Monthly Archives: October 2009

Vendor News & New Resources

Reed Elsevier

Thomson/West

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Humans vs. Computers: Who Comes Out on Top?

Using human attorney editors to create Westlaw case Headnotes and the Digest system has been the norm for over 100 years, but is it better than the Lexis computer-created headnotes and taxonomy? This question has long been discussed, but hasn’t really been investigated until now. Susan Nevelow-Mart has begun researching and writing an article, and her draft has been posted on the SSRN. It is most intriguing and I am looking forward to the final version.

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Bloomberg Law Has Landed

We’ve been hearing about Bloomberg Law (BLAW) for quite sometime…well it is finally here and I am most¬† intrigued!¬† As soon as training sessions are available, I will learn all I can and report back here on the findings. Stay tuned for more information!

Link to Bloomberg Law web site

Link to product brochure

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Let’s Celebrate International Professional Legal Management Week (Oct. 5 – 9)

For the third year in a row, law librarians are an active part of IPLMW festivities. This year, check out a great article from Monice Kaczorowski and Holly Pinto published in the IPLMW magazine. Additionally, librarian Sarah Mauldin will take part in a free webinar tomorrow on inter-generational issues in the legal workplace.

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