change

In addition to death and taxes, one more thing is certain; a system change. With the rapid pace of technology development, the majority of libraries are either in the middle of a system migration, considering one, or recovering from one. With the guidance of those who have gone before us, these changes don’t have to be as scary as death or taxes. This program will feature a panel discussion on what members have learned ...more »

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