GPO Name Change

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

“Toss the Pocket Parts, Here Comes the Streaming Digital Treatise…”

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.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/2014/12/toss-pocket-parts-here-comes-streaming.html

SANDALL Institute on UELMA: January 9, 2015

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

The Largest Free Collection of Law Reviews on the Web

See post by Robert Ambrogi on his blog http://www.lawsitesblog.com/. He discusses http://lawreviewcommons.com/ – a site where you can access over 200 law reviews.

http://www.lawsitesblog.com/2014/11/largest-free-collection-law-reviews-web.html

Kaye Scholer Library: The New Model for Going Digital?

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.

 

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Kaye Scholer Library: The New Model for Going Digital?

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.

Information Today article

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
  • Mobile
  • 3D Printing and Makerspaces
  • Technology to Enhance the Physical Library Experience

http://www.infotoday.com/cilmag/dec14/Breeding–Library-Technology-Forecast-for-2015-and-Beyond.shtml

New Publicly Available Volume of CRS Reports: The Evolving Congress

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:

http://www.scribd.com/doc/248179165/CRS-The-Evolving-Congress-December-2014

Further details from one of the volume’s editors may be found on the Congressional Data Coalition’s web site:

http://congressionaldata.org/collection-of-crs-reports-released-to-the-public/#https://www.scribd.com/doc/248179165/CRS-The-Evolving-Congress-December-2014

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