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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 3

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorney

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorney
    The North Carolina State Bar Professionalism for New Attorneys is a MANDATORY program that newly licensed attorneys must complete in their first year to meet CLE requirements (http://www.nccle.org). Charlotte School of Law is offering…
  • May 3

    To Weed or Not to Weed…

    To Weed or Not to Weed…
    Much as a good garden may have some weeds, a good library may have some weeds as well. So let’s take a second to chat a little about the ‘anti-acquisition’ – otherwise known as the ‘weed.’ Susannah Tredwell…
  • May 2

    North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course

    North Carolina Certified Paralegal (NCCP) Exam Preparation Course
      Program Dates:                     September 9- September 10, 2016 Friday Session Time:           …
Rank this Week: 634

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • May 3

    Tolkien annotated map of Middle-earth acquired by Bodleian library

    Tolkien annotated map of Middle-earth acquired by Bodleian library
    “Here be dragons – and wolves, bears, witches, camels, elephants, orcs, elves and hobbits. A map of Middle-earth, which to generations of fans remains the greatest fantasy world ever created, heavily annotated by JRR Tolkien, has…
  • May 3

    Harvard Book Store and Shelfie Partner to Offer Ebook Bundle

    Harvard Book Store and Shelfie Partner to Offer Ebook Bundle
    “Harvard Book Store and Shelfie have partnered up to offer ebook bundles on a select number of New York Times best-selling books. If you visit the Harvard Book Store, you’ll find these shelf talkers around the store!We…
  • May 2

    Deal with city averts library workers strike

    Deal with city averts library workers strike
    “The city and its library workers have closed the book on another contentious round of bargaining and avoided a strike.CUPE Local 4948 announced early Monday that it had reached a tentative contract agreement with the City of Toronto.…
Rank this Week: 99

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • May 3

    Reading/Exam Period hour

    Reading/Exam Period hour
    Beginning May 5, the Law Library will be open on the following schedule for the Law School’s Reading/Exam period: Thursday 5/5: open 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 midnight Friday 5/6: open 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Saturday 5/7: open 9:00…
  • Apr 7

    2016 Mitchell Lecture, Part 2

    2016 Mitchell Lecture, Part 2
    The second of this semester’s Mitchell Lectures is here. On Friday, April 8 at 1pm, three speakers will address what changes in the legal profession mean for law schools and legal education. Get yourself in the Mitchell mood by checking…
  • Apr 4

    How to Fix New York’s Constitution? A Town Hall Meeting on the 2017 Referendum

    How to Fix New York’s Constitution? A Town Hall Meeting on the 2017 Referendum
    Tomorrow, April 5, 2016 from 2-5:30pm, SUNY Buffalo Law School’s Baldy Center, Buffalo Law Review, Jaeckle Center, Partnership for the Public Good, and SUNY Rockefeller Institute will be hosting a town hall meeting, How to Fix New…
Rank this Week: 4267

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • May 3

    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistant

    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistant
    Library Training for Faculty Research Assistants The library will be holding two training sessions for new faculty research assistants this summer.  In this training, RAs will learn about library services and policies and will gain an…
  • Apr 29

    Thomas.gov to retire on July 5

    Thomas.gov to retire on July 5
    Congress.gov has replaced Thomas.gov as the go to resource for “searchable access to bill status and summary, bill text, the Congressional Record, Congressional Record Index and committee reports, and executive actions such as…
  • Apr 21

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam

    Extended Library Hours and Access Restrictions During Exam
    As we approach the Spring Exam period, Georgetown Law Library’s limited public access program will be in effect Monday, April 25th  through Tuesday, May 17th. During the exam period, both the Williams and Wolff Libraries will…
Rank this Week: 2613

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

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
Rank this Week: 898

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • May 3

    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 research and writing, practice, and technology. Research & Writing Go Gender Neutral Neil Guthrie Strive…
  • May 3

    Confuciu

    Confuciu
    Who was Confucius? See the book Confucius: And the World he Created by Michael Schuman (2015). Many of the words and phrases below are those of Michael Schuman. Confucius was born in China in 551 B.C. and died in 479 B.C. He was a teacher,…
  • May 2

    Of Smartphones in an Age of Privacy Breaches and Paranoia

    Of Smartphones in an Age of Privacy Breaches and Paranoia
    “Several were almost tharn—that is, in that state of staring, glazed paralysis that comes over terrified or exhausted rabbits, so that they sit and watch their enemies—weasels or humans—approach to take their…
Rank this Week: 38

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • May 3

    Links for 2016-05-02 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-05-02 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Apr 30

    Links for 2016-04-29 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-04-29 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Apr 20

    Links for 2016-04-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-04-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 549

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
Rank this Week: 27

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 2

    Study Rooms for Exam

    Study Rooms for Exam
    Reading and exam period is a super busy time in the library for study rooms. Here are a few tips to help ensure your study room experience runs smoothly – Only law students can reserve and use study rooms in the law library. Reserve…
  • Apr 28

    Looking for Legal Advice in Cleveland?

