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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: 2745

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

D'Angelo Law Library Blog

Covers legal research.

http://lib.typepad.com/dangelo/
  • Mar 31

    The D’Angelo Law Library Blog has a New Home

    The D’Angelo Law Library Blog has a New Home
    We are pleased to announce that the D’Angelo Law Library blog now officially has a new home.  The University of Chicago Library has launched a News site that includes a dedicated section forLaw News.  Please visit it for the latest…
  • Mar 28

    New D'Angelo Law Library Blog Coming Soon!

    New D'Angelo Law Library Blog Coming Soon!
    We are excited to announce that later this week, we will be launching a new D'Angelo Law Library Blog, which will be a part of a new University Library-wide news site. The Blog will continue to feature the same mix of news and…
  • Mar 28

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student

    Microsoft Office Training for Law Student
    A full day of Microsoft Office training for Law Students will be held on Saturday, April 2nd, beginning at 9:00 AM in classroom V.  This program will give students the basic skills on MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) needed during…
Rank this Week: 2692

Law Librarian By Day

Law Librarian By Day

Covers technology, social networking and books. By Deborah Schander.

http://lawlibrarianbyday.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 18

    Libraries: Bigger on the Inside

    Libraries: Bigger on the Inside
    Library = TARDIS[1].Think about it: just like the Doctor's famous Police Public Call Box, people have preconceived notions of what a library is. Libraries are viewed as antiquated and quaint institutions of the past that people completely…
  • Mar 14

    nook: The Afterparty

    nook: The Afterparty
    I have owned my nook just about six months now. Let's look at some numbers.
  • Mar 8

    New wiki collecting legal research/pop culture examples for use in cla

    New wiki collecting legal research/pop culture examples for use in cla
    I’ve Got a Hit! is a new wiki which collects examples of legal research concepts found in movies, TV shows, songs and print.
Rank this Week: 2676

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8…

Legal Commentary on Proposition 8 and the Right to Marry

Articles and comments by attorneys and legal scholars, and related legal news. From Michael Ginsborg.

http://prop8legalcommentary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Farewell

    Farewell
    In May, I decided that I would need a hiatus to prepare an article on a subject unrelated to this site. I have just completed my forthcoming article for law librarians, "Ending Our Conflicts of Interest to Protect Consumers of Legal…
  • May 22

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging

    Hiatus from my usual schedule of blogging
    I regret that, for at least several weeks, I will lack time to update this site on a regular basis. I face two challenges. First, I expect to publish an article on a subject I have been thinking about for 20 years.
  • May 15

    Legal news this month

    Legal news this month
    Domestic partnership
Rank this Week: 1755

BarclayBlog

BarclayBlog

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

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

    Law Firm Hiring practices in the economic downturn

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

    Movin' On

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

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

    New Online Legal Magazine a "Refreshing Alternative" to Traditional Law Review
    The Legal Workshop is a new online legal journalthat seeks to disseminate legal scholarship to a broadaudience of readers. The new endeavor is produced bya consortium of academic law reviews: Stanford LawReview, New York University Law…
Rank this Week: 2283

Callinan the Librarian

Callinan the Librarian

Covers work-life balance for librarians.

http://callinanthelibrarian.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Part-Time Work: Variations on a Theme

    Part-Time Work: Variations on a Theme
    I came across an interesting initiative out of UC Hastings called the Project for Attorney Retention [http://www.pardc.org/ ]. This page includes observations from attorneys who have been working part-time inside DC law firms:…
  • Sep 11

    Career Re-Entry Program At American University

    Career Re-Entry Program At American University
    Washington's American University has launched a Lawyer Re-Entry Program for attorneys looking to return to their careers after taking time off. See this link for the press release. What a great idea! We need something like this for…
  • Jul 22

    Flexible "Weekends"

    Flexible "Weekends"
    In the nearly three years since I've been consulting from home, traditional weekends have gradually disappeared from my work routine. It's now more unusual for me not to work on a weekend than it is for me to draft a section of a report or…
Rank this Week: 2737

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 24

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

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

    BIALL Quiz 2017 - Save the date!

