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Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 25

    USN&WR Law School Rankings, Color-Coded Changes, 2015 to 2016 Edition

    USN&WR Law School Rankings, Color-Coded Changes, 2015 to 2016 Edition
    Last's year's color-coded table of all changes to the published metrics in the U.S. News and World Report law school rankings proved to be useful to some folks, so here is this years version:As the document itself says, contact me for any…
  • Mar 17

    Law Library Awards Spam

    Law Library Awards Spam
    Got the following spam earlier today:The link in the e-mail goes to this page, with a screen capture here: And the “Claim Your Award” link there on that page leads to where we can buy our awards in either the plaque style,…
  • Mar 10

    Wikipedia and Case Brief

    Wikipedia and Case Brief
    Checking something in the computer lab, I saw a student left their Word document open - this is a screen capture of it - a noticed it had a lot of linked text and an option that most Word documents don’t have:And they had left the…
Rank this Week: 1753

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
  • Apr 16

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing

    The Law Library: Constant, Yet Always Changing
    The traditional image of the library typically involves an institution that is unchanging as the world around it changes. Some view this as dependability, others view it as obsolescence. In truth, there are many aspects of the library that…
  • Apr 2

    Jumpstart Returns!

    Jumpstart Returns!
    The extremely popular Jumpstart research program returns to the Law Library. Jumpstart sessions will be available April 7th-April 14th. The program, designed by the reference librarians, will again work towards preparing law students for…
  • Mar 27

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation

    Researching the History of U.S. practice in international law and international relation
    If you are interested in researching the history of U.S. practice in international law, or the history of U.S. diplomacy more generally, there are several resources in HeinOnline and in ProQuest Congressional that can help you. U.S. practice…
Rank this Week: 1827

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: 1839

Buffalo Wings & Toasted…

Buffalo Wings & Toasted Ravioli

Law, social media, and social networking technologies, with excursions into politics, travel, food and drink. By Professor James G. Milles.

http://jimmilles.com
  • Feb 17

    Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: Teaching in Law Schools Today

    Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: Teaching in Law Schools Today
    Here are some brief comments I made today at a UB seminar on Teaching and Learning in the Classroom of the Future: I’m not at all confident about predicting the future. It’s hard enough just seeing clearly what’s going…
  • May 12

    Law School Abhors a Vacuum

    Law School Abhors a Vacuum
    Nicole Black’s latest piece has useful and important things to say about law practice and the state of legal education. In recent months, because of a number of professional endeavors, I’ve had the opportunity to engage with…
  • May 10

    Good news, bad new

    Good news, bad new
    I have very mixed feelings about this. The fact that the USA Freedom Act has achieved such wide-ranging support may be less an indication of its compromises than of a fundamental shift in American views. In July 2013, following the ……
Rank this Week: 1937

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • May 3

    Summer Student Newsletter is here!

    Summer Student Newsletter is here!
    As we say farewell to our graduating 3L’s and LLM students we would like to take this opportunity to provide some crucial information about ongoing access to databases and library materials.(Spoiler alert: You MAY have to take some…
  • Apr 29

    Congress.gov for Treaty Information

    Congress.gov for Treaty Information
    As you may know, Congress.gov is the official website for official U.S. legislative information and documents such as bills, committee hearing transcripts and committee reports. It took over that roll from THOMAS, the original…
  • Apr 28

    The Marriage Arguments at SCOTUS Today

    The Marriage Arguments at SCOTUS Today
    Due to the extraordinary public interest in the oral arguments held today at the U.S. Supreme Court in Obergefell v. Hodges and the other same-sex marriage cases, the Court has made the audio recording of the argument available on the same…
Rank this Week: 1946

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries…

The Stream: Courthouse Libraries BC Blog

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

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

    Tricky Legislation: The Adult Guardianship Act

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

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

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

    WESA reading roundup

    WESA reading roundup
    With the March 31, 2014 coming into force date of the Wills, Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c. 13 fast approaching, many practitioners are looking for quick ways to get up to speed. Here is a roundup of some tips and…
Rank this Week: 2003

Foreign Collection Development…

Foreign Collection Development Blog (FCIL-SIS)

Discusses new titles and current issues in collection development for law librarians who collect foreign and international law at their institutions.

http://foreignlawcollections.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2016

