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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Apr 20

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
    Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing. It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that…
  • Apr 20

    Inside the Lawyer’s Mind: Autonomy

    Inside the Lawyer’s Mind: Autonomy
    Following up on his previous post on lawyers’ personality traits, Ian Hu (practicePRO and Claims Prevention Counsel at LAWPRO) discusses autonomy, a trait that helps lawyers do their job but makes them poor bedfellows in a law firm…
  • Apr 20

    The Table of Public Statutes for Ontario (Detailed Legislative History Tables) Are No More

    The Table of Public Statutes for Ontario (Detailed Legislative History Tables) Are No More
    Hello! On the day that the new E-Laws site went live, I sent them an email to ask where I could find the Detailed Legislative History Tables. Here is their reply: Dear Ms. Demers: Thank you for your e-mail concerning the new e-Laws web site…
Rank this Week: 46

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing

    Publications Nominated for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing
    Every year, the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) hands out the Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing.It honours a publisher that has demonstrated excellence by publishing a work, series, website or e-product that…
  • Apr 18

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World

    April 2015 Issue of Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World
    The Governance and Recordkeeping Around the World newsletter, published by Library and Archives Canada (LAC), highlights issues pertaining to government and recordkeeping practices in the public and private sectors around the world.The…
  • Apr 18

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Upcoming Webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
    The Education Institute, the continuing education program developed by The Partnership of Provincial and Territorial Library Associations of Canada, is organizing a webinar on Library Polices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly on April…
Rank this Week: 326

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 20

    Library Week Prize Winners!

    Library Week Prize Winners!
    Thanks to everyone who participated in the Library Week survey and trivia game. The prize winners are: Scott Dailey – Westlaw Goodie Bag Alyssa Cejka – Lexis Study Aid Laura Rose Mattheis – Lexis Study Aid Victoria Knott…
  • Apr 16

    Library Week Survey and Scavenger Hunt – Reminder

    Library Week Survey and Scavenger Hunt – Reminder
    Reminder – Friday April 17, at 5:00 p.m. is the deadline for students to participate in the survey on library services and scavenger hunt, as part of our Library Week celebration. You can find the anonymous survey at…
  • Apr 12

    Happy Library Week!

    Happy Library Week!
    Happy Library Week! We will be celebrating National Library Week at the TJSL Library this week with a few events. On Monday, 4/13, at 2:00pm in the library lobby, please join us for cake to celebrate both National Library Week ……
Rank this Week: 2026

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Apr 20

    Audiobook Lovers Listen Up! Audio Samples Now on Goodread

    Audiobook Lovers Listen Up! Audio Samples Now on Goodread
    “Do you love listening to audiobooks? Now it’s even easier to choose your next audiobook thanks to the new Goodreads “Listen” feature, which will be rolled out in the coming days. We’ve added free audio samples…
  • Apr 20

    Metro Money: Growing Number of New Yorkers Are Using the Library for Office Space

    Metro Money: Growing Number of New Yorkers Are Using the Library for Office Space
    “App designer Jay Collins loves his free office space. The building features fireplaces, hardwood floors, oversize windows and oak bookcases. The Wi-Fi is excellent. The research facilities, superb. The location? Staten Island’s…
  • Apr 20

    Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive

    Library of Congress Begins Posting Its Recorded Poetry Archive
    “To celebrate National Poetry Month, the Library of Congress has posted online some 50 recordings from its Archive of Recorded Poetry and Literature, including readings and lectures by Robert Frost, Elizabeth Bishop, Gwendolyn Brooks,…
Rank this Week: 252

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
  • Apr 20

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 4/20/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinions - 4/20/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC36429 - Fulton v. Fulton ("The plaintiff...appeals from the judgment of the trial court denying his postjudgment motions for modification of child support and alimony pursuant to a…
  • Apr 20

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/20/2015

    Contract Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/20/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Contract Law Opinions Body: AC35988 - Milford Paintball, LLC v. Wampus Milford Associates, LLC ("The defendant Wampus Milford Associates, LLC, appeals from the judgment of the trial court rendered in favor of the…
  • Apr 20

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/20/2015

    Employment Law Appellate Court Opinion - 4/20/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Employment Opinions;Workers’ Compensation Opinions Body: AC36564 - Barbee v. Sysco Connecticut, LLC ("This appeal arises out of an action by the plaintiff...in which she asserts that her former employer, the…
Rank this Week: 1425

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/
  • Apr 20

    This Just In – Trying Your First Case: A Practitioner’s Guide

    This Just In – Trying Your First Case: A Practitioner’s Guide
    Getting ready to try your first case can be an exciting and stressful time. Before stepping into the courtroom, you’ll want to have reviewed more than just the local court rules. One basic resource used by practicing attorneys is Ohio…
  • Apr 17

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ice Cream?

