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Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Jun 8

    Power outages this weekend

    Power outages this weekend
    The library will be closing Friday, June 10th at 2:00 p.m. due to a scheduled campus-wide power outage. It is possible there may be another power outage this Saturday or Sunday. Please call 302-477-2244 to verify our hours before you come in.
  • May 23

    Library hours for Memorial Day

    Library hours for Memorial Day
    The library’s hours this week are: Monday, May 23 to Thursday, May 26 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 27 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. We will be closed May 28 through May 30 for Memorial Day. More information on library hours is on our website.
  • May 18

    Library closed this weekend for graduation

    Library closed this weekend for graduation
    The law library will be closed this weekend, May 21 and May 22, for graduation. Congratulations to all our graduates. For more information on library hours see our website.
Rank this Week: 881

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/
  • May 31

    (Re)learning Legal Citation

    (Re)learning Legal Citation
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  • May 9

    CBA Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar on June 3

    CBA Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar on June 3
    If you are a law student working in Columbus this summer, be sure to ask your employer about attending the Summer Associate Legal Research Seminar, presented by the Legal Research and Information Resources Committee of the Columbus Bar…
  • May 5

    Moritz Librarians Win National Award for Paper

    Moritz Librarians Win National Award for Paper
    <!--[if gte mso 9]> <![endif]-->Two of Moritz Law Library's reference librarians, Susan Azyndar and Ingrid Mattson, won an American Association of Law Libraries (AALL)/LexisNexis Call for Papers award for their short paper,…
Rank this Week: 1072

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 &amp; Hostetler licenses ROSS Intelligence&rsquo;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: 1138

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: 1258

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

Scholarly Communications @ Duke

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

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

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

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

    Moving into the open

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

    Some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub

    Some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub
    Radical, as I like to remind folks, means to get to the root of an issue (same derivation as radish).  So when I say I am offering some radical thoughts about Sci-Hub and the controversy it has generated, I mean that I hope to use the…
Rank this Week: 1006

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Feb 19

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application
    CS-SIS Members are invited to apply for one of two annual AALL Meeting and Conference grants: AALL CS-SIS Grant for Students and New Librarians: The purpose of the AALL CS-SIS Grants Program for Students and New Librarians is to provide…
  • Feb 19

    Call for CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Application

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

    Call for Nominations – Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    Call for Nominations – Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made outstanding contributions to the SIS, to AALL, and who is well regarded for their service to the profession. The inaugural award recipient was Ken Hirsh,…
Rank this Week: 1119

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Jan 7

    “Who Knew?!” Department

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

    Happy Bill of Rights Day!

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

    Five Study Aids To Help You Get Through Exam

    Five Study Aids To Help You Get Through Exam
    It’s that time of year!  Fall break is over, final memos are due soon, and exams are imminent! The library has a large collection of study aids just waiting to help you prepare for exams. So how can you get ready for the end…
Rank this Week: 1161

Trial Ad Notes

Trial Ad Notes

Offers news items and resources relating to trial advocacy, with a focus on Washington State. By Mary Whisner.

http://trialadnotes.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 13

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration

    National Academies reports - Growth of Incarceration
    The Growth of Incarceration in the United States: Exploring Causes and Consequences (2014), packed with research and analysis from social scientists and policy experts, is available as a free PDF from the National Academies Press.This…
  • Apr 9

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense

    Evidence-Based Practice in Criminal Defense
    This interesting paper was recently posted on SSRN:Jennifer E. Laurin, Gideon by the Numbers: The Emergence of Evidence-Based Practice in Indigent Defense,  Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming 2015Abstract: A widespread…
  • Apr 3

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded

    Conviction Reversed Because Expert Testimony re Eyewitness ID Excluded
    Interesting case from New York: Joel Stashenko, Conviction Reversed as Expert Barred from Testifying, N.Y.L.J., April 3, 2015.The case is People v. McCullough, 11-01614 (N.Y. Sup. Ct., App. Div. March 27, 2015), link to court website
Rank this Week: 684

