In a news release dated today, the GPO announced that their name officially has changed from the Government Printing Office to the Government Publishing Office. Read the full news release here: http://www.gpo.gov/newsroom-media/presspage/14presspage27.htm
Check out the new blog post from Dewey B Strategic. Jean O’Grady discusses Bloomberg’s new online bankruptcy treatise – which is NOT an e-book.
For those interested in UELMA, SANDALL (San Diego Area Law Libraries) is hosting a one-day institute in San Diego on January 9, 2015 entitled: Authenticating Electronic Legal Materials: UELMA & Beyond. Further information on both the program and registration is available at: http://www.sandallnet.org/2015-institute
Check out the latest LLANGY webinar entitled Kaye Scholer Library: The New Model for Going Digital. It’s especially timely and topical in light of the recent New York Times article So Little Paper to Chase in a Law Firm’s New Library, which you can read here. The article takes a close look at Kay Scholer’s recent move to 250 West 55th Street. They downsized about 95% of their law books.
Join us for a webinar on Dec 17, 2014, at 1:00 PM EST.
Register now by clicking here.
LLAGNY members (login required; no charge)
Non-LLAGNY members (cost is $25)
As the library moves from being a physical space to becoming a service, learn how Kaye Scholer’s library transformed from a physical space to an all-digital library supporting lawyers in NY from their offsite location in Florida. Attendees will learn: 1. to develop a model to move from print to digital media collection 2. challenges of providing a virtual library service 3. about some of the success stories as a result of the transformation Speaker: Shabeer Khan, Director of Information Services at Kaye Scholer LLP
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Take a look at a new article in Information Today.
“Library Technology Forecast for 2015 and Beyond” by Stephanie Handy
The author discusses
- Relentless Consolidation
- Linked Data Opportunities
- 3D Printing and Makerspaces
- Technology to Enhance the Physical Library Experience
In honor of the 100th anniversary of CRS, Congress has taken an unusual step and has released a publicly-available collection of CRS reports. A link to this volume entitled The Evolving Congress is available here:
Further details from one of the volume’s editors may be found on the Congressional Data Coalition’s web site: