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 »
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 »
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 »
Regular expressions are sequences of characters defining a search pattern. They are powerful tools for data manipulation that can be employed within the MarcEdit software suite.
The Request for Proposals process is frequently a requirement in making large purchasing decisions, e.g. when a library chooses a new Knowledge Management system. How can we most effectively use this process to meet institutional needs/goals and make good product choices.
Subtitle: Lessons Learned from Publishing the Decisions of the U.S. Court of International Trade In 2010, the administrative agency responsible for the official reports of the U.S. Court of International Trade decided to stop publishing. However, because publication of the court's decisions is required by statute, the task fell upon the court to take up the challenge. After several failed attempts, the library recently ...more »