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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    Issue

    Issue
    Working as a Reference Librarian can sometimes be a rough job.  Take, for instance, the other day whilst reading an article about a guy who got caught fiddling with young kids, a young woman came in saying she was referred to me by a…
  • Apr 18

    It's a Jungle Out There

    It's a Jungle Out There
    Sometimes, I have difficulty coming up with stuff to blog about.  Today is not one of those days.  See, on my drive to work today, I see this guy/pedestrian trying to cross the street whilst standing in the crosswalk. …
  • Apr 11

    Pants on Fire

    Pants on Fire
    The other day I was reading an article that read: Former L.A. sheriff admits guilty in jail abuse scandal.  What happened was that illegal stuff was going on at the LA County jail and, as it turned out, former Sheriff Lee Baca knew…
Rank this Week: 3537

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
  • Apr 25

    Recent Acquisitions, April 18 – April 25, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, April 18 – April 25, 2016
    11 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 9 from 2016: K 247.6 C65 2016 Beating hearts : abortion and animal rights Columbia University Press, 2016 viii, 252 pages ; 24 cm. K 644 W67 2016 Women's rights ……
  • Apr 18

    You’re invited to a library research workshop on April 27

    You’re invited to a library research workshop on April 27
    The Law Library is pleased to offer a research workshop to all students on April 27. While the session is geared primarily to Research Assistants, all JD and graduate students who want to improve their research skills are also welcome…
  • Apr 18

    Recent Acquisitions, April 11 – April 18, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, April 11 – April 18, 2016
    19 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 11 from 2016: K 100 L447 2016 Legal education in the global context : opportunities and challenges Ashgate Publishing, 2016 xxiii, 317 pages ; 24 cm. Reassessing legal humanism…
Rank this Week: 4589

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
Rank this Week: 2936

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 22

    VALL Spring Meeting at Washington & Lee

    VALL Spring Meeting at Washington & Lee
    The Spring Meeting was held on April 8, 2016, at the Washington & Lee Law School in Lexington. About 30 VALL members made the drive to Lexington on a cool and clear day to attend the programs and witness the changeover of officers.It was…
  • Apr 5

    What VALL Does for U

    What VALL Does for U
    by Gail Zwirner I retired a year ago after a 42 year career in law, first as a paralegal, then as a librarian.  Last year you honored me by making me a Lifetime Member.  On this anniversary, I reminisced about my career, of which…
  • Apr 5

    VALL Reaches 100-Article Milestone in the Virginia Lawyer

    VALL Reaches 100-Article Milestone in the Virginia Lawyer
    By Gail Zwirner VALL reached a major milestone in August 2015 in our collaboration with the Virginia State Bar.  Roger Skalbeck’s article on legal research technologies for the Law Libraries column in the Virginia Lawyer was the…
Rank this Week: 4251

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

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

    Linked Data Exploratorium

    Linked Data Exploratorium
    By now, most technical services librarians realize that Linked Data is a topic of importance when considering the future of cataloging. However, it is one thing to realize the importance of a topic and quite another to feel empowered to learn…
  • Apr 14

    Refresh and Recharge and Live and Learn: A Round-Up of Recent Management Resource

    Refresh and Recharge and Live and Learn: A Round-Up of Recent Management Resource
    Am I the only one that's a little exhausted after this long winter that seems to be so reluctant to actually leave and hand the reins over to spring and summer? Before the incessant sunshine of spring cleaning and creativity has to come out…
  • Apr 4

    Meeting User Needs with Cataloger's Desktop

    Meeting User Needs with Cataloger's Desktop
     Bruce Johnson, Derek Rodriguez, Susanne RossONLINE SEARCHER, v. 40 no. 2, March/April 2016As part of its mission to provide services to the global library community, LC information professionals developed Cataloger’s Desktop…
Rank this Week: 4352

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Apr 21

    New Designs for $5, $10, and $20 Bill

    New Designs for $5, $10, and $20 Bill
    Yesterday, Secretary Lew of the U.S. Department of the Treasury revealed upcoming changes for the look of our $5, $10 and $20 bills.  Going forward, Harriet Tubman will be featured on the $20 bill, the women’s suffrage movement…
  • Apr 15

    What’s your favorite?