    Looking for Legal Advice in Cleveland?
     If you are looking for legal advice in the Cleveland area, there are many options available. Our guide on Where to Go lists many of them, and includes information about C|M|Law’s Legal Clinics. For civil legal needs such as family…
  • Apr 27

    Need a One-on-One Refresher for Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law for Summer?

    Need a One-on-One Refresher for Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law for Summer?
    Several students have expressed interest in one-on-one sessions with a librarian to refresh their knowledge of Westlaw, Lexis Academic, or Bloomberg Law.  We are now offering these to students.   The consultations will be…
Rank this Week: 524

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • May 2

    If you’re studying in the library…

    If you’re studying in the library…
    Noise Level: Throughout the academic year and as we get closer to finals, students seek quiet areas to study, free of ringing phones and personal conversations. Keep in mind that voices carry in study rooms (even when doors are closed) so…
  • May 2

    Legal Research Tune Up 2016

    Legal Research Tune Up 2016
    The Seattle University and Lane Powell law firm law libraries are pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop…
  • May 2

    Today in Legal History: Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Disbarred

    Today in Legal History: Former Vice President Spiro T. Agnew Disbarred
    On May 2, 1974, the Maryland Court of Appeals disbarred Former Vice President Spiro Agnew. A Baltimore grand jury had linked Agnew to political corruption—bribery, extortion, and tax evasion.  Agnew avoided indictments on bribery…
Rank this Week: 1793

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    13 Questions With Kathleen Scheaffer University of Toronto Librarian

    13 Questions With Kathleen Scheaffer University of Toronto Librarian
    The librarianship.ca website has a series of librarian profiles called 13 Questions With ...Here is the most recent one with Kathleen Scheaffer, Librarian, Outreach and Instructional Services Coordinator, Faculty of Information, University of…
  • May 2

    May 2016 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    May 2016 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The May 2016 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • May 1

    Update on the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association

    Update on the Dissolution of the Canadian Library Association
    The membership of the Canadian Library Association (CLA) voted on January 27, 2016 to dissolve the organization and launch a new federation of Canadian library associations.The CLA provided an update about the transition in the latest issue…
Rank this Week: 459

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 2

    Post-graduation Online Research - Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law

    Post-graduation Online Research - Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law
    The landmark of law school graduation means giving up the incredibly rich Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law access you enjoyed in law school… …but not right away! All three services allow a degree of post graduation access. Here are…
  • Apr 26

    Lexis, Westlaw, & Bloomberg Law — Summer Access is Available!

    Lexis, Westlaw, & Bloomberg Law — Summer Access is Available!
    Bloomberg Law & Lexis Advance You can use Bloomberg Law and Lexis Advance for any summer research project, even projects for paying jobs. And you don't need to do anything to take advantage of this generous opportunity. Just keep on...
  • Mar 29

    Judge Merrick Garland's Opinions - Lexis & Westlaw Search Technique

    Judge Merrick Garland's Opinions - Lexis & Westlaw Search Technique
    ZiefBrief has posted about some helpful collections and analyses of Merrick Garland's D.C. Circuit opinions, but sometimes you just need to see everything. If you have access to Lexis or Westlaw, you don't need to rely on anyone else's…
Rank this Week: 2091

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2016
    Five BC acts had new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 this month:  Margaret Mason, Bull Housser & Tupper LLP – Society ActOnPoint Legal Research Corporation – Residential Tenancy Act, Property Law ActEileen Vanderburgh,…
  • Apr 1

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2016
    Two BC acts had new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 this month:Eileen Vanderburgh, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP, Privacy ActGuy Brown, Harper Grey LLP, Pharmaceutical Services ActQuickscribe 2.0 is a better way to research, track and…
  • Mar 7

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for February 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for February 2016
    Just a quick post to highlight the pieces of legislation that received new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 in February:Michael Bain, Hamilton Howell Bain & Gould: Land Title Inquiry Act, Environmental Management Act, Employment Standards…
Rank this Week: 1431

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 2

    Summer Access (& Beyond) to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw

