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Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Mar 27

    New Books at the Law Library – March 27, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – March 27, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: JX1 .H34 v. 27 2014 Hague Academy of International Law, Hague Yearbook of International Law 2014 (Dordrecht: M. Nijhoff, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K720 .P54 2013 Christopher Pierson, Just Property: Volume Two:…
  • Mar 20

    New Books at the Law Library – March 20, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – March 20, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE339 .P76 2015 David Layton & Michel Proulx, Ethics and Criminal Law, 2d ed. (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015). Online access: Ebook LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KD442 .W54 2016 Glanville Williams,…
  • Mar 13

    New Books at the Law Library – March 13, 2017

    New Books at the Law Library – March 13, 2017
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE4199 .D64 2016 Adam Dodek, The Canadian Constitution, 2d ed. (Toronto: Dundurn, 2016). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KF250 .G375 2013 Bryan A. Garner et al., The Redbook: A Manual on Legal…
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Internet For Lawyers

Internet For Lawyers

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

http://www.netforlawyers.com/newsitems
  • Mar 27

    USB Device Promises Unlimited Storage

    USB Device Promises Unlimited Storage
    The annual Consumer Electronics Show is filled with new and proposed products that will fill the shelves of your local electronics shop (or online store) in the next six to 12 months. Some are amazing; some are visionary; some are outlandish;…
  • Mar 3

    Size Matters to Google | Increases File Size Limit for Incoming Email Attachment

    Size Matters to Google | Increases File Size Limit for Incoming Email Attachment
    In a blog post, Google announced that Gmail users can now receive email attachments up to 50MB in size. By way of an explanation, Google recognizes that, "sometimes you need to receive large files as direct email attachments." The key phrase…
  • Feb 7

    Gmail Will Stop Working on These Browsers Soon

    Gmail Will Stop Working on These Browsers Soon
    Google has announced that Gmail will stop working on versions of Google’s Chrome browser older than v53 at the end of 2017. The announcement cited security upgrades in newer versions of the browser as a reason for not supporting…
Rank this Week: 4765

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/
  • Mar 27

    Last Call for Library Student Research Award Submission

    Last Call for Library Student Research Award Submission
    There is one week left to submit your paper for the Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research – the deadline to enter is Monday, April 3rd at 9am. The award offers a $500 first place prize and…
  • Mar 20

    Exciting Westlaw Update

    Exciting Westlaw Update
    The Law Library is pleased to announce that thanks to a new agreement with Westlaw, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law graduates will now have 60 hours a month of Westlaw access for 18 months after graduation; this access can be…
  • Mar 14

    Combating link rot: U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation

    Combating link rot: U.S. Supreme Court Web Citation
    “Link rot,” when the URL provided via a hyperlink no longer functions, is a troublesome issue for legal scholars and practitioners.  A 2014 study found that half of the links provided in Supreme Court opinions and over 70% of…
Rank this Week: 2996

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
Rank this Week: 2142

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
Rank this Week: 708

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017

    VALL Spring Meeting, May 19, 2017
    Submitted by Lara DresserThe VALL Spring Meeting is May 19th at William & Mary Law School.  Join us for a social event, An Art Museum Mystery, following the meeting (see details below). Attached are a few suggestions for lodging and…
  • Mar 3

    New Librarian at WilliamsMullen, Richmond

    New Librarian at WilliamsMullen, Richmond
    Sarah Hall from Dallas, TX will be joining the WilliamsMullen library team in Richmond on April 3rd. She was formerly an assistant librarian at the law firm of Munsch Hardt Kopf & Harr. Sarah has a B.A. in History and an M.L.S., both…
  • Feb 21

    Theresa Rei

    Theresa Rei
    Here is an article from the In Custodia Legis, about Theresa Reiss, a reference librarian at the Law Library of Congress, and who also works at the Alexandria Law Library, and is a member of VALL: Theresa Rei
Rank this Week: 3971

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Be prepared

    Be prepared
    You can never be too prepared.  This has never been more salient than today when I was reading an article about the San Andreas fault.  Seems, every 100 years, the tectonic plates typically release 16 feet of pent up energy and…
  • Mar 20

