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Richard Leiter

Law Librarian Conversations


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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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First in a series of daily wrap-ups from the Annual Meeting.
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On-Demand Episodes

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.
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Law Firm Libraries' Resources

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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?

We will discuss move of University Presses other publishers to publish in digital format and the consequences and logistics of adjusting to this. How do libraries "collect" such material? How do we manage it?

This week's topics will be govtrack.us, open access to government information, Lexis and Westlaw's stock prices and the Durham Statement

This month we will discuss, Twitter as a news source, the end of supplementation of treatises, what books are good for and China
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