Latest CS-SIS News

By Kara Young - Wed, Nov 26, 2014
This is the time of year to be thankful that we have the opportunity (or perhaps just inclination) to work with a variety of technologies in law libraries. It can also be a good time to take stock of your current skill development and strategize how you might refresh those skills in the coming months.  Although most of us don’t need to be legal hackers, there is a benefit (and certain level of satisfaction) that comes from dusting off or honing our technical skills from time to time....
By Nick Farris - Thu, Oct 30, 2014
As we start getting into the teaching season, here are few new(ish) apps that might be helpful in creating effective teaching experiences for students. Adobe Presenter 10 Presenter provides a quick and easy-to-use software platform to create effective tutorials and assess student performance with interactive quizzes. Presenter also makes it easy to create a flipped classroom experience- a new approach to learning that emphasizes tutorial based online instruction at home and more of a...
By Patrick Butler - Mon, Jun 9, 2014
Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year.  This program will feature informal demos of tools, apps, and gadgets that will help librarians create, organize, and deliver information, increase productivity, and connect with users.  There will be demo tables scattered throughout the room and attendees can float around as they please. This year's Cool Tools Cafe will have a new format: to improve the experience of attendees, we will have one presenter at each...