Tuesday, May 17, 2016

CALL/ACBD Conference ( #callacbd2016) Underway in Vancouver

I've been watching the CALL/ACBD conference unroll on Twitter the last couple of days, and by all accounts it's off to a great start: a terrific event in the stunning city of Vancouver.

If you're not able to be at the conference, be sure to follow the hashtag #callacbd2016. Seeing photos and candid moments and thoughts from the event really feel like the next best thing to being there! I've already hit on a few cool things...

This short & sweet handout contains three ideas for business development/marketing projects that law firm librarians can tackle right away:

 US legal research terms demystified, from a session entitled "Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about US Legal Research But Were Afraid to Ask! US Legal Research For Canadians":

The winners of this year's Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing are Thomson Reuters & WestlawNext Canada:

And lastly, I was glad to see that the panel session Steve participated in, Computers in Legal Research, was well received!
There are still two days of sessions left. I'm keen to see more live-tweeting, especially from this morning's Lightning Talks!

Monday, May 02, 2016

Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2016

Five BC acts had new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 this month: 
Not familiar with Quickscribe 2.0? It's a terrific way to research, track and collaborate on BC legislation, and includes expert annotations written by a team of 25 local legal professionals. To try it out for free, visit  www.quickscribe.bc.ca/online/ and click the "Free Trial" icon.