    No one said it was going to be easy

    No one said it was going to be easy
    The thing about law and legal things is that it freaks people out because sometimes (OK, most times) the law is confusing.  Take, for example, a California divorce.  In California, there are two (2) ways to get a divorce.…
  • Mar 13

    Not Set in Stone

    Not Set in Stone
    One of the things that amaze me about law and the people who try to practice it is the fact that most people (attorneys and pro pers) think that if they find a form in a book, that that is how that form MUST look.  It's almost like…
Rank this Week: 3685

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/
  • Mar 27

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court

    Resources on Judge Neil Gorsuch’s Nomination to the Supreme Court
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->The Republican leadership in the United States Senate hopes to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to the Supreme Court before the Senate’s April recess. Before that happens, you can…
  • Mar 20

    Survey on Moritz Law Library and Information Technology Still Open

    Survey on Moritz Law Library and Information Technology Still Open
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Thanks to the approximately 150 Moritz students so far who have completed the Moritz Law Library and Information Technology survey. The survey will remain open for one more week, closing at…
  • Mar 6

    Take a Break with Legal Fiction

    Take a Break with Legal Fiction
    As Spring Break approaches, you might like to take a break from reading cases to…read stories about cases! The Moritz Law Library has a collection of legal fiction to help you take a mental break. The newest books are in the Reserve Room,…
Rank this Week: 723

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    New Database for ACLU Archive

    New Database for ACLU Archive
    Since its founding in 1920, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has been involved in some of the most well-known constitutional law cases in American history. In the "Scopes Monkey Trial" of 1925 (which inspired the acclaimed play and…
  • Mar 20

    AILALink Immigration Database Now Available

    AILALink Immigration Database Now Available
    Immigration law is highly complex, and involves a number of specialized resources. Fortunately, the Goodson Law Library has just subscribed to AILALink, a research database from the American Immigration Lawyers Association. Current Duke…
  • Mar 7

    New Research Guide to Arbitration

    New Research Guide to Arbitration
    Although arbitration is generally intended to be a less complex option for parties than litigation, researching arbitration decisions and practice can present unique challenges. Because arbitration decisions are often private, an estimated…
Rank this Week: 4091

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 27

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: (Renee Chapman Award Winner) Jean Pajerek

    Getting to Know TS Librarians: (Renee Chapman Award Winner) Jean Pajerek
    1. Introduce yourself.I'm Jean Pajerek and I am the Director for Information Management at Cornell Law Library.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?My title used to be “Head of Technical Services.”…
  • Mar 16

    Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Librarian

    Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
    The CaMMS Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group presented Core Competencies for Cataloging and Metadata Professional Librarians at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta. The document supplements the American Library…
  • Mar 15

    Linked Data Catalog at Oslo Public Library

    Linked Data Catalog at Oslo Public Library
    The Oslo Public Library, Deichmanske bibliotek, has developed a library services platform based on linked data. It can be seen in action at the library's website, and the source code is available on GitHub.The platform uses a work-based model…
Rank this Week: 4062

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
  • Mar 27

    Recent Acquisitions, March 20 – March 27, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 20 – March 27, 2017
    1 new acquisition in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: "Let right be done" : a history of the Faculty of Law… Walters, Mark D. KF 292 Q44 W34 2007 "Let right be done" : a history of the Faculty of … Continue reading →
  • Mar 20

    Recent Acquisitions, March 13 – March 20, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 13 – March 20, 2017
    48 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 12 from 2017: The great pictorial history of world crime Nash, Jay Robert, HV 6211 N37 2014 V.1 The great pictorial history of world crime Rowman & Littlefield, 2014 2…
  • Mar 13

    Recent Acquisitions, March 6 – March 13, 2017

    Recent Acquisitions, March 6 – March 13, 2017
    4 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 3 from 2017: Prince's dictionary of legal citations : a reference… Prince, Mary Miles, KF 246 B459 2017 Prince's dictionary of legal citations : a reference guide for…
Rank this Week: 3128

