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

Artificial Intelligence and Implicit Bias

Algorithms and taxonomies are ultimately created by human beings with our own prejudices and stereotypes. Your black box and/or other new AI technologies could be replicating (even aggravating?) the same issues when it comes to discrimination of information regarding specific groups or just ignoring highly important data crucial to a case. Ideas for a panel could include several researchers or AI vendors working on how ...more »

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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 This session would cover the purging of outdated materials, digitizing as much of the collection as possible, updating your catalog system as needed, working with your facilities team, working with your IT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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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