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Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Mar 6

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Compiled Federal Legislative Histories on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Compiled Federal Legislative Histories on HeinOnline
    The U.S. Federal Legislative History Library on HeinOnline contains a U.S. Federal Legislative History Title Collection for select legislative histories, with coverage beginning with the 14th Congress (1815-1817). This library also contains…
  • Mar 6

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Alert

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Alert
    Recently, the Library of Congress announced that users can set email alerts at congress.gov. According to the LOC: “Users can elect to receive email alerts for tracking: A specific bill in the current Congress: Receive an email when…
  • Mar 6

    We're open today, Fri Mar 6

    We're open today, Fri Mar 6
    We're open today, Friday Mar 6. Hours: 8:30 am - 6:00 pm.
Rank this Week: 414

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    Canadians Create New Searchable Database of Edward Snowden Document

    Canadians Create New Searchable Database of Edward Snowden Document
    George Raine, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Information’s Master of Information program at the University of Toronto, has created the Snowden Surveillance Archive, a searchable database of all the publicly released classified…
  • Mar 4

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Titles February 2015

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Titles February 2015
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the month of February 2015 is now available on the Court website.The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials from all but…
  • Mar 3

    March 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    March 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The March 2015 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.
Rank this Week: 1070

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/
  • Mar 6

    Friday Fun: the blue/black white/gold dre

    Friday Fun: the blue/black white/gold dre
    The big news this week has been, of course, the great internet furor over whether a certain dress is blue and black or white and gold.  If you have any science geek leanings you will certainly enjoy Wired magazine's explanation of WHY…
  • Mar 4

    ProView, Westlaw's ebook platform, updated

    ProView, Westlaw's ebook platform, updated
    Thomson Reuters has announced that it is in the process of revamping their ProView ebook platform "in anticipation of further platform enancements that will launch later this year". Something to look forward to! 
  • Mar 3

    ACBA Pittsburgh Legal Journal

    ACBA Pittsburgh Legal Journal
    The Allegheny County Bar Association has put the biweekly Pittsburgh Legal Journal onto a members-only accessible site (including the past years, search box, and indexes). Even if you have a subscription, you cannot access it - you must be a…
Rank this Week: 988

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
  • Mar 6

    Women in History: Lawyers and Judge

    Women in History: Lawyers and Judge
    In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) we thought we’d try something a bit different for the blog. We asked the foreign law specialists, analysts, and interns at the Law Library of…
  • Mar 5

    Nigeria Election Laws – Global Legal Collection Highlight

    Nigeria Election Laws – Global Legal Collection Highlight
    This post is part of our Global Legal Collection Highlights series. It is election season in Nigeria.  As I noted in my recent post, barring any changes to the schedule, Nigeria will hold presidential and National Assembly elections on…
  • Mar 4

    Women in History: Elected Representative

    Women in History: Elected Representative
    In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) we thought we’d try something a bit different for the blog. We asked the foreign law specialists, analysts, and interns at the Law Library of…
Rank this Week: 129

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    So Sue Me, Sue.

    So Sue Me, Sue.
    linkMe vs. MeTUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 2015In a bizarre twist, Utah has become the first state in the nation to recognize that its citizens have the right to sue themselves. Earlier this month, the Utah Court of Appeals ruled in the case…
  • Mar 6

    Colt Python

    Colt Python
    linkWhy is the Colt Python So Popular?Around Rock Island Auction Company, collector firearms are a way of life.  Whether it's guns from the Old West, Class III machine guns, or the firearms used in any number of wars and conflicts, they…
  • Mar 3

    More Guns, Less Crime

    More Guns, Less Crime
    TALE  OF TWO CITIES----Kippis-----PaulA Tale of Two CitiesChicago, ILHouston, TXPopulation2.7 million2.15 millionMedian HH Income$38,600$37,000% African-American38.9%24%% Hispanic29.9%44%% Asian5.5%6%% Non-Hispanic…
Rank this Week: 1640

