Information Management

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

Information Management

Digitizing Historical Documents

You've got a lot of useful material, but its format makes it difficult to use. You decide to digitize! Do you do it in house? Send it out? Where will you store the files? How will you make it accessible to users? What are the copyright implications? Ideally this would be a panel discussion with a variety of approaches people have taken.

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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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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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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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IRs Beyond Faculty Scholarship and Law Reviews

Advanced issues in IR administration & management, including:

-Copyright issues

-Digitization

-Special collections

-Best practices

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The care and feeding of data: managing data sets

We'd love to see a program on the care and feeding of data sets - how do we manage them, how do we make long term plans, how to archive them, etc.

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APIs (Accessible Powerful Information?)

A well-known library technologist has said that it is critical for librarians to know how to deploy APIs in conjunction with library systems. This program will focus on the basics of APIs, what are they, how are they are used, and how we can learn to use them. Examples will feature how APIs have been successfully used to improve discoverability and access to resources.

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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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Blockchain is so 2017 - legal crytpotech for 2018

We've heard a lot about blockchain in 2017, but that's just one of several crpyptotechologies that could have a profound impact on the practice of law. In this session, we'll talk about related technologies which are being used to produce smart transactions, smart wills, and other legal entities.

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Fantastic Workflows - KM Case Studies

A panel that would feature a successful knowledge management project from one of each kind of library - firm/academic/gov - and how each was created and implemented. Each case study would touch on the same principles and practices associated with successful KM projects, as well as the challenges. As an example, for the law firm case study, an explanation of how a KM team implemented an expert witness tool for attorneys ...more »

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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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Experience with Experience Databases

A panel discussion about challenges and successes implementing and/or using experience management databases, primarily in a law firm setting. This would include speakers who have had experience using outside vendors as well as internal homegrown systems -- or using a combination of tools to capture experience management information.

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