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Coming Soon: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspaper

    Coming Soon: 17th and 18th Century Burney Collection Newspaper
    Boston College Law Library is adding to its databases, a digital archive of 17th and 18th Century newspapers collected by the Reverend Charles Burney and donated to the British Library.  The Burney Collection includes newspapers,…
  • Mar 22

    OHCHR's Universal Human Rights Index

    OHCHR's Universal Human Rights Index
    Promoted by Navi Pillay, the former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights as “one of the most important human rights research tools that has been created in the past twenty years,” the updated Universal Human Rights Index (the…
  • Mar 2

    BC Law Reference YouTube Channel

    BC Law Reference YouTube Channel
    Do you ever crave a quick introduction to international legal research?  How about a short introduction to the C.F.R.?  Luckily for you the Legal Information Librarians of the Education and Reference Department of the Boston College…
Rank this Week: 3961

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

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

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/24

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/24
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2016-2017update.html Petition was denied in Meyers v. Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin (Tribal Sovereign Immunity) on 3/20/17 and filed in Central New York Fair Business…
  • Mar 17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/17
    The Tribal Supreme Court Project has added the following information:* The Nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court of the United States – An Indian Law Perspective* Gorsuch:  Summary of Indian Law CasesFind at the Project…
  • Mar 10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/10

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 3/10
    U.S. Federal Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/federal/2017.htmlAgua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians v. Coachella Valley Water District (Tribal Water Rights - Groundwater)Desert Water Agency v. U.S. Department of the…
Rank this Week: 924

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Mar 24

    The Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act: The Debate Rages On

    The Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act: The Debate Rages On
    With the debate over the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act raging, you might be interested in researching the act.  The library has 36 titles that are tagged with the subject, United States and the Patient Protection and…
  • Mar 14

    Episode 100 – Conversation with BLS Prof David Rei

    Episode 100 – Conversation with BLS Prof David Rei
    Episode 100 – Conversation with BLS Professor David Reiss.mp3 This conversation with Brooklyn Law School Professor David Reiss focuses on his recent article Gorsuch, CFPB and Future of the Administrative State. Prof. Reiss talks about…
  • Mar 13

    Spring Break & Third Floor Shifting

    Spring Break &amp; Third Floor Shifting
    With a winter blizzard expected on Tuesday, March 14th and the school planning to close in anticipation of this event — on the  BLS academic calendar it is actually “Spring Recess.”  Listed below are our library…
Rank this Week: 902

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Mar 23

    Minnesota’s Expungement Law – Who Gets Through its “Doorways”?

    Minnesota’s Expungement Law – Who Gets Through its “Doorways”?
    Anyone familiar with our work knows that we promote local criminal expungement resources. We host the Second Judicial District’s criminal expungement forms clinic and also direct people to VLN’s expungement seminars…
  • Mar 16

    A Blast from the Past for Women’s History Month

    A Blast from the Past for Women’s History Month
    For Women’s History Month, let’s consider an oddly sexist chapter in our local past. As this blog has pointed out before, our state and community have not always been so progressive…
  • Mar 10

    The Local Intersection of Poverty and Homelessne

    The Local Intersection of Poverty and Homelessne
    This week brought the sad news that despite improvements in the rest of the metro area, poverty rates in Ramsey County and St. Paul have been rising.  Specifically, “[s]lightly more than 40 percent of St. Paul…
Rank this Week: 1694

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
Rank this Week: 4087

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 22

    GODORT prisoner locator update

    GODORT prisoner locator update
    GODORT, the ALA section of government documents librarians, maintains the State Agency Databases Project and, as a subsection, the Prisoner Locator Tools page on the State Agencies website. They recently updated the url for that site, which…
  • Mar 21

    Unpaywall helps find free online papers/article

    Unpaywall helps find free online papers/article
    A new Chrome extension called "Unpaywall", though still being tweaked, is available - the official release is April 4th. It searches Open Access sites for accessible materials that are known to be behind paywalls. The organization behind…
  • Mar 20

