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Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 1

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System
    Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System: How Did We Get Here Social Justice Monday—Monday, February 1, 2016 Submitted by Jeanna McLellan, Electronic Services Assistant The United States incarcerates more people than any other…
  • Jan 29

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed
    On January 29, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson appointed John J. Beckley as the first Librarian of Congress. Beckley was a political supporter of Jefferson and campaigned on his behalf. Beckley served as both the Clerk of the House of…
  • Jan 28

    Today in Legal History: Brandeis Nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court

    Today in Legal History: Brandeis Nominated to the U.S. Supreme Court
    On January 28, 1916, President Wilson nominated “the people’s attorney,”  Louis D. Brandeis, to the Supreme Court. Brandeis was a legal giant, widely recognized for his weighty influence on the law, his championing…
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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence
    For the record, during the months of November through January, the legal world, for the most part, slows down.  For the most part.  Today, we've had three domestic violence cases come through out doors and one of them involved a guy…
  • Jan 25

    Tell Me A Story

    Tell Me A Story
    The other day I had an attorney come up to me and asked if I would be a soundboard.  Seems attorney was going into trial in a day, or so, and needed some critique on their opening statement to the jury.45 mintues later, my brain had…
  • Jan 18

    They See You When You're Sleeping

    They See You When You're Sleeping
    Did you know that each time you run a search in Google (the #1 search engine), team Google saves your key words and the links you click on.  Team Google then sells that data to vendors who then target you with specific ads based on past…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Feb 1

    New Books at the Law Library – February 1, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – February 1, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE8440 .D44 2015 Ronald Joseph Delisle et al., Evidence: Principles and Problems, 11th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2015). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KD7177 .B8 2016 Edward Bullen et al. , Bullen…
  • Jan 25

    New Books at the Law Library – January 25, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – January 25, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE602 .P39 2015 Julien D. Payne, Marilyn A. Payne, Child Support Guidelines in Canada, 2015 (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015). Online access: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/ubc/docDetail.action?docID=11092599 LAW LIBRARY level 3:…
  • Jan 18

    New Books at the Law Library – January 18, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – January 18, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HD58.6 .W67 2015 Robert C. Worthington, Negotiation: Principles, Tips, and Tactics for Successful Deal-Making (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: HG8123.C3 B67 2015 Jason A. Swales & Erdem…
Rank this Week: 4295

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
  • Feb 1

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"
    A hundred years ago, a bomb explosion was the pretext that San Francisco authorities needed to prosecute the militant left-wing labor organizer Tom Mooney on trumped-up murder charges. Mooney’s false conviction set off a 22-year…
  • Jan 13

    New on the shelves: Venetian decree

    New on the shelves: Venetian decree
    Cataloging is now complete on a significant addition to our Italian statute collection: two bound volumes containing 204 Venetian “Parte Presas”, dating from 1574 to 1655. A “parte presa” is an individual decree issued…
  • Jan 8

    Course Reserve

    Course Reserve
    If your professor has set a course reading for you, it will be held behind the circulation desk on L3 of the library. You can check it out from here for up to three hours. A quick request: if the library does not have a book on reserve which…
Rank this Week: 4263

Instructional Technology

Instructional Technology

A blawg by Darlene Cardillo, an Instructional Technologist at Albany Law School, dedicated to issues related to instructional technology in general and especially as it relates to legal education.

http://albanylawtech.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 1

    Lecture Capture Anyone?

    Lecture Capture Anyone?
    After several years of using portable audio recorders to record classes for students and Adobe Presenter to add narration to PowerPoint Presentations, Albany Law School has moved to the Panopto lecture capture system for these…
  • Jan 29

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?

    They’re Not Paying Attention! What Can We Do?
    According to a recent study published in the Journal of Media Education, university students are not paying attention in class. They spend 20% of their time in class doing things on their digital devices that have nothing to do…
  • Oct 2

    Who Likes What?

