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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://www.courthouselibrary.ca/
  • Jul 14

    Recently Updated

    Recently Updated
    Canadian Oil and Gas, 2nd ed. Updated May 2017  10 Volumes which include Case Digests, Commentary, Forms and Precedents, Federal & Provincial Statutes & Regulations and consolidations such as: Canada Petroleum Resources Act…
  • Jul 10

    Asked and Answered: What are CSA standards and where can I find them?

    Asked and Answered: What are CSA standards and where can I find them?
    The CSA Group develops industry specific standards and codes that determine best practices, promote safer work environments, and improve product safety and performance for a wide range of industries.
  • Jul 5

    Usability Survey Draw

    Usability Survey Draw
    We are pleased to announce the winners from our July 5th draw, which respondents to our website usability survey were invited to enter. Sandi and Samrah have been contacted and will each receive a $50 gift card for…
Rank this Week: 3892

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Jul 14

    The Adaptive Technologies Committee has been busy

    The Adaptive Technologies Committee has been busy
    In this past year, the CS-SIS Adaptive Technologies Committee reviewed the Making Web Pages Accessible: a Pithy Guide to WCAG 2.0 web site and added new content to it. Committee Chair Ryan Overdorf participated in an…
  • Jul 12

    Annual Meeting: Cool Tools!

    Annual Meeting: Cool Tools!
    One of the most exciting parts of the Annual Meeting is the CS-SIS Cool Tools Café.  This year, Cool Tools will be held on Tuesday, July 18th from 2:30-3:30 in ACC Room 9ABC.  Get ready to learn about these cool…
  • Jul 11

    CS-SIS 2017 Annual Meeting Grant Winner

    CS-SIS 2017 Annual Meeting Grant Winner
    Each year, CS awards grants to members to attend the AALL Annual Meeting. We do so in two categories: Grant for Students and New Law Librarians and Grant for Experienced Librarians. These grants are a win-win for the SIS and…
Rank this Week: 3901

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: 1222

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/
  • Jul 13

    Get Your History (or Art) Fix on a Courthouse Tour

    Get Your History (or Art) Fix on a Courthouse Tour
    You may not have time to visit a museum during your workday, but courthouse employees are often delighted to discover the what lies on the other floors of the building.  We welcome these resident visitors to the law…
  • Jul 7

    Would You Go to Jail for Your Dog?

    Would You Go to Jail for Your Dog?
    Despite the scary caption, your dog has far more to lose in a court of law than you.  Minnesota allows Buster to face “jail” or far worse fates depending on his actions or your non-actions.  This is essentially…
  • Jul 3

    Have You Tried Google Scholar Lately?

    Have You Tried Google Scholar Lately?
    Good news for workaholics who don’t have round-the-clock access to Westlaw or other subscription databases for their legal research needs.  If you  have internet service, you can likely find what you need on Google…
Rank this Week: 1594

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
  • Jul 13

    Artscape 2017 Law Library Hour

    Artscape 2017 Law Library Hour
    The law library’s hours during Artscape will be: Thursday, July 20:     8 am – 11 pm (normal hours) Friday, July 21:     8 am – 3 pm Saturday, July 22:      Closed Sunday, July 23:  …
  • Jul 11

    Bar Exam Snack Break

    Bar Exam Snack Break
    Studying for the Bar?  The law library will have snacks to help you power through this final push to exam day.  Snacks will begin at 4 p.m. at the 7th floor Service Desk at the main entrance to the library … Continue reading…
  • Jul 5

    New! West Academic Study Aid

    New! West Academic Study Aid
    The Law Library is now offering access to West Academic Study Aids! This platform allows you to access hundreds of West study aids online– anytime, anywhere. Titles include: Gilbert Law Summaries Black Letter Series Nutshell Series And…
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ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jul 12

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law

    Resources to Stay Happy and Healthy While Practicing Law
    A new website, Happy! Effective Lawyer, dedicated to helping attorneys take "affirmative steps to enhance your engagement, productivity, competency, and happiness," is launching on August 1 (but it's got plenty of great content…
  • Jun 14

