Welcome to Your Online Resource
by Patricia Jordan
As the CBABC Manager of Interactive Media and Webmaster, I’d like to invite you to explore your online legal resource. With more than 2,000 documents placed online in 2001, I guarantee there is something for everyone at www.cba.org/BC.
CBABC Web Factoids
- Did you know that our Web site has had more than 72,000 visits since it “went live” just over a year ago?
- The most popular document online is the Access to Justice Denied Report which has been downloaded more than 1,800 times.
- Dial-A-Law scripts in the public Guest Lounge were accessed more than 6,500 times in 2001.
New documents in the Library
- The Ontario Advocates’ Society – Principles of Civility, look under Publications.
- Limited Liability Partnership Legislation for BC, CBABC Submissions/Proposals.
Did you know?
- The Internet was originally a private network used to facilitate communication between research computers at several universities.
- The Internet or “the Net” was conceived in 1969 by the US government’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) and was originally known as the ARPANET.
- Although sites such as clickNsettle.com and icourt.com provide customers with specific services, including dispute resolution or document retrieval, Michigan’s cybercourt will be the first courtroom to operate on the Net.
Ask the Webmaster
The CBABC Web site is your personal web resource, and I invite you to explore the site and enjoy your online legal community. Do you have a question regarding the site? What would you like to see online? What do you find most relevant for your area of practice?
Patricia Jordan is the Manager, Interactive Media/Webmaster. She welcomes your comments, questions, and suggestions. If you’re having difficulty finding a document online, need an answer, or want something added to the site, contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 604.646.7861.
This article was published in the February 2002 issue of BarTalk. © 2002 The Canadian Bar Association. All rights reserved.