    Who Likes What?
    Recently, Campus Technology polled hundreds of education professionals to ask them which products they think are truly the best. So here’s what they said (in Campus Technology’s first-ever higher education…
Rank this Week: 4438

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1324

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 1

    National Survey of State Laws Available Online

    National Survey of State Laws Available Online
    It's been said – many times – that the correct answer to most legal questions is "It depends." While it may be clichéd, the statement does emphasize how each legal situation is completely unique, and governed by a complex…
  • Jan 25

    No More FOMO: The Library Latest

    No More FOMO: The Library Latest
    Yes, yes, we know. FOMO, or "fear of missing out," is a term more frequently applied to social gatherings than to scholarship. But when you are researching a seminar paper, conducting a preemption check for your journal note, or even simply…
  • Jan 13

    Remembering the Nuremberg Trials: Part II

    Remembering the Nuremberg Trials: Part II
    Part II of “Remembering the Nuremberg Trials” by Reference Librarian Marguerite Most (see part I) introduces several documents which predated World War II and were cited by the victor allies to support the legitimacy of the…
Rank this Week: 4255

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: 3581

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
  • Feb 1

    Recent Acquisitions, January 25 – February 1, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, January 25 – February 1, 2016
    0 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Some books have cover images provided by Google. All other data © Osgoode Hall Law School.
  • Jan 29

    New Legal History Journal Subscription

    New Legal History Journal Subscription
    The Osgoode Library now subscribes to JUS GENTIUM: Journal of International Legal History, the first issue of which has just recently been published. Jus Gentium is the first American journal dedicated to addressing the history of…
  • Jan 25

    Recent Acquisitions, January 18 – January 25, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, January 18 – January 25, 2016
    11 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2016: K 487 S3 C37 2015 The ecology of law : toward a legal system in tune with nature and community Berrett-Koehler Publishers, 2015 xix, 216 pages : … Continue…
Rank this Week: 4571

Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

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

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
Rank this Week: 4421

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 29

    Bluebook Trainings Offered This Semester

    Bluebook Trainings Offered This Semester
    The training provides an overview of The Bluebook and citation rules. Specifically: Introduction/structure of The Bluebook; Tabbing The Bluebook; Elements of basic citation form, rules, and exercises; Use of introductory signals and short…
  • Jan 4

    New Year, New Law

    New Year, New Law
    New Year, New Laws, by Sara Randazzo and Max Rust From coast to coast in 2016, new laws are going into effect regulating everything from where guns can be carried to how children are immunized. More than a dozen states … Continue…
  • Dec 9

    Yale Finds Error in Legal Stylebook: Harvard Did Not Create It

    Yale Finds Error in Legal Stylebook: Harvard Did Not Create It
    Having some trouble with The Bluebook? You are not alone! Our reference librarians are always available and happy to help you with navigating The Bluebook. Yale Finds Error in Legal Stylebook: Harvard Did Not Create It by The…
Rank this Week: 4248

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Jan 29

    Should you #DeleteAcademiaEdu?

    Should you #DeleteAcademiaEdu?
    [ Note: Many readers of this blog have probably heard by now that Kevin Smith, who has been the primary author here, will soon be leaving Duke to be the Dean of Libraries at the University of Kansas. We do intend to keep the blog going, and…
  • Jan 6

    Copyright MOOCs, new and refreshed

    Copyright MOOCs, new and refreshed
    When my colleagues Anne Gilliland and Lisa Macklin and I released our first Coursera MOOC about copyright, called Copyright for Educators and Librarians, we were very pleased with the reaction.  Although our enrollment for that first…
  • Dec 15

    Rebels in the Campus Bookstore

    Rebels in the Campus Bookstore
    A guest post by Will Cross, Director of Copyright and Digital Scholarship at North Carolina State University As the semester winds down most normal people are sweating through final projects, scheduling visits with family and friends, or…
Rank this Week: 986

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jan 29

    Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability: Report on Judge Vance Day

    Oregon Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability: Report on Judge Vance Day
    The Oregonian has posted the Oregon  Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability report to the Oregon Supreme Court on Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day. You can find the report’s link at their 1/25/16 article:…
  • Jan 29

    The 2015 Oregon Revised Statutes are (almost) Now Online

    The 2015 Oregon Revised Statutes are (almost) Now Online
    Legislative Counsel just reported that the 2015 ORS will become available on Sunday, January 30 (I think they mean Sunday the 31st – or maybe Saturday the 30th?): “Note: The Oregon Revised Statutes will be unavailable Sunday,…
  • Jan 28

    Oregon House and Senate 2016 Bill

    Oregon House and Senate 2016 Bill
    The short session Oregon Legislative 2016 bills are now online. As of this moment, however, the 2015 Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS) are still NOT online, but if you’re very lucky you may click on that link one day, even one moment from…
Rank this Week: 2335

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    BIALL Newsletter Sponsorship 2016-17

    BIALL Newsletter Sponsorship 2016-17
    BIALL is pleased to announce that the next raft of sponsorship opportunities for the BIALL Newsletter, issues published from May 2016 to March 2017, will be opened for expressions of interest at 9am on Monday 1st February and will close at…
  • Jan 12