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law

    Litigation Analytics on Bloomberg Law
    Colleague Deborah Ginsberg has a great post on how Bloomberg Law's Litigation Analytics can be a valuable tool for students seeking information about judges, law firms, or the litigation history of a particular company. For example,…
  • May 16

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm

    Wednesday, May 17: Law Library Hours Are 8 am to 11 pm
    We're very close to the end of law school final exams! Note that we are ending our midnight extended hours on Wednesday, May 17. Our hours for May 17 will be: 8 am to 11 pm. Please check our hours...
Rank this Week: 770

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Jul 12

    Readers’ Advisory

    Readers’ Advisory
    You think you know where to find books in the library, when you are a librarian. But my experience proves that every public library is planned differently posing challenges for the reader and readers’ advisory. We moved into a new…
  • Apr 20

    A Welcoming Space

    A Welcoming Space
    Public libraries are a lot like the tardis in Dr. Who. They are more complex from what they appear to be. Similar to the tardis which is seemingly a blue police call box in the science fiction tv series, libraries seem to be books on the…
  • 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…
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Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

Explores issues relating to risk, value, strategy, libraries, knowledge and the legal profession. By Jean P. O'Grady.

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3667

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 3862

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

https://www.bu.edu/lawlibrary/
  • Jul 11

    AALL Conference Poster

    AALL Conference Poster
    This summer, our law librarians will be participating in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) Annual Meeting & Conference in a variety of ways, including by presenting two posters. These posters will highlight our recent…
  • Jun 13

    Bar Exam Resource

    Bar Exam Resource
    Check out our bar exam resources!
  • Jun 8

    Library Hosts LLNE/ABLL Spring Meeting on June 9

    Library Hosts LLNE/ABLL Spring Meeting on June 9
    The Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries are hosting the Spring Meeting of the Law Librarians of New England cosponsored by Association of Boston Law Librarians on Friday, June 9.  This is a gathering of law librarians from the law…
Rank this Week: 2684

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/10
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlPetition was filed in Cougar Den, Inc. v. Washington State Department of Licensing (Taxation; Treaty Rights) on 6/14/17. Petition was denied in  City…
  • Jun 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/21
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.htmlOpinion was issued in Matal v. Tam (Trademarks; Free Speech) on 6/19/17. U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin…
  • Jun 16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/16

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/16
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlStanding Rock Sioux Tribe v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Oil Pipeline - Environmental Impacts)United States v. Gila Valley Irrigation District (Indian Water…
Rank this Week: 1041

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Jul 10

    Accessing WiFi at Other Universitie

    Accessing WiFi at Other Universitie
    Law Center students may now use eduroam for WiFi access when studying at other universities. Eduroam is a secure worldwide wireless access service that enables students, faculty, and staff to use their home institution’s…
  • Jul 5

    Wolff Change

    Wolff Change
    The Wolff Library will be unstaffed starting Saturday, July 8, 2017.  The study spaces on the 3rd and 4th floors of Hotung in the Wolff space will remain available until mid-August, when construction is scheduled to begin.  Once…
  • Jul 2

    Reference Desks Closed July 3 & 4

    Reference Desks Closed July 3 & 4
    The Williams & Wolff Reference Desks will be closed on July 3 and 4 due to the holiday.  We wish everyone a safe 4th of July and look forward to responding to your reference requests when we return on July 5. For the most current…
Rank this Week: 2486

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jul 8

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant

    Small Claims Court in Oregon: Advice and Tips for Plaintiffs and Defendant
    You can’t (CANNOT) waltz into an Oregon Small Claims Court and expect to win your case. You have to do your homework: 1) You have to read the book (in public and law libraries and bookstores): “Using Small Claims Court in…
  • Jun 30

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse

    Meeting, July 2017: Accessibility and ADA at the New Multnomah County (Oregon) Courthouse
    July 10, 2017, Meeting announcement: Accessibility and ADA and the new Multnomah County Courthouse In 2020, Multnomah County will open a new downtown courthouse. Please join the project and design Continue reading →
  • Jun 30

