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The state of intellectual property around the world - GovExec.com

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GovExec.comThe state of intellectual property around the worldGovExec.comA new report from the World Intellectual Property Organization -- the IP arm of the United Nations -- has documented that proliferation of patents (and trademarks, and...

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Twenty Years as a Law Librarian - Professional Bodies

This is the third in this series of twenty years in law librarianship. I already have covered technology and communications, both of which are fairly uncontroversial. This one is about librarianship's changing professional bodies, ...

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In the Digital Age, What Becomes of the Library?

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As for virtual librarians, Capizzo suggests that what a real librarian does is more useful. “Would you ask, ‘What makes teachers so vital to schools?’” she asked. “Librarians are committed to promoting lifelong learning in order to create a community of well-informed individuals. Librarians are catalysts to enlightenment for their communities.”

 

-Holly Korbey


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OATD – Open Access Theses and Dissertations

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Libraries Changed My Life

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Real life accounts from library patrons whose lives have been changed for the better by libraries.

 

Libraries Changed My Life (LCML) is the brainchild of two librarians from two parts of the country. Ingrid is a children’s and teen librarian from New York City. Natalie is a systems librarian from rural Florida. Together we’re hoping to create a place where people can tell their library stories, and those who are questioning the value of libraries can see their amazing impact. LCML is an independent, grassroots movement to spread library love across the country.

Why we’re here:

Libraries are valuable—and valued. In addition to traditional services like book lending, research help and children’s programs (still the services Americans value most), libraries offer free wifi, technology training, free or low-cost public meeting spaces, affordable printing, access to music and the arts, and other services our neighborhoods need.


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, May 16, 2013 4:45 AM

Libraries are valubale - accounts from patrons!

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Free Online Grammar Check, Spelling, and More | PaperRater

Free Online Grammar Check, Spelling, and More | PaperRater | The Information Specialist's Scoop | Scoop.it
Grammar & Spelling Check; Free Online Proofreading; No Downloads...Allows you to find those pesky mistakes and correct them before your teacher does...

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Magdalena Santana Báez's curator insight, May 20, 2013 4:33 AM

Here is a link to revise the next test. Good luck!

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New Approaches to Knowledge Management (part 1)

Describes six-level vertical knowledge management structure and four categories of knowledge manageability (authoritative hierarchy, organizational structure,

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9 Sources of Free eBooks for MOOC Teachers and Students - moocnewsandreviews.com

9 Sources of Free eBooks for MOOC Teachers and Students - moocnewsandreviews.com | The Information Specialist's Scoop | Scoop.it
Instructors need to accommodate their students’ need for high-quality content. Free ebooks will round out a MOOC student’s online learning experience. (@MOOCNewsReviews great to see this up!

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Cynthia Tait's curator insight, May 17, 2013 2:08 PM

MOOC sources - for those who are interested.

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As a manager, how can I support our library staff who use social media on our behalf? | From the floor

"What kind of support should I be asking for from management?" and "How can I support our staff?"

1. Give them your trust - Wholeheartedly.

2. Give them dedicated time

3. Get out of their way


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, April 18, 2013 1:49 AM

Managing social media in the library! Good tips!

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Digitally Embedding the Law Library - iLibrarian

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Digitally Embedding the Law Library - iLibrarian http://t.co/o2hGlG49q1 via @OEDB_org

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Library Boy: 2012 Canadian Association of Law Libraries Research ...

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The 2012 Research Grant of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) has been awarded to University of Victoria law librarian Kim Nayyer for her project on Resource-Sharing Options for Canadian Law Libraries: ...

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Outreach and Scholarly Services Librarian - Cornell Law Library

Position: Cornell Law library seeks an energetic and creative librarian for a new Outreach and Scholarly Services Librarian position. Under the supervision of the Assistant Director ...

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The smaller law library – Slaw

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Over the last few years the physical footprint of law firm libraries has been decreasing. Reasons for this include the ever-increasing price of real estate and the availability (both real and.

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British Library Curator of Classical and Byzantine Studies - Medieval and Earlier Manuscripts

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The British Library holds an outstanding collection of Classical and Byzantine manuscripts, including highlights such as Codex Alexandrinus, the Theodore Psalter, and the Aratea.

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What Will Competitive Intelligence Be Like in the Future?

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But what does the future of competitive intelligence really look like? What will CI be in the next 10 years? Or in the next century? Before we go into what could happen, let’s take a closer look at how far competitive intelligence has come....


