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TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

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

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

    Charging station for smartphones, tablets and more!

    Charging station for smartphones, tablets and more!
    The Thurgood Marshall Law Library has a courtesy charging station for mobile devices in the L2 Copy Room. Place your device in the locker and plug it in Turn the lever to a locked position Enter your own 4 digit code + the Zephyr button To…
  • Aug 24

    Umbrellas available for checkout

    Umbrellas available for checkout
    Don't get caught in the rain! The Thurgood Marshall Law Library has umbrellas available for checkout at the User Services Desk.
  • Aug 10

    Change to ILL Login

    Change to ILL Login
    All users can now log into ILLiad using their campus UMID and password. New users will need to log in using campus UMID and password, then set up an ILLiad profile as normal. Login behavior for returning users will vary: If the user's campus…
Rank this Week: 1318

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 24

    Innovation Tournaments: what are they and what can it mean for your library or organization as a whole?

    Innovation Tournaments: what are they and what can it mean for your library or organization as a whole?
    by Corrine VogelI’m so grateful to DALL to have been able to attend this year’s Annual Meeting with the financial assistance of a DALL grant. As part of that experience, I had the opportunity to go to the Private Law Librarians…
  • Jul 31

    The USPTO Updates Patent Eligibility Guide

    The USPTO Updates Patent Eligibility Guide
    Things are changing in the patent world. The USPTO has issued new guidelines for patent eligibility to address public comments about the following six major themes: requests for additional examples, particularly for claims directed to…
  • Nov 25

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
Rank this Week: 1175

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/
  • Aug 21

    Accessing and Using TWEN

    Accessing and Using TWEN
    Many professors use TWEN for their courses.  To use it, you'll need to activate the WestlawNext password that you received at orientation. This student guide to TWEN has detailed instructions for setting up and using TWEN. If you have any…
  • Jul 13

    The Blog Goes on Vacation

    The Blog Goes on Vacation
    The blog is taking a brief break for the summer, but it will return! There may be periodic posts now and again, so feel free to check back. Anticipate regular posts again in the fall, and thank you for your readership.
  • Jul 2

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*

    Fashion Law - Classes to Consider and Ohio Ties*
    Fashion is huge business, and if you are remotely interested in it and still looking for a practice area to focus on, consider fashion law. Loyola Law School in Los Angeles has a fashion law center, and Fordham has just launched an LL.M. in…
Rank this Week: 1290

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/
  • Aug 13

    Empirical Studies in Intellectual Property

    Empirical Studies in Intellectual Property
    The Center for Empirical Studies of Intellectual Property at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law has created an Empirical Studies Database.You can sort by:Lead authorTitleIP area (patent seems to have the most, but there are papers on copyright…
  • Aug 12

    Improve Your Professional Skills with Free NITA Video

    Improve Your Professional Skills with Free NITA Video
    Getting ready for a new school year—and looking forward to a new career—you might benefit from some of NITA's free resources.NITA—the National Institute for Trial Advocacy—is famous for its intensive training programs…
  • Aug 11

    Tips for Wrapping up Your Summer Job or Externship

    Tips for Wrapping up Your Summer Job or Externship
    A career consultant suggests 3 things to do before you wrap up your summer job (Nat'l Jurist, July 20, 2015):Introduce yourself to key players you haven't met.Wrap up all your projects.Ask for references.Let me add a few:Reflect and…
Rank this Week: 1314

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/
  • Aug 11

    Ohio Supreme Court Board Issues Advisory Opinion on Judges Performing Civil Marriages of Same-Sex Couple

    Ohio Supreme Court Board Issues Advisory Opinion on Judges Performing Civil Marriages of Same-Sex Couple
    On the heels of the Supreme Court's decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Ohio Supreme Court's Board of Professional Conduct has issued Advisory Opinion 2015-1. The Syllabus of this Opinion states that: "A judge who exercises the authority to…
  • Jul 16

    Tech Thursday: Protecting Your Devices From Theft

    Tech Thursday: Protecting Your Devices From Theft
    These days we spend most of our efforts protecting our devices from spyware or viruses, but let's not forget about theft. In his article "How to: Protect your devices from theft", PC & Tech Authority's Mike Bedford writes: "Laptops,…
  • Jul 9