    What’s your favorite?
    Ever wished you could borrow a book rest or lap desk to make your library studying a little easier? We’d like to make that happen for you! Stop by the 3rd floor to try out four different book rests (on the round tables by the…
  • Apr 1

    NEW! Unlimited Online Access to Study Aids!

    NEW! Unlimited Online Access to Study Aids!
    This is NOT an April Fool’s joke! The law library now has unlimited online access to  450+ study aids from West Academic. Log on to http://lawschool.westlaw.com and click the Study Aids Subscription banner to access ebook…
Rank this Week: 2583

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 21

    Treatises on Lexi

    Treatises on Lexi
    Often one of the best places to start legal research is with a legal treatise.  This is especially true for law students who have less experience in the law and need to get a good overview of the area of … Continue reading →
  • Apr 19

    Summer Research Acce

    Summer Research Acce
    One of the questions we often get from students is whether they can access resources like Westlaw and Lexis during their jobs and externships over the summer.  The answer depends on the restrictions set by each vendor. Westlaw –…
  • Apr 18

    Summer Help

    Summer Help
    Finals are almost over and students will be heading out for jobs and externships over the summer.  We want students to know that the law library is still here to help as you begin researching this summer.  Our reference desk…
Rank this Week: 4312

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

http://moritzlegalinformation.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 21

    Need Summer Access to Legal Research Databases?

    Need Summer Access to Legal Research Databases?
    Do your summer plans include legal research? Whether you are on a journal, taking summer classes, or working at a law firm, you must follow certain steps to ensure access to the materials you need. Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and Thomson…
  • Apr 14

    Law Library and IT Benefits for Graduating Law Student

    Law Library and IT Benefits for Graduating Law Student
    As a reminder for those of you who will soon be graduating from the Moritz College of Law: many Law Library and IT resources and services that you currently use as students will still be available to you as alumni. Your access to the secure…
  • Apr 7

    Congressional Resources in the Moritz Law Library

    Congressional Resources in the Moritz Law Library
    Are you eager to find more information about the legislative process and the inside workings of Congress after attending this month’s Congressional Conversations with U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) and U.S. House Democratic Leader Nancy…
Rank this Week: 591

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Apr 21

    Shotwell's Docket Book - A Window for 19th-Century Law Practice

    Shotwell's Docket Book - A Window for 19th-Century Law Practice
    In this post we highlight one of the many items in Special Collections on the history of lawyering in America, this time in nineteenth-century Ohio. In the 1980s, the UVA Law Library purchased at auction a lawyer’s docket book with case…
  • Mar 10

    Transatlantic Ripples of the 1765 Stamp Act

    Transatlantic Ripples of the 1765 Stamp Act
    On the 250th anniversary of the Stamp Act, UVA Law Library staff opened an uncataloged collection of Scottish Court of Session papers and unwittingly discovered new materials on this momentous event in American history. The case of Scrimgeour…
  • Feb 18

    Professor Scalia Administered Justice on the Football Field, Too

    Professor Scalia Administered Justice on the Football Field, Too
    Recently uncovered photographs from the U.Va. Law School archives reveal a little-known phase in the legal career of recently deceased U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia: football official. When the U.Va. law students of the Virginia…
Rank this Week: 2737

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Apr 20

    2016 Law Student Survey of Law Library & Technology Service

    2016 Law Student Survey of Law Library & Technology Service
    Please take a few minutes to answer this short survey about the Law Library and Technology Services and let us know how we are doing and what services that you’d like to see added or improved. Our staff carefully reviews ……
  • Apr 18

    Westlaw Prepare to Practice Training

    Westlaw Prepare to Practice Training
    Westlaw’s Prepare to Practice training is this Tuesday, April 19th at 12 pm in Room 120. If you are interning at a law firm or government agency you don’t want to miss this class. Every student who attends will receive…
  • Mar 28

    2L and 3L LexisNexis Professional Research Certification

    2L and 3L LexisNexis Professional Research Certification
    LexisNexis will be offering Prepare to Practice – Professional Research Certification for 2Ls & 3Ls. Please see session details below. Both sessions are the same, so please pick the session that works best for your…
Rank this Week: 2321

