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beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Jan 30

    Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction 26th Quarterly Report to Congre

    Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction 26th Quarterly Report to Congre
    Neil Gordon – Investigator, POGO: “This week, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) released its 26th Quarterly Report to Congress. The last quarter saw great accomplishments in Afghanistan, as well…
  • Jan 30

    Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society

    Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society
    January 29, 2015 Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society By Cary Funk and Lee Rainie “Scientific innovations are deeply embedded in national life — in the economy, in core policy choices about how people care for…
  • Jan 30

    Privacy Board Renews Call for President Obama to End Bulk Collection

    Privacy Board Renews Call for President Obama to End Bulk Collection
    EPIC – “The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board released a report on prior recommendations regarding the NSA’s domestic and global surveillance programs. The Board stated that the Obama Administration has failed to…
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jan 30

    Stop. Millie Time.

    Stop. Millie Time.
    You may think that the lawyers are worlds apart from awards shows—save for one quick-witted human rights attorney —but that’s not how we roll at the Charles B. Sears Law Library. It’s that very special time of year,…
  • Jan 14

    Law Library winter hour

    Law Library winter hour
    Throughout the Law School’s winter session/Bridge courses (January 5-February 8),  the Law Library generally will be open on the following schedule: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.…
  • Jan 9

    Law library is closed today 1/9/2015

    Law library is closed today 1/9/2015
    The law library is closed today due to weather conditions.
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Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Jan 30

    Boston library projects land $700,000 from Knight Foundation to teach public about privacy and city data

    Boston library projects land $700,000 from Knight Foundation to teach public about privacy and city data
    “On Friday, The Knight Foundation awarded over $700,000 in grants to two Boston-based organizations that are using libraries to educate the public about digital privacy tools and share information about public data.  One of the…
  • Jan 29

    Effort Makes Texts of Early English Books Available Online

    Effort Makes Texts of Early English Books Available Online
    “A partnership is making the texts of the first printed editions of William Shakespeare, Geoffrey Chaucer, John Milton and other early English books available online. The University of Michigan Library, the University of Oxford’s…
  • Jan 29

    22 ATLA libraries now using OCLC WorldShare Management Service

    22 ATLA libraries now using OCLC WorldShare Management Service
    “Twenty-two member libraries of the American Theological Library Association are now using OCLC WorldShare Management Services as their library management system. WorldShare Management Services (WMS) provide cloud-based library…
Rank this Week: 4390

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Jan 30

    Legal Research with Lexis Advance in Three Step

    Legal Research with Lexis Advance in Three Step
    You won’t always have a citation to start more complex research assignments.  Instead, you’ll have a set of facts and legal terms of art.  The Lexis Advance search box makes finding the most relevant supporting authority…
  • Jan 27

    Tips on Finding a Publication or an Article in HeinOnline

    Tips on Finding a Publication or an Article in HeinOnline
      How do you know if our law library has access to a publication in HeinOnline?  Search for a particular Title: The easiest way to find out if a title is available in HeinOnline and the collection in which it resides is by using the…
  • Jan 26

    SNOW!

    SNOW!
    I think I would prefer to see your brother instead!  
Rank this Week: 1042

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
Rank this Week: 4457

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 30

    Check Out This Blog

    Check Out This Blog
    I just discovered this blog through a pingback to my blog: S|M| i |L|E  (http://socialmediainlegaleducation.com) has been around since last summer. According to their blog: S|M| i |L|E (Social Media in Legal Education) is a new…
  • Jan 29

    Ravel and Casetext – A New Generation of Legal Research Tool

    Ravel and Casetext – A New Generation of Legal Research Tool
    Katrina June Lee , Susan Azyndar , and Ingrid Mattson have published A New Era: Integrating Today’s ‘Next Gen’ Research Tools Ravel and Casetext in the Law School Classroom, forthcoming in Rutgers University Computer &…
  • Dec 13

    Live Blogging from the LegalEdWeb Webinar

    Live Blogging from the LegalEdWeb Webinar
    Jeremiah Ho of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Law (above) led a webinar entitled “Flipping of the Law Classroom: Infusing Active Learning Through Technology.” Here are some of his key points: Flipped learning is…
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Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Jan 30

