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The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • May 26

    Why it is all about collaboration!

    Why it is all about collaboration!
    There have been numerous and I mean really quite a lot of articles published recently on the CMS wire website about Collaboration. This is of course a very important topic, especially if you're involved in the management of an intranet or…
  • May 23

    The internet of things an introduction

    The internet of things an introduction
    The Internet of Things (IoT) isn't a subject I've written about on this blog before, mostly because I don't believe it is a subject that can be easily explained in a short blog post and I like to keep my blog posts relatively short.If you are…
  • May 21

    The organisation in the digtal age

    The organisation in the digtal age
    Jane McConnell (NetJMC) has just released The Organisation in the Digital Age, the 2015 edition of her global survey of the way in which digital workplaces are being implemented within organisations. If you haven't heard of this…
Rank this Week: 4367

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • May 26

    Supreme Court Action: Limitations Period for Filing Claims Under the False Claims Act

    Supreme Court Action: Limitations Period for Filing Claims Under the False Claims Act
    The Supreme Court issued three opinions this morning.  I’m writing about one of them today because I’m suffering from the dreaded “first day back at work after a three day holiday blues;” that and an unexpected…
  • May 22

    Friday Fun: Teen Titans Go!

    Friday Fun: Teen Titans Go!
    It’s not much of a secret that I like animation.  I doubt that I could live without the Cartoon Network as part of my TV package.  One of the shows that’s been on for a few years is Teen Titans Go!  It’s a…
  • May 20

    Supreme Court Action: The Rest of the Decisions from Last Monday

    Supreme Court Action: The Rest of the Decisions from Last Monday
    I never had a chance to write about the other cases the Supreme Court issued on Monday.  Here are short summaries of the points decided.  The case of Henderson v. United States (13-1487) presented the question as to whether a…
Rank this Week: 1754

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/
  • May 26

    Dockets on Bloomberg Law

    Dockets on Bloomberg Law
    Summer interns and recent graduates are often asked by their employers to locate complaints or other court documents from federal and state cases.  Did you know that Bloomberg Law has searchable case dockets, with links to PDF documents…
  • May 24

    Lexis Advance Tips: How to streamline your Transactional research with the Lexis Practice Advisor

    Lexis Advance Tips: How to streamline your Transactional research with the Lexis Practice Advisor
    If you are interested in streamlining your transactional research, try the following tip:Access through the Lexis Advance Research tab on the top left of the screen.  Lexis Practice Advisor contains multiple transactional law modules…
  • May 21

    You Know It’s Summer When (pt. 2)

    You Know It’s Summer When (pt. 2)
    …You’re taking a break for some fresh air during, say, your Summer Study Abroad program and a large owl decides to land and perch on your head.Hope your Summer break is off to a wise and productive start.Ernster, the Virtual…
Rank this Week: 1388

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.
    Graduation has come and gone, new alumni's thoughts turn to studying for the July Bar.  Just wanted to make sure you know:  your print dollars from 2014-2015 are available for use through the end of July.   You may print…
  • May 15

    Test

    Test
  • May 11

    Summer & post-graduate access to Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law

    Summer & post-graduate access to Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law
    Lexis and Bloomberg Law permit unrestricted summer access to both continuing students and law graduates. Westlaw restricts summer access by students and graduates to specific purposes and requires those…
Rank this Week: 4009

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • May 26

    This is a reminder about…

    This is a reminder about the NYTimes.com Educational Webinar series starting next week, on Thursday May 28, 2015.   All webinars are 20 minutes in length starting at 10AM, 12noon and 2PM Eastern Time.  They will cover how to…
  • Apr 30

    The deadline for paying your library fines and printing fees is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:00PM.

    The deadline for paying your library fines and printing fees is Wednesday, May 6, 2015 at 3:00PM.
     If you want to discuss or contest any of your charges, you need to come in BEFORE this deadline.  Please read the following for further details. Please settle your Library accounts accrued through the end of the Spring 2015…
  • Apr 15

    Happy National Library Week! It’s…

    Happy National Library Week! It’s like Sharkweek, but with more cardigans. Check out all your library has to offer http://bit.ly/1Htx9dK
Rank this Week: 1707

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/
  • May 26

    C|M|LAW and Lake Erie College to Offer Joint Bachelor’s/Law Degree

    C|M|LAW and Lake Erie College to Offer Joint Bachelor’s/Law Degree
    C|M|LAW and Lake Erie College in Painesville, Ohio have teamed up to offer a 3+3 Joint Bachelors/Law Accelerated Degree Program. Students will have the opportunity to complete both a bachelor’s and law degree in six years, instead of…
  • May 26

