Information Management

Information Management

Ensuring and facilitating timely access to relevant legal information fosters sound legal arguments and wise legal decisions while mitigating loss and risk.

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Submitted by (@juliejones)

Making the Most of Library Intranets

Law firm libraries subscribe to a wide variety of electronic resources, but sometimes increasing awareness and use of these resources can be challenging. A library intranet is a powerful tool for meeting this challenge. Topics that may be relevant for this program include development and management of library intranets, tools such as Sharepoint, types of content that should be included, resource access points (practice/jurisdiction ...more »

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Re-imagining the Library Catalog for Today's Law Firms Libraries

With the transition of law firm libraries to primarily electronic resources, it's time (actually past time) to take a good hard look at the traditional library catalog. If your catalog is only used by the librarians, this program is for you. Among the discussion points: Are tools designed primarily for the handling print resources still relevant? When the need for serials control and circulation are no longer required, ...more »

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Submitted by (@dawn.smith1)

Thinking outside the box: Non-Traditional Library Job Creation

Having worked outside of a law library for several years as a Director of Prospect Managment in an academic advancement office (fundraising) opened my eyes to new ways to leverage my librarian research and information management skills as well as my knowledge of publically accessible government documents and legal research data resources. I would like to present a paneled program with former "traditional librarians" ...more »

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Weeding the Collection (again): Best Practices

Weeding the library's collection is an ongoing task for collection development specialists. As more sources move online, how should we decide what to keep in print and what to weed? Also, how much can we rely on "open access" sources? Ideally, this program would assemble law librarians in different environments (e.g., academic, firm) and it would focus on weeding in the general collection as well as special collections, ...more »

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Submitted by (@leejootaek)

Collection and acquisitions decisions for branch libraries

This program will deal with the issues relating to the libraries which has more than one branche or campuse, including: (1) What are factors to consider when making collection and acquisition decisions for different branches; (2) how will manage information including patrons interests among these branches; (3) what are the best solutions to connect these branches including ILS, share folders, communication methods; and ...more »

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Submitted by (@tarynrucinski)

Court Libraries As Case Publishers?

Subtitle: Lessons Learned from Publishing the Decisions of the U.S. Court of International Trade The U.S. Court of International Trade recently took on the challenge of producing the official opinions of the court in print.. After several failed attempts, the library recently produced its very first, in-house, edited, and published case reporter. Please join us for a hands on session describing the work flow, process, ...more »

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Submitted by (@rdecker)

OCLC Collection Manager for Law Collections

Collection Manager (https://www.oclc.org/en/worldshare-collection-manager.html) is OCLC's knowledge base and helps to streamline resource management and MARC record delivery for both electronic and print collections. It is available for free to all OCLC member libraries. This program would show what it is and how to use it, review existing law collections, explore best practices, and discuss ways to encourage law libraries ...more »

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Submitted by (@dkoppang)

Knowledge Management in Practice

Moving beyond KM 101, see examples of KM projects that have been implemented - intranet dashboards, KM search integration tools (i.e., WestKM, Lexis Search Advantage), knowledge bases, document automation tools. Learn what are realistic timelines to implement these projects and what are the quick successes to get off the ground in order to build support for future KM initiatives.

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Submitted by (@jackiemagagnosc)

DIY API

Following up on Annual Meeting 2018's successful program introducing APIs, what they are, and how they are used, provide a hands on session where practitioners can experiment with creating their own APIs in a safe environment.

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Submitted by (@jackiemagagnosc)

New kids on the block - new and different library systems

Even though the library systems market is changing and consolidating, there are some new players that are significantly different. FOLIO is planned to be an open source, modular knowledge management system designed and implemented by its users. TIND is a cloud based system which seems like it is completely different. How do these systems compare in cost and functionality with more traditional products?

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Submitted by (@jackiemagagnosc)

An introduction to Library Carpentry

Library Carpentry (https://librarycarpentry.org/) states that they are: a group of librarians, repository managers, metadata librarians, research data managers, and other information workers who are committed to teaching and developing a range of lessons designed to help librarians develop skills around coding and data analysis. The lessons are designed so they can be completed as a course, or as self paced modules. The ...more »

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