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UC Berkeley Law Migrates to TIND ILS

Editor’s note: After reading the press release announcing UC Berkeley Law’s selection of a brand new ILS, we reached out to the folks at UC Berkeley Law to tell us more about how this transition happened and how the new

Top Tech for Holiday Gift Giving

Do you have a tech lover in your life? Not sure what to add to your own wishlist this holiday season? Here’s a link roundup of gift guides for tech lovers. From The Digital Edge (a Legal Talk Network podcast):

Do you support a virtual business meeting for CS-SIS?

Based on survey results in August, members strongly support moving our CS meeting to an off-site venue. As such, the Board is looking into venue and timing options in DC. The survey results were not as definitive on the issue

Top 30 Browser Extensions

I am an unapologetic browser extension enthusiast, especially when it comes to finding articles behind paywalls and saving money (okay, so those go hand in hand). Below you’ll find a list of our favorite browser extensions that save time, money,

The Problem with Print Publication Dates

Here’s a reference question I thought I’d easily be able to answer: What’s the publication date of the latest McKinney’s statutory compilation in print, or the equivalent published by Lexis? I need it for Bluebook citation. We no longer carry

Underground Above Ground: A New Demonstration Series

The following post is authored by Reference Librarian Kate Britt (University of Michigan Law Library). This summer the librarians at the University of Michigan Law Library began brainstorming ways to reach the greater law school community, both for general outreach

25 CS-SIS membership grants offered to CONELL participants

It’s often hard to prioritize the special interest sections that cover all interests, and at $20 a section, the fees add up.  The Computing Services SIS would like to make it a bit easier to join sections by sponsoring 25

Where the Dead Information Goes

Guest post by David Whelan; originally published on David’s own blog.  When you weed – deselect – from a collection, you are focused on a particular audience. No-one can keep everything. I was looking for an album to stream over

CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Kenneth Hirsh

The Computing-Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and stay connected. CS-SIS

AALL 2018 Annual Meeting: Exhibitor Showcase Sessions

As promised, here is a list of the Exhibitor Showcase Sessions at the AALL 2018 Annual Meeting that may be of interest to CS-SIS members. For descriptions, see the conference event page or the app. Sunday 11:30 Legal Analytics for

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