    Tech Thursday: New Email Account Theft Scam

    Tech Thursday: New Email Account Theft Scam
    The FTC’s Office of Technology Research and Investigation has issued a warning for a new email scam. Techlicious' Fox Van Allen writes "Beware of unsolicited text messages requesting verification codes. According to the United States…
Rank this Week: 1196

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 6

    Updates to the LC's Recommended Formats Statement

    Updates to the LC's Recommended Formats Statement
    During the summer of 2014 the Library of Congress published the Recommended Format Specifications to identify characteristics of creative formats in both analog and digital formats. One of the goals of these specifications was to maximize the…
  • Jul 27

    LC makes BIBFRAME training materials available

    LC makes BIBFRAME training materials available
    In preparation for its much-anticipated BIBFRAME cataloging pilot project, the Library of Congress has developed training materials for staff involved in the pilot, and made the first of three modules available online at…
  • Jul 23

    Conversations about RDA

    Conversations about RDA
    LJ INFOdocket reports that the Library of Congress has released an new series of training videos, "Conversations about RDA".   Topics include:Compare and contrast: AACR2 and RDA in the bibliographic recordUndifferentiated personal name…
Rank this Week: 1311

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Jun 22

    Emmanuel Barthe documentaliste juridique indépendant : prestations et conseil

    Emmanuel Barthe documentaliste juridique indépendant : prestations et conseil
    Pour les cabinets d'avocats et de notaires, les directions juridiques, je simplifie la gestion des abonnements et des achats de documentation juridique. Je développe l'utilisation des bases de données internes et des intranets.…
  • Jun 21

    Les 2300 brèves de jurisprudence du cabinet Racine en une page web

    Les 2300 brèves de jurisprudence du cabinet Racine en une page web
    Le cabinet d'avocats d'affaires Racine a lancé fin mai le site Les brèves en lignes pour publier toutes ses brèves de jurisprudence, classées par thème et avec le texte intégral . Voilà un bel…
  • Jun 15

    A qui l'Open Access rend-il service ?

    A qui l'Open Access rend-il service ?
    Un tweet à la formulation très directe de Juriconnexion signale un article lumineux et très bien informé publié en février 201 par la Direction de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (DIST) du…
Rank this Week: 1312

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jun 3

    Two noteworthy full-text databases for environmental research

    Two noteworthy full-text databases for environmental research
    With a wealth of environmental courses to select this summer, it is noteworthy that our library subscribe to two environmental related databases — Environment Complete and GreenFILE. These two databases are both full-text databases by…
  • May 15

    Library Hours Update

    Library Hours Update
    May 11- May 15, Monday to Friday 8am – 5 pm May 16, Saturday 9am – 3pm May 17, Sunday closed May 18 – May 22, Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm May 23 – May 24, Saturday to Sunday … Continue reading →
  • May 5

    Database of the Month for May — Oxford Dictionaries Online

    Database of the Month for May — Oxford Dictionaries Online
    Maybe you’re still working on finalizing the term papers, or getting ready for the summer or for a vacation in a foreign country, you will find Oxford Dictionaries Online a handy tool to help hone your English skills. We have ……
Rank this Week: 1403

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/
  • Dec 22

    How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat

    How much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement? Hint: Cheshire Cat
    Bloggers and artists often ask, “how much of a photo do you need to alter to avoid copyright infringement?”   Five changes? Fifteen?  The Seventh Circuit addressed the issue in the Kienitz v Sconnie Nation case recently.…
  • Nov 10

    IP Without IP? A Study of the Online Adult Entertainment Industry

    IP Without IP? A Study of the Online Adult Entertainment Industry
    Stanford Technology Law Review https://journals.law.stanford.edu/stanford-technology-law-review/online/ip-without-ip-study-online-adult-entertainment-industry   Kate Darling Existing copyright policy is based largely on the utilitarian…
  • Aug 29

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office
    As part of its new draft Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, we have guidance on registration for websites.  The draft of the full compendium is over 1200 pages and covers publication, recordation, notice,…
Rank this Week: 1037

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/
Rank this Week: 1155

Biddleblog

Biddleblog

Shares the latest news and events at Biddle and legal research tips. By the librarians of the Biddle Law Library and the University of Pennsylvania Law School.

https://www.law.upenn.edu/blogs/library/
  • Mar 19

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!