Hearsay

Hearsay

Westminster Law Library's news and updates. Includes legal research tips, updates on resources (books, databases, websites etc.), event announcements and a news feed from Jurist. For the University of Denver's Sturm College of Law community.

http://westminsterlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 9

    Writing Tip of the Week: Writing the Summary of the Argument

    Writing Tip of the Week: Writing the Summary of the Argument
    The Summary of the Argument in a brief is, in a nutshell, a summary of the best reasons your client should win the case.  Judges often read the Summary before they read the brief, so the Summary sets up your argument by giving the judge…
  • Apr 3

    Writing Tip of the Week: Using Topic or Thesis Sentences in a Brief

    Writing Tip of the Week: Using Topic or Thesis Sentences in a Brief
    As in a legal memorandum, a topic or thesis sentence for a rule explanation in a brief signals your reader that you are introducing new material.  However, unlike a topic sentence in a memo, it is not an objective statement of the rule.…
  • Mar 25

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer

    Writing Tip of the Week: Imply and Infer
    Writers sometimes mistakenly use the word “infer” when they really mean “imply.” Although the two words are related, they are used differently. To imply means to suggest or express indirectly.  To infermeans to…
Rank this Week: 1256

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 25

    The BIALL Knowledge Management Group is pleased to announce...

    The BIALL Knowledge Management Group is pleased to announce...
    ... its next event, to be held at:·         Stephenson Harwood LLP, 1 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SH·         on Thursday 18th August 2016 from…
  • Jul 25

    The BIALL Knowledge Management Group is pleased to announce...

    The BIALL Knowledge Management Group is pleased to announce...
    ... its next event, to be held at:Stephenson Harwood LLP, 1 Finsbury Circus, London EC2M 7SHThursday 18th August 2016 from 6pm to 9pm.We will hear from four speakers, representing different organisations at different stages of their KM…
  • 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 –…
Rank this Week: 3935

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Jul 24

    Now Playing in the IP Mall : Antique Rare e-Treatise Reading Room

    Now Playing in the IP Mall : Antique Rare e-Treatise Reading Room
    One of the most loved resouces in the IP Mall is the signficant collection of around 250 old Intellectual Property Treatises.  Paul Cole, Professor at BU's Centre for Legal Studies is the founding editor of the publication Intellectual…
  • Jul 21

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursdays - Early FPLC Article

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursdays - Early FPLC Article
    Hi Folks.  Below are some very interesting articles pertaining to the school's early history in the 1970's.  Read at your leisure.  Cheers!       Tags: UNH School of Law ArchivesConcord MonitorJuris…
  • Jul 15

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Forensic Fridays - See Anyone You Recognize?

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Forensic Fridays - See Anyone You Recognize?
    In this occasional column, we have decided to display various sets of photographs from our illustrious past, each one presenting a snapshot of the life of our school during it's eventful and vibrant history.  Some photographs feature…
Rank this Week: 3318

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
  • Jul 22

    Brexit – What Happens Next?

    Brexit – What Happens Next?
    The following is a guest post by Felix Beulke, summer intern at the Global Legal Research Directorate, Law Library of Congress. It follows a blog post by Clare Feikert-Ahalt, FALQs: Brexit Referendum. On June 23, 2016 the United Kingdom held…
  • Jul 21

    60 Year Anniversary of the German Compulsory Military Service Act

    60 Year Anniversary of the German Compulsory Military Service Act
    Conscription in the German Federal Republic began on July 21, 1956 when the German Compulsory Military Service Act (Wehrpflichtgesetz) entered into force. It lasted for 55 years until, on July 1, 2011, the German Bundestag (parliament)…
  • Jul 20