    Summer Access (& Beyond) to Bloomberg, Lexis & Westlaw
    The three legal research databases, Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance and WestlawNext, are available to Brooklyn Law School students this summer.  May 2016 graduates will have access to these databases for six months after graduation. …
  • Apr 28

    Are You a 1L and Anxious About Finals? Check Out the BLS Library Study Aid Collection

    Are You a 1L and Anxious About Finals? Check Out the BLS Library Study Aid Collection
    Are you feeling nervous about exam preparation?  Come to the library and take a look our 1L study aid collection.  Along with your own class outlines, these study aids can be very helpful with exam preparation.  Our collection…
  • Apr 26

    Copyright and “We Shall Overcome”

    Copyright and “We Shall Overcome”
    Earlier this month, a class-action complaint was filed in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York in the case of We Shall Overcome Foundation v. The Richmond Organization, Inc. (TRO Inc.) et al. addressing ownership of…
Rank this Week: 256

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    BIBFRAME vocabulary 2.0 available

    BIBFRAME vocabulary 2.0 available
    The Library of Congress recently announced availability of BIBFRAME vocabulary 2.0. This new version of the vocabulary incorporates a broad range of community input and the LC’s own experience with their BIBFRAME 1.0 pilot. The…
  • Apr 22

    Linked Data Exploratorium

    Linked Data Exploratorium
    By now, most technical services librarians realize that Linked Data is a topic of importance when considering the future of cataloging. However, it is one thing to realize the importance of a topic and quite another to feel empowered to learn…
  • Apr 14

    Refresh and Recharge and Live and Learn: A Round-Up of Recent Management Resource

    Refresh and Recharge and Live and Learn: A Round-Up of Recent Management Resource
    Am I the only one that's a little exhausted after this long winter that seems to be so reluctant to actually leave and hand the reins over to spring and summer? Before the incessant sunshine of spring cleaning and creativity has to come out…
Rank this Week: 3528

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • May 2

    Interview with a Nutshell Author

    Interview with a Nutshell Author
    This semester saw the publication of the twelfth edition of Legal Research in a Nutshell, a compact but venerable text on legal research that dates back to 1968. Its original author was the late Morris Cohen, then Law Librarian at the…
  • Apr 21

    Shotwell's Docket Book - A Window for 19th-Century Law Practice

    Shotwell's Docket Book - A Window for 19th-Century Law Practice
    In this post we highlight one of the many items in Special Collections on the history of lawyering in America, this time in nineteenth-century Ohio. In the 1980s, the UVA Law Library purchased at auction a lawyer’s docket book with case…
  • Mar 10

    Transatlantic Ripples of the 1765 Stamp Act

    Transatlantic Ripples of the 1765 Stamp Act
    On the 250th anniversary of the Stamp Act, UVA Law Library staff opened an uncataloged collection of Scottish Court of Session papers and unwittingly discovered new materials on this momentous event in American history. The case of Scrimgeour…
Rank this Week: 2218

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • May 2

    Des listes de portails open data

    Des listes de portails open data
    NB : cette liste est une ébauche à compléter. OpenDataSoft : La liste des Portails Open Data dans le Monde : carte interactive et liste. La liste permet une recherche sommaire par chaîne de caractère (exemple…
  • Apr 17

    Les revues en SHS à l'heure des logiciels d'édition et des plateformes de diffusion en ligne

    Les revues en SHS à l'heure des logiciels d'édition et des plateformes de diffusion en ligne
    Le billet qui suit a été rédigé en février 2015 pour guider une amie dans le nouveau (pour elle) monde des revues en ligne. Je le reprend ici quasiment sans mise à jour ni réécriture,…
  • Feb 3

    Quelques listes de webscraper

    Quelques listes de webscraper
    Scraper un site web, c'est en extraire de manière ordonnée des informations, souvent sous forme de notices/fiches ou de tableaux de chiffres. Pour plus de détails sur la définition, voir Wikipedia. Pour mieux…
Rank this Week: 826

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • May 2

    Word of the Month for May 2016: Latent

    Word of the Month for May 2016: Latent
    There used to be a time when I was surprised about stuff. Graft, corruption, greed - few things surprise me, anymore.  Take, for example, the story about the latest Parmesan Cheese scandal.  Seems the FDA recently conducted a raid…
  • Apr 25

    Issue

    Issue
    Working as a Reference Librarian can sometimes be a rough job.  Take, for instance, the other day whilst reading an article about a guy who got caught fiddling with young kids, a young woman came in saying she was referred to me by a…
  • Apr 18