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon

    Use of Fictitious Name for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon
    Article, from the Oregon State Bar Litigation Section, June/July 2017: Judge’s Corner: “Use of Fictitious Names for Parties in Civil Litigation in Oregon,” by The Honorable James Hargreaves (Senior Judge, retired), Lane…
Rank this Week: 1994

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Jul 7

    New International Pact Protects Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment

    New International Pact Protects Human Right to a Clean and Healthy Environment
    French President Emmanuel Macron has committed to actively supporting a global pact to protect the human right to a clean and healthy environment. On June 24, 2017, Macron, at the Sorbonne with 800 in attendance, accepted the draft Global…
  • Jul 7

    The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Resources on the Crisi

    The Opioid Abuse Epidemic: Resources on the Crisi
    Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue in the United States. The statistics are staggering: an estimated 1.9 million people in this country have a prescription opioid use disorder, while another 586,000 have a heroin use disorder. In…
  • Jun 27

    NOW: A Feminist Movement for Change

    NOW: A Feminist Movement for Change
    POST WRITTEN BY: Alexandra Dorian Lapes (J.D. expected 2018, Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University) Founded in 1966, the National Organization for Women (NOW) is the largest organization of feminist activists in the United States.…
Rank this Week: 2701

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Jul 6

    Balancing the Scale

    Balancing the Scale
    Check your local PBS television listings.  Starting July 5 many public television stations will begin showing the documentary “Balancing the Scales,” a film by Georgia lawyer and filmmaker Sharon Rowen. American Public…
  • Jun 5

    ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality of Electronic Document

    ABA Ethics Opinion on Confidentiality of Electronic Document
    On May 11th, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility issued Formal Opinion 477, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information.  This important ethics opinion discusses…
  • May 30

    2017 Summer Research Challenge

    2017 Summer Research Challenge
    The post 2017 Summer Research Challenge appeared first on Mendik Matters.
Rank this Week: 2547

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 4

    Proxy Servers for Electronic Resource

    Proxy Servers for Electronic Resource
    As I recently struggled with Wolters Kluwer to get our CCH Intelliconnect service to work properly through EZProxy, this topic turned out to be rather timely. Many of our libraries already subscribe to a number of databases and other…
  • Jul 3

    Project management software

    Project management software
    In the most recent issue of Computers in Libraries, Li Chen and Xueying Chen wrote about using a free software called Trello for project management. (Li Chen & Xueying Chen, How to Manage Library Projects with Trello, Computers in Libr.,…
  • Jun 28

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Dana Deseck-Piazzon

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: Dana Deseck-Piazzon
    1. Introduce yourself (name & position). Hi! I am Dana Deseck-Piazzon, Librarian at the National Center for State Courts in Williamsburg, Virginia.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?Yes, as the solo…
Rank this Week: 3864

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/
  • Jun 30

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th.

    The Fred Parks Library will be closed Tuesday, July 4th.
    We will re-open for normal Library hours on Wednesday, July 5th.
  • Apr 18

    Study Guides are Here!

    Study Guides are Here!
    Thank you to all the students that made our Study Guides event a success. Many of you stopped by to find out what study guides are available, and how they can help you prepare for class and for exams.All the print volumes we had on order have…
  • Apr 6

    Throwback Thursday: Alumni Weekend Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Alumni Weekend Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistAlumni weekend starts tomorrow, Friday, April 7th, with family bowling night at Lucky Strike, located right across the street from the College. To kick things…
Rank this Week: 3880

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 30

    Big Change on Congress.gov. Now the default search operator is AND instead of OR

    Big Change on Congress.gov. Now the default search operator is AND instead of OR
    June 26, 2017 is the date it all changed.Your search results may be more relevant on the Congress.gov website because the space between two search terms now uses the AND operator instead of the OR operator.Before June 26, 2017 the space…
  • Jun 4

    Dallas City Code Online

    Dallas City Code Online
    The Dallas City Code is online, which saves you time in finding the general language of an ordinance. However, if you need historical information you might want to try the 7th floor of the Dallas Public Library (Dallas History and…
  • Mar 29

