Teaching & Training

Video Editing for Law Librarians

Basics of video editing to be used for patron instruction, outreach, in-house and association training. Program would include overview of commonly-completed tasks, tips on video capture, and intro to common free, low-cost, and high-cost/professional software/hardware options. The program could be expanded to a workshop or deep dive depending on interest.

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Marketing & Outreach

Remote Reference: Expanding the reference desk digitally

I would like to see a program on strategies for providing reference services to geographically-dispersed audiences. For my immediate need, I would like to hear how government law libraries expand services to all corners of their jurisdiction using any and all forms of digital asynchronous and real-time communication, including video conference, chat, email, remote desktop manipulation, etc. It would also be useful to ...more »

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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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Information Management

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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Information Management

Workshop: creating an app

Using a given tool, perhaps Neota Logic, develop an app that can be used to create individually designed solutions in terms of access or process-- similar to what Neota runs at Iron Lawyer at Georgetown.

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Teaching & Training

Overview of various Knowledge Management or Time-Keeping Systems

Instructional librarians are increasing being called upon to produce practice-ready students, and similarly, to tailor their ALR classes to meet ABA simulation course standards. One method of achieving these goals is to incorporate knowledge management systems and/or time-keeping systems into the classroom. As academic librarians, we do not have access to these various systems (vendors have been reluctant to give demo ...more »

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Professionalism & Leadership at Every Level

Librarians and Coding - real lifelong learning

We refer to librarians as life-long learners, yet we oft times build our resumes and careers along tracks "Technical Services," "Access Services," etc in academic libraries - but I think we need to advocate a more cross-departmental learning curve - especially now - wherein more librarians learn to code and can this contribute to locally produced library applications and tools of all sorts. This "new" skill set goes hand-in-hand ...more »

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Information Management

OpenRefine to Manage Your Metadata

Hands on deep dive (like this year's Linked Data on Your Laptop) to expose attendees to using OpenRefine software (http://openrefine.org/) to manipulate and manage any form of metadata in your organization. Program should include suggested, practical uses and a significant hands on component.

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Teaching & Training

Teaching law practice technology/management classes

More and more librarians are being called upon to teach law practice management and/or law practice technology courses. It is so rampant that a caucus has been created on this topic. It would be great for a session or sessions to focus on: curriculum design, helpful vendors, what has worked/not worked at other schools, and what the firms want new associates to know with regards to technology.

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