    Nominations open for BIALL Legal Journals Award 2016

    Nominations open for BIALL Legal Journals Award 2016
    Have you consulted or ordered a legal periodical recently that has stood out? Recognise outstanding quality in legal publishing by putting forward a publication for the BIALL Legal Journals Award, won last year by The Law Teacher.…
  • Dec 15

    BIALL Logo Poll - Update

    BIALL Logo Poll - Update
    Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote and/or submit comments on the BIALL Logo Poll.  The current logo has been used by the Association for over 20 years. Following the name change vote earlier this year (and therefore a…
Rank this Week: 4354

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Jan 29

    Law Library hours for Spring 2016

    Law Library hours for Spring 2016
    The regular schedule of Spring Hours at the Law Library will begin on Monday, February 1. REGULAR HOURS – February 1-May 4 Monday-Thursday:  open 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Friday:  open 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday:…
  • Jan 26

    Koren AV & Law IT Equipment for Spring 2016

    Koren AV & Law IT Equipment for Spring 2016
    The Koren AV Center and Law IT are currently booking equipment/technology requests for the upcoming Spring 2016 Semester. Due to budget restructuring, we are requesting at least 48 hours (or more) notice for equipment requests. Same…
  • Jan 26

    Now Available: ProQuest British Parliamentary Papers Collection

    Now Available: ProQuest British Parliamentary Papers Collection
    The Law Library now has access to the British Parliamentary Papers Collection. From ProQuest:   The Parliamentary Papers empowers researchers to explore the British perspective on historical and contemporary events through a vast…
Rank this Week: 4245

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/
  • Jan 28

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer
    I received multiple forwards of this article entitled "The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Lawyer." Apparently, I can't just enjoy things anymore. I thought it was a good article. I found much in it that I liked. A properly balanced individual…
  • Jan 12

    In the Age of Google, Law Librarians Manage Your Time, People, and Money

    In the Age of Google, Law Librarians Manage Your Time, People, and Money
    image [cc] Alex Proimos I saw mentioning of The Wall Street Journal opinion piece by Steve Barker, “In the Age of Google, Librarians Get Shelved,” this weekend, but didn’t actually read it until this morning. I found the…
  • Jan 11

    Time to Be the Change — Rebranding AALL to The Association for Legal Information

    Time to Be the Change — Rebranding AALL to The Association for Legal Information
    Over the next month, members of the American Association of Law Libraries will vote on whether to change the name of the organization to the Association for Legal Information.  I will be voting yes, and I encourage all members to take…
Rank this Week: 1273

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jan 26

    Why legal intranets lets users down!

    Why legal intranets lets users down!
    For anyone who manages an intranet in a law firm, a recent webinar by BA Insight will definitely be of interest. Called "Why Legal Intranets Let Users Down"The Webinar starts with an introduction to the four main issues that BA Insight see as…
  • Jan 4

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!
    It's hot and chrismassy...a win win situation!It seems odd to be writing about something in 2016, that took place in 2015. But that's exactly what I'm doing in this post, which as you may have spotted is called "The future of enterprise…
  • Nov 16

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?
    Two articles recently published on the CMS Wire website have caught my attention because they mention both Social and Knowledge Management, two of my favourite subjects :-)In the first article called "Social to Knowledge Management's Rescue"…
Rank this Week: 4360

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 25

    Confessions of a Campaign-Finance Racketeer

    Confessions of a Campaign-Finance Racketeer
    linkby GREG WEINER|3 Comments  6   The year was 1988, the first presidential election in which I was eligible to vote, and the trauma is still nearly too much to recount. The duo, brothers, arrived at my…
  • Jan 14

    Citizens United Wasn’t Really about Corporations as People

    Citizens United Wasn’t Really about Corporations as People
    link In the name of campaign finance reform, the United States government argued it could ban books.===================================This Friday, “13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi” will be released in theaters…
  • Jan 4

    Property Rights v. Tyranny

    Property Rights v. Tyranny
    Dr. Jim Garrow3 hrs · Now... For The Rest Of The Story:Following the escalation of tensions brought about by the BLM and other Federal Agencies in the Harney County Area of Oregon specifically but not limited to the legal…
Rank this Week: 4242

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

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

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Jan 25

    Library Open from 10am - 6pm

    Library Open from 10am - 6pm
    The law school building and the law library will open at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 26th. The library will close at 6 pm.
  • Jan 22