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

TS-SIS / OBS-SIS

From the Technical Services Special Interest Section and the Online Bibliographic Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://tssis.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 22

    Technical Services Law Librarian, June 2014 issue

    Technical Services Law Librarian, June 2014 issue
    Colleagues:The June issue of the Technical Services Law Librarian is now available: http://www.aallnet.org/sections/ts/TSLL/Issues/Technical-Services-Law-Librarian-39-4-June-2014.pdf. In addition to our excellent columns and the insightful…
  • Jul 22

    Welcome 2 New OBS-SIS Members Ryan and Rachel

    Welcome 2 New OBS-SIS Members Ryan and Rachel
    During the AALL in San Antonio, OBS-SIS had two drawings for OBS-SIS Annual Membership.The winners of these drawings areRyan Tamares - Catalog Librarian from Stanford Law SchoolandRachel Baarz - Specialist Research & Information Services…
  • Jul 22

    Open Source Software? - You do not want to mi

    Open Source Software? - You do not want to mi
    For those of you who attended this very informative Roundtable session at AALL in Austin Texas I would like to share Nicole's Engard slides from her presentationOpen Source Software: a Community and a Philosophy of Freedom AALL Annual, San…
Rank this Week: 2033

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

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

http://cssis.org
  • Apr 24

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant

    2015 CS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant
    On behalf of the CS-SIS Grants & Awards Committee, I am very pleased to announce our 2015 Annual Meeting grant recipients. Barbara Ginzburg has been awarded the grant for Experienced Librarians. Barbara is Electronic Services Librarian at…
  • Apr 1

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award

    2015 CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award
    On behalf of CS-SIS I am happy to announce that Meg Kribble is the 2015 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors a CS-SIS member who has made…
  • Mar 18

    The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning

    The Paradox of Strategic Technology Planning
    This month, I would like to reflect on the impact of rapid change and the logic behind strategic technology planning in the adoption of emerging technologies.In 1998, Martin Ringle and Daniel Updegrove asked the question “Is strategic…
Rank this Week: 2043

The Librarian at Law

The Librarian at Law

Covers legal and library news. By Lee Sims.

http://librarianatlaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Yet Another Cautionary Tale Of Bad Legal Writing

    Yet Another Cautionary Tale Of Bad Legal Writing
    The ABA Journal reports another case in which an attorney has been raked over the proverbial coals for poor writing. The title to the article - Federal Judge’s Footnote Hits Employment Lawyer for TMI in Legal Briefs - is perhaps slightly…
  • Jan 20

    ABA Law School Transparency Site

    ABA Law School Transparency Site
    If you're interested in the new ABA transparency guidelines you might want to check out the LST - Law School Transparency - web page. The Winter 2012 Transparency Index Report is ready. This is the first Transparency Index Report. The full…
  • Dec 23

    Duncan Law School Sues ABA

    Duncan Law School Sues ABA
    No surprise here. Duncan Law School, the Tennessee law school featured in last Sunday's NY Times article about the business of law schools has lost their bid for accreditation. See the post here for a link to that article and some details.
Rank this Week: 2068

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/
  • May 1

    Law Day 2015 and the Magna Carta

    Law Day 2015 and the Magna Carta
    Today, May 1, 2015, is Law Day, and this year it marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Pace Law School will host the ABA/Library of Congress exhibit on the Magna Carta October 12-26, 2015. In preparation for the exhibit,…
  • Apr 30

    Getting Ready for Final Exams? Check Out the Study Aids!

    Getting Ready for Final Exams? Check Out the Study Aids!
    As the final exams are approaching and our students begin their preparations, we thought that the following list of the variety of study aids the library has might be helpful. Our collection includes Questions & Answers, Examples &…
  • Apr 28

    Event: Prof. Gershman as Clarence Darrow

    Event: Prof. Gershman as Clarence Darrow
    On Friday, April 24, 2015 at 7:30 pm and on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm, the Pace Law School community was in for a treat: Prof. Bennett Gershman delivered a fantastic performance as Clarence Darrow. He fearlessly tackled a one-man…
Rank this Week: 2074

VLLB Linkblog

VLLB Linkblog

By Steve Matthews.

http://vllblinks.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 26

    Brainstorming Doesn't Work; Try This Technique Instead

    Brainstorming Doesn't Work; Try This Technique Instead
    Turns out we've all been doing brainstorming wrong; this article from Fast Company tells us how to be significantly more effective through "brainwriting".(hat tip to Gerry Riskin)
  • Mar 20

    How to unshorten and shorten link

    How to unshorten and shorten link
    "You might be familiar with shortened links from social media or email. They’re handy for keeping things tidy and within a character limit, but you can’t see what you’re clicking on. What if the link is malicious or just a…
  • Mar 18

    Summer Student Training: How Much Is Too Much?

