Category «Legal Technology»

Latest Links – The Currency $ite, etc….

(Posted September 15, 1998; Archived October 1, 1998)

mb.gifThe Currency $ite http://www.oanda.com/

This site has an Interactive Daily Table with rates for multiple currencies and a free Historical Currency Table with low/high/average. 164 currencies are covered. There is also a currency converter. The site is produced by OANDA which is the Internet arm of Olsen & Associates, a company that produces advanced forecasting technology for the financial markets with operations in Zurich and Frankfurt.

Subjects: Internet Resources - Web Links, Latest Links

Features – Internet Communications Tools

Internet Communication Tools By Diana Botluk

Diana Botluk is an online legal information professional who lectures, teaches and writes about finding law-related information in an online environment. She is the author of The Legal List: Research on the Internet, and a columnist for Internet Law Researcher newsletter, with a column called Finding Information on the World Wide Web. She teaches basic, advanced and online legal research at the University of Maryland, and Internet classes at CAPCON Library Network. She has lectured at many professional conferences, is actively involved in the Law Librarians Society of D.C. and the American Association of Law Libraries. She is a reference librarian at Catholic University Law School, where she earned her J.D. in 1984.

Subjects: Features, Internet Trends

Notes from the Technology Trenches – September, 1998

Notes from the Technology Trenches By Elizabeth H. Klampert

Elizabeth H. Klampert is the Director of Library Services for the Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Ms. Klampert was formerly a litigator for five years, specializing in professional liability litigation. Before attending law school, she was a corporate librarian for twelve years, holding management positions in libraries in a number of large organizations, including Rainier National Bank in Seattle, Deloitte & Touche, and Merrill Lynch, both in New York. She received both her BA in English and MLS from the University of Washington in Seattle. She received her JD at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York.

Subjects: Notes from the Technology Trenches, Technology Trends

Features – Mining Mailing Lists

Mining Mailing Lists By Kenneth E. Johnson

Kenneth E. Johnson is Information Services Project Leader at Mayer, Brown and Platt in Chicago. He is the author of “Lawyers Quick Guide to E-Mail” and “The Lawyer’s Guide to Creating Web Pages“, published by the ABA Law Practice Management Section. He is vice-chair of the LPM Computer and Technology Division, TechShow WebMaster, and editor on the LPM Newsletter Board.

Subjects: Features, Internet Mailing Lists

Extras – Product Review – MARCit: Web Site Cataloging Made Easy

Product Review – MARCit Web Site Cataloging Made Easy By Cathy Adamo

Cathy Adamo is currently a cataloger for Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc. She’s worked previously in academic, special and public libraries as a cataloger, dealing with both print and nonprint materials. She received my MLS from the University of Pittsburgh, and has bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Music Education from West Virginia University.

Subjects: Cataloging, Extras