    Extra! Extra! NYTimes.com Access for Penn Law!
    Penn Law faculty, current students, and staff now have online access to the New York Times at NYTimes.com and through smartphone apps. Registration is required.
  • Mar 12

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review

    Highlighted Archives Collection: The Penn Law Review
    A look at the Penn Law Archives collection of the oldest continuously published law journal in the United States…
  • Mar 5

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014

    New Library Acquisitions: February 2014
    Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions!
Rank this Week: 1405

Suffolk Law Library Blog

Suffolk Law Library Blog

http://suffolklawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 28

    Legal Research Workshop

    Legal Research Workshop
    Are you concerned about your first real world research assignment?  Come to any of our 30-minute workshops and sharpen your research skills, stand out in a sea of resumes, and prepare yourself for summer jobs and beyond.  We're…
  • Mar 11

    Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion

    Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion
    Are you concerned about your first real world research assignment? The law library and the LPS faculty are co-sponsoring Legal Research in the Real World: A Panel Discussion on Wednesday, March 27, 2013 from 5:00pm to 6:00pm in the 1st floor…
  • Dec 20

    Judge rejects bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental

    Judge rejects bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental
    A British Judge rejected a bid by Sally Roberts to stop her son having radiotherapy, saying any further delays would be detrimental."A mother involved in a legal battle to prevent her seven-year-old son from having radiotherapy to treat a…
Rank this Week: 1273

The Garbrecht Gazette

The Garbrecht Gazette

Covers library news, recent acqusitions, sponsered events, training sessions, legal news, and legal research tips. From the Donald L. Garbrecht Law Library at the University of Maine School of Law.

http://umainelawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 23

    The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Get This Award Winner For Your Collection

    The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution: Get This Award Winner For Your Collection
    Congratulations to Professor Malick Ghachem!  His recent book, The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution, published by Cambridge University Press, has recently been awarded the American Historical Association's 2012 Major Book Prize. …
  • Sep 6

    Ebook Versions of Federal Rules--FREE from CALI and LLI

    Ebook Versions of Federal Rules--FREE from CALI and LLI
    CALI, in cooperation with the Cornell Legal Information Institute is offering free, downloadable versions of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure and Evidence in Ebook form. They are avaiable from CALI's eLangdell…
  • Aug 31

    Sports Law Symposium: Law and the Olympic Movement

    Sports Law Symposium: Law and the Olympic Movement
    The University of Maine School of Law and the Sports Law Group at the law firm of Preti, Flaherty are sponsoring a symposium on September 13, 2011 entitled "Law and the Olympic Movement". The distinguished panel will be discussing many issues…
Rank this Week: 1397

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 1193

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

shlep: the Self-Help Law ExPress

News, views and information on self-help law and pro se litigation.

http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/shlep
  • Feb 19

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana

    Help for pro se users in Clark County, Indiana
    Commissioners OK legal help center for courthouse New appointment made to fill a void in County Courts By BRADEN LAMMERS Braden.Lammers@newsandtribune.com Judicial matters were the predominant theme at the Clark County Commissioners meeting…
  • Jan 5

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation

    New York Times op/ed piece about self-help representation
    Two state judges opine about the state of accessibility to the legal system. As the economy has worsened, the ranks of the self-represented poor have expanded. In a recent informal study conducted by the Self-Represented Litigation Network,…
  • Jan 5

    Indianapolis law library closes but self-help center remains open

    Indianapolis law library closes but self-help center remains open
    Librarian Zoya Golban turned off the lights and locked the doors Wednesday at the Marion County Law Library for the last time. The cozy repository for legal materials and publicly accessible computers on the third floor of the City-County…
Rank this Week: 1378

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: 1209

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Sep 2

    September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion on Susan Cain’s “Quiet”

    September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion on Susan Cain’s “Quiet”
    [ September 22, 2015; 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. ] September 2015 Brown Bag Luncheon and Book Discussion Quiet:  The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking  Moderated by Caroline Young Associate Director for…
  • Sep 1

    NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter Present Tech Fest

    NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter Present Tech Fest
    [ September 30, 2015; 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] NJ Greater Princeton/Trenton SLA Chapter and the New Jersey SLA Chapter  PRESENT: Tech Fest:  One evening, three presentations and one hack session to solve the world's tech problems,…
  • Jul 1

    Happy Hour & Networking Social

    Happy Hour & Networking Social
    Legal Professionals, Attorneys, and Law Enforcement Are Invited to a Summer Happy Hour & Networking Social Friday, July 17, 2015 at Bar Anticipation 703 16th Avenue Lake Como/ Belmar, NJ 07719 5:30-7:55 PM Hot & Cold Buffet The…
Rank this Week: 3071

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

Covers current legal trends, collecting for the largest law library in the world, a British perspective, a perspective from New Zealand, legislative developments in THOMAS, and cultural intelligence and the law.

