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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

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

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

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
  • Sep 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Moullet

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Moullet
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – BURGLARY DA 13-0555, 2014 MT 261N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. MICHAEL HOWARD MOULLET, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Sep 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Carl v. Deutsche Bank

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Carl v. Deutsche Bank
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – INJUNCTION DA 14-0105, 2014 MT 260N, FRED G. CARL, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, as Trustee for American…
  • Sep 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Bank of Red Lodge v. Western Investments, et al.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Bank of Red Lodge v. Western Investments, et al.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – FORECLOSURE DA 13-0722, 2014 MT 259N, BANK OF RED LODGE, a branch of the Bank of Bridger, N.A., a Montana banking corporation, Plaintiff and…
Rank this Week: 20

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Sep 29

    Why Employee Satisfaction Matters to Shareholders – Wharton

    Why Employee Satisfaction Matters to Shareholders – Wharton
    Knowledge@Wharton: “Happy workers make good workers, all to the benefit of the firm and its shareholders. That, at least, is the view on the progressive side of the management-theory spectrum. Others, of course, believe that…
  • Sep 29

    The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debate

    The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debate
    “Rixen, Thomas and Zangl, Bernhard, The Politicization of International Economic Institutions in US Public Debates (September 28, 2014). The Review of International Organizations: Volume 8, Issue 3, 2013, pp. 363-387. Available for…
  • Sep 29

    Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million?

    Measuring the Impact of Ebola: Will it Reach 1.4 Million?
    Josh Michaud and Jennifer Kates, Kaiser Family Foundation, September 29, 2014. “More than six months have passed since Ebola was first identified in West Africa, and the scale of the crisis continues to grow. Over the last few weeks…
Rank this Week: 33

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
  • Sep 29

    Call for Webinar Presenters—Global Legal Writing Skill

    Call for Webinar Presenters—Global Legal Writing Skill
    The Legal Writing Institute‘s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee seeks presenters for a series of webinars. The proposal deadline is Oct. 6, 2014. The Legal Writing Institute’s Global Legal Writing Skills Committee is planning…
  • Sep 29

    Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets—Austin, TX

    Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets—Austin, TX
    The University of Texas School of Law held the Massey Prize for Research in Law, Innovation, and Capital Markets Symposium Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. University of Texas School of Law Professor Henry T. C. Hu was awarded the Massey Prize. mw
  • Sep 29

    CFP: Trade, Law & Devel.—Special Issue on Government Procurement

    CFP: Trade, Law & Devel.—Special Issue on Government Procurement
    Trade, Law & Development invites submissions for a special issue on government procurement (v. 7 n. 1, summer 2015). The deadline is Feb. 15, 2015. Founded in 2009, the philosophy of Trade, Law and Development has been to generate and…
Rank this Week: 56

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 30

    Case breakdown

    Case breakdown
    In his book ‘How to write Law Essays and Exams’ S I Strong outlines his method for successful essay and exams. CLEO (Claim, Law, Evaluation and Outcome) is a four  step  framework for legal analysis and writing.…
  • Sep 29

    Library Closure – Thursday morning, 2nd October

    Library Closure – Thursday morning, 2nd October
    Due to the first year LLB Inductions taking place this week, the library will be closed to all GDL and LPC students on Thursday 2nd October from 9.45 – 11.30am. If you are a regular library user we would be most grateful if…
  • Sep 28

    PLR Legal Research workshop dates now on Elite

    PLR Legal Research workshop dates now on Elite
    During October and November we’ll be putting on 45-minute legal research workshops for the benefit of LPC students undertaking your PLR assignment.  For a list of dates, either go to Elite/My Guildford/Sign up and Events, or click…
Rank this Week: 60

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Sep 30

    Robot Lawyer

    Robot Lawyer
    Since 1998 when I worked with a whiz named Russell, I have been a proponent of automation. Pushing information to myself with RSS, using autotext and macros in Word, subtotaling in Excel, and Outlook Rules have all made it possible for me to…
  • Sep 30

    Tackling Technology

    Tackling Technology
    The intersection of legal ethics and technological competency has been a recurring theme in Slaw and other forums for a number of years (see, for example, here, here, and here). Exactly what type of technological competence a lawyer needs to…
  • Sep 30