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
  • Apr 19

    Library Tip: Exam Prep Material

    Library Tip: Exam Prep Material
    Dear Students: Exams are near and the law library has a variety of resources to help.
  • Apr 12

    Legal Research in Big Law Firm

    Legal Research in Big Law Firm
                                    
  • Apr 12

    Library Tip:Legal Research in Big Law Firm

    Library Tip:Legal Research in Big Law Firm
    For more than ten years I have contacted librarians at Am Law 100 law firms to learn about their firms’ expectations of incoming attorneys’ and summer associates’ legal research skills. During this interval, I have also…
Rank this Week: 4270

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
Rank this Week: 3646

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/
Rank this Week: 722

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 18

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court

    Ten Great Novels About the Supreme Court
    10 Great Novels About the Supreme Court by  lawyer in Arnold & Porter’s appellate and Supreme Court practice and author of The Advocate’s Daughter , Anthony Franze At the U.S. Supreme Court, a single vote can alter…
  • Apr 13

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!

    Happy Birthday, Thomas Jefferson!
    It is the 273rd anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birth today. Please come join us in the library tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. to have some cake to celebrate. While you are there, please check out our Thomas Jefferson collection located…
  • Apr 11

    Happy National Library Week!

    Happy National Library Week!
    Celebrate National Library Week 2016 (April 10-16) with the theme “Libraries Transform” We will celebrate National Library Week with a few events. On Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the library lobby, please join us for…
Rank this Week: 4239

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Apr 17

    Les revues en SHS à l'heure des logiciels d'édition et des plateformes de diffusion en ligne

    Les revues en SHS à l'heure des logiciels d'édition et des plateformes de diffusion en ligne
    Le billet qui suit a été rédigé en février 2015 pour guider une amie dans le nouveau (pour elle) monde des revues en ligne. Je le reprend ici quasiment sans mise à jour ni réécriture,…
  • Feb 3

    Quelques listes de webscraper

    Quelques listes de webscraper
    Scraper un site web, c'est en extraire de manière ordonnée des informations, souvent sous forme de notices/fiches ou de tableaux de chiffres. Pour plus de détails sur la définition, voir Wikipedia. Pour mieux…
  • Jan 5

    Le JO numérique devient un outil de veille législative (partielle)

    Le JO numérique devient un outil de veille législative (partielle)
    Vu dans le Journal officiel Lois et décrets du 1er janvier 2016 (voir infra) : une rubrique Informations parlementaires, non vue jusqu'ici dans le sommaire du JO envoyé quotidiennement par mail par Legifrance. C'est une…
Rank this Week: 4366

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/
  • Apr 13

    Student Event in the Rare Book Room: Lunch, Books, and Binding

    Student Event in the Rare Book Room: Lunch, Books, and Binding
    RSVP quickly to snag one of ten slots on OrgSync!In light of the success of last year’s student event in the Rare Book Room, on Monday 4/25 at noon, curator Laurel Davis is going to host another lunch, exhibit, and discussion about our…
  • Feb 26

    Happy Leap Day and Year!

    Happy Leap Day and Year!
    Apparently, there was an onslaught of Leap Year postcards in the early 20th century, particularly around 1908 and 1912. Most played on the idea that February 29th was a day in which women could take a leap, flip the old-fashioned tables, and…
  • Feb 24

    Heavily Annotated First Edition of Burn's Justice of the Peace

    Heavily Annotated First Edition of Burn's Justice of the Peace
    Today’s featured acquisition is a first edition of Richard Burn’s The Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer. First published in 1755, Burn’s work is the most popular ever written on justices of the peace. This particular…
Rank this Week: 4288

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Apr 13

    House Judiciary Committee Acts on ECPA

    House Judiciary Committee Acts on ECPA
    Today, the House Judiciary Committee approved a version of the Email Privacy Act (H.R. 699) to bring the Electronic Communications Privacy Act into the 21st century. The Email Privacy Act would require a warrant for law…
  • Apr 4

