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Working Paper on 3-Year Ethnographic Study re: Lawyering Being -- Essentially -- about Reading: "Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals"

by on April 1, 2016 4:33 pm
[L]awyering is fundamentally about reading. Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals Ann Sinsheimer University of Pittsburgh – School of Law David J. Herring Independent March 14, 2016 Legal Writing Journal, Vol. 21, Forthcoming U. of Pittsburgh Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-11 Abstract:      This paper… Read more Working Paper on 3-Year Ethnographic Study re: Lawyering Being -- Essentially -- about Reading: "Lawyers at Work: A Study of the Reading, Writing, and Communication Practices of Legal Professionals"

"Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive" ...

by on March 31, 2016 11:23 am
…a thoughtful Forbes / Tech posting by Kalev H. Leetaru from earlier this month (19 March 2016): Some excerpts: [P]erhaps the future of libraries lies in a return to their roots, not as museums of physical artifacts for rental, but as conveners of information and those who can understand and translate that information to the needs… Read more "Reimagining Libraries In The Digital Era: Lessons From Data Mining The Internet Archive" ...

American Library Association (ALA) Reference and User Services Association (RUSA): Best Free Reference Websites List

by on February 3, 2016 2:54 pm
The list includes: Open States: Discover Politics in Your State Crime Statistics Travelers’ Health Famous Trials, UMKC School of Law Country Statistics In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy Video ETA  Index of Economic Freedom Woodall’s North American Campground Directory  State Tax Forms and Filing Options Constitute Copyright Tools Internet Bird… Read more American Library Association (ALA) Reference and User Services Association (RUSA): Best Free Reference Websites List