    Alternative law school ranking system

    Alternative law school ranking system
    The Volokh Conspiracy blog has a post titled "This law school ranking system is much better than U.S. News," by David Bernstein. The related paper, A De Gustibus Approach to Ranking Law Schools by Christopher J. Ryan and Brian L. Frye, is…
Rank this Week: 940

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/
  • Mar 20

    Law Library: News & Events: Congressional Committees and Hearings Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Congressional Committees and Hearings Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
    The National Archives and the Law Library of Congress are hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon.  The focus will be on congressional committees and hearings.  It will be held at the Library of Congress on Friday, April 7 from 9:30 am…
  • Mar 17

    Law Library: News & Events: Take a Short Congress.gov Search User Test

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Take a Short Congress.gov Search User Test
    The Library of Congress constantly works to improve Congress.gov, and regularly conducts usability testing on the site as part of this effort. We recently looked at the variety of ways in which you search the site. Congress.gov has…
  • Feb 16

    Law Library: News & Events: Event to Explore History of the Venetian Ghetto

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Event to Explore History of the Venetian Ghetto
    The Law Library of Congress in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy will host a program to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto of Venice. The program, “Understanding Seclusion: the Legal Dimensions of the…
Rank this Week: 4297

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Mar 20

    NJLLA Grants to Attend AALL Conference – Apply Now!

    NJLLA Grants to Attend AALL Conference – Apply Now!
    NJLLA has two grants available this year to send our chapter members to the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) conference in Austin this summer from July 15-18. And heads up – one of the due dates to apply is coming…
  • Mar 16

    NJLLA Nomination Slate for 2017-18 Executive Board

    NJLLA Nomination Slate for 2017-18 Executive Board
    We’re pleased to announce the Nomination Slate for the 2017-18 NJLLA Executive Board. Election of officers will occur at the Association’s annual business meeting on May 11, 2017. Details to come! —- In accordance with…
  • Mar 10

    NJLLA April Program: The Changing Face of Family Law; Plus Annual Meeting Save the Date

    NJLLA April Program: The Changing Face of Family Law; Plus Annual Meeting Save the Date
    The New Jersey Law Librarians Association welcomes speaker Ellen C. Marshall, Esq., for our April 4th luncheon event. Plus, please save the date for NJLLA’s annual meeting and 30th anniversary celebration! It will be held on May 11 at…
Rank this Week: 2959

ThomChat

ThomChat

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Library Blog

http://tjsllibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 17

    Bluebook Training

    Bluebook Training
    Do you need help with citations? Do you need help with using the Bluebook in general? Professor Marie Templo will be holding Bluebook Training to answer all of your questions on the following dates: Thursday, March 30, 2017 from 11:30…
  • Mar 10

    Lunch and Learn with the Library!

    Lunch and Learn with the Library!
  • Nov 16

    Quizlet

    Quizlet
    Final exams are right around the corner! Check out Quizlet to help you with your studies. Quizlet is a free app that offers flash cards to help you memorize vocab words, Latin phrases, torts definitions, and much more! Sign up ……
Rank this Week: 4022

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Mar 17

    Follow the Gorsuch Hearing

    Follow the Gorsuch Hearing
      Monday March 20, 2017 marks the beginning of Senate confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Neil M. Gorsuch.  You can watch the hearings live on PBS beginning at 11:00 a.m. The University of Virginia Law School Library has…
  • Mar 15

    Learn to use Fastcase!

