Blog post by Shay Elbaum, Reference Librarian, University of Michigan Law Library
We’ve all ended conferences full of ideas and full of resolve to apply them in our work, only to lose track of them once things get busy again. Please imagine that this conference summary post is an attempt to break that cycle, resurfacing some of this year’s AALL Annual Meeting programming a couple of months after the fact and reflecting on how my library has used it and can keep using it moving forward. It’s definitely not just a very late post-conference post.
In a standing-room-only session at July’s AALL Annual Meeting, Michelle Hook Dewey, Kristina Niedringhaus, Patrick Parsons, and Leigh Zeiser presented the Georgia State University Legal Tech Competency Model. You can read more about it in their own words in this libguide or this forthcoming paper. The model divides the universe of legal tech into four categories, depicted