    BIALL Quiz 2017 - Save the date!
    The annual BIALL Quiz in aid of the Wallace Breem Fund and Cogwheel Trust International will take place on Wednesday, 26th April at the Penderel’s Oak, High Holborn, WC1V 7HP.  Your quizmaster will be the irrepressible John…
  • Feb 14

    Legal Technology and AI update

    Legal Technology and AI update
    The BIALL Knowledge Management Group is pleased to announce its next event, kindly sponsored by InfoTrack (https://www.infotrack.co.uk/), to be held at Shearman & Sterling in London on Tuesday 7th March 2017 from 6pm to 8pm. Alex Smith,…
Rank this Week: 4321

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

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

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Karen Selden

    Getting to Know TS Law Librarians: Karen Selden
    1. Introduce yourself.I’m Karen Selden, the Metadata Services Librarian at the University of Colorado’s William A. Wise Law Library.2. Does your job title actually describe what you do? Why/why not?When I joined the University of…
  • Feb 7

    Review of the Recommended Formats Statement

    Review of the Recommended Formats Statement
    The Library of Congress has initiated its annual review of the Recommended Formats Statement and is again calling for feedback. The Statement was initially written in 2014 and after several years of updates this year the process will take on…
  • Jan 27

    Library Technology Launchpad Basics and Resources Series.

    Library Technology Launchpad Basics and Resources Series.
    Information Technology Library Technology Launchpad Basics and Resources Series.In 2016, the Library Technology Lauchpad blog started a Basics and Resources Series. Each entry provides a definition, summary of the topic, "the basics", and…
Rank this Week: 4312

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 23

    Flare Index to Treatie

    Flare Index to Treatie
    The Flare Index is the creation of the IALS (Institute of Advanced Legal Studies) and the School of Advanced Study …Continue reading →
  • Feb 21

    American Indian Law – Overview

    American Indian Law – Overview
    Part One of a Four part Series. The American Indian Law Collection with HeinOnline is a comprehensive group of documents …Continue reading →
  • Feb 21

    Find FREE Books with Google Chrome Library Extension

    Find FREE Books with Google Chrome Library Extension
    There’s a cool new tool in the Library Extension for Google Chrome. Like many people (and even as a librarian), …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2914

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/
  • Feb 21

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

    Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research
    Do you want to win $500?  Would you like to have your work published in the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law Faculty Scholarship Repository?  How about all the pats on the back you will get from family and friends if you win…
  • Jan 11

    Audio Lectures Available on West Academic

    Audio Lectures Available on West Academic
    The Law Library’s subscription to the West Academic Study Aids package now includes audio lectures from the Sub and Substance Audio and Law School Legends Audio series!  These lectures are great tools for both learning and…
  • Oct 27

    Twitter & Treat is Just Around the Corner

    Twitter & Treat is Just Around the Corner
    Halloween is on Monday and we have some treats for you. Sign-up for Tweets from the Ross-Blakley Law Library and on Halloween you will receive random Treat Tweets for a sweet Halloween treat. Sign-up to follow us…
Rank this Week: 3099

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 18

    Today in Legal History: Credit Mobilier Scandal

    Today in Legal History: Credit Mobilier Scandal
    On February 18, 1873, the House of Representatives voted to find Oakes Ames (R-Mass.) guilty of bribery. Though the House contemplated ejecting him from office, Ames was instead censured. Too many other representatives had stock in…
  • Feb 14

    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography (Revenge Porn) on the Internet

    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography (Revenge Porn) on the Internet
    Social Justice Monday – Cyber Civil Rights: Legal Responses to Non-Consensual Pornography on the Internet February 13, 2017 With the click of a mouse, a bitter ex or hacker can upload compromising photos or videos to public websites…
  • Feb 13

    Today in Legal History: Swiss Neutrality Recognized by League of Nation

    Today in Legal History: Swiss Neutrality Recognized by League of Nation
    The League of Nations officially recognized Switzerland as neutral on February 13, 1920. This was not a new position for the Swiss; the Treaty of Westphalia did the same, as did the Congress of Vienna in 1815. Ironically, Switzerland did not…
Rank this Week: 4240

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/
Rank this Week: 4490

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Feb 14

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

    New in the IP Mall : Journal of Competition Law in the European Communities Archive
    Competition Law in the European Communities is a monthly newsletter, in its twenty-fifth year of publication. It is designed to keep subscribers up-to-date with developments in the Rules on Competition (anti-trust) under the EC…
  • Jan 27

    Status of Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator?