    An Interview with Ashley Breymaier, Remote Metadata Intern

    An Interview with Ashley Breymaier, Remote Metadata Intern
    Today’s interview is with Ashley Breymaier, a remote metadata intern for the Digital Resources Division. Describe your background I am a military brat who grew up traveling all over the world. I left Maryland when I was seven years old…
Rank this Week: 4493

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jul 22

    STUDENT AMBASSADOR REQUIRED (Paid)

    STUDENT AMBASSADOR REQUIRED (Paid)
    Practical Law is recruiting a student ambassador to represent and promote Practical Law services and liaise between students and Practical Law. Ideal candidates would be studying a full-time LPC course. ROLE: The role is to assist…
  • Jul 6

    Library Summer Opening Hour

    Library Summer Opening Hour
    To help you in your studies the Library will be remain open over the summer on Monday – Friday from 8.30am – 10pm. It will be staffed from 8.30am – 6pm (except for short periods specified by a notice on the Library…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4130

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/
  • Jul 21

    MoreUs Has Moved!

    MoreUs Has Moved!
    Please join us at our newly redesigned blog site! If you're currently subscribed to our email service, you'll need to resubscribe there. Thanks for reading! - AJM
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2976

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: 1597

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

A carnival of news and information about culture, law, music, technology and research. By Grace Lee.

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
  • Jul 20

    Links for 2016-07-19 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-07-19 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jul 18

    Links for 2016-07-17 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-07-17 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
  • Jul 16

    Links for 2016-07-15 [del.icio.us]

    Links for 2016-07-15 [del.icio.us]
    Sponsored: 64% off Code Black Drone with HD Camera Our #1 Best-Selling Drone--Meet the Dark Night of the Sky!
Rank this Week: 2515

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Jul 19

    Asking Other Question

    Asking Other Question
    Legal databases and search tools available online continue to grow–new tools and metadata continually created.  It is ripe opportunity for creativity.  What creative questions and queries should you ask? Perhaps you want to…
  • Jul 11

    Law School for Dummies, and Smartie

    Law School for Dummies, and Smartie
    I have good news and bad news for all you law students out there. The good news is you still have about 1/3 of your summer break left. The bad news is that means Georgia State College of Law classes start in about a month, with our new…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3224

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 18

    It makes you wonder, sometime

    It makes you wonder, sometime
    Sad the lengths some people will take to get attention. Take the young lady who was recently arrested for smoking meth in front of her baby AND THEN POSTING A PICTURE OF IT ON FACEBOOK!!  I mean, can I get an epic face palm?!?…
  • Jul 11

    What is it about Hillary?

    What is it about Hillary?
    The other day, news came out that Hillary would not be charged criminally for her mis-management of emails while she was Secretary of State.  This has caused not a little consternation in and around the country and has polarized many in…
  • Jul 5

    Word of the Month for July 2016: Index

    Word of the Month for July 2016: Index
    There's rarely a day that someone doesn't surprise me. Triple homicide with a self defense twist.  Child support with international kidnapping and spousal abuse. A derivative suit with a class action on the side.  A simple DUI…
Rank this Week: 3647

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
Rank this Week: 2660

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/
  • Jul 15

    Two Lesser-Known Law Journals Covering Native American Law

    Two Lesser-Known Law Journals Covering Native American Law
    We would like to bring to your attention two electronic-only law journals relating specifically to Native American law. American Indian Law Journal One of the law journals is the American Indian Law Journal (AILJ) published by…
  • Jul 11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/11

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 7/11
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari was filed on 5/26/16 in Flute v. U.S. (Fiduciary Duty) and six petitions for certiorari were denied on 6/27/16:1) California v.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1649

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/
  • Jul 15

    A look at the "crime of poverty" through a new acquisition

    A look at the &quot;crime of poverty&quot; through a new acquisition
    Our previous post shed light on the legal dilemma of debtors in the early United States. The book on hand today tracks the development of bankruptcy law in Massachusetts up to the eve of the Civil War.This is the third edition of Joseph…
  • 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