    Summer Student Training: How Much Is Too Much?
    Tips from Susannah Tredwell for designing a summer student training program, via Slaw.ca. The only thing I'd add is to show the students where the candy jar is, too -- gives them an extra reason to come to the library :)
Rank this Week: 2076

GGU Law Library Blog

GGU Law Library Blog

Covers legal news and library updates. From the Golden Gate University School of Law Library.

http://goldengatelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 15

    Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent

    Using Legislative History to Find Legislative Intent
    Improve your legislative history research skills!  This webinar is designed to help students and recent graduates (and anyone else) get a head start on the type of research they are likely to be assigned during their summer positions. The…
  • Mar 17

    Survey Result

    Survey Result
    View a summary of the law library survey results: Student survey Faculty/Staff survey
  • Feb 24

    Winners!

    Winners!
    Thank you to all of the students who completed the law library survey! Congratulations to the winners of the prize drawing. $25 Amazon Gift Cards               Lien Tran Walaiporn Mekkriengkrai Ashley Dalton …
Rank this Week: 2075

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: 2083

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

http://brendawoa.wordpress.com
  • Oct 3

    Bulk Book Buying

    Bulk Book Buying
    As the cliché goes, it is fun to spend other people’s money. Next week I will be going to Saskatoon for a massive book buying trip as directed by the school division. It is an annual practice for a library technician and a…
  • Oct 3

    Bulk Book Buying

    Bulk Book Buying
    As the cliché goes, it is fun to spend other people’s money. Next week I will be going to Saskatoon for a massive book buying trip as directed by the school division. It is an annual practice for a library technician and a…
  • Sep 8

    Being Involved: CALL Conference Organizer

    Being Involved: CALL Conference Organizer
    Brenda and I have advocated often for volunteering with library associations. This year I took on my biggest opportunity yet – Program Director for the Canadian Association of Law Libraries’ annual conference. It was a huge…
Rank this Week: 2086

Claire's Blog

Claire's Blog

Coves libraries, web and other stuff.

http://clairejoanne.co.uk/
  • Aug 22

    Interesting Things of the Week #201

    Interesting Things of the Week #201
    SmartyPins – google maps + trivia game  A Guide to Little-Known Image Collections with Millions of Free, Hi-Res Images Turn Any YouTube Video Into A GIF By Just Adding “GIF” To The URL What if your library website…
  • Jun 16

    Interesting Things of the Week #200

    Interesting Things of the Week #200
    How to conduct library website usability studies for free - some useful resources and tips Poetry Archive - poems read by their authors (or celebs) 12 Quotes From Roald Dahl for Book Lovers What type of library user are…
  • Jun 2

    Interesting Things of the Week #199

    Interesting Things of the Week #199
    The curly fry conundrum: Why social media “likes” say more than you might think - Ted talk Developing an Online First Mentality, Part One: What IS Online First?  CrazyEgg heatmap tracker – just signed up for a free…
Rank this Week: 2136

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/
  • Apr 20

    Digital Commons Reaches 2 Million Download

    Digital Commons Reaches 2 Million Download
    The DigitalCommons@UM Carey Law reached a new milestone: its two millionth download. Launched in 2006, the repository showcases the research and scholarship of UM Carey Law. Currently, Digital Commons houses 2,335 articles in Faculty…
  • Apr 17

    Law Library Hour

    Law Library Hour
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Apr 17

    Exam period time!