    Ruth Bader Ginsburg Ice Cream?
    Ruth Bader Ginger ice cream? What about Sonya SotomayOreo Mint Cookie? Ben and Jerry’s ice cream has paid homage to 20 people or groups in the past according to a recent Buzzfeed article but only 2 were female. To rectify this…
  • Apr 16

    CMBA’s 2015 Medical/Legal Summit–April 17-18

    CMBA’s 2015 Medical/Legal Summit–April 17-18
    The Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association is hosting its annual Medical/Legal Summit April 17-18th The summit brings together doctors, lawyers, health care professionals and others who work in allied professions in Northeast Ohio for…
Rank this Week: 716

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
  • Apr 20

    Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform—DeKalb, IL

    Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform—DeKalb, IL
    Northern Illinois University College of Law is hosting its Faculty Symposium, Cross-Border Migration of Unaccompanied Minors: Prospects for Legislative and Policy Reform, on April 24, 2015. Topics will include the core...
  • Apr 20

    CFP: Wollo University

    CFP: Wollo University
    Wollo University School of Law is accepting abstracts for articles to be published in a two volume book. Volume One will relate to “Biotechnology, Law and Development” while Volume Two will...
  • Apr 20

    Lexxion Training: State Aid & ESI Funds—Brussels, BEL

    Lexxion Training: State Aid & ESI Funds—Brussels, BEL
    On June 8-9, 2015, Lexxion will provide training on State Aid & ESI Funds, focusing on State aid issues essential for management and implementation of EU Funds. Our excellent speakers from various...
Rank this Week: 28

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Apr 20

    A Little Technology Today

    A Little Technology Today
    Here are a few of technology developments that I thought were kind of interesting.  One is that Google will now allow a user to download all of his or her search history for all time, or at least all tracked time.  Then again,…
  • Apr 15

    Another Wrinkle in the Decline of Law School Applicant

    Another Wrinkle in the Decline of Law School Applicant
    We all know the constant year to year declines in law school applications.  The latest figures from the Law School Admission Council show it: As of 4/03/15, there are 308,871 fall 2015 applications submitted by 45,978 applicants.…
  • Apr 15

    Exam Stress And How to Cope In A Picture

    Exam Stress And How to Cope In A Picture
    It’s that time of year in academics where law students start to sweat it for their spring exams.  I remember how I would do almost anything to avoid studying.  I guess I had the cleanest apartments ever during exams.…
Rank this Week: 2259

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/
  • Apr 20

    Past Exam

    Past Exam
    A number of our law faculty have made their past exams available for students to review.  They are available through the Law Library's site under the Students link.  Access is password protected so please contact the Reference Desk…
  • Apr 17

    Study Aid

    Study Aid
    As you start to plan for studying for final exams, think about investigating the Library's Study Guides.  These guides are available on Reserve at the Library Circulation desk.   A few (relating to the UCC) are available online on…
  • Apr 16

    EU Begins Antitrust Proceedings Against Google

    EU Begins Antitrust Proceedings Against Google
    Yesterday, the European Commission initiated antitrust proceedings against Google. The Commission accuses Google of using its dominant position in the search engine market to harm competitors, by favoring its own shopping products within…
Rank this Week: 519

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
Rank this Week: 212

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
Rank this Week: 2778

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Anticipation

    Anticipation
    I have discovered that I am not like most people.  No surprise to the wife but I generally don't wait until something happens to think about what legal research tools I might use to fix or defend against something.For instance, do you…
  • Apr 13

    I'm on fire

    I'm on fire
    An information god am I.  I stake this claim because if information is power, then by virtue of my position of a master of information (i.e. a Librarian), I must be a god, right?  Can I get an amen?!?  Anyway, the point to all…
  • Apr 6

    Consequence

    Consequence
    I'm in law.  That's the field I chose to ply my skills and as a public services Librarian, I see "things."  From all things civil to all things criminal, I've seen and heard most all of it.  It should come as no surprise to me,…
Rank this Week: 1965

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    The ABA Wants YOU

    The ABA Wants YOU
    Hello law students!  Guess what?  Membership to the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division is FREE!  Yes, that's right.  Free. To join, simply navigate to the ABA website and click on the orange "Join…
  • Apr 20

    NC Pattern Jury Instructions are back online for free!

