Monthly archives: January, 2007

The Impact of Social Networking Tools and Guidelines to Use Them

LaJean Humphries identifies the wide range of social networking sites with which researchers should be knowlegeable, and addresses legal, privacy and ethical concerns associated with their use. She also provides a bibliography of books, articles and reports that focus on the impact of social networking applications.

Subjects: Cyberlaw, Features, Government Resources, Legal Research, Libraries & Librarians, Privacy, Search Engines

Burney’s Gadgets for Legal Pros: Reviews: Doing Double Time With Dual Monitors and Video Chatting Via Your Laptop

Brett Burney reviews the Village Tronic VTBook PCMIA card that facilitates dual-monitor functionality with your laptop, as well as the ability to add an external projector for presentations. He also takes tests the Logitech QuickCam for Notebooks, for video chatting on your laptop.

Subjects: Burney's Legal Tech Reviews, Computer Hardware, Gadgets, Legal Technology, Technology Trends

Faulkner’s Practical Web Strategies for Attorneys: How the Web Will Continue to Change How We Do Business in 2007

Frederick L. Faulkner IV discusses key technology applications and services that will drive continued growth and innovation in the legal arena, including the social web, the mobile web, and the convergence of web applications with desktop client applications.

Subjects: Blogs, Faulkner's Practical Web Strategies for Attorneys, Gadgets, Legal Technology, RSS Newsfeeds, WiFi

Deal or No Deal Licensing & Acquiring Digital Resources: License Negotiations Reprise

Kara Phillips’ chart documents practical references and resources for licensing negotiations that appear in the library literature covers: researching vendors, seeking input from patrons and usesrs, negotiating pricing, setting contract goals, and establishing effective communications strategies.

Subjects: Deal or No Deal, Electronic Subscriptions, Law Library Management, Libraries & Librarians
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