    Library Closing at 1pm and Closed Saturday and Sunday

    Library Closing at 1pm and Closed Saturday and Sunday
    Due to the changing forecast from the National Weather Service, the Law Library and the University will close at 1 p.m. today, Friday, January 22nd and will remain closed Saturday and Sunday to ensure the safety of our community.
  • Jan 22

    Snow Day Book

    Snow Day Book
    Here are some great books to read during a long, snowy weekend, as recommended by UM Carey Law students, faculty and staff: Half of the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide The Best of Simple The Christmas Train The…
Rank this Week: 4247

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jan 22

    Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez – Court Leaves Mootness Question Open

    Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez – Court Leaves Mootness Question Open
    As you probably know, on Wednesday, the Supreme Court finally issued its long-awaited opinion in Campbell-Ewald Co. v. Gomez.  Tammy Adkins & Helen Arnold of McGuireWoods’s Chicago office wrote up an excellent summary, which…
  • Dec 28

    The Ten Most Significant Class Action Cases of 2015

    The Ten Most Significant Class Action Cases of 2015
    Some years are exciting in class action practice; others are tamer. In general, in any established area of the law, precedent accumulates only incrementally. And, with the modern Rule 23 entering its 50th anniversary year, it makes sense that…
  • Oct 27

    Highlights from the ABA Institute on Class Action

    Highlights from the ABA Institute on Class Action
    Last week I had the good fortune to attend the ABA’s Institute on Class Actions in New Orleans.  It’s usually a great combination of legal talent, and it’s noted for the depth and quality of its panels.  Among this…
Rank this Week: 3657

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 22

    Upcoming ALCTS e-Forum: How Library Technical Services Can Support OER Initiative

    Upcoming ALCTS e-Forum: How Library Technical Services Can Support OER Initiative
    The American Library Association’s technical services division, the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS), periodically hosts e-forums, “two-day, moderated, electronic discussion forums that provide an…
  • Jan 13

    New Year, New Resources for Library Manager

    New Year, New Resources for Library Manager
    Source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/librariesrock/11695066003With 2016 now upon us, it seemed like a great time to scan the blogosphere and see what new posts and resources are out there that might help library managers increase both…
  • Dec 21

    Mashcat: Catalogers and Developers Working Together

    Mashcat: Catalogers and Developers Working Together
    If you are interested in the intersection of library catalog data and library computer systems, then the Mashcat movementis for you. To quote their website, “’Mashcat’ was originally an event in the UK in 2012 which was…
Rank this Week: 4358

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/
  • Jan 21

    Calling interested law students: annual essay competition is underway!

    Calling interested law students: annual essay competition is underway!
    The eighth annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition is underway and open to any graduate student in law, library science, history, or related fields! The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American…
  • Nov 30

    Early Maine Attorney's Court Docket Book

    Early Maine Attorney's Court Docket Book
    Today's item is a docket book once owned by Charles Greene, a successful lawyer in Maine. Interestingly, the entries begin in 1816, when Maine was still a district of Massachusetts. By the time of the last entry, in 1833, Maine had been a…
  • Oct 14

    New Acquisition: 19th Century Justice of the Peace Ledger

    New Acquisition: 19th Century Justice of the Peace Ledger
    This acquisition is a manuscript ledger of cases heard by Wilkes Wood, a justice of the peace for Middleborough in Plymouth County, Massachusetts. Wood graduated from Brown University in 1793 and was admitted to the bar of Plymouth in 1796…
Rank this Week: 4079

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Jan 20

    Lexis Refresher Sessions: 30 Minutes to a Better Memo

    Lexis Refresher Sessions: 30 Minutes to a Better Memo
    Lexis representative Teal Taylor will be offering three on-campus training sessions, which will cover research skills such as secondary sources, Terms & Connectors searching, and starting research with a statute. To sign up, visit the…
  • Jan 5

    Prof. Magee Authors Midfullness Article in ABA Journal

    Prof. Magee Authors Midfullness Article in ABA Journal
    USF Law Professor Rhonda Magee has an article in the January 2016 issue of the ABA Journal titled Life Experience And Cognitive Science Deepen The Case For Mindfulness In The Law (Click here to open a copy of the full...
  • Jan 4

    Happy 2016! - Law Library Hours Week of Jan 4-10

    Happy 2016! - Law Library Hours Week of Jan 4-10
    We're open, but will be operating with limited hours during the first week of January. Our regular hours resume on the first day of classes, January 11.
Rank this Week: 2198

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • 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…
  • Jan 8

    Happy New Year and What’s New in the Library?