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Sep 2

    An Interview with Leshay Wilson, Administrative Assistant

    An Interview with Leshay Wilson, Administrative Assistant
    This week’s interview is with Leshay Wilson, a member of the Office of the Administrative Operations team in the Law Library of Congress.  Leshay is typically one of the first smiling faces you see upon entering our main office in…
  • Sep 1

    FALQs: New Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure

    FALQs: New Brazilian Code of Civil Procedure
    The following is a guest post by Eduardo Soares, a foreign law specialist at the Law Library of Congress who covers Brazil and other Portuguese-speaking jurisdictions. Eduardo has previously published posts about the Brazilian law collection,…
  • Aug 31

    What Did You Miss? Catch-up on the Summer’s Most-Viewed Posts and Legislation.

    What Did You Miss? Catch-up on the Summer’s Most-Viewed Posts and Legislation.
    Web traffic tends to slowdown in the summer.  The weather gets nice and people leave their computers and devices behind.  It’s easy to miss a post or two while busy on vacation or recess.  Thankfully, we keep track…
Rank this Week: 4785

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/
  • Sep 1

    Free Indian Law Webinar Exploring the BIA website

    Free Indian Law Webinar Exploring the BIA website
    Registration is open for a free, 60-minute webinar entitled, “Introduction to the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs Website.” Participants will get an overview of the BIA website and learn to locate popular materials. While the…
  • Aug 27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/27
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2014-2015update.htmlThe Supreme Court Bulletin was updated to include the Tribal Supreme Court Project's August 27, 2015 Update Memorandum.  U.S. Courts of Appeals…
  • Aug 21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlUnited States v. Escalanti (Proof of Tribal Enrollment, Major Crimes Act)Harvey v. Ute Indian tribe of the Uintah and Ouray reservation (Civil…
Rank this Week: 2095

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/
  • Sep 1

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian

    Observations of a New HLS Librarian
    Welcome to the 1L class, HLS class of 2018!  In a way, we are in the same boat.  I am a first year academic law librarian, and I am also new to Harvard Law School life, schedules, pressures, pitfalls, and wonder.  I went in to…
  • Aug 26

    852 Rare: The Brief, “A Clever Bit of Legal Jesting”

    852 Rare: The Brief, “A Clever Bit of Legal Jesting”
    Don’t ever let someone tell you that law students don’t have a sense of humor… there is plenty of evidence in Historical & Special Collections (HSC) that proves otherwise! A recent discovery in the stacks turned up a…
  • Aug 26

    Scanning Nuremberg: Names and persons, patience, and the role of judge

    Scanning Nuremberg: Names and persons, patience, and the role of judge
    Post by Matt Seccombe, originally written August 5, 2015 Scanning Nuremberg shares the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes documents for digitization as…
Rank this Week: 1803

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    FREE Access to Digital Study Aid

    FREE Access to Digital Study Aid
    September is upon us and I would like to take a minute to introduce you to a new digital collection at Elon Law Library.  The Elon Law School Digital Library. At this initial stage, the library includes a number of the LexisNexis…
  • Aug 13

    Phoenix Print Dollars Available

    Phoenix Print Dollars Available
    Print Dollars are now available on your Phoenix Card.Phoenix Cards hold three types of credits and there are restrictions on their use.  Just a quick review of the three types and how they may be used.Print Dollars are used…
  • May 26

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.

    Studying for the Bar -- Print Dollars Still Available.
    Graduation has come and gone, new alumni's thoughts turn to studying for the July Bar.  Just wanted to make sure you know:  your print dollars from 2014-2015 are available for use through the end of July.   You may print…
Rank this Week: 4297

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Sep 1

    September E-Bulletin

    September E-Bulletin
    The September issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 09 A LOOK AHEAD Congress Gets Back To Work ACT NOW Register for the 2015 DLC Meeting and FDL Conference AALL IN THE STATES UELMA…
  • Aug 24

    AALL Joins Coalition to Call for Public Access to Congressional Research Service Report