    New Additions to Our Law in Film Collection

    New Additions to Our Law in Film Collection
    Part of our law library collection is the Law in Film Collection, which is housed on the main level of the library in the student lounge. All patrons with borrowing privileges may check any of the movies out at no charge for up to 5 days. The…
  • Jan 16

    Prof. Pronto Will Guest Lecture in International Law at Pace This Spring

    Prof. Pronto Will Guest Lecture in International Law at Pace This Spring
    If you are still finalizing your spring 2015 schedule, don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity and register for International Law this coming spring! We are proud and honored to welcome Mr. Arnold Pronto, Senior Counsel with the…
  • Jan 14

    Grand Jury Documents: State v. Wilson

    Grand Jury Documents: State v. Wilson
    Transcripts of the grand jury proceedings that followed the shooting death of Michael Brown on August 9, 2015, by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson are available online from CNN. The grand jury was convened beginning August 20,…
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The Gavel

The Gavel

Features legal and library news. By the Oklahoma City University Law Library.

http://law.okcu.edu/?cat=19
  • Jan 30

    “Know Your Rights 101″ Public Forum

    “Know Your Rights 101″ Public Forum
    The Oklahoma City University School of Law and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority hosted a public forum on Saturday,  January 24, 2015 on citizens’ rights during police interactions. The Oklahoman ran a story on the “Know Your Rights…
  • Jan 16

    MLK Day of Service & Local Event

    MLK Day of Service & Local Event
    Martin Luther King Day is a federal holiday held on the third Monday of January. It celebrates the life and achievements of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., an influential American civil rights leader. He is most well known for his … Read…
  • Jan 15

    Symplicity Job of the Day :: Spring Semester Law Clerk

    Symplicity Job of the Day :: Spring Semester Law Clerk
    Metro area law firm is seeking an upper division student with Monday/Wednesday availability for immediate hire. Please see Symplicity Job ID 8055 for details.… Read more
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Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

Legal research tips & musings. By the Coleman Karesh Law Library.

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Jan 30

    This Week in Legal New

    This Week in Legal New
    On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court vacated and remanded a collective bargaining decision of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals. On Wednesday, fourteen civil rights activists who staged sit-in protests at a whites-only lunch counter in Rock…
  • Jan 29

    Supreme Court to Make Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    Supreme Court to Make Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage
    On Friday, January 16th, the Supreme Court decided to rule on same-sex marriage, granting certiorari in four cases. The Court limited the petitions (coming from four states: Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee) to just two…
  • Jan 26

    The Dumbest Things Ever Said In Court

    The Dumbest Things Ever Said In Court
    What is a courtroom actually like?  Most non-lawyers, or non serial criminals, don’t spend a lot of time in a court room.  Often our impressions of court room activity come from TV dramas and books/movies like To Kill a…
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The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

Features research tips, pop culture, and legal news. By the Georgia State University Law Library.

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jan 30

    Articles of Confederation

    Articles of Confederation
      By Nirvi Shah On January 30, 1781, Maryland was the thirteenth and final state to ratify the Articles of Confederation, which took effect on March 1, 1781.  In comparison to the current U.S. Constitution, the Articles of…
  • Jan 27

    Keeping up with the 2015 Georgia General Assembly

    Keeping up with the 2015 Georgia General Assembly
    We are already six days into the 2015 Session of the Georgia General Assembly. Even if you don’t have time to venture over to the assembly during this session, you can still keep track of legislation and proceedings using a couple…
  • Jan 22

    Magna Carta is 800 years old

    Magna Carta is 800 years old
    The year 2015 marks the 800th Anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta by King John. The Magna Carta, or the Great Charter of Liberty, is widely viewed as the foundation for individual liberties and the rule of law. The history of the…
Rank this Week: 4654

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Jan 30

    Final Magna Carta Gallery Talk – Pic of the Week

    Final Magna Carta Gallery Talk – Pic of the Week
    For me the Library of Congress exhibition, Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor, actually began on November 5th, a day before the exhibit was open to the public.  Those of us who were fortunate enough to be docents for the exhibit had the…
  • Jan 29

    Euthanasia under Israeli Law

    Euthanasia under Israeli Law
    For some time now, I have been interested in the subject of medical ethics. With the development of science and technology, it is now possible to create life where it was once impossible. We are certainly…
  • Jan 28

