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WisBlawg

WisBlawg

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

http://www.law.wisc.edu/blogs/wisblawg/
  • Jan 6

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign

    UW Law Library Website and WisBlawg Redesign
    Within the next week, the UW Law Library will be introducing a new website redesign. The new site features a slimmed-down look and a more user friendly design - we hope! Here's a sneak preview. In conjunction with the new library…
  • Dec 10

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie

    Mobile Legal Dictionarie
    Looking for a legal dictionary for your mobile device? Law Technology News has a good review of apps for both the legal professional and the non-lawyer. Apps are available in both iOS and Android and range from free to $55. Here's a sneak…
  • Nov 6

    Water Law in Wisconsin

    Water Law in Wisconsin
    My colleague, Jenny Zook, has written a great piece on Water Law in Wisconsin for the latest Inside Track from the State Bar of Wisconsin. Here's the abstract:The Great Lakes Region, at about 20 percent the world's surface fresh water,…
Rank this Week: 846

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

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

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

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act

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

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

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

    WESA reading roundup

    WESA reading roundup
    With the March 31, 2014 coming into force date of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 fast approaching, many practitioners are looking for quick ways to get up to speed. Here is a roundup of some tips and…
Rank this Week: 1135

Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
Rank this Week: 1266

The Life of Books

The Life of Books

Explores the idea that 'books are dead. By Professor Richard Leiter.

http://thelifeofbooks.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 29

    Misunderstood: West Publishing as Content Provider

    Misunderstood: West Publishing as Content Provider
    I read with interest this morning, Simon Chester's interesting post on SLAW about Thomson Reuters' Bold Leap to become a software company. It's an interesting piece that gives additional perspective on the announcements TR made at the recent…
  • Jan 22

    The Future of Primary Law

    The Future of Primary Law
    West's (OK, Thomson Reuters, technically, but it will always be West to me) announcement that they are shifting focus on becoming a legal software/services company rather than a being primarily a content "creator," should send a…
  • Oct 14

    Challenges of Mining Case Citations from Law Review Article

    Challenges of Mining Case Citations from Law Review Article
    The previous post was written two weeks ago. And I've been working primarily with Paul Deschner of the HLSL Innovation Lab to design an algorithm that can mine cases from a full text law review database. There are some interesting challenges…
Rank this Week: 1119

Criminal Law Library Blog

Criminal Law Library Blog

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

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    State Advocacy Strategies: The New York Story

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

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look

    The Jury Expert Has a New Look
    The people at The Jury Expert are excited about moving to a new platrorm, Wordpress, where they can incorporate a new look and possibly some new features as well. Below is their e-mail announcing the change and providing links so you can see…
Rank this Week: 1123

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

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

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

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

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

    Movin' On

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

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

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 929

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Jun 30

    Celebrate Social Media Day

    Celebrate Social Media Day
    As we celebrate Social Media Day on June 30, 2016, don't forget that Jenkins can help you get started with social media research.  Here are just a few of the many titles available in print to Jenkins members:  Social Media Law:…
  • Jun 28

    Pa Sentencing & Pa Juvenile Delinquency Resource Guides Available Now!

    Pa Sentencing & Pa Juvenile Delinquency Resource Guides Available Now!
    Jenkins recently published two new resource guides: Sentencing in Pennsylvania and Pennsylvania Juvenile Delinquency. First published in 1982, the Pennsylvania Sentencing Guidelines act to "promote fairer and more uniform sentencing…
  • Jun 23

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Using the Parallel Tables to the Restatement

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Using the Parallel Tables to the Restatement
    When the American Law Institute (ALI) first began the Restatements, it grouped the different subjects into "series". The first series of the Restatements, consisting of nine subjects, began in 1923 and was completed in 1942. To prevent the…
Rank this Week: 3917

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 1647

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    Change of BIALL Officers Announcement

    Change of BIALL Officers Announcement
    Council Members:Sandra Smythe – PresidentAnneli Sarkanen – President ElectKaren Palmer – Immediate Past PresidentJulie Ferris – Hon. Treasurer (continuing in office until vacancy is filled)Lillian Stevenson –…
  • Jun 23

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2016 awarded

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2016 awarded
    The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) has awarded the BIALL Supplier of the Year Award 2016 to Wildy and Sons Ltd, London-based legal booksellers. The award was presented by Karen Palmer, President of BIALL, at…
  • Jun 22

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Life Membership Awarded to Guy Holborn

    #BIALL2016: BIALL Life Membership Awarded to Guy Holborn
    The British and Irish Association of Law Librarians (BIALL) has awarded the BIALL Life Membership Award 2016 to Guy Holborn, Librarian at Lincoln's Inn. Catherine McArdle received the award on behalf of Guy from the BIALL President Karen…
Rank this Week: 3931

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/
  • Jun 28

    Pay up or off to prison!