    Learn to use Fastcase!
    Given the rising costs of legal research, it pays to use free and low-cost resources.  An excellent low-cost alternative to Westlaw, Lexis and Bloomberg Law is Fastcase, available to the NYLS community through the Electronic Resources…
  • Feb 23

    Introducing…The LexisNexis Digital Library

    Introducing…The LexisNexis Digital Library
    Did you know that you now have access to a new, electronic library?  The LexisNexis Digital Library is a collection of eBooks that you can check out and read on your computer, smartphone, or tablet.  Our collection includes dozens…
Rank this Week: 2428

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Mar 16

    Neil Gorsuch — Two Deep Dive

    Neil Gorsuch — Two Deep Dive
    As the nomination hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch approach, ZiefBrief notes the appearance of couple of great new sources of solid, objective information about the nominee. First, there's the 103-page Judge Neil M. Gorsuch: His Jurisprudence…
  • Mar 13

    Tracking the Administration's First 100 Days with Bloomberg Law

    Tracking the Administration's First 100 Days with Bloomberg Law
    Bloomberg Law has launched a new page devoted to detailed reporting on the first 100 days of the Trump administration. This page, President Trump: The First 100 Days, is the latest in a series of Special Features, and is accessible...
  • Feb 6

    Practising Law Institute Offering Free Webinar

    Practising Law Institute Offering Free Webinar
    The Practising Law Institute (PLI) is a non-profit organization that provides a wide variety of continuing legal education programming. PLI is offering some of its CLE webinars for free on timely topics, including the following programs:…
Rank this Week: 789

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Mar 16

    Spring Recess hour

    Spring Recess hour
    Spring Recess starts this weekend, along with a change in Law Library hours.  We’ll be open on the following schedule: SPRING RECESS – MARCH 18-26, 2017 Saturday-Sunday 3/18-3/19:   Closed Monday-Friday 3/20-3/24:  …
  • Mar 15

    Libraries open today, Wednesday, March 15

    Libraries open today, Wednesday, March 15
    All University Libraries will open regular hours today, Wed, 3/15. http://library.buffalo.edu/hours/
  • Mar 13

    Libraries closed Tuesday, March 14

    Libraries closed Tuesday, March 14
    Due to severe weather conditions forecast for the region, all University Libraries — including the Law Library — will be closed on Tuesday, March 14. For more information about campus conditions and closings, visit:…
Rank this Week: 3969

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

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

    Faculty Colloquium with Professor Jim Davids - March 21, 2017

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

    Spring Break Hour

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

    Faculty Colloquium with Louis Hensler - Feb. 28, 2017

    Faculty Colloquium with Louis Hensler - Feb. 28, 2017
    NATURAL AFFECTION:Natural Law or Natural Selection, and Does it Matter?Tuesday, February 28, 2017  |  12:15-1:15pm | Moot Court RoomProfessor Hensler will review the history and concept of natural affection in human society…
Rank this Week: 3968

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Mar 12

    Pretty Woman Comes to Bartow Display

    Pretty Woman Comes to Bartow Display
    A new addition to the Bartow Copyright Display are the two ablums that created a pretty large controversy. According to the Copyright Office, the Plaintiff-respondent, a music publisher and co-owner of the Roy Orbison 1964 rock ballad Oh,…
  • Mar 8

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past - Way Back Wednesdays : the Buck Bowl

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past - Way Back Wednesdays : the Buck Bowl
    In this installment of the UNH School of Law Archives blog, we take a look back at one of the great yearly traditions in the annals of our history - the annual Buck Bowl!  Held shortly after the Fall mid-terms, the Buck Bowl was a chance…
  • Feb 14

    New in the IP Mall : Journal of Competition Law in the European Communities Archive

    New in the IP Mall : Journal of Competition Law in the European Communities Archive
    Competition Law in the European Communities is a monthly newsletter, in its twenty-fifth year of publication. It is designed to keep subscribers up-to-date with developments in the Rules on Competition (anti-trust) under the EC…
Rank this Week: 3309

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

http://gallagherlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 10

    Executive Order Download

    Executive Order Download
    President Trump's executive orders have made headlines and inspired lawsuits. But he's not the first use use executive orders.Federalregister.gov makes it easy to look at the last few administrations, with bulk downloads of executive…
  • Mar 8

    Right to Carry: 30 States Allow Guns in Public Librarie

    Right to Carry: 30 States Allow Guns in Public Librarie
    Under many states' laws, including Washington, public libraries (not affiliated with schools or private institutions) cannot restrict patrons who are carrying firearms from entering the premises.For example, a recent Missouri law relaxing the…
  • Feb 22

