Day archives: November 12th, 2006

A Cup of Creativi-tea: Writer’s Block

Terri Wilson suggests a number of creativity exercises that can be of assistance when writer’s block sets in, and deadlines loom.

Subjects: Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians, Library Marketing

After Hours: New Products, More Gifts and Many Thanks

Delicious new pantry items, artisanal cheeses, tins of fresh cookies as last minute gifts, and a combination CD and cookbooklet from a multi-talented performer round out Kathy Biehl’s column this month.

Subjects: After Hours, Food

Burney’s Gadgets for Legal Pros – Reviews: Dragon Speaking Naturally 9 and Adobe Acrobat 8

Brett Burney reviews the improvements in voice-recognition software and recommends that attorneys consider the software as a complementary application to their current choices. In addition, he offers an overview of the new features in the latest version of Acrobat.

Subjects: Adobe Acrobat, Burney's Legal Tech Reviews, E-Discovery, Information Management, Legal Technology, Litigation Support

CongressLine by New Congressional Leadership

Paul Jenks identifies and puts into context the changes that are unfolding as Congress attempts to reorganize itself in the aftermath of the mid-term elections.

Subjects: Congress, CongressLine

E-Discovery Update – by Fios Inc.: Keeping Current with E-Discovery Law

Conrad J. Jacoby discusses several items that should be at the top of every practitioner’s list of e-discovery orientation activities, including carefully chosing educational activities that can increase an attorney’s ability to successfully work through the e-discovery aspects of their clients’ matters.

Subjects: Continuing Legal Education, E-Discovery, E-Discovery Update, Legal Research

Faulkner’s Practical Web Strategies for Attorneys: Do Something More With Your Web Browser Homepage

Frederick L. Faulkner IV recommends a set of tools and services as the foundation of your personalized homepage, and provides a step-by-step guide on how to create one efficiently and effectively.

Subjects: Faulkner's Practical Web Strategies for Attorneys, Legal Profession, Legal Technology, RSS Newsfeeds, Web Utilities

FOIA Facts: Elections and the FOIA

Scott A. Hodes contends that the upcoming Congressional term will likely result in FOIA amendments, a goal which stalled in the 109th Congress.

Subjects: Congress, FOIA Facts, Freedom of Information