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.

Information Management

Submitted by (@jackiemagagnosc)

Hands on with OpenRefine

OpenRefine is a powerful tool useful in data cleaning and other remediation projects. 2018's session provided an introduction, but to best understand OpenRefine's powerful functionality, hands on work is needed. Provide a space and guided exercises to explore this tool.

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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 (@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 (@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 (@kcb000)

Take Full Advantage of Free Legal Information

There is tons of legal information out there on the web - not just published by official government bodies, but also educational institutions, firms and corporations, non-profits, and organizations. This session would discuss how to 1) think about free legal information in all its stripes, and 2) teach and navigate researchers toward it.

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Submitted by (@carahjohnson)

How to Move Your Library as Painlessly as Possible

What do you do when your law firm decides to relocate the library, internally or to a new site? What do you do when your law school library is required to move to higher ground permanently due to flood concerns? This session would cover the purging of outdated materials, digitizing as much of the collection as possible, updating your catalog system as needed, working with your facilities team, working with your IT helpdesk ...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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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 (@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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