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 (@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 (@jackiemagagnosc)

Best practices for the RFP process

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.

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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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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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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 (@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 (@nscibellibouthilet)

You're a Librarian? Why don't you manage Records too?

Have you been tasked with managing your organization's records? You are not alone! As Information Professionals, we are sometimes asked to use our expertise to manage our institution's records and that's a tricky task. Learn how to approach records management and leverage your librarian skills in this arena. Develop a records retention policy for client and administrative files, utilize a records management application ...more »

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Submitted by (@claraliao)

Things you need to know before moving into a new ILS

These days with the rising cost of ILS system maintenance, more and more libraries are moving/considering moving toward open source/customizable ILS. However, there are lots of technical issues one needs to know before jumping into the pool. The program will present pros and cons of technical issues during and after the data migration and system transition so that other libraries with such a thought may be better prepared ...more »

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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 (@lucycg)

Uncover Better Insights from Your Data

Grabed this directly from the Harvard Bus Rev Uncover Better Insights from Your Data Today’s business environment brings with it an onslaught of data, but leaving the analysis to others in your company just won’t cut it. Now more than ever, managers must know how to tease insight from data—to understand where it comes from, make sense of the numbers, and use those findings to inform their toughest decisions. Learn how ...more »

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