    Shelf Improvement: Tips for Improving Your Writing and De-stressing at Your Desk

    Shelf Improvement: Tips for Improving Your Writing and De-stressing at Your Desk
    January is traditionally the time when a large number of people take stock of their activities from the previous year and vow to make changes in their lives. They work to quit old habits or adopt new ones. Recently two new books crossed my…
Rank this Week: 4549

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Google Book Scanning Project begins at the Moritz Law Library

    Google Book Scanning Project begins at the Moritz Law Library
    Did you know that Ohio State is among a select group of “Big 10” and other major research universities participating with Google in a major book scanning project that first launched nearly a decade ago?   The Google Books Library…
  • Jan 29

    Fugitives from Justice! The Shipwreck King of Ohio!

    Fugitives from Justice! The Shipwreck King of Ohio!
    The idea of fugitives seems old fashioned to me: I can't fathom committing a crime and somehow hiding out to avoid prosecution. It just seems like a lot of work. And also, U.S. Marshals on the hunt for a guy on the lam? That sounds like a TV…
  • Jan 22

    Feathered Profs - A List of Law Professors Who Use Twitter

    Feathered Profs - A List of Law Professors Who Use Twitter
    We've written here fairly extensively about Twitter, and it's no wonder. Twitter presents a fascinating opportunity for librarians to learn new systems for organizing data. Hashtags are really just like the subject headings in a library…
Rank this Week: 357

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    State Ballot measures database

    State Ballot measures database
    Interested in state laws and politics?  Doing research on issues of interest to the public?  Check out the Ballot Measures Database from the National Conference of State Legislatures. The database is searchable by topic area, with…
  • Jan 29

    Senate Confirmation Hearings Begin for U.S. Attorney General Nominee

    Senate Confirmation Hearings Begin for U.S. Attorney General Nominee
    Yesterday, confirmation hearings began in the U.S. Senate for Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch, a U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York. Read more here.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Jan 28

    New GAO Report:Mobile Devices: Federal Agencies’ Steps to Improve Mobile Access to Government Information and Service

    New GAO Report:Mobile Devices: Federal Agencies’ Steps to Improve Mobile Access to Government Information and Service
    In its recent report, Mobile Devices: Federal Agencies’ Steps to Improve Mobile Access to Government Information and Services, the "GAO reviewed information on mobile users and how they access government information and services. This…
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jan 30

    Certification Class: Keeping Up With the Law

    Certification Class: Keeping Up With the Law
    All attorneys need to stay current with legal news–in particular, with developments in their areas of practice. This certification class will expand your knowledge of (and get you actively involved with) current awareness resources for…
  • Jan 29

    Statutory Research in Print – New Class Added!

    Statutory Research in Print – New Class Added!
    Interested in learning more about statutory research in print?  A new certification class has been added on Monday, February 2 at 1:00 P.M. in the Tax Library, which is located on the lower floor of the library.  To register, please…
  • Jan 29

    Transactional Law Research Class – Tomorrow!

    Transactional Law Research Class – Tomorrow!
    Tomorrow we are again offering Transactional Law Research at noon in room 335. The class is part of our Research Skills Certificate program. You will receive a BU Law Certificate in Legal Research if you take 6 out of…
Rank this Week: 2781

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Jan 30

    American Constitution Society (ACS) Writing Competition

    American Constitution Society (ACS) Writing Competition
    ACS is now accepting submissions for the 2015 writing competition. Submissions must be emailed by Friday, February 6, 2015, 11:59pm EST. The competition is open to all types of lawyers and law students. Practicing lawyers, policymakers,…
  • Jan 29

    Free Webinars on Public Health and the Judiciary

    Free Webinars on Public Health and the Judiciary
    The U.S. D.H.H.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Network for Public Health Law (NPHL) are sponsoring three free webinars on Public Health and the Judiciary.  The first webinar – When Public Health Goes to…
  • Jan 28

    2015 Morris Cohen Essay Competition

    2015 Morris Cohen Essay Competition
    C|M|Law students, are you writing a paper with an historical analysis?  Consider submitting your paper to the Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition, conducted by the  Legal History and Rare Books Special Interest Section (LHRB…
Rank this Week: 1209

