I decided to come at the technology question from the human side, to speculate about what humans are still good for in a technology-saturated world of legal services.
Downsizing is a popular response to commercial pressures on a company, If they want to improve the look of their balance sheet quickly, they reduce their payroll costs. But all too often, downsizing leads to dumbsizing.
Passwords are often the weak link in data security. You can build the most secure system in the world, but as soon as someone sets their password to 12345, you might as well leave the front door open. Good passwords are essential to data security, and this article has everything you need to know about creating and keeping track of good passwords.
The ABA plans to introduce a new member benefit beginning next year—a menu of up to 20 different insurance products. The plan is to offer, though an insurance broker, the most popular types of insurance used and requested by lawyers, according to a press release. The insurance products will include life, long-term disability, medical, Medicare supplemental, auto, home and long-term care.
It’s not about the library. It’s about the relationship the librarian has with those who do or could benefit from the library.
With August comes languid heatwaves, leisurely days outdoors and (for many) the looming dread of heading back to school. For students everywhere – and perhaps especially law students – the start of a new semester brings new challenges, lessons and discoveries. One thing that is slow to change though is the dearth of ediscovery courses in law schools around the nation.
There is no theme-park simulation of riding in a Ford Pinto as the gas tank bursts into flames. But there is a snazzy red Chevrolet Corvair, the car that Ralph Nader said had dangerous structural flaws in his 1965 book, “Unsafe at Any Speed.”
Faculty and librarians don’t see eye to eye. While nearly every single academic librarian (98 percent) thinks there needs to be better communication between the library and faculty, only 45 percent of faculty think the same. They even disagree on whether or not they work together to coordinate course reserves. While 57 percent of faculty say they do, 69 percent of libraries say they don’t.
Board of Immigration Appeals recognition gives libraries an opportunity to extend legal services
The word “library” conjures up a very specific image for most people: rows upon rows of books. But as libraries evolve into a place for more digital research, and teach a different kind of literacy, how long should the bookshelves stay?
Everyone loves pirates. As International Talk Like a Pirate Day approaches, especially this year when it’s falling on a Saturday, there’s a built-in excuse for a party.
Our previous post discussed how to locate a Published Congressional Hearing. In this guide, we will show you how to locate unpublished congressional hearings, which can often pose more of a challenge to researchers new to the area.
Over the summer my library began investigating potentially migrating to the LibGuides content management system from our current, Drupal-based subject guide system. As part of our investigation, and with resources from our campus’ Universal Design Center, I began an initial review to determine the extent to which LibGuides 2.0 was accessible to all users, including users with disabilities or those using assistive technologies.