    AALL Joins Coalition to Call for Public Access to Congressional Research Service Report
    By Elizabeth Holland Today, AALL joined a coalition of 40 organizations and 90+ individuals to call on Congress to expand public access to Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports. In a letter sent to the leadership of the Senate…
  • Aug 3

    August Washington E-Bulletin

    August Washington E-Bulletin
    The August issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 08 A LOOK AHEAD So-Called Cybersecurity Legislation Called Into Question ACT NOW Tell your Senators to Oppose the Cybersecurity…
Rank this Week: 4258

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/
  • Sep 1

    2015 Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner

    2015 Pace Law Library Orientation Scavenger Hunt Winner
    Congratulations to the prize winners for our 2015 Pace Law Library orientation scavenger hunt!  All of the winners have been notified via email and can claim their prizes at the Circulation Desk in the Law Library.  Please present…
  • Aug 11

    New Rule on Executive Pay

    New Rule on Executive Pay
    On August 5, the SEC approved a final “pay ratio” rule requiring large public companies to disclose the ratio of chief executives’ pay to the median pay of employees. Companies will have to report the ratio every three…
  • Jul 31

    Good News About Employment for Law Grad

    Good News About Employment for Law Grad
    A recent press release from the National Association for Law Placement (NALP.org) states that “the overall employment rate for the Class of 2014 was 86.7% of graduates for whom employment status was known, the first year that the rate…
Rank this Week: 3446

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

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

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for August 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for August 2015
    Here's a look at which legislation on Quickscribe 2.0 received new annotations in August -- you'll find expert commentary from: Peter Roberts, Lawson Lundell LLP – Partition of Property ActMichael Hargraves, Stewart, McDannold, Stuart…
  • Aug 7

    Should the US Librarian of Congress be a Librarian or an Academic?

    Should the US Librarian of Congress be a Librarian or an Academic?
    Slaw columnist Bob Berring published an important piece yesterday, and I'm afraid it's going to go under the radar.Berring discusses the impending retirement of current US Librarian of Congress, Dr. James Billington, who at 86 years of age…
  • Jul 3

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2015
    Here's a look at what's new on Quickscribe 2.0. In June, the following experts added annotations to various pieces of legislation:Bill Buholzer, Young Anderson – Local Government Act, Oil & Gas Activities Act, Environmental…
Rank this Week: 2855

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
Rank this Week: 2474

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Sep 1

    LexisNexis Courtroom Cast

    LexisNexis Courtroom Cast
    By Zach Dalton LexisNexis Courtroom Cast (formerly AudioCaseFiles) is a valuable resource available to Georgia State law students for free. Students can sign up for the site using their Georgia State email address. Courtroom Cast provides…
  • Aug 27

    Finding What You Need in the Law Library

    Finding What You Need in the Law Library
    Hopefully you have found the wonderful amenities in our new library space—you know where the terraces are, you have found the place that will contain Miss Demeanor’s Café, and you located the bathrooms. Now you need to know…
  • Aug 24

    ALERT Program

    ALERT Program
    The Law Library is rolling out a new program this fall called the Applied Legal Experience, Research, & Technology (ALERT) Program. The ALERT Program is a non-credit program that provides students with additional opportunities to learn…
Rank this Week: 3402

Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis?

Official blog of the Rutgers School of Law-Camden Law Library, bringing you information on law school and law library news and events, community news, and general reference information.

http://camdenlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Sep 1

    Tech in the Library!

    Tech in the Library!
    The Law Library in Camden is happy to bring you scanners! There are 2 scanners throughout the library: on the circulation desk, and beyond the reading room, next to the student printer. These scanners will scan documents to: a flashdrive, an…
  • Aug 24

    Welcome New and Returning Students!

    Welcome New and Returning Students!
    The Law Library would like to take a minute to welcome you to Rutgers School of Law in Camden.  Whether you are new to campus or would just like to get reacquainted with the Law Library, we would like to invite you to come in for a…
  • Aug 20

    Law Library Scavenger Hunt

    Law Library Scavenger Hunt
    JOIN THE HUNT!   The Law Library is hosting a Scavenger Hunt! The game is intended to be a fun way to learn about your library and legal research! The hunt consists of 10 questions that will help familiarize you with the layout of the…
Rank this Week: 3683

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 1

    Moving on ...