    Status of Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator?
    As is the usual custom, when administrations change, content from the previous administration is migrated to archive sites. Such is the case with the current administration. When offices and positions are not reflected on the new site, the…
  • Jan 19

    New IP Library Display : the Syngenta Patent Collection

    New IP Library Display : the Syngenta Patent Collection
    Check out the new permanent dispay of the wide range of diversity of patent documents from around the globe with their many colors, ribbons, gold seals. The collection leads IP Library patrons up the once bland and sterile staircase. Its…
Rank this Week: 4603

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 14

    Faculty Colloquium with Louis Hensler - Feb. 28, 2017

    Faculty Colloquium with Louis Hensler - Feb. 28, 2017
    NATURAL AFFECTION:Natural Law or Natural Selection, and Does it Matter?Tuesday, February 28, 2017  |  12:15-1:15pm | Moot Court RoomProfessor Hensler will review the history and concept of natural affection in human society…
  • Jan 23

    Faculty Colloquium with James Duane - January 27, 2017

    Faculty Colloquium with James Duane - January 27, 2017
    The Constitutional Right that Dare Not Speak Its NameFriday, January 27, 2017  |  11:45am – 12:30pmMoot Court RoomProfessor Duane will review the surprising recent legal developments that have made the exercise of…
  • Dec 25

    Merry Christmas from Regent University Law Library!

    Merry Christmas from Regent University Law Library!
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the faculty and staff of Regent University Law Library!The Law Library will resume regular operating hours at 7:30 a.,m. on January 9, 2017.
Rank this Week: 4351

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Feb 10

    February Brown Bag Luncheon: Tips, Tricks and Question

    February Brown Bag Luncheon: Tips, Tricks and Question
    21st CENTURY BROWN BAG LUNCHEON  Members Choice: Tips, Tricks and Questions Moderated by Gayle Lynn-Nelson Take advantage of this opportunity for members to bring up issues they are currently facing and to get feedback from the…
  • Jan 30

    2017 AALL Annual Meeting Grant

    2017 AALL Annual Meeting Grant
    [Posted on behalf of AALL] Wanting go to the 110th AALL Annual Meeting & Conference in Austin, TX, July 15-18 and need some financial assistance to attend? Then the Annual Meeting Grant is for you. The Annual…
  • Dec 22

    Pajama Program Thanks NJLLA

    Pajama Program Thanks NJLLA
    It’s a tradition for the Community Service Committee to collect donations at NJLLA’s Annual Holiday Party for the Pajama Program, and this year was no different. Please take a moment to read the lovely letter of appreciation from…
Rank this Week: 3102

Elon Law Library

Elon Law Library

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

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

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

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

    ProQuest Products Maintenance Downtime…

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

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

    Breakfast Bytes | Law Commons, Tuesday Nov. 1st, 10am - 11:30am
    Takk (own work), [CC-BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/)], via Wikimedia CommonsJoin the Law Library in the Law Commons tomorrow at 10am for a quick Breakfast Bytes tech demo to help you hone your lawyerly skills!This…
Rank this Week: 4357

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Feb 6

    La revue Droit Ouvrier renaît en ligne

    La revue Droit Ouvrier renaît en ligne
    La revue de droit social de la Confédération générale du travail (CGT), Droit Ouvrier (DO) , a vu son site web enfin remis à jour. Nouvelle adresse : ledroitouvrier.cgt.fr Motorisé par le logiciel de…
  • Feb 2

    "Intelligence artificielle" en droit : les véritables termes du débat

    "Intelligence artificielle" en droit : les véritables termes du débat
    Legal tech, justice prédictive et plus encore "intelligence artiificielle" (IA) en droit sont devenus des sujets à la mode depuis 2015-2016. Mais discours marketing et flou sur les performances sont légion dans ces…
  • Jan 25

    Pour la nouvelle année 2017, voici quelques ouvrages nouveaux en droit ... et rare

    Pour la nouvelle année 2017, voici quelques ouvrages nouveaux en droit ... et rare
    J'avais déjà signalé des thèses de valeur ici, portant sur des sujets rarement traités. Voici, pour fêter "bibliographiquement" la nouvelle année, d'autres parutions récentes, rares…
Rank this Week: 4304

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Publicizes appearances of Louis D. Brandeis and John Marshall Harlan on the web and in the media. By Scott Campbell.