    Exam period time!
    The Law Library has extended open hours during exam period, please consult the hours page for more information. Various rooms within the library are being used to take exams, so please refrain from cell phone and other conversations in the…
Rank this Week: 2138

Jason the Content Librarian

Jason the Content Librarian

Covers technology, libraries, and the Internet. By Jason Eiseman.

http://www.jasoneiseman.com/blog
  • Feb 23

    E-Book Lending Program from Internet Archive & Partner Librarie

    E-Book Lending Program from Internet Archive & Partner Librarie
    ReadWriteWeb is reporting that “Internet Archive Partners With 150 Libraries to Launch an E-Book Lending Program.”
  • Feb 17

    Video: Watson and Law Librarian

    Video: Watson and Law Librarian
    Following up on my post yesterday, I have been thinking for awhile about adding more video to this blog. The problem is getting the motivation during busy work times to create the content can be difficult. However, I think I’ve come up with…
  • Feb 16

    I, for one, welcome our new robot overlord

    I, for one, welcome our new robot overlord
    Everyone is busy imagining why the IBM computer Watson is so important to their own industry. Robert C. Weber writes in the National Law Journal about how great it will be when computers like Watson can perform legal research on their own.
Rank this Week: 2207

Law Bod Blog

Law Bod Blog

News and chat from the Bodleian Law Library at Oxford University.

http://lawbod.wordpress.com
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 15

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!

    The Law Bod Blog is moving!
    You can now find us at http://blogs.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/lawbod/, the new home of Bodleian Libraries blogs.  If you follow us by RSS, or through our Twitter, Facebook and website updates you don’t need to do anything – all these…
  • Apr 4

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014

    10 am opening on Tuesday 8 April 2014
    Please note that, due to an electrical shutdown for the entire St Cross Building from 6.30am to 10am on Tuesday 8 April,  the Bodleian Law Library will not open until 10am. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.    
Rank this Week: 2218

Law Library News

Law Library News

Covers featured books and library announcements. By the John A. Weir Memorial Law Library at the University of Alberta Law Centre.

http://blogs.library.ualberta.ca/law
  • Feb 21

    Law Library News Blog Discontinued – Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook

    Law Library News Blog Discontinued – Please follow us on Twitter and Facebook
    Hello. This blog has now been discontinued, however, we invite you to follow us on Twitter @RutherfordLib#UALWeir and Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RutherfordLibrary. The Rutherford and Weir Law Libraries are now staffed by the same team…
  • May 14

    Summer 2013 Access to Law Library Material & Information

    Summer 2013 Access to Law Library Material & Information
    The Weir Law Library closed to the general public on May 1st, 2013 and will re-open for fall term on September 3rd, 2013. If you require materials from the Law Library, Place a Hold via the Library Catalogue. Your materials will be available…
  • Apr 29

    May Featured Videos – Hidden Gem

    May Featured Videos – Hidden Gem
    For May I have chosen 10 interesting videos that have not been previously highlighted. Note: as of May 1st the Law Library is swipe card access only. However, you can still borrow these videos by finding them in the online catalogue and using…
Rank this Week: 2272

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: 2273

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

http://thefredparkslawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Law Day 2015: Celebrating 800 years of Magna Carta

    Law Day 2015: Celebrating 800 years of Magna Carta
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThis year marks the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta at Runnymede.  The barons of England forced King John to sign it to address their many…
  • Apr 30

    Collection Spotlight - Exam Study Aid

    Collection Spotlight - Exam Study Aid
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library has many resourcesto assist you in preparing for exams.Many of them can be found inKF 283 (Reserve and Main4).There are also online aids -- seethe Study…
  • Apr 23

    Throwback Thursday: Texian Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Texian Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistOn April 21, 1836, the Texian Army, headed by General Sam Houston, engaged in battle with the Mexican Army, led by Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna. Roughly twenty minutes…
Rank this Week: 2337

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 7

    Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rule

    Commissioners of Oaths in Alberta Have New Rule
    ~ a slightly modified Slaw.ca post~Waaaay back in 2013 there was an Alberta Bill passed that consolidated the Notaries Public Act and the Commissioners for Oaths Act. These two pieces of legislation are in place to make the rules for…
  • Mar 24

    Celebrating achievment

    Celebrating achievment
    I have been a very quiet blogger lately with a reasonably good excuse.  Since the beginning of August, 2014, I have been working to achieve certification in Lean Six Sigma. As of last Sunday, the formal part of my education in this…
  • Dec 18

