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Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Dec 3

    Alice Drummond Dead: ‘Awakenings,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Actress Dies at 88

    Alice Drummond Dead: ‘Awakenings,’ ‘Ghostbusters’ Actress Dies at 88
    “Although it is brief, perhaps her most famous role is in “Ghostbusters” playing the librarian who is terrified when books and pages begin to fly off the shelves. Later in the film she is comically interrogated by Bill…
  • Dec 3

    Libraries and archives fear Feds may press them for more user data

    Libraries and archives fear Feds may press them for more user data
    “Chalk up another group concerned about privacy and data security issues: libraries and archives.This week, the San Francisco-based Internet Archive announced a drive to raise $5 million to set up a mirror repository of the entire…
  • Nov 30

    ALA announces winners of the 2016 I Love My Librarian Award

    ALA announces winners of the 2016 I Love My Librarian Award
    “Today 10 librarians from across the country were honored with this year’s I Love My Librarian Award. The winning librarians were recognized for their exceptional contributions to transforming lives and communities through…
Rank this Week: 383

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/
  • Dec 2

    Gender differences in law school

    Gender differences in law school
    Bloomberg Law blog has an interesting post that looks at gender differences in law school attendance. They point out that although almost half of law school students today are female, this is a national average and conceals an interesting…
  • Nov 30

    Cornell Law offers "legal research clinic" opportunity for law student

    Cornell Law offers "legal research clinic" opportunity for law student
    Cornell Law School has a new legal clinic called the "Cornell Legal Research Clinic," a three credit course offered through their Law Library. Students enrolled in the clinic help local residents, nonprofit organizations and entrepreneurs who…
  • Nov 29

    MIT report on the future of librarie

    MIT report on the future of librarie
    Inside Higher Education reports that MIT has published a preliminary report that is the culmination of a yearlong initiative at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to study "how the MIT libraries ought to evolve to best advance the…
Rank this Week: 784

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 2

    Federal Rules: What's New For December 2016

    Federal Rules: What's New For December 2016
    On December 1, changes to the federal rules of general application become effective, if they are adopted by the U.S. Supreme Court and submitted to Congress before May 1. This year, the U.S. Supreme Court has adopted amendments to selected…
  • Nov 21

    Judge for Yourself

    Judge for Yourself
    Data analytics are a rapidly-growing feature in legal research services. From the intellectual property predictive analysis in Lex Machina (now owned by LexisNexis) to the recently-unveiled Bloomberg Law Litigation Analytics, many legal…
  • Nov 15

    Indecent Exposure

    Indecent Exposure
    This weekend's episode of Saturday Night Live sounded a little different to viewers in the Raleigh-Durham market served by NBC affiliate WRAL-TV. Host Dave Chappelle's monologue featured several ten-second audio drops, omitting entire…
Rank this Week: 3968

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Dec 2

    Revenge Porn: Taking Trolls to Court

    Revenge Porn: Taking Trolls to Court
    An article in a recent issue of The New Yorker features Brooklyn Law School alum Carrie Goldberg, Class of 2007, as a leader in the crusade against non-consensual pornography, also called “revenge porn.” A founder of the Brooklyn…
  • Dec 1

    Library Hours & Study Room Reservations During Exam

    Library Hours & Study Room Reservations During Exam
    Library hours for the reading and exam period, Thursday, December 8th – Thursday, December 22th, are 8:00am – 2:00am. The circulation desk will close at 12:00am every night during this period. On Friday, December 23rd we will be…
  • Nov 15

    Thanksgiving Library Hour

    Thanksgiving Library Hour
    The BLS Library 2016 Thanksgiving Schedule Wednesday 11/23                  9:00 am – 10:00 pm Thursday …
Rank this Week: 118

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
  • Dec 2

    Edith Sampson – Pic of the Week

    Edith Sampson – Pic of the Week
    Saturday, December 3, marks the fifty-fourth anniversary of the day that Edith Spurlock Sampson was sworn in as the first African-American female judge. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1901, she graduated from high school and the New York…
  • Dec 1

    Music and the Law, Part 1

    Music and the Law, Part 1
    The following post is cross posted on the In the Muse: Performing Arts Blog. As much as I love Christmas carols, I’m usually tired of them by mid-December as they seem to have been playing continuously since before…
  • Nov 30