    Pay up or off to prison!
    This pair of documents recounts a trying period in the life of one Robert Taylor. The first, smaller piece of paper is a promissory note, signed on 18 February 1780, in Milton, Massachusetts. Taylor promises to deliver Isaac Davenport 300…
  • Jun 16

    "First" American edition of Vattel's seminal work on international law

    "First" American edition of Vattel's seminal work on international law
    Emer de Vattel's The Law of Nations, his seminal work on international law, was first published in 1758 in his native French. In 2014, we acquired this first edition in an original trade binding. Recently, we were happy to add a copy of…
  • May 25

    A Look Back at a Recent Student Event: Legally Binding

    A Look Back at a Recent Student Event: Legally Binding
    Last month, I hosted our second annual student lunch and "behind the scenes" Rare Book Room event. This year, we were lucky to have Barbara Hebard, Burns Conservator, as a special guest. We enjoyed a great lunch, and then went into the Rare…
Rank this Week: 4135

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Jun 27

    In On the Act: First Antitrust Class Action Launched in the UK

    In On the Act: First Antitrust Class Action Launched in the UK
    Brussels Antitrust/Competition partner (and English lawyer) Matthew Hall brings us this report on the first antitrust class action filed under new procedures in the UK. Much ink and conference time have been spent discussing it, but now we…
  • Jun 19

    Working 9 to 5 and Proving It

    Working 9 to 5 and Proving It
    Below is an update from Chelli D. Robinson, Jill Crawley Griset, and Anne Bentley McCray on the state of discovery in FLSA class actions.  We’re grateful for the opportunity to post it here.  For more information on…
  • May 21

    Tracking the Elusive Consumer Data Breach Class Action

    Tracking the Elusive Consumer Data Breach Class Action
    The following post, written by Senior Counsel Andrew Phillips, was first published on McGuireWoods’s Password Protected blog.  We jumped at the chance to reprint it here. Following the Seventh Circuit’s recent decision in…
Rank this Week: 3782

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: 3313

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 24

    Brexit, Stage Right

    Brexit, Stage Right
    Yesterday, voters in the United Kingdom narrowly opted to leave the European Union, an unprecedented political move which set world markets on edge and prompted the immediate resignation announcement of Prime Minister David Cameron, who will…
  • Jun 13

    ICLR Online for UK Legal Research

    ICLR Online for UK Legal Research
    For more than a century, law students around the world have learned about the Carbolic Smoke Ball Company, a British corporation which advertised its nasal spray as a surefire preventive measure against influenza. The makers of Carbolic Smoke…
  • Jun 6

    Judges' Working Papers: Research Behind the Closed Door

    Judges' Working Papers: Research Behind the Closed Door
    In this guest post, Reference Librarian and Senior Lecturing Fellow Marguerite Most explores a new option for researching judges' working papers, and discusses the legal issues surrounding personal archives.Judicial working papers are…
Rank this Week: 3916

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Jun 24

    Copyright Tools for Libraries and Librarians (ALA)

    Copyright Tools for Libraries and Librarians (ALA)
    First: Librarians, please do not make legal decisions, copyright or otherwise, for your employer (or your own business for that matter) if there is possible litigation down the road. Do not be penny wise and pound foolish. Your library…
  • Jun 24

    “Desk Set” (the movie) and the 2016 Robot Lawyer

    “Desk Set” (the movie) and the 2016 Robot Lawyer
    If you’re not tracking news of Robot Lawyers then you’re not keeping up with the legal research profession. No, not a “robotic” lawyer, but the Artificial Intelligence (AI) kind. See lots of robot, and AI related,…
  • Jun 24

