One of the listservs I joined early in my law library career was Teknoids (way back in 1997 or 1998.) Although it is made up primarily of techies in law school libraries and IT departments, I still love the conversations that go on. The conversation on what was titled “Everybody’s Favorite Topic…” was on what
Legal Research Metrics & Ethics: $499 a Year Or $825 an Hour?
My boss has been prepping for an ITLA presentation on “Reducing Costs of Legal Research: Best Practices Onshore and Offshore” where she’s discussing the pros and cons of online vs. print legal research. This is not a new issue, in fact, it has been discussed seriously since about 1994, and I had the…
The War over Words: AP Announces "It Will Take All Actions Necessary"
The AP announced yesterday that it was going to take “all actions necessary” to stop ISPs from pirating news content and streaming it across their sites, raising copyright concerns about the terms of “fair use”.
In an attempt to save their tumbling profits, hold off bankruptcies and defend their current business models, the newspapers are…
Print Media's Solution: Invasion of the Pod
Time Inc. has developed a 10-week experiment called Mine that will allow subscribers to pick their content and publish it in the requested format. The magazine is free, but limited to 200,000 online subscribers and 31,000 print subscribers.
Similar to your customized Google page, your pods of information are printed in one publication.