The Spring LLNE Meeting at Harvard on April 1st (International Justice in a Time
of Terrorism) is quickly approaching. The deadline for registration is March
15, 2005. Registration forms are available on the LLNE website at
At a recent meeting, the Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar approved for notice and comment revisions to Chapter 6 (Library and Information Resources, Chapter 7 (Facilities) and Chapter 1 (General Purposes and Practices). http://www.abanet.org/legaled/standards/memochapters6_7_1.pdf
(Note that the Chapter 7 revisions include a new section regarding technology.)
Read a March 8th memorandum containing the proposed revisions at http://www.abanet.org/legaled/standards/memochapters6_7_1.pdf
The memo encouages comments by May 3, 2005 for their adequate consideration. You may e-mail Stephen Yandle, Deputy Consultant at email@example.com.
sources: ABA’s Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar and Law Librarian Blog
Just a reminder to depository libraries that the
Survey to Identify Essential Titles for Public Use in Paper or Other Tangible Format is due this Friday, March 18th. See http://www.gpoaccess.gov/essential/
Are you a newer law librarian or graduate student in need financial support to attend the AALL Annual Meeting or one of the workshops in San Antonio? Apply for an AALL Annual Meeting or Workshop grant. See http://www.aallnet.org/committee/grants/grant_application.asp for the application. Note that the deadline is April 1, 2005!
Get Assistance from a Federal Depository Librarian, http://www.gpoaccess.gov/govtinfo.html. “The Government Information Online Pilot Project provides librarian assistanceto the public for locating and using government information. Users of theservice interact with librarians via chat or email.”Source: gpoaccess
It seems that Yahoo has added RSS feeds for a number of its directory sites. Read more about it in Tara Calishain’s Research Buzz. She credits Antsville for pointing it out.
Do you feel like you overwhelmed by e-mail messages? Stever Robbers offers Tips for Mastering E-Mail Overload at the Harvard Business School’s Working Knowledge.
CoolGov is an interesting weblog that highlights the coolest government web tools. For example, recently it reviewed the current Treaties in Force. If you like it, you can subscribe to the RSS or Atom feed.
Source: inter alia
With TurboScout, a meta-search interface, you can type in your search terms once and then search in multiple search engines or use the same interface to search blogs, images, or reference sources. It has a clean interface and is easy to use. Source: inter alia
Some Congressmen are jumping on the blogging bandwagon, including Vermont’s Sen. Leahy.