    Online Brexit Resource

    Online Brexit Resource
    The Berkeley Library has created a sound resource collection about BREXIT.http://guides.lib.berkeley.edu/european-union/brexitAn excerpt for your review..."Developments surrounding the "Brexit" or vote on the Referendum of the…
Rank this Week: 615

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://wisblawg.law.wisc.edu/
  • Jun 30

    A small but critical change on Congress.gov

    A small but critical change on Congress.gov
      Congress.Gov announced yesterday that with their new version of searching, users will now get slightly different results. The reason? The default operator is now AND and not OR. So, as Congress.Gov’s post points out, a search for…
  • May 25

    New Tool Compares County Criminal Justice Statistics for Wisconsin and Other State

    New Tool Compares County Criminal Justice Statistics for Wisconsin and Other State
    Earlier this week, the nonprofit Measures for Justice launched an amazing new data portal “to assess and compare the criminal justice process from arrest to post-conviction on a county-by-county basis. The data set comprises measures…
  • May 12

    New ABA Guidance on Protecting Client Confidentiality in E-communication

    New ABA Guidance on Protecting Client Confidentiality in E-communication
    Yesterday, the American Bar Association issued new guidance on  protecting client confidentiality in electronic communications (Formal Opinion 477, Securing Communication of Protected Client Information).  This guidance updates a…
Rank this Week: 643

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 29

    New BIALL website

    New BIALL website
    The new BIALL website has now been launched, the new website is now live for you to enjoy.Please note the BIALL Blog has also moved: http://biall.org.uk/blog.If you have an RSS feed setup for this blog please update to the new blog RSS feed…
  • Jun 5

    Preparing for #BIALL2017 : Other places to go & things to do in Manchester

    Preparing for #BIALL2017 : Other places to go & things to do in Manchester
    Other places to go & things to do in ManchesterManchester is a really vibrant and interesting city, so if you have time to explore we would certainly recommend it! Here are a few suggestions of things to see & do in the city: Town…
  • Jun 5

    BIALL Professional Studies Bursary 2017

    BIALL Professional Studies Bursary 2017
    The BIALL sponsored Professional Studies Bursary 2017 is still open for applications until 30 June 2017. This very generous bursary offers up to £10000 towards all or part of the course fees for a BIALL member completing their…
Rank this Week: 3858

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Jun 22

    Important Changes to the Library Catalog

    Important Changes to the Library Catalog
    ASU Libraries is launching a new library catalog on June 30th .  During the transition from the old system to the new system, a few library catalog features will not be available. From June 27th at 3:00pm to June 29th YOU WILL NOT BE…
  • May 10

    Library Summer Research Workshop Serie

    Library Summer Research Workshop Serie
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library is pleased to announce the 2017 Summer Research Workshop Series. Five different workshop topics are being offered; each topic is intended to help Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law students participating in…
  • Apr 25

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw

    Summer and Post-Graduation Use of Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw
    Wondering which research tools you can use this summer?  We have outlined both summer access and post-graduation use policies for Bloomberg Law, LexisNexis, and Westlaw below. Remember that you also have unlimited access to many…
Rank this Week: 2907

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Jun 20

    SLANT art now in Library as Supremes rule in Matal v. Tam

    SLANT art now in Library as Supremes rule in Matal v. Tam
    The Library has acquired four prints of SLANT art, created by members of a musical group composed of persons of Asian descent that had been party to a trademark disparagement suit. Tam applied to register the mark "The Slants," but the…
  • Jun 19

    Bartow Copyright Collection : Wallace...circus of a copyright case

    Bartow Copyright Collection : Wallace...circus of a copyright case
    Shows the Supreme Court has been looking at copyright controversies for hundreds of years. Bleistein v. Donaldson Lithographing Co., 188 U.S. 239 (1903) Appellants, members of a company engaged in the lithography business, brought an action…
  • Jun 7