    Happy New Year and What’s New in the Library?
    Hope everyone had an enjoyable winter break. We the librarians are always exploring new research resources for various needs. Often we get questions like “I need statistics on…, where should I look?”. Beginning this year,…
  • Jun 3

    Two noteworthy full-text databases for environmental research

    Two noteworthy full-text databases for environmental research
    With a wealth of environmental courses to select this summer, it is noteworthy that our library subscribe to two environmental related databases — Environment Complete and GreenFILE. These two databases are both full-text databases by…
Rank this Week: 4246

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 20

    Dean Kohm and Professor McKee to Speak at Law Faculty Colloquium Serie

    Dean Kohm and Professor McKee to Speak at Law Faculty Colloquium Serie
    Students are invited to attend the next Law Faculty Colloquium Series event: Tuesday, January 26, 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. on the Law Library Balcony. Dean Kohm and Professor McKee will present their recently published article: Examining…
  • Dec 10

    Carrels and Study Rooms Available!

    Carrels and Study Rooms Available!
    Looking for a quiet place to cram for Contracts or prepare for Property? The Law Library still has a number of carrels available. Reservation forms are available at the Access Services Desk. The cost is $10* per semester. (Exam Special!…
  • Dec 7

    Law Library's HeinOnline Collection Now Includes ABA Journal

    Law Library's HeinOnline Collection Now Includes ABA Journal
    The Law Library's HeinOnline Collection now includes full color PDFs of ABA periodicals. This collection digitizes materials from the ABA Package Plan, along with 44 periodicals previously only available to ABA section members. It provides…
Rank this Week: 4269

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
Rank this Week: 2356

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: 542

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 19

    Elon Law Community Book Exchange

    Elon Law Community Book Exchange
    Have you heard of the Little Free Library movement? Tiny community book exchanges and little free libraries are popping up all over the place!The Elon Law Library houses a community book exchange shelf in the copier room behind Circulation.…
  • Nov 20

    Study Room Policies for Reading Days and the Final Exam Period

    Study Room Policies for Reading Days and the Final Exam Period
    Study rooms may be reserved during Reading Days and the Final Exam Period, November 30, 2015 - December 16, 2015.Study rooms are for groups of three or more students.Sign-up sheets for the study rooms will be available at the Circulation Desk…
  • Sep 10

    Weekend Access to the Law School and Law Library

    Weekend Access to the Law School and Law Library
    This Friday kicks off the National Folk Festival (September 11 -13) in downtown Greensboro! Many streets around the law school will be closed during the festival which may impact your driving time/schedule this Friday, Saturday and…
Rank this Week: 4302

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/
  • Jan 13

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School

    Collection Spotlight - How to Succeed in Law School
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!We have pulled a collection of books forour new students and placed themon TOP of the low Reference shelvesnearest the elevators on the main 2nd…
  • Dec 21

    Fred Parks Law Library Holiday Hour

    Fred Parks Law Library Holiday Hour
    As a reminder the Fred Parks Law Library will close at 5:00pm Tuesday, December 22, 2015 and re-open at 8:30am Monday, January 4, 2016. The library staff at the Fred Parks Law Library would like to wish all our students, staff, faculty…
  • Nov 11

    Collection Spotlight - Exam Study Aid

    Collection Spotlight - Exam Study Aid
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library has many resourcesto assist you in preparing for exams.Many of them can be found inKF 283 (Reserve and Main4).There are also online aids -- seethe Student…
Rank this Week: 4287

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 12

    Ben on Jeopardy!

    Ben on Jeopardy!
    Yes, that's right -- VALL's own Ben Almoite will be a contestant on Jeopardy! this Thursday, January 14, so don't forget to tune in and cheer Ben on!How does one get to be on Jeopardy!? Other than the obvious ... be really, really good in…
  • Jan 12

    Message from the President

    Message from the President
    Hello, VALL members and Happy New Year!  As 2015 has now come and gone I would like to take a moment to thank all VALL members for a great year for our organization and look forward to many more milestones and achievements. After a very…
  • Dec 11

    In and Around VAll

    In and Around VAll
    It is that time again to bid farewell to a long-time VALL member who is retiring; welcome a new member into our midst; and send good wishes to those who have moved into new positions. Please see below on updates from VALL institutions.From…
Rank this Week: 4244

