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Call for Nominations – Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made outstanding contributions to the SIS, to AALL, and who is well regarded for their service to the profession. The inaugural award recipient was Ken Hirsh, in

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Evolving Roles for Law Librarians and Legal Technologists

Caroline Young, chair of the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries, graciously invited me to be the breakfast speaker at the section’s business meeting during the 2015 annual meeting and conference of the American

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Web Accessibility Update

The comment period recently closed on the U.S. Access Board’s 508 Refresh proposal that updates Section 508.  Though Section 508 and the 508 Refresh technically apply only to federal agencies, the Justice Department has for many years applied Section 508

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Cool Tools Café Survey 2015

We're excited that the Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year! We're looking for suggestions on which technologies to present and volunteers to do a 5-10 min demo of each. If you have ideas

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Technology Skills for Law Librarians

We recently had a discussion with students interested in law librarianship which included course recommendations for library school. In today’s environment technology skills are an important component of your knowledge base, and in some positions are just as essential as

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2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grants

On behalf of the CS-SIS Grants & Awards Committee, I am very pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting grant recipients. Barbara Ginzburg has been awarded the grant for Experienced Librarians. Barbara is Electronic Services Librarian at Washburn University School

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2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

On behalf of CS-SIS I am happy to announce that Meg Kribble is the 2015 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award.  The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made outstanding

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The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning

This month, I would like to reflect on the impact of rapid change and the logic behind strategic technology planning in the adoption of emerging technologies. In 1998, Martin Ringle and Daniel Updegrove asked the question “Is strategic planning for

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Call for Nominations and Applications – Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award and CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grants

Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made outstanding contributions to the SIS, to AALL, and who is well regarded for their service to the profession. The inaugural

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CS-SIS survey

The Communications Committee is looking for feedback from the membership.  Please let us know how you'd like us to stay in touch and let you know what's happening by taking this short 9 question survey:   https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/5LMY997   Thank you!

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