    Getting Feedback

    Getting Feedback
    Between blogging at Slaw.ca, posting legal research tips at Slawtips.ca, and taking courses towards Lean Six Sigma certification, this poor blog has not had much attention in 2014.  Christmas is the traditional time for guilt trips.…
Rank this Week: 2349

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Covers legal research tips. By Paula Doty and Christine Timko.

http://nvsctlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 2358

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: 2366

Carolina Blawg

Carolina Blawg

By the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Law Library.

http://blogs.law.unc.edu/library/
  • Oct 31

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  • Jun 22

    eBooks in the Law Library

    eBooks in the Law Library
    There are many eBooks in the campus libraries about law. Try doing an advanced search and specify format = eBook. Here are the results of a search for subject=law and format=eBook.
  • Jun 8

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline

    Additional translations of foreign penal codes - now on HeinOnline
    HeinOnline has added the American Series of Foreign Penal Codes to is Foreign and International Law Resources database. The newly added 32 volumes provide "accurate English translations of important Penal Codes of foreign countries." Each…
Rank this Week: 2372

VALLTalk

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 30

    2015 AALL Award Recipient

    2015 AALL Award Recipient
    Congratulations to the following VALL members: Timothy Coggins (Marian Gould Gallagher Distinguished Service Award); James Heller (Hall of Fame) and Donna Bausch (Volunteer Service Award)!
  • Apr 17

    VALL Grant Recipients!

    VALL Grant Recipients!
    Congratulations to Suzanne Corriell (4th Circuit Law Library) and Kathleen Klepfer (University of Richmond Law School Library) for being awarded VALL grants to AALL! We look forward to reading about their experiences at AALL in Philadelphia.
  • Apr 16

    VALL Spring Meeting 2015

    VALL Spring Meeting 2015
    The Spring meeting is always an exciting one because it marks the changing of the guard -- saying farewell to an outgoing president and welcoming the incoming one. About 30 VALLers met at the picturesque University of Virginia Law School to…
Rank this Week: 2406

Strategic Librarian

Strategic Librarian

Covers strategies to develop and lead law firm libraries. By Nina Platt.

http://strategiclibrarian.com
  • Mar 11

    Disruptive Technology or Innovation is Not a Myth

    Disruptive Technology or Innovation is Not a Myth
    The first paragraph in this post is part of the Pinhawk Librarian News Digest today – a daily email newsletter I edit.  What follows are my thoughts on the idea of disruptive technology/innovation being a myth. Wikipedia defines…
  • Aug 29

    Storytelling: From Analytics to Qualitative Measurement

    Storytelling: From Analytics to Qualitative Measurement
    The articles in this post were originally highlighted in the Pinhawk Librarian News Digest. The following articles came together for me this morning and made me think about a memo I wrote early in my career.  It was to a managing partner…
  • Mar 25

    LAC Group & Rapid Research Solutions: R2S

    LAC Group & Rapid Research Solutions: R2S
    I’ve made a few career changes over the last few years, but nothing compares to what I am currently doing.  I was asked to join LAC Group last year and was very excited to start in July after discussions with law librarian,…
Rank this Week: 2426

Mississippi College Law Library…

Mississippi College Law Library Blog

Covers library updates and legal news.

http://mclawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 29

    Minor Library Construction

    Minor Library Construction
    The library will be undergoing some minor renovations over the next day or two and will not be the quite place with which you are familiar. We are installing some power outlets in the floor on the 2nd floor of the library ease of patron…
  • Jul 6

    Bar Studying Extended Hour

    Bar Studying Extended Hour
    O.k., breaking news is a bit of overkill but the library is going to stay open with some slightly extended hours on the weekend - 12-6 on Saturday and Sunday - the weekends of July the 10/11, 17/18, and 24/25 for bar exam studiers.
  • Jul 2

    Pig Book

    Pig Book
    Today we pass along a non-"official" source that is from the Citizen's Against Waste. The Pig Book is a 60 page or so accounting of Congressional spending as determined by their editors.
Rank this Week: 2454

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 23

    Extended Hours During Exam

    Extended Hours During Exam
    The Law Library will be operating on an extended schedule during law school exams.Hours are as follows:April 23rd through May 7thMonday--Friday          7:30 a.m. until 2 a.m.Saturday        …
  • Mar 9