    Scholars’ Repository Quarterly Impact Report

    Scholars’ Repository Quarterly Impact Report
    The UNH Scholars’ Repository Law School Collection is an Open Access Institutional Repository of published scholarly works.   Highlights CNN.com linked to an UNH Law Review article, “London, Libel Capital No Longer? The…
Rank this Week: 3214

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jun 14

    Happy Bar Studie

    Happy Bar Studie
    The 2017 Georgia Bar Exam will be administered on the 25th and 26th of July.  Which means test takers still have plenty of time to cram the necessary legal information to pass (cough cough).  The library has numerous digital and…
  • May 22

    Library System Improvement

    Library System Improvement
    The Law Library, with University Library, will be changing the interface for our catalog. If you use gilfind.gsu.edu or gil.gsu.edu to search for library items, you will be redirected to our new search system on Friday, May 26. The new system…
  • May 1

    Faculty Reading List – Summer 2017

    Faculty Reading List – Summer 2017
    Did you ever wonder what your professors read in their spare time?  They certainly don’t sit around re-reading cases do they? Of course they don’t! We asked the faculty if they had any suggestions for summer reading, and…
Rank this Week: 2936

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Jun 6

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey thanked NJLLA for donations collected at our recent annual meeting. Kudos to the Community Service Committee for its efforts in arranging the donations.
  • Apr 26

    AALL’s First Innovation Tournament to be Held at Annual Meeting in Austin

    AALL’s First Innovation Tournament to be Held at Annual Meeting in Austin
    [Posted on behalf of AALL] A few creative go-getters ready to pitch their ideas — ideas that beat out all the others to reach this stage. A panel of judges comprised of the industry’s thought leaders, waiting to be wowed. ……
  • Apr 21

    NJLLA’s Community Service Effort Receives Thank

    NJLLA’s Community Service Effort Receives Thank
    Marty’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary in Upper Freehold, NJ, has sent the Association a warm thank you note for our recent community service effort to benefit their organization. Read the full letter here!
Rank this Week: 2856

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 5

    Seeking candidates for the VALL Programs Committee for 2017-2018

    Seeking candidates for the VALL Programs Committee for 2017-2018
    by Andrew WinstonCommittee work will involve working with me (as committee chair) on the 2017 Fall Meeting and 2018 Spring Meeting.  The 2017 Fall Meeting will be at a joint meeting of VALL and the Virginia Library Association. …
  • Jun 5

    VALL Executive Board

    VALL Executive Board
    L-R: Andrew Winston (VP/PE); Lara Dresser (President); Dana Piazzon (Secretary); Patty Petroccione (past President). Not in picture: Doris Morgan (Director); Alexis Fetzer (Director); David Knight (Treasurer); Evelyn Campbell…
  • May 30

    Insider Tips on FOIA in Virginia

    Insider Tips on FOIA in Virginia
    by Donna BauschPresenters:  Natalie Womack, DEQ FOIA Officer          Alan Gernhardt, Senior Attorney, Virginia FOIA Council Natalie Womack came to the Virginia Department of…
Rank this Week: 3898

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://blog.mass.gov/masslawlib/
  • Jun 1

    Word(s) of the Month – in pari delicto

    Word(s) of the Month – in pari delicto
    Words of Law is a regular feature of Massachusetts Law Updates, highlighting a particular word or phrase and its meaning in law. Today’s phrase is  in pari delicto. in pari delicto (in par-I dә-lik-toh), adv. [Latin “in…
  • May 23

    Hate Speech Law in Massachusett

    Hate Speech Law in Massachusett
    Hate crime and hate speech are related, but not identical topics.  A hate crime is a crime that is motivated by bigotry.   See our earlier blog post about hate crime in Massachusetts. Hate speech is defined by Black’s Law…
  • Apr 20

    Hate Crime Law in Massachusett

    Hate Crime Law in Massachusett
    “Hate crimes” and “hate speech” are hot topics in the realms of education, the courts, the media, and in our daily lives.  These are two separate but related issues.  “Hate speech” will be a…
Rank this Week: 3836