    NC Pattern Jury Instructions are back online for free!
    Those of you that have mourned the loss of online North Carolina Pattern Jury instructions through the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) and Fastcase can finally dry your tears.  The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of…
  • Apr 15

    Bloomberg Law posts summer and post-grad access policy

    Bloomberg Law posts summer and post-grad access policy
    Bloomberg Law continues to provide unlimited and unrestricted summer access to law students and six months access to recent law graduates. As always, check with your employer for work-related use. Read the post here.
Rank this Week: 3247

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

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

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    Marathon Fever - and Why Race Rules Matter

    Marathon Fever - and Why Race Rules Matter
    The Boston Marathon takes place today, and you can follow along to track the race leaders along the course. Two stories from the marathon world highlight the importance of race rules. First, the St. Louis Marathon has suffered from a young…
  • Apr 15

    Tax Day Satisfie

    Tax Day Satisfie
    You might need a snack of some sort to get you through the Internal Revenue Code, Treasury Regulations, Revenue Rulings, and the like.  So did Aimee Cvancara, who needed a Snickers to get through work one evening.  Cvancara listed the 89…
  • Apr 13

    Happy National Library Week

    Happy National Library Week
    Libraries provide all kinds of things.  Including books, ebooks, databases of journal articles, images, and music.  We also share our research expertise at reference desks and through research guides.  During national library week (April…
Rank this Week: 182

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Apr 20

    Managing Final

    Managing Final
    “Finals are here! Hooray!” said absolutely no one.  Exams stand as one of the defining moments in every law student’s academic career.  Everyone remembers them.  Nobody likes them.  I mean, what’s…
  • Apr 15

    Carrel Keys Due by May 8th

    Carrel Keys Due by May 8th
    Students, please remember to turn in carrel keys by May 8, 2015.  Deposits will be forfeited if keys are not turned in on time.  Please make sure that you clean out your carrels by May 8th as well; any items left in carrels after…
  • Apr 14

    Getting to Know Your Law Library: Megan Brown

    Getting to Know Your Law Library: Megan Brown
      One of the most public faces in the law library is Megan Brown’s.  Not only does she help fulfill all of your ILL requests, but she (wo)mans the Circulation Desk to help you with anything you need from!  We asked Megan…
Rank this Week: 1977

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • 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…
  • Mar 23

    Apply for NJLLA’s 2015 Founders Grant to Attend AALL

    Apply for NJLLA’s 2015 Founders Grant to Attend AALL
    Make this the year you energize your career! The Grants & Awards Committee encourages our members to apply for NJLLA’s 2015 Founders Grant to attend AALL’s Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, July 18-21, 2015.  This is a…
  • Mar 19

    April Meeting: Social Media and the Law Librarian

    April Meeting: Social Media and the Law Librarian
    [ April 14, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] How might you use social media to grow as a professional? To promote your library? For research and current awareness? To monitor the competition? Joyce Valenza, an Assistant Professor and Director of…
Rank this Week: 2664

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Apr 20

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                In addition to its incredible collection of law reviews, congressional documents, and international materials, HeinOnline now offers case law via Fastcase.   You can also save and bookmark…
  • Apr 16

    Economic and Banking Data from FRASER

    Economic and Banking Data from FRASER
    Have you heard of FRASER?  The Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research is a data preservation and accessibility project of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the U.S. Government Publishing Office.  The…
  • Apr 8

    Free ABA Membership for Law Student

    Free ABA Membership for Law Student
    The American Bar Association announced on Monday that it now provides free membership to law students attending ABA-approved schools.  The benefits of ABA membership are numerous and include access to ABA publications, the ABA Job Board,…
Rank this Week: 2581

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 20

    2015 Lawyer Business Leadership Award

    2015 Lawyer Business Leadership Award
    The BIALL Public Relations Committee would like to encourage members to enter the 2015 Lawyer Business Leadership Awards (formerly The Lawyer Management Awards).The Awards are designed to acknowledge the contribution made by business services…
  • Apr 14

    BIALL Bursaries available for the 2015 AALL Conference in Philadelphia!