    An Interview with Carla Davis-Castro, Librarian

    An Interview with Carla Davis-Castro, Librarian
    Today’s interview is with Carla Davis-Castro.  Carla is a librarian who has been working on our Indigenous Law Portal. Describe your background. I am a Salvadoran American from North Carolina who loves living in DC.…
Rank this Week: 319

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/
  • Dec 2

    Owl Naming Contest

    Owl Naming Contest
    Hello C|M|Law! A lot of you are aware we have a new campus resident–an owl!  The owl has taken up residence in a tree right outside the law library.  You can see the owl from the first and second floors of the library at the…
  • Dec 1

    Campus Safety During Exam

    Campus Safety During Exam
    Staying extra late at the library to study for exams? Don’t forget about the important safety services available on campus. The CSU Police Department’s Campus Escort Service can walk you to and from your vehicle 24/7, and can be…
  • Nov 30

    REMINDER: LAST DAY TO ENTER THE LAW LIBRARY CONTEST

    REMINDER: LAST DAY TO ENTER THE LAW LIBRARY CONTEST
    Thanks to all who participated in our “The Other Guys” Demos and read our blog posts!  Now is the time for our last “The Other Guys” contest for the semester on the U.S. Supreme Court Records and Briefs…
Rank this Week: 661

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Dec 2

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past - Forensic Friday

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past - Forensic Friday
    The following few photos recall the FPLC Library of the 1970s and early 1980s.  Some of you may remember the beautiful decor.  The entrance photos you see below were taken when the main entrance to the library was on the ground…
  • Dec 1

    Bartow Copyright Collection : Is that Copyright Gone with the Wind?

    Bartow Copyright Collection : Is that Copyright Gone with the Wind?
      Defendant publisher Houghton Mifflin owned the rights to the 2001 novel The Wind Done Gone (TWDG), which was based on and critiqued Margaret Mitchell’s well-known 1936 novel Gone With The Wind (GWTW). Plaintiff Suntrust Bank,…
  • Nov 22

    Bartow Copyright Collection : What's The Seinfeld Aptitude Test (The SAT) Score?

    Bartow Copyright Collection : What's The Seinfeld Aptitude Test (The SAT) Score?
    Plaintiff Castle Rock Entertainment, Inc. owned the copyrights for the entire Seinfeld television series. Defendants, author Beth B. Golub and publisher Carol Publishing Group, Inc., released a book titled The Seinfeld Aptitude Test (The…
Rank this Week: 3328

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Dec 2

    Is your job taking you to a new country or city? Still looking for a job?

    Is your job taking you to a new country or city? Still looking for a job?
    GoinGlobal has released a new interface! In addition to being a great place to start your job search, GoinGlobal features city and country guides to help those relocating to learn about the new environment. The unique H1B search allows users…
  • Nov 28

    Bloomberg Law’s Tax Practice Center & Lexis.com Retire in December

    Bloomberg Law’s Tax Practice Center & Lexis.com Retire in December
    Bloomberg Law: Tax will soon replace the Tax Practice Center. Starting on December 1, when you select “Tax” from the Practice Centers menu, you will be directed to Bloomberg Law: Tax, where you can access tax research content…
  • Nov 28

    Preparing for Exam

    Preparing for Exam
    As you begin to prepare for exams, supplement your assigned readings and review of past exams with study aids found in the library. Study aids can clarify confusing concepts and even provide practice questions for your review. A variety of…
Rank this Week: 2682

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

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

    Today in Legal History: EPA Formed

    Today in Legal History: EPA Formed
    The EPA was established on December 2, 1970, under the administration of Richard Nixon.  The EPA took over responsibilities previously handled by the Department of the Interior, the Department of Agriculture, the Department of Health,…
  • Nov 29

    Today in Legal History: Coffee Rationed

    Today in Legal History: Coffee Rationed
    To aid the war effort, the United States rationed coffee on November 28, 1942.  After a long eight months, the ration ended on July 28, 1943.  While Americans generally had it much easier than residents of other Allied countries,…
  • Nov 22

    Social Justice Monday – Election 2016: Its Aftermath and the Continuing Need for Washington’s Voting Rights Act

    Social Justice Monday – Election 2016: Its Aftermath and the Continuing Need for Washington’s Voting Rights Act
    Social Justice Monday – Election 2016: Its Aftermath and the Continuing Need for Washington’s Voting Rights Act November 21, 2016 Last Tuesday’s election was the first since the United States Supreme Court struck down the…
Rank this Week: 489

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Dec 2

    Access to the Civil Justice System in Canada Is a Concern According to Data From the 2016 World Justice Project Rule of Law Index

    Access to the Civil Justice System in Canada Is a Concern According to Data From the 2016 World Justice Project Rule of Law Index
    According to the most recent World Justice Project Rule of Law Index, Canada ranks 12th overall out of 113 countries included in the survey. Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden and the Netherlands rank 1st to 5th, respectively. Canada’s…
  • Dec 1

    Who Will You Nominate for the 2016 Clawbies?