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 11

    NYPL Labs Remix Residency

    NYPL Labs Remix Residency
    New York Public Library offers its first Virtual $2,000 residency to do transformative things with its digital collection!http://www.nypl.org/help/about-nypl/fellowships-institutes/remixTimeline: February 19, 2016 -> March 11, 2016…
  • Dec 16

    Access to Court Opinions Expands - UELMA is Model

    Access to Court Opinions Expands - UELMA is Model
    Richard Leiter, Director of the Library, at University of Nebraska College of Law commented that the change adopted by the Nebraska Supreme Court was rolled out after two years of planning with the goal of being UELMA compliant.  In…
  • Nov 28

    The 37 Java API Packages Claimed by Oracle against Google

    The 37 Java API Packages Claimed by Oracle against Google
    Have you ever wondered what the 37 Java API packages (application programming interface) are in the dispute between Oracle and Google?They can be found in the footnotes in pages 7 and 8 of the decision in May 9,…
Rank this Week: 750

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Jan 7

    “Who Knew?!” Department

    “Who Knew?!” Department
    A word to the wise:  if you burgle a business and come and go through a snow-covered roof, you can expect to create enough reasonable suspicion to allow the police to follow the footprints to where you are located.  The case is…
  • Dec 15

    Happy Bill of Rights Day!

    Happy Bill of Rights Day!
    Today, we are celebrating the anniversary of the Bill of Rights!   Ratified on December 15, 1791, it lays out some of the key freedoms we enjoy.   As President Obama’s 2015 Bill of Rights Day Proclamation states,…
  • Nov 10

    Five Study Aids To Help You Get Through Exam

    Five Study Aids To Help You Get Through Exam
    It’s that time of year!  Fall break is over, final memos are due soon, and exams are imminent! The library has a large collection of study aids just waiting to help you prepare for exams. So how can you get ready for the end…
Rank this Week: 2163

Librarian on the Edge

Librarian on the Edge

Thoughts on all things digital from the Assistant Director of Technical Services for Library Systems at New York Law School's Mendik Library.

http://librariansonedge.blogspot.com
  • Jan 6

    Information repository hits home

    Information repository hits home
    When I was working on the brief biography for my latest book, I checked my facts by going into Google Scholar and found that I had authored at least 70 articles in the field of library science (and a total of one article in Grateful Dead…
  • Nov 9

    A tale of two place

    A tale of two place
    The other night I got free tickets to an advance screening of the film "Brooklyn" through a local Irish meetup group. I'd heard really good buzz about this, so I took the trouble to take the subway into Manhattan after work and up to 86th…
  • Dec 3

    One more time out of the gate

    One more time out of the gate
       I just got a contract from Chandos/Elsevier to write my third book - Fifty specialty libraries in New York City: From botany to magic. It has been a long struggle to get a publisher for this - funny becase I consider this to be,…
Rank this Week: 2848

The ZRG Blog

The ZRG Blog

Covers changes to Zimmerman's Research Guide. By Andrew Zimmerman.

http://zimmermansguide.wordpress.com/
  • Dec 25

    RIP: Zimmerman’s Research Guide

    RIP: Zimmerman’s Research Guide
    Zimmerman’s Research Guide will go off the Lexis Info Pro site at the end of 2015.   There will be no current public version as of January 1, 2016. The Internet Archive will host archived editions of the Guide.  To ……
  • Dec 27

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder
    Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, Research & Training Librarian at Paul Hastings LLP is my hero!  Jocelyn compiled and forwarded a list of resources explaining how to run an annual meeting for shareholders.   Jocelyn’s list now…
  • Dec 27

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder

    How to conduct an annual meeting for shareholder
    Jocelyn Stilwell-Tong, Research & Training Librarian at Paul Hastings LLP is my hero!  Jocelyn compiled and forwarded a list of resources explaining how to run an annual meeting for shareholders.   Jocelyn’s list now…
Rank this Week: 2852

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

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

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 22

    Christmas & New Year opening hours 2015/16

    Christmas & New Year opening hours 2015/16
    Following on from last year's successful pilot, the library will again be open on a self-service basis between Monday 28th December and Sunday 3rd January.The library will be open between 12pm - 7pm on these dates, with normal opening hours…
  • Dec 7

    LexisLibrary change

    LexisLibrary change
    Both the main search screen, and the way that results are displayed in LexisLibrary have been updated. The product doesn't look too different, but I thought that it was worth highlighting the changes. The main search screen (below)…
  • Dec 2