    BIALL Bursaries available for the 2015 AALL Conference in Philadelphia!
    The BIALL Awards & Bursaries Committee will be pleased to consider applications from BIALL Members for bursaries to assist in attending the AALL Conference in Philadelphia, PA from July 18th - 21st, 2015.If you are interested in…
  • Apr 9

    Overseas Conferences - not for me?

    Overseas Conferences - not for me?
    By Marianne BarberMore of us travel overseas on holiday than ever before and yet regularly organisations struggle to interest their members in the bursaries on offer for attendance at overseas conferences. It's true, there is no such thing as…
Rank this Week: 2163

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Apr 20

    LAW LIBRARY SURVEY: WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!

    LAW LIBRARY SURVEY: WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU!
    GMUSL Students: please complete our brief annual Student Survey of Library and Technology Services. The library staff values highly student feedback to our surveys. We read the results carefully each year and make adjustments as we can.…
  • Apr 15

    HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK: FINE AMNESTY RETURNS!

    HAPPY NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK: FINE AMNESTY RETURNS!
    In honor of National Library Week, the law library’s circulation department is once again forgiving fines. Patrons who return all overdue books during National Library week (April 12-18, 2014) will be forgiven for up…
  • Apr 14

    The Lincoln Assassation Trial

    The Lincoln Assassation Trial
    On April 14, 1865, John Wilkes Booth fatally shot President Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater in Washington, DC.  Booth was shot and killed 12 days later. Eight alleged conspirators were tried before a military commission and…
Rank this Week: 2792

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/
  • Apr 20

    Leapfrog granted: The death knell for Cookson v Knowles? – Cloister

    Leapfrog granted: The death knell for Cookson v Knowles? – Cloister
    ‘It has long been the case that the multiplier in a fatal accident claim is assessed at the date of death rather than at the date of trial: Cookson v Knowles [1979] AC 556. This is unlike the position in personal injury claims with…
  • Apr 20

    Consent to treatment – Hailsham Chamber

    Consent to treatment – Hailsham Chamber
    ‘Medicine is a changing field, and the way it is practised is in many ways unrecognisable today from 30 years ago. Diagnostic techniques have improved. The technology is better. New drugs come onto the market. Patients are better…
  • Apr 20

    Key highlights from record-breaking court awarded clinical negligence trial – Cloister

    Key highlights from record-breaking court awarded clinical negligence trial – Cloister
    ‘William Latimer-Sayer highlights some points arising out of the record-breaking award in Robshaw v United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust [2015] EWHC 923 (QB).’ Full story Cloisters, 10th April 2015 Source: www.cloisters.com
Rank this Week: 4

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
  • Apr 20

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — April 20, 2015
     5 Ways to Kill Your Dreams All of us want to invent that game-changing product, launch that successful company, write that best-selling book. And yet so few of us actually do it. Brazilian entrepreneur Bel Pesce breaks down five…
  • Apr 16

    Staff Spotlight: Congratulations to Whitney Thompson

    Staff Spotlight: Congratulations to Whitney Thompson
    Congratulations to our very own Whitney Thompson for being among the four finalists for the Charlotte Chamber Young Professional Educator of the year award! Whitney is the Assistant Director of Student Success here at the Charlotte…
  • Apr 16

    Introducing Our New Core Operations Student Workers!

    Introducing Our New Core Operations Student Workers!
    Meet Safari Little and Robin Washington, the library’s newest Core Operations student workers…   Where are you from originally, and how long have you lived in Charlotte? I am originally from Shelby, NC. I currently live in…
Rank this Week: 615

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
  • Apr 20

    Recent Acquisitions, April 13 – April 20, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, April 13 – April 20, 2015
    44 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 30 from 2015: K 240 P45 2015 Spatial justice : body, lawscape, atmosphere Routledge 2015 xi, 265 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. K 2400 R82 2014 International arbitration :…
  • Apr 13

    Recent Acquisitions, April 6 – April 13, 2015

    Recent Acquisitions, April 6 – April 13, 2015
    5 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2015: K 3830 D65 2008 Principles of international investment law Oxford University Press, 2008 xliii, 433 pages ; 24 cm. Strategic legal writing : preparing persuasive…
  • Apr 8