    It's a Jungle Out There

    It's a Jungle Out There
    Sometimes, I have difficulty coming up with stuff to blog about.  Today is not one of those days.  See, on my drive to work today, I see this guy/pedestrian trying to cross the street whilst standing in the crosswalk. …
Rank this Week: 2297

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 2

    Colloquia/Workshops (New York, NY)

    Colloquia/Workshops (New York, NY)
    New York University School of Law Samuel Moyn, Harvard Law School, presents today as part of the Legal History Colloquium: Toward a History of Clean and Endless War. Paper available here.
  • Apr 29

    CFP: African J. Comparative Constitutional Law

    CFP: African J. Comparative Constitutional Law
    The Africa Journal of Comparative Constitutional Law (AJCCL), published by JUTA Law of South Africa and the Kenya School of Law in Nairobi, invites submissions for its inaugural issue. The...
  • Apr 29

    Texas Legal Scholars Workshop — Dallas, TX

    Texas Legal Scholars Workshop — Dallas, TX
    The Southern Methodist University (SMU) Dedman School of Law and the University of Houston Law Center present the second annual Texas Legal Scholars Workshop Aug. 26-27, 2016, at SMU in...
Rank this Week: 45

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 2

    Recent Acquisitions, April 25 – May 2, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, April 25 – May 2, 2016
    23 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 8 from 2016: K 1329.5 B38 2015 Human rights and corporate wrongs : closing the governance gap Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015 xxviii, 271 pages ; 24 cm. K 5103 S58 ……
  • Apr 25

    Recent Acquisitions, April 18 – April 25, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, April 18 – April 25, 2016
    11 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 9 from 2016: K 247.6 C65 2016 Beating hearts : abortion and animal rights Columbia University Press, 2016 viii, 252 pages ; 24 cm. K 644 W67 2016 Women's rights ……
  • Apr 18

    You’re invited to a library research workshop on April 27

    You’re invited to a library research workshop on April 27
    The Law Library is pleased to offer a research workshop to all students on April 27. While the session is geared primarily to Research Assistants, all JD and graduate students who want to improve their research skills are also welcome…
Rank this Week: 1347

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

     You Have the Right to Remain…

     You Have the Right to Remain Silent13 U.S.C. § 113 established May 1 as Law Day, U.S.A., which "is a special day of celebration by the people of the United States--in appreciation of their liberties and the reaffirmation of their…
  • Apr 20

    Inspired Infographic

    Inspired Infographic
    Do you like infographics? Check out How Information Graphics Reveal Your Brain's Blind Spots, ProPublica (April 20, 2016). Kicking off a new series on Visual Evidence, Lena Groeger highlights dozens of creative graphics that can teach about…
  • Apr 18

    Fiction Writing Classes Being Offered at Law School

    Fiction Writing Classes Being Offered at Law School
    Image credit: http://www.scbwicanada.org/Hopefully students don't choose to go to Law School with the intention of being fiction writers. But it is impossible to deny that many famous authors got their start as lawyers. Law graduates…
Rank this Week: 417

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 1

    Outside Counsel Guidelines and Collective Conversation

    Outside Counsel Guidelines and Collective Conversation
    I hate outside counsel guidelines. Hate. It's visceral. I have never encountered a set of guidelines I liked. My antipathy includes guidelines I had a hand in writing. As an associate I worked for a client whose guidelines forbade time…
  • Apr 24

    Size Matters for Legal Innovation (Toronto Edition)

    Size Matters for Legal Innovation (Toronto Edition)
    The median number of equity partners in an Am Law 100 firm (ranked by PPP) is 170. The number is arbitrary, but it probably isn't random. W.L. Gore & Associates, the maker of Gore-Tex, is known for a "radically nonhierarchical management…
  • Apr 22

    Espresso Machines are Lousy Substitutes for Law Library Leadership

    Espresso Machines are Lousy Substitutes for Law Library Leadership
    Image [cc] Cory Doctorow A fellow law librarian pointed me toward a Daily Report article yesterday entitled "Kilpatrick Transforms Library Into Modern Collaboration Hub—With Latte." The story is a well-worn tale of how the law library…
Rank this Week: 433

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

Law school information and legal research blog of the Mendik Library of New York Law School.

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Apr 30

    Celebrate Law Day

    Celebrate Law Day
    In 1958, President Eisenhower designated May 1 “Law Day, USA.” Law Day celebrates the rule of law and its contributions to Americans’ many freedoms. Law Day 2016 is especially significant as it marks the 50th anniversary of…
  • Apr 26

    Michael H. Roffer wins The Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award!