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 2

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate

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

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie

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

    Elena Kagan and Jeffrey Rosen

    Elena Kagan and Jeffrey Rosen
    The Louis D. Brandeis School of Law at the University of Louisville had a big week last month. Every year or so, the law school awards the Brandeis Medal to individuals whose lives and work demonstrate a commitment to “the ideals of…
Rank this Week: 3732

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
  • Jan 30

    Resources Related to President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order

    Resources Related to President Trump’s Immigration Executive Order
    [Please note: this blog post was originally posted at 1:30 pm January 30th, 2017, but is currently being continually updated] Background The Text of the Order On Friday, January 27th at 4:42 pm., President Trump issued an Executive Order…
  • Jan 17

    1L Research Assessment Review

    1L Research Assessment Review
    At the end of last semester, the Law Library and ILS administered a research skills assessment to all members of the 1L class.  We wanted to provide you with feedback on the assessment.  In this video, we outline ideal answers…
  • Jan 12

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend Hour

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend Hour
    The Law Library will be open for its regular hours Saturday, January 14th, 2017 and Sunday, January 15th, 2017.  On Monday, January 16th we will have limited hours, and you will have to use your Bee Card to access the … Continue…
Rank this Week: 4306

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Jan 23

    ULaw blog

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

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

    Message for 7 month LPC students – Legal Research Workshop on Thursday 26th January in Room 217 LRC
    The library is holding a workshop on general legal research which will include where to start with your legal research, how to use the legal databases Lexis Library, Lexis PSL, Practical Law and Westlaw to identify and locate key…
  • Dec 21

    CHRISTMAS 2016 and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY

    CHRISTMAS 2016 and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY
    CHRISTMAS and NEW YEAR OPENING TIMES for the LIBRARY and IT Rooms –         Mon 19th – Fri 23rd Dec: Early closing at 6pm Sat 24th Dec – Mon 2nd Jan: CLOSED        …
Rank this Week: 4229

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Informs local attorneys of major legal developments important to their practice. By Sue Altmeyer.

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Dec 27

    Sleep in a Library Book and Bed Hostel in Tokyo and Kyoto

    Sleep in a Library Book and Bed Hostel in Tokyo and Kyoto
    In an amazing idea, a company in Japan has designed library sleeping nooks and merged them with library shelves into Book and Bed Hostels in Tokyo and Kyoto. Check out the photos of this interesting venture here.
  • Dec 20

    All 10 Articles from the ABA's 2016 Trends in Legal Technology Worth Reading

    All 10 Articles from the ABA's 2016 Trends in Legal Technology Worth Reading
    Last week on 12/13/16, the ABA Legal Technology Resource Center released its 4th Annual ABA TechReport. The TechReport is composed of the following 10 sections, all of which can be downloaded for free: Planning and Budgeting Technology…
  • Dec 20

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to its Rules of Practice

    Ohio Supreme Court Adopts Amendments to its Rules of Practice
    Yesterday, the Ohio Supreme Court announced the that it had adopted various amendments to the rules that govern how cases are filed and proceed before the Court. A Press Release from the Court summarized the changes as follows: Rule 2.02...
Rank this Week: 5014

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

http://dallnet.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 16

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?

    What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?
    Today's question is, "What skills should the new Register of Copyrights have?"An online survey will run from December 16, 2016 through January 31, 2017. Your input will be reviewed and inform development of knowledge, skills, and…
  • Oct 24

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student

    Battling Overconfidence in Law Student
    Because of the Google-like interfaces of most major databases, the students I work with often approach the database like they are looking for an answer to a question in Google. They open up Westlaw, search for something like: motion to…
  • Oct 10

    Facebook for WorkAre we about to see a…

    Facebook for WorkAre we about to see a tidal wave of people start using Workplace, the new "Facebook" for work? That seems to be the question as Facebook releases its new product Workplace today. Previously Workplace has been in beta, but…
Rank this Week: 4557

Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

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

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

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

    On public speaking

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

    Librarian as consultant

    Librarian as consultant
    IT is an industry that sees a fair amount of consulting work. As the library and information science field changes, perhaps there will be more librarians working as consultants too. I worked in such a capacity last year. It was a long held…
Rank this Week: 4352

Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

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

    Lift Your Glas to the Awful Truth ...