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    The Law Library will be operating on an abbreviated schedule for Spring Break. Hours are as follows:Saturday, March 7th and 14th:  8 am-6 pmMonday-Friday, March 9th-13th:  7:30 am- 10 pmSunday, March 8th & 15th: 2 pm-6…
  • Mar 3

    Featured Title: John Ashcroft's Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice

    Featured Title: John Ashcroft's Never Again: Securing America and Restoring Justice
    In celebration of former Attorney General John Ashcroft's 10 years of service as Distinguished Professor of Law and Government, Regent University Law Library is delighted to feature his book, Never Again:  Securing America and Restoring…
Rank this Week: 2475

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    This just torques my short

    This just torques my short
    So, for the last few days, I have been updating our copy of California Forms of Pleading and Practice (Lexis).  Notwithstanding my on/off dislike of Lexis, Pleading and Practice is the preeminent legal research resource when you draft a…
  • Apr 20

    Anticipation

    Anticipation
    I have discovered that I am not like most people.  No surprise to the wife but I generally don't wait until something happens to think about what legal research tools I might use to fix or defend against something.For instance, do you…
  • Apr 13

    I'm on fire

    I'm on fire
    An information god am I.  I stake this claim because if information is power, then by virtue of my position of a master of information (i.e. a Librarian), I must be a god, right?  Can I get an amen?!?  Anyway, the point to all…
Rank this Week: 2481

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Apr 30

    April is the busiest month

    April is the busiest month
    It’s been a busy April ‘round these parts, even if there haven’t been many posts going up. So I thought I would let everyone in on a few of the things that have been going on: HR 1927. Earlier … Continue Reading
  • Mar 31

    The Proposed Rule 23 Amendments Are Here, and They’re Not Good

    The Proposed Rule 23 Amendments Are Here, and They’re Not Good
    Last week, the Rule 23 Subcommittee of the Federal Rules Advisory Committee published its draft concept amendments to Rule 23.  You can find them here.   (They’re in the April 2015 Agenda Book.)  What follows is my…
  • Mar 4

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Ascertainability

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Ascertainability
    The Subcommittee believes that drafting a formal ascertainability requirement is too difficult; it should try nonetheless. The final topic the Subcommittee has announced it will examine is the possibility of adopting a formal…
Rank this Week: 2482

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/
  • Apr 30

    Magna Carta and the British Library

    Magna Carta and the British Library
    To mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of Magna Carta the British Library is currently hosting an exhibition, The Future of Liberty: Magna Carta and beyond (Student entry is £5, full price £12).Two of the remaining…
  • Mar 31

    New online resource - Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law

    New online resource - Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law
    The Library has recently set up an online subscription to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law (MPEPIL). The Encyclopedia contains peer-reviewed articles on every aspect of public international law and aims to reflect…
  • Mar 17

    New resource - Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text

    New resource - Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text
    Criminal Justice Abstracts with Full Text, as the name suggests, is a collection whose content focusses on the following areas:* Criminology* Criminal Justice* Forensic sciences & investigation* Substance abuse & addiction*…
Rank this Week: 2530

Legal Periodicals

Legal Periodicals

For those interested in legal periodical publishing, indexing, searching, ranking and use. Edited by John Doyle, Washington and Lee University Law Library.

http://bloggery.wlu.edu/lawrevs/
  • Feb 20

    article on law review

    article on law review
    An article of mine, to be published soon in the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, entititled, The Law Reviews: Do Their "Paths of Glory Lead But to the Grave"? is available at: http://lawlib.wlu.edu/articles/lawreviews.pdf John…
  • Feb 20

    article on law review

    article on law review
    An article of mine, to be published soon in the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process, entititled, The Law Reviews: Do Their “Paths of Glory Lead But to the Grave”? is available at: http://lawlib.wlu.edu/articles/lawreviews.pdf John…
  • Jan 2

    Law Journal Rankings Updated For 2008

    Law Journal Rankings Updated For 2008
    The law journal rankings database at http://lawlib.wlu.edu/LJ has been updated through 2008. An extra effort was made this year to rank all listed journals (in previous years a significant number of law journals had been listed in the…
Rank this Week: 2570

University of Baltimore Law…

University of Baltimore Law Library Blog

Provides news and links of interest to the law school community.

