More Re: Blockchains

by on September 9, 2017 10:53 am
Please see (among other things): In legal field, blockchain comes of age: After years of tantalizing promise, blockchain is starting to show real applicability for the legal industry (August 2017)  

Thomson Reuters', i.e., Westlaw's New White Paper on Law Librarians: A "'staggering degree of change' has occurred in the past three years"

by on September 2, 2017 8:33 am
The white paper’s title and subtitle are: Taking a closer look at the changing role of today’s law librarian: Study indicates substantial change to the demands of the role and a shift in responsibilities The first paragraph reads: The legal profession has undergone nearly a decade of fundamental change, and perhaps no single role has… Read more Thomson Reuters', i.e., Westlaw's New White Paper on Law Librarians: A "'staggering degree of change' has occurred in the past three years"

Open Access in Academe May Fail as a Strategy When It Does Not Address Perceived Needs

by on September 1, 2017 5:03 pm
Please see: Julia A. Lovett, Andrée J. Rathemacher, Divana Boukari & Corey Lang , Institutional Repositories and Academic Social Networks: Competition or Complement? A Study of Open Access Policy Compliance vs. ResearchGate Participation, 5(1) Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication (2017). DOI: http://doi.org/10.7710/2162-3309.2183