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
Rank this Week: 907

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
  • May 18

    Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting

    Did Google Mean to Discontinue Instant Predictions Setting
    Did Google mean to take away the ability to turn off "Instant Predictions" in search? Or did it just get lost in the last update of the Chrome browser? I had a look at my Google Search Settings today and was surprised by...
  • Mar 31

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice
    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice By Jennifer Ellis, Esq. When I became aware of a keyboard made specifically for lawyers, I found myself interested. I didn't think too much about it for the lawyers at my firm, Lowenthal…
  • Mar 31

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice

    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice
    LegalBoard, the Keyboard for Lawyers, In Practice By Jennifer Ellis, Esq. When I became aware of a keyboard made specifically for lawyers, I found myself interested. I didn't think too much about it for the lawyers at my firm, Lowenthal…
Rank this Week: 4622

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • May 16

    Registrations closes May 31 for ELLA's 15th Annual HeadStart Program

    Registrations closes May 31 for ELLA's 15th Annual HeadStart Program
    Edmonton Law Libraries Association is proud to present the 15th Annual HeadStart ProgramFrom request to memo, follow the trail of legal research including finding articles, books, case law, and legislation. Research professionals will provide…
  • Nov 6

    LegalAve - Alberta family law information

    LegalAve - Alberta family law information
    Marsha Guthrie, Manager, Implementation and Partnerships with the Alberta Legal Information Society and Julie Rainey of Alberta Law Libraries for sending the following my way:New free website for Albertans dealing with family law issues:…
  • Oct 8

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries call for conference proposal

    Canadian Association of Law Libraries call for conference proposal
    A couple of weeks ago I was fortunate to speak with members of the Toronto Association of Law Libraries about the synergies between knowledge management, law librarianship and process improvement.  I hope to speak on similar issues at…
Rank this Week: 3875

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
  • May 11

    Tools for Empirical Legal Research: Qualtrics for survey

    Tools for Empirical Legal Research: Qualtrics for survey
    Yale researchers have access to Qualtrics, a powerful, flexible online survey platform that is suited for survey-based empirical legal research projects. Qualtrics is accessible with your Yale NetID and password. Qualtrics offers a…
  • Apr 18

    Finding Past Exam

    Finding Past Exam
    Did you know that the Law Library makes accessible many of your professors’ previous exams to use as study aids? Yale Law School students can access these exams from our MORRIS catalog. Step-by-step instructions are below and…
  • Apr 12

    Book Talk: Thunder in the Mountains: The Clash of Two American Legends, Oliver Otis Howard and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce

    Book Talk: Thunder in the Mountains: The Clash of Two American Legends, Oliver Otis Howard and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce
    Please join the Lillian Goldman Law Library, American Constitution Society at Yale Law School and the Native American Law Students Association for a discussion with Daniel J. Sharfstein ’00 regarding his book, Thunder in the Mountains:…
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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
  • May 7

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54

    Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
    Source: Episode 06: Frank Stella ’54
  • Apr 24

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover

    Statement regarding past abuse at Andover
    Today, we know that many schools, including Andover, have not always lived up to our commitment to protect students in our care. Over the past year, independent investigators from Sanghavi Law Office have been carrying out a review of all…
  • Feb 1

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017

    On the Executive Orders of January 2017
    The President’s Executive Orders on immigration have prompted calls of concern from students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff at Andover. I’m sure that is true at all schools that are committed to a diverse student body and…
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The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

Covers rare legal books. From the Boston College Law Library.

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

    New acquisition: a 19th century law student outline?

    New acquisition: a 19th century law student outline?
    We loved this recent acquisition because it looks like a modern day law student outline! Following the structure of Joseph Story's Commentaries on Equity Pleadings (2nd ed, New York, 1940), the author created a detailed outline of Story's…
  • Apr 19

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer

    New Acquisition: Personal Library Catalogue of Prominent Nineteenth-Century NYC Lawyer
    Bound in beautiful Morocco, this catalogue highlights the intellectual pursuits of Dexter A. Hawkins, one of the founders of the preeminent New York City firm Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP. Originally from New England, Hawkins opened up…
  • Feb 15

