Articles Tagged with Digital law libraries

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“It Takes More Than a Dumpster to Build A Digital Law Library: 12 Critical Components For Digital Law Library Transformation.” from Dewey B Strategic,
12/10/14

“.… For the past two decades law librarians and legal information professionals have been assessing products and developing in house solutions to support virtual library resources. We have been sharing best practices and advising legal publishers on how to build the next generation of products that lawyers will be willing to use ….” [Link to full blog post.]

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In the race to eBook-nirvana, should lawyers and judges stop long enough to read the privacy fine print in their eBook contracts?  (You can be sure law librarians are reading it.)

We all know (at least I hope you all do) that publishers and digital distributors collect data on how you use your eBook. They know what you read, how fast, if you read the end before you read the beginning – well, maybe not the latter. But they could track that if they wanted to and come up with a profile of people who do just that (ahem).

Don’t forget that Wall Street Journal article, July 19, 2012, Your E-Book is Reading You,” by Alexandra Alter, about data collected on the average eBook reader.