Tag Archives: Keeping Current

THOMSON REUTERS INTRODUCES WESTLAWNEXT PRACTITIONER INSIGHTS

“Thomson Reuters announced the launch of Practitioner Insights – practitioner-focused pages on WestlawNext® that bring legal professionals the exclusive current awareness information and analysis that they need to stay up to speed and lead in their practice area. Each page is maintained by a dedicated team of attorney editors who monitor a specific practice area and curate breaking business news, exclusive insight and analysis from industry experts, as well as the most comprehensive collection of litigation materials and primary legal content, to ensure that WestlawNext customers will be the first to know about actionable emerging developments that matter to them and their clients.”

via Thomson Reuters

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THOMSON REUTERS AND WOLTERS KLUWER LAW & BUSINESS JOINING FORCES ON CURRENT AWARENESS

“Thomson Reuters and Wolters Kluwer Law & Business will join forces to offer select Wolters Kluwer current awareness content on Thomson Reuters Westlaw online legal research platforms. The exclusive agreement will add Wolters Kluwer’s current awareness products – daily awareness of breaking legal developments which have been analyzed and contextualized by attorney-editors – to the comprehensive legal research databases, news and tools on Westlaw. The two businesses also will collaborate on current awareness product development.”

via Thomson Reuters

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PinHawk LLC Launches Librarian News Digest

PR.com – “PinHawk LLC, the leading publisher of aggregated emails for professionals, introduces the “Librarian News Digest” electronic newsletter. The new PinHawk newsletter combines news from traditional sources, librarian blogs, law technology blogs, and library as well as legal vendors. For the first time, news targeted to the needs of the law librarian community is available in one daily email. This email is distributed at no charge to all qualified library and knowledge management professionals.

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Hey, New Academic Librarian: You Need To Keep Up, Too

Steven Bell – “Most academic librarians agree it’s the long-time veterans who are out of touch and need to do better at keeping up, but it’s even more important for those just getting started.”

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Taming Your Digital Distractions

NYT – “And so it goes: You get to your PC every morning with hours of productive time ahead of you. Next thing you know, it’s 5 p.m. and you’ve frittered the day away on Digg, Hulu, Wikipedia and your fantasy football league. And no wonder — how can anyone expect to get anything done when you’re plying your trade on one of the most distracting machines ever invented? With so much available on your PC — your friends, blogs, games and even TV shows — working in a modern office can often seem as rattling as working on the floor of a Las Vegas casino.”

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The Secret to Finding Time For Social Media

B.L. Ochman – “The No. 1 question I’m asked when I speak at corporate seminars and mention that I recently wrote my 7,000th Twitter entry is “How in the world do you have the time for social media?” The answer: I don’t. I make time.”

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More signal, less noise

Phil Bradley – “One of the things that I’m often asked is ‘how do you keep up to date?’

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More on Keeping Current

Attenalert – “Attenalert is a keyword monitoring tool that allows you to find references to specific words and phrases through various sources online.” (via)

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Steven Bell’s Keeping Up Web Site

He’s updated it, with a shiny new domain. Thanks StevenB

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Keeping Up, 2.0 Style

A presentation by Anne Walsh. (via)

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