Books were the Original Tech: Legal Publishing in the Age of Born Digital

The foundation of almost all legal practice is legal research.  Although the publishing format has changed from print to digital, traditional legal publishers aren’t fully exploiting the possibilities of digital.  At the same time, newer entrants into the market are not always utilizing the necessities that make publishing the law and adequate tool for legal practitioners.


  • Sarah Glassmeyer is the Director of Content Development for the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI), a non-profit consortium of law schools, legal education programs and law libraries from around the globe. CALI provides technological solutions for improving legal education, publishes open access legal publications and creates tools for increasing access to justice. Prior to CALI, Sarah was an academic law librarian for six years. She’s passionate about open access, open law and technology and blogs about the intersection of all of them at
  • One of Canada’s most experienced and respected legal journalists, Editor in Chief Gail J. Cohen oversees content for Canadian Lawyer, InHouse, 4Students and Law Times, the Legal Feeds blog, and their associated web sites and digital initiatives. A journalist for 20 years — 17 devoted solely to the legal profession — she started her career in daily news and now oversees a team at Thomson Reuters Canada.

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