Category «Gadgets»

CongressLine – Y2K and the Federal Aviation Administration

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

The FAA in particular has been raked over the coals since the General Accounting Office (GAO) issued a report in January, 1998 entitled,

Subjects: CongressLine, Year 2000

Features – A Selected Review of Web Utilities for Browsing, Monitoring, Collecting and Printing Web Sites

A Selected Review of Web Utilities for Browsing, Monitoring, Collecting and Printing Web Sites By Roger Vicarius Skalbeck

Roger Vicarius Skalbeck is the Library Systems Specialist at the Washington, D.C. firm of Williams and Connolly, and is the Assistant Chair for the Web Committee of the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. Current work activities include efforts to develop creative solutions to technology based legal research problems, from a librarian’s point of view.

Subjects: Features, Product Reviews, Web Utilities

Extras – Product Review: Filamentality 2.0

Product Review: Filamentality 2.0 By Linda Woods Hyman

Linda Woods Hyman started working in an academic library in 1975, earned her MLS from the University of Maryland in 1983, and since then has worked in medical, law, and public libraries. Linda is nearing completion of a second masters degree in Educational Technology at San Diego State University. Linda is currently part of a three person team creating informational and instructional Internet and Videoconferencing applications for schools, libraries and community colleges at SDSU’s Department of Educational Technology. We “fellows” have been funded by Pacific Bell Education First since March, 1995.

Subjects: Extras, Product Reviews, Web Utilities

CongressLine – Is the Good Samaritan Too Late for Y2K

The Fix

O n July 14 of this year, President Clinton and Vice President Gore spoke on the Year 2000 conversion issue at the National Academy of Sciences. The speech was

Subjects: CongressLine, Year 2000

Features – A New Choice for Public Records: DBT’s AutoTrak Plus

A New Choice for Public Records: DBT’s AutoTrack Plus By Sue Taylor Reference Librarian Katten Muchin & Zavis, Los Angeles

(Posted May 15, 1998; Archived June 15, 1998)

Subjects: Features, Product Reviews, Public Records

Features – The Little Browser That Could: A Review of Opera

The Little Browser that Could: A Review of Opera By Mark P. Albright

Mark P. Albright maintains a solo practice in Allentown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., emphasizing employment law compliance and litigation from an employer perspective, as well as consultation and litigation of computer and technology, real estate, Orphans Court, and general commercial disputes. He has chaired the Law Day Committee of both the Lehigh and Berks County (PA) Bar Associations and served as a lecturer for both organizations on the Internet and other topics. He has also served as a statewide lecturer for the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on “The Internet for Pennsylvania Lawyers.” In addition to participating in the Donald E. Wieand, Sr. American Inn of Court, and authoring a weekly column in his local bar association’s law journal, Mr. Albright has served as a beta tester for Websites of the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts and PaLawNet. He received his J.D. from the University of Maryland School of Law and his A.B. from Albright College (Reading, PA), summa cum laude.

Subjects: Features, Product Reviews

ResearchWire – Update to Year 2000: Millenium Milestone or Mishap?

ResearchWire Update to Year 2000: Millenium Milestone or Mishap? By Genie Tyburski

Genie Tyburski is the Research Librarian for Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the editor of The Virtual Chase:TM A Research Site for Legal Professionals .

Subjects: ResearchWire, Year 2000
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