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by Erik Y. Adams In 1989, my law firm made a change regarding desk copies. Up until then, all litigators were issued a six volume, loose-leaf set of local court rules. Starting that year, this set of books was no … Continue reading
by Jamie Baker Going digital is the trend for law libraries today. In the latest iteration of this trend, we recently learned that Suffolk Law drastically cut its library budget by 50% and will favor a digital library, provided, in … Continue reading
Our library is in the process of adding demand driven acquisition of E-Books through Ebrary. As we work trough the licensing agreement, setting up the proxy, and customizing the MARC records we have also been thinking about how to train … Continue reading
Last week, I blogged about Ebooks and Apps in the Legal Realm. Since then, two big ebook reader app developments have occurred. On December 6, Google released Google eBooks, an ebook store that is run via cloud computing. You can … Continue reading
My employer recently purchased several iPads for the Reference staff to use. Since receiving one of the iPads, I have been exploring many of the apps which relate to legal research, including apps for LexisNexis, WestlawNext and Fastcase (all can … Continue reading