    April Washington E-Bulletin

    April Washington E-Bulletin
    The April issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 04 A LOOK AHEAD Congress Considers Librarian of Congress Nominee Appropriations Process Inches Along ACT NOW Register for…
  • Mar 15

    AALL Celebrates Senate Passage of FOIA Reform

    AALL Celebrates Senate Passage of FOIA Reform
    Today, the Senate passed a bipartisan bill, the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (S.337), to strengthen the Freedom of Information Act by codifying the presumption in favor of disclosure (often referred to as the presumption of openness) outlined…
Rank this Week: 4254

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Apr 11

    Free PB&J for National Library Week

    Free PB&J for National Library Week
    Celebrate National Library Week at the Law Library April 11-15 with FREE PB&J. A PB&J bar will be set up in the lounge section of the library from 11:30am – 3:30pm April 11-15. You just have to make the sandwich yourself! Event…
  • Feb 26

    Spring break hour

    Spring break hour
    The Delaware Law School law library will be on limited hours during spring break. Also, please take note the library will be closed on Saturday February 27th, due to a scheduled power outage on campus. For more information on library hours…
  • Feb 4

    Delaware Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at Widener Delaware Law

    Delaware Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at Widener Delaware Law
    On Wednesday, February 10th the Delaware Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Delaware Law. Three cases are scheduled for argument: 10:00 a.m. – Smith v. State – This is Defendant’s direct appeal from his…
Rank this Week: 955

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Apr 11

    Law librarian as researcher

    Law librarian as researcher
    Article below was originally posted in Legal Sourcery blog (February 11, 2016): Law Librarian as Researcher The librarian in law firm setting is part of profit-making business, which inevitably leads to a different type of role than a…
  • 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.…
Rank this Week: 4301

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 8

    Louis D. Brandeis Versus the New Haven Railroad, Part I

    Louis D. Brandeis Versus the New Haven Railroad, Part I
    One of Brandeis’s biggest progressive fights before he joined the Supreme Courts was his opposition to the merger of the Boston and Maine Railroad with the New Haven Railroad. In many ways, the New Haven fight was the genesis of much of…
  • Mar 30

    American Jewish History Scholar to Speak about Brandeis as First Jewish Justice

    American Jewish History Scholar to Speak about Brandeis as First Jewish Justice
    On April 14, the Jewish Community will host Dr. David Dalin at two events focusing on Louis D. Brandeis. Dr. Dalin is an ordained rabbi and widely published scholar on American Jewish history. He is the author, co-author, or editor of eleven…
  • Mar 25

    Brandeis and Harlan Roundup March 2016

    Brandeis and Harlan Roundup March 2016
    I have just discovered a rash of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan related articles. Here is a quick run down of them. Mel Urofsky has penned an article related to the upcoming nomination of a successor to Justice Scalia that has…
Rank this Week: 1488

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Apr 7

    2016 Mitchell Lecture, Part 2

    2016 Mitchell Lecture, Part 2
    The second of this semester’s Mitchell Lectures is here. On Friday, April 8 at 1pm, three speakers will address what changes in the legal profession mean for law schools and legal education. Get yourself in the Mitchell mood by checking…
  • Apr 4

    How to Fix New York’s Constitution? A Town Hall Meeting on the 2017 Referendum

    How to Fix New York’s Constitution? A Town Hall Meeting on the 2017 Referendum
    Tomorrow, April 5, 2016 from 2-5:30pm, SUNY Buffalo Law School’s Baldy Center, Buffalo Law Review, Jaeckle Center, Partnership for the Public Good, and SUNY Rockefeller Institute will be hosting a town hall meeting, How to Fix New…
  • Mar 30

    Do You Need Help with Research Papers, Law Review Case Notes, or Other Research Assignments?

