The ABA’s annual Legal Technology Survey Report is the basis for Nicole Black’s overview of what free and fee-based legal research tools lawyers are using – and yes, a number of lawyers continue to use print collections as well as CD-ROMs.
Robert Ambrogi highlights five legacy technologies that are decidedly resilient even in the face of ongoing change and innovation in the legal tech sector. Lawyers, librarians and researchers continue to use one or more of them on a regular basis. Long live books!!!
Indecisive Decision: An Examination of the Greenberg and Faulkner Cases and their Impact on Libraries
Sharon Whitfield examines the conflicting decisions made by the Eleventh Circuit Court in the case of Greenberg v. National Geographic and the Second Circuit Court in the case of Faulkner v. National Geographic and the impact that these court decisions may have on libraries that are looking to reformat their copyrighted material into digital media.
CD-ROMs: Friends or Foes? By Mariann Storck
Mariann Storck is the Law Library Manager at Godfrey & Kahn SC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Godfrey & Kahn is a medium sized firm with four satellite offices, all located in Wisconsin. Previously, Mariann was Assistant Librarian and Cataloger at Foley & Lardner in Milwaukee, and a teacher in Milwaukee area schools.
Successfully Networking CD-ROM Services at the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation By Lillian H. Fry
Lillian Fry has been the Manager, Library Services, Office of the General Counsel, Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation in Washington, D.C., since 1990. Her library career began in 1973.
Return to Library A Bridge Too Long? A New Appraisal of the View of CD-ROM as a Bridge Technology By Stephen P. Weiter (Posted September 1, 1997; Archived October 1, 1997)
Stephen P. Weiter earned his MLS from the School of Information Studies at Syracuse University in 1995. He is currently the Senior Law Librarian for Automation at the New York State Appellate Division Law Library, Fourth Department, in Rochester, NY. He has experience working in public, academic, and library automation vendors. Stephen has written for Computers in Libraries, and teaches a graduate level course in government documents at Syracuse University.