    Brexit, Huh? And the Brits Think Our Elections are Crazy

    Brexit, Huh? And the Brits Think Our Elections are Crazy
    So, a one-time 52 to 48 percent [Brexit, Wikipedia article] popular vote is a solid basis for making massive economic, political, and social changes to the governance of the Not So United Kingdom and the larger European Union of 28 (at the…
Rank this Week: 2790

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3943

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

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

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
  • Jun 24

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media

    852 RARE Bonus Edition: The 25th Anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media
    June 24, 2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Cohen v. Cowles Media Co., 501 U.S. 663 (1991), in which the U.S. Supreme Court decided that freedom of the press does not exempt journalists from following generally applicable laws. Dan Cohen (HLS…
  • Jun 20

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal

    Scanning Nuremberg: editing an exhibit and arguments over reprisal
    Post by Matt Seccombe, June 2, 2016 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as part of the HLS…
  • Jun 17

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!

    Our Soccer/Football Law Research Guide is Back!
    After spending some time on the bench recently, the law library’s research guide The Beautiful Game: The Law of Soccer / Football is back on the pitch! The guide has been updated, streamlined, and declared match-fit, just in…
Rank this Week: 1757

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Jun 23

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    Karen Brunner from the Community Service Committee has shared with us the thank-you note from the Ronald McDonald House of Central and Northern New Jersey for NJLLA’s donation. Check out the letter, and many thanks to the committee…
  • Jun 7

    AALL Model Law Firm Copyright Policy and Guidance Document

    AALL Model Law Firm Copyright Policy and Guidance Document
    [Posted on behalf of AALL] AALL Model Law Firm Copyright Policy and Guidance Document have been finalized and are available on AALLNET.    Patricia Barbone, Director of Library Services at Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, passed…
  • Jun 7

    Annual Meeting Follow Up: Link to Leadership Article

    Annual Meeting Follow Up: Link to Leadership Article
    As a follow up to NJLLA’s Annual Business meeting, speaker and AALL Past-President Holly Riccio has passed along the article she discussed. Please take a look at Norm Smallwood’s article published in the Harvard Business Review:…
Rank this Week: 3047

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/
  • Jun 23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/23

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/23
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 5/26/16 in Tunica-Biloxi Gaming Authority v. Zaunbrecher (Tribal Sovereign Immunity).Judgment was affirmed by an…
  • Jun 17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/17

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/17
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 6/13/16 in Lewis v. Clarke (Tribal Sovereign Immunity - Damages Actions Against Tribal Employees) Find the latest…
  • Jun 13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 6/13
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlU.S. v. Bryant (Uncounseled Tribal-court Misdemeanor Convictions) was decided on 6/13/16. Petition for certiorari was denied in Seminole Tribe v. Stranburg…
Rank this Week: 1548

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and resources. From the South Texas College of Law.

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 23

    Throwback Thursday: Name Change Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Name Change Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistSouth Texas School of Law Yearbook Catalog, 1927-1928.It was announced Wednesday, June 22, 2016, that our name has officially changed to Houston College of Law. It's…
  • Jun 17

    No Printing from Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26

    No Printing from Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26
    Carpet on the Library's 3rd floor will be replaced next week starting Friday, June 24th. The work will take three days, ending on Sunday, June 26th.While this work is going on, all of our printers will be inaccessible. Patrons will still be…
  • Jun 10

    Remember the administrative law judge who sued his dry cleaner for $65,000,000.00?

    Remember the administrative law judge who sued his dry cleaner for $65,000,000.00?
    Roy Pearson, a member of the D.C. Bar, is back in the news. In 2005, he became famous for bringing a $65,000,000.00 lawsuit against his dry cleaner for losing his pants. Pearson lost at trial, lost at appeal, and lost at a hearing en banc.…
Rank this Week: 3959

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3974

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 20

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current

    21 CFR 803 displays "plain language" from 2005 to current
    Not many realize that in 2005, the FDA made a significant change in the language about Medical Devices. The  plain language was introduced in the Federal Register February 28, 2005. In essence, the language changed from "statutory" to…
  • Jun 6