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on technology, research and practice. Technology Handy Keyboard Shortcuts for Typing Superscript or Subscript in…
Rank this Week: 63

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 70

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Sep 20

    The Web at 25: Looking Ahead to What Might Be

    The Web at 25: Looking Ahead to What Might Be
    The Web turns 25 years old this year. What has changed since Sir Tim Berners-Lee, a scientist at CERN in Switzerland, released this gift to the world in 1989? The easier question to answer might be to ask what hasn’t … Continue…
  • Sep 12

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th

    The Official Launch of the Andover Institute October 17th
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:Andover Institute Launch: A Hub for Innovative Approaches to Teaching and Learning Please join us to celebrate the official launch of the Andover Institute on Friday, October 17, 2014. The program…
  • Aug 29

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning

    Join Us! Scholar in Connected Learning
    Originally posted on Andover Institute:As we continue to advance our Connected Learning efforts, we are seeking to hire an experienced math instructor who will support the development of online modules and work with us to explore…
Rank this Week: 82

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 100

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 121

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
  • Sep 29

    Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)

    Westlaw Day (7-8 October 2014)
    You are cordially invited to the Westlaw Day training sessions.  Multiple sessions will be offered each day by Westlaw specialist trainer in the Computer Room, Lui Che Woo Law Library, 1/F Cheng Yu Tung Tower, Centennial Campus. …
  • Sep 25

    MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime

    MedDRA Web-Based Browser Scheduled Downtime
    Due to required server maintenance, the MedDRA Web-Based Browser will not be available from Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 10pm to Sunday, 28 Sep 2014 6am; and Saturday, 4 Oct 2014 from 1pm to 11pm. addthis_url =…
  • Sep 16

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew

    Scheduled System Maintenance on Wisenew
    A system maintenance for Wisenews / Wisers Service Platforms has been scheduled on Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 from 18:00 to 23:15 (Hong Kong Time GMT+8). During this period, all services will be temporarily unavailable. addthis_url =…
Rank this Week: 200

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
  • Sep 22

    Recent Acquisitions, September 15 – September 22, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, September 15 – September 22, 2014
    44 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 16 from 2014: Intergroup relations in the southern plateau Anastasio, Angelo, 1914- E 78 N77 A53 1955 Intergroup relations in the southern plateau 1955 iv, 124 leaves : ill.,…
  • Sep 22

    Recent Acquisitions, September 15 – September 22, 2014

    Recent Acquisitions, September 15 – September 22, 2014
    44 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 16 from 2014: Intergroup relations in the southern plateau Anastasio, Angelo, 1914- E 78 N77 A53 1955 Intergroup relations in the southern plateau 1955 iv, 124 leaves : ill.,…
  • Sep 15

    ‘Road to Justice’ Exhibit in Osgoode Library Examines Historical Discriminatory Treatment of Immigrants in Canada

    ‘Road to Justice’ Exhibit in Osgoode Library Examines Historical Discriminatory Treatment of Immigrants in Canada
    Road to Justice, a new exhibit which opens today in the Osgoode Library, documents the historical discriminatory treatment of Chinese Canadians and other immigrants of colour in Canada, the communities’ triumph over racism and the…
Rank this Week: 260

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
Rank this Week: 361

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/
  • Sep 22

    Key Numbers in WestlawNext

    Key Numbers in WestlawNext
    When WestlawNext originally launched a number of years ago, I found it interesting that Topics and Key Numbers were less visible than they had been in Westlaw Classic.  It’s not that Topics and Key Numbers were gone–in fact,…
  • Sep 17

    Happy Constitution Day!

    Happy Constitution Day!
    September 17 is Constitution Day, a day we celebrate the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787 in Philadelphia.  As a researcher, I’m drawn to thinking about the history and the sources surrounding important documents like…
  • Sep 10

    Legal Info. Overload

    Legal Info. Overload
    Researchers deal with a consistent problem these days – legal information overload.  The sheer amount of legal information can be overwhelming, especially for new researchers.  While the abundance of legal information…
Rank this Week: 372

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/
  • Sep 29

    Need Help in Writing Your Paper?