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/
  • Mar 6

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/06

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/06
    * State Courts Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/state/2015state.htmlIn re KMN (Indian Child Welfare Act - Non-compliance)* News Bulletinhttp://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/news/currentnews.html In the Tribal Jurisdiction section, we…
  • Feb 27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/27
    * U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed in Western Sky Financial v. Jackson (Arbitration; Tribal Court Exhaustion) on 2/13/15. Petition for certiorari was…
  • Feb 13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/13
    Welcome to the new Indian Law Bulletin and website.  You may want to update your bookmarks to the bulletins, which are now at http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/.  We hope that you find the new format easier to use on your mobile…
Rank this Week: 4817

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 6

    GPO announces name change, new logo

    GPO announces name change, new logo
    In recognition of their 154th anniversary, the GPO has announced their official name change to the U.S Government Publishing Office and has launched a new logo. The name change acknowledges the shift GPO has made from being primarily a…
  • Feb 25

    OBS/TS name that grant contest

    OBS/TS name that grant contest
    Posted on behalf of the OBS/TS Joint Research Grant CommitteeName that Grant Contest!Did you know that TS and OBS offer a grant to do research? Did you know that research can be as simple as evaluating an app?A recent survey says that many…
  • Feb 13

    PCC new

    PCC new
    Phase 3A of RDA changes to name authority records were completed in December 2014. Phase 3A of RDA Changes to Name Authority Records BeginsThe announcement contains details on the changes and has links to other information of interest to NACO…
Rank this Week: 4399

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/
  • Mar 6

    30 Tips for First-Year Lawyer

    30 Tips for First-Year Lawyer
        The Young Lawyers Division of the ABA has offered several webinars on 30 Tips in 30 minutes for new lawyers. A powerpoint version of the tips is available. The tips are organized by new firm orientation, interacting with…
  • Mar 6

    Say Goodbye to Dan Thomas, Assistant Director, Technology Operation

    Say Goodbye to Dan Thomas, Assistant Director, Technology Operation
    It is with great sadness that we will be saying goodbye to Dan Thomas (pictured), Assistant Director, Technology Operations. Dan has lead the IT department here at C|M|Law for several years and will be missed greatly.  While Dan is…
  • Mar 5

    This Just In: Legal Guide for Dog Owner

    This Just In: Legal Guide for Dog Owner
    Are dogs property? Are dogs allowed in parks, airplanes, restaurants or hotels? What is pet insurance? What happens if your dog is involved in a custody dispute? These are some of the issues addressed in The American Bar Association Legal…
Rank this Week: 671

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 6

    Librarians’ experiences and perceptions of Identity and Access Management

    Librarians’ experiences and perceptions of Identity and Access Management
    Librarians’ experiences and perceptions of Identity and Access Management, 2015. “Identity and access management plays a critical role in user experience. Like many core technologies, success can be defined by how well it keeps…
  • Mar 5

    Open Data Philly

    Open Data Philly
    Michael Grass, Government Executive: “If you’re looking for streets where vending is prohibited in the city of Philadelphia, the city’s newly upgraded open data portal has that information. If you’re looking for…
  • Mar 5

    The Road Towards the Establishment of the European Banking Union

    The Road Towards the Establishment of the European Banking Union
    Papanikolaou, Nikolaos I., The Road Towards the Establishment of the European Banking Union (February 28, 2015). Munich Personal RePEc Archive Paper No. 62463. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2573320 “The rising…
Rank this Week: 29

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
  • Mar 6

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/6/2015

    Family Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/6/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Family Opinions Body: AC36353 - Havis-Carbone v. Carbone ("The defendant...appeals from the postdissolution judgment rendered by the trial court granting the motion for modification filed by the self-represented…
  • Mar 2

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Property Law Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Property Law Opinions Body: AC35471 - Saggese v. Beazley Co. Realtors ("This fraudulent nondisclosure appeal arises out of claims made by the plaintiff purchaser of shoreline real property against the defendant…
  • Mar 2

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015

    Appellate Court Opinion - 3/2/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions Body: AC36647 - Harnage v. Torres ("PER CURIAM. In this appeal, the self-represented plaintiff...claims that the trial court, Cosgrove, J., improperly granted the motion for summary judgment filed by the…
Rank this Week: 789

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Mar 6

    Fun Friday Fact

    Fun Friday Fact
    Published on March 2nd, 2015 | by Carli Spina Librarians Portrayed in Comics   Graphic novel and comic book fans are book lovers, so it is no surprise that libraries and librarians are portrayed fairly frequently in all sorts of graphic…
  • Feb 27