    Michael H. Roffer wins The Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award!
    At this year’s Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries, our very own Michael H. Roffer, Associate Librarian for Reader Services & Professor of Legal Research will be honored with The Joseph L. Andrews Legal…
  • Mar 14

    The Supreme Court Vacancy

    The Supreme Court Vacancy
    The passing of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia created a vacant seat on the nation’s highest court. Article II section 2 of the Constitution provides the mechanism to fill that seat, stating that the President “shall…
Rank this Week: 2737

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 29

    Preparing for #BIALL2016 : No. 4 : Dublin and the 1916 Easter Rising

    Preparing for #BIALL2016 : No. 4 : Dublin and the 1916 Easter Rising
    Preparing for #BIALL2016 : During the run up to the Conference we will be posting a weekly blog about Dublin to help you prepare for your trip and give you some tips and recommendations for things to see and do during your stay.No. 4 :…
  • Apr 29

    POSTGRADUATE STUDY BURSARY FOR MEMBERS

    POSTGRADUATE STUDY BURSARY FOR MEMBERS
    The Awards & Bursaries Committee are once again welcoming applications for the BIALL Professional Studies Bursary in 2016. The bursary aims to support a BIALL member undertaking postgraduate information/library studies in the United…
  • Apr 28

    BIALL, CLSIG & SLA Europe Graduate Open Day 2016

    BIALL, CLSIG & SLA Europe Graduate Open Day 2016
    On Wednesday 6 April 2016, the BIALL, CLSIG and SLA Europe Open Day welcomed a group of new LIS professionals to CILIP HQ, all of us hoping to pick up some pointers from those working in more specialist library and information sectors and to…
Rank this Week: 3611

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
  • Apr 29

    A Spring Holiday for Worker

    A Spring Holiday for Worker
    The following is a guest post by Peter Roudik, director of legal research at the Law Library of Congress. Peter has written a number of posts related to Russia and the former Soviet Union, including posts on the Soviet investigation of Nazi…
  • Apr 28

    Time to Turn off THOMAS: July 5, 2016

    Time to Turn off THOMAS: July 5, 2016
    One of my favorite THOMAS related posts was of the THOMAS Starting Point, which featured the homepage of the site when it launched on January 5, 1995.  It seems only fitting to share the photo from the post while…
  • Apr 27

    Poetic Justice

    Poetic Justice
    The following is a guest post by Brandon Fitzgerald, project manager of a Law Library staffing contract, writer and student of poetry and literature. Upon first reading the news of Justice Antonin Scalia’s recent passing, I recalled a…
Rank this Week: 205

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/
  • Apr 29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/28

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/28
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetitions for certiorari were denied in Crow Allottees v. U.S. (Individual Tribal Water Rights) and Zepeda v. U.S. (Indian Major Crimes Act - Indian Blood)…
  • Apr 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/21
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.htmlU.S. v. Harlan (Domestic Assault - Prior Tribal Court Convictions) U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin…
  • Apr 15

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/15

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/15
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.htmlOklevueha Native American Church Of Hawaii, Inc. v. Lynch (Religious Freedom; Controlled Substances)Navajo Nation v. Department of Interior (Native American…
Rank this Week: 4470

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Apr 29

    Visualize What?

    Visualize What?
    Networked digital information creates many new opportunities. One is visualizations. Humans have the ability to understand and interpret visual representations quickly. Pouring over millions of documents or data points to gain a similar…
  • Apr 20

    Study Room

    Study Room
    In case you were not aware (you were), exams are just around the corner. No doubt correlated, study rooms are becoming quickly sparse. What can you and your study partner(s) do to ensure access to a crisp private study room? Book in advance.…
  • Apr 20

    Study Room

    Study Room
    In case you were not aware (you were), exams are just around the corner. No doubt correlated, study rooms are becoming quickly sparse. What can you and your study partner(s) do to ensure access to a crisp private study room? Book in advance.…
Rank this Week: 1316

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 28

    Environmental Law

    Environmental Law
    As we celebrate Arbor Day on April 29, don't forget that if you need help with an environmental law issue, there are resources available to you at Jenkins! Environmental Law in a Nutshell and Environmental Law offer good starting points for…
  • Apr 26

    ALA Preservation Week at Jenkin

    ALA Preservation Week at Jenkin
    Philadelphia Legal DirectoriesThis week is the American Library Association's Preservation Week. Preservation Week is a way to raise awareness to the abundance of materials in need of care and attention to retain their usability as their…
  • Apr 21