    Historical Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada

    Historical Judgments of the Supreme Court of Canada
    Historical judgements of the Supreme Court of Canada from 1876 are available online through Lexum – http://scc-csc.lexum.com/scc-csc/scc-csc/en/1877/nav_date.do They can also be accessed on CanLII.
Rank this Week: 1069

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Apr 19

    SEC Implements Dodd-Frank Reporting and Dissemination Rules for Security-Based Swap

    SEC Implements Dodd-Frank Reporting and Dissemination Rules for Security-Based Swap
    SEC Implements Dodd-Frank Reporting and Dissemination Rules for Security-Based Swaps Posted by Kobi Kastiel, Co-editor, HLS Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation, on Sunday, April 19, 2015 [The following post comes to us from…
  • Apr 19

    SV150: Current tech boom is no dot-com bubble, experts say

    SV150: Current tech boom is no dot-com bubble, experts say
    Silicon Valley’s top public tech companies ranked, in everything from sales to taxes paid. (Dollar figures in millions.)  By Daniel J. Willis, Jeremy C. Owens and Jack Davis / Bay Area News Group – Searchable Database.…
  • Apr 19

    Guest Editorial: Social media metrics in scholarly communication

    Guest Editorial: Social media metrics in scholarly communication
    Guest Editorial: Social media metrics in scholarly communication, Stefanie Haustein, Cassidy R. Sugimoto, Vincent Larivière (Submitted on 8 Apr 2015). “Social media metrics – commonly coined as “altmetrics”…
Rank this Week: 21

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/
  • Apr 17

    Legal Milestones in Choral Music

    Legal Milestones in Choral Music
    Two upcoming choral concerts honor historic legal events.1297 copy of Magna Carta on displayin the National Archives (and the NationalArchives Featured Documents web exhibit)UW Collegium Musicum presents a musical setting of a medieval poem…
  • Apr 17

    National County Government Month #NCGM

    National County Government Month #NCGM
    "April is the cruellest month," wrote T. S. Eliot. If you're a fan of Eliot, you might be celebrating April as National Poetry Month.But April is also National County Government Month (declared by the National Association of…
  • Apr 15

    Working at the IRS; Pew on Taxe

    Working at the IRS; Pew on Taxe
    Bloomberg News has a long story looking at life inside the IRS: Devin Leonard & Richard Rubin, IRS Workers Are Miserable and Overwhelmed, April 8, 2015. The headline conveys the gist of it, but read the article to learn more about…
Rank this Week: 792

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/
  • Apr 17

    Native American law resources available electronically

    Native American law resources available electronically
    Drop by the Law Library to see the exhibit of Native American legal treatises donated to the Law Library by the Native American Law Students Association.  Native American legal resources are also available electronically in the four…
  • Apr 15

    Prepare for Summer: MA and NY Legal Research Workshop

    Prepare for Summer: MA and NY Legal Research Workshop
    Summer is quickly approaching and the BC Law Library wants to help you be prepared.  Tomorrow, Thursday, April 16th, we will be offering two fantastic workshops designed to prepare you for summer work, as well as research after law…
  • Apr 9

    Gift donation to BC Law Library from NALSA!

    Gift donation to BC Law Library from NALSA!
    NALSA, the Native American Law Students Association here at BC Law, has made a wonderful donation to the BC Law Library.  Seeking to strengthen the Law Library's collection of Native American legal materials, NALSA members Julia Koch and…
Rank this Week: 1665

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 17

    Easier access to Google Scholar

    Easier access to Google Scholar
    Do you use Google Scholar to search for articles or cases? If you do, and you use Chrome as your browser of choice, check out the newly launched Google Scholar Button extension. The extension adds a simple button next to the URL/search bar,…
  • Apr 14

    Library Abridged is Returning!