    The New ABA Law Library Collection of Periodicals on HeinOnline

    The New ABA Law Library Collection of Periodicals on HeinOnline
      In partnership with the American Bar Association, HeinOnline has released a brand new collection which digitizes the ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals and makes the current files available to you via HeinOnline.     ABA…
  • Feb 26

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before

    Books As You’ve Never Seen Them Before
      Check out these amazing works of art carved from old books and follow through to the video on TED.    
Rank this Week: 942

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/
  • Mar 6

    Law Library Hour

    Law Library Hour
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Mar 6

    Rosetta Stone Provided by the Law Library

    Rosetta Stone Provided by the Law Library
    Starting this month, the Law Library will begin offering free access to Rosetta Stone, a leading provider of online language-learning services, to law students, faculty, and staff! Rosetta Stone is based on the idea that everyone has the…
  • Mar 5

    Library closed 3/5

    Library closed 3/5
    Due to inclement weather, the Thurgood Marshall Law Library is closed today: Thursday, March 5, 2015.
Rank this Week: 1638

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/
  • Mar 6

    Published v. Unpublished - why you care

    Published v. Unpublished - why you care
    As you have researched case law you have undoubtedly encountered a notice that a decision is "unpublished".  As you may already know, in federal court you may cite to unpublished decisions (issued after 1/1/2007 - See FRAP 32.1)…
  • Mar 5

    Law Library Closed

    Law Library Closed
    Due to inclement weather the law library is closed today. The library will be accessible to law students and faculty via swipe card access only.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Mar 4

    Healthcare Supreme Court Case: King V. Burwell

    Healthcare Supreme Court Case: King V. Burwell
    Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell.  The question presented in this landmark case is whether the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") may permissibly promulgate regulations to extend tax-credit subsidies to…
Rank this Week: 4794

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/
  • Mar 6

    New Book Review Blog: The New Rambler

    New Book Review Blog: The New Rambler
    The New Rambler: an Online Review of Books may be of interest to our community. The New Rambler “publishes reviews of books about ideas, including literary fiction” and reviews to date cover books about history, opera, and…
  • Mar 4

    New series: Scanning Nuremberg

    New series: Scanning Nuremberg
    We’re pleased to announce a new series to our blog: Scanning Nuremberg. Scanning Nuremberg will share the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes…
  • Mar 3

    New e-Resource

    New e-Resource
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day! For help efficiently navigating it all, make an appointment to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Among our newest e-resources:…
Rank this Week: 1114

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Mar 6

    This Week In Legal New

    This Week In Legal New
    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Alabama issued an order halting same-sex marriages, in spite of Federal court direction to issue licenses. Also on Tuesday, Slovenia became the eleventh nation in the European Union to recognize same-sex…
  • Mar 5

    Celebrating Women’s History Month: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

    Celebrating Women’s History Month: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
    In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month.  In recognition of this, we are taking a look back at the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.  The Act arose out of a Supreme Court case. Lilly Ledbetter was an employee at the Goodyear…
  • Mar 4

    Getting to Know Your Law Library: Rebekah Maxwell

    Getting to Know Your Law Library: Rebekah Maxwell
    In addition to teaching in the first-year Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing program, Rebekah Maxwell is the Associate Director for Library Operations.  We asked her a few questions to get to know her a little better. 1. …
Rank this Week: 1244

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Mar 6

    Reminder: Spring Semester Reference Hour

    Reminder: Spring Semester Reference Hour
  • Mar 3

    New Exhibits: Celebrating Cornell’s Sesquicentennial

    New Exhibits: Celebrating Cornell’s Sesquicentennial
    The law library has three new exhibits in the Gould Reading Room to coincide with Cornell’s Sesquicentennial celebration. The exhibits are:   Cornell at 2015: Celebrating 150 years at the Law School A showcase of memorabilia and…
  • Feb 27

    No Netflix, No Problem: House of Cards Seasons 1-2

    No Netflix, No Problem: House of Cards Seasons 1-2
    Unless you’ve been living under a pop culture rock (which in law school is highly likely) you know the third installment of the popular Netflix series House of Cards was released today. If you find yourself without a Netflix account but…
Rank this Week: 1470