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

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

    USN&WR Law School Rankings, Color-Coded Changes from 2016 to 2017 Edition
    Here is this year’s version of the big color-coded chart that shows the changes in all the reported metrics in the USN&WR law school rankings, from the 2016 Rankings Edition (released in March 2015) to this year’s 2017…
  • Mar 2

    Donald Trump’s Demonic Conspiracy to Take Over America

    Donald Trump’s Demonic Conspiracy to Take Over America
    I stumbled upon this in some old archival material when I was researching something else - I think it must be shared with as wide an audience as possible.
Rank this Week: 4224

Librarian on the Edge

Librarian on the Edge

Thoughts on all things digital from the Assistant Director of Technical Services for Library Systems at New York Law School's Mendik Library.

http://librariansonedge.blogspot.com
  • Oct 10

    A double barreled detective story

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

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

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

    ALA 2016 in Orlando

    ALA 2016 in Orlando
       I racked my brain to find a clever title, but didn't have the heart after seeing what happened in Orlando days before the conference. I lived through 911 in New York City and remember that an entire metropolis was traumatized…
Rank this Week: 3067

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

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

    The library is having an Open House on…

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

    Don’t forget about the canned food…

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

    California Western Scholarly Commons is…

    California Western Scholarly Commons is our online institutional repository that brings together all of the law school’s research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. You can find all these…
Rank this Week: 2983

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: 4838

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 25

    One Person. One Vote...

    One Person. One Vote...
    Nation In DistressLike PageApril 16 at 1:50pm · AGREE!Nation In DistressLikeLikeLoveHahaWowSadAngryCommentShareCommentsOld Fox We've been through this before. Let us review: The Electoral College is a Constitutional…
  • Apr 25

    Television and Violence

    Television and Violence
    linkJAMA, June 10, 1992--Vol 267, No. 22Special CommunicationTelevision and ViolenceThe Scale of the Problem and Where to Go From HereBrandon S. Centerwall, MD, MPHIN 1975, Rothenberg's Special Communication in JAMA, "Effect of…
  • Apr 14

    What's Happening to American Democracy?

    What's Happening to American Democracy?
    linkI am not for Trump at all unless it comes down to him or Hillary. Cruz is the most Constitutional, intelligent, genuinely conservative, courageous and top integrity person right now.But this entire report is SO slanted, SO distorted, SO…
Rank this Week: 4323

Law Libraries Association of…

Law Libraries Association of Alabama

http://llaalabama.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 5

    Spring 2016 Meeting

    Spring 2016 Meeting
    Save the date!The Spring 2016 Meeting has been scheduled for May 20th in Tuscaloosa.Details to follow soon.
  • Sep 28

    2015 Fall Meeting

    2015 Fall Meeting
    LLAA will meet on Friday, October 9 in the Great Roomat Cumberland School of Law, located in Memory Leake Robinson Hall at Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL  35229.   You may park in the Northeast parking…
  • Dec 3

    2014 Fall Meeting

    2014 Fall Meeting
    The 2014 Fall Meeting has been scheduled for Friday, December 12th.Department of Archives & History624 Washington AvenueMontgomeryCome hear Ms. Tenee Frazier, Assistant General Counsel of the Alabama League of Municipalities and Tour the…
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The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Jan 26

    Why legal intranets lets users down!

    Why legal intranets lets users down!
    For anyone who manages an intranet in a law firm, a recent webinar by BA Insight will definitely be of interest. Called "Why Legal Intranets Let Users Down"The Webinar starts with an introduction to the four main issues that BA Insight see as…
  • Jan 4

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!

    The future of enterprise tech-nolo-gy!
    It's hot and chrismassy...a win win situation!It seems odd to be writing about something in 2016, that took place in 2015. But that's exactly what I'm doing in this post, which as you may have spotted is called "The future of enterprise…
  • Nov 16

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?