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Jan 30

    The Friday Fillip: “All That Is the Kinge’s Stuffe”

    The Friday Fillip: “All That Is the Kinge’s Stuffe”
    Because we must read so much, it’s rare for you or me to come across a word we don’t know. I suppose there are at least three reasons we might: the word is old, obsolete; it’s a jargon word, proper to some trade or art we…
  • Jan 30

    Important Legal Technology Developments in 2014

    Important Legal Technology Developments in 2014
    Among his many other activities – including practising law – Robert Ambrogi has been writing a blog on legal technology issues, LawSites, since 2002. His posts are always interesting and often very informative. His posting at the…
  • Jan 29

    Magna Carta to Tour Canada in Its 800th Anniversary Year

    Magna Carta to Tour Canada in Its 800th Anniversary Year
    In June of this year, the Magna Carta will be travelling to Canada. Considered a foundational document outlining fundamental rights, it was signed in June 1215 by King John of England. The Magna Carta, along with its companion document from…
Rank this Week: 35

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
  • Jan 30

    What price liberty? Damages, DOLS and a cat named Fluffy – UK Human Rights Blog

    What price liberty? Damages, DOLS and a cat named Fluffy – UK Human Rights Blog
    ‘With a significant backlog of care home cases in the Court of Protection, P’s case runs the risk of becoming something of a precedent on the question of damages for unlawful detention. However, as far as calculation of damages…
  • Jan 30

    Lee Balkwell concrete mixer death: Family awarded £12,000 – BBC New

    Lee Balkwell concrete mixer death: Family awarded £12,000 – BBC New
    ‘The family of a man found dead in a concrete mixer in Essex has been awarded £12,000 in compensation.’ Full story BBC News, 30th January 2015 Source: www.bbc.co.uk
  • Jan 30

    FCA could call time on PPI claims – The Guardian

    FCA could call time on PPI claims – The Guardian
    ‘Britain’s financial watchdog has raised the possibility of introducing a time limit on complaints about payment protection insurance, the mis-selling scandal that has cost banks more than £17bn in compensation.’ Full…
Rank this Week: 5

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Jan 30

    Today in Legal History: Gandhi Assassinated, 1948

    Today in Legal History: Gandhi Assassinated, 1948
    Gandhi was the leading figure in India’s drive for independence.  He studied law in England and practiced for a short time in South Africa where he encountered the racism of the apartheid system first hand.  His first success…
  • Jan 29

    Ready, Set, Go Pro Bono!

    Ready, Set, Go Pro Bono!
    Social Justice Monday – January 26, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern As a law student there are countless ways you can make a real-world impact on the communities and issues you care most about while furthering your…
  • Jan 27

    Primo – the New Library Search Tool

    Primo – the New Library Search Tool
    Primo is the new library search tool that replaced our former catalog. With one search you will be able to find items (including articles and other electronic resources) available from the law and Lemieux libraries and our partner Summit…
Rank this Week: 4339

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 79

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2825

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Magna Carta to Tour Canada in its 800th Anniversary Year

    Magna Carta to Tour Canada in its 800th Anniversary Year
    In June of this year, the Magna Carta will be travelling to Canada.Considered a foundational document outlining fundamental rights, it was signed in June 1215 by King John of England. The Magna Carta, along with its companion document from…
  • Jan 28

    Statistics Canada Article on Twenty-Year Decline in Crime Rate

    Statistics Canada Article on Twenty-Year Decline in Crime Rate
    Statistics Canada has started a series on "Megatrends" that highlights some of the sweeping changes that have had a lasting impact on Canadian society.The most recent Megatrends article is Canada's crime rate: Two decades of decline: "Since…
  • Jan 28

    Interview With Newly Retired Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louis LeBel

    Interview With Newly Retired Supreme Court of Canada Justice Louis LeBel
    The National, the magazine of the Canadian Bar Association, has published an article based on a recent interview with Justice Louis LeBel who retired from the Supreme Court of Canada on November 30, 2014: "Many of LeBel’s former…
Rank this Week: 490

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Jan 29

    Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop–Topeka, KS

    Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop–Topeka, KS
    Washburn University School of Law is proud to announce the second annual Washburn Junior Legal Writing Scholars Workshop, to be held on July 24-25, 2015. Expressions of interest are due...
  • Jan 29