    Moving on ...
    Ben Almoite is leaving the Virginia State Law Library on Sept. 3rd and will take up his new position as librarian of the Henrico Government & Law Library on Sept. 8. Ben is excited to be following in Isabel Paul's footsteps and plans on…
  • Aug 27

    Happy Retirement to Joe Wynne!

    Happy Retirement to Joe Wynne!
    Systems Librarian Joe Wynne retired on July 24th after 37 years of service to the University of Virginia Law Library. Joe joined the law school in 1978 as a cataloger, worked under two library directors (Larry Wenger and Taylor…
  • Aug 27

    The Power of Connection

    The Power of Connection
    bySuzanne B. CorriellAssociate Circuit Librarian, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Library  This year’s AALL Annual Meeting theme of “The Power of Connection” was exactly what I needed as I transitioned to a new…
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Aug 31

    Constitution Day Event, Sept. 16, 2015

    Constitution Day Event, Sept. 16, 2015
    Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 In commemoration of Constitution Day, the Law Library of…
  • Jul 29

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback

    New Features Added to Congress.gov Based on Customer Feedback
    Today on In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced the July enhancements to Congress.gov. Based on customer feedback, Congress.gov added new features that help with accessibility and provide additional content. New items…
  • Jul 13

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman

    Visions of Liberty: A Conversation with Ira Glasser and Bob Adelman
    Date: Monday, August 3, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Mumford Room (LM-649), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 Join us as we welcome world-renowned documentary photographer Bob…
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BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal resources, and library information. From the Indiana University Maurer School of Law.

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Aug 31

    Welcome Week

    Welcome Week
    This year, the Law Library decided to start a new tradition: Welcome Week!  Stop by any time between 9 and 5, September 1st through 3rd, and look for our table near the computer workstations. What might you get? Jerome Hall Law Library…
  • Aug 18

    Welcome Back!

    Welcome Back!
    It always astounds me how quiet the library gets over the summer.  We are glad to have the lobby bustling again!  We have a lot in store at the Jerome Hall Law Library this year – here are some highlights: Welcome Week:…
  • Jul 24

    Brace Yourselves…Bar Exam is Coming

    Brace Yourselves…Bar Exam is Coming
    You made it through three years of Socratic method, issue-spotting, and cite-checking, only to be plunged, post-graduation, right into the longest study hall you’ve ever attended.  But here we are, two months later, and the bar…
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 31

    Library Tours Today!

    Library Tours Today!
    Learn important information about the library on tours being conducted today and all week! Tours are at 1 and 4 this afternoon, starting in room 335. Additional tours are as follows: Wednesday, Sept. 2 @ 1 & 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 3 @ 1…
  • Aug 28

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    If you have questions, we in the library are here to help!
  • Aug 26

    Library Tour

    Library Tour
    Learn about important resources that will help you get a quick start in law school.  These tours will be held: Monday, August 31 @ 1 & 4 pm Wednesday, Sept. 2 @ 1 & 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 3 @ 1 & 4 pm Tuesday, Sept.  8 @…
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
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Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Aug 28

    CALI Resources for Incoming 1L

    CALI Resources for Incoming 1L
    Your orientation packet included a CALI registration code. What is CALI? CALI stands for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. It is a nonprofit consortium, established in 1982, that now includes most…
  • Aug 14

    WELCOME NEW MASON LAW STUDENTS!

    WELCOME NEW MASON LAW STUDENTS!
    The library staff welcomes all new students to GMUSL! Librarians are looking forward to meeting you during the Legal Research, Writing, and Analysis (LRWA) Program and in the law library. During the first two weeks of…
  • Jul 27

    GOOD LUCK ON THE BAR EXAM!

    GOOD LUCK ON THE BAR EXAM!
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UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Aug 28

    Fall hours begin August 31

    Fall hours begin August 31
    Goodbye, Summer schedule, and hello, Fall hours.  Beginning on Monday, August 31, the Law Library will be following a new schedule for Fall 2015.  Our regular schedule of hours will be: Monday-Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.…
  • Jul 27

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach
    This is it. The last Monday before the bar. You’ve had an incredible journey so there’s only one thing to leave you with—Coach Taylor. Let’s be honest, the man knows how to do a pep talk. How could we feature only one?…
  • Jul 24

    New Law Library hours schedule starting July 27

    New Law Library hours schedule starting July 27
    The Law Library schedule of hours will be changing beginning next week.  On Monday, July 27, the Law Library will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., then on Tuesday, July 28, we’ll begin to follow our late summer schedule of…
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Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Aug 27

    Win . . . and Learn!