http://ublawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 12

    Better late than never

    Better late than never
    In addition to the new databases we mentioned in the last post, the library also added some new hardware. You have probably noticed that we no longer have any photocopiers in the library. These have been replaced by three book scanners. There…
  • Feb 12

    Better late than never

    Better late than never
    In addition to the new databases we mentioned in the last post, the library also added some new hardware. You have probably noticed that we no longer have any photocopiers in the library. These have been replaced by three book scanners. There…
  • Jan 16

    New Database Content

    New Database Content
    We have recently added more content to our HeinOnline Database, which you can get to via our Research Databases link.  The most important of addition was the United Nations Law Collection, which contains exact reproductions of major…
Rank this Week: 2593

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/
  • Apr 27

    Racheal White Hawk ’16 and Glennas’ba Augborne ’16 Honored for Exemplary Student Research

    Racheal White Hawk ’16 and Glennas’ba Augborne ’16 Honored for Exemplary Student Research
    The Ross-Blakley Law Library at the Sandra O’Connor College of Law is pleased to announce the 2015 recipients of The Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research.  Racheal White Hawk is the first place award…
  • Apr 20

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                In addition to its incredible collection of law reviews, congressional documents, and international materials, HeinOnline now offers case law via Fastcase.   You can also save and bookmark…
  • Apr 16

    Economic and Banking Data from FRASER

    Economic and Banking Data from FRASER
    Have you heard of FRASER?  The Federal Reserve Archival System for Economic Research is a data preservation and accessibility project of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the U.S. Government Publishing Office.  The…
Rank this Week: 2595

The Life of Books

The Life of Books

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

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

    Misunderstood: West Publishing as Content Provider

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

    The Future of Primary Law

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

    Challenges of Mining Case Citations from Law Review Article

    Challenges of Mining Case Citations from Law Review Article
    The previous post was written two weeks ago. And I've been working primarily with Paul Deschner of the HLSL Innovation Lab to design an algorithm that can mine cases from a full text law review database. There are some interesting challenges…
Rank this Week: 2601

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Pace Law Library Podcasts

Law related talks from the Pace community.

http://pacelawlibrary.classcaster.net/
  • Mar 12

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information

    Ms. Priya Rai on Access to Indian Digital Legal Information
    In July 2012, the Foreign, Comparative and International Law Special Interest Section (FCIL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) presented a program at the annual conference in Boston, MA titled Access…
  • Dec 21

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute

    Pace Investor Rights Clinic: Modest Means New Yorkers Have a Pro Bono Advocate in Wall Street Dispute
    Hello! For our last podcast of the year 2012, the Library is proud to feature one of our John Jay Legal Services clinical programs – Pace Investor Rights Clinic, also known as PIRC. With the leadership, mentoring, and support of…
  • Jun 4

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012

    Bookbag to Briefcase 2012
    The fourth annual Bookbag to Briefcase program was held on April 11, 2012 at 3:00 pm at the Pace Law Library, offering a wide range of tips and tricks to students on how to succeed in a law firm environment. Students attended this…
Rank this Week: 2661

Schaffer Law Library Blog

Schaffer Law Library Blog

Covers legal news, legal research, new books, and technology.

http://albanylawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 17

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    The Schaffer Law Library would like to welcome the incoming 1Ls.  Please feel free to visit the library’s website to find great resources to help you in your first year courses.
  • Aug 17

    Welcome New Students!

    Welcome New Students!
    The Schaffer Law Library would like to welcome the incoming 1Ls.  Please feel free to visit the library’s website to find great resources to help you in your first year courses.Filed under: Library Busine
  • Aug 10

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre

    Governance and Social Development Resource Centre
    From the Centre’s website: “The document library is an up to date collection of the most credible publications available on governance, conflict and social development issues. It includes brief, policy-oriented summaries of each document…
Rank this Week: 2680

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/
  • Mar 5

    The Law Library Opens at 11am on Friday, March 6

    The Law Library Opens at 11am on Friday, March 6
    We'll close at midnight, our regularly scheduled time.
  • Mar 5

    The Law Library is Closed Today, Thursday, March 5

    The Law Library is Closed Today, Thursday, March 5
    The Law Library is closed today. Alderman Library is currently reporting that they will be open from 10am to 10pm. Check the U.Va. Emergency Information web page for updates.
  • Feb 26

