New on LLRX.Com August 2009

**The Government Domain: Tracking Congress 2.0

With the 111th Congress of the United States reconvening on September 8th, e-gov expert Peggy Garvin highlights new tools and sources that enhance and expand your ability to track and monitor the action.

**Re-Hashing the Hash Tag – Crowd Competition and Community Standards at the AALL2009 Conference

Roger V. Skalbeck and Meg Kribble describe how the majority of social media activity during the 2009 AALL conference took place on Twitter, and how this technology impacts the profession and the free exchange of information, moving forward.

**The Legal Profession and Five Responses to Technology

Lawyer, writer and blogger Nicole Black’s informed commentary reminds fellow professionals that technology and the Internet are here to stay.

**Burney’s Legal Tech Reviews: The Dell Mini 9 and the Averatec All-in-one PC
Legal tech guru Brett Burney reviews the pros and cons of one of the smallest netbooks on the market, as well as a low-end all-in-one model PC, sporting a big monitor, all of which can easily be accommodated on just about any desktop.

**Law Practice Technology Information Sources and Tools

Ken Strutin identifies core sources to learn about new technologies that apply to legal research and law practice. In addition, he has identified specific tools that will contribute to managing research, communication and information-based tasks.

**LLRX Court Rules, Forms and Dockets – updated by law librarian Margaret Berkland

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