Summer Associates Back to the Basics

One of the things I missed this summer by being out of law firms is the challenge of training summer associates.   Inevitably, law librarians will tell you this is the prime time to impact young attorneys in training. I always concentrated my training sessions and...

Time Mangement in the Virtual World

Thanks to Aliza Sherman for this summary of tools that allows social network users to manage their presense across applications. In recent weeks managing profiles and staying active in my very select social networks has started requiring more time.  I will give Ms....

Internet Literacy

This NYT article helped me to focus on a broader issue I began thinking about on Saturday.  The local alternative radio station WFPK has a program on Saturday afternoons called Relics.  This week’s theme was “What was the 1st Album Played on your 1st...

Information Overload

I think information overload is a reality.  I think that learning to manage information is important for all information consumers.  RSS feeds, smart email use and other “best practices” can be used to manage information. It seems that the condition of...

Pet Peeves

It really drives me crazy to call a tech service line and be told to go to the website.  If I could get the info I needed from the website, why would I even bother dialing the number for a sure to be outsourced and unimaginably long hold time with tech service line....