    The Constitute Project

    The Constitute Project
    Tunisia, Egypt, Fiji, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Libya, South Sudan and Hungary have all produced new constitutions in the past few years. Each of these constitutions arose in different political circumstances, but how, in general, does a nation…
Rank this Week: 2717

The Yellow Shoe Civil Law Blog

The Yellow Shoe Civil Law Blog

Focuses on civil law developments throughout the world and general foreign, comparative and international law issues.

http://clyellowshoe.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 17

    The LexisNexis Foreign Law Toolbox

    The LexisNexis Foreign Law Toolbox
    Your Toolbox7/11/2008 1:32:05 PM ESTCivil Law & Mixed Jurisdictions: The LexisNexis Foreign Law ToolboxWe're not just US anymore!Posted by Thomas J.R. Stadnik, Esq.LexisNexis Legal Editor/Site Coordinator LexisNexis International &…
  • Jan 17

    Access to the UN Treaty Series Collection

    Access to the UN Treaty Series Collection
    The UN Treaty Series Collection (UNTC) online is now be accessible without subscription. The UNTC homepage now gives a>Treaty Series on-line is FREE as of 1 October 2007.>>Please try to access Treaty Series on-line as…
  • Jan 17

    Catala Working Group Translation

    Catala Working Group Translation
    In addition to Prof. Levasseur's and Prof. Gruning's English translation of the proposal for the reform of the French Law of Obligations and the Law of Prescription sponsored by the Association Henri Capitant, which I reported in this blog on…
Rank this Week: 2866

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Apr 17

    Happy Library Week 2015

    Happy Library Week 2015
    Happy Library Week!  The UNH Law Library celebrates National Library Week with amazing prizes, thought-provoking library quotes, games, cake, and more.  Throughout the week we've been giving away many great prizes each day. Candy,…
  • Mar 30

    Parliamentarians Celebrate!

    Parliamentarians Celebrate!
    Just what any good parliamentarian needs to ensure all deliberations are smooth, orderly and fair. "The only current authorized edition of the classic work on parliamentary procedure" is now available.  Anyone who is working with town…
  • Mar 13

    Lexis Announces Summer Password Access Rule

    Lexis Announces Summer Password Access Rule
    All UNH Law Students' LexisNexis IDs will have full access throughout the summer. Details from Lexis directly: "That's right, your law school ID will . . . Let you access Lexis Advance all summer for: read more
Rank this Week: 2870

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

http://elonlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 26

    SCOTUS for law students: Excessive force in pretrial detention

    SCOTUS for law students: Excessive force in pretrial detention
    SCOTUS for law students: Excessive force in pretrial detention
  • Apr 20

    The ABA Wants YOU

    The ABA Wants YOU
    Hello law students!  Guess what?  Membership to the American Bar Association (ABA) Law Student Division is FREE!  Yes, that's right.  Free. To join, simply navigate to the ABA website and click on the orange "Join…
  • Apr 20

    NC Pattern Jury Instructions are back online for free!

    NC Pattern Jury Instructions are back online for free!
    Those of you that have mourned the loss of online North Carolina Pattern Jury instructions through the North Carolina Bar Association (NCBA) and Fastcase can finally dry your tears.  The University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of…
Rank this Week: 2885

The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

Musings from the librarians of the Cornell Law Library on library resources, research tips and news.

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Apr 30

    Reminder: Restricted Access During Exams April 29 – May 12

    Reminder: Restricted Access During Exams April 29 – May 12
    The exam period has arrived and access to the Law Library will be restricted from Wednesday, April 29, through Tuesday, May 12. During restricted access periods the law library is open to law school affiliates, university faculty, and non-law…
  • Apr 27

    Reminder: Animal Therapy Tomorrow from Noon to 1PM!

    Reminder: Animal Therapy Tomorrow from Noon to 1PM!
    Just a friendly reminder that it’s time for pet therapy! Stop by the Student Lounge tomorrow, April 28, from Noon-1pm, to unwind with therapy dogs and a llama. This is also the perfect opportunity to enter a drawing to win Lloyd the…
  • Apr 21

    New Books List for April 2015

    New Books List for April 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for February 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. The First Amendment Bubble: How…
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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…
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