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John DiGilio is the National Manager of Research Services for Reed Smith, LLP. He has over 10 years of large law firm library and legal information vendor experience. John has proudly been affiliated with such industry standouts as Thomson Reuters, where he served as a Librarian Relations Manager, and K&L Gates, where he was the Firmwide Legal and Business Research Librarian/ Instructor for many years.

John is very active in the law and law library communities. He has written for numerous regional and national publications as well as taught college and graduate courses in such topics as business ethics, e-commerce, fair employment practices, research methodology and business law. John is active in both the Special Libraries Association and the American Association of Law Libraries. As an SLA member, he is a two-time Dana Award recipient. He is the Chair-Elect-Elect of SLA’s Legal Division.

John earned his J.D. degree from Pepperdine University School of Law and his M.L.I.S. from the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Information Sciences.

John runs his own microblog for librarians, called iBraryGuy. You can also follow him via Twitter (iBraryGuy).

Bridging the DiGital Divide: Custom Search Engines Put You in Control

Law librarian, legal research expert and blogger John J. DiGilio’s new column focuses on technology trends that leverage the web to achieve more efficient and effective results. Here John recommends using customized search engines to manage the sites you search.

Subjects: Internet Resources, Internet Trends, Law Librarians, Legal Research, Legal Technology, Libraries & Librarians, Search Engines, Search Strategies, Technology Trends