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By Kenneth J. Hirsh - Mon, Jul 27, 2015
Caroline Young, chair of the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries, graciously invited me to be the breakfast speaker at the section’s business meeting during the 2015 annual meeting and conference of the American Association of Law Libraries. Here are my remarks, lightly edited.By now everyone here is well aware of the upheaval that we’ve witnessed for at least the past seven years in both the legal practice market and the legal academy....
By Ryan Overdorf - Sat, Jun 13, 2015
The comment period recently closed on the U.S. Access Board’s 508 Refresh proposal that updates Section 508.  Though Section 508 and the 508 Refresh technically apply only to federal agencies, the Justice Department has for many years applied Section 508 web accessibility standards when dealing with other entities.  Section 508 applied part of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) version 1.0 to Web accessibility. The 508 Refresh incorporates by reference most of WCAG...
By Jackie McCloud - Wed, May 6, 2015
We're excited that the Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year!We're looking for suggestions on which technologies to present and volunteers to do a 5-10 min demo of each. If you have ideas along with suggestions on who would be a good presenter (yourself or someone else), please take a moment to complete the Cool Tools Café Survey: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1XT2AQKeBYrsXh8GXgAztnUuh-AtZZVYrQHE7qVKhi-8/viewform.The Cool Tools Café will...