Author Archives: Jenny Wondracek

RIPS-SIS All Committee Meeting Update

Newsflash! The RIPS-SIS All Committee Meeting in Boston has been moved to the Sheraton Boston Back Bay Ballroom B. It is still scheduled to take place on Monday, July 23, 2012, 5:45 – 6:30 pm.

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Fastcase Leads the Pack Again – Android App to be Released Tomorrow

By now, all of you probably know that I have just as much love for my Android phone as for my iPad.  I even posted in January about all of the things that I could do with my Motorola Atrix … Continue reading

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North Carolina Fastcase/Casemaker Switcheroo and Its Consequences

A couple of weeks ago, I was perusing my news feed in Facebook, liking pictures of new babies and The Oatmeal’s How to Pet a Kitty, when a Fastcase post caught my eye (yes, I do actually have work related … Continue reading

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Quick update on federal eBooks

I ran across an interesting email by Bert Chapman of Purdue University on the GovDoc-L listserv.  The United States Office of the Historian has started an “Ebooks initiative.”  The Office is starting to release the Foreign Relations of the United … Continue reading

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Downloadable and Lendable Legal Ebooks…Hallelujah!

Last week, a student was lamenting to me that he wished his casebooks were available in a digital format that he could download. This is a familiar woe, and one that I have long shared. While some of the legal … Continue reading

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RIPS Grants for CONELL and Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting Grants for Boston 2012 The purpose of the Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section (RIPS-SIS) Annual Meeting Grant is to assist individuals with registration expenses for the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting. Individuals chosen … Continue reading

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Pondering Changes

There have been a lot of changes and upcoming changes in the legal information realm lately: Bloomberg purchased BNA. Thomson Reuters (West) has announced that they are selling their legal publishing division. Reed Elsevier may or may not be looking … Continue reading

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