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist
    We are pleased to announce the opening of the spring exhibit in the Law Library's Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Curated by Mary Bilder and Laurel Davis, the exhibit is entitled "Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist".Morris…
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Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 2

    *NEW*Summer & Post-Graduation Access info about Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

    *NEW*Summer & Post-Graduation Access info about Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law
    Want to know your access privilege to your favorite legal databases for the summer or post-graduation? Here are all the details you need to know. For our Graduates Westlaw You will begin to see a pop-up message whenever you log into…
  • Feb 8

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!
    Previous only available in print in the reference collection, now available both in print and on HeinOnline, National Survey of State Laws is an indispensable reference work provides an overall view of some of the most-asked about and…
  • Jan 20

    Library Instagram Contest – Show us what you love about our Library!

    Library Instagram Contest – Show us what you love about our Library!
    We know you love our library. So do we! Started last year, we created a library Instagram account to showcase our library’s happenings and services. Over there, you will see pictures and posts about the events we sponsored at the…
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Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

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

    Draft Finished

    Draft Finished
    Twelve Chapters, 264 pages, 45,000 words, and 256 illustrations. Done, ready for the reviewers. Publication, maybe, this fall.
  • Mar 19

    RIP Chuck Berry and CNN Sloppy Copywriters???

    RIP Chuck Berry and CNN Sloppy Copywriters???
    Chuck Berry deserves better than this from CNN - a slap-dash obituary with some website's URL still embedded:That is not a link, and I don't think CNN gives sources for their stories anyway.
  • Nov 10

    Lift Your Glas to the Awful Truth ...

    Lift Your Glas to the Awful Truth ...
    Reciting the lyrics was getting too somber - Leonard Cohen would want us to be joyful in the memory of him and his music, so I made this ridiculous thing - let’s hope we get through the rest of 2016 without losing any more great…
Rank this Week: 4079

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

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

    Law Day 2017

    Law Day 2017
    The library will celebrate Law Day on Monday, May 1, 2017. Please stop by the 4th Floor circulation desk for some cake and coffee at 2:30 p.m. while you peruse the Law Day book display! As part of Law Day, … Continue reading →
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday to Thomas Jefferson!
    Please stop by the 4th floor library tomorrow, April 14, 2017 at 2 p.m. to celebrate Thomas Jefferson’s birthday with cake and coffee. Don’t forget to give a birthday present to yourself! Complete the annual library…
  • Apr 12

    What is your librarian an expert in?

    What is your librarian an expert in?
    Happy National Library Week! Stop by the 4th Floor Circulation desk this week and tell us what your librarian is an expert in. You will be entered into a drawing for a movie night package prize! Please do not forget to … Continue…
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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/
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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/
  • Apr 18

    Research Assistant Training

    Research Assistant Training
    The Law Library will be offering a training for all summer research assistants on Friday, April 28 from 1-2pm in room 267. If you’re working for a professor this summer, come join us for a look at academic legal research ……
  • Feb 1

    History of Supreme Court Nomination

    History of Supreme Court Nomination
    By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I thought I’d point out a great source from HeinOnline called History of Supreme Court Nominations…
  • Jan 27

    Research Help

    Research Help
    The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get ……
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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/
  • Apr 18

    The Lasting Impact of Louis D. Brandei

    The Lasting Impact of Louis D. Brandei
    There have been many summations of Brandeis’s philosophy over the years, but there is always room for new looks at his life’s work. The latest overview is an article by Joel K. Goldstein and Charles A. Miller called…
  • Feb 2

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate
    While going through the John Marshall Harlan papers here at the University of Louisville, I stumbled across a typewritten transcript of an old Kentucky newspaper article describing a debate between Harlan and William Elliott Simms as they…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2592

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Apr 11

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update

    Stanford Copyright & Fair Use – Key Overview Update
    Q: Thank you for updating the copyright overview on this site. What are the most important changes that you want us to know? A: Because the update reflects changes from 2014 through 2016 it includes a few decisions that readers may be…
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook
    How will libraries hold onto ebooks and other digital files like mp3s so that readers and scholars in the future can still read them?  The current state of affairs relies on license agreements with publishers who in turn license to…
  • Nov 16

