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Richard Leiter

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Richard Leiter and co-hosts Roger Skalbeck and Marcia Dority-Baker explore all issues of concern to law libraries, law librarians, legal bibliography and the profession.

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Connie Crosby, Marcia Dority Baker, Tracy Thompson Pryzluki, Roger Skalbeck and I will discuss this year's developments in the world of legal bibliography and law libraries - we'll also look ahead and try to forecast what to expect next year.

This month we'll discuss Google Scholar's new Legal Opinions and Journals, xyggy.com and more.
Richard Leiter

Reflections on the Interview with Carl Malamud at The Life of Books

  • by Richard Leiter
Check out "The Life of Books" blog for reflections about episodes and chat-room transcripts: http://tinyurl.com/yll48vu.

Carl Malamud, of Public.Resource.org will be our guest. We'll discuss Law.Gov and other digital preservation and open access issues.

We'll discuss how to use, and why we should or shouldn't use in libraries Twitter, Facebook, Martindale-Hubbell Connect, WorldCat.org, Plurk, and all the other social media tools.
Richard Leiter

Law Firm Libraries' Resources

  • by Richard Leiter
Thank you for the terrific response to yesterday's show. And thanks to Liza MacMorris and Mary Staats for organizing the librarians in San Francisco. We intend to carry on the conversation in a couple of different places at the show's... more

We're going to be talking to a group of firm librarians about what resources are being used in law firms today.

We'll discuss highlights of this year's Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. [NOTE: This show features some annoying interruptions, such as a fire alarm going off halfway through the show just outside the office where we were recording. And... more

We will discuss law library consortia and their roles in supporting members expand their services and extend their purchasing power. Tracy Thompson, executive director of NELLCO will be our special guest.

We will discuss the challenges of electronic titles in law libraries. How should these materials be cataloged, if at all? How should access to digital collections effect our collection practices and policies?
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