Category «Product Reviews»

ResearchWire – A Review of Flyswat

ResearchWire A Review of Flyswat By Diana Botluk

Diana Botluk is a reference librarian at the Judge Kathryn J. DuFour Law Library at the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and is the author of the The Legal List: Research on the Internet . She teaches legal research at CAPCON , Catholic University Law School , and the University of Maryland . Take a class with Diana! Here’s how…

Subjects: Product Reviews, ResearchWire

Notes from the Technology Trenches – An impressive “instant information service” software tool

Notes from the Technology Trenches By Roger Skalbeck

Roger Skalbeck is the Electronic Initiatives Librarian at Howrey & Simon in Washington, D.C., and is the Web Master of the Law Librarians’ Society of Washington, D.C. Current work activities cover myriad aspects of electronic research resource evaluation, intranet content development, as well as research and technology training, all from a librarian’s point of view. This column reflects the personal views of the author, which are not necessarily those of his employer or any other organization. This column, of course, is 100% free of any legal advice.

Subjects: Notes from the Technology Trenches, Product Reviews, Technology Trends, Web Utilities

Features – A Review of West’s Intranet ToolKit

A Review of West’s Intranet Toolkit By Susan Charkes

Susan Charkes is the Systems Librarian for Dechert Price & Rhoads in Philadelphia. Ms. Charkes practiced law in New York City for 7 years before becoming involved in the information professions. She has held positions in technology consulting and electronic publishing, as well as in corporate information services for Warner-Lambert Co. and other organizations. She received a BA in English from The University of Chicago, a JD from Columbia University and an MLS from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Ms. Charkes is Director/Web Manager of the Philadelphia Chapter of Special Libraries Association.

Subjects: Features, Intranets, Product Reviews, Westlaw

Extras – Product Review: Hotsend by Jetfax

Product Review Hotsend by Jetfax By Karl Kasca Kasca & Associates, Online Information Research

KASCA & ASSOCIATES provides top-level online information research results to business and legal decision-makers in a timely manner. Specialties include business research and competitive intelligence, as well as market trends, product trends, fraud, and information useful in legal case strategy development. Karl Kasca was formerly with a Fortune 500 company with 16½ years experience performing operational and financial internal audits as well as vendor and conflict-of-interest/fraud examinations in diverse business situations.

Subjects: Extras, Product Reviews

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