Westlaw has been completely redesigned to bring you a dramatically improved search – with unparalleled research organization capabilities and workflow tools to help you be more efficient and confident in your legal research. All in a clean, intuitive interface!
Law faculty will receive access to WestlawNext starting in late July. Attend this preview and you will also learn how WestlawNext interacts with West’s existing academic platforms, lawschool.westlaw.com and TWEN (The West Education Network).
Law.Gov is a national conversation about broader access to primary legal materials in the United States across all three branches of government and across the federal, state, and local governments. It is a series of workshops across the country that started in January at Stanford Law School and has continued on to major law schools, examining the implications of making the law more broadly available. The workshops have examined copyright restrictions, privacy implications, and the technical underpinnings necessary to provide authenticated access to bulk legal materials.
The launch of iPad and its adoption of the open source epub format has generated considerable interest. What does it mean for eBook creation, eBook standards, ebook publication and digital rights management, eBook readers and its adoption in law school classroom? Panel members will present their views on the various aspects of the eBook based on their experience.
Empirical legal research is becoming increasingly important in law schools across the U.S. While many faculty and students are conducting empirical studies, few law schools and law libraries have programs in place for data curation—organizing, storing, and providing future access to original, in-house data sets. This program will discuss the following:
The Duke University School of Law recently migrated the in-house ePrints based scholarship repository to the SAAS (software-as-a-service) hosted environment called BePress. We will cover and discuss areas of interest such as: how to select an SAAS, planning the migration of a live service, customizing the presentation of the service, and the continuing duties to support a successful SAAS implementation.