AALL Spectrum

AALL Spectrum / January/February 2017 / Volume 21, Number 3

AALL Spectrum / Published by American Association of Law Libraries

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JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2017 | AALL SPECTRUM 3 36 8 47 10 7 TRENDING Tracking the numbers—and hot topics— for AALL's educational offerings. MEMBER PROFILE Meet Cornell H. Winston from the United States Attorney's Office in Los Angeles, California. 5 CLICKS Essential apps for your workday— members pick five. NEWS & NOTES AALL Executive Board voting results, Law Library Journal changes, AALL debuts new brand, fall meeting Executive Board actions, seeking nominations, and notable 2017 dates. SHELF LIFE What book has been key to your professional development? LEADER PROFILE Kincaid C. Brown discusses technology's impact on the industry, and the way professional development has helped shape his career. ASK A DIRECTOR What qualities and skills do you look for during the hiring process? Advice from Kevin Gerson and Ruth E. McKeen. VENDOR VOICE Chris Lafferty, Practical Law's head of product management, discusses Thomson Reuters' new reference product, Practice Point— and the pressures legal information professionals face. REFERENCE DESK How to stand out against the competition during the job- hunt process. BY JOAN AXELROTH UP FRONT LEADERSHIP BUSINESS EDGE 42 LEAN SIX SIGMA AND THE LAW LIBRARIAN An in-depth look at legal lean— what it is and how legal information professionals can benefit from its use. BY CONNIE CROSBY EDUCATION 42 11 50 Reference Desk Lean Six Sigma 40 Ask A Director: Top Skills for New Hires? 50 47 Vendor Voice 13 Cover image © iStockPhoto.com/Shutter-m/Viorel Sima 40

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