    Summer Library Hour

    Summer Library Hour
    The law library will have the following hours during the first part of the summer (May 26th through July 19th): Monday – Thursday             7am – 10pm…
  • May 22

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed

    Memorial Day Weekend Law Library Closed
    The Cleveland-Marshall Law Library will be closed from 5pm on Friday May 22nd through Memorial Day Monday May 25th. We will reopen on Tuesday May 26th at 7am. Enjoy your weekend!
Rank this Week: 421

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
  • May 26

    Baking at the Capitol

    Baking at the Capitol
    No, this is not a post about summer temperatures in Washington, D.C.  Rather, this is a post that a number of us have been dreaming about for several years.  For some curious reason, baking and law librarianship seem to be…
  • May 22

    The Palace of Justice in Paris – Pic of the Week

    The Palace of Justice in Paris – Pic of the Week
    This is a guest post by Nicholas Boring, French foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress.  Nicholas has previously blogged FALQs: Freedom of Speech in France and co-collaborated on the post, Does the Haitian Criminal Code…
  • May 21

    Finalists Announced for 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Finalists Announced for 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    The University of Alabama and the ABA Journal announced the finalists for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction late last week. This year’s finalists are: Terminal City by Linda Fairstein, My Sister’s Grave by Robert Dugoni,…
Rank this Week: 4538

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • May 26

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Habeas Supreme Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Habeas Opinions Body: SC19345 - Casiano v. Commissioner of Correction (Habeas; State v. Riley; State v. Miller; "In Riley, the defendant challenged on direct appeal a total effective sentence of 100 years…
  • May 26

    Insurance Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Insurance Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Insurance Law Opinions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC36623 - McCants v. State Farm Fire & Casualty Co. ("A fire damaged premises owned by the plaintiff...and insured by the defendant.... The plaintiff did not…
  • May 26

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 5/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC36385 - Ribeiro v. Fasano, Ippolito & Lee, P.C. ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court dismissing his action against the defendants....On appeal, the…
Rank this Week: 68

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Law Librarians are just smarter than everyone

    Law Librarians are just smarter than everyone
    So, I had this guy come up to me today asking me how to fill in one line on a legal form.  When I said, "I'm sorry but I am unable to help with that because doing so would be legal advice" he got exponentially huffy and spat out that it…
  • May 18

    Impeaching the POTUS

    Impeaching the POTUS
    Do you even know what resources are available at your local county law library?  Do you?!  Most people think law libraries have a bunch of old, thick, dusty books filled with cases and codes about old, dusty people.  Fact is,…
  • May 11

    It's all new to me

    It's all new to me
    The other day I was talking with a friend of mine who was in a book club.  Seems she was on the prowl for a new book for her book club to dissect.  She was looking for something with BITE.  She wanted an intriguing murder…
Rank this Week: 3673

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/
Rank this Week: 4

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Cast your vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction

    Cast your vote for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction
    The ABA Journal and the University of Alabama School of Law have announced the finalists for the 2015 Harper Lee Prize for Legal Fiction.  The prize is awarded annually for the book in the legal fiction genre published during the…
  • May 19

    New on HeinOnline: Religion and Law

    New on HeinOnline: Religion and Law
    In May, HeinOnline added a new library to its vast collection of legal materials: Religion and Law. According to its scope information, the collection "contains more than 1,200 titles and 600,000 pages including books, periodicals, and…
  • May 14

    New Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct to take effect shortly

    New Massachusetts Rules of Professional Conduct to take effect shortly
    On March 26, 2015, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court adopted amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct.  These amendments are the most extensive changes to the rules since 1998 and will take effect on July 1, 2015.  The…
Rank this Week: 3991

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 26

    Lean and Efficient

    Lean and Efficient
    Alberta has new government. 21 days post-election, this is not news, but I am certain that there are Slawyers who are wondering what a new government in Alberta actually means. From the news release post swearing in of Premier Notley and her…
  • May 26

    Reading: Learning, Lounging and Escaping

    Reading: Learning, Lounging and Escaping
    I did it. I read a hundred books (#100Books) on my sabbatical. The whole list can be found here. Why did I do it? I set off to read 100 books because I felt I could and I should. As lawyers, we spend so much of our time reading but so little…
  • May 26