    Latest series of Law in Action

    Latest series of Law in Action
    I've previously mentioned Radio 4's Law in Action programme:http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.co.uk/2008/06/bbc-radio-4-law-in-action.html but wanted to flag up the most recent series, which broadcast last month.Topics covered included…
Rank this Week: 4268

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Dec 18

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour
    From Mon 21st – Wed 23rd Dec: The Library and IT Rooms will close early at 6pm  Thurs 24th Dec – Sun 3rd Jan:  CLOSED Normal opening hours will resume from Mon 4th Jan. (8.30am – 10pm)
  • Dec 18

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour
    The Library and LRC IT Rooms will be open on Sat 19th and Sun 20th Dec from 8.30am – 10pm. The Library will be staffed from 12pm – 4pm on both days. Mon 21st – Wed 23rd Dec: Early closure at 6pm…
  • Dec 11

    The Library self-issue machine will not be available from 11th-16th December due to an IT upgrade.

    The Library self-issue machine will not be available from 11th-16th December due to an IT upgrade.
    You will be unable to use the Library self-issue machine for book loans, renewals or returns from 11am on Friday 11th December until Wednesday 16th December. However you can still borrow, return and renew books using a manual system during…
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New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Dec 16

    Pajama Program Thanks NJLLA

    Pajama Program Thanks NJLLA
    The 2015 NJLLA Holiday Party was a great success! It was great to get together with so many of our colleagues to catch up and enjoy good food and good company in a relaxed environment. Many thanks to Lowenstein Sandler for hosting. Thanks…
  • Nov 18

    NJLLA’s Annual Holiday Party!

    NJLLA’s Annual Holiday Party!
    [ December 2, 2015; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] NJLLA's Annual Holiday Party! Wednesday, December 2, 2015 5:00-8:00 p.m. Lowenstein Sandler LS West Building 65 Livingston Ave Roseland, NJ 07068 Dinner Buffet and Dessert The holiday…
  • Sep 28

    NJLLA October Meeting: Challenges Faced by Librarians in our Rapidly Changing Political and Social Climate

    NJLLA October Meeting: Challenges Faced by Librarians in our Rapidly Changing Political and Social Climate
    [ October 29, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] New Jersey Law Librarians Association October 2015 Meeting Challenges Faced by Librarians in our Rapidly Changing Political and Social Climate Presented by Raymond Brown, Esq. Raymond Brown…
Rank this Week: 2615

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
  • Dec 16

    Stay Informed with CQ.com

    Stay Informed with CQ.com
    The library has a great resource to keep you informed on news from our nation’s capital.  From budget negotiations to voting rights, CQ.com can be your go-to source for the latest news pertaining to activities in Congress. …
  • Dec 15

    Need Some Gift Ideas?

    Need Some Gift Ideas?
    As final exams wind down and you find yourself scrambling for those last minute holiday gifts, you might try the Supreme Court Historical Society for your lawyerly gift buying needs. Always a good source for those hard to find Lady Justice…
  • Dec 9

    What’s New? IUCAT Tips to Stay on Top of the Law Library’s Latest Acquisition

    What’s New? IUCAT Tips to Stay on Top of the Law Library’s Latest Acquisition
    Each month the Jerome Hall Law Library adds materials to its already amazing collection of legal information.  A vibrant and growing library collection is one of the signs of an exceptional law school.  Each month we add materials…
Rank this Week: 4299

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

Legal commentary and recommended resources on issues and events with legal significance from the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Dec 15

    UPDATED: Legal Research Reports: Japan: Interpretations of Article 9 of the Constitution

    UPDATED: Legal Research Reports: Japan: Interpretations of Article 9 of the Constitution
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Japan: Interpretations of Article 9 of the Constitution. One of the distinctive features of Japan’s current Constitution is its embrace of pacifism. In article 9 of the…
  • Dec 15

    Legal Research Reports: Japan: Article 9 of the Constitution

    Legal Research Reports: Japan: Article 9 of the Constitution
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Japan: Article 9 of the Constitution. Although from the mid-1980s until recently, the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (known as the PKK) was the major insurgent opponent of…
  • Dec 10

    Legal Research Reports: Turkey: Recent Developments in National and Public Security Law

    Legal Research Reports: Turkey: Recent Developments in National and Public Security Law
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Turkey: Recent Developments in National and Public Security Law. In March 2015, Turkey’s Parliament passed two major “package” laws, many of whose…
Rank this Week: 869