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046

    Before the Revisor harmonizes the Health and Safety Code 81.046
    It happens when bills are being passed quickly and the Texas Legislative Council doesn't have time to harmonize things.Take a look at Texas Health and Safety Code, Section 81.046 - Confidentiality.There are two sections "C". One was…
  • Jun 1

    Dodd-Frank Act Information

    Dodd-Frank Act Information
    If you have ever had to research the Dodd-Frank Act, you know that it can take some time determining where to begin your journey.Here are four useful resources that are not behind a paywall, so you don't need credentials to access the…
Rank this Week: 2489

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jun 20

    New Books at the Law Library – June 20, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – June 20, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KJE7105 .T47 2012 Ben J.M. Terra & Peter J. Wattel, European Tax Law, 6th ed. (Alphen aan den Rijn: Kluwer Law International, 2012). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PR6057.A623 O43 2006 Jane Gardam, Old Filth…
  • Jun 13

    New Books at the Law Library – June 13, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – June 13, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KJE945 .C73 2015 Paul Craig & Gráinne de Búrca, EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials, 6th ed. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015). LAW LIBRARY learning commons (level 2): PR9262.E86…
  • Jun 6

    New Books at the Law Library – June 6, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – June 6, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: HF3228.E97 V3613 2016 Xavier Van Overmeire & Nadiya Nychay, The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU: An Overview (Toronto: LexisNexis Canada Inc., 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3275…
Rank this Week: 3973

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jun 20

    Bar Preparation/Study Hack

    Bar Preparation/Study Hack
    July 26th and 27th—the Georgia bar exam– is slowly but surely approaching.  Recently graduated law students will have to climb one more hill.  Below are some popular science tips to help with the day-in-and-day-out…
  • May 6

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion
    Summer is fast approaching.  Before you know it the trials and tribulations of the academic year will be behind us, exchanged for internships, jobs, conferences, and hopefully vacation.  Many of us use this time to catch up on our…
  • May 3

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion

    Faculty Summer Reading Suggestion
    Summer is fast approaching.  Before you know it the trials and tribulations of the academic year will be behind us, exchanged for internships, jobs, conferences, and hopefully vacation.  Many of us use this time to catch up on our…
Rank this Week: 3123

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
  • Jun 20

    LégisQuébec Collection of Quebec Statutes and Regulations Now Available Free

    LégisQuébec Collection of Quebec Statutes and Regulations Now Available Free
    LégisQuébec, the website that contains the official versions of Quebec laws and regulations and which used to require a subscription to access, is now available free on the web. Of course, the site is available in both French…
  • Jun 20

    Recent Acquisitions, June 13 – June 20, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, June 13 – June 20, 2016
    70 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library, including 50 from 2016: K 123 S54 2016 A theory of mediators' ethics : foundations, rationale, and application Cambridge University Press, 2016 xxxi, 466 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm K…
  • Jun 17

    Legal Resources on the Brexit

    Legal Resources on the Brexit
    The United Kingdom European Union Membership Referendum, also known as the EU referendum or Brexit referendum (because of the potential exit of Britain from the EU), is a plebiscite scheduled to take place in the United…
Rank this Week: 3205

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: 1327

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
  • Jun 16

    Picking five libraries out of the fifty

    Picking five libraries out of the fifty
       My excellent publisher, Elsevier, has a daily science blog, and I was asked to contribute a piece in support of my new book. Since I couldn't cover every library, I was asked to choose only five to give an enticing sample. It was…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2965

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Jun 15

    AALL Celebrates Net Neutrality Decision

    AALL Celebrates Net Neutrality Decision
    Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled in favor of the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order, which reclassified broadband under Title II as a common carrier service to protect net…
  • Jun 14

    Congress Passes FOIA Reform in Time for FOIA’s 50th Anniversary

    Congress Passes FOIA Reform in Time for FOIA’s 50th Anniversary
    Yesterday, the House passed the FOIA Improvement Act (S.337), sending the comprehensive Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) reform bill to the President’s desk. The bill will update FOIA by codifying the…
  • Jun 1

    June Washington E-Bulletin

    June Washington E-Bulletin
    The June issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 06 A LOOK AHEAD Privacy Appropriations ACT NOW Don’t Miss Out! Register Now for the 2016 Legislative Advocacy Training AALL IN…
Rank this Week: 3967