    Who Will You Nominate for the 2016 Clawbies?
    It’s December, and you know what that means: it’s Clawbies season! That’s right, it’s time to start nominating blogs for the 11th annual Canadian Law Blog Awards. As always, you can get all the details over at…
  • Dec 1

    Proposed Nova Scotia Accessibility Legislation

    Proposed Nova Scotia Accessibility Legislation
    On November 2, 2016, the Nova Scotia government proposed accessibility legislation to promote equality of opportunity and increase the inclusion and participation of Nova Scotians who have disabilities or functional limitations in all areas…
Rank this Week: 105

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 7

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Dec 1

    2014 Statistics of U.S. Businesse

    2014 Statistics of U.S. Businesse
    “This release includes single-year estimates of the number of firms, number of establishments, employment and annual payroll. Statistics are presented by Metropolitan Statistical Area, county and Legal Form of Organization. Internet…
  • Dec 1

    Gallup – Trump’s Policy Proposals and Public Opinion

    Gallup – Trump’s Policy Proposals and Public Opinion
    Frank Newport – “As is true for any presidential candidate, Donald Trump made a significant number of promises throughout his more-than-yearlong campaign for the presidency. With less than two months to go before he takes office,…
  • Dec 1

    Paper – Equitable Defenses in the Age of Statute

    Paper – Equitable Defenses in the Age of Statute
    Anenson, T. Leigh, Equitable Defenses in the Age of Statutes (November 6, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2877457 “The Supreme Court’s pending decision in SGA Hygiene Products Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby…
Rank this Week: 21

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 1

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

    December 2016 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The December 2016 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • Nov 30

    Statistics Canada Report on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Force

    Statistics Canada Report on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Force
    Stratistics Canada released a report earlier this week on Sexual Misconduct in the Canadian Armed Forces, 2016:"From April to June, 2016, active Regular Force and Primary Reserve members were invited to complete an electronic questionnaire…
  • Nov 29

    ABA Journal 10th Annual Blawg 100 List

    ABA Journal 10th Annual Blawg 100 List
    The ABA Journal has released its 10th annual list of "the 100 most compelling" law-related blogs, otherwise known as the Blawg 100.It has also published an article on What bloggers told us about the state of the legal blogosphere.
Rank this Week: 904

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 2066

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Dec 1

    Litigation Trial Practice

    Litigation Trial Practice
    Have a trial coming up on Monday and can’t make it to Jenkins before the weekend?  Luckily you have access to litigation trial practice materials through Jenkins’ Member Databases.Law Journal Press* is one of the Jenkins…
  • Nov 30

    Women of Distinction Awards (PBJ)

    Women of Distinction Awards (PBJ)
    Jennifer Brandt, Co-chair of the Family Law Group, Cozen O'Connor Lori Lasher, Partner, Reed Smith LLP Members of Jenkins recognized by the Philadelphia Business Journal as Women of Distinction . "These are businesswomen who are…
  • Nov 22

    Purdon's Chronological Table of Pennsylvania Law

    Purdon's Chronological Table of Pennsylvania Law
    When you see a reference to "Act 47 of 1987" can you easily find the current version as incorporated in the statutory code? Just look in Purdon's Chronological Table of Pennsylvania Laws.One of the many additional features of Purdon's…
Rank this Week: 100

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 3973

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/
  • Dec 1

    “What Is a Looseleaf and How Can It Possibly Help Me De-Stress During Finals?”

