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Roger V. Skalbeck is the Associate Law Librarian for Electronic Resources and Services at Georgetown Law Library in Washington, D.C.

Re-Hashing the Hash Tag – Crowd Competition and Community Standards at the #AALL2009 Conference

Roger V. Skalbeck and Meg Kribble describe how the majority of social media activity during the 2009 AALL conference took place on Twitter, and how this technology impacts the profession and the free exchange of information, moving forward.

Subjects: American Association of Law Libraries, Blogs, Communication Skills, Conferencing Software, Features, Legal Technology, Libraries & Librarians, Library Marketing, Library Software & Technology

Can Collaboration Solve Copyright Status Questions? The WorldCat Copyright Evidence Registry

As Roger V. Skalbeck documents, one of the underlying obstacles to reproducing older books is a central place to look for information about what is protected by copyright and what may have passed into the public domain is lacking. Responding to this need, OCLC recently introduced a beta service, the WorldCat Copyright Evidence Registry (CER). It could be a very valuable resource for recording and sharing copyright status information.

Subjects: Copyright, Features, Search Engines

Features – Adobe’s Macromedia Studio 8 — What’s New in the Upgrade?

Adobe’s Macromedia Studio 8 — What’s New in the Upgrade?

By Roger V. Skalbeck

Roger V. Skalbeck is the Technology Librarian at George Mason School of Law in Arlington Virginia. He manages websites for GMU School of Law, The Critical Infrastructure Protection Program and a few other web-based projects. He has worked in law libraries for over a decade, and he recently received a law degree. Though he is now a lawyer, he doesn’t have plans to play one on television. This article is 100% free of legal advice.

Published January 15, 2006

Subjects: Intranets, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians, Web Management, Web Utilities

Features – Macromedia’s Contribute 3.0 — Sophisticated Web Editing Made Simple

Macromedia’s Contribute 3.0 — Sophisticated Web Editing Made Simple

By Roger V. Skalbeck

Roger V. Skalbeck i s the Technology Systems Librarian at George Mason University School of Law in Arlington Virginia. He has worked in law libraries for over a decade, and he is currently pursuing a law degree. He is a not yet a lawyer, and he doesn’t even play one on television.

Published November 28, 2004

Subjects: Features, Law Library Management, Web Management, Web Utilities
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