Greg Lambert of 3 Geeks and a Law Blog wrote a piece on the importance of leadership in the library. Librarians know the resources, capabilities, and needs of their libraries unlike anyone else. So why not put them in control? The library under the command of a c-level librarian leads to positive change. He […]
It’s already old news that tech innovation leads to rapid change, but how to deal with it is perhaps something we’re all still working on. Over at My Shingle, Carolyn Elefant wrote up a blog post on solos’ (and everyone else’s) need to embrace new knowledge. She gives some great examples of how growth […]
NYLI Board member and author of the popular blog Dewey B Strategic Jean O’Grady will give the William A. Gillard Lecture at her alma mater, St. John’s University Division of Library and Information Science. “Has the Librarian-ship Sailed? Redefining the Profession in a Post-Google World” will address the dramatic impact of intelligent machines on […]
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Joseph Raczynski, Manager, Techical Client Management, Thomson Reuters writes about VR for business in the January issue of Practice Innovations.
“VR is a slice of sci-fi we have been anticipating for decades. Incubating in a state of inertia, it has been waiting to leverage the Trinity of Forces to rise. Widely […]
The American Bar Association will not restrict accreditation of law schools for the time being. The proposal to restrict accreditation was a response to the growing reality of student debt and a difficult job market. However, numerous deans spoke out against the proposal for the consequences it would have on less privileged law schools.
Jean O’Grady writes for Dewey B Strategic about the first panel of the new Legal Pros track at Legal Week– New Ways for Law Librarians & Knowledge Managers to Become Indispensable which brought in a standing room only crowd.
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Our Executive Director, Lucy Curci-Gonzalez presided over the AALL booth at this year’s LegalTech conference. See more photos and LegalTech posts on the AALL Facebook page here.
Over at Above the Law, Zach Abramowitz is curating a conversation on legal technology. He’s asked various professionals in the legal industry to comment on a quote by the CEO of legal tech company:
By contrast, selling tech-only solutions into the legal industry today would be like selling a conveyer belt to a blacksmith in the […]
In this insightful article, NYLI member Sarah Mauldin, Director of Library Services at Smith, Gambrell & Russell LLP, discusses how the New York Law Institute can play a key role in your backup plan when your library experiences closures due to inclement weather or other instances when you need to share your workload.
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Megan Zavieh at the Lawyerist has a suggestion for making the best of the new year: add a little tech to your practice. She has some great tips for new ways to manage routine tasks and, more importantly, how to be more productive while maintaining ethical standards.
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