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Library technican dialog

Library technican dialog

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

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

    Against YA?

    Against YA?
    Over at Slate they are trying their best to whip up controversy about sappy Young Adult novels. Ruth Graham thinks that ” …you should feel embarrassed when what you’re reading was written for children.” I am amused as…
  • May 26

    Summer Reading

    Summer Reading
    Working in a school library with fine late May weather, I am finding it hard to concentrate. I am anticipating the home stretch as we wind down the year. The kids and myself are antsy thinking ahead to summer…and summer reading,…
  • May 8

    Author visit

    Author visit
    The world of school libraries is different than corporate libraries. A lot of my time is spent considering how to engage students in leisure reading, and leading into teachable moments. This week our school hosted James Leck in an author…
Rank this Week: 1686

Nevada Supreme Court Library

Nevada Supreme Court Library

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

http://nvsctlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 3

    June Events at the Law Library

    June Events at the Law Library
    We are hosting Westlaw for some CLE training this month, as well as Nevada Legal Services's monthly forms-completion clinics.  6/11/14, 10-11 a.m. - Intermediate Westlaw** - Room 107 - 1.0 hours of general CLE credit6/11/14, 11:15-12:15…
  • Jun 3

    Survey Time!

    Survey Time!
    We here at the Supreme Court Library want to know how you use our website.  Please take a few minutes to complete our short online survey to help us improve our site during the next website redesign. 
  • Apr 28

    Upcoming Events in May and June at the Law Library

    Upcoming Events in May and June at the Law Library
    Here are a few upcoming events that might be of interest to Law Library patrons:5/8/14, 1:30-3:30 p.m. - NLS Forms Clinic* - Room 1075/22/14, 1:30-3:30 p.m. - NLS Forms Clinic* - LOCATED AT THE BRIC, 108 E. Proctor St.6/11/14, 10-11 a.m. -…
Rank this Week: 1665

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
  • 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 ……
  • Apr 1

    NYS Board of Law Examiners to Simplify Character and Fitness Examination

    NYS Board of Law Examiners to Simplify Character and Fitness Examination
    The New York State Board of Law Examiners today announced plans to simplify the Character and Fitness investigation process. “The current process, requiring the bar applicant to submit a significant amount of…
Rank this Week: 1737

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: 1680

LLNE News

LLNE News

Features member news, LLNE updates, and tips on technology. By the editors of the LLNE News.

http://llne.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 7

    We've moved!

    We've moved!
    The LLNE Blog has moved. Come visit us at http://llne.org/blog.
  • Sep 27

    LLNE Fall Meeting 2013

    LLNE Fall Meeting 2013
    Social Law Library will be hosting the LLNE annual Fall Meeting on Friday, October 4th, 2013. For more details, agenda, speakers, and registration information, please go to the meeting website.  This year’s topic is the…
  • Jun 8

    Register now for the LLNE Annual Business…

    Register now for the LLNE Annual Business Meeting and LuncheonThe menu and registration details for the LLNE Annual Business Meeting and Luncheon are now available on the LLNE website.To register for the luncheon, please RSVP by email to…
Rank this Week: 1739

Nota Bibliothecae

Nota Bibliothecae

From the Zimmerman Law Library at the University of Dayton School of Law.

http://notabibliothecae.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 19

    Facebook "Likes" Ruled to be Constitutionally Protected Free Speech

    Facebook "Likes" Ruled to be Constitutionally Protected Free Speech
    Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia issued its decision regarding First Amendment protection of Facebook “likes” of candidates’ Facebook pages.  In ruling that liking these Facebook pages is…
  • Mar 21

    Drones v. Privacy

    Drones v. Privacy
    The use of drones by the military has become increasingly prevalent in the United States’ conflicts in the Middle East.  However, with the cost of these “unmanned aerial systems”, there is now talk about potential use…
  • Jan 17

    Potential Challenges to New Gun Control Agenda

    Potential Challenges to New Gun Control Agenda
    Yesterday, President Obama announced, in response to the school shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary, his plans to curb gun violence.  In setting forth his agenda, the President is asking Congress to renew a ban on the sale of assault…
Rank this Week: 1711

Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

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

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

    So Long, Blog

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

    SLC Infobase

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

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
Rank this Week: 1691

Massachusetts Law Updates

Massachusetts Law Updates

From the Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries

http://masslawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Nov 29

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course

    New SJC Rule Will Require Professionalism Course
    The SJC has issued new Rule 3:16: Practicing with Professionalism Course for New Lawyers. This rule is not effective until September 1, 2013, and applies only to attorneys admitted to the bar on or after that date.
  • Nov 29

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement

    SJC Rules on Segregated Confinement
    In LaChance v. Commissioner of Correction, decided November 27, the SJC concluded that more procedural safeguards are required for inmates being held in segregated confinement for a significant period of time. The court said, in part:
  • Nov 28

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.

    PIRG'S 2012 Trouble in Toyland toy safety report.
    http://bit.ly/WuyUky
Rank this Week: 1744

Library Consumer Advocacy Caucus

Library Consumer Advocacy Caucus

Law librarians and legal information vendors seeking to restore fair and competitve legal information markets in the U.S.

http://libraryconsumeradvocacy.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 2394

InfoBrief

InfoBrief

A Cornell Law Library current awareness service for the Cornell Law School faculty.

http://infobrief.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 28

    Dear Readers A

    Dear Readers A
    Dear Readers, As you may know, the Cornell Law Library has been maintaining two blogs, InfoBrief and Competitive Edge. We have decided to merge the two blogs under the banner of InfoBrief. To stay current with InfoBrief, you will want to…
  • Apr 18

    New Books at Cornell Law Library

    New Books at Cornell Law Library
    The latest list of New Books is available on the Law Library web site.  Click here to view the entire list.  It includes all new books at the Law Library as well as law-related books at other libraries on campus.  Here are a few titles…
  • Mar 28

    New Law Books at Cornell

    New Law Books at Cornell
    The latest list of New Books for February 16-29 is available on the Law Library web site.  Click here to view the entire list.  It includes all new books at the Law Library as well as law-related books at other libraries on campus.  Here…
Rank this Week: 1684

AALL Spectrum Blog

AALL Spectrum Blog

A place for law librarians to discuss AALL Spectrum articles and their profession

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

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved

    AALL Spectrum blog has moved
    The AALL Spectrum blog has moved to inside AALLNET, http://www.aallnet.org/blogs/spectrum-blog. Within AALLNET it should be more readily found by AALL members yet still viewable my non-members.  All the archived content will remain on this…
  • Jun 6

    The Value of Law Librarian

    The Value of Law Librarian
    Law librarians know the value of law librarians, even when they struggle to articulate that value to others. It pleases us when someone aptly describes what we do; and it satisfies even more when that praise comes from a user. One such…
  • Jun 5

    Monty the Therapy Dog

    Monty the Therapy Dog
    Commencement ceremonies create a certain emotional state in me. I don’t understand why they do, they just do. So when Julian Aiken emailed me that:
Rank this Week: 1735

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: 1675

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: 1679

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: 1683

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: 1710

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: 1746

TSLL TechScans

TSLL TechScans

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

http://tslltechscans.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 22

    OLCC MARC Format Update 2014, phase 2

    OLCC MARC Format Update 2014, phase 2
    OCLC Technical Bulletin 264 describes changes to the MARC 21 formats for bibliographic, authority and holdings data to be implemented in the near future. Things we are most likely to see in our day-to-day cataloging work include:Addition of…
  • Jul 31

    Videorecording of June BIBFRAME forum now available online

    Videorecording of June BIBFRAME forum now available online
    If you were unable to attend the most recent forum of the Bibliographic Framework Initiative (BIBFRAME) at the ALA annual meeting in June, a videorecording is now available online at…
  • Jul 28

    RDA new

    RDA new
    Two recent developments around RDA may be of interest.RDA conversion of the LC/NACO Authority file, Phase 3Gary Strawn posted the following announcement concerning plans for phase 3 of the LC/NACO Authority files via several e-mail lists.…
Rank this Week: 4345

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Aug 22

    Welcome New Students!!