    Election Day and the Committee of Seventy

    Election Day and the Committee of Seventy
    Election Day is this upcoming Tuesday, April 26. The race for president has garnered most of the election coverage in the media, but there are other races in Pennsylvania this year, including 2 U.S. Senate seats, all 18 U.S. House of…
Rank this Week: 628

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/
  • Apr 28

    Prince’s Purple Probate Puzzle

    Prince’s Purple Probate Puzzle
    As the local community recovers from the death its beloved local musical icon, it has come to light that Prince apparently died intestate (failed to leave a will).  Given that his large estate likely includes earnings,…
  • Apr 21

    Law Day 2016 – Miranda: More than Word

    Law Day 2016 – Miranda: More than Word
      Once again National Law Day will soon be upon us. Sponsored by the American Bar Association (ABA), this annual event highlights the role of law and justice in our society, while giving attention to the special role of courts…
  • Apr 13

    Professional Dangers and Disaster

    Professional Dangers and Disaster
    The entire legal community was shook by last week’s tragic event that took place in a local law office. Mistaking the office receptionist/clerk for his attorney, a disgruntled client marched into the office and shot him dead,…
Rank this Week: 2912

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 28

    DALL Formally Endorses UELMA's Enactment in Texa

    DALL Formally Endorses UELMA's Enactment in Texa
    DALL's executive board formally adopted a resolution to support UELMA's adoption in Texas on March 8, 2016.What is UELMA?The Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act ("UELMA") seeks to ensure that online official state legal material -- namely…
  • Apr 6

    Visit the Texas State Law Library's New Resource Site!

    Visit the Texas State Law Library's New Resource Site!
    Checkout the Texas State Law Library's Web Portal: http://www.sll.texas.gov/Here are just a few of the many resources available:Historical Texas Statutes (1879-1960) -- not available electronically elsewhereHeinOnline*Nutshell…
  • Mar 29

    Join us for the DALL Institute on Thursday, April 14th

    Join us for the DALL Institute on Thursday, April 14th
    Join us for the DALL Institute at UNT Dallas College of Law, prior to the SEAALL / SWALL Joint Annual Meeting.We have pulled together a remarkable program about competency of legal technology and the practice of law. While not directly…
Rank this Week: 803

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Apr 28

    Law Library: News & Events: THOMAS to Retire on July 5, 2016

    Law Library: News & Events: THOMAS to Retire on July 5, 2016
    Learn more about the retirement of THOMAS.gov on July 5, 2016 and the features of its replacement, Congress.gov, in the recent In Custodia Legis post. Click here for more information.
  • Apr 11

    Law Library: News & Events:

    Law Library: News & Events:
    The Law Library of Congress will host its annual Law Day program on Wednesday, April 27. The event will mark the 50th anniversary of the United States Supreme Court decision, Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966). Law Librarian of…
  • Apr 6

    Law Library: News & Events: New Summer Internship Opportunitie

    Law Library: News & Events: New Summer Internship Opportunitie
    The Law Library of Congress has two new internship opportunities this summer.  One is a paid metadata technician internship located in Washington, D.C. and the other is an unpaid metadata internship that can be done…
Rank this Week: 2040

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/
  • Apr 28

    Access to LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law and Westlaw over the summer.

    Access to LexisNexis, Bloomberg Law and Westlaw over the summer.
    If you are NOT graduating in May: LexisNexis and Bloomberg Law both have no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to do anything to extend your password. You can use both of these resources in the course of paid employment…
  • Jan 13

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!We have pulled a collection of books forour new students and placed themon TOP of the low Reference shelvesnearest the elevators on the main 2nd…
  • Dec 21

    Fred Parks Law Library Holiday Hour

    Fred Parks Law Library Holiday Hour
    As a reminder the Fred Parks Law Library will close at 5:00pm Tuesday, December 22, 2015 and re-open at 8:30am Monday, January 4, 2016. The library staff at the Fred Parks Law Library would like to wish all our students, staff, faculty…
Rank this Week: 3519

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/
  • Apr 28

    Alliance for Justice sues over PACER fee

    Alliance for Justice sues over PACER fee
    The ABA Journal reports that the Alliance for Justice, along with the National Veterans Legal Services Program and the National Consumer Law Center, has filed a class action lawsuit in federal court accusing the Administrative Office of the…
  • Apr 22

