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New Technology? Cue the Panic

With the emergence of ChatGBT and similar AI products and the panic it’s brought in the education sphere, I thought it would be a good exercise to take a look at what was happening in the 1990s when computer technology… Continue Reading →

Procrastination Busting Tools

I have an article deadline coming up very soon and while I’ve known about this date for months, my regular work responsibilities have taken precedence over writing this article. And now that the deadline is looming next week, I have… Continue Reading →

ABA Techshow Recap

Guest post by Michelle Hook Dewey, Legal Technologies Librarian at Georgia State University College of Law and LIT-SIS ABA Techshow grant award recipient.  Thanks to a generous LIT-SIS grant I was able to finally attend my first ABA Techshow—and it… Continue Reading →

Cool Cats Present Cool Tools Recording Available

Earlier this week Rebecca Fordon, Chair of LIT-SIS AMPC, and Jackie McCloud moderated a lively discussion among panelists about their experiences presenting at Cool Tools. If we missed you and you’re interested in knowing what it’s like to present at… Continue Reading →

Call for Cool Tools Presenters for AALL Annual Meeting in Boston

We’re looking for Cool Tools presenters for this year’s Annual Meeting in Boston. What’s it like to present a Cool Tool? Join us on Monday, March 13th, at 11am PST/2pm EST to hear from four previous presenters. Register today! You… Continue Reading →

Congrats to ABA TECHSHOW Grant Award Winner Michelle Hook Dewey

The LIT-SIS Grants & Awards Committee is happy to announce Michelle Hook Dewey as the recipient of the ABA TECHSHOW Grant to attend the upcoming event in Chicago on March 1-4, 2023. Michelle is currently Legal Technologies Librarian & Associate… Continue Reading →

Nominate a LIT-SIS Member for the Kenneth J. Hirsch Award by 2/24/23

This is a last call from the LIT-SIS Grants and Awards Committee to submit your nominations for the Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award by February 24, 2023, at 11:59pm EST. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a… Continue Reading →

Chat GPT Link Roundup

This link roundup is by LIT-SIS Blog Committee member Shay Elbaum, Reference Librarian at the University of Michigan Law Library.  The AI-powered chatbot ChatGPT was released at the end of November and has generated thousands of hot takes, some of… Continue Reading →

The TikTok ‘exclusion act’ of 2022.

Magic Washer Detergent…  “TikTok must go”   Following a move conducted by the executive branch, Congress recently moved forward banning the use of TikTok on federal government devices. The purported ban was declared necessary by officials due to the national… Continue Reading →

Tech to Watch From CES

CES, a global technology event, wrapped up in early January and while I didn’t attend, I was curious to find out what new technologies were introduced at the event that might interest librarians and educators. I found a number of… Continue Reading →

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