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Digitizing Historical Documents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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Teaching & Training

Inspire Me: Teaching Techniques that Make an Impact

This session would bring together law librarians who teach legal research to discuss ways in which they inspire their students by using particular teaching methods. Panelists will discuss creative ideas that teach lessons beyond the course learning objectives. Panelists will share how they implemented their techniques and how students responded to their methods. Participants will take away ideas to implement in their ...more »

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Management & Business Acumen

My [firm, school, SIS, etc] wants strategic planning. Now what?

Strategic planning is used by a variety of entities. Librarians and other information professionals are often asked to participate in strategic planning by their employers, AALL Chapters and SIS's, local groups, and others. Unfortunately, teaching the process of strategic planning is not as common as the requests for participation, leaving individuals to try to figure out what they need to do. It is time to embrace strategic ...more »

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Information Management

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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Professionalism & Leadership at Every Level

Keeping it current: Relating to & leading new(er) librarians

Librarians with many years of experience managing libraries often express a desire to stay connected to new librarians and learn how to cultivate their new and innovative ideas. At annual meetings, it is overheard that library managers and experienced librarians feel very disconnected from new(er) librarians. In fact, library directors and managers often do not know what new(er) librarians expect from them especially ...more »

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The latest technology

How are the hot new technologies being used in practice - whether in a library setting or by the attorneys themselves. Each year, there are new technologies to make the practice of law easier/better/more efficient. Information professionals and attorneys would share which technologies they've implemented and what has worked, as well as what has not.

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