    Need Help in Writing Your Paper?
    At the beginning of the semester there is lots of activity in the library—especially for those students who are writing a paper for a class, seminar, competition, and/or journals and law review. Don’t fret the law library has you…
  • Sep 26

    Workplace Professionalism 101 for New Associate

    Workplace Professionalism 101 for New Associate
    According to a recent survey by the Center for Professional Excellence at York College of Pennsylvania, new college graduates lack essential workplace professionalism skills. Examples of common unprofessional behaviors or attributes include:…
  • Sep 25

    Get to Know Your Faculty with the IR and the Faculty Blog

    Get to Know Your Faculty with the IR and the Faculty Blog
    Are you interested in finding out what your professor is writing and researching about? Well there are two things you may want to look into: Our institutional repository (Engaged Scholarship @CSU), and our law faculty blog. Our institutional…
Rank this Week: 437

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
Rank this Week: 439

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
  • Sep 29

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant

    Oregon CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errant
    I just learned about Oregon’s CURE: Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants About: “CURE History: “CURE was formally constituted as a non-profit organization in 1975 in San Antonio, Texas by Charles and Pauline…
  • Sep 29

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure

    Oregon Council on Court Procedure
    The Council on Court Procedures is changing internet hosts, but the domain and the content remain (essentially) the same, with invaluable information on the Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure. There will be some adjustments, and you may need to…
  • Sep 29

    What is a Grand Bargain?

    What is a Grand Bargain?
    It seems that everywhere one turns, Congress, state legislators, and local elected officials are making “Grand Bargains.” So, what is a Grand Bargain? A “bargain” is, generally speaking (in “dictionary”…
Rank this Week: 576

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
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    The Library of Congress launched Congress.gov in beta two years ago.  Today, I’m happy to announce we officially removed the beta label. That’s roughly three years quicker than Gmail took to remove its beta label, but we…
  • Sep 25

    Magna Carta Event Celebrates Constitution Day

    Magna Carta Event Celebrates Constitution Day
    The following is a guest post by Liah Caravalho, program specialist with the Office of Legislative and External Relations at the Law Library of Congress. The Law Library hosted Yale Law School constitutional scholar Akhil Reed Amar…
  • Sep 24

    An Interview with Everett Wiggins, Metadata Technician

    An Interview with Everett Wiggins, Metadata Technician
    This week’s interview is with Everett Wiggins, a metadata technician here at the Law Library of Congress. Describe your background. I am the oldest of three siblings, born and raised in rural mid- Michigan, where people generally…
Rank this Week: 493

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Sep 25

    Search PLIs Online

    Search PLIs Online
    Jenkins owns over 2500 print publications from the Practising Law Institute.  To help find a title, chapter or form on your topic, use PLI Discover Plus to search their database of PLI treatises, course handbooks and answer books from…
  • Sep 11

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on ProQuest Congressional

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Congressional Hearings on ProQuest Congressional
    ProQuest Congressional is Jenkins' go-to source for U.S. legislative materials, including Hearings, House and Senate Documents, House and Senate Reports, and more. Hearings are meetings of the House, Senate, or a committee to discuss proposed…
  • Aug 28

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Model Penal Code on HeinOnline
    The Model Penal Code was adopted by the American Law Institute in 1962 and officially printed with Explanatory Notes in 1985. The Code is a compilation of model laws regarding the definition of crimes, treatment and correction, and the…
Rank this Week: 553

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/
  • Sep 24

    What does a law librarian do?

    What does a law librarian do?
    Do you know what a law librarian does? There are so many things, it is impossible to list them all! You may already have some basic knowledge about what we can do for you:If you're a frequent law library visitor, you probably see the…
  • Sep 18

    Printing to the Library Printers from Your Laptop

    Printing to the Library Printers from Your Laptop
    Printing to the Library Printers from Your Laptop If you would like to send print jobs to the law library printers, here is some information that will likely come in handy for you:How do I print from my laptop?You need to download the…
  • Sep 17

    Commemorate Constitution Day!

