Day archives: November 22nd, 2006

Deal or No Deal Licensing and Acquiring Digital Resources: License Negotiations

Kara Phillips describes how to apply the techniques and theories that are the foundation of a classic book on negotiation to the process of developing electronic licensing agreements that satisfy the requirements of all parties involved.

Subjects: Deal or No Deal, Electronic Subscriptions, Information Management, Law Librarians, Legal Research, Libraries & Librarians, Library Marketing, Licensing, Online Legal Research Services

Extras – Commentary: Mountaintop Removal Sites – “Strip Mining on Steroids”

Beth Wellington’s commentary delves into the complex history of this controversial mining operation, with background that highlights corporate and public interest positions, as well as relevant legislative history.

Subjects: Congress, Environmental Law, Extras, Legal Research

Developments in Legal Outsourcing and Offshoring

Ron Friedmann and Joy London have been tracking legal market outsourcing and offshoring since 2005, and offer their insights into how this market will expand in the future.

Subjects: Features, Information Management, Law Firm Marketing, Legal Research, Litigation Support, Outsourcing

Gadgets, Gadgets, Gadgets!

Barbara Fullerton, Sabrina I. Pacifici and Aaron Schmidt‘s gadgets’ presentation from Internet Librarian 2006 runs the gamet from the whimsical to cutting edge applications that facilitate accessibility, assist military personnel in Iraq, enhance training and presentations, and offer excellent holiday gift giving ideas as well.

Subjects: Features

Leveraging Blogs, RSS, News Alerts and Different Search Engines to Expand Your Research

Sabrina I. Pacifici outlines the techniques of a successful strategy and identifies a range of reliable resources that will contribute to the task of customizing your research objectives and maximizing results and services.

Subjects: Features

The Directorate of Legal Research at the Library of Congress: A Treasure Hidden Under a Bushel Basket

Michael Ravnitzky pulls back the curtain on a little known but extensive (his findings date back to 1915) and continuously updated source of topical comparative and international law reports, on subjects of public interest, produced each year by experts within the Library of Congress.

Subjects: Features, Government Resources, International Legal Research, Legal Research

Using RSS to Create and Enhance Current Awareness Services

Jason Eiseman’s guide demonstrates how adding RSS to your technological arsenal can enhance the current awareness services you provide, as well as your ability to effectively manage organization-wide information.

Subjects: Features, Information Management, Internet Resources, Internet Trends, Legal Research, News Resources, RSS Newsfeeds

The Government Domain: A Cornucopia of Government Search Engines

Peggy Garvin’s column compares and contrasts the features of FirstGov Search, Google Government Search and GovMine.

Subjects: Government Resources, Internet Resources, Internet Resources - Web Links, Legal Research, Search Engines, Search Strategies, The Government Domain

Commentary: Biodefense and the Freedom of Information Act

Beth Wellington’s commentary takes an in-depth look at the divergent positions and issues associated with FOIA and biodefense related appropriations and legislation, from the perspective of legislators, public interest groups and journalists.

Subjects: Congress, Extras, Freedom of Information, Government Resources, Terrorism

Criminal Justice Resources: Juvenile Law and Family Court Resources

The latest installment of Ken Strutin’s Criminal Justice Resources series is a bibliography of juvenile and family law sources from professional and commercial institutions, government agencies and public interest groups.

Subjects: Family Law, Features