Institutional Repositories

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Digital Commons and SSRN: Turning Perceived Conflict into Real Synergy (with James M. Donovan), Presentations (2014)

Covers the history of SSRN and the development of institutional repositories, how to positively address...

 

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Will an Institutional Repository Hurt My SSRN Ranking?: Calming the Faculty Fear (with James M. Donovan), AALL Spectrum (2012)

Librarians have every reason to support the creation of an institutional digital repository (IR). An...

 

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Open Access: Good for Readers, Authors, and Journals (with James M. Donovan), Bloomberg Law Reports: Student Edition (2011)

Readers, authors, and even law journal publishers will all achieve their different but related interests...

 

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Citation Advantage of Open Access Legal Scholarship (with James M. Donovan), Law Library Journal (2011)

In this study focusing on the impact of open access on legal scholarship, the authors...

 

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Digital Commons @ UGA School of Law: A Cornucopia of Content (with Kathleen Cowan), Digital Commons Webinars (2011)

The University of Georgia law library has one of the most long standing and successful...

 

Internet Legal Research

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Technology Trends and Predictions: Is a Flying Car in Our Future?, Continuing Legal Education Presentations (2012)

Discusses the future of legal research and technologies that are currently available for law offices....

 

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Tired of Sifting Through 3 Million Search Results? How To Become a Google Super Searcher, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (2011)

Most popular search engine on the Internet because it is so effective. Yet how many...

 

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From Locating Missing Heirs to Investigating Expert Witnesses: Maximizing Free Investigation Tools on the Web, Institute of Continuing Legal Education (2007)

As a lawyer, it’s not unusual to be called upon to help a client with...

 

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Blawgs, Podcasts, Wikis? Deciphering the Lingo and Evaluating Current Awareness Tools, Presentations (2006)

Methods and technology for keeping track of current legal news range from simple to advanced....

 

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Internet Legal Research Program Materials (with Elizabeth Geesey Holmes, James M. Donovan, Sharon Bradley, Wendy E. Moore, Maureen Cahill, and Anne Burnett), Presentations (2006)

Internet Legal Research presentations include: Google and Beyond: Finding Information Using Search Engines, and Evaluating...

 

Legal Research and Bibliography

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Book Review: The Prison Library Primer: A Program for the Twenty-First Century, Law Library Journal (2010)

Book review of THE PRISON LIBRARY PRIMER: A PROGRAM FOR THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY, by Brenda...

 

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Researching Georgia Legislative History, Articles, Chapters and Online Publications (2010)

Attorneys often seek Georgia legislative history when trying to clarify a vague statute, determine the...

 

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Locating Forms, UGA Law Library Research Guide (2004)

Guide to locating forms online and in the University of Georgia Law Library

 

Legal Technology

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Maximize Your Decision-Making: A Review of Emerging Technology Trends, Continuing Legal Education Presentations (2013)

Provides overview of new technologies (both software and hardware) that could become the "next big...

 

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Technology Management Trends in Law Schools (with Larry Reeves), Law Library Journal (2011)

This article discusses the role of librarians in law school technology management and analyzes technology...

 

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Using Pecha Kucha to Enhance Your Presentations (with Wendy E. Moore), Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (2010)

Pecha Kucha is a simple presentation format where you show twenty images each for twenty...

 

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Forecast for the Future: Emerging Legal Technologies, Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Georgia (2010)

Begins by discussing technologies that are currently available on the web that can reduce office...

 

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Anticipating Technological Change: Predictions, Trends and Gadgets, Presentations (2009)

With the current economic downtown, today's business environment is more competitive than ever. Businesses that...

 

International Law

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Book Review: Critical Documents Sourcebook Annotated: International Commercial Law and Arbitration (1991), Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law (1992)

Book review of CRITICAL DOCUMENTS SOURCEBOOK ANNOTATED: INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL LAW AND ARBITRATION, by Houston Putnam...

 

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Book Review: Guide to International Legal Research (1990), Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law (1990)

Book review of GUIDE TO INTERNATIONAL LEGAL RESEARCH, by the George Washington Journal of International...

 

Project Management

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Effective Project Management: the Art of Creating Scope Statements, llrx.com (2010)

A discussion of how well-defined scope statements are the key to successful project management continues...

 

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Project Management - A Law Librarian Survival Skill, llrx.com (2009)

Carol A. Watson discusses how effective project management requires considerable thought and preparation before actually...

 

Library Management

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Marketing and Outreach in Law Libraries: A White Paper (with Amanda Runyon, L. Cindy Dabney, Liz McCurry Johnson, Emily Lawson, Shira Megerman, Jamie Summer, T.J. Striepe, and Michele Thomas), 105 Law Library Journal 525 (2013) (2013)

In recent years, libraries have turned to marketing and outreach to better educate library users...

 

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Be Memorable: Library Advocacy through Compelling Storytelling (with Suzanne R. Graham and Jason Tubinis), Presentations (2012)

Whether persuading an administrator within your institution or lobbying for external action, storytelling can be...

 

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Working the Room: Skills for Mastering Social Situations (with Wendy Moore), Presentations (2012)

Provides tips to help people successfully navigate social functions, particularly professional events.

 

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Advanced Meeting Facilitation Techniques (with Wendy E. Moore), Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (2011)

As many librarians learned in last year's AALL presentation on facilitation, a well-facilitated meeting can...

 

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Facilitation : The Secret to Successful Meetings (with Wendy Moore), Presentations (2010)

Successful meetings are the result of careful planning and facilitation, not luck. Watson and Moore...

 

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Increasing Scholarly Impact with Open Access Publishing (with James M. Donovan), Other Lectures and Presentations (2012)

Do people cite open access articles more than articles locked behind fee and copyright restrictions?...