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit
    Everyone who thought they were protected from copyright lawsuits based on user postings, read this and take action by December 1st. Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection!   The post protect your site from copyright lawsuits…
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Law Librarian By Day

Law Librarian By Day

Covers technology, social networking and books. By Deborah Schander.

http://lawlibrarianbyday.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 11

    On Permanent Hiatu

    On Permanent Hiatu
    This blog was active from 2009 to 2011. The most-viewed posts are preserved here while others have been retired.
  • Mar 18

    Libraries: Bigger on the Inside

    Libraries: Bigger on the Inside
    Library = TARDIS[1].Think about it: just like the Doctor's famous Police Public Call Box, people have preconceived notions of what a library is. Libraries are viewed as antiquated and quaint institutions of the past that people completely…
  • Mar 14

    nook: The Afterparty

    nook: The Afterparty
    I have owned my nook just about six months now. Let's look at some numbers.
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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
  • Apr 3

    New Book Display: Cyber Law

    New Book Display: Cyber Law
    New Book Display: Cyber Law Check out the new book display on cyber law on L1 of the law library when you are free.  Complementing the two recent conferences held on campus: the Yale Cyber Leadership Forum and the 2017 We Robot…
  • Mar 28

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research

    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research
    Law Library Research Workshop: Foreign Law Research   March 29 2017 / Wednesday / Room 113 / 3:10 - 4:00 PM   Students will learn the basic strategies of conducting foreign law research using open-access and subscription resources.…
  • Feb 5

    Brexit Talk with MEP Catherine Stihler

    Brexit Talk with MEP Catherine Stihler
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library invites you to join MEP Catherine Stihler for a Brexit talk and discussion on Friday, February 10, 9:10 am – 10:00 am, in the Yale Law School Faculty Lounge. Doors will open at 9:00 for refreshments.
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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
  • Apr 2

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution

    Centennial of the Mexican Constitution
    *** The ninth anniversary of the Yale Law Library Rare Books Blog is a fitting opportunity to mark a much more momentous anniversary, the centennial of the Mexican Constitution of 1917. Although amended a few hundred times, this constitution…
  • Feb 1

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"

    New exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"
    A charming exhibit of animals pictured in law books opens February 1, courtesy of the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. Titled “Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books,” the exhibit is narrated from…
  • Jan 27

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
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Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 13

    Faculty Colloquium with Professor Jim Davids - March 21, 2017

    Faculty Colloquium with Professor Jim Davids - March 21, 2017
    Two Legal Threats to Christian Colleges and Universities—Loss of Tax Exemption and Loss of Hiring RightsProfessor Davids will revisit the Bob Jones University case on tax exemption to show its sharp limitations, and will consider how…
  • Mar 6

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    Regent University Law Library will be operating on an abbreviated schedule during the Law School's Spring Break.Hours of operation are as follows:Saturday, March 4th and 11th:  10 a.m. until 7 p.m.Monday-Friday, March 6th…
  • Feb 14

    Faculty Colloquium with Louis Hensler - Feb. 28, 2017

    Faculty Colloquium with Louis Hensler - Feb. 28, 2017
    NATURAL AFFECTION:Natural Law or Natural Selection, and Does it Matter?Tuesday, February 28, 2017  |  12:15-1:15pm | Moot Court RoomProfessor Hensler will review the history and concept of natural affection in human society…
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Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    The Return of Breakfast Bytes! | Feb. 15 @ 9:30am

    The Return of Breakfast Bytes! | Feb. 15 @ 9:30am
    The Breakfast Bytes program, presented by the Elon Law Library, will return on Wednesday, February 15th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the Commons. Join us for informal sit-down demonstrations of Microsoft Word formatting tips and tricks to…
  • Jan 24

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime…

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime Alert:ProQuest products will be unavailable from 10:00pm EST January 28, 2017 until 7:00am EST January 29, 2017.We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Oct 31

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
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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…
  • 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…
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