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The Future of Legal Publishing – 2015 CALL/ACBD Conference

December 13, 2014

It gives me great pleasure in saying that I’ll be taking part of a plenary session on the future of legal publishing on Tuesday, May 5, 2015 in Moncton with the very smart Gary Rodrigues and Robert McKay, two individuals whom I’ve followed for many years for their insight into the world of legal publishing. Should [...]

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Is Westlaw looking to turn Proview into a distribution platform?

March 14, 2012

By Jason Wilson Almost missed this line from last week’s announcement of the latest version of Westlaw’s Proview reader: Version 1.3, launched last week, allows users access content through a web browser, and lets publishers insert hyperlinks to the WestlawNext research service. I’ve looked at the release notes, and this isn’t stated anywhere, and it’s the [...]

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New post on Slaw.ca: More design please.

October 8, 2010

By Jason Wilson My new post, Upgrading to Elegant, is up on Slaw. Related to that post, I would like to point out a couple of others who have recently called attention to the the death of “the publisher.” Richard Leiter, Two Observations About the State of Modern Law Book Publishing (Oct. 6, 2010). Sean [...]

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Dear Technology, Please stop murdering everything.

May 11, 2010

DEATH. It is the subject de jour among the techno intelligentsia and literati. In fact, you can’t swing a dead cat without hitting someone pontificating on it. And by death, of course, I’m thinking of things, like compact disks, personal computers, the mouse, print media, and the like. Places are dying too, such as libraries [...]

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For sale: One perfectly round hole through wood.

April 29, 2010

This week, Doug Jasinski wrote a post titled The Richard Suskind Experience: Bespoke Suits, Power Drills, and the Power of Decomposing. Seriously, how can you not read a link-bait post like that? Anyway, I found this quote interesting: Professor Susskind began with an anecdote involving power drills.  As the story goes, Black & Decker routinely [...]

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