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Have You Seen the New Library Bar?: Designing a Legal Research Toolbar


Jennifer L Wondracek


UNT Dallas College of Law

December 12, 2007


Abstract:     
It seems like more and more people today are selecting their legal research results based on ease of access rather than the completeness of the results. After hearing one too many third-year law students say "I researched my entire paper on Google," I set off to create a tool that would satisfy both the desire for speed and the need for complete and authoritative research results. The tool is a legal research toolbar that integrates into a web browser and provides constant and quick access to library-sanctioned websites and databases. This paper walks readers through the design process of the Barry Law School Toolbar, including conception, negotiating with IT, and testing.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 12

Keywords: law, library, legal research, toolbar, Web 2.0, librarian, reference, instruction, teaching

JEL Classification: I20, K00, K40, K49, Z00

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Date posted: December 14, 2007  

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Wondracek, Jennifer L, Have You Seen the New Library Bar?: Designing a Legal Research Toolbar (December 12, 2007). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1071009 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1071009

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Jennifer L Wondracek (Contact Author)
UNT Dallas College of Law ( email )
1901 Main Street
Dallas, TX 75201
United States
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