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The Future of AI in the Legal Information Professions
by Amber Boedigheimer
In this NewsBreak, Amber Boedigheimer defines how AI is used and explores how it applies to the legal profession, as well as what its future means for lawyers, law librarians, and other information providers. She addresses some of the problems inherent in AI while also illustrating some of the benefits of using it to complete tasks.

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Celebrating Disability Pride Month in July
Stephen Abram, on his Stephen's Lighthouse blog, shared a list of "great eBooks and audiobooks that explore the history, lived experience, and activism of the disability community" from OverDrive.
DPLA Unveils The Banned Book Club to Support Targeted Communities
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) created The Banned Book Club, which "makes e-book versions of banned books available to readers in locations across the United States where titles have been banned."
Amazon Literary Partnership Shares Funding Recipients for 2023
Amazon Literary Partnership, which provides "funding to local, regional, and national organizations across the country that empower writers to create, publish, learn, teach, experiment, and thrive," is giving nearly $1 million in grant and sponsorship funding to 93 U.S.-based literary nonprofits.
The Verge Explores the Context Behind Twitter's Logo Change
Wes Davis and Tom Warren report the following in "Twitter Is Now X as the Little Blue Bird Disappears" for The Verge: "Twitter is transforming into X, as the site's former bird logo has now been replaced by an official new X logo."
NISO Is Working on a Recommended Practice for OA Business Processes
The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) announced that its voting members "approved the formation of a Working Group to develop a Recommended Practice for operationalizing open access (OA) business processes."
Publishers Weekly Provides Updates on Penguin Random House
Jim Milliot writes the following in "The End of an Era at Penguin Random House" for Publishers Weekly: "News of companywide layoffs at Penguin Random House and the disclosure of the names of a number of employees there who accepted buyout offers announced in the spring combined to make [this] a difficult [time] for the giant trade publisher."

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Finding That Hard-to-Attain Work-Life Balance
by Lauree Padgett
People tend to get a lot of random emails that they send right to the trash. A few months ago, one such wayward email (or so I thought) arrived in my inbox promoting the book Your Career Advantage: Overcome Challenges to Achieve a Rewarding Work Life. However, I glanced over the press release and thought it would have potential ... so I read the book. I hope you find these takeaways as valuable as I did.

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