    British Colonial Sexual Regulation in Asia–Singapore

    British Colonial Sexual Regulation in Asia–Singapore
    The Centre for Asian Legal Studies (National University of Singapore) will present The Life and Future of British Colonial Sexual Regulation in Asia Oct. 8-9, 2015.  Abstracts are due by April 15, 2015....
  • Jan 29

    Fair Use in the Digital Age–Seattle, WA

    Fair Use in the Digital Age–Seattle, WA
    Save the date: The University of Washington School of Law will present Fair Use In The Digital Age: Understanding the Impact of Campbell v. Acuff-Rose‘s “Transformative Use Test” April 17-18,...
Rank this Week: 48

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Jan 29

    Stupid A.I.

    Stupid A.I.
    WaaS Since IBM is in the news this week for all the wrong reasons, I thought I would take a look at their marquee product...The latest Wonder of the Modern World...The Trebuchet that threw Alex Trebek... The Future Savior of the Legal…
  • Jan 28

    Why Mega Firms Will Win

    Why Mega Firms Will Win
    A few recent news posts have changed my thinking about the future of mega firms. This thinking was also influenced by knowledge from colleagues working with some of the big ones. Which mean this is one of my usual puzzle-piece ideas, but I…
  • Jan 9

    Lexis Gains Exclusive Legal Information Provider Status of The New York Time

    Lexis Gains Exclusive Legal Information Provider Status of The New York Time
    LexisNexis representatives are sending out notices that they are now the exclusive provider of The New York Times content for the legal market. For those of you that are keeping score, this adds to LexisNexis' exclusive content with Factiva…
Rank this Week: 128

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29
    Coming soon! In the next couple of weeks, you will see a new look for the National Indan Law Library and Native American Rights Fund websites and emails. We hope you enjoy the new layouts, features, and functionality for portable…
  • Jan 23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/23
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlRancheria v. Jewell (land into trust; gaming)* State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.htmlMiccosukee Tribe of Indians of…
  • Jan 16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/16
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlSee the Tribal Supreme Court Project's Update Memoranda for January 15, 2015.* State Courts…
Rank this Week: 1370

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features news, tips, and information about Oregon legal research.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
Rank this Week: 2418

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
Rank this Week: 69

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 29

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored
    After the firewall work over the MLK weekend, we lost access to OnLAW (CEB practice guide database) and to our on-campus Lexis printers. We're pleased to report that both problems were resolved this morning, and you should be able to...
  • Jan 23

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
  • Jan 22

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 1/31/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, January 31, 2015.
Rank this Week: 2314

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Throwback Thursday: Super Bowl Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Super Bowl Edition
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistAnnotations, February/March 1989On January 29, 1989, the First Annual Law Review vs. Advocates Flag Football Classic was played. That’s right – the South…
  • Jan 28

    Collection Spotlight - Super Bowl Edition

    Collection Spotlight - Super Bowl Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library collection contains a vast variety ofnon-legal works. Our Super Bowl spotlight fallson NFL history. You can find other non-legalsports-related works,…
  • Jan 22

    Throwback Thursday: Memorial edition

    Throwback Thursday: Memorial edition
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistDean Garland Walker, 1980.        Thirty years ago, on January 21, 1985, South Texas College of Law held a memorial service for Dean Garland…
Rank this Week: 386

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Jan 29

    New Offerings in ProQuest Congressional Database

    New Offerings in ProQuest Congressional Database
    New in ProQuest Congressional: Executive Branch Documents: Includes nearly all of over 200,000 executive branch documents from 1789-1909 not included in the U.S. Serial Set, as well as an additional 200,000 titles from 1910-1932. Executive…
  • Jan 27

    Westlaw Password Change

    Westlaw Password Change
    You have probably received a notification from Westlaw prompting you to change your password. Westlaw is requiring that all academic account holders change their password.  Starting February 1 users will be directed to change their…
  • Jan 26

    New Library Service

    New Library Service
    Today the Law Library is launching two new services for faculty and students.  ScanIt is a free document delivery service through which copies of library materials are delivered electronically within two business days of a request. …
Rank this Week: 2703

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Jan 29

    Smartwatches in the library?