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 6

    Family Justice 3.3: Automating Dispute Resolution

    Family Justice 3.3: Automating Dispute Resolution
    One of the key characteristics setting family law apart from other civil matters is the extent to which outcomes are based on a fog of factors not necessarily obvious from the plain text of the legislation. The only result I would ever…
  • Mar 6

    The Friday Fillip: Trial and Failure

    The Friday Fillip: Trial and Failure
      After many hundreds of Friday Fillips, I’m going to try something different in this space. For the next while I’m going to do a “Boz” and publish a crime novel in episodes. Those of you who read the Fillip for…
  • Mar 6

    Ontario Law Schools Working Hard to Help Students Understand and Respond to Domestic Violence

    Ontario Law Schools Working Hard to Help Students Understand and Respond to Domestic Violence
    In a February 6 article in the Toronto Star, Olivia Carville stated that Ontario law schools are failing in providing domestic violence training for their students. Unfortunately, the outcome of her article was predetermined by the narrow…
Rank this Week: 82

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
  • Mar 6

    Charlotte School of Law Partners with Haitian Foundation “Rights For All”

    Charlotte School of Law Partners with Haitian Foundation “Rights For All”
    CharlotteLaw to provide pro bono, externship, and law clinic in Haiti Charlotte School of Law has entered into a cooperative agreement with a renowned Haitian foundation in an effort to increase the access to justice for Haitian…
  • Mar 6

    Congratulations to the ABA Law Student Division Chapter!

    Congratulations to the ABA Law Student Division Chapter!
    Congratulations to the ABA Law Student Division chapter on their many successes this year. CSL was represented by more than a dozen students at the Fourth Circuit Meeting held at The William & Mary School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia.…
  • Mar 5

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Central Intelligence Agency’s Website

    ALR Student’s Corner: The Central Intelligence Agency’s Website
    The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is responsible for providing national security intelligence to US policymakers. The CIA’s website states that its mission is to “preempt threats and further US national security objectives by…
Rank this Week: 533

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/
  • Mar 6

    EVENT: University of Cambridge – EU Internet Regulation After Google Spain

    EVENT: University of Cambridge – EU Internet Regulation After Google Spain
    ‘This one-day conference, made possible as a result of a kind donation from Hogan Lovells, will explore the implications of C-131/12 Google Spain; Google v Agencia Española de Protección de Datos (AEPD), Mario Costeja…
  • Mar 6

    BAILII: Recent Decision

    BAILII: Recent Decision
    Court of Appeal (Criminal Division) JC & Ors v R. [2015] EWCA Crim 210 (26 February 2015) Akhtar v R [2015] EWCA Crim 176 (26 February 2015) Court of Appeal (Civil Division) Smyth v The Secretary of State for Communities And Local…
  • Mar 6

    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG – WLR Daily

    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG – WLR Daily
    Integral Petroleum SA v SCU-Finanz AG [2015] EWCA Civ 144; [2015] WLR (D) 97 ‘Where a contract had been signed by only one of a company’s two joint signatories, the question of whether the company was bound by the contract was…
Rank this Week: 5

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Mar 6

    The new age of intranets: publishing and content

    The new age of intranets: publishing and content
    Last month I wrote a blog post called "The new age of intranets" which referenced an article published by CMS Wire called "The new age of intranets: planning and corporate communications" little did I know that these was the first in a series…
  • Mar 5

    Are you following the herd?

    Are you following the herd?
    I've been following the Above and Beyond KM Blog which is written by V Mary Abraham for some time now. In fact I can remember reading blog posts from this blog in my very first role in a law firm, which was some time ago now!Often V Mary…
  • Mar 3

    Finding the right fit for an enterprise social network

    Finding the right fit for an enterprise social network
    A lot has been written about the value that enterprise social networks (ESN's) can bring to organisations. From breaking down information silos, enabling individuals to ask and answer questions and improving the flow of communication within…
Rank this Week: 4401

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Mar 6

    Dred Scott Decision Announced by the U.S. Supreme Court, March 6, 1857

    Dred Scott Decision Announced by the U.S. Supreme Court, March 6, 1857
    The infamous Dred Scott case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court after winding through trials and appeals in both state and federal courts. By the time it reached the Court, the main issues were whether the Court had jurisdiction and…
  • Mar 5