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 14

    VLA Council Meeting, June 8, 2016

    VLA Council Meeting, June 8, 2016
    Submitted by Lara Dresser  Highlights of the VLA Council Meeting:·         Seeking submissions for the 2016 annual edition of the Virginia Libraries Journal—deadline August 1st:…
  • Jun 14

    President's Message

    President's Message
    Hello, VALL members and happy summer!  As my term as President has now come and gone I would like to take a moment to thank all VALL members for a great year for our organization and look forward to many more milestones and…
  • May 6

    Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship

    Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship
    Congratulations to Anthony Ikwueme, director of Ehrhorn Law Library, Liberty University School of Law, on being awarded this prestigious fellowship!Here is more information about the award and what Tony will be doing over the summer: Carnegie…
Rank this Week: 3977

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Jun 13

    Open data : au tour de la base SARDE

    Open data : au tour de la base SARDE
    Communiqué DILA début juin 2016 : « L'éditeur officiel français, la DILA, poursuit son travail de mise à disposition de ses données et ouvre la base SARDE. SARDE (Système d'Aide à…
  • Jun 10

    Un moteur de recherche unique pour les informations légale

    Un moteur de recherche unique pour les informations légale
    Sur la liste Juriconnexion, Elsa signale que les trois acteurs du domaine de la publicité légale : l'Association de la Presse pour la Transparence Economique (APTE) , le Conseil national des greffiers des tribunaux de commerce…
  • May 25

    An open letter to the LinkedIn security team

    An open letter to the LinkedIn security team
    Dear LinkedIn secury team, You just sent me an email telling me about the recent publishing on the internet of LI IDs and hashed passwords from 2012. My sincere thanks for this notification. On the one hand, it's very positive that LI…
Rank this Week: 3939

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Jun 9

    At Your Service this Summer

    At Your Service this Summer
    Need research help at your summer job or externship?  Let us know—we’d love to help!  Give us a call (212.431.2332), email (reference@nyls.edu) or text (917.300.1933) us, or drop by the reference desk until 8:00 pm…
  • Jun 7

    Law School 411

    Law School 411
    The study and practice of law has frequently been described as encompassing both the scholarly and popular aspects of cultural life. The Mendik Library’s Law School 411 LibGuide provides an online multimedia bibliography to students…
  • May 26

    2016 Summer Research Challenge

    2016 Summer Research Challenge
    The post 2016 Summer Research Challenge appeared first on Mendik Matters.
Rank this Week: 1924

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 6

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for May 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for May 2016
    Five local legal annotators contributed to Quickscribe 2.0 in May: OnPoint Legal Research Corporation -- Health Professions Act, Human Rights Code Michael Bain, HHBG Employment Lawyers -- Foreign Money Claims Act, Legal Services Society…
  • May 17

    CALL/ACBD Conference ( #callacbd2016) Underway in Vancouver

    CALL/ACBD Conference ( #callacbd2016) Underway in Vancouver
    I've been watching the CALL/ACBD conference unroll on Twitter the last couple of days, and by all accounts it's off to a great start: a terrific event in the stunning city of Vancouver.If you're not able to be at the conference, be sure to…
  • May 2

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for April 2016
    Five BC acts had new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 this month:  Margaret Mason, Bull Housser & Tupper LLP – Society ActOnPoint Legal Research Corporation – Residential Tenancy Act, Property Law ActEileen Vanderburgh,…
Rank this Week: 2432

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/
  • Jun 2

    100 Years Ago Today

    100 Years Ago Today
    Today is June 1, 2016, which is the 100th anniversary of the Senate’s confirmation of President Wilson’s nomination of Louis D. Brandeis to the US Supreme Court. Newspapers across the country are marking the occasion with…
  • May 5

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

    Louis D. Brandeis Versus the New Haven Railroad, Part II
    This post is less of a sequel to my previous post on Brandeis’s fight against the Charles Mellen and the New Haven Railroad and more of a side note. One of the revelations that came from the ICC’s hearings was that Mellen…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1968

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: 4656

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/
  • May 27

    New Sunday Hours for Bar Exam Study Period

    New Sunday Hours for Bar Exam Study Period
    Now through July 17, the Law Library will be open on Sundays from 8 to 5. Best of luck to all of our recent grads now studying for bar exams! - AJM
  • May 6

