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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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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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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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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A Roundup of Emerging Technologies

Have you ever wondered how these emerging technologies work, and how we can deploy them in the legal setting? Learn how some of the specific emerging technologies work, and how some are being used in law firms and other spaces. Participants will learn about the following: Virtual or Augmented Reality, Mobile Collaboration or e-Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Chatbots / Smart Speakers, Knowledge Management, Blockchain ...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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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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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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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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