    Fending Off the Sharks: The Fight to Keep Consumer Protections in Payday Lending

    Fending Off the Sharks: The Fight to Keep Consumer Protections in Payday Lending
    Social Justice Monday – March 2, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern Would you take out a loan with an APR of 391%? That’s what thousands of low and moderate income people end up having to do to cover unexpected…
  • Mar 4

    Today in Legal History: Constitution Goes into Effect

    Today in Legal History: Constitution Goes into Effect
    The Constitutional Convention was the result of intense negotiation and compromise, although it is said that George Washington, who was president of the assembly, spent much of that time fishing. One of the central controversies was the form…
Rank this Week: 420

Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    Caught Another Possum, This Time "Playing Possum"

    Caught Another Possum, This Time "Playing Possum"
    Its been 15 months since I last trapped a possum; in 2013 I trapped three at our house and one at a neighbor's place. And a few have passed through mooching on the outside cats' food, but I wasn't able to trap them and they moved on.But…
  • Feb 23

    Protest Banner, with U.S. Code (Mis-) Citation

    Protest Banner, with U.S. Code (Mis-) Citation
    I saw these hand-made banners riding my bike around before Mardi Gras: Looking closer, I noticed a U.S. Code citation - how helpful! But there is no 8 U.S. Code 1234a! But Googling that, it was probably supposed to be a cite to: 8…
  • Dec 11

    2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Post-Mortem

    2014 Atlantic Hurricane Season Post-Mortem
    The 2014 season ended last week and it was even quieter than the 2013 season, with the “fewest tropical cyclones and fewest named storms since 1997” (see Weather.Com).And, now for nine years running, no Category 3 storm or greater…
Rank this Week: 1230

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/
  • Mar 5

    The Law Library Opens at 11am on Friday, March 6

    The Law Library Opens at 11am on Friday, March 6
    We'll close at midnight, our regularly scheduled time.
  • Mar 5

    The Law Library is Closed Today, Thursday, March 5

    The Law Library is Closed Today, Thursday, March 5
    The Law Library is closed today. Alderman Library is currently reporting that they will be open from 10am to 10pm. Check the U.Va. Emergency Information web page for updates.
  • Feb 26

    The Constitute Project

    The Constitute Project
    Tunisia, Egypt, Fiji, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Libya, South Sudan and Hungary have all produced new constitutions in the past few years. Each of these constitutions arose in different political circumstances, but how, in general, does a nation…
Rank this Week: 1598

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

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

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 447

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

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

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 1119

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Mar 5

    Bestlaw: Chrome Extension for WestlawNext

    Bestlaw: Chrome Extension for WestlawNext
    Earlier this week, BLAWg IN Bloom, the Indiana Law Library Blog, had an interesting post that could be of great help to Brooklyn Law School faculty and students who use WestlawNext. Titled Legal Research Tech Tool: Bestlaw, the post discusses…
  • Mar 4

    Staying Current Using Legal Blogs and More – A Good Practice for Both Lawyers and Law Student

    Staying Current Using Legal Blogs and More – A Good Practice for Both Lawyers and Law Student
    In order to adequately represent their clients, lawyers have an ethical obligation to “stay current.”  In short, this means lawyers should be aware of the current state of the law in both their specialty practice areas and…
  • Feb 27

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    The Library hours for the BLS spring recess are: Saturday, March 7:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 8:  10am – 10pm Monday, March 9 – Saturday, March 14:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 15:  10am – 12am…
Rank this Week: 5005

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Mar 5

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie
    This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history of Anglo-American law. The Yale Law Library, home to the…
  • Feb 18

    Sources For Statistical Data

    Sources For Statistical Data
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Sources For Statistical Data February 25th / YLS room 128 @3:10PM This workshop will showcase commonly used sources of federal government and private industry data.   Covered…
  • Feb 16

    Library Tip: ExpressO Law Review Submission Service

    Library Tip: ExpressO Law Review Submission Service
    ExpressO is a law review submission service of bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) by which scholars may manage and track paper submissions to multiple journals. The great majority of law reviews accept submissions either through ExpressO or…
Rank this Week: 435

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Mar 5

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie
    This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history of Anglo-American law. The Yale Law Library, home to the…
  • Mar 4

    Puzzles: Wedded bliss in the scrap heap

    Puzzles: Wedded bliss in the scrap heap
    Forget little bottles of bubbles or bags of candy, couples getting married in early-modern Germany printed books to celebrate the wedding.
  • Feb 11

    Welcome to our 2015 Rare Book Fellow!