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Stop Inappropriate Gmail Messages From Going Out With Undo…
Rank this Week: 621

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1352

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
  • May 26

    Conference on Advancing Equal Access to Justice–San Francisco, CA

    Conference on Advancing Equal Access to Justice–San Francisco, CA
    UC Hastings College of the Law and Stanford Center on the Legal Profession (Stanford Law School) will host a Conference on Advancing Equal Access to Justice: Barriers, Dilemmas, and Prospects...
  • May 26

    Judicialization of International Law Conference–Oslo, NOR

    Judicialization of International Law Conference–Oslo, NOR
    The European Society of International Law (ESIL) will hold its 11th Annual Conference, “The Judicialization of International Law–A Mixed Blessing?,” on Sept. 10-12, 2015 at the University of Oslo. “The...
  • May 26

    Conference: Internat’l Law as a Mechanism for Justice–Essex, UK

    Conference: Internat’l Law as a Mechanism for Justice–Essex, UK
    The British Branch of the International Law Association (ILA) will its spring conference, “International Law as a Mechanism of Justice,” on May 29-30, 2015 at the University of Essex, Colchester...
Rank this Week: 43

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/
  • May 26

    This is Not Your Grandchild’s Divorce

    This is Not Your Grandchild’s Divorce
    Before we arrive at wedding season’s summer peak, people might as well know what resources exist for their divorce.  It is easy to find the official divorce forms on the Courts webpage.  Filling them out is even quicker and…
  • May 19

    The Pursuit of Professional Happine

    The Pursuit of Professional Happine
    Mental Health Awareness Month isn’t just about those who might accidentally land in the criminal justice system. It is also a time to consider the mental health of lawyers. For those legal practitioners…
  • May 13

    Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System

    Mental Illness and the Criminal Justice System
    May is National Mental Health Awareness Month.  If people don’t make an automatic connection between mental illness and law, perhaps they should.  A study by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice…
Rank this Week: 2089

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 26

    Veterans History Project nears 100,000 items at US library

    Veterans History Project nears 100,000 items at US library
    “The Library of Congress has been working to build an oral history collection to capture veterans’ memories of war, and the project is nearing a milestone of 100,000 records. The Veterans History Project is now in its 15th year.…
  • May 26

    Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library say

    Libraries could outlast the internet, head of British Library say
    “Stop worrying about whether libraries will survive the digital age, the head of the British Library has said, as he argues that they could outlast the internet. Roly Keating, director of the British Library, said he was shocked at how…
  • May 26

    Small-town libraries struggle to stay open when funding is short

    Small-town libraries struggle to stay open when funding is short
    “In 1991, when the Lawrence County Library System wanted to add two branch locations, Lynn wasn’t originally considered. The remote farming town of 282 is 15 miles down a winding stretch of Arkansas 25 from Powhatan. Its largest…
Rank this Week: 4430

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    Canadian Lawyer Magazine Top 25 Most Influential 2015 Survey

    Canadian Lawyer Magazine Top 25 Most Influential 2015 Survey
    Canadian Lawyer is holding its sixth annual Canadian Lawyer’s Top 25 Most Influential survey:"Again this year, we will be picking the top 5 lawyers and judges in the following 5 categories:Corporate-commercial, including litigation,…
  • May 25

    Evolving Legal Services Research Project

    Evolving Legal Services Research Project
    Community Legal Education Ontario, in partnership with the Institute for Social Research at York University, has undertaken a major research project to examine the effectiveness of public legal education and information (PLEI) in helping…
  • May 25

    Canadian Terrorism Database Shows Weak Link Between Violent Extremism and Religion

    Canadian Terrorism Database Shows Weak Link Between Violent Extremism and Religion
    The Canadian newsweekly Embassy published an article in its most recent edition about the Canadian Incident Database.The Database is an open source database describing terrorism and violent extremism since 1960 with a Canadian…
Rank this Week: 845

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 26

    New Routledge ebooks in Law & Criminology

    New Routledge ebooks in Law & Criminology
    The library has recently purchased the Law and Criminal Justice/Criminology collections of Routledge Handbooks Online.Individual titles are on the library catalogue, or it is possible to view the collections by following the link from…
  • May 21

    House of Commons Research Briefing - A British Bill of Rights?

