First Issue Of 2009 Law Libs News / excited utterances published

We’ve just published issue 165 of Law Librarians News / excited utterances

Here’s the TOC



excited utterances

  • New KM Blogger in Town
  • Best Practices for Online Legal Services Offered by Law Firms
  • Two New Online Case Law Databases
  • Google Releases SearchWiki
  • Law Firm Intranets, Wikis and Search Engines
  • Practical Law Company Launches U.S. Version of Know-how Services
  • Legal Technology: Time to Innovate

Items of Interest

  • Organising Knowledge: “Potted Taxonomy”
  • FromCourt to Westlaw


  • In Search of the "Holy Grail" – Competitive Intelligence and KM’s Role
  • Enterprise Search Uncovers Messy Information Architecture
  • Law Publishing at the Crossroads

Surveys and White Papers

  • How Will KM Budgets Weather the Downturn?
  • White Paper on Law Firm Innovation


  • Driving Results through Social Networks: How Top Organizations Leverage
  • Networks for Performance and Growth
  • The End of Lawyers? Rethinking the Nature of Legal Services

LLN News Stories

  • Lii & To Offer Free Lawyer Directory Service
  • Jureeka & Firefox
  • Legal On Ramp Looking to Attract Blogs
  • Incisive Media Forms Legal Business Solutions Division
  • Newstex To Distribute JD Supra Content
  • Event Box: All Social Networking In One Place For Mac Users
  • Lexis Nexis Invest In Californian Company Rocket
  • BIALL Compiling Register of Experts From Members
  • Bodleian Library Oxford Updates Document Delivery Service
  • Refinancing Choicepoint Deal Costs Reed $US1.5 Billion
  • AALL Advertising & Publishing Schedule For Q.1 2009
  • The LIRG Research Award 2009

Vendor Articles / Features
In our new section vendor articles/features we will feature  pieces written by employees at legal publishing, legal technology, legal KM  and  legal web 2.0  companies. If articles have been paid for we will always let you know

Going Beyond Digital Dictation by Amy Clevidence, the Global Marketing Operations Manager at WinScribe Inc.

Conferences and Events
CILIP (UK) February Workshops

Blogs Du Jour
New Blog: Legal Research Best Practices (LRBP)  / Linked In (Legal Information Related)Groups
Facebook / Knowledge Management For Legal Professionals / Knowledge Management For Legal Professionals Welcome Email / Hein Cites Blog / Bogus Voting On ABA Top 100 Blawgs / Westlaw Launches Blog For Hong Kong Users / KM Librarian Blog  (Also see excited utterances story) / Big Law Layoff Tracker / Yammer

Charon QC
Sir John Mortimer QC dies / “LegalTech Dirtied by Lexis Lucre”…



  • Article: How Lawyers Can Grow Billings using Online Networks and Internet Marketing
  • Article SSRN: The Virtual Tax Library: A Comparison of Five Electronic Tax Research Platforms
  • Article(LLRX): Ahead of the Curve: In 2009, Your Lawyers Are Your Best Knowledge Management Resource
  • Article: New Legal Book Will Benefit Welsh Speakers
  • Article: Legal OnRamp Founder Sells Its Virtues
  • Article LLRX: Deep Web Research 2009
  • Article: Why Reference and Instruction Librarians Hate Federated Searching
  • Article LLRX: Metadata – What Is It and What Are My Ethical Duties?
  • Article: CMS Watch Predictions for 2009
  • Association: The NSW Knowledge Management Roundtable (KMRt)
  • Blog Post : Slaw “Recognized as an authority”
  • Blog Post: Association of Research Libraries Report on Law Library Statistics 2006–2007
  • Blog Post: Why Lawyers Should Consider Incorporating Video Into Their Online Marketing Strategy
  • Blog Post: Social Media for Lawyers in a Nutshell
  • Blog Post: Kudos to Scott Frey and John Doyle
  • Blog Post: Vagueness and the scope of caselaw databases
  • Blog Post: We Are Borg – Resistance Is Futile
  • Blog Post: Martindale-Hubbell tries to "get Web 2.0" but they really don’t.
  • CoTweet: Group Management Of Twitter
  • KM Encyclopedia: Encyclopedia of Knowledge Management / Download
  • Legislation Calender : UK & EU
  • Lexis Nexis: LexisNexis to lay off 34 workers in Colorado Springs
  • Podcast: Twitter: Any Good For Lawyers?
  • Resource Shelf : Now On Twitter & DocuTicker
  • Search: Hyperwords
  • Website (beta):
  • Westlaw: Westlaw Watch

Legal Technology Insider News

  • Epoq and Cohen brothers hoping for second time lucky
  • Hammonds Direct up for sale?
  • And then there were 10

Law Librarians, Legal KM & Legal Publishing Jobs Board
Assistant Librarian: National Law University Delhi / India
Legal Know How Officer  / Knowledge Research & Training Manager / Senior Marketing Manager –International Publisher (UK) / Knowledge Resource Manager Birmingham / Law Librarian Anthony Collins Law Firm / Reference Librarian
Global Publishing Company seeks Legal Executive Assistant New York, NY  / Director of the Law Library, Saint Louis University Law Library / Law Librarian – Saint Louis University / Associate Law Librarians (2 positions)
Temporary Lexis Associate / Cataloging Library, UDC-DCSL Mason Law Library
Information Delivery Services Librarian, University of Utah Law Library / Product Manager Lexis Nexis – Boca Raton, FL / AALL Vendor Liaison Position

New & Forthcoming Titles / Products

  • Ashgate Publishing Informa
  • Asia Research
  • Markets Simba Publishing