    Update on the baby Bluebook

    Update on the baby Bluebook
    Another event in the Carl Malamud and Baby Blue saga.. the Washington Post's Volokh Conspiracy blog reports that Carl Malamud has alerted the Harvard Law Review Association that his alternative version of the Bluebook has been renamed…
  • Apr 19

    Short fast book

    Short fast book
    The EBook Friendly website points out that "Reading for 6 minutes can reduce stress by 68%. It's three times more effective than video games... Reading a book, even for a couple of minutes, can increase self-worth and trigger imagination" (no…
Rank this Week: 540

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
  • Apr 27

    Misprision is Not a Misspelling

    Misprision is Not a Misspelling
    Do you ever notice that new words come to one’s attention in waves? I’ve run across this word several times in the past few weeks – and it’s not one to trip off the tongue, so to speak, with any regularity, although…
  • Apr 14

    Internet Archivists: When Links Rot, Data Disintegrates, and Files Vanish, Find a Friend

    Internet Archivists: When Links Rot, Data Disintegrates, and Files Vanish, Find a Friend
    The Internet Archive is partnering with the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and Society of American Archivists (SAA) at the: Archive-It’s 2016 Partner Meeting, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia Previous OLR blog post about…
  • Apr 5

    Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law School

    Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law School
    The Equal Justice Library is now located at the Georgetown Law School Library: “The National Equal Justice Library (NEJL) is the first and only institution dedicated to documenting and preserving the legal profession’s…
Rank this Week: 426

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Apr 27

    Misprision is Not a Misspelling

    Misprision is Not a Misspelling
    Do you ever notice that new words come to one’s attention in waves? I’ve run across this word several times in the past few weeks – and it’s not one to trip off the tongue, so to speak, with any regularity, although…
  • Apr 14

    Internet Archivists: When Links Rot, Data Disintegrates, and Files Vanish, Find a Friend

    Internet Archivists: When Links Rot, Data Disintegrates, and Files Vanish, Find a Friend
    The Internet Archive is partnering with the Council of State Archivists (CoSA) and Society of American Archivists (SAA) at the: Archive-It’s 2016 Partner Meeting, Tuesday, August 2, 2016, in Atlanta, Georgia Previous OLR blog post about…
  • Apr 5

    Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law School

    Equal Justice Library at Georgetown Law School
    The Equal Justice Library is now located at the Georgetown Law School Library: “The National Equal Justice Library (NEJL) is the first and only institution dedicated to documenting and preserving the legal profession’s…
Rank this Week: 3628

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

Features library news and information. From the College of Law of England and Wales.

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room
    On Saturday 30th April & Sunday 1st May we will be OPEN from 8am – 6pm and staffed from 12 – 4pm.  On Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May, the Library and IT rooms will be CLOSED On Saturday 28th May, Sunday…
  • Apr 18

    ‘Tips for your Research Project’ Workshop

    ‘Tips for your Research Project’ Workshop
    The Library is holding the above workshop on Wed 20th April from 12.45-1.30pm and Mon 25th April from 12.45-1.30pm in IT Room 218 in the LRC building. The aim is to show you how to start your research including how to search the library…
  • Mar 16

    Easter Weekend Opening hours for the Library and IT Room

    Easter Weekend Opening hours for the Library and IT Room
    During the LPC March Assessment period the Library and IT rooms will be open as follows- As normal from Monday 21st – Thursday 24th March and from Tuesday 29th March onwards, between 7.30am – 10pm and will be staffed from 8.30am…
Rank this Week: 3592

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    The Wills of the People

    The Wills of the People
    When Grammy and Academy Award-winning musician Prince (née Prince Rogers Nelson) passed away last week at age 57, his fans around the world were shocked at the sudden loss. This week, it was alleged in court filings that the famed…
  • Apr 22

    PACER Fees Face Legal Fire

    PACER Fees Face Legal Fire
    On Thursday, three nonprofit groups filed a class-action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The complaint, which is available free from the Alliance for Justice website and the Internet Archive, alleges that the…
  • Apr 12

    All About Alumni Author

    All About Alumni Author
    With Reunion Weekend fast approaching, the Goodson Law Library is proud to highlight Law School Alumni Authors. Level 3 of the library contains a special Alumni Authors collection (view map); works in this collection will have a Location note…
Rank this Week: 3551

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Apr 27

    Intersession / Summer Hours 2016

    Intersession / Summer Hours 2016
  • Apr 18

    New Books at the Law Library – April 18, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – April 18, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD899 .B749 2007 Susan Bright, Landlord and Tenant Law in Context (Oxford: Hart, 2007). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD899 .L36 2006 Susan Bright, ed., Landlord and Tenant Law: Past, Present and Future (Oxford: Hart, 2006). LAW…
  • Apr 14