    House of Commons Research Briefing - A British Bill of Rights?
    For those of you interested in the proposed repeal of the Human Rights Act - and I suspect that this covers the majority of those who follow this blog, the Research Briefing from the House of Commons Library (published 19th May) entitled 'A…
  • May 20

    Supreme Court judgment of 13/05/15 - attention all Land Law student

    Supreme Court judgment of 13/05/15 - attention all Land Law student
    As mentioned in my post of 6th May, the Supreme Court has launched a video on demand service. For those Land Law students who have recently completed the essay question on human rights and homelessness, the December 2014 hearing and last…
Rank this Week: 4406

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
  • May 26

    More Advice from “The Reference Desk”

    More Advice from “The Reference Desk”
    “The Reference Desk” is a regular column featured in the AALL Spectrum.  The column below originally appeared in the May 2015 issue and is reprinted here with permission. Q: I’m a director at a law school…
  • May 25

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 25, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — May 25, 2015
    What Makes You Happy? Everyone wants to be happy. But how, exactly, does one go about it? Here, psychologists, journalists, Buddhist monks and more gives answers that may surprise. Where Is All of Your Time Going? In the 1930…
  • May 22

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Firm: What Can Overbilling Do For You?

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Firm: What Can Overbilling Do For You?
    There are several areas of the legal profession which will remain timeless; it is from these areas that learning from the mistakes of others is critical to ensuring long, stable careers for ourselves.  Better yet, learning from mistakes…
Rank this Week: 673

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/
  • May 26

    How Lawyers Can Survive the AI-pocalypse

    How Lawyers Can Survive the AI-pocalypse
    [Ed. Note: Please welcome Guest-Blogger, Matt Coatney as he gives us some insight on how to deal with the smart machines and AI technologies coming our way.] Much has been said about how technology will disrupt the legal profession and spell…
  • May 21

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New

    ModioLegal: Hear the Future of Legal New
    A couple months ago, I had a great conversation with Kevin Mitchell of ModioLegal about his product and its "reading the news" concept. He and I talked about the different methods of delivering information and current content to lawyers and…
  • May 15

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card

    Dan and Jane tackle Business Card
    Dan and Jane return after a very long hiatus.  Inspired by Marlene's terrific post and the impassioned discussion that it began amongst friends. Jane: Dan!  I haven't seen you forever.  How have you…
Rank this Week: 635

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • May 25

    Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study

    Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study
    Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession – Women and Men of Harvard Law School: Preliminary Results from the HLS Career Study, 2015 “Introduction – There is widespread consensus that the legal profession stands at…
  • May 25

    Justice Department Releases Drone Privacy Guidance

    Justice Department Releases Drone Privacy Guidance
    EPIC – “The Justice Department has released extensive “Policy Guidance” for the use of drones by federal agencies. The Guidance bans the use of drones to monitor activities protected by the First Amendment, requires…
  • May 25

    Report – $36M Command Control Facility in Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused

    Report – $36M Command Control Facility in Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused
    SIGAR – Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction May 2015 SIGAR-15-57-SP $36 Million Command and Control Facility at Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan: Unwanted, Unneeded, and Unused “SIGAR found that DoD requested…
Rank this Week: 23

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • May 25

    New Books at the Law Library – May 25, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – May 25, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD1975 .C43 2014 C.T. Walton MA et al., eds., Charlesworth & Percy on Negligence, 13th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KF1301.A2 G37 2014 Brandon L. Garrett, Too Big to Jail: How…
  • May 19

    New Books at the Law Library – May 19, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – May 19, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): K230.L5 I57 2014 M.D.A. Freeman, Lloyd’s Introduction to Jurisprudence, 9th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2014). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE452.C6 L64 2014 Paul V. Lomic, Social…
  • May 11

    New Books at the Law Library – May 11, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – May 11, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KD703.D3 M38 2014 Harvey McGregor, McGregor on Damages, 19th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KK7114 .V6413 2015 Ekkehart Reimer & Alexander Rust, eds., Klaus Vogel on…
Rank this Week: 4408

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • May 25

    Spaces Still Available: Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinic

    Spaces Still Available: Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinic
    Want to a brush-up on your legal research skills before your summer job or your first year of law practice? The Law Library reference librarians will help you improve your research skills in our Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics.…
  • May 22

    Law Library holiday hour

    Law Library holiday hour
    The Law Library will be closed this weekend, May 23-May 24, for Commencement, and on Monday, May 25, in observation of Memorial Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, May 26, at 12:00 noon, as we begin to follow our schedule of early summer hours:…
  • May 21

    Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics: Register Now

    Prepare for Practice: Legal Research Clinics: Register Now
    Law Students, Want to a brush-up on your legal research skills before your summer job or your first year of law practice? The Law Library reference librarians will help you improve your research skills in our Prepare for Practice: Legal…
Rank this Week: 4412

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • May 25

    A Short History of Memorial Day

    A Short History of Memorial Day
    Throughout the United States, we celebrate Memorial Day on the last Monday in May.  While many see the holiday as convenient day off work or the first day of summer, its real purpose is to serve as a day or remembrance for those who have…
  • May 22

    What Not To Do Department

    What Not To Do Department
    We offer for your consideration a few bits of practice advice – with examples: Do not engage in name-calling while in court. Do not make biased comments while in court, and do not fail to conduct proceedings with courtesy and dignity.…
  • May 18

    Summer in the (Soda) City

    Summer in the (Soda) City
    A college campus during summer break is a thing to see.  Droves of students head home (or wherever students go when they are not studying) leaving the campus feeling a whole lot roomier.  Even the water in the Thomas Cooper…
Rank this Week: 2291

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • May 25

    Recent Acquisitions, May 18 – May 25, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, May 18 – May 25, 2015
    2 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: The right to legal aid : how British Columbia's legal… Leslie, Lois., KF 337 ZA4 L47 2014 The right to legal aid : how British Columbia's legal aid system fails to ……
  • May 18

    Recent Acquisitions, May 11 – May 18, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, May 11 – May 18, 2015
    12 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 11 from 2015: HV 6807 B4 2015 Criminal conspiracies : organized crime in Canada Prentice Hall 2015 xvii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm. Key developments in international…
  • May 11

    Recent Acquisitions, May 4 – May 11, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, May 4 – May 11, 2015
    5 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2015: Insurance law Boivin, Denis KF 1164 B64 2015 Insurance law 2015 xxv, 665 pages ; 23 cm. "MBA" in a day for lawyers. Ontario Bar Association. Continuing ……
Rank this Week: 569

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • May 24

    Summer Research Desk Hour

    Summer Research Desk Hour
    Our normal research desk hours during the summer are: Monday - Thursday: 9 am to 5 pm Friday: 9 am to 4:30 pm We will offer weekend research desk assistance on the following dates during the summer: Saturday, June 13:...
  • May 18

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel

    New Case Law Research Tool: Ravel
    Law students who are interested in exploring the latest in online legal research tools may want to check out Ravel Law. Unlike Lexis and Westlaw, Ravel gives you a visual display of a case law search result so that you...
  • Apr 29

    Access to Research Systems After Graduation

    Access to Research Systems After Graduation
    If you are graduating in May, please take a moment to check that you have active accounts with Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law and that you follow vendors' instructions to extend your password after graduation. All three vendors should…
Rank this Week: 2290

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • May 23

    Memorial Day Weekend Library Hour

    Memorial Day Weekend Library Hour
    Saturday May 23rd           9 am – 10 pm Sunday   May 24th            9 am – 10 pm Memorial Day…
  • May 22

    New York State Adopts the Uniform Bar Examination

    New York State Adopts the Uniform Bar Examination
    On April 30, 2015 the New York State Court of Appeals, which oversees legal education in the state, amended the rules of admission to the bar to adopt the Uniform Bar Examination (UBE).  The UBE is a uniform battery of tests that are…
  • May 18

    2015 Commencement Speakers at NY Area Law School

    2015 Commencement Speakers at NY Area Law School
    Graduation season is here and, this year, Brooklyn Law School will hold its 114th Commencement Ceremony on May 28, 2015 at the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House. The commencement speaker will be U.S. Senator Charles…
Rank this Week: 1485

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • May 22

    Open Source, Lawyers, and Beer: FOSS+Beer, Beryl’s, and a Legal Talk Network Podcast

    Open Source, Lawyers, and Beer: FOSS+Beer, Beryl’s, and a Legal Talk Network Podcast
    A podcast from LawSites (Robert Ambrogi): A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer) Excerpt: “It is not every day that I get to record a podcast episode in a brewery…. But for our interview with the hosts…
  • May 22

    Court Dockets and the $40 Million Dollar Dope Slap

    Court Dockets and the $40 Million Dollar Dope Slap
    From LawSites (Robert Ambrogi): New PacerPro Service Automatically Retrieves and Delivers Federal ‘Free Look’ Documents Excerpt: “If I were to tell you that a new service could help you avoid a $40 million mistake in…
  • May 20

