CRIV Sheet Vol. 39 No. 3 is now available

The May 2017 issue of the CRIV Sheet is now available online.  In this issue, you can read about the preservation of government information during presidential transitions, the recent spate of litigation PACER is involved in, and a list of CRIV-recommended programs to attend at the July 2017 AALL Annual Meeting and Conference in Austin, TX.  Also included are reports from CRIV’s semi-annual vendor liaison calls with Thomson Reuters and Bloomberg BNA.

Facts about PACER

Check out this fact sheet about PACER from the Free Law Project. https://free.law/pacer-facts/

 

Law Firm Data Security Guidelines

Corporate Counsel Group Issues Law Firm Cyber Guidance

What sort of products are out there to help law firms secure their information? Does anyone have examples and experiences to share?

ProQuest and CALIS Press Release

ProQuest and CALIS bring Chinese scholarship to a global audience

GPO Launches New GPO.gov Website

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is launching a newly designed, user-friendly agency website.

Here is the ANNOUNCEMENT

Take a look and submit feedback through the surveymonkey link on the announcement.

Copyright Resource

Copyright issues can often come up between vendors and libraries.  Often this can be intimidating for someone who doesn’t know much about copyright.  Here is a blog post about a handbook that can help librarians navigate some of the aspects of copyright that we regularly encounter.   The Copyright Librarian 

Congress.gov sees record-breaking traffic

We know the Library of Congress is constantly working to make Congress.gov easier and more accessible, and it looks like all that hard work has paid off! Check out this blog post on the most recent usage numbers for congress.gov HERE