    Commemorate Constitution Day!
    September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day, to "commemorate the formation and signing on September 17, 1787, of the Constitution and recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens" (36 USC…
Rank this Week: 558

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/
  • Sep 30

    Think Before You Hit Send

    Think Before You Hit Send
    E-mail is old hat for most law students, and by now, most of us professors have caught up too. Here's the thing: we often focus on what we are saying rather than how we are saying...er, how what we are saying is communicated. For the former,…
  • Sep 25

    Getting Good Help These Days - A Closer Look at Employment Law

    Getting Good Help These Days - A Closer Look at Employment Law
    Richard Susskind is trending on Twitter for his keynote address at Clio Cloud Conference. Mr. Susskind suggests law firm clients want "a fence at the top of the cliff, not an ambulance at the bottom." In other words, your goal as an…
  • Sep 22

    What Do Professors Do All Day?

    What Do Professors Do All Day?
    Professors do a ton, from teaching to writing to volunteering. Perhaps you're curious what they write about but don't quite feel you have the time to commit to a 45-page law review article. That's what blogs are for. Many of our law…
Rank this Week: 713

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/
  • Sep 28

    Research Resources: Daily Report for Executives (BNA)

    Research Resources: Daily Report for Executives (BNA)
    If you are interested in a daily news service that covers legislative, regulatory, news, and expert analysis for business and commercial issues check the BNA Daily Report for Executives.  The Report also provides in-depth coverage of…
  • Sep 27

    DOJ Legislative Historie

    DOJ Legislative Historie
    A collection of federal legislative histories created by U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) library staff over the years, and previously available only to DOJ staff members, is now digitized and available to everyone here on the DOJ web site.…
  • Sep 24

    They're Baaack. . . ?: PACER Update

    They're Baaack. . . ?: PACER Update
    A recent WSJ post reported that the federal judiciary plans to restore online access to archives of federal case filings that had been removed from PACER.“We regret the disruption in electronic access to this information, but I am…
Rank this Week: 672

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/
  • Sep 26

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement

    Congress.gov: Removing the Beta Label and New Enhancement
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the removal of the beta label and the September enhancements to Congress.gov. Some of the new features include a new Resources section, more…
  • Sep 19

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie

    The Great Charter's Enduring Influence: Library of Congress Exhibition to Illustrate Magna Carta's Impact on Laws and Libertie
    The Library of Congress on Nov. 6 will open the exhibition "Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor" to celebrate the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta and to illustrate the great charter's influence on laws and liberties throughout the centuries. The…
  • Sep 8

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Constitution Day
    Date: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 The Law Library will host Akhil Reed Amar, Sterling Professor…
Rank this Week: 634

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Sep 25

    Are fair use and open access incompatible?

    Are fair use and open access incompatible?
    There has been a spirited discussion on a list to which I subscribe about the plight of this graduate student who is trying to publish an article that critiques a previously published work.  I’ll go into details below, but I want…
  • Sep 16

    How useful is the EU’s gift to libraries?

    How useful is the EU’s gift to libraries?
    On Thursday the European Union’s Court of Justice issued an opinion that allows libraries to digitize books in their holdings and make those digital copies accessible, on site, to patrons.  In a way, this is a remarkable ruling…
  • Sep 2

    MOOCs and student learning

    MOOCs and student learning
    Now that the MOOC on Copyright for Educators and Librarians has finished its first run, it seems like a good time to post some reflections on what I learned from the experience. The first thing I learned is that offering a MOOC takes a lot of…
Rank this Week: 656

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Sep 23

    Reiss on Government Sponsored Enterprise

    Reiss on Government Sponsored Enterprise
    Brooklyn Law School Professor of Law David Reiss recently posted The GSE Guarantee Fee as a Policy Tool on SSRN. The abstract reads: Setting Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac’s guarantee fee rates can have a large impact on the housing market.…
  • Sep 17

    BLS Library Research Fair: September 30, 2014

    BLS Library Research Fair: September 30, 2014
    The 3rd annual Library Research Fair will be held on Tuesday, September 30, 2014.  The fair will be held in the Student Lounge from 12Noon to 3:00pm.  Representatives from the following companies will be here to demonstrate their…
  • Sep 16