    Smartwatches in the library?
    Smart watches have been touted as the next must-have gadget. With several models available and Apple jumping into the fray this spring, what are they and what can they do?Besides serving as straightforward, traditional watches most of the…
  • Nov 26

    Skills Refresh

    Skills Refresh
    This is the time of year to be thankful that we have the opportunity (or perhaps just inclination) to work with a variety of technologies in law libraries. It can also be a good time to take stock of your current skill development and…
  • Oct 30

    Some apps for classroom learning

    Some apps for classroom learning
    As we start getting into the teaching season, here are few new(ish) apps that might be helpful in creating effective teaching experiences for students. Adobe Presenter 10 Presenter provides a quick and easy-to-use software platform to…
Rank this Week: 4461

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 1184

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Jan 29

    Members of the CWSL community: take…

    Members of the CWSL community: take advantage of full access to theNYTimes.com and NYTimes mobile apps. Activate your Group Pass while on campus and connected to our networks, then use it anywhere! On campus right now? Click here to get…
  • Jan 26

    Our state-of-the-art computer lab provides…

    Our state-of-the-art computer lab provides you with internet accessible computers, wireless Internet information, print resources, student network access, discount software opportunities and much more.  It can be found on the 1st floor.
  • Jan 15

    Copies of DVDs for makeup classes and…

    Copies of DVDs for makeup classes and upper division tutorials may be available on Reserve at the Circulation desk and online via Panopto.
Rank this Week: 1594

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Jan 29

    Now we have sleds! And snow shovels!!

    Now we have sleds! And snow shovels!!
    Thanks to a great student suggestion, you can now check out sleds – and snow shovels – from the Law Library.
  • Jan 26

    Library Closed Due To Weather

    Library Closed Due To Weather
    The Law School Library will close at 8:00pm Monday January 26th, and will remain closed through tomorrow, Tuesday, January 27th. Unfortunately, there will be no library services offered at this time. We will reopen and resume services once it…
  • Jan 26

    Library Tip: Scan on Demand

    Library Tip: Scan on Demand
    Dear Students: Did you know the library offers a free Scan on Demand service? Scan on Demand (aka Scan and Deliver) is a free, electronic document delivery service that enables the Yale Law School community to request and obtain…
Rank this Week: 4402

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jan 29

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on HeinOnline
    The U.S. Congressional Documents library on HeinOnline contains select Congressional Hearings, with coverage beginning with the 50th Congress (1887-1889). The U.S. Congressional Documents library also contains the Congressional…
  • Jan 26

    Pennsylvania's New Power of Attorney Law

    Pennsylvania's New Power of Attorney Law
    On January 1st, 2015, Pennsylvania’s new law governing powers of attorney went fully into effect. Act 95 of 2014 is a major overhaul to the POA law, and accordingly we’ve been getting requests here at Jenkins for resources…
  • Jan 22

    Jenkins Research Tip: Finding Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Online

    Jenkins Research Tip: Finding Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Online
    Find the unofficial, unannotated Pennsylvania Statutes free online, provided by WestlawNext at http://tinyurl.com/PennsylvaniaStatutes. Both the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (Pa.C.S.) and Purdon's Unconsolidated Statutes (P.S.) are…
Rank this Week: 4421

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Duke's source for advice and information about copyright and publication issues.

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jan 29

    Who should we trust?

    Who should we trust?
    A recent discussion on an e-mail list, about university open access policies, raised the issue of trust.  The participants correctly noted how important it is that there be some level of trust between faculty, administrators and the…
  • Jan 5

    After another defeat, what will GSU publishers do in 2015?

    After another defeat, what will GSU publishers do in 2015?
    Back in October the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its ruling in the Georgia State copyright infringement suit brought by three publishers and the Copyright Clearance Center to try to end reliance on fair use for course readings that…
  • Jan 2

    Does copyright provide shade against Sunshine laws?

