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We (OK, Rebecca mainly) muse on our favourite online tools, knowledge management practices and where we want to take our technology. 

Songza - Musical Concierge

Monday, 15 September 2014

Because who doesn't like to have his or her own anything-concierge. 

Sometimes you just want a musical playlist that fits the moment, through either the correct mood or activity. It is less about your personal favourites and more about matching the context. 

There are huge record stored organised by genre and artist, where you go to your various corners of interest and scan through titles and find what you want. And then there is the personal shopping assistant; you walk in the door and he simply asks: what do you need the music for?

Tip of the Month

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Tip of the Month

While you may be familiar with how Linex delivers alerts on an automated schedule daily or weekly, did you know that you also have the option to have alerts on time-sensitive topics go out in real time?

Continuing the title debate

Thursday, 04 September 2014

Continuing the conversation started with yesterday's post, I point you to an AALLnet.org article by Kristen Hallows and Christine Bowersox entitled Dialetic of Transformation: the shaping of a name

The authors review the history of the law librarian, from the earlier iterations thereof, through the beginning of current awareness services, the development of procedural standards and the advent of Lexis and Westlaw. 

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