    “What Is a Looseleaf and How Can It Possibly Help Me De-Stress During Finals?”
    The answer can be found in the Study Break area in the Moritz Law Library, located between the reference desk and the public access computers on the 2nd floor. Turn off your brain for a while. In this area you’ll find materials for a…
  • Nov 7

    The Trial of Queen Caroline – A New Addition to the Moritz Law Library’s Stotter Collection

    The Trial of Queen Caroline – A New Addition to the Moritz Law Library’s Stotter Collection
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->During a recent visit to the Moritz College of Law, Moritz alum Lawrence H. Stotter ’58 presented the Moritz Law Library with a new addition to the Law Library’s Stotter Collection: five…
  • Nov 3

    Study Aids and Interactive Lessons at the Moritz Law Library

    Study Aids and Interactive Lessons at the Moritz Law Library
    As we enter the final months of the semester, consider checking out the print and online study aids available through the Moritz Law Library. West Academic's online Study Aids collection includes over 500 titles, including Nutshells,…
Rank this Week: 381

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
  • Dec 1

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    USC Gould School of Law Hilary Schor, USC Gould School of Law, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series:Can You Forgive Him?: Jed Rubenfeld, Sexual Consent, and the Useful...
  • Nov 30

    Colloquia/Workshop

    Colloquia/Workshop
    Vanderbilt University Law School Funmi Arewa, Professor of Law, University of California Irvine, presents today as part of the Faculty Workshop Series.
  • Nov 29

    CFP: Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation

    CFP: Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation
    The Journal of Trafficking and Human Exploitation invites papers from interested scholars. Those interested in submitting an entry for their third issue are encouraged to submit a manuscript at www.jthex.com...
Rank this Week: 36

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Nov 30

    Final

    Final
    We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams … Continue…
  • Oct 31

    New Color Printer in the Law School

    New Color Printer in the Law School
    There is a color printer in the law school for student and community use. This printer is a BYU Pharos printer (named BYU Public Color), and it works like the other BYU Pharos printers across campus. It is in the printing ……
  • Aug 17

    Welcome, Class of 2019!

    Welcome, Class of 2019!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2019 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
Rank this Week: 206

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

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

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Nov 30

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016

    AMENDED OPINION – November 30, 2016
    State v. Mayes DA 15-0371 2016 MT 305 Criminal – Dangerous Drug
  • Nov 30

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 29, 2016
    Estate of A.H.E. DA 16-0304 2016 MT 315N Civil – Guardian/Conservator State v. R. Kampf DA 15-0570 2016 MT 314N Criminal – Justice Court Appeal McCrorie v. Franz DA 16-0046 2016 MT 313N Civil – Injunction Wiggins v.…
  • Nov 23

    OPINIONS – November 22, 2016

    OPINIONS – November 22, 2016
    Estate of Brock DA 15-0800 2016 MT 304N Civil – Probate State v. Coulter DA 15-0587 2016 MT 303N Criminal – Sexual Assault Byorth et al. v. USAA DA 16-0013 2016 MT 302 Civil – Breach of Contract J C Moodie v. Deck DA 16-0051…
Rank this Week: 17

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

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

    Anyone Order a Pizza?

    Anyone Order a Pizza?
    First Week Pizza Survey Results For the tenth consecutive year the Mendik Library surveyed 1Ls during First Week about some of their digital inclinations. Below is a quick summary of the results.  You can see the survey questions and the…
  • Nov 7

    New Digital Collection—Slavery in America and the World

    New Digital Collection—Slavery in America and the World
    This amazing new online collection from HeinOnline brings together for the first time “all essential legal materials on slavery in the United States and the English-speaking world . . . , includ[ing] every statute passed by every colony…
  • Oct 24

    PLI Webinar: First 90 Days in a Firm

    PLI Webinar: First 90 Days in a Firm
    The Practising Law Institute’s new on-demand webinar, Your First 90 Days in a Firm, offers new and aspiring attorneys practical advice on navigating life as a new lawyer.  Experienced attorneys address basic questions new…
Rank this Week: 1948

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    Extended library hours for Reading/Exam period

    Extended library hours for Reading/Exam period
    This Friday, December 2nd, marks the last day of regular classes this semester and so begins the Reading/Exam period, with extended Law Library hours.  We’ll be open the following schedule: Reading/Exam Period Friday 12/2: 7:30…
  • Nov 21

    Holiday hours this week

    Holiday hours this week
    The Law Library will be following a different schedule this week due to the Thanksgiving holiday and Fall Recess.  We’re open regular hours (7:30 a.m.-11:00 p.m.) on Monday and Tuesday, and then will follow this schedule: Fall…
  • Nov 15

    Do You Need Help Doing Research for Seminar Papers and Other Course Projects? The Experts are Here to Help!!!!