    &quot;First&quot; 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…
Rank this Week: 4139

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/
  • Jul 15

    Law Library: News & Events: National Archives and Law Library of Congress to Host Proposed Amendments Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: National Archives and Law Library of Congress to Host Proposed Amendments Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon
    The National Archives and the Law Library of Congress are hosting a Wikipedia edit-a-thon for the proposed amendments to the U.S. Constitution on Friday, July 29 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at the National Archives in the Innovation Hub and…
  • Jul 12

    Law Library: News & Events: Congress.gov Content Survey

    Law Library: News &amp; Events: Congress.gov Content Survey
    Do you use Congress.gov? The Law Library of Congress would like to hear from you.  Take a few minutes to complete the new Congress.gov Content Survey.   The goal of this new survey is to receive 250 responses.…
  • Jul 7

    Law Library: News & Events:

    Law Library: News &amp; Events:
    The Law Library of Congress and the Library’s Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation will offer a program highlighting the depiction of law in film and television. The event will feature Professor of Law Jessica Silbey from…
Rank this Week: 4393

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
  • Jul 14

    ALA 2016 in Orlando

    ALA 2016 in Orlando
       I racked my brain to find a clever title, but didn't have the heart after seeing what happened in Orlando days before the conference. I lived through 911 in New York City and remember that an entire metropolis was traumatized…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2979

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 13

    NISO Virtual Conference: BIBFRAME & Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data

    NISO Virtual Conference: BIBFRAME &amp; Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data
    In mid-June, NISO hosted a virtual conference, BIBFRAME & Real World Applications of Linked Bibliographic Data.  The theme of the conference was explorations of BIBFRAME and related approaches to sharing and interacting with…
  • Jul 11

    Say Goodbye to THOMAS…

    Say Goodbye to THOMAS…
    From http://sd.keepcalm-o-matic.co.uk/i/keep-calm-and-say-goodbye-thomas-1.png THOMAS.gov, the online legislative information system, officially retired July 5th, completing its multi-year transition to Congress.gov. THOMAS…
  • Jun 24

    Building Bridges with Logs: Collaborative Conversations about Discovery across Library Department

    Building Bridges with Logs: Collaborative Conversations about Discovery across Library Department
    The process of implementing a discovery tool can be filled with questions, and even after its implementations, questions about its efficacy and the quality of search results can remain. This article describes an interesting approach used by…
Rank this Week: 3933

Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Jul 11

    New Books at the Law Library – July 11, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – July 11, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE4381.5 .R433 2013 Canadian Bar Association. Access to Justice Committee, Reaching Equal Justice: An Invitation to Envision and Act, Summary Report (Ottawa: The Canadian Bar Association, 2013). Online access:…
  • Jul 4

    New Books at the Law Library – July 4, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – July 4, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: K1704.8 .G558 2016 Yossi Dahan, Hanna Lerner & Faina Milman-Sivan, eds., Global Justice and International Labour Rights (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016). LAW LIBRARY level 3: K3843 .U54 2016 Center for…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3946

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Jul 7

    On public speaking

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

    Librarian as consultant

    Librarian as consultant
    IT is an industry that sees a fair amount of consulting work. As the library and information science field changes, perhaps there will be more librarians working as consultants too. I worked in such a capacity last year. It was a long held…
  • May 9

    Goodbye Twitter

    Goodbye Twitter
    More and more I don’t see the value in my Twitter feed. Admittedly my followers reflect the nature of my tweets, because my life and career have zigged and zagged all over the map in the recent past. My tweets are posted…
Rank this Week: 3941

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 5

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for June 2016
    Just a short update to highlight the legislation that received new annotations on Quickscribe 2.0 in June:Health Professions Act -- OnPoint Legal Research Corporation Community Charter  -- Michael Hargraves, Stewart McDannold…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1747

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/
  • Jul 5

    New [And Improved] Title Spotlight: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey (9th ed.)

