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1 Legal Research & the Google Generation SLA - Emerging Technologies Breakfast June 5, 2007 Thomas B. Fleming, Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Marmaro LLP

2 New Avenues of Communication Cellphones – txt msg (t9), Web, camera etc Blogs, wikis, YouTube ($1.3 B), IM Wireless – 37% of Internet usage Internet usage by age –18-29 – 83% –30-49 – 82% –50-64 – 70%

3 Web 2.0 (Social Interaction) Impact No exact definition but participatory Web Blogs, wikis, social networking, podcasts… Who interacts instead of how you interact Library 2.0 – LLRX posting Linkedin.com – new rolodex Lunch 2.0

4 Web – Technorati 4/07 70 M blogs & 1.4 blogs created every sec 22 Blogs in the 100 MSM Languages - Japanese 37%, English 33%, Chinese 8% & Italian 3% 230 M posts with tags or categories

5 Tagging the Web Process of creating labels for online content Bottom up classification not bottom down 63% of taggers under the age of 50 35% of 2/07 posts used tags 28% of Internet users tagged content Revolutionizing the way we classify info

6 Age Groups Mature – Books Baby Boomers – Online & books Generation X – & Y 25- –Information is instant, free & correct –Y always had computers –Expect instant gratification

7 Legal Research – X & Y Use resources beyond the books Community Patent Review Project – NYU Law appears as standing reserve not concepts Legal research universe is not finite but the infinite is unorganized Facts & keyword not legal concepts

8 Librarians Role - Paul Callister Library as Portal to the World Library as Social Knowledge Network Library as Transforming User Behavior & Character Library as Transformative & Communal Place

9 Points to Remember Digitally forgotten–What is not on the Web Teach legal research – integrated that is Economics of legal research –billable hours v online costs Internet footprint

10 Bibliography Bridging the Generation Gap Over Legal Research, 28 National Law Journal #40, 6/12/06 Discovering the Latest in Web 2.0 Developments by Connie Crosby, Everything is Miscellaneous: The Power of the New Digital Disorder by David Weinberger, Forty-Two: The Hitchhikers Guide to Legal Research to the Google Generation by Ian Gallagher, 39 Akron Law Review 151, 2006

11 Bibliography (continued) 99 Law Library Journal, #2, Legal Research & the Threat of the Available, 94 Illinois Bar Journal 618. November 2006 LLRX.com, The New World Versus the Old World of Legal Research by Patrick Spangler, 20 Chicago Bar Association Record 48, April 2006

12 Bibliography (continued) Pew Internet & American Life Project, Internet & American Life Project Teaching Legal Blog, The Virtual Chase, Virtual Chase


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