    Win . . . and Learn!
    Have you submitted your Legally Clueless Info Hunt entry? The drawing will be on Tuesday September 1 at 5:50 pm, just outside the Library. As always, we plan to award lots of prizes, including OneCards (with pre-loaded cash values), all kinds…
  • Jul 17

    Happy Birthday ADA!

    Happy Birthday ADA!
    Twenty-five years ago, on July 26, 1990, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, 101 Pub. L. No. 336, 104 Stat. 327.  The ADA is one of America’s most comprehensive pieces of civil rights…
  • Jun 3

    2015 Summer Research Challenge

    2015 Summer Research Challenge
    The post 2015 Summer Research Challenge appeared first on Mendik Matters.
Rank this Week: 2719

Dewey B Strategic

Dewey B Strategic

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

http://deweybstrategic.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3200

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Aug 27

    August 27: Reminder of Library Hour

    August 27: Reminder of Library Hour
    Monthly library hours, all the way to June 30, 2016, are posted here on the library's website. Need to know if we'll be open on Thursday, December 17th? (We are - until Midnight). Check the super calender here. Holidays, shortened hours and…
  • Jul 8

    Health Affairs eJournal now available

    Health Affairs eJournal now available
    The UNH Law community now has access to Health Affairs eJournal. This journal 'is the leading journal of health policy thought and research. read more
  • Jul 2

    Law Library Closed Friday, July 3

    Law Library Closed Friday, July 3
    The UNH Law Library is closed on Friday, July 3. Full details on summer hours are available here: http://library.law.unh.edu/CalendarAccess. 
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Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

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

http://www.loc.gov/law/help/current-topics.php
  • Aug 26

    Legal Status of Khat in Selected Jurisdiction

    Legal Status of Khat in Selected Jurisdiction
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Legal Status of Khat in Selected Jurisdictions. The report summarizes the legal status of khat (Catha edulis, also known as kat, qat, chat, and miraa), a plant whose leaves have a…
  • Aug 5

    Germany: Electronic Cigarette

    Germany: Electronic Cigarette
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Germany: Electronic Cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes in Germany are currently not subject to any age-related access restrictions. The Federal Administrative Court concluded…
  • Jul 29

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014. This bibliography contains English-language books and articles within books that discuss Islamic law. The…
Rank this Week: 4450

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

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

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 26

    Canadian Legal Research Guide Updated

    Canadian Legal Research Guide Updated
    Yesterday, the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia heard a challenge to the Canadian province's anti-cyberbullying law, which was passed in 2013 following the suicide of 17-year-old Rehtaeh Parsons. Parsons, a victim of sexual assault, had been…
  • Aug 19

    Bluebook on Display

    Bluebook on Display
    [This is a guest post by Reference Librarian and Senior Lecturing Fellow Marguerite Most.]Whether you're returning to Duke after a summer away, or you're new to Duke Law School and just beginning your legal career, you'll soon learn that a…
  • Aug 10

    Trial by Combat: Making a Comeback

    Trial by Combat: Making a Comeback
    Last week, a county court filing by Staten Island attorney Richard A. Luthmann became an unexpected media sensation. Luthmann is being sued by creditors of a former client, who allege that the attorney advised their debtor to liquidate assets…
Rank this Week: 4278

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Aug 24

    New Books at the Law Library – August 24, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – August 24, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3791 .R66 2015 Christa Roodt, Private International Law, Art and Cultural Heritage (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD606 .I48 2015 Nancy E. Johnson, ed., Impassioned Jurisprudence: Law,…
  • Aug 17

    New Books at the Law Library – August 17, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – August 17, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: DU124.E74 M67 2015 Aileen Moreton-Robinson, The White Possessive: Property, Power, and Indigenous Sovereignty (Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2015). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KD829.A2 L36 2015 Simon Douglas, Robin…
  • Aug 10

    New Books at the Law Library – August 10, 2015

    New Books at the Law Library – August 10, 2015
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KDZ944 .F653 2014 Ralph H. Folsom, NAFTA and Free Trade in the Americas in a Nutshell, 5th ed. (St. Paul: West Academic Publishing, 2014). LAW LIBRARY level 3: KNQ47 .K67 2014 Paul Kossof, Chinese Legal Research (Durham:…
Rank this Week: 4299

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

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

    Defining derivative

    Defining derivative
    It is frequently interesting, and sometimes appalling, to see how a court that does not usually deal with copyright issues reacts when confronted with one.  Judge Amy Berman Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia…
  • Aug 17

    Conspiracy theories, copyright term, and the TPP

    Conspiracy theories, copyright term, and the TPP
    I try to resist the urge to find conspiracies behind political developments; I tell myself that politicians and bureaucrats are just too unorganized and divided to really conspire about much of anything.  But sometimes that…
  • Aug 10

    What happens when there is no publication agreement?