    New [And Improved] Title Spotlight: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey (9th ed.)
    This time around, rather than looking at a brand new publication, I have decided to focus on the new edition of a treatise that was first published in 1984: World Criminal Justice Systems: A Comparative Survey Richard J. Terrill 9th edition,…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1558

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

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

    July Washington E-Bulletin

    July Washington E-Bulletin
    The July issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 07 A LOOK AHEAD Approaching Recess Advocacy Programs at Annual Meeting ACT NOW Tell Us: Reactions to Office of Law Revision…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3959

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: 3801

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Jun 24

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

    Brexit &ndash; What does this mean for the EU and the UK?
    The dramatic win of the Brexit campaign is dominating the news.  Any member state may withdraw from the EU under Art. 50 which can be found on Eur-Lex, the EU’s legal portal.  That withdrawal will take effect 2 years…
  • May 25

    A global first: Australian state of Victoria issues formal apology to the LGBTQI community for discriminatory law

    A global first: Australian state of Victoria issues formal apology to the LGBTQI community for discriminatory law
    In what is being heralded as an international first, the Australian state of Victoria’s Parliament has just formally apologized to generations of gay men (and the larger LGBTQI Community)  for the systematic persecution and…
  • May 12

    Are you an RA?

    Are you an RA?
    If you are a law faculty RA please register.  As a registered RA you can get the following: Printing A liaison in the library A carrel (a study space) Help with your research projects So register today.  We are here for you. Kindle
Rank this Week: 2848

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: 2956

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3945

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 &quot;plain language&quot; 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: 2470

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: 3956

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: 3911

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: 1893

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: 4692

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/
  • May 27

    HeinOnline Android App Now Available

    HeinOnline Android App Now Available
    The HeinOnline app is a great tool for accessing the wealth of information on HeinOnline via your mobile device, and the app is now available for Android users!  Using either the Android or iOS app, you can browse the many…
  • May 3

    Robert Skousen ’17 and Simon Goldenberg ’17 Honored for Exemplary Student Research

    Robert Skousen ’17 and Simon Goldenberg ’17 Honored for Exemplary Student Research
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2016 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research. Robert Skousen is the first place award recipient for…
  • Apr 25

    Summer use of Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

    Summer use of Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law
    Wondering which research tools you can use this summer?  We have outlined summer access policies for Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law below.  Remember that you also have unlimited access to hundreds of other legal databases and…
Rank this Week: 3054

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: 3948

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • May 20

    Open Position: Instructional Services Librarian

    Open Position: Instructional Services Librarian
    Instructional Services Librarian Lillian Goldman Law Library Yale University Please Apply at: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/application/external/index.html STARS Req No. 37814BR Position Focu
  • May 20

    Open Position: Associate Librarian for Administration

    Open Position: Associate Librarian for Administration
    ASSOCIATE LIBRARIAN FOR ADMINISTRATION Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale Law School Yale University  Please apply at: http://www.yale.edu/hronline/careers/application/external/index.html  STARS Req No. 37813BR Position Focus: 
  • May 10

    We won a prize!

    We won a prize!
    “Putting Together a Book Exhibit,” a video teaser for our 2017 exhibition in New York City, has won the Best Video prize in the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) “Day in the Life” contest. The annual…
Rank this Week: 3962

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

Features research tips and law library news. From the Howard W. Hunter Law Library at the J. Reuben Clark Law School.

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • May 12

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program

    Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Program
    Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on…
  • Apr 21

    Treatises on Lexi

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

    Summer Research Acce

    Summer Research Acce
    One of the questions we often get from students is whether they can access resources like Westlaw and Lexis during their jobs and externships over the summer.  The answer depends on the restrictions set by each vendor. Westlaw –…
Rank this Week: 3906

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: 3955

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: 2446

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: 2490