Monthly archives: March, 1998

Newstand – March 1998

March 1998 Archive

(Posted March 16, 1998; Archived April 15, 1998)

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CD-ROM to DVD-ROM: Moving Optical Storage Along a Bumpy Road into the New Century, p26. A review of CD-ROM, CD-Recordable and DVD systems, including Web sites for more information.

Subjects: News (Newstand), Newstand

Extras – Shepard’s CD-ROM 3.2 CheatSheet: “The Basics”

Shepard’s CD-ROM 3.2 Cheatsheet “The Basics” By Nanna K. Frye

Nanna K. Frye (J.D. & M.S.L.S.) is currently the Law Librarian for the Court of Appeal, 4th District in San Diego.

Subjects: Citators, Extras

Extras – Cataloging Tips: Doin’ the Publisher Shuffle

Cataloging Tips: Doin’ the Publisher Shuffle By Joni Lynn Cassidy President, Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc.

Joni Lynn Cassidy is President/Co-owner/Founder of Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc., a small quality-driven company providing contract cataloguing and technical services to law firm, bar association, corporate and special libraries throughout the U.S. and Europe. She founded Cassidy Cataloguing in 1985 and was joined full-time by her “computer wiz” husband, Michael, in 1988. A professional and support staff of 12 serves 75 libraries. Recent projects include the reclassification of the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School to Library of Congress classification.

Subjects: Cataloging, Extras

Latest Links – Cataloging Internet Resources, etc….

(Posted March 16, 1998; Archived April 15, 1998)

mb.gifCataloging Internet Resources http://www.oclc.org/oclc/man/9256cat/toc.htm

The manual, Cataloging Internet Resources: A Manual and Practical Guide, is located at this site. If you are considering joining the growing trend to catalog Internet resources, this manual can assist you in the process.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Notes from the Technology Trenches – March, 1998

Notes from the Technology Trenches By Elizabeth H. Klampert

Elizabeth H. Klampert is the Director of Library Services for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Ms. Klampert was formerly a litigator for five years, specializing in professional liability litigation. Before attending law school, she was a corporate librarian for twelve years, holding management positions in libraries in a number of large organizations, including Rainier National Bank in Seattle, Deloitte & Touche, and Merrill Lynch, both in New York. She received both her BA in English and MLS from the University of Washington in Seattle. She received her JD at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Subjects: Notes from the Technology Trenches

Features – Navigating the Maze of Criminal Records Retrieval

Navigating the Maze of Criminal Records Retrieval By Lynn Peterson

Lynn Peterson is president of PFC Information Services, Inc. , a public records research firm located in Oakland, California. Lynn has been quoted on public records research in a variety of sources including The Wall Street Journal, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, and The Information Broker’s Handbook. PFC Information Services provides public records research for law firms, corporations, lenders, venture capitalists, employers, the media, and other information research firms.

Subjects: Criminal Law, Features, Public Records

Features – Building Bridges Between Law Firm Managers: Technology is the Key

Building Bridges Between Law Firm Managers: Technology is the Key By Linda Sedloff Orton

Linda Sedloff Orton is President of Intelligent Marketing Solutions, Inc. She is also President of the New York Metropolitan Chapter of NALMA (Marketing Association). Linda is a marketing consultant and recruits and places marketing professionals in professional service firms. She has worked in New York and London for top law firms as the first marketing director for four firms, a recruitment manager and initially as a litigation paralegal and case manager. She has a B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Subjects: Features, Law Library Management

CongressLine – Is Filtering the Solution? The McCain-Franks Assault on Internet Smut

The backbone of the legislation is the universal service program, established by the Telecommunications Act of 1996, which subsidizes Internet hook-ups for schools, libraries and rural

Subjects: CongressLine, Internet Filtering, Pornography

ResearchWire – Easy, Fun and Taxes?! 1997 Electronic Options

ResearchWire Easy, Fun and Taxes?! 1997 Electronic Options By Genie Tyburski

Genie Tyburski is the Research Librarian for Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the editor of The Virtual Chase:TM A Research Site for Legal Professionals .

Subjects: ResearchWire, Tax
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