Legal information: Will we ever stop changing containers?

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A presentation by Meg Kribble, reference librarian, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center.

A presentation by Meg Kribble, reference librarian, Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center.

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  • 1. Legal Information: Will we ever stop changing containers? Meg Kribble September 24, 2007
  • 2. <html> </html> New tools
  • 3. Physical to non-physical formats
  • 4. Rise of the vendors
  • 5. (yes, but will they ever STOP changin’?)
  • 6. Changing expectations
  • 7. image generated by Jessamyn West image generated by Darlene Fichtner Library 2 point what?!
  • 8. Since we launched TimesSelect in 2005, the online landscape has altered significantly. Readers increasingly find news through search, as well as through social networks, blogs, and other online sources. In light of this shift, we believe offering unfettered access to New York Times reporting and analysis best serves the interest of our readers, our brand, and the long-term vitality of our journalism. We encourage everyone to read our news and share it, opinion - as well as link to it and comment on it. Our highest priority is to increase the reach and impact of our journalism online. The Times's Op-Ed and news columns are now available free of charge, along with Times File and News Tracker. In addition, The New York Times online archive is now free back to 1987 for all of our readers. The New York Times (finally) gets it
  • 9. Do we need Robin Hood?
  • 10. “Operating system of the nation” --Carl Malamud
  • 11. Whose side are we on?
  • 12. Hybrid containers
  • 13. But wait!
  • 14. quot;moribund societies for the perfection of footnotesquot; --Tom Bruce, Cornell Legal Information Institute
  • 15. Repositories
  • 16. Blogs
  • 17. What is the role of law librarians?
  • 18. Values
  • 19. photo by d70focus on Flickr Keep limber
  • 20. Grow tentacles
  • 21. Take down the walls
  • 22. cartoon by Jeff Thomas, Embrace what our patrons use
  • 23. Evangelize
  • 24. Support radical experimenters
  • 25. Cat and Girl by Dorothy Gambrell Keep things sober...
  • 26. ...but have fun!
  • 27. Questions?