Monthly archives: September, 1998

Newstand – September 1998

(Posted 09/98; Archived 10/15/98)

newstand.gifNew York Times on the Web, 9/30/98

Nearing Deadline, Plan for Administering Internet Stumbles. With control of the Internet scheduled to be handed over to a non-profit board any day now, a critical disagreement has stalled the plan and thrown the process into disarray.

Subjects: News (Newstand), Newstand

Features – Internet Communications Tools

Internet Communication Tools By Diana Botluk

Diana Botluk is an online legal information professional who lectures, teaches and writes about finding law-related information in an online environment. She is the author of The Legal List: Research on the Internet, and a columnist for Internet Law Researcher newsletter, with a column called Finding Information on the World Wide Web. She teaches basic, advanced and online legal research at the University of Maryland, and Internet classes at CAPCON Library Network. She has lectured at many professional conferences, is actively involved in the Law Librarians Society of D.C. and the American Association of Law Libraries. She is a reference librarian at Catholic University Law School, where she earned her J.D. in 1984.

Subjects: Features, Internet Trends

Latest Links – The Currency $ite, etc….

(Posted September 15, 1998; Archived October 1, 1998)

mb.gifThe Currency $ite http://www.oanda.com/

This site has an Interactive Daily Table with rates for multiple currencies and a free Historical Currency Table with low/high/average. 164 currencies are covered. There is also a currency converter. The site is produced by OANDA which is the Internet arm of Olsen & Associates, a company that produces advanced forecasting technology for the financial markets with operations in Zurich and Frankfurt.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Notes from the Technology Trenches – September, 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, Technology Trends

Features – Mining Mailing Lists

Mining Mailing Lists By Kenneth E. Johnson

Kenneth E. Johnson is Information Services Project Leader at Mayer, Brown and Platt in Chicago. He is the author of “Lawyers Quick Guide to E-Mail” and “The Lawyer’s Guide to Creating Web Pages“, published by the ABA Law Practice Management Section. He is vice-chair of the LPM Computer and Technology Division, TechShow WebMaster, and editor on the LPM Newsletter Board.

Subjects: Features, Internet Mailing Lists

Latest Links – International Court Network, etc….

(Posted September 1, 1998; Archived September 15, 1998)

mb.gifInternational Court Network http://www.sigov.si/us/courtnet.html

This site provides links to judicial institutions with the function of constitutional review. Twenty-six countries throughout the world are included, from Australia to Zambia.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

ResearchWire – Virtual Reference for Real Lawyers

ResearchWire Virtual Reference for Real Lawyers 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: Reference Resources, ResearchWire

Features – What’s the Jurisdiction on that One? A quick tour of Internet and print resources for determining federal jurisdictional questions in the United States.

What’s the Jurisdiction on that One? A quick tour of Internet and print resources for determining federal jurisdictional questions in the United States By Roger Vicarius Skalbeck

Roger Vicarius Skalbeck is currently the Library Systems Specialist at the Washington, DC firm of Williams and Connolly, and is the Assistant Chair for the Web Committee of the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. Current work activities include efforts to develop creative solutions to technology-based legal research problems, from a librarians point of view.

Subjects: Features, Legal Research

Features – Electronic Rule Making: Broadcast List Servers, Hypertext Manuscripts, Proprietary Formats and Tagged Email

Electronic Rule Making: Broadcast List Servers, Hypertext Manuscripts, Proprietary Formats and Tagged Email By Phillip A. McAfee, Esq.

Phillip A. McAfee is an attorney with a Masters Degree in Health Law from Loyola University in Chicago. He is also the owner of the Health Hippo Web site, which has provided deep and extensive links to government documents related to health law, policy and regulation since 1996.

Subjects: Features, Government Resources
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