    Library Abridged is Returning!
    Look out! Hot coffee and information coming your way soon! Each Spring, librarians take a few hours to sit in the lobby, chat with students, give out free coffee, and provide some useful information. This year’s Library Abridged program…
  • Apr 9

    FREE ABA memberships for law student

    FREE ABA memberships for law student
    The ABA announced on April 6, 2015 that law students at ABA-accredited law schools are eligible to receive a free membership. Membership benefits include access to the ABA Job Board, networking opportunities, the Free Career Advice Series,…
Rank this Week: 2519

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 1797

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 17

    Researching Law Firm

    Researching Law Firm
    Today, the Career Development Office hosted a panel on how to distinguish between law firms.  During the presentation, a variety of useful research tools were mentioned, including some of the following: For more information on these…
  • Apr 16

    Update on same-sex marriage case

    Update on same-sex marriage case
    An earlier post in this blog reported on the status of the same-sex marriage cases that are pending before the U.S. Supreme Court. At that time (March 18), as noted on SCOTUSblog’s merits cases section, most of the amicus curiae briefs…
  • Apr 13

    Executive Action and Immigration – Did Obama exceed his authority?

    Executive Action and Immigration – Did Obama exceed his authority?
    The Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was begun under the Department of Homeland Securities authority to exercise prosecutorial discretion.  Now a federal judge in Texas has questioned this authority, and it is moving…
Rank this Week: 1150

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
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TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

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

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Apr 17

    Law Library Hour

    Law Library Hour
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Apr 17

    Exam period time!

    Exam period time!
    The Law Library has extended open hours during exam period, please consult the hours page for more information. Various rooms within the library are being used to take exams, so please refrain from cell phone and other conversations in the…
  • Apr 10

    ABA Publications now available on HeinOnline

    ABA Publications now available on HeinOnline
    This new HeinOnline collection, developed in partnership with the American Bar Association, provides digital access to the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals (formerly the ABA Package Plan.) Access is provided to current issues as well as…
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Apr 17

    2015 Student Library Survey: Resources and Services Update

    2015 Student Library Survey: Resources and Services Update
    In the recent student survey, we received several requests for services or resources that we already offer, and we are pleased to highlight them here. If you have additional questions about any of these, please contact any of our service…
  • Apr 15

    Interactive Tools for Exam Preparation

    Interactive Tools for Exam Preparation
    With finals approaching, don’t forget that the Library offers several interactive tools that can provide a break from reading and outlining. CALI lessons also provide feedback so that you know how well you’ve mastered a topic.…
  • Apr 14

    Law of Armed Conflict in the Twittersphere: IHL and Game of Throne

    Law of Armed Conflict in the Twittersphere: IHL and Game of Throne
      [CAUTION: mild spoiler alert!!]  Last week, April 8-11, the American Society of International Law (ASIL) held its 109th Annual Meeting here in D.C. at the nearby Hyatt Hotel. If you want to match up your love of the HBO series…
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Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 17

    New Additions to Our Law in Film Collection

    New Additions to Our Law in Film Collection
    The Pace Law Library offers Law in Film Collection to its patrons with borrowing privileges who may check these movies out at no charge for up to five days. The following are some of the recently added movies. The collection is located in the…
  • Apr 13

    Geographic Proximity to Major Legal Markets and Law Firm Partnership

    Geographic Proximity to Major Legal Markets and Law Firm Partnership
    A forthcoming article in Buffalo Law Review examines the relationship between geographic location to major legal markets and law firm partnership: This study is the first to comprehensively examine the relationship between law school attended…
  • Mar 31

    Second Annual Louis V. Fasulo 1L Moot Court Competition

    Second Annual Louis V. Fasulo 1L Moot Court Competition
    Pace Law School hosted its annual Louis V. Fasulo 1L Moot Court Competition on the weekend of March 28-29, 2015. Over 160 first year law students and over 100 Judges participated in this exciting event. The students argued the merits of a…
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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 17

    Flowering Trees. . .a Beautiful Harbinger of Spring – Pic of the Week

    Flowering Trees. . .a Beautiful Harbinger of Spring – Pic of the Week
    The following is a guest post by Kimberly Allen, our planning officer for the Law Library of Congress and editor for In Custodia Legis. Spring may well be my favorite time of year, and I believe there is nowhere more gorgeous than D.C. in the…
  • Apr 15

    Frontier Racing and Injured Pride: The Duel Between Andrew Jackson and Charles Dickinson

    Frontier Racing and Injured Pride: The Duel Between Andrew Jackson and Charles Dickinson
    One of things I enjoy about working at the Library of Congress is visiting our Manuscripts Division to read first-hand accounts of historic events. After reading a biography of Andrew Jackson, I looked through the finding aid for his papers…
  • Apr 14