    Social, to Knowledge Management's Rescue?
    Two articles recently published on the CMS Wire website have caught my attention because they mention both Social and Knowledge Management, two of my favourite subjects :-)In the first article called "Social to Knowledge Management's Rescue"…
Rank this Week: 4320

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/
  • Jan 25

    Library Open from 10am - 6pm

    Library Open from 10am - 6pm
    The law school building and the law library will open at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 26th. The library will close at 6 pm.
  • Jan 22

    Library Closing at 1pm and Closed Saturday and Sunday

    Library Closing at 1pm and Closed Saturday and Sunday
    Due to the changing forecast from the National Weather Service, the Law Library and the University will close at 1 p.m. today, Friday, January 22nd and will remain closed Saturday and Sunday to ensure the safety of our community.
  • Jan 22

    Snow Day Book

    Snow Day Book
    Here are some great books to read during a long, snowy weekend, as recommended by UM Carey Law students, faculty and staff: Half of the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide The Best of Simple The Christmas Train The…
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Jurisdynamics

Jurisdynamics

Describes the interplay between legal responses to exogenous change and the law's own endogenous capacity for adaptation. By Louis D. Brandeis Dean Jim Chen.

http://jurisdynamics.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 17

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic

    Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economic
    James Ming Chen, Fables of the Reconstruction: Human Emotion and Behavioral Heuristics in Environmental Economics, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2705196 or http://bit.ly/FablesReconstruction: Environmental economics provides an…
  • Nov 3

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior

    Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior
    James Ming Chen, Momentary Lapses of Reason: The Psychophysics of Law and Behavior, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2683557 or http://bit.ly/MomentaryLapses: The conventional capital asset pricing model (CAPM) remains the preferred…
  • Aug 29

    Law on the market

    Law on the market
    Daniel Martin Katz, Michael James Bommarito, Tyler Soellinger & James Ming Chen, Law on the Market? Evaluating the Securities Market Impact of Supreme Court Decisions, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2649726 or…
Rank this Week: 5034

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

Features questions and answers about how the law affects homeless life. By Linda Tashbook.

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 4067

Strategic Librarian

Strategic Librarian

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

http://strategiclibrarian.com
  • Oct 6

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time

    Strategic Librarian Blog Posts that have Stood the Test of Time
    I started the daily Pinhawk Librarian News Digest in the spring of 2011 and continued editing it until May of this year.  During that time I neglected this blog – posting only a few articles.  That’s going to change.…
  • Oct 6

    5 Practical Thoughts on Rightsizing the Law Firm Library – Budgeting for 2016

    5 Practical Thoughts on Rightsizing the Law Firm Library – Budgeting for 2016
    The days of budgeting by determining what was spent last year and adding a percentage of that amount to each line item are long gone in the law firm library world.  We’ve all heard about the many law firms who … Continue…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4867

Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis?

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

http://camdenlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 6

    Fastcase and the New Jersey State Bar Association

    Fastcase and the New Jersey State Bar Association
    Membership to the New Jersey State Bar Association is free for students! That’s a price that can’t be beat. So, what is the value? For one, despite the fact that it’s only October, many of you are starting to think about…
  • Sep 22

    Study Guides & Treatise

    Study Guides & Treatise
    Now that you’re a few weeks in to this new academic year, and with a long weekend ahead, it’s time to talk study guides and treatises. These supplements can be extremely helpful when it comes to understanding your course…
  • Sep 10

    Law Libraries’ Catalog

    Law Libraries’ Catalog
    Rutgers Law. What you saw and what you know: This (new) institution was formed by the merging of Rutgers Schools of Law in Camden and Newark. What you didn’t see and what you may not know: the task of merging was taken on by the law…
Rank this Week: 2943

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Virtual Library Cat's Eye View

Features news and views from Ernester, the Hofstra School of Law Deane Law Library Virtual Cat.

http://deanelawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 2

    Farewell

    Farewell
    Today the Hofstra Law library blog moves to a new space with a new look and new voices.  With sincere appreciation and apologies to T.S. Eliot, I say my farewell . . .You've read many posts from this Cat,And my opinion now is thatYou…
  • Oct 1

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?