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved
    “Google Scholar Case Law Evolves“ by Mark Giangrande, Law Librarian blog: Excerpt: “…. Google is hardly a substitute for any of the commercial databases as it does not have the value-added features such as…
Rank this Week: 2455

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
  • May 22

    Open Source, Lawyers, and Beer: FOSS+Beer, Beryl’s, and a Legal Talk Network Podcast

    Open Source, Lawyers, and Beer: FOSS+Beer, Beryl’s, and a Legal Talk Network Podcast
    A podcast from LawSites (Robert Ambrogi): A Most Unusual Episode of Lawyer2Lawyer (Hint: It Involves Beer) Excerpt: “It is not every day that I get to record a podcast episode in a brewery…. But for our interview with the hosts…
  • May 22

    Court Dockets and the $40 Million Dollar Dope Slap

    Court Dockets and the $40 Million Dollar Dope Slap
    From LawSites (Robert Ambrogi): New PacerPro Service Automatically Retrieves and Delivers Federal ‘Free Look’ Documents Excerpt: “If I were to tell you that a new service could help you avoid a $40 million mistake in…
  • May 20

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved

    Searching Case Law with Google Scholar: New and Improved
    “Google Scholar Case Law Evolves“ by Mark Giangrande, Law Librarian blog: Excerpt: “…. Google is hardly a substitute for any of the commercial databases as it does not have the value-added features such as…
Rank this Week: 802

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/
Rank this Week: 4558

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/
  • May 22

    Bloomberg BNA launches new tool for corporate transaction

    Bloomberg BNA launches new tool for corporate transaction
    Bloomberg BNA today announced the launch of Bloomberg Law: Corporate Transactions, a  web-based product that includes a technology-driven drafting workflow tool with its analytics powered by Bloomberg's financial databases, primary…
  • May 21

    resources for learning to code

    resources for learning to code
    Knowing how to write code (various types) is a skill that is always useful, and especially useful for librarians and others in the information biz.  The Digital Inspiration blog has a post titled The Best Websites to Learn Coding…
  • May 19

    Federal Agencies aren't making docs available online...

    Federal Agencies aren't making docs available online...
    The National Security Archive reports that an FOIA Audit has found that 19 years after the Electronic Freedom of Information Act Amendments (E-FOIA) were passed by Congress, only 40 percent of agencies have followed the law’s…
Rank this Week: 1380

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • May 22

    From the Archives: Water Law and Water Resources in Eastern Africa

    From the Archives: Water Law and Water Resources in Eastern Africa
    As many of you undoubtedly know, Professor Julian Juergensmeyer has had a long, distinguished career in the law. This past year, he celebrated 50 years teaching law. He’s a renowned scholar of land use and planning law not only in the…
  • May 19

    GA Supreme Court Current Awareness Tool

    GA Supreme Court Current Awareness Tool
    While keeping up with Supreme Court of Georgia decisions can be a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be. Below are several resources researchers can use to stay abreast of recent decisions. Summaries of Noteworthy Decisions In…
  • May 14

    Memorial Day Weekend Events in Atlanta

    Memorial Day Weekend Events in Atlanta
    As the long Memorial Day weekend approaches, you may be looking for ideas for things to do. The good news is that Atlanta always has a host of activities at this time of year. Whether you’re looking for music, outdoor activities, or…
Rank this Week: 3128

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

Covers the latest trends and technology tools for Technical Services Law Librarians.

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Open Access Journal

    Open Access Journal
    Open access publications can be viewed as a partial way to ease library serial budget woes. There are many high quality open access publications, but predatory open-access publishers present a continuing issue. Predatory open access journals…
  • May 20

    Linked Data URIs and Libraries: The Story So Far

    Linked Data URIs and Libraries: The Story So Far
    The linked data movement is a relatively new trend on the web that, among other things, enables diverse data providers to publish their content in an interoperable, machine-understandable way. Libraries around the world appear to be embracing…
  • May 7

    Fans of the RDA Toolkit index, rejoice!

    Fans of the RDA Toolkit index, rejoice!
    There's good news for those who were dismayed at the removal of the index in the latest update of the RDA Toolkit. It was announced today on the RDA Toolkit blog (http://www.rdatoolkit.org/blog/7768) that the RDA print index has been…
Rank this Week: 4375

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • May 22

    MEMORIAL DAY

    MEMORIAL DAY
    In observance of Memorial Day, the law library will be closed Sunday, May 24  and Monday, May 25. A brief Memorial Day History is available on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Website. Also of interest may be two famous…
  • May 19

    LAW LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR NEW GRADUATES

    LAW LIBRARY RESOURCES FOR NEW GRADUATES
    Access to Legal Databases: Bloomberg Law: Full access continues until December 31, 2015. No action needed. Lexis Advance:  Full access through July 1, 2015. No action needed. Graduates who register here will receive access to a…
  • May 12

    CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!

    CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES!
Rank this Week: 2547

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • May 22

    Children on the Green Thanks NJLLA!

    Children on the Green Thanks NJLLA!
    Children on the Green has already sent us a Thank You for our support from the Annual NJLLA meeting on May 13th! Many thanks to everyone that donated and thank you to the Community Service Committee for organizing the donations to…
  • May 8

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    The Ronald McDonald House has sent us a lovely thank you letter for our support from the April NJLLA meeting. Many thanks to the Community Service Committee for organizing the donations to this worthy organization.
  • Apr 20

    Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon on May 13, 2015 and Announcement of Nomination

    Annual Business Meeting & Luncheon on May 13, 2015 and Announcement of Nomination
    [ May 13, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Network with Your Colleagues, Review the Association Year and Vote for the New NJLLA Board Meeting Flyer (PDF) 2015-2016 Nomination Slate (PDF) DATE: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 LOCATION: Iberia…
Rank this Week: 2774

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • May 22

    May

    May
    The month is May and “may” is also a word on which many disputes have arisen and many court cases have hinged. One would typically define “may” as permissive. However, according to Black’s Law Dictionary, some…
  • May 21

    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyer

    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyer
    Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers Tom Grella KF300.G74 2013 From the publisher: Lessons in Leadership: Essential Skills for Lawyers will be required reading for any attorney–from newly hired associates to seasoned…
  • May 20

    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking

    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking
    The 6Ps of the Big 3 for Job-Seeking JDs : 60+ Ways to Get Hired Using Social Networking  Amanda C. Ellis KF297.E44 2010 A job search campaign, like a political campaign, is comprised of various pieces. One piece that can no longer be…
Rank this Week: 3996

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Bush Didn't Lie

    Bush Didn't Lie
    lihttps://t.cpa37.com/?a=268&c=383&s1=&ckmguid=36d62640-1a8a-4021-921d-77f4230509d3nkhttps://plus.google.com/u/0/+TerryS/posts/W8t4rzyenDR?cfem=1Liberals Are Destroying AmericaTerry BOWNERDiscussion  -  6:27…
  • May 3

    How and Why Abe Lincoln was Murdered...

    How and Why Abe Lincoln was Murdered...
    linkChapter 54. . .The Abominations of Auricular ConfessionChapter 55. . .The Ecclesiastical Retreat- Conduct of the Priests- The Bishop forbids me to distribute the BibleChapter 56. . .Public Acts of Simony- Thefts and Brigandage of Bishop…
  • May 3

    Chick Tract on Masonic Lodge

    Chick Tract on Masonic Lodge
     
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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/
  • May 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/21
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin See the May 21, 2015, Update Memoranda at the Tribal Supreme Court Project website.U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlQuechan Tribe of Fort Yuma Indian Reservation v.…
  • May 21

    Bloomberg BNA publishes a new Tax Management Portfolio

    Bloomberg BNA publishes a new Tax Management Portfolio
    Bloomberg BNA recently released a new State Tax Portfolio entitled State Taxation of American Indians, the Tribes, and Those Doing Business With Them: Sovereignty, Indian Commerce Clause, Treaties and Statutes (Multistate 1440, ISSN…
  • May 15

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/15

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 5/15
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlColbert v. United States (Self-Determination Contract; Wrongful Death)City of Duluth v. Fond Du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa (Indian Gaming -…
Rank this Week: 1440

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • May 21

    Surveillance Reform Update: On Filibusters, Sunsets, and Reauthorization

    Surveillance Reform Update: On Filibusters, Sunsets, and Reauthorization
    By Elizabeth Holland Yesterday afternoon, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) took to the Senate floor to lambast government surveillance programs. Over the course of 10.5 hours, he was joined by members from both parties who spoke at length about…
  • May 18

    Urgent: Tell the House to Oppose Cuts to GPO Funding

    Urgent: Tell the House to Oppose Cuts to GPO Funding
    By Elizabeth Holland The House of Representatives will vote tomorrow on H.R. 2250, the Fiscal Year 2016 Legislative Branch Appropriations Act. If passed in its current form, H.R. 2250 will eliminate funding for the…
  • May 14