    Reserved Seating in Effect for Exam Preparation / Food & Drink Policy

    Reserved Seating in Effect for Exam Preparation / Food & Drink Policy
    The Library is committed to providing a learning environment that meets the intellectual and physical needs of users who are frequently in the library for extended periods of time.  Please help us to preserve the library and collections…
Rank this Week: 3537

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 27

    End of the Semester Library Resource

    End of the Semester Library Resource
    The spring semester is almost over; there are only a couple of weeks left of school and then finals!  This …Continue reading →
  • Apr 21

    GPO to Digitize all Issues of the Federal Register

    GPO to Digitize all Issues of the Federal Register
    The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) recently announced that it plans to make every issue of the Federal Register digitally …Continue reading →
  • Apr 19

    Publish in Open Access Law Reviews for Higher Scholarly Impact

    Publish in Open Access Law Reviews for Higher Scholarly Impact
    The Law Librarians blog posted about a paper by James Donovan, Carol Watson, and Caroline Osborne on SSRN called The …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 1729

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 27

    Reading Period and Exam

    Reading Period and Exam
    It is that time again in the library.  The 2L and 3L classes are in Reading Days preparing for their Spring Semester Exams, while the 1Ls are hard at work crossing the midpoint of their Spring Trimester.  Please be respectful of…
  • Apr 24

    April 27: Final Brown Bag Research Series session of Spring

    April 27: Final Brown Bag Research Series session of Spring
    The final session of our Brown Bag Legal Research series is this week! Bring your lunch to the library and join us for an introduction to form books and practice manuals--a huge time-saving resource for legal practitioners. Light refreshments…
  • Apr 22

    Summer Access Policie

    Summer Access Policie
    Summer Access PoliciesHBO may be reminding you that “Winter is Coming” and while the “night is dark and full of terrors” spring exams and summer jobs are more likely to be keeping you awake than White Walkers and…
Rank this Week: 4247

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/
  • Apr 27

    Congrats to Robert Niles!

    Congrats to Robert Niles!
    We’re happy to announce that a Harvard Law School student was among ten winners of the 2016 Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition. Robert Niles is in his final year of the J.D./M.B.A. program at Harvard Law School and Harvard Business…
  • Apr 26

    Summer 2016 Access to Legal Research Databases and More

    Summer 2016 Access to Legal Research Databases and More
    Got questions about using your Bloomberg, Lexis, or Westlaw accounts over the summer?  Here’s what you need to know about using each of the legal research databases. BLOOMBERG LAW If your workplace has a Bloomberg Law account, you…
  • Apr 25

    End of year guides to Bluebook and exams succe

    End of year guides to Bluebook and exams succe
    As another academic year winds to its end, we wanted to let you know about two new library guides that HLS students may find useful. First, especially for LLM students who are finishing up their papers, but also useful for JD…
Rank this Week: 4502

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: 397

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
  • Apr 26

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Lance

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Lance
    CRIMINAL – INTIMIDATION DA 15-0329, 2016 MT 97N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. JOHN FESLER LANCE, II, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 26

    OPINION: State v. Crawford

    OPINION: State v. Crawford
    CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0207, 2016 MT 96, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROBERT LEE CRAWFORD, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Apr 26

    OPINION; Ray v. Connell

    OPINION; Ray v. Connell
    CIVIL – DEFAMATION DA 15-0543, 2016 MT 95, JERRY T. RAY, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. MARTIN R. CONNELL, Defendant and Appellee.
Rank this Week: 33

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 26

    AALL announces new product award

    AALL announces new product award
    Congratulations to Ravel Law for winning AALL’s New Product Award for its legal analytics service. Ravel FAQ here. — Joe
  • Apr 20

    Candidates for AALL Executive Board announced

    Candidates for AALL Executive Board announced
    And here they are: Vice President/President-Elect Kathleen (Katie) Brown Associate Dean for Library Services Charlotte School of Law Femi Cadmus Edward Cornell Law Librarian & Associate Dean for Library Services Cornell University Law…
  • Apr 19

    First Amendment issues that arise within the physical space of the public library

    First Amendment issues that arise within the physical space of the public library
    Applied First Amendment Jurisprudence for Public Libraries [SSRN] by Marc Lowell discusses “the historic pathway of key [First Amendment] cases that bring the relevant law regarding the physical space of the public library.”…
Rank this Week: 2642