Day archives: April 1st, 1999

Guide on the Side – ASTD, Awesome Sites for Trainers and Others Who Develop Staff

Guide on the Side ASTD: Awesome Sites for Trainers and Others Who Develop Staff By Marie Wallace

Published April 1, 1999

Subjects: Guide on the Side, Training

Features – Electronic Discovery – Or, the Byte that Bit

Electronic Discovery – Or, the Byte that Bit By George Socha

George Socha is a shareholder with Halleland Lewis Nilan Sipkins & Johnson whose practice focuses on complex toxic tort, products liability, and commercial litigation. George also concentrates on the effective use of technology to support and enhance the practice of law. In addition to overseeing the firm’s selection, implementation and use of computer technology, Mr. Socha is co-chair of the Subcommittee on Litigation Technologies, Committee on Corporate Counsel, ABA Section of Litigation; a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Technology Committee; and a member of the ABA TechShow’s advisory board. He served as an ABA liaison to the group that created the Uniform Task Based Management System and on the ABA Working Group on Litigation Support Software Guidelines. He has written and lectured extensively on the use of technology in the practice of law. Mr. Socha received a J.D. from Cornell Law School in 1987.

Subjects: Courts & Technology, Features, Legal Technology

Features – Outsourcing in Law Firm Libraries

Outsourcing in Law Firm Libraries By Rachel Pergament

Rachel Pergament is the Collection Development/Acquisitions Librarian at the University of Southern California Law Library. She graduated from UCLA with an M.L.I.S. degree. This article is a summary of a paper submitted to the 1999 Matthew Bender/AALL Call for Papers competition.

Subjects: Features, Outsourcing

Latest Links – Alphabet Soup, etc…..

(Posted April 1, 1999; Archived April 19, 1999)

Margaret's BioAlphabet Soup http://members.aol.com/nigthomas/alphabet.html

This site has an alphabetical index of 900 acronyms and abbreviations used in Internet chat rooms, e-mail, and newsgroups with their explanations.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Extras – Asking All the Right Questions: Researching Possible Conflicts of Interest

Asking All the Right Questions: Researching Possible Conflicts of Interests By Rochelle Cheifetz

Rochelle Cheifetz is the head librarian for Rosenman & Colin LLP. She previously worked as Head Librarian at Haskins & Sells and Brookdale Institute of Gerontology in Jerusalem, Israel. She was also editor of “Research” for the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and Director of Libraries for Legal Aid Society of New York. She received an MLS from Rutgers University and a MA from New York University.

Subjects: Conflicts, Extras

ResearchWire – Environmental Law on the Web

ResearchWire Environmental Law on the Web 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: Environmental Law, ResearchWire
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