    Keyboard Designed for Lawyer

    Keyboard Designed for Lawyer
    https://www.legalkeyboards.com/products/legal-keyboardOn January 5, Brian Potts debuted a new $65 "legal keyboard" at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. As a partner at Foley & Lardner, Potts encountered the familiar frustration…
Rank this Week: 4079

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/
  • Mar 3

    Progress and Evolution: Celebrating Women’s History Month

    Progress and Evolution: Celebrating Women’s History Month
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist“…to grant women “equal rights” would work only gross injustice and lead to possible marital disaster.”- Edmund E. Shepherd, The Legal…
  • Jan 26

    Superbowl LI is almost here! Prepare for noise in the Library.

    Superbowl LI is almost here! Prepare for noise in the Library.
    The Fred Parks Law Library has the best view in the city of the entrance to Superbowl Live, now being built in our faculty/staff parking lot. See our Facebook page for pictures.While this means big excitement for Houston, is also means loud…
  • Jan 10

    Free Books and Binders Given Away in the Library!

    Free Books and Binders Given Away in the Library!
    The Fred Parks Law Library will be giving away free books and binders on Wednesday, January10th, at 10:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. The books and binders will be on the 2nd floor, on the carpeted area closest to the top of the stairs. Available…
Rank this Week: 3949

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 2

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2017-2018 - Invitation for Nomination

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2017-2018 - Invitation for Nomination
    Under the Constitution, there are annual elections for the posts of President and President Elect, which, in both cases, are for a duration of one year. The current President Elect, Anneli Sarkanen, will be elected as President if there are…
  • Feb 24

    The BIALL Irish group response to an Issues Paper on Accessibility, Consolidation and Online Publication of Legislation

    The BIALL Irish group response to an Issues Paper on Accessibility, Consolidation and Online Publication of Legislation
    The Law Reform Commission (LRC) as part of its Fourth Programme of Law Reform published an Issues Paper on Accessibility, Consolidation and Online Publication of Legislation on the 14th December 2016.The paper seeks to improve the…
  • Feb 23

    BIALL Quiz 2017 - Save the date!

    BIALL Quiz 2017 - Save the date!
    The annual BIALL Quiz in aid of the Wallace Breem Fund and Cogwheel Trust International will take place on Wednesday, 26th April at the Penderel’s Oak, High Holborn, WC1V 7HP.  Your quizmaster will be the irrepressible John…
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Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Commercial Awarene

    Commercial Awarene
    Access  the’Chambers Student’ website for Commercial Awareness resources – Legal Blogs. You’ll need commercial awareness to stay up to speed withthe latest developments in the area of business or law that you are…
  • Jan 23

    ULaw blog

    ULaw blog
    ULaw’s blog, check it out for up to date ULaw news – law.ac.uk/blog
  • Jan 23

    Message for 7 month LPC students – Legal Research Workshop on Thursday 26th January in Room 217 LRC

    Message for 7 month LPC students – Legal Research Workshop on Thursday 26th January in Room 217 LRC
    The library is holding a workshop on general legal research which will include where to start with your legal research, how to use the legal databases Lexis Library, Lexis PSL, Practical Law and Westlaw to identify and locate key…
Rank this Week: 3945

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Mar 1

    What’s in FICALA? Part 2 – MDL

    What’s in FICALA? Part 2 – MDL
    Earlier this month, I wrote about the class-action provisions of the new Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act, which has passed out of the Judiciary Committee and is headed for a floor vote in the House.  At the end … Continue…
  • Feb 20

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla

    Eighth Circuit Undoes Target Data Breach Settlement Cla
    Today, we at Class Action Countermeasures are proud to post an analysis of the recent Target litigation appellate opinion by members of our class action and data privacy groups: Laura A. Lange, Shawna J. English,…
  • Feb 14

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?