    Do You Need Help Doing Research for Seminar Papers and Other Course Projects? The Experts are Here to Help!!!!
    Our Expert Reference Librarians Are Here to Help Six Days a Week! Don’t forget that the Law Library reference librarians are available to show you how to do research for seminar and other research papers, Law Review case notes, and…
Rank this Week: 4164

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/
  • Nov 30

    Mark Twain's Birthday, Huckleberry Finn, IP, and the Nevada Constitution

    Mark Twain's Birthday, Huckleberry Finn, IP, and the Nevada Constitution
    Mark Twain (Nov. 30, 1835—April 21, 1910) was a prolific writer and social critic. This blog post from HeinOnline in honor of his birthday shows how to find Twain references in HeinOnline's vast resources. It also mentions a…
  • Nov 17

    The Electoral College and its Possible Alternative

    The Electoral College and its Possible Alternative
    You may have heard that Donald Trump won the Electoral College on Tuesday, but most likely lost the national popular vote. It is the fifth time in history that this has happened. This has sparked a renewed interest in the merits of the…
  • Nov 9

    Presidential Clemency

    Presidential Clemency
    You might have heard: Obama Commutes Sentences For 72 More Federal Inmates, All Things Considered, NPR, Nov. 5, 2016. But you might be a little shaky on the whole commutation thing. Is Obama's action unusual? What's the difference…
Rank this Week: 1165

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Nov 30

    Links for 2016-11-29 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-11-29 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Nov 27

    Links for 2016-11-26 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-11-26 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Nov 25

    Links for 2016-11-24 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-11-24 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 2577

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/
  • Nov 29

    The Smallest Units of Government

    The Smallest Units of Government
    As the 2016 election season fades behind us, it is a good time to reflect on our government structures and their various functions. It is easy follow government at the federal and state levels by reading the news, but not…
  • Nov 18

    Frontlines of the Law in the Headlines of the New

    Frontlines of the Law in the Headlines of the New
    Just recently law enforcement in our tiny jurisdiction has come more visible than usual.  Obviously police officers are in the news every time a major criminal act in our community is investigated or a suspect is…
  • Nov 9

    Arthur A. Stewart (1946 – 1970)

    Arthur A. Stewart (1946 – 1970)
    Arthur Stewart was born in St. Paul on January 29, 1888 to parents John and Anna, who had settled in St. Paul in the 1870s.  John originally had a hardware store at Seventh Avenue and John Street (close to the present location of…
Rank this Week: 1902

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Nov 29

    Study Room

    Study Room
    Just in case nobody told you, exams are just around the corner. Correlated: study rooms are now sparse. What can you and your study partner(s) do to ensure access to study space? Book in advance like a VIP study champion. By dumbonyc…
  • Nov 18

    Thanksgiving & Exam Hour

    Thanksgiving &amp; Exam Hour
    As usual, we’re changing up the library’s hours for the Thanksgiving holiday and the upcoming exam period. During the week of Thanksgiving we are operating with reduced hours, as follows: Monday, Nov. 21s & Tuesday, Nov.…
  • Nov 7

    Coloring in the Library

    Coloring in the Library
    You may have noticed the coloring materials available at the seats near the SHELF* in the library lobby. Coloring is fun and some studies indicate it is great for stress relief. In other words, it is perfect for a quick study break during the…
Rank this Week: 3190

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

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

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    Journals moving from Lexis Library (but don't worry, we will still have online access)

    Journals moving from Lexis Library (but don't worry, we will still have online access)
    From 22nd December, the following journals will no longer be available via Lexis Library:European Competition JournalJournal of Corporate Law StudiesJournal of Media LawJournal of Private International Law Judicial ReviewLaw and…
  • Nov 22

    PhD Training Day at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie

    PhD Training Day at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studie
    The first session of a 3 part series being run this academic year on 'How to get a PhD in Law' will take place on Saturday December 3rd and will include sessions on:literature reviewscomparative legal researchqualitative and quantitative…
  • Oct 4

    Saturday workshops - autumn term 2016

    Saturday workshops - autumn term 2016
    The Library is running the following workshops during the Autumn Term on Saturdays. The workshops will be held in the Library Seminar Room on Level 1 of the Library. All staff and students are welcomeThere are a maximum of 40 places on each…
Rank this Week: 4154