    Welcome to our 2015 Rare Book Fellow!
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library welcomes Anna Franz as its 2015 Rare Book Fellow. Anna is our second Rare Book Fellow. She earned a Master’s in Library & Information Science from Wayne State University. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in…
Rank this Week: 749

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Mar 5

    A Few Books for Spring Break Reading

    A Few Books for Spring Break Reading
    Inspired by the blog at Mugar Library, here are a few books you might consider for reading for pleasure, diversion, inspiration–whether you’re heading for warmer climes or hanging out in Boston while the snow (hopefully)…
  • Mar 4

    Biographies of the Justice

    Biographies of the Justice
    Like most law school libraries, the Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries collect books about Supreme Court Justices, including biographies and analyses of their jurisprudence. New titles about the members of the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts…
  • Mar 3

    Finding the Best Way Certification Cla

    Finding the Best Way Certification Cla
    Is tomorrow! at 9 and 1 in room 335. Thursday! at 1 in room 335. Friday! at noon in room 335. See you there!
Rank this Week: 1811

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/
  • Mar 5

    Throwback Thursday: Women in Law Edition (part 1)

    Throwback Thursday: Women in Law Edition (part 1)
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistSouth Texas School of Law Yearbook, 1928-1929, p. 10.March is Women’s History Month. It is fitting, therefore, that our first Throwback post of the month is of…
  • Mar 4

    Collection Spotlight - Texas Declaration of Independence Edition

    Collection Spotlight - Texas Declaration of Independence Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Texas formally declared independencefrom Mexico on March 2, 1836.The Library's collection is rich with materials inTexas history and Texas legal history.For…
  • Feb 26

    Throwback Thursday: Go Texan Memorial Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Go Texan Memorial Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThe Dons of South Texas: Professor Mussleman, an unknown staff member, Dean Bill Wilks, and Dean Sandra DeGraw, March, 1994.Tomorrow, Friday, February 27,…
Rank this Week: 4125

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Mar 5

    Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance: Limited License Legal Technicians in Oregon

    Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance: Limited License Legal Technicians in Oregon
    Visit Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites for a news update on limited license legal technicians, including a link to the Oregon State Bar’s Board of Governors report: “Three Notable Updates on Non-Lawyers Providing Legal…
  • Feb 26

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)
    King County (Seattle, Washington) Law Library: Position Announcement: Public Services Attorney (link to full job description) Excerpt: “The Public Law Library of King County is proud to announce a new full-time, benefit position of…
  • Feb 26

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position
    Interested in finding out if you like being or working in law libraries? Curious about how law libraries are different from other types of libraries? Willing to shelve and shift books? Visit the Marion County Volunteer Opportunities webpage…
Rank this Week: 3514

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
  • Mar 5

    Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance: Limited License Legal Technicians in Oregon

    Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance: Limited License Legal Technicians in Oregon
    Visit Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites for a news update on limited license legal technicians, including a link to the Oregon State Bar’s Board of Governors report: “Three Notable Updates on Non-Lawyers Providing Legal…
  • Feb 26

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)
    King County (Seattle, Washington) Law Library: Position Announcement: Public Services Attorney (link to full job description) Excerpt: “The Public Law Library of King County is proud to announce a new full-time, benefit position of…
  • Feb 26

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position
    Interested in finding out if you like being or working in law libraries? Curious about how law libraries are different from other types of libraries? Willing to shelve and shift books? Visit the Marion County Volunteer Opportunities webpage…
Rank this Week: 174

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Mar 5

    Superbrowse Option on WestlawNext

    Superbrowse Option on WestlawNext
    WestlawNext recently announced a new "superbrowse" feature, which pulls together summaries of a statute or regulation's entire chapter or subchapter text for you to review. When viewing a statute or regulation, click on the…
  • Jan 29

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored

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

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
Rank this Week: 1873

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Mar 5

    Things to do in the Springtime in Atlanta

    Things to do in the Springtime in Atlanta
    by Murtaza Khwaja Springtime in Atlanta! One of the most beautiful times of year in the city is marked with not only a re-blossoming of flowers and return of color but also a vast array of events, festivals, shows etc. From the time-honored…
  • Mar 3

    Listen to Cases and Treatises on the Go!