    Does copyright provide shade against Sunshine laws?
    There are many situations in which the application of fair use is vitally important.  Educational uses are paramount, of course, and the law of fair use was clearly written with them in mind.  But right up at the top of the list,…
Rank this Week: 1203

Charlotte Law Library News

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4430

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Nominate for the BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015

    Nominate for the BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015
    Nominations for the coveted BIALL Legal Journals Award for 2015 are now open. The specific aims of the award are to:·         Recognise and reward excellence in legal serials…
  • Jan 22

    Sponsorship for individual editions of the BIALL Newsletter

    Sponsorship for individual editions of the BIALL Newsletter
    Marianne Barber, BIALL President, today announced the next raft of sponsorship for individual editions of the BIALL Newsletter from May 2015 – March 2016. This will open at 9am on Wednesday 21st January 2015 and will close on February…
  • Jan 8

    What will 2015 bring?

    What will 2015 bring?
    I had to ask.  I'd also like to indulge in a 1980's classic film, vintage future forecasting in Back to the Future 2 (set in 2015): What's in store from:Apple - Well Mashable have provided a list of predictions that we should look out…
Rank this Week: 4413

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Jan 28

    BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance on 31 Jan 2015

    BioOne Website Scheduled Maintenance on 31 Jan 2015
    Maintenance activities are planned for the website (bioone.org) on Saturday, 31 January 2015 . Beginning at 7 am., content and services may be intermittently unavailable for up to four hours. We are sorry for the…
  • Jan 28

    Emerald Insight website maintenance on 31 Jan 2015

    Emerald Insight website maintenance on 31 Jan 2015
    There is a upcoming maintenance on Emerald’s research platform, Emerald Insight, which is scheduled to take place on Saturday 31 January 2015, between 7 am and 11am. During this maintenance window, Emerald Insight will be unavailable…
  • Jan 25

    Try out the new training video resources and new user guide of i-law.com

    Try out the new training video resources and new user guide of i-law.com
    A new user guide in PDF format and a series of online training videos were developed by i-law.com recently to enhance your searching skills and techniques in using i-law.com e-resources anytime anywhere. Training videos focus on four areas…
Rank this Week: 4433

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Jan 28

    La liste des normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire publiée sur Legifrance

    La liste des normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire publiée sur Legifrance
    Une page spéciale vient d'apparaître sur Legifrance : Normes AFNOR d'application obligatoire. Elle inclut : la référence de la norme AFNOR et le lien vers son texte intégral gratuit (mais difficilement…
  • Jan 27

    Récentes traductions de Codes français / Recent translations of a few French Code

    Récentes traductions de Codes français / Recent translations of a few French Code
    Le Juriscope, avec l'aide d'Universités étrangères, continue le travail de travail de traduction des Codes français. Trouvé récemment sur le compte Facebook de l'association Juriconnexion : Code de…
  • Jan 20

    Les avis secrets du Conseil d'Etat bientôt en ligne ?

    Les avis secrets du Conseil d'Etat bientôt en ligne ?
    Le Conseil d'Etat vient d'inaugurer sa base d'avis ConsiliaWeb . Extrait du communiqué de presse : « Dans sa fonction de conseil aux pouvoirs publics, le Conseil d'Etat rend des avis de différentes natures. Les avis du…
Rank this Week: 4416

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jan 28

    On Data Privacy Day, ECPA Stands Frozen in Time

    On Data Privacy Day, ECPA Stands Frozen in Time
    By Elizabeth Holland Today is Data Privacy Day, the annual event aimed at drawing attention to the importance of protecting privacy on the Internet. And guess what? The law that protects the privacy of your online communications and that of…
  • Jan 23

    “Understanding the Federal Budget Process” Feb. 11 Online Advocacy Training

    “Understanding the Federal Budget Process” Feb. 11 Online Advocacy Training
    Does the federal budget process seem like an insiders’ game? You don’t have to be a policy wonk to understand the budget cycle and its impact on libraries! Join the Government Relations Office staff for a 30 minute online advocacy…
  • Jan 21

    Congressional Republicans Shift Attention to Net Neutrality Rule

    Congressional Republicans Shift Attention to Net Neutrality Rule
    By Elizabeth Holland Congress will hold back-to-back hearings on net neutrality today in the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on Technology and Communications and the Senate Commerce Committee, giving lawmakers an opportunity to weigh…
Rank this Week: 4425