    Constitutional Protections For Mobile Phone Pass Codes?
    A judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania ruled last week that the Fifth Amendment protects the right of insider trading suspects to withhold the pass codes to their business cellular phones. Read more…
  • Sep 30

    New CRS Report: Dark Web

    New CRS Report: Dark Web
    You have probably heard of the Deep Web, but how much do you know about the Dark Web?  Discover more about the dark web in Kristin Finklea's CRS Report entitled - you've guessed it - Dark Web.  "This report illuminates information…
Rank this Week: 4170

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
  • Sep 17

    Moving On!

    Moving On!
    Starting today the law library will no longer be posting to this page. For the latest updates and postings visit our website and our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages.
  • Jun 29

    We’re Hiring – Student Assistant Position Available

    We’re Hiring – Student Assistant Position Available
    Senior Public Services Student Assistant Level IV Contact: Kathy Hartman Keh7@cornell.edu Summary description: Works independently at the circulation service desk assisting patrons and performing a variety of library tasks including assisting…
  • Jun 22

    New Books List – June 2015

    New Books List – June 2015
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for June 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. The Changing Face of American Banking…
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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
  • Aug 4

    Testimony Before the New York Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline

    Testimony Before the New York Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline
    This afternoon I appeared to speak at a hearing in Buffalo held by the New York Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline. Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman created the Commission on Statewide Attorney Discipline to conduct a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4313

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 17

    TS-SIS Nominating Committee report

    TS-SIS Nominating Committee report
    TS colleagues: the 2014/15 annual report for the TS-SIS Nominating Committee is here.Thanks!------------------------------Kevin CareyTechnical Services LibrarianThe Ohio State University Moritz Law LibraryColumbus, Ohio
  • Jul 16

    Technical Services Law Librarian annual report

    Technical Services Law Librarian annual report
    Colleagues:The Technical Services Law Librarian (TSLL) annual report for 2014-2015 is available here.If you have any questions or comments, TSLL is on the agendas for the TS and OBS business meetings in…
  • Jul 16

    TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual

    TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual
    Good afternoon,Please note that the TS-SIS Preservation Committee will not meet at Annual.(it was scheduled for 3:15-4:30 on Monday)Committee will continue its work via email and teleconferencing throughout the…
Rank this Week: 4232

RIPS Law Librarian

RIPS Law Librarian

By the Research Instruction & Patron Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://ripslawlibrarian.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 27

    Kostenlos Real Steel-2011 HD Filme Online

    Kostenlos Real Steel-2011 HD Filme Online
    Sie sind Sie in der Nachforschung nach Real Steel Filme Online Gucken?. Sie haben den richtigen Ort kommen. Herunterladen Sie so mehrere wie Sie möchten und betrachten Sie sie auf Ihrem Computer. Real Steel in den Theatern am 2011-10-06…
  • Jun 25

    Ansehen The Maze Runner-2014 Online Filme Schauen

    Ansehen The Maze Runner-2014 Online Filme Schauen
    Sie sind Sie auf der Nachforschung nach The Maze Runner Filme Online Gucken?. Sie haben den richtigen Ort kommen. Herunterladen Sie so etliche wie Sie möchten und betrachten Sie sie auf Ihrem Computer. The Maze Runner in den Theatern am…
  • Jun 25

    Ansehen Black Swan-2010 Online Schauen Filme Deutsch

    Ansehen Black Swan-2010 Online Schauen Filme Deutsch
    Sind Sie nach der Suche nach Black Swan Filme Online Gucken?. Sie besitzen den richtigen Ort kommen. Herunterladen Sie so viele wie Sie möchten und betrachten Sie sie auf Ihrem Computer. Black Swan in den Theatern am 2010-12-02 freigegeben.…
Rank this Week: 4307

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

Harrisburg Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/harrisburg
  • Apr 24

    Exam Hours Start This Weekend!

