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Addressing the Challenges with Organizational Identifiers and ISNI

Via OCLC – Addressing the Challenges with Organizational Identifiers and ISNI – “Organizational affiliations of the creators of works are important to a variety of stakeholders, including academic administrators, funders, publishers, repository managers, software developers, rights agencies, and individual researchers. Identifying and tracking these affiliations can be challenging, as organizations may be known by a… Continue Reading

Anything can happen in the Zone: Library and Departmental Change Driven by Migration to a Cloud-based Library Management System

Anything can happen in the Zone: Library and Departmental Change Driven by Migration to a Cloud-based Library Management System, Josh Petrusa, Library Leadership & Management (LL&M) , Vol 30, No 3 (2016) Abstract – “Butler University Libraries had already made progressive changes in public services areas, but Technical Services remained unchanged and bound to legacy… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – Introducing a New Success Framework for Information Professionals

Via LLRX – Introducing a New Success Framework for Information Professionals – Author, librarian, and professor Bruce Rosenstein’s article clearly articulates key deliverables that librarians and information professionals can frame, communicate about and deliver – specifically expert knowledge services, data curation, research, training and leadership skills – to organizations in a wide range of sectors. Continue Reading

Full-time female lawyers continue to earn less than male counterparts

ABA Journal – “Median pay for full-time female lawyers was 77.4 percent of the pay earned by their male counterparts, according to data for 2014 released earlier this month by the U.S. Census Bureau. In all law-related jobs, median pay for female workers in 2014 was 51.6 percent of the pay received by male workers,… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – You Say Aggregate, I Say Curate…

Via LLRX.com – You Say Aggregate, I Say Curate…– Zena Applebaum, a law firm competitive intelligence director, defines an important development in the way that critical business information is shared within laws firms and similar organizations. Applebaum defines and aligns the role of “content curation,” a practice and skill wherein information from all the content… Continue Reading

2015 Law Firms in Transition – An Altman Weil Flash Survey

2015 Law Firms in Transition – An Altman Weil Flash Survey, Contributing Authors – Thomas S. Clay, Eric A. Seeger. “Now in its seventh year, Altman Weil’s Law Firms in Transition Survey continues to document how the business of law is changing and identify emerging forces that will move the legal market forward — whether… Continue Reading

EFF – Voter Privacy: What You Need to Know About Your Digital Trail During the 2016 Election

“The right to an anonymous vote is a cornerstone of the U.S. democratic process. Yet from the time until you walk into the voting booth until long, long after you cast your ballot, your personal information is a highly sought-after commodity. Often your name, contact details, and political leanings are frighteningly easy for political campaigns… Continue Reading

LegalTech 2016 – Cloud, Consolidation and Cybersecurity

Paper by Andrew Haslam, LegalTech 2016 – Cloud, Consolidation and Cybersecurity, Allvision Computing. February 2016. “This article contains several “completed forms of thought” that came together over the course of the three days. Foremost of these is the undeniable evidence of the consolidation that has occurred in the eDisclosure/Discovery marketplace. T here is also commentary… Continue Reading

Report – Perspectives on 2015 Law Student Recruiting

NALP [National Association for Law Placement] – Perspectives on 2015 Law Student Recruiting: “Entry-level Law Firm Recruiting Activity Again Becomes Brisk Seven years after the Great Recession – Entry-level law firm recruiting activity continues to increase, with higher levels of activity measured in the spring, summer, and fall of 2015 than in 2014. Over the… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – Web Data Extractors 2016

Via LLRX.com – Web Data Extractors 2016 – Extracting data from the internet has become an increasingly high priority for organizations with teams that focus on mining and leveraging huge amounts of data as part of an effective, collaborative and actionable work product. Tools and protocols to extract content rich information are in demand as… Continue Reading

New on LLRX – The Growing Need to Standardize and Validate Online Education Credentials for the Job Market

Via LLRX.com – The Growing Need to Standardize and Validate Online Education Credentials for the Job Market – Learning new skills to support more effective engagement in a competitive job market has attracted many job seekers and employees to online education, most often through Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). Alan Rothman is proficient in the… Continue Reading

OCLC agreement with leading publishers worldwide expands metadata access

“OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, databases and other materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery Services. “OCLC partners with leading content providers around the world to ensure discovery and access to libraries’ most important and popular resources,” said Suzanne Kemperman, OCLC Director, Business… Continue Reading