    Effron on Future of Forum Non Convenien

    Effron on Future of Forum Non Convenien
    Brooklyn Law School Professor of Law Robin Effron has posted on SSRN Atlantic Marine and the Future of Forum Non Conveniens. In December of 2013, the US Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision upholding a general contractor’s ability…
Rank this Week: 653

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 718

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Jun 9

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting

    Seeking Volunteers for the Cool Tools Cafe at the AALL Annual Meeting
    Cool Tools Café will be at the AALL Annual Meeting again this year.  This program will feature informal demos of tools, apps, and gadgets that will help librarians create, organize, and deliver information, increase productivity,…
  • May 15

    2014 Election Result

    2014 Election Result
    Congratulations to our newly elected CS-SIS board members:Kincaid C. Brown (University of Michigan), Vice-chair/Chair ElectPatrick Butler (University of Connecticut), Member-at-largeMany thanks to all of our excellent candidates, and to the…
  • May 1

    Coaching Small Shifts to Smaller Device

    Coaching Small Shifts to Smaller Device
    I think it’s rather likely that most readers who regularly check in with this blog are fairly curious about and comfortable trying out new technologies.  Of course, there are also those of us who dive in a bit more cautiously;…
Rank this Week: 708

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the…

l r c - o r b i t ... ... ... the usd research satellite

Covers the legal research center, legal news and legal research resources. By John Adkins.

http://lrc-orbit.typepad.com/lrc/
  • Nov 4

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest

    ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest
    Check out this year's entries in ATL's Legally Themed Halloween Costume Contest and vote for your favorite! Here's a sampling: [JML]
  • Nov 1

    LRC October Trivia Winner!

    LRC October Trivia Winner!
    Congratulations to our September trivia winner Katie Lepore! Question: The University of San Diego School of Law was founded in 1954. What was the original name of the building now known as Warren Hall? Answer: Thomas More Hall Stop by...
  • Oct 31

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!

    Happy Halloween from the LRC!
Rank this Week: 706

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Paul L. Boley Law Library

Features library updates. From the Lewis & Clark Law School.

https://law.lclark.edu/library/
Rank this Week: 711

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

Legal research updates from around the world and new and interesting research resources and web sites of interest. From Syracuse University College of Law.

http://bllsulaw.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 28

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn
    The economy continues to impact the traditional large law firm hiring cycle:A NY Times article focuses on 2Ls waiting for the chance to interview in the fall: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/26/business/26lawyers.html?em Some famous firms have…
  • May 4

    Movin' On

    Movin' On
    To my faithful readers: After many happyand productive years at the Barclay LawLibrary, I will be moving on to becomeExecutive Director of the Dewitt CommunityLibrary. This was a tough decision, but asa former library director always told…
  • Apr 26

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 728

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Sep 30

    John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ banned in Riverside

    John Green’s ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ banned in Riverside
    “One of the most popular young adult novels of recent times has been banned in Riverside. The Riverside Unified School District has forbidden John Green’s “The Fault in Our Stars” in its middle school libraries. The…
  • Sep 30

    Where books (and more) go to wait

    Where books (and more) go to wait
    “I still walk in here and say, ‘Wow,’ ” said Steve Bertino. Bertino is part of the team that runs the Harvard Depository, a high-density, high-security, off-campus facility that houses a staggering amount of materials…
  • Sep 30

    The Hidden Costs of E-books at University Librarie

    The Hidden Costs of E-books at University Librarie
    “For the past few years, both the California State University and the University of California libraries have been experimenting with packages that replace paper books with e-books. The advantages are obvious. With e-books, you no…
Rank this Week: 924

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/
  • Sep 29

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 2
    The following is the second part of a 4 part post that expands upon a short introduction I gave to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have…
  • Sep 28

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1

    The Exponential Law Firm - Part 1
    The following is the 1st part of a 4 part post expanding on my short introduction to an ILTA session entitled, Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds? If you have not yet listened to the full session (and you have nothing better…
  • Sep 26

    Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds?

    Do Robot Lawyers Dream of Billable Seconds?
    I had the privilege and pleasure of moderating a terrific panel at the ILTA conference this year.  The title of the session was the title of this post.  And the intention of the session was to explore, not WHAT new technology was…
Rank this Week: 901

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: 867

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 26

    Meet Austin Martin William

    Meet Austin Martin William
    This is the fourth installment of our Meet a Librarian series. In the first three installments you met Deborah Schander, Pam Brannon, and Terrance Manion. In honor of my birthday today, I thought I would interview myself for the series.…
  • Sep 18

    Job Hunting?