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Ellen Naylor's curator insight, March 25, 8:11 AM

I think that video technology will be even more pervasive than today in collecting, connecting and sharing intelligence, more immediately, person to person and person to group. I agree that primary collection will continue its decline since more will be available digitally. Hopefully the quality will be better than what's out there today.

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The Art of War glosses

10 fields of strategy covered by Sun Tzu's principles, glossed by author in order to show their relation to modern business strategy. (Slideshare)


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Knowledge Management "Stuff"

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Just some random links to information pertaining to Knowledge Management..


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Communicating Knowledge Management (KM) to Busy Lawyers | LawyerKM

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I am constantly reminded of the importance of communicating effectively.  And I am repeatedly convinced that a simple message delivered in a simple way is most ("Communicating Knowledge Management (KM) to Busy Lawyers" by @LawyerKM

 

Connections  Are the Key…

My favorite (and primary) way to communicate KM to lawyers — and the representation in the KM card, above — is to speak in terms of connections.  It’s about “connecting people with people, connecting people with knowledge and information, and the processes, procedures, and technologies required to make those connections.”  I like this approach because it is broad, yet meaningful.  It allows me to talk about various aspects of KM from culture to technology, without eyes glazing over.

I carry the KM cards with me at work (and elsewhere).  When I need to explain KM to someone, I talk about connections.  After my elevator speech, I hand them a card as a take-away mnemonic.   “Here’s an easy way to remember what we do,” I say,  “the KM department’s email address is on the back.”

The more “complex” definitions of KM are fine when talking to people in KM circles and getting into the depths of knowledge management, but when talking to busy lawyers, spouting some convoluted, jargon-bloated, “nonsense” is the surest way to lose their attention.  Lawyers are no strangers to jargon.  They know it — and will reject it (and you) — the second they hear it.


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Karen du Toit's curator insight, April 30, 2013 3:14 AM

Knowledge Management for lawyers > useful in all fields/organizations!

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Open Access Theses & Dissertations: Launch of a New OA Discovery Tool

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As the body of open access (OA) literature continues to grow, figuring out how to access OA-specific material has remained a challenge for researchers.

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Knowledge Management | 5 Keys to Enterprise Knowledge Management

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With the rise of search, brand transparency and agile channeling, corporate knowledge can no longer be contained within an organization’s pre-determined boundaries; it must become an infinite, available and ever-evolving resource. Three little words have turned enterprise knowledge management, and specifically information and knowledge related to customer service, on its head in recent years: "Just Google It." A recent study from Fleishman-Hillard found that 89 percent of consumers go directly to business websites or turn to Google, Bing, or another search engine to find information on products, services or businesses before any human to human interaction takes place, if it ever does.


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What’s Next for Ebooks and Libraries? | Digital Book World

What’s Next for Ebooks and Libraries? | Digital Book World | The Information Specialist's Scoop | Scoop.it
HarperCollins is taking an old-school approach to discovery, why doesn’t Microsoft get tablets?, Flannery Co launches Digital Cerebrum and much more! (What’s Next for Ebooks and Libraries?
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Library Budgets and Priorities: A New Year and a New Normal – Slaw

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Even the best library marketing initiatives are met with humourless stares from the accountants. With law firm revenues and growth flat, the library budget will be cut. How are law firm libraries dealing with this imperative?

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NELLCO's curator insight, March 1, 2013 6:43 AM

Louis Mirando praises LIPA/NELLCO PALMPrint Project!

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Hiring! A developer to chart the future of libraries

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@griffey Have you seen this?? Harvard Library Innovation Lab: Hiring! A developer to chart the future of libraries http://t.co/PkgWQcHBvG

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NELLCO's curator insight, March 5, 2013 6:35 AM

This could be YOUR job!

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Law Library of Congress is collecting treasures for you - ABA Journal

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Like many attorneys, Mark Wojcik used to view law libraries as a means to an end. But thanks to an innovative outreach campaign conducted by the Law Library of Congress, Wojcik now relishes the tweets, blog posts and ...

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Major Maine Libraries, Public and Academic, Collaborate on Print Archiving ... - Library Journal

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Major Maine Libraries, Public and Academic, Collaborate on Print Archiving ...

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Five New Roles For Lawyers in the 21st Century

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The 21st century hasn't exactly been rainbows and ponies for the legal industry. As has been pointed out frequently here and nearly everywhere else, lawyers are facing unprecedented pressure...


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alice branton's curator insight, April 9, 2013 5:18 AM

The roles of lawyers changes day by day, huge shift ancountered in 21st century.

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