Category: AALL Annual

Several CS-SIS members (myself included!) took part in the TS-SIS sponsored session “Data, Stats, Go: Navigating the Intersections of Cataloging, E-Resource, and Web Analytics Reporting” for AALL’s 2020 annual conference live stream programming last week. In case you missed it, …

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This Cool Tools story begins with a British American entrepreneur named Joshua Browder who grew up in London.  He started driving at the age of 18 and incurred numerous parking tickets.   This got him thinking about the ticket structure in …

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In this post, Kristina Alayan talks about the features of the Cool Tool she demoed at the 2019 AALL Annual Meeting. Questions? Contact her at kristina.alayan@law.howard.edu.  Do you suffer from inbox (zero) envy?  Do you use your inbox as an (ineffective) …

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Calling all CS-SIS members! Looking for feedback on your annual meeting program proposal? If so, please share it with Caroline Young at caroline.young.rutgers@gmail.com. It does not have to be fully fleshed out. Caroline will share it with the other members …

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In this video, Cindy Bassett, Electronic Services Librarian at the University of Missouri School of Law, demonstrates Powernotes, a paid browser extension that helps researchers to collect sources and citations from multiple websites.  Powernotes is a great tool to create outlines or …

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As the AALL Annual Meeting approaches, we are still looking for presenters for this year’s edition of Cool Tools Café!  Cool Tools will be at a new time this year: Sunday, July 14 at 4:00 PM! This year’s program will feature demos of …

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Data Services in the Law Library By Shay Elbaum, Reference Librarian, Stanford Law School As empirical legal scholarship continues to pick up steam, academic law librarians are increasingly called upon to support empirical research and provide data services. I’ve had the …

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Were you unable to make it to the Cool Tools session at the 2018 AALL Annual Meeting in Baltimore? The CS-SIS blog is posting video recaps of last year’s sessions so that everyone can get caught up on these new …

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The Computing Services Special Interest Section is sponsoring three discussion-oriented roundtable sessions this year, each focused on a topic of current interest and led by an expert member who is actively working in the area. Teaching Law Practice Technology Courses …

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One of the highlights of the AALL Annual Meeting, Cool Tools Café, is back for another year. For about ten years, participants have learned about useful existing or emerging technologies through small group demonstrations. This year will be a little …

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