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
  • Dec 14

    New exhibit: Yale Journal of International Law: Then and Now

    New exhibit: Yale Journal of International Law: Then and Now
    A new display highlighting the history of the Yale Journal of International law is mounted on L1 of the law library. The journal went through two name changes over the years since its inception in…
  • Mar 31

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale

    New Exhibit: Detention on a Global Scale
    The Yale Law School is hosting the combined Robert L.
  • Nov 4

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law

    New Exhibit: Judges, Judging and Judicial Lawmaking in International Law
    A new exhibit showcasing a selection of representative works on international judicial lawmaking in the law library foreign and international law collection is now on display on L1 of the law library. The selections of works highlight the…
Rank this Week: 4346

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Dec 10

    Tech Thursday: Apps That Share Your Data

    Tech Thursday: Apps That Share Your Data
    It's always a good thing to practice safe computing, no one wants their personal data stolen. Techlicious' Elmer Montejo's article "These Popular Apps Are Secretly Sharing Personal Data" references a study by a team of security researches. He…
  • Dec 1

    CLE Video Replays at the Cleveland Law Library in December

    CLE Video Replays at the Cleveland Law Library in December
    The Cleveland Law Library is offering video replays of its 4 Fall 2015 CLE's this December: Quantum of Harm: Obtaining or Surviving Summary Judgment in Employment Discrimination Cases, Thursday December 17th Current Appellate Practice in the…
  • Nov 19

    Tech Thursday: Discarding Old Computer

    Tech Thursday: Discarding Old Computer
    Do you have any old computers lying around the office or house? Don't send it to the curb until you clean all of your sensitive information from it. Techlicious' Christina DesMarais writes: "However you choose to dispose of your computer,...
Rank this Week: 477

Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Howard Cosell on John Lennon’s Death and “This Sick, Sports-Obsessed Country”

    Howard Cosell on John Lennon’s Death and “This Sick, Sports-Obsessed Country”
    Several places have parts of this interview, but its originally from Jonathan Cott & Christine Doudna, The Ballad of John and Yoko (Dolphin Books 1982), at page 228. This book is a collection of Rolling Stone interviews and miscellaneous…
  • Dec 3

    Random Pro-Reading/Book Bumber Sticker

    Random Pro-Reading/Book Bumber Sticker
    Seen yesterday on the streets of New Orleans:Many variations on this theme are available but the only one I could find with the coffee cup - NICE TOUCH! - is through a shop where you can personalize them for your own store. Need to find me a…
  • Nov 16

    Random Nude Art

    Random Nude Art
    In the "you never know what you'll find" category, we saw this on a routine walk in our neighborhood over the weekend:And, no, we left it for the garbage men.
Rank this Week: 4285

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/
Rank this Week: 721

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/
  • Dec 2

    Free Access to Electronic Study Aids and a Promo Code

    Free Access to Electronic Study Aids and a Promo Code
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library is pleased to provide you with online access to hundreds of study aids to help you prepare for your upcoming exams through West Academic.  Our subscription to these study aids allows you to view hundreds of…
  • Nov 9

    Discussion with Robert McWhirter: Just What’s So Exceptional About America? Rights, People, and the Bill of Right

    Discussion with Robert McWhirter: Just What’s So Exceptional About America? Rights, People, and the Bill of Right
    Robert McWhirter is an award-winning, internationally recognized speaker and author on trial advocacy, immigration law, and the history of The Bill of Rights. He is a supervising attorney at the ASU Alumni Law Group, a teaching law firm…
  • Oct 29

    How Harvard Law Library is Improving Access to Justice

    How Harvard Law Library is Improving Access to Justice
    Harvard Law Library’s Free the Law project aims to digitize the entire body of U.S. case law and make it available to the world in an open-access database.  All American case law will be free to search, download, and…
Rank this Week: 2726

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

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

    I Can’t Get No Respect

    I Can’t Get No Respect
    When I first joined the profession, I was interested in the debate of librarian as service professional amidst a world of doctors and lawyers. Doctors and lawyers are a closed group of professionals defined as high status with high salaries…
  • Oct 17

    New tool and new app

    New tool and new app
    Sometimes the simplest tools solve the seemingly simple problems. Last week I was introduced to a visual feedback tool, Answer Garden, that displays the answers in elegant word cloud. You make question then people answer it.…
  • Oct 9

    Keeping volunteers happy

    Keeping volunteers happy
    I volunteer a lot. I realize events don’t happen without volunteers, and if I’m participating in something, someone has gone to a lot of trouble to try to make it memorable for me. So if I can, I try to help out. I also run.…
Rank this Week: 4290