    Do You Need Help with Research Papers, Law Review Case Notes, or Other Research Assignments?
    The Reference Librarians Are Here to Help Six Days a Week! Don’t forget that the Law Library reference librarians are available to show you how to do research for seminar and other research papers, Law Review case notes, and research…
Rank this Week: 4246

Law Libraries Association of…

Law Libraries Association of Alabama

http://llaalabama.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    Spring 2016 Meeting

    Spring 2016 Meeting
    Save the date!The Spring 2016 Meeting has been scheduled for May 20th in Tuscaloosa.Details to follow soon.
  • Sep 28

    2015 Fall Meeting

    2015 Fall Meeting
    LLAA will meet on Friday, October 9 in the Great Roomat Cumberland School of Law, located in Memory Leake Robinson Hall at Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL  35229.   You may park in the Northeast parking…
  • Dec 3

    2014 Fall Meeting

    2014 Fall Meeting
    The 2014 Fall Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, December 12th.Department of Archives & History624 Washington AvenueMontgomeryCome hear Ms. Tenee Frazier, Assistant General Counsel of the Alabama League of Municipalities and Tour the…
Rank this Week: 1311

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Apr 5

    NJLLA Annual Business Meeting, AALL Visit & Nomination Slate for 2016-17

    NJLLA Annual Business Meeting, AALL Visit & Nomination Slate for 2016-17
    2016 Annual Business Meeting & AALL Visit Join us for our Annual Meeting at one of Newark’s most exciting new venues and a one-of-a-kind rooftop bar and lounge, SkyLab at Hotel Indigo. We will be joined by Holly Riccio, Immediate…
  • Mar 14

    Apply for NJLLA’s 2016 Founders Grant to Attend AALL

    Apply for NJLLA’s 2016 Founders Grant to Attend AALL
    The AALL Annual Conference is approaching fast! The Grants & Awards Committee encourages our members to apply for NJLLA’s 2016 Founders Grant to attend AALL’s Annual Meeting in Chicago, July 16-19, 2016.  The purpose of…
  • Mar 7

    Annual Business Meeting: AALL Past President Holly Riccio

    Annual Business Meeting: AALL Past President Holly Riccio
    [ May 5, 2016; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] Location: Newark (To Be Determined). Details coming soon!
Rank this Week: 2611

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
  • Apr 4

    Author, Author

    Author, Author
    When I wrote my last book I wrote a blog titled One Year of My Life. Now I am in the position of publicizing my new book after another year of my life was taken over. My wife once asked me "Why do you do this to yourself?" It sort of reminds…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2790

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4247

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
  • Apr 4

    Head of School Bookshelf, Spring, 2016 Edition

    Head of School Bookshelf, Spring, 2016 Edition
    This Spring term, I’m putting out on the bookshelf outside the Head of School’s office copies of the following books for the Andover faculty.  The idea is that the books can go and stay home, come back to the bookshelf,…
  • Feb 7

    Head of School Bookshelf, Winter, 2016 Edition

    Head of School Bookshelf, Winter, 2016 Edition
    For the cozy Sundays in New England, with snow lying all around (as it is this morning in Andover, MA), here’s the line-up of books I have put out on the Head of School bookshelf for faculty at Phillips Academy: … Continue…
  • Sep 30

    Introduction of George H.W. Bush at All School Meeting, Phillips Academy

    Introduction of George H.W. Bush at All School Meeting, Phillips Academy
    This morning, President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush surprised our student body by joining us for All School Meeting in Cochran Chapel at Phillips Academy.  The All School Meeting featured Mary Kate Cary and the film she…
Rank this Week: 2136

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Covers knowledge management, web development and law library management. By Steve Matthews.

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 1

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for March 2016
    Two BC acts had new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 this month:Eileen Vanderburgh, Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP, Privacy ActGuy Brown, Harper Grey LLP, Pharmaceutical Services ActQuickscribe 2.0 is a better way to research, track and…
  • Mar 7

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for February 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for February 2016
    Just a quick post to highlight the pieces of legislation that received new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 in February:Michael Bain, Hamilton Howell Bain & Gould: Land Title Inquiry Act, Environmental Management Act, Employment Standards…
  • Feb 2

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for January 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for January 2016
    Five of Quickscribe's panel of expert BC legislation annotators provided annotations in January 2016: Stan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP – WESA Margaret Mason, Bull Housser & Tupper LLP – Society…
Rank this Week: 2240

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Apr 1

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

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

    Moving into the open

    Moving into the open
    Since it was announced that I will move shortly to the University of Kansas, several people have asked me if I intend to continue blogging, and have kindly encouraged me to do so.  This blog, of course, will remain one of the…
  • Mar 3