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Jan 28

    Some Recent Enhancements to Lexis Advance

    Some Recent Enhancements to Lexis Advance
    Recent enhancements to Lexis Advance have addressed some of the original features that researchers found to be less than user friendly. Among these are the elimination of the "color wheel" carousel introductory page and the…
  • Jan 20

    Richard Fenno's Research on Congress Now Available Online

    Richard Fenno's Research on Congress Now Available Online
    The papers of Richard F. Fenno Jr., who currently serves as Distinguished University Professor Emeritus in the Department of Political Science at the University of Rochester, are now accessible through a new web portal created in part by the…
  • Jan 15

    Closed Monday for Martin Luther King Day

    Closed Monday for Martin Luther King Day
    The Thurgood Marshall Law Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 19, for observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. The Librariy will reopen for their normal hours Tuesday, Jan. 20. During the closing, legal databases, the library…
Rank this Week: 4446

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Jan 28

    Was your Vehicle a Witness to a Crime?

    Was your Vehicle a Witness to a Crime?
    Was your vehicle or other property recently seized by law enforcement as part of an investigation?  You might feel that your car’s impoundment was downright criminal, but getting it back will require civil action on your part.…
  • Jan 22

    Judge Charles Bechhoefer (1864-1932)

    Judge Charles Bechhoefer (1864-1932)
    Charles Bechhoefer was born on January 1, 1864 at Woodbury, Pennsylvania.  He graduated from the University of Michigan Law Department in 1985.  He moved to Minnesota shortly thereafter, arriving in St. Paul on July 4th, 1885. …
  • Jan 14

    My Way is the Skyway

    My Way is the Skyway
    The St. Paul skyway system has generated its own discussion among the downtown community in the last year, particularly after last year’s arrest incident. Debate over what human behavior was acceptable in the skyway system,…
Rank this Week: 1758

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    ABA Journal on drone

    ABA Journal on drone
    The ABA Journal has an interesting article titled "How should states regulate drones and aerial surveillance?" in which the author reviews federal and state regulation - or non-regulation - of drones used as "aerial surveillance".<…
  • Jan 23

    Zeta wins award

    Zeta wins award
    The Zeutschel Zeta bookscanner, which the Barco Law Library offers for the use of students and faculty, has won gold and silver awards from the 2015 inaugural Modern Library Awards, created to recognize the top products in the library…
  • Jan 21

    Smithsonian offers access to Selma Freedom March song

    Smithsonian offers access to Selma Freedom March song
    Carl Benkert was a successful architectural interior designer from Detroit who had come down South in 1965 with a group of local clergy to take part and bear witness to the historic march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama. …
Rank this Week: 1164

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

Features library news and updates. From Elon University School of Law Library.

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    North Carolina Pattern Jury Instruction

    North Carolina Pattern Jury Instruction
    Current North Carolina Pattern Jury Instructions are now available from the Elon Law Library website under the section Quick Links on the right hand side of the screen.  Two things to remember:1.  The Jury Instructions on FastCase…
  • Jan 7

    Westlaw requires personal password change!

    Westlaw requires personal password change!
    Today we learned that Westlaw is requiring all academic users to reset their password next week. If you do it NOW - proactively - you won’t get prompted to change it again when the change actually does occur. To do this NOW, log in…
  • Sep 9

    New Library Materials - June through August 2014

    New Library Materials - June through August 2014
    The list of newly acquired library materials from June through August 2014 is now online. Please click here for more information.
Rank this Week: 4428

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 28

    OPINION: Matter of J.A.B. & L.M.F.

    OPINION: Matter of J.A.B. &amp; L.M.F.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0262, 2015 MT 28, IN THE MATTER OF: J.A.B. and L.M.F., Youths in Need of Care.
  • Jan 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of J.M., N.M., E.M., and J.S.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of J.M., N.M., E.M., and J.S.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0261, 2014 MT 27N, IN THE MATTER OF: J.M., N.M., E.M., and J.S., Youths in Need of Care.
  • Jan 28

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of D.B., E.B., T.B., and C.B.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of D.B., E.B., T.B., and C.B.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – DEPENDENT NEGLECT DA 14-0322, 2015 MT 26N, IN THE MATTER OF: D.B., E.B., T.B., and C.B., Youths in Need of Care.
Rank this Week: 30