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: 3759

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    Just When You Thought You Were Safe

    Just When You Thought You Were Safe
    When I went to high school, our school had an FFA program where students could raise cows, goats, sheep and grow crops.  Some of my friends chose to cultivate a number of cannabis plants behind the taller rows of corn.  For months,…
  • Nov 21

    Get that covered

    Get that covered
    The other day, a young woman came into the library.  Seems she was lost and needed a little direction.  What caught my attention was not her question so much as it was that she was busily using her hands to cover up what was left of…
  • Nov 14

    Damned if you do

    Damned if you do
    Why is it that people are so concerned about privacy?  If you've ever won the California lottery or made a purchase at Target or availed yourself to the Yahoo.com email service, then you should know that you have no…
Rank this Week: 3719

Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

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

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

    Law Library: News & Events: Human Rights Day Event

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Human Rights Day Event
    In celebration of Human Rights Day, the Law Library of Congress will host a discussion on the impact of the Miranda warning on human rights in Eastern Europe. The event will feature a panel of distinguished American and European…
  • Nov 8

    Law Library: News & Events: Additional Historical Statutes at Large Added to Law.gov

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Additional Historical Statutes at Large Added to Law.gov
    Two years ago the Law Library of Congress added historical Statutes at Large to our Digitized Material page. Years 1789-1950 have been available there in a large PDF download. The Law Library of Congress continues to add…
  • Nov 4

    Law Library: News & Events: Congress.gov Homepage Highlights, Alerts, and More Enhancement

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Congress.gov Homepage Highlights, Alerts, and More Enhancement
    This has been an exciting and successful year for Congress.gov.  The Library of Congress accomplished a major milestone when it retired THOMAS in July.  Over the course of 2016, there were a number of enhancements to…
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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/
  • Nov 28

    Calculate!

    Calculate!
    Just in time for exams! By student request, we now have three TI-30XIIS calculators ready to help HLS students calculate during accounting or finance law exams! To check one out, visit the HLS Library Circulation Desk. The…
  • Nov 23

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject

    Another Option for Finding Library Materials by Subject
    I have written before in this blog about using the Hollis library catalog to find materials in the law library by subject. Specifically, I find the Hollis catalog’s hyperlinked Library of Congress (LC) Subject Headings to be a…
  • Nov 21

    Guide to researching executive power

    Guide to researching executive power
    If you have recently developed a stronger interest in the topic of executive power, we have a new research guide that can help you explore it through many resources available both at the HLS Library and beyond. Executive Power:…
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TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Pat Sayre-McCoy

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Pat Sayre-McCoy
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). I’m Pat (Patricia) Sayre-McCoy, Head of Law Cataloging and Serials at the D’Angelo Law Library, University of Chicago. 2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why…
  • Nov 8

    Fall Fashion from .gov: A New Look for the Library of Congress and a New View of Government Open Source Project

    Fall Fashion from .gov: A New Look for the Library of Congress and a New View of Government Open Source Project
    Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/artcomments/382733093Cold weather inevitably means trading out summer garb with new looks and new fashions for autumn and winter, and this year .gov is getting in on the action with a huge homepage…
  • Oct 27

    Review of OAIS (ISO 14721)

    Review of OAIS (ISO 14721)
    The ISO standard for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS) Reference Model will be up for its 5 year review in 2017. This standard lays out the framework for an archive that will maintain the long term preservation of information and…
Rank this Week: 1303

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
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Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Nov 28

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie
    I recently stumbled upon an old newspaper article that contained an anecdote about Brandeis attending a baseball game that I had never heard before. Normally I would discount a story like this as being too good to be true, but I am going to…
  • Nov 3

    Elena Kagan and Jeffrey Rosen

    Elena Kagan and Jeffrey Rosen
    The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville had a big week last month. Every year or so, the law school awards the Brandeis Medal to individuals whose lives and work demonstrate a commitment to “the ideals of…
  • Oct 18

    Jeffrey Rosen’s Biography of Louis D. Brandei

    Jeffrey Rosen’s Biography of Louis D. Brandei
    I have been swamped at work and as a result gotten behind in my Brandeis duties. So here, almost five months late, is my write-up of Louis D. Brandeis: American Prophet by law professor and journalist Jeffrey Rosen, which is part of Yale…
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VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 28