    Job Hunting?
    by Meghan Starr If you are thinking about life after law school or preparing for a summer job, check out the Law Library’s new display on interviewing (just past the reference desk).   The Librarians have pulled together some…
  • Sep 15

    Law Library’s Collection

    Law Library’s Collection
    By Mark Stuckey You may be like me and view the Law Library as merely a sensory deprivation chamber, to drown out the distractions of the outside world, so you can get at least some of the school work done that you should have been doing for…
Rank this Week: 795

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 26

    President's Message

    President's Message
    Hello, VALL members! I hope you all had a wonderful summer. My favorite time of the year is finally arriving, and there is much going on with VALL that I’d like to share with you. VALL at AALLThere was a good contingent of VALL…
  • Sep 19

    VLA Council Meeting Sept 12, 2014

    VLA Council Meeting Sept 12, 2014
    by Terry Long  Jobline is profitable which indicates more jobs are available.Institutional memberships have increased.An audit was recently conducted of VLA’s finances and no irregularities were found. An audit …
  • Sep 19

    VALL Through the Eyes of the President

    VALL Through the Eyes of the President
    by Jane HarrisonBen Almoite, Librarian at the Virginia State Law Library in Richmond, Virginia, has already had a full professional calendar this year. He attended the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Leadership Academy in…
Rank this Week: 928

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Sep 25

    Introducing Title 52 of the United States Code

    Introducing Title 52 of the United States Code
    Most of us at some point in our early education had a Civics class that taught us about the branches of government and the laws we are all bound to follow.  When learning about statutes passed by Congress (usually in conjunction with a…
  • Sep 23

    Found in the Stacks: Medieval Poor Law

    Found in the Stacks: Medieval Poor Law
    The Law Library is the place law students study, faculty members do research, and laypeople come to learn about the law. We have an excellent collection of the basic legal materials of course, but shelf reading can also lead to little…
  • Sep 18

    Scottish Independence Vote Today

    Scottish Independence Vote Today
    Polls opened in Scotland this morning for a vote on the recent Scottish Independence Referendum. Scotland is considering leaving the United Kingdom. The referendum has been in the works since 2011. A key step in the process came with the…
Rank this Week: 918

WisBlawg

WisBlawg

Covers legal research and Internet news & information with an emphasis on Wisconsin. From the University of Wisconsin Law Library and librarian Bonnie Shucha.

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Sep 19

    WI Voters to Consider Constitutional Amendment relating to Transportation Fund

    WI Voters to Consider Constitutional Amendment relating to Transportation Fund
    On November 4th, Wisconsin voters will decide whether to adopt a constitutional amendment relating to a transportation fund and a department of transportation. From the Brief prepared by the Legislative Reference Bureau: Currently, the…
  • Sep 3

    The US Code gets a slight reorganization

    The US Code gets a slight reorganization
    Starting on September 1st, the US Code added a new Title. Sections concerning the voting and elections that were previously found in titles 2 and 42 are now being moved to a new Title 52. The idea behind the addition is to both simplify the…
  • Jun 26

    New features on Congress.Gov

    New features on Congress.Gov
    As Thomas.gov continues to evolve into Congress.Gov, more features are being added. Recently, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress Blog, announced some of most recent bells and whistles that were added: *You can now search for…
Rank this Week: 776

FSU College of Law Library Blog

FSU College of Law Library Blog

Covers of legal research topics and legal information. From the Florida State University Law Library Team.

http://fsulawlibraryblog.typepad.com/fsu_college_of_law_librar/
  • Sep 19

    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress:

    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress:
    The Hidden Sources of Law School Stress: Avoiding the Mistakes That Create Unhappy and Unprofessional Lawyers by Lawrence Krieger is now available on Kindle. This brief book tells you why law school can be so stressful, and why it…
  • Sep 8

    Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers But Not Destruction

    Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers But Not Destruction
    In Law Technology News the article Technology Brings Disruption to Lawyers, But Not Destruction suggests that Technology isn't something to fear but embrace to improve your law practice. Read about it at the link above. Posted by Jon Lutz
  • Sep 2

    WordReference

    WordReference
    www.WordReference.com is a very useful multi-language dictionary. Also available for iPhone and Android. Posted by Jon Lutz
Rank this Week: 909

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
Rank this Week: 916

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Aug 26

    Labor Day weekend library hour

    Labor Day weekend library hour
    This weekend the Delaware campus law library will be on shorter hours for the Labor Day holiday. Please note we will be closed on Monday.  August 29             8 a.m. to 9 p.m.…
  • Aug 20

    Delaware passes law governing digital asset

    Delaware passes law governing digital asset
    Delaware recently passed HB 345, the Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets and Digital Accounts Act. Here is the bill itself and here is the legislative history. The new law is based on the Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act…
  • Aug 19

    Welcome back to the law library

    Welcome back to the law library
    It’s another new school year! We’re happy to see our new and returning students back in the law library. Please stop by for studying or research. Why not check out some of our study aids? We have plenty of computers, carrels,…
Rank this Week: 942

Law Library Letter

Law Library Letter

Summaries of recent Wyoming Supreme Court decisions and law library information. From the Wyoming State Law Library.

http://wyolawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 62

    Summary 2014 WY 62
    Summary of Decision May 14, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Reversed.Case Name: LEEKS CANYON RANCH, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; LEEKS CANYON, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company; ELIZABETH LOCKHART and…
  • May 14

    Summary 2014 WY 61

    Summary 2014 WY 61
    Summary of Decision May 12, 2014Justice Davis delivered the opinion for the court. Affirmed. Case Name: IN THE MATTER OF THE WORKER’S COMPENSATION CLAIM OF: CHRISTINA S. HIRSCH, AN EMPLOYEE OF BORDER FOODS, INC. v. STATE OF WYOMING…
  • May 8

    Summary 2014 WY 60

    Summary 2014 WY 60
    Summary of Decision May 8, 2014Justice Fox delivered the opinion of the Court. Affirmed.Case Name: GILBERT ORTIZ, JR. v. THE STATE OF WYOMINGDocket Number: S-13-0127URL: http://www.courts.state.wy.us/Opinions.aspxAppeal from the District…
Rank this Week: 955

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

Covers British Columbia and federal legislation, court rules, judicial appointments, notable cases, recent reports and articles, websites of interest to legal researchers, and library news.

http://prodtest.courthouselibrary.ca/training/stream.aspx
  • Apr 22

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act
    In theory, it should not be a momentous task to find out if an Act is in force, but sometimes it really is.   If we resolve a particularly complicated piece of legislation, we know that there are others out there who may have…
  • Apr 15

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too

    Legal information is going digital ... and the Library is too
    As so much of our world shifted to digital over the last two decades, law has been something of a hold out. When it comes to legal information, the “authoritativeness” of print has been slower to fade. Lawyers, as a profession,…
  • Mar 20

    WESA reading roundup

    WESA reading roundup
    With the March 31, 2014 coming into force date of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 fast approaching, many practitioners are looking for quick ways to get up to speed. Here is a roundup of some tips and…
Rank this Week: 927

Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

Covers legal news and developments worldwide. By the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change
    Communications and electronic information - On November 13, 2012, the United Arab Emirates amended Federal Law 2-2006 on electronic crimes. The amended legislation includes provisions that punish anyone convicted of using digital means to…
  • Nov 15

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law
    Family - France's Council of Ministers (Conseil des Ministres, Cabinet) approved a draft law on November 7, 2012, that legalizes marriage for same-sex couples. The proposal gives such couples the rights usually assigned to marriage, as... The…
  • Nov 9

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
Rank this Week: 943

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, information technology and news for law librarians. By David Badertscher.

http://www.criminallawlibraryblog.com/
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Aug 12

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story
    Included below are my introductory remarks delivered at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries on July 23, 2012 as part Program E-1 State Advocacy Strategies: Learning to Connect, Grow and Survive. The material below…
  • Mar 26

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
Rank this Week: 883

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 912