    Scholar Nicholas Vincent Delivers Final Magna Carta Lecture

    Scholar Nicholas Vincent Delivers Final Magna Carta Lecture
    The Law Library recently welcomed Magna Carta expert Nicholas Vincent for its final program in the Magna Carta Lecture Series. Vincent, professor of medieval history at the University of East Anglia, gave a lively and visual presentation…
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University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Apr 17

    Happy Library Week 2015

    Happy Library Week 2015
    Happy Library Week!  The UNH Law Library celebrates National Library Week with amazing prizes, thought-provoking library quotes, games, cake, and more.  Throughout the week we've been giving away many great prizes each day. Candy,…
  • Mar 30

    Parliamentarians Celebrate!

    Parliamentarians Celebrate!
    Just what any good parliamentarian needs to ensure all deliberations are smooth, orderly and fair. "The only current authorized edition of the classic work on parliamentary procedure" is now available.  Anyone who is working with town…
  • Mar 13

    Lexis Announces Summer Password Access Rule

    Lexis Announces Summer Password Access Rule
    All UNH Law Students' LexisNexis IDs will have full access throughout the summer. Details from Lexis directly: "That's right, your law school ID will . . . Let you access Lexis Advance all summer for: read more
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VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 17

    VALL Grant Recipients!

    VALL Grant Recipients!
    Congratulations to Suzanne Corriell (4th Circuit Law Library) and Kathleen Klepfer (University of Richmond Law School Library) for being awarded VALL grants to AALL! We look forward to reading about their experiences at AALL in Philadelphia.
  • Apr 16

    VALL Spring Meeting 2015

    VALL Spring Meeting 2015
    The Spring meeting is always an exciting one because it marks the changing of the guard -- saying farewell to an outgoing president and welcoming the incoming one. About 30 VALLers met at the picturesque University of Virginia Law School to…
  • Apr 7

    President's Farewell Message

    President's Farewell Message
    Hello, VALL members! I am looking forward to seeing you at the Spring Meeting at the UVA School of Law in a few days. But before then, I just want to take this time to say a few words about what is coming up for VALL this year:VALL…
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Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Apr 17

    Recommended Books from the Recreational Reading Collection

    Recommended Books from the Recreational Reading Collection
    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. All the Light We Cannot See (Scribner 2014) Anthony Doerr LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS 3604.O34 .A77 2014 (National…
  • Apr 16

    President Abraham Lincoln Fatally Shot by John Wilkes Booth, April 14, 1865

    President Abraham Lincoln Fatally Shot by John Wilkes Booth, April 14, 1865
    The attack on President Lincoln by John Wilkes Booth came five days after General Robert E. Lee surrendered at Appomattox. Booth’s initial plot was to kidnap Lincoln and take him to Richmond, the Confederate capital. When this plot,…
  • Apr 15

    National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015

    National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015
    This week, Seattle University Law Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American…
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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 16

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc

    Update on HathiTrust govdoc
    The latest Update on HathiTrust Activities  announces that the US Federal Government Documents Initiative report is now available, reporting on the status of the Hathi govdocs initiative as well as recommendations for future action and…
  • Apr 15

    ABA Techshow starts tomorrow

    ABA Techshow starts tomorrow
    ABA Techshow takes place in Chicago April 16-18. For those of us who aren't able to attend, Attorney at Work has a "Scouting Report" on some of the highlights.  
  • Apr 13

    A brief history of technology and law

    A brief history of technology and law
    The ABA Journal recently had an article titled "100 innovations in law" that gave an interesting history of how the evolution of technology has changed the law, and the way law is practiced, over the years. The examples range from the…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Apr 16

    History of the Law Library: 1945-2015

    History of the Law Library: 1945-2015
  • Apr 7

    April 2015 Extended Hour

    April 2015 Extended Hour
    Extended Exam Hours – April 11-28, 2015 Mon. – Fri. 8:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.  
  • Apr 7

    New Books at the Law Library – April 7, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – April 7, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD1605 .O85 2008 Dominic O’Sullivan, Steven Elliott & Rafal Zakrzewski, The Law of Rescission, 2d ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KUQ350 .M38 2013 Richard Benton, Alex Frame…
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ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Apr 16

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!