    Exam Hours Start This Weekend!
      APRIL 25 — MAY 11 8 a.m. — 2 a.m. Everyday    
  • Apr 21

    LexisAdvance Password Extension for the Summer

    LexisAdvance Password Extension for the Summer
    Use your Lexis Advance ID for:   • Academic, professional and non-profit research • All legal content and news you have as a law student • Unlimited hours-per-week You may use your Lexis Advance ID for all legal work…
  • Apr 21

    WestlawNext Password Extension for the Summer

    WestlawNext Password Extension for the Summer
                Reasons to extend your current password for the summer: • Summer law school classes and study abroad programs • Other educational uses including: – Law review and journal, including…
Rank this Week: 4365

Lachance on Law

Lachance on Law

Covers the access and use of online legal information. By Colin Lachance, President of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII).

http://lachanceonlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 22

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC
    Hi Lawyers, how’ve you been? Everything good? That’s great. It’s me, LSUC.* Well, my real name is Law Society of Upper Canada. Some people call me, “The Law Society”, but we can drop the formalities, right? Just…
  • Apr 12

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?
    Yes. Sort of. But only if by “the past”, we mean some idealized period when things were easier, cheaper, simpler and better. Apply those same adjectives to the future, and you will forever be chasing the horizon or the end of the…
  • Apr 9

    Back when I knew everything

    Back when I knew everything
    [originally published on Slaw.ca] Back when I knew everything the world was much simpler. Any topic, situation, challenge or choice could be easily placed into one of two categories. Category 1 consisted of matters where I was right and…
Rank this Week: 3054

ELLA Blog

ELLA Blog

From the Edmonton Law Libraries Association.

http://apps.edmontonlawlibraries.ca/Blog/
  • Apr 14

    Old Rules of Court back on WestlawNext Canada!

    Old Rules of Court back on WestlawNext Canada!
    Carswell Ref Support has advised me that the text of the repealed Alberta Rules of Court, Alta Reg 390/68, is now available on WestlawNext Canada. This also means that the archived Fradsham's commentary of the old rules in Litigator includes…
  • Mar 18

    HeadStart 2015

    HeadStart 2015
    Information on the 2015 HeadStart program is now available. Check it out at under the HeadStart tab or at HeadStart 2015. Ana San Miguel
  • Dec 16

    eReference Library on ProView

    eReference Library on ProView
    Letting you know about a problem (hopefully temporary) with this product:  the pdf you 'create' in order to print from this product will NOT include the information within a footnote.  The footnotes are not connected to…
Rank this Week: 4347

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

By Michael White.

http://patentlibrarian.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    As of January 2015, the Patent Librarian's…

    As of January 2015, the Patent Librarian's Notebook has moved to WordPress at http://patentlibrarian.com/.
  • Dec 31

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013
    The USPTO issued 305,081 patents in 2013, an increase of 10.2 percent over 2012. The agency also published 347,148 utility and plant patent applications, an increase of 4.7 percent over the previous year. The total number of U.S. patent…
  • Dec 29

    Tangle toy puzzle

    Tangle toy puzzle
    A few days ago I took my four-year old daughter to get a flu shot. As a reward for being brave and not crying (too much) the nurse gave her a puzzle-toy called a Tangle(R). Turns out it was patented in 1985 (US 4509929) by Richard Zawitz.…
Rank this Week: 4311

Virginia Mattingly's blog

Virginia Mattingly's blog

Professor at Louis D. Brandeis School of Law.

http://www.law.louisville.edu/blog/12
  • Jan 19

    2015 Kentucky Legislative Update

    2015 Kentucky Legislative Update
    One of the most anticipated programs of the Greater Louisville Sierra Club is its annual legislative update presented by Tom Fitzgerald, Director of the Kentucky Resources Council (KRC). Since 2015 is a short…
  • Feb 19

    2014 Kentucky Legislative Update

    2014 Kentucky Legislative Update
    Last night, I attended the Greater Louisville Sierra Club's annual legislative update, presented by Tom Fitzgerald, Director of the Kentucky Resources Council (KRC) and an adjunct professor at the law school.The Kentucky legislature convened…
  • Jul 24

    Computers for Girl

    Computers for Girl
    During the first two weeks of August 2013, I'll be volunteering with the World Computer Exchange (WCE) as part of their eCorps Liberia technology training team travelling to Monrovia. I and other members of this team will assist with…
Rank this Week: 3708