Category «Libraries & Librarians»

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 – Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

By Sara Sampson

Sara Sampson is a reference librarian at the Moritz Law Library, The Ohio State University, where she has been involved in the Election Law @ Moritz program since its inception. She received both her B.S. and J.D. from The Ohio State University and her M.L.I.S. from Kent State University. Prior to joining the Moritz Law Library, Ms. Sampson served as a judicial law clerk to the Hon. William H. Harsha and the Hon. Roger L. Kline of the Ohio Court of Appeals, Fourth District.

Subjects: Election Law, Libraries & Librarians, RSS Newsfeeds

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.

Subjects: CD ROM, Copyright, Information Management, Intellectual Property, Libraries & Librarians, Search Engines, Virtual Library

Let the People Know the Facts: Can Government Information Removed from the Internet Be Reclaimed?

Susan Nevelow Mart examines the legal basis of the public’s right to access government information, reviews the types of information that have recently been removed from the Internet, and analyzes the rationales given for the removals. The article suggests that the concerted use of the Freedom of Information Act by public interest groups and their constituents is a possible method of returning the information to the Internet.

Subjects: E-Government, Freedom of Information, Government Resources, Law Librarians, Libraries & Librarians

Reference from Coast to Coast

LLRX welcomes the return of intrepid research and reference experts Jan Bissett and Margi Heinen, whose suggestions in this column focus on efficient communications, establishing and maintaining productive professional relationships and as always, providing effective, comprehensive services.

Subjects: Law Librarians, Legal Research Training, Libraries & Librarians, Reference from Coast to Coast, Reference Resources, Reference Services, Training