    Listen to Cases and Treatises on the Go!
    Interested in listening to cases during your morning commute? How about freshening up your knowledge with chapters from a treatise or hornbook during your afternoon run? When juggling hefty casebooks or attempting to use your iPad on your run…
  • Feb 23

    Fair Use Week

    Fair Use Week
    This week, the Law Library and University Library are celebrating national Fair Use Week. This annual celebration highlights the doctrine of fair use, which is one of the exceptions of U.S. copyright law that allows teachers, students,…
Rank this Week: 2217

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
  • Mar 5

    Call for Speakers & Symposium: “How Money (in politics) Matters”–Cleveland, OH

    Call for Speakers & Symposium: “How Money (in politics) Matters”–Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State Law Review will be holding its Spring Symposium on April 17, 2015. The Law Review is soliciting presenters to participate in the Symposium....
  • Mar 5

    Global Conference on Environmental Taxation–Sydney, AU

    Global Conference on Environmental Taxation–Sydney, AU
    The 16th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET) will be held on September 23-26, 2015 at the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. The theme for...
  • Mar 4

    March 5, 2015 Colloquia/Workshop

    March 5, 2015 Colloquia/Workshop
    Yale Law School – Workshop in Law & Finance Eric Hilt (Wellesley College) to present Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States.
Rank this Week: 40

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: 723

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/
  • Mar 5

    Bloomberg BNA Launches Big Law Business Community Website

    Bloomberg BNA Launches Big Law Business Community Website
    Toby Brown and I got a sneak peek yesterday at Bloomberg BNA's new Big Law Business community site, and we liked what we saw. We all know that Big Law is big business, but there are very few resources out there from vendors that cover current…
  • Mar 2

    Movin' On Up!

    Movin' On Up!
    The legal market consolidated a bit more today in Canada as DLAPiper LLP announced that Davis LLP will be joining the Swiss verein's North American arm as its newest member firm in April 2015.  The Am Law Daily, summed up the change in…
  • Feb 27

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??
    Okay... it's Friday. It's snowing in Dallas, and it's a bit slow around the office. But, when I saw that Reed Elsevier was going to change its name to RELX, I thought maybe it was a joke to draw attention away from the black/blue vs.…
Rank this Week: 461

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 5

    Utah library helping to feed hungry children

    Utah library helping to feed hungry children
    “Libraries are a haven for many, including children and teens who need a safe place to go after school. Located within walking distance of several schools, the Utah Kearns Library, part of Salt County Library System, harbors 50-100…
  • Mar 5

    Stanford Library known as “UGLI” gets Levelled

    Stanford Library known as “UGLI” gets Levelled
    “Perhaps no building on any college campus has ever been so deserving of its acronym as the undergraduate library (UGLI) at Stanford University. Put up in the regrettable college architecture era of the 1960s, UGLI, is formally…
  • Mar 5

    Meet the Editors Fighting Racism and Sexism on Wikipedia

    Meet the Editors Fighting Racism and Sexism on Wikipedia
    “WIKIPEDIA’S GOAL IS to democratize the consumption and creation of knowledge. But dig into just who is creating content on Wikipedia—not to mention what kind of content they’re creating—and you’ll find…
Rank this Week: 432

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/
  • Mar 5

    Judge Mary Louise Kla

    Judge Mary Louise Kla
    As Women’s History Month begins this week, it is timely to consider women who have shaped our judicial district. Just as people have noted that our historic judge portrait collection contains no non-white members, it is equally true…
  • Feb 25

    Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950)

    Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950)
    Earlier this month the Ramsey County Bar Association presented a CLE seminar: Leadership for Social Justice. As part of that seminar, the quiet leadership of Charles Hamilton Houston was highlighted. To close out African American History…
  • Feb 12