    Some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub

    Some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub
    Radical, as I like to remind folks, means to get to the root of an issue (same derivation as radish).  So when I say I am offering some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub and the controversy it has generated, I mean that I hope to use the…
Rank this Week: 1105

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
Rank this Week: 2392

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: 4437

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/
  • Mar 22

    Library: Easter weekend opening hour

    Library: Easter weekend opening hour
    Opening HoursIssue & Help Desk Thursday 24 March10.00 - 23.4510.00 - 20.00Friday 25 - Monday 28 March10.00 - 20.00Self ServiceTuesday 29 March10.00 - 23.4510.00 - 20.00
  • Feb 24

    Introducing David GreenDavid Green is…

    Introducing David GreenDavid Green is covering the post of Subject Librarian: Law & Psychosocial Studies at Birkbeck, whilst Wendy Lynwood is on maternity leave.David previously worked at University of West London and Middlesex University…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4250

Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 21

    USN&WR Law School Rankings, Color-Coded Changes from 2016 to 2017 Edition

    USN&WR Law School Rankings, Color-Coded Changes from 2016 to 2017 Edition
    Here is this year’s version of the big color-coded chart that shows the changes in all the reported metrics in the USN&WR law school rankings, from the 2016 Rankings Edition (released in March 2015) to this year’s 2017…
  • Mar 2

    Donald Trump’s Demonic Conspiracy to Take Over America

    Donald Trump’s Demonic Conspiracy to Take Over America
    I stumbled upon this in some old archival material when I was researching something else - I think it must be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
  • Jan 29

    Possum Relocation, Again

    Possum Relocation, Again
    Its been two years since the great possum scourge of 2012-2013, when I trapped and relocated four of them in just over a year or so. They're attracted to the food we leave out for the semi-feral cats who live in our backyard, but word must…
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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
  • Mar 19

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propagandt"

    Exhibit talk: "A Martyr to the Cause: The Mooney Trial, the Communist Party, and the Pleasures of Propagandt"
    In conjunction with its ongoing exhibition, “Free Tom Mooney! The Yale Law Library’s Tom Mooney Collection,” the Law Library is sponsoring a talk by exhibition co-curator Lorne Bair, owner of Lorne Bair Rare Books. Bair will…
  • Mar 15

    The "Blackstone World Tour" comes to an end

    The "Blackstone World Tour" comes to an end
    After an eight-month voyage to England and Australia, the Law Library’s exhibition, “250 Years of Blackstone’s Commentaries,” is on its way home. Its last stop was at the Sir John Salmond Law Library, University of…
  • Feb 16

    Guide to Slavic holding

    Guide to Slavic holding
    The Rare Book Collection’s Slavic holdings are now described in “Slavic, East European and Central Asian Libguide: Law Library”, courtesy of the Yale University Library Slavic & East European Collection. The guide…
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CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Feb 19

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application
    CS-SIS Members are invited to apply for one of two annual AALL Meeting and Conference grants:AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and New Librarians: The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program for Students and New Librarians is to provide…
  • Feb 17

    Call for Nominations – Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    Call for Nominations – Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made outstanding contributions to the SIS, to AALL, and who is well regarded for their service to the profession. The inaugural award recipient was Ken Hirsh, in…
  • Jul 27

    Evolving Roles for Law Librarians and Legal Technologist

    Evolving Roles for Law Librarians and Legal Technologist
    Caroline Young, chair of the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries, graciously invited me to be the breakfast speaker at the section’s business meeting during the 2015 annual meeting…
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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
  • 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…
  • 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,…
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Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

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

http://legalresearchplus.com
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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…
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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"…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic
    James Ming Chen, Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economics, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2705196 or http://bit.ly/FablesReconstruction: Environmental economics provides an…
  • Nov 3

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior
    James Ming Chen, Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2683557 or http://bit.ly/MomentaryLapses: The conventional capital asset pricing model (CAPM) remains the preferred…
  • Aug 29

    Law on the market

    Law on the market
    Daniel Martin Katz, Michael James Bommarito, Tyler Soellinger & James Ming Chen, Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2649726 or…
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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…
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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…
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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
  • 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…
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