    Surveillance Reform Clears House

    Surveillance Reform Clears House
    By Elizabeth Holland The House of Representatives voted 338 to 88 to pass the USA FREEDOM Act (H.R. 2048) on Wednesday, taking an important step forward to restrict overbroad government surveillance in advance of the June 1 expiration of USA…
Rank this Week: 4403

Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • May 21

    Gini's Crossbow

    Gini's Crossbow
    James Ming Chen, Gini's Crossbow, available at http://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2608850 or http://bit.ly/GinisCrossbow: The Gini coefficient remains a popular gauge of inequality throughout the social and natural sciences because it is visually…
  • Apr 25

    Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law

    Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law
    Jurisdynamics is pleased to have received, courtesy of Oxford University Press, Climate Change Impacts on Ocean and Coastal Law: U.S. and International Perspectives (Randall S. Abate ed., 2015), available via…
  • Mar 1

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic

    Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistic
    James Ming Chen, Leaps, Metes, and Bounds: Innovation Law and Its Logistics, http://ssrn.com/abstract=2571830 or http://bit.ly/LeapsMetesBounds: Economic analysis of technological innovation, diffusion, and decline often proceeds according to…
Rank this Week: 948

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

Covers free and low-cost investigative and background research resources on the Internet, as well as search engine search tips with a focus on Google and its features, functions and productivity tools.

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 4751

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • May 21

    Research Tip: Search the Philadelphia Code Online

    Research Tip: Search the Philadelphia Code Online
    Summer is the time for block parties, parades, and other fun activities. See how to stay safe and lawful this summer by searching the Philadelphia Code online, provided by the American Legal Publishing Corporation. For easy searching, this…
  • May 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac
    You may have noticed that General OneFile and LegalTrac look a little different lately. The new Gale interface facilitates a streamlined approach to legal research. After logging in to either database through jenkinslaw.org, conduct a Basic…
  • May 19

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: New Interface for General OneFile & LegalTrac
    You may have noticed that General OneFile and LegalTrac look a little different lately. The new Gale interface facilitates a streamlined approach to legal research. After logging in to either database through jenkinslaw.org, conduct a Basic…
Rank this Week: 4394

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • May 21

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend

    Law library closed Memorial Day weekend
    The Widener Law Delaware Law Library will be closed this weekend for Memorial Day. We’ll reopen Tuesday May 26th. See our website for more information about library hours.
  • May 1

    Check out the law library’s old exam archive

    Check out the law library’s old exam archive
    The number one question I’ve been getting since the website redesign is “where did the old exams go?” The exam archive couldn’t stay on the new website so we’ve moved it to TWEN. Once you’ve logge on to…
  • Apr 28

    Law library now on exam hour

    Law library now on exam hour
    The Widener Law Delaware campus law library is now on exam hours. We will be open until 2:00 a.m. every night through May 13th. For a complete listing of hours see our webpage.
Rank this Week: 1155

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • May 21

    Westlaw Has a New KeyCite Flag

    Westlaw Has a New KeyCite Flag
    Westlaw now has a new KeyCite indicator, a blue and white flag that will alert users that a case has been appealed to either the U.S. Court of Appeals or the U.S. Supreme Court.  While this flag will be present on…
  • May 15

    Congratulations Class of 2015

    Congratulations Class of 2015
    Congratulations.  We are excited to see you get out there and start lawyering.  The library is always here should you be in Boston, and alumni are welcome to come in to use all the materials and most of the databases.…
  • May 15

    IP Watch

    IP Watch
    Curious about intellectual property law?  You may want to check out IP Watch, a non-profit news service that focuses on stories from around the world.  This database is easily accessible through the Fineman & Pappas Law…
Rank this Week: 305

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
  • May 20

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United

    OPINION: Estate of Gleason v. Central United
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – PROBATE DA 13-0644, 2015 MT 140, THE ESTATE OF JUDITH K. GLEASON, and JAN GREGSON and JAMES GLEASON, as Personal Representatives of the Estate of…
  • May 20

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall

    OPINION: Kent v. City of Columbia Fall
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – NEGLIGENCE DA 14-0309, 2015 MT 139, SARA KENT, individually and as Personal Representative of the Estate of CASEY KENT, deceased, and as guardian for their…
  • May 20

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Curry
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0486, 2015 MT 138N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. WILLIAM ROBERT CURRY, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 29