    Indigent Defense

    Indigent Defense
    The Pioneer Press recently featured the work of First Judicial District public defender Lauri Traub in defending Brian Fitch Sr.  Mr. Fitch was convicted earlier this month of first degree murder in the death of police officer…
Rank this Week: 3290

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/
  • Mar 5

    Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Underway

    Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Underway
    Our previous coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing covered civil liability for defamation, the right to privacy, and criminal procedure. The trial finally started (after several motions to change venue over concerns about the ability to…
  • Mar 3

    The Latest in Copyright Litigation---A Round-up

    The Latest in Copyright Litigation---A Round-up
    Copyright infringement litigation is ubiquitous, perhaps because infringement is a relatively easy claim to allege, and there are big stakes so damages can be significant. From an economics perspective, the statutory damages rate…
  • Feb 26

    Heads Up! National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7

    Heads Up! National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7
    How many heads tall is the average man? What on earth kind of measurement is "a head?" Or a bushel? Or a fortnight? You know we love weights and measures here at the Moritz Law Library, and its a more pressing topic as drug laws…
Rank this Week: 2131

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2015-2016 - Invitation for Nomination

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2015-2016 - Invitation for Nomination
    Under the Constitution, there are annual elections for the posts of President and President Elect, which, in both cases, are for a duration of one year.  The current President Elect, Karen Palmer, will be elected as President if there…
  • Mar 2

    The BIALL Blog - new look and feel

    The BIALL Blog - new look and feel
    Notice anything different about the BIALL blog?We've refreshed the look with the BIALL colours and have a more dynamic layout for you to view posts.  The aim is to integrate it more fully with the website in due course.To subscribe to…
  • Feb 26

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate
    Nominations for the coveted BIALL Legal Journals Award for 2015 close at the end of Monday 9 March 2015, so a little under two weeks remain for you to play your important part in:Recognising and rewarding excellence in legal serials…
Rank this Week: 4398

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Mar 4

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance March 7, 2015

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance March 7, 2015
    There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library on March 7, 2015 at 5pm for up to 3 hours. We apologise for any inconvenienced caused during this period as access  will be disrupted.  
  • Mar 4

    Law Journals – Table of contents (March, 2015)

    Law Journals – Table of contents (March, 2015)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Feb 25

    ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015

    ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015
    On March 1, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of the products. The window is scheduled to begin at 11 AM and will last for five  hours. During…
Rank this Week: 114

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/
  • Mar 4

    Spring Break 2015 Hour

    Spring Break 2015 Hour
    Spring Break is just around the corner, and while you all stay home to study or vacation someplace colder (we’re looking at you, Ms. Visiting-family-in-Chicago and Mr. Skiing-in-Utah), the library will be opening a little later and…
  • Mar 3

    Law Library Closing at 9:30pm on Thursday, March 5th

    Law Library Closing at 9:30pm on Thursday, March 5th
    Due to a planned power outage, the Law Library will be closing at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The All Night Study Room will be unavailable. We will reopen at 7:00 a.m. Friday morning. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Feb 2

    Reminder: Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

    Reminder: Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research
    Do you want to win $500?  How about $250?  Would you like to have your work displayed in the Faculty Publications Display Case?  How about all the pats on the back you will get from family and friends if you win this…
Rank this Week: 1482

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Mar 4

    CS-SIS survey

    CS-SIS survey
    The Communications Committee is looking for feedback from the membership.  Please let us know how you'd like us to stay in touch and let you know what's happening by taking this short 9 question survey:…
  • Jan 29

    Smartwatches in the library?

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

    Skills Refresh

    Skills Refresh
    This is the time of year to be thankful that we have the opportunity (or perhaps just inclination) to work with a variety of technologies in law libraries. It can also be a good time to take stock of your current skill development and…
Rank this Week: 1641

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 4

    Library Spring Break Hour

    Library Spring Break Hour
    The library will be on shorter hours next week for spring break. Our hours will be: Friday, March…
  • Mar 2

    Where do you look when you look for scholarly full text environmentally related articles?

    Where do you look when you look for scholarly full text environmentally related articles?
    When it comes to researching in environmental articles, there’s a great resource you can’t miss. We recently added a new full text database to our environmental database collection.  It is Environment Complete by EBSCO.…
  • Feb 27

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15
    On February 28, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of their products. The window is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and will last for…
Rank this Week: 1270