    What happens when there is no publication agreement?
    Scholarly communication discussions and debates usually focus, quite obviously, on the terms of publication agreements and the licenses those agreements often give back to authors to use their own work in limited and specific ways.…
Rank this Week: 1854

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Aug 24

    Tours for New Student

    Tours for New Student
    Please join us for a tour of the library. There is no need to register, just meet in the atrium of the Williams library at the times listed below. Tours for JD Students Tours include Williams library only, and last about 20-30 minutes.…
  • Aug 21

    Welcome to Georgetown Law Library!

    Welcome to Georgetown Law Library!
    The campus is more alive now that the students are returning! For those new to Georgetown Law, you should have received an e-mail from the library with information on registering your Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law passwords.  Please…
  • Aug 20

    Pharos printer upgrades and unavailability 8/20/2015

    Pharos printer upgrades and unavailability 8/20/2015
    The Pharos printing system will be undergoing an upgrade today. During this upgrade individual printers will be unavailable at times during the day. There will be signage to direct you to operational print stations. Between noon and 1:00pm…
Rank this Week: 2985

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Aug 23

    Round and round we go...Gravesend Cyclopark 10k

    Round and round we go...Gravesend Cyclopark 10k
    It has been a while since I have posted a blog, so for those of you interested in my running a report here on the Gravesend Cyclopark 10k which I ran on the 7th of August. This event is organised by Nice Work on behalf of Gravesend Road…
  • Jul 27

    Changing the intranets conversation

    Changing the intranets conversation
    Changing of the guardAn article on the CMS Wire website that has garnered much attention from the intranet community on Twitter and other sites is an article called "Changing the Intranets Conversation"In the article, the author begins by…
  • Jul 25

    Running a virtual race...or two...

    Running a virtual race...or two...
    POW Virtual Runner 10k medalFor those of you who following my running on Runkeeper or Strava (probably not many) you may have noticed that I've been running a few "virtual" races recently. These aren't races where you sit on your sofa with a…
Rank this Week: 4184

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/
  • Aug 21

    Welcome to the BC Law class of 2019

    Welcome to the BC Law class of 2019
    This is an exciting week for the BC Law Library staff as we meet the members of the entering class!  Our 1L students have been bustling around the campus.  The Law Library and technology orientation takes place today.  We have…
  • Aug 19

    Miller's Standard Insurance Policies Annotated now available on Westlaw for Lawschool

    Miller's Standard Insurance Policies Annotated now available on Westlaw for Lawschool
    If you intend to practice law, you will likely have to read and analyze an insurance policy at some point, if not on a regular basis.  This is true regardless of whether you practice civil litigation (liability insurance), real…
  • Aug 14

    Harvard Law Professor Makes White House Bid?

    Harvard Law Professor Makes White House Bid?
    Greetings, BC Law Community!  Above the Law, the law blog that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the legal world, recently posted about Harvard Law Professor, Lawrence Lessig's potential  run for presidency.  Lessig's campaign…
Rank this Week: 4290

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/
  • Aug 20

    Study Aids for You: Print & Online

    Study Aids for You: Print & Online
    Online Study Skills Materials The Ross-Blakley Law Library is pleased to provide you with online access to hundreds of study aids to help you prepare for classes and exams. Whether you are a returning student or it is your first year in law…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    The library staff looks forward to meeting you soon at orientation. Please come visit us at the following events: Monday, August 17th: 8:30-9:30am Room 109 – Legal Research Password Distribution Tuesday, August 18th: 8:30-10:00am…
  • Jun 26

    Big Week at the Supreme Court

    Big Week at the Supreme Court
      Quite a few significant Supreme Court opinions were announced this week, including two of the biggest cases from this term: same-sex marriage and Obamacare. Read on for more information on each case from this week and links to the…
Rank this Week: 3235