    Grilled Cheese Melts Away Exam Time Blue

    Grilled Cheese Melts Away Exam Time Blue
    Law students enjoying a comfort food study break. A record number of law students lined up inside and outside of MyLab for last evening’s semi-annual Grilled Cheese Night. One hundred forty-two students patiently awaited the warm gooey…
  • May 2

    Interview with a Nutshell Author

    Interview with a Nutshell Author
    This semester saw the publication of the twelfth edition of Legal Research in a Nutshell, a compact but venerable text on legal research that dates back to 1968. Its original author was the late Morris Cohen, then Law Librarian at the…
Rank this Week: 2978

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • May 27

    Memorial Day: library closed

    Memorial Day: library closed
    Just a reminder that the Law Library will be closed this coming Monday, May 30, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. The full schedule of hours is available at http://law.lib.buffalo.edu/about/hours/
  • May 23

    Welcome, Summer!

    Welcome, Summer!
    Although we’re still some weeks away from the Solstice, it’s time to bid goodbye to the spring semester and start summer hours at the Law Library. During the first part of summer, for bar study, May 23-July 24, the Law Library…
  • May 20

    Commencement weekend

    Commencement weekend
    The semester is ending and commencement is here! During commencement weekend, Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22, the Law Library will be closed.  We will re-open Monday, May 23, at 9:00 a.m. as we begin the schedule of summer hours.…
Rank this Week: 3971

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/
  • May 25

    Law Library: News & Events: New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov

    Law Library: News & Events: New Email Alerts and RSS Feeds on Congress.gov
    Last year’s most viewed new blog post on In Custodia Legis was Legislation Email Alerts on Congress.gov. The email alerts are an excellent addition to the system that allow you to track a specific piece of legislation, what a…
  • May 9

    Law Library: News & Events: 500th Anniversary—Jewish Ghetto of Venice

    Law Library: News & Events: 500th Anniversary—Jewish Ghetto of Venice
    The Law Library of Congress, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy and the Joseph and Rebecca Meyerhoff Center for Jewish Studies at the University of Maryland, will host a program to mark the 500th anniversary since the…
  • Apr 28

    Law Library: News & Events: THOMAS to Retire on July 5, 2016

    Law Library: News & Events: THOMAS to Retire on July 5, 2016
    Learn more about the retirement of THOMAS.gov on July 5, 2016 and the features of its replacement, Congress.gov, in the recent In Custodia Legis post. Click here for more information.
Rank this Week: 4399

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 22

    Study Room Reservations Available

    Study Room Reservations Available
    Group Study Rooms are available for reservation if you need to engage in group study.  The rules for the Group Study Rooms are as follows.Group Study rooms are for groups of three or more students.Sign-up sheets for the Group Study Rooms…
  • May 18

    Library Availability During Graduation Weekend

    Library Availability During Graduation Weekend
    The library will serve as the venue for the Dean's Reception this Friday, as a result please be aware of the following interruptions to our normal services.On Thursday May 19 furniture necessary to support the Dean's Reception will be brought…
  • May 9

    Who Sued Who Regarding HB2?

    Who Sued Who Regarding HB2?
    If you answered North Carolina sued the Department of Justice today, you are correct! Today a complaint was filed in the United States District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, Western Division asking the court to provide…
Rank this Week: 3949

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • May 19

    Elsevier acquires Social Science Research Network

    Elsevier acquires Social Science Research Network
    SSRN, the social science and humanities repository, has been acquired by Elsevier. Elsevier plans to leverage its Mendeley technology to enhance SSRN’s repository and online community. Mandeley is a free reference manager and academic…
  • May 9

    Baker & Hostetler licenses ROSS Intelligence’s AI product for bankruptcy matter

    Baker & Hostetler licenses ROSS Intelligence’s AI product for bankruptcy matter
    In what is reported to be ROSS Intelligence’s first BigLaw client, Baker & Hostetler has licensed ROSS for use by its Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights team. Here’s the joint press release. — Joe
  • Apr 26

    AALL announces new product award

    AALL announces new product award
    Congratulations to Ravel Law for winning AALL’s New Product Award for its legal analytics service. Ravel FAQ here. — Joe
Rank this Week: 1966