    Stress Release Therapy Dogs at Zief!
    Do you need to relieve a bit of stress with exams, finals, and graduation knocking at your door? Come and play with our volunteer SF SPCA therapy dogs! They will be visiting Zief Law Library in the Student Commons Area...
  • Apr 16

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!

    National Library Week 2015 Raffle Winners!
    Zief Law Library is please to announce the six winners of the LexisNexis Study Aids! The lucky students are: Ryan Blackney, Debra Christian, Laura Whiteside, Julie Kantor, Ryan Herrera, and Parviz Iranpour. Congratulations and thanks to…
  • Apr 1

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy

    HeinOnline Boosts Search Relevancy
    HeinOnline is a great research product, but its search syntax and search algorithm have never been great. HeinOnline just announced improvements to its search algorithm, which should help new HeinOnline searchers quite a bit. First,…
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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/
  • Apr 16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/16
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlSchaghitoke Tribal Nation v. Kent School Corp. Inc. (Indian Nonintercourse Act; Lands)* State Courts…
  • Apr 3

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/03

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 4/03
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.html Petition for certiorari was file on March 23, 2015 in Oklahoma v. Hobia (Indian Gaming; Tribal Lands) * State Courts…
  • Mar 27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/27
    * U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlCrow Tribal Housing Authority v. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996;…
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Apr 16

    Top 10 Reasons to Love Your Law Library

    Top 10 Reasons to Love Your Law Library
    Like all good things, National Library Week 2015 is coming to an end. Alas. But before it’s gone, here’s a countdown of why you love us, you really love us. 10. Running low? We’ve got charging stations for your phones and…
  • Apr 3

    Law Library Holiday Hours 4/5/15

    Law Library Holiday Hours 4/5/15
    The Law Library will be closed on Easter Sunday, April 5, 2015.  Regular hours will resume on Monday, April 6, when the Library re-opens at 7:30 a.m. The full schedule of Law Library hours is available at…
  • Mar 25

    No One’s Forgetting the Alamo

    No One’s Forgetting the Alamo
    Everyone has a trigger. For Swifties, it’s erroneously calling out T.S. for poor grammar. For me, it’s saying that Tom Hagen is a superior (fictional, movie) lawyer to Atticus Finch. For Texans…well surely you remember the…
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BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Apr 16

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing
    The traditional image of the library typically involves an institution that is unchanging as the world around it changes. Some view this as dependability, others view it as obsolescence. In truth, there are many aspects of the library that…
  • Apr 2

    Jumpstart Returns!

    Jumpstart Returns!
    The extremely popular Jumpstart research program returns to the Law Library. Jumpstart sessions will be available April 7th-April 14th. The program, designed by the reference librarians, will again work towards preparing law students for…
  • Mar 27

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation
    If you are interested in researching the history of U.S. practice in international law, or the history of U.S. diplomacy more generally, there are several resources in HeinOnline and in ProQuest Congressional that can help you. U.S. practice…
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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Apr 16

    Find Fashion Law Books at Jenkin

    Find Fashion Law Books at Jenkin
    Spotlight:  spot-light Teaser:  The law…
  • Apr 10

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Bromberg and Ribstein on Partnership

    Jenkins on Your Desktop: Bromberg and Ribstein on Partnership
    Spotlight:  spot-light Teaser:  Bromberg and…
  • Apr 2

    Sports Law Titles at Jenkin

    Sports Law Titles at Jenkin
    The MLB regular season starts next week, and the Phillies play the Red Sox in their home opener on Monday, April 6, at Citizens Bank Park. Sports law is an expanding field, and Jenkins' sports law collection reflects this trend. For those…
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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 16

    Throwback Thursday: National Library Week

    Throwback Thursday: National Library Week
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistTo celebrate National Library Week (April 12-18, 2015), we have two photos, both from 1980. The first is of the Fred Parks Law Library. Well, kind of.  Our…
  • Apr 8

    Collection Spotlight - Immigration Resource

    Collection Spotlight - Immigration Resource
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!South Texas announced this week that it has received a grant from the Houston Endowmentto fund a new immigration clinic.(Announcement text)The Library has…
  • Apr 2

    Throwback Thursday: April Fool's Edition

    Throwback Thursday: April Fool's Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistIn 1985, our school newspaper, Annotations, published an April Fool’s edition which they called Amutation, proving once again that law students (and…
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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: 1260