    The New, Improved FICALA – What’s In the House Class Action Bill?
    The House of Representatives has reintroduced the Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act (FICALA), and it’s more substantial than the 2015 version.  The previous version, you may recall, attempted to reinforce the typicality…
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Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

http://blogs.library.duke.edu/scholcomm/
  • Feb 24

    Fair use is for students, and artists, and researchers, and …

    Fair use is for students, and artists, and researchers, and …
    Last Fair Use Week post!  Today I want to highlight, via a short video, a student project here at Duke that demonstrates really well the kinds of common transformative uses that fair use supports on campus. “Transformative…
  • Feb 23

    Fair Use is for Innovation

    Fair Use is for Innovation
    [cross-posted from the Copyright at Harvard Library Blog and written for Fair Use Week] Remember Betamax? I do, but mostly for the fair use case that it precipitated, Sony Corp. v. Universal Studios, Inc. That case was decided by the Supreme…
  • Feb 21

    Fair Use for Author

    Fair Use for Author
    Happy fair use week! I’m sure many of you have already taken note that February 20 to 24 is a week-long celebration of copyright’s fair use doctrine. The organizers at fairuseweek.org have done a great job…
Rank this Week: 1291

Law Dawg Blawg

Law Dawg Blawg

Features research tips, library announcements, news and links of interest. By the law librarians of Southern Illinois University.

http://lawdawglib.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 23

    Links for 2017-02-22 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2017-02-22 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Apr 30

    Links for 2016-04-29 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-04-29 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Aug 31

    Links for 2012-08-30 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2012-08-30 [del.icio.us]
    « Older Entries Chemotherapy and hair loss: How to make the best of it
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Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

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

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Feb 19

    Future of Libraries – Need First Sale for ebook

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

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit

    protect your site from copyright lawsuit
    Everyone who thought they were protected from copyright lawsuits based on user postings, read this and take action by December 1st. Don’t Lose Your DMCA Safe Harbor Protection!   The post protect your site from copyright lawsuits…
  • Sep 25

    Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket filing

    Happy Birthday &ndash; ruling plus full court docket filing
    Justia has made the full docket of legal filings in the Happy Birthday case available for free online at https://dockets.justia.com/docket/california/cacdce/2:2013cv04460/564772 The post Happy Birthday – ruling plus full court docket…
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The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare…

The Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room Blog

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

http://rarebookroom.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 15

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

    New exhibit on view--Robert Morris: Lawyer &amp; Activist
    We are pleased to announce the opening of the spring exhibit in the Law Library's Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room. Curated by Mary Bilder and Laurel Davis, the exhibit is entitled "Robert Morris: Lawyer & Activist".Morris…
  • Jan 25

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!

    Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition: a chance to share scholarship, win $500, and go to Austin!
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
  • Jan 9

    New acquisition: 1613 edition of Justinian's Institute

    New acquisition: 1613 edition of Justinian's Institute
    The main focus of our collection is English and early American law books, but thanks to gifts by Professors Daniel R. Coquillette and Michael Hoeflich, we also have a strong collection of Roman law books. This new acquisition is a 1613 Venice…
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Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

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

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

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

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime…

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

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

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
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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/
  • Feb 2

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate
    While going through the John Marshall Harlan papers here at the University of Louisville, I stumbled across a typewritten transcript of an old Kentucky newspaper article describing a debate between Harlan and William Elliott Simms as they…
  • Nov 28

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie

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

    Elena Kagan and Jeffrey Rosen

    Elena Kagan and Jeffrey Rosen
    The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville had a big week last month. Every year or so, the law school awards the Brandeis Medal to individuals whose lives and work demonstrate a commitment to “the ideals of…
Rank this Week: 2632

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/
  • Feb 1

    History of Supreme Court Nomination

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

    Research Help

    Research Help
    The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get ……
  • Dec 5

    Library Book Christmas Tree

    Library Book Christmas Tree
        Happy Holidays from the Howard W. Hunter Law Library!! Come check out the latest addition to our Christmas decor, our Christmas tree made from library books.  Over 550 books to be recycled went into the creation of our…
Rank this Week: 4092

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
  • Feb 1

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

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

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition

    Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition
    The Legal History and Rare Books (LH&RB) Section of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), in cooperation with Cengage Learning, announces the Ninth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in…
  • Jan 19