    VALL at VLA 2016 Annual Meeting

    VALL at VLA 2016 Annual Meeting
    by Evelyn M. CampbellThere are few things that can rival a crisp Fall day in Hot Springs, VA, even when foliage is not quite in its glory. More than 500 people attended the Virginia Library Association's Annual Meeting from Oct. 26 - 28, at…
  • Nov 7

    VALL Fall Meeting at Lewis Ginter

    VALL Fall Meeting at Lewis Ginter
    by Patricia Petroccione If you weren’t at the VALL 2016 Fall Meeting on October 14, you missed a very engaging event. Lara Dresser and the program committee, Alison Hancock and Chris Vassey, put much thought and effort into planning the…
  • Oct 18

    Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADF) Project on Co-curriculum development and alternative research method in Nigeria

    Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADF) Project on Co-curriculum development and alternative research method in Nigeria
    by Anthony Brown Ikwueme As one of the recipients of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship (CADF) Award for 2016, I was in Nigeria from May to July of 2016 at the University Of Nigeria Faculty Of Law, Enugu Campus, where I worked with the…
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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
  • Nov 28

    Recent Acquisitions, November 21 – November 28, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, November 21 – November 28, 2016
    55 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 44 from 2016: DS 796 H7 N4 2016 Umbrellas in bloom : Hong Kong's occupy movement uncovered Blacksmith Books, 2016 349 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm Estate ……
  • Nov 22

    Osgoode Digital Commons: One Million Downloads and Still Counting!

    Osgoode Digital Commons: One Million Downloads and Still Counting!
    Osgoode Digital Commons, the institutional repository and digital archive of Osgoode Hall Law School of York University, offering world-wide access to the research and publications of the School’s scholarly community, achieved a…
  • Nov 21

    Recent Acquisitions, November 14 – November 21, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, November 14 – November 21, 2016
    76 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 59 from 2016: HF 5636 R48 2016 Essential concepts of business for lawyers Wolters Kluwer Law, 2016 xxxi, 434 pages ; 26 cm. JL 86 D42 E95 2013 Evidence-based policy-making…
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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/
  • Nov 27

    Comp on the Client Side: Living in a Glass House

    Comp on the Client Side: Living in a Glass House
    The billable hour has been trashed repeatedly over how it motivates bad behavior in law firms. The reasoning goes that rewarding hours billed motivates lawyers (associates and partners) to spend more time on tasks than necessary, resulting in…
  • Nov 23

    Context Context Context

    Context Context Context
    It is long believed that the key to real estate purchases is location, location location. And while I am not in the business of flipping houses, it seems to me and my limited HGTV understanding of the world, that location is pretty important…
  • Nov 21

    Why All the AI Hype in Legal? - A Response to Ron Friedmann

    Why All the AI Hype in Legal? - A Response to Ron Friedmann
    Ron Friedman recently posted the following video to twitter. My musings on the legal market hype about artificial intelligence (AI). ISO help to understand that hype. pic.twitter.com/p1aymC71xF — ronfriedmann (@ronfriedmann) November…
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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
  • Nov 26

    Internet Archive's Wayback Machine Launches Full-Text Search...Sort Of

    Internet Archive's Wayback Machine Launches Full-Text Search...Sort Of
    By Mark Rosch One of the questions that we are often asked during our live MCLE seminars and MCLE webinars is whether there is a keyword search available for the billions of Web pages collected by the Archive.org's Wayback Machine. Since its…
  • Oct 20

    Google Introduces (Yet Another) New Name for Google for Work

    Google Introduces (Yet Another) New Name for Google for Work
    Google has announced yet another new name for its suite of cloud-based office productivity and collaboration software. Now, the product most-recently known as Google Apps for Work in now called "G Suite." 
  • Oct 20

    Opera Web Browser Introduces Free Virtual Private Network (VPN) Connection

    Opera Web Browser Introduces Free Virtual Private Network (VPN) Connection
    Anyone using public wi-fi hotspots to connect to the Internet should be concerned about the security and privacy of the information they are sending back and forth over those connections. There are many security options you can employ to…
Rank this Week: 621

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

Covers marketing, networking, and professional development for law librarians.

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Nov 22

    Would the last person to leave the building please turn out the lights?