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/
  • May 12

    Saturday workshops - summer term

    Saturday workshops - summer term
    The Library is running the following workshops during the Summer Term on Saturdays. The workshops will be held in the Library Seminar Room on Level 1 of the Library. All staff and students are welcomeThere are a maximum of 30 places on each…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3975

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

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

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • May 11

    Judge Garland Submits the Usual Questionnaire

    Judge Garland Submits the Usual Questionnaire
    It's way above ZiefBrief's paygrade to speculate on whether Judge Merrick Garland will ever be confirmed (or even considered) for a Supreme Court seat. The best we can do is note that some aspects of the nomination process — those...
  • May 4

    Merrick Garland's Jurisprudence — Digging in with CRS

    Merrick Garland's Jurisprudence — Digging in with CRS
    The Congressional Research Service (widely respected for its objectivity and thoroughness), has dug deeply into Merrick Garland's judicial record. Here's a summary of the 78 page report, Judge Merrick Garland: His Jurisprudence and Potential…
  • May 4

    USF Law Alumni — The Zief Library Is Still Your Library

    USF Law Alumni — The Zief Library Is Still Your Library
    As a USF law school graduate, you're welcome to come back to Zief whenever you need to do legal research. Access is free; all you need for post-graduation access is a bar card or your free USF alumni card. (Alumni...
Rank this Week: 2459

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • May 6

    LexisNexis Student Rep. Vacancy for 2016-17

    LexisNexis Student Rep. Vacancy for 2016-17
    An opportunity has arisen to increase your legal research skills and work for a major legal publisher. LexisNexis is looking for an enthusiastic GDL or final year LL.B student to act as a representative on campus for LexisNexis…
  • Apr 27

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room

    May Bank Holiday Weekends – Opening Hours for the Library and LRC IT Room
    On Saturday 30th April & Sunday 1st May we will be OPEN from 8am – 6pm and staffed from 12 – 4pm.  On Bank Holiday Monday 2nd May, the Library and IT rooms will be CLOSED On Saturday 28th May, Sunday…
  • Apr 18

    ‘Tips for your Research Project’ Workshop

    ‘Tips for your Research Project’ Workshop
    The Library is holding the above workshop on Wed 20th April from 12.45-1.30pm and Mon 25th April from 12.45-1.30pm in IT Room 218 in the LRC building. The aim is to show you how to start your research including how to search the library…
Rank this Week: 4047

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/
Rank this Week: 2504

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

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

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Apr 25

    Pace Law School Competes in NYSBA/AAA Abritration Competition

    Pace Law School Competes in NYSBA/AAA Abritration Competition
    Our congratulations go to the Pace 2016 New York State Bar Association/AAA Arbitration Competition team that competed on November 13-14, 2015 in New York City. Matthew Arpino (2L), Emily Bendana (2L), and Bryan Kelly (2L) represented Pace Law…
  • Apr 21

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition Team

    Congratulations to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition Team
    Our congratulations go out to the Pace 2016 National Ethics Trial Competition team that competed at the Tenth Annual National Ethics Trial Competition. The team competed at the Robert T. Matsui U.S. Courthouse in Sacramento, California (March…
  • Apr 21

    Congratulations to the Pace Prince Evidence Team

    Congratulations to the Pace Prince Evidence Team
    Pace team members Robert Foster (3L) and Brian Byrne (3L) did an outstanding job at the prestigious Jerome Prince Evidence Moot Competition, which was held at Brooklyn Law School from Thursday, March 31st through Saturday, April 2nd. Rob and…
Rank this Week: 2924

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: 2609

Yale Law Library - Foreign and…

Yale Law Library - Foreign and International Blog

Covers international law, agreements and legal research resources.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/foreign-international-blog
  • Apr 7

    New Exhibit: The Written and Unwritten Constitutions of Canada

    New Exhibit: The Written and Unwritten Constitutions of Canada
    To complement the upcoming conference “Canada in the World: Comparative Perspectives on the Canadian Constitution”, a new exhibit highlighting our print holdings on Canadian constitutional law is on display on L1 of the law…
  • 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.
Rank this Week: 3932