    Heraldry mystery solved

    Heraldry mystery solved
    One of our outstanding acquisitions of 2016 was a lovely calligraphic manuscript with a hand-painted image of Lady Justice. The image was the unanimous choice to adorn the Lillian Goldman Law Library’s 2016-2017 holiday card.
Rank this Week: 4040

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

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

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

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

    On public speaking

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

    Librarian as consultant

    Librarian as consultant
    IT is an industry that sees a fair amount of consulting work. As the library and information science field changes, perhaps there will be more librarians working as consultants too. I worked in such a capacity last year. It was a long held…
Rank this Week: 3973

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

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

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

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

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

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
Rank this Week: 2148

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
  • Nov 16

    Libraries that want to protect themselves…

    Libraries that want to protect themselves from copyright lawsuits should take this action before December 1. This is the safe harbor that libraries get if a patron posts copyrighted content on a library site (such as comments on a library...
  • Dec 1

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?
    As I was reading Roy Kaufmann’s testimony on behalf of the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) at the recent Congressional hearing on "Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired," I was struck by CCC’s boilerplate…
  • Jul 24

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice
    (By Peter Hirtle) By now most archivists and many librarians will have heard something about the controversy concerning the use of material found in Special Collections at the University of Arkansas. Researchers from the Washington Free…
Rank this Week: 644

Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 10

    Lift Your Glas to the Awful Truth ...

    Lift Your Glas to the Awful Truth ...
    Reciting the lyrics was getting too somber - Leonard Cohen would want us to be joyful in the memory of him and his music, so I made this ridiculous thing - let’s hope we get through the rest of 2016 without losing any more great…
  • Mar 21

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

    USN&amp;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.
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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
  • Oct 10

    A double barreled detective story

    A double barreled detective story
    Everyone knows that young Samuel Clemens hit the road at age 17 to see all of those cities that he had read about. When he got to New York, he got lodging at a boarding house on Duane Street. All of the conventional wisdom was that the actual…
  • Aug 11

    Nixon is alive! (In our library's catalog, that is)

    Nixon is alive! (In our library's catalog, that is)
        Try talking about authority control to any cataloger, they will quickly change the subject to something more pleasant, like the Mets' chances of turning things around this season or the enlightened state of political discourse…
  • Jul 14

    ALA 2016 in Orlando

    ALA 2016 in Orlando
       I racked my brain to find a clever title, but didn't have the heart after seeing what happened in Orlando days before the conference. I lived through 911 in New York City and remember that an entire metropolis was traumatized…
Rank this Week: 2853

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Sep 23

    The library is having an Open House on…

    The library is having an Open House on Wednesday, September 28th from 11am-4am. Come in for some snacks, play some games, and you might even win a prize!
  • Sep 19

    Don’t forget about the canned food…

    Don’t forget about the canned food bin in the entry of the library. It’s been provided by Mama’s Kitchen, a local non-profit that delivers over 340,000 meals throughout the year. These bins will be picked up Thursday, 9/22…
  • Aug 8

    California Western Scholarly Commons is…

    California Western Scholarly Commons is our online institutional repository that brings together all of the law school’s research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. You can find all these…
Rank this Week: 2557

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 17

    Career Resources From the Library

    Career Resources From the Library
    Whether you are participating in OCI or not, the library has resources to help you with your job search. If you are interested in finding contact information for BU alumni, for example, you can use Leadership Library. Additionally, we have a…
  • Aug 12

    Welcome!

    Welcome!
    Please join us in welcoming our newest law librarians: Stefanie Maclin-Hurd, Kate Cochrane, and Shira Megerman! Kindle
  • Jun 24

    Brexit – What does this mean for the EU and the UK?

    Brexit &ndash; What does this mean for the EU and the UK?
    The dramatic win of the Brexit campaign is dominating the news.  Any member state may withdraw from the EU under Art. 50 which can be found on Eur-Lex, the EU’s legal portal.  That withdrawal will take effect 2 years…
Rank this Week: 2754