    Would the last person to leave the building please turn out the lights?
    Libraries have a duty to preserve information as well as provide access to current information. The largest ones – academic, courthouse, the National Library – are seen by smaller libraries as the “library of last…
  • Jul 7

    On public speaking

    On public speaking
    It is a weird thing that we want to hear a writer give a presentation, when she has written on a subject. Accidentally I have become a writer and speaker on law libraries and other information issues. The impulse to hear a speaker stems from…
  • Jun 13

    Librarian as consultant

    Librarian as consultant
    IT is an industry that sees a fair amount of consulting work. As the library and information science field changes, perhaps there will be more librarians working as consultants too. I worked in such a capacity last year. It was a long held…
Rank this Week: 4138

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: 1643

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Nov 21

    New Books at the Law Library – November 21, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – November 21, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD640 .S26 2016 Geoffrey Samuel, A Short Introduction to Judging and to Legal Reasoning (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2016) Online access: http://resolve.library.ubc.ca/cgi-bin/catsearch?bid=8469042 LAW LIBRARY…
  • Nov 14

    New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – November 14, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD1439 .W33 2016 Christopher Wadlow, The Law of Passing-off: Unfair Competition by Misrepresentation, 5th ed. (London: Thomson Reuters UK Limited, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE482.S84 M33 2016 Nancy McCormack &…
  • Nov 7

    New Books at the Law Library – November 7, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – November 7, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PS3505.L376 O9 2004 Walter Van Tilburg Clark, The Ox-Bow Incident (New York: Modern Library, 2004). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PS8615.A74 S54 2014 R.J. Harlick, Silver Totem of Shame…
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Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Nov 21

    We’re back! (and so is the GSU fair use e-reserves appeal…)

    We’re back! (and so is the GSU fair use e-reserves appeal…)
    After a few months of quiet, I’m happy to say that the Copyright & Scholarly Communication team at Duke is bringing this blog back to life. Since Kevin Smith left to become Dean of Libraries at the University of Kansas, I have…
  • Apr 1

    Here we go again: latest GSU ruling an odd victory for librarie

    Here we go again: latest GSU ruling an odd victory for librarie
    My first thought when I read the new ruling in the Georgia State copyright lawsuit brought by publishers over e-reserves was of one of those informal rules that all law students learn — don’t tick off your judge.…
  • Mar 22

    Moving into the open

    Moving into the open
    Since it was announced that I will move shortly to the University of Kansas, several people have asked me if I intend to continue blogging, and have kindly encouraged me to do so.  This blog, of course, will remain one of the…
Rank this Week: 1605

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/
  • Nov 21

    Spring 2017 Legal Research Course

    Spring 2017 Legal Research Course
    The BC Law librarians will be offering 6 legal research courses during Spring 2017.  The course offerings are Advanced Legal Research (2 sections), Bankruptcy Law Research, Insurance and Civil Litigation Research, Intellectual Property…
  • Nov 15

    Pop Culture Trivia Contest in the Library!

    Pop Culture Trivia Contest in the Library!
    Hello all!  The Law Library is having a trivia contest this week!  Come test your pop culture knowledge and answer a new question every day.  A winner will be drawn from the correct entries daily--so you'll have 5 chances to…
  • Nov 4

    Legal Trends Report 2016: Where Have All the Billable Hours Gone?

    Legal Trends Report 2016: Where Have All the Billable Hours Gone?
    A few weeks ago, Clio, the legal industry's largest practice management software company, released its Legal Trends Report 2016.  Clio analyzed data collected from 40,000 users to provide insights into the…
Rank this Week: 1127

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
Rank this Week: 2800

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/
  • Nov 18

    Fred Parks Library Calendars for the remainder of the year

    Fred Parks Library Calendars for the remainder of the year
  • Nov 18

    Thanksgiving Hours at the Fred Parks Law Library

    Thanksgiving Hours at the Fred Parks Law Library
    The Fred Parks Law Library will close for the Thanksgiving Holiday at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 23rd, and remain closed Thanksgiving Day. We will re-open Friday, November 25th at our usual 7:00 a.m. opening time.The Patron Services Desk…
  • Sep 24

    Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week
    Banned Books Week began in 1982, as a way to bring banned books to the attention of the public. It has continued every year since as an annual celebration of the freedom to read.Some of the most eloquent writing on the importance of…
Rank this Week: 4171