    Welcome New Students!!
    Around the Library, we’ve been fielding lots of questions from incoming students. We’re happy to provide the answers you seek! Below is information in response to some of the most common queries presented by students new to…
  • Aug 20

    Economic Opportunity Act, signed August 20, 1964

    Economic Opportunity Act, signed August 20, 1964
    Fifty Years ago today, on August 20, 1964, President Johnson signed the Economic Opportunity Act into law, creating the Community Action Program, Job Corps, and Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA). A legislative history of the Economic…
  • Aug 7

    Preparing for an interview?

    Preparing for an interview?
    The library’s Job Searching Research Guide features a number of databases and other resources available to prepare you for your interview. Using these materials, you can find out biographical information about your interviewer, locate…
Rank this Week: 2613

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Aug 21

    Add Us to Your Contact List

    Add Us to Your Contact List
    Remember that you can chat with a librarian at the Reference Desk by text message (917.300.1933) and by instant message (AIM, Yahoo Messenger and GoogleTalk screen names:   nylslib).  We welcome your inquiries about library…
  • Aug 19

    Mendik Library’s Fall Semester Hour

    Mendik Library’s Fall Semester Hour
    Click here to view the Mendik Library’s fall semester hours. 
  • Aug 15

    Welcome from the Library Director

    Welcome from the Library Director
    On behalf of the Mendik Library, I want to extend my welcome and congratulations to the entering classes of 2017/18. We are all looking forward to meeting you as you embark on a challenging and exciting journey. For most law students, the…
Rank this Week: 2660

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Aug 21

    All Library fines/pay printing charges…

    All Library fines/pay printing charges will need to be paid by Friday 9/5 by 3pm. Cash and checks only. Please note that if your accounts are not settled by the time grades are mailed out, your GRADES WILL BE HELD. Graduates, please note,…
  • Aug 20

    New Student Orientation is today! That…

    New Student Orientation is today! That means students touring the library. If you’re studying for finals, the tours DO NOT go to the 3rd floor so you can find some quiet study space up there.
  • Aug 19

    The library will be closed on Labor day,…

    The library will be closed on Labor day, so you can go out and relax without worrying about studying before the new trimester.
Rank this Week: 2701

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Aug 20

    Welcome New Student

    Welcome New Student
    Welcome to the new 1L class, and congratulations on starting orientation today! We hope that you have a wonderful law school experience. All of us at the Law Library will do everything that we can to make your time here both rewarding and…
  • Jul 29

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!

    Good Luck on the Bar Exam!
    After a summer of studying, it’s finally here. Today is the first day of the bar exam.   We’ve seen several of you at the Law Library nearly every day this summer, and we know that you’ve worked hard and are…
  • May 22

    Services for Alumni

    Services for Alumni
    You graduated.  Congratulations!  Here’s our gift to you: The Law Library is here to help you even post-graduation.  Our newest service for alumni is a subscription to HeinOnline’s Alumni Access Program, which…
Rank this Week: 4335

Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

http://legalresearchiseasy.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 19

    Can't please everyone

    Can't please everyone
    It's taken a while but over the years, I have developed a low opinion of judges.  Not the person, per se, but the position. See, too often I hear about cases where we the people decided what we the people have decided and then some judge…
  • Aug 9

    Beware the vent

    Beware the vent
    Ever had one of those days when you just wanted to scream at someone?  Maybe you got cut off on the freeway.  Maybe someone flipped you the bird.  Maybe a bunch of kids are skateboarding outside your office window.  Maybe…
  • Aug 4

    The rock is rolling

    The rock is rolling
    A while back, the place where I work got a visit from a union rep.  Seems a person on our staff wanted to be represented by the union (SEIU) so the union rep got to work for that person.  After a while (don't know how it all…
Rank this Week: 4026

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Covers key legal-education, research, practice, and law-library news. From the John J. Ross-William C. Blakley Law Library of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law at Arizona State University.

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Aug 19

    Free Root Beer & Orange Floats to Welcome the 1Ls!

    Free Root Beer & Orange Floats to Welcome the 1Ls!
    On Wednesday, August 20th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm, 1Ls and all our new students can stop by the Law Library lobby to enjoy a refreshing root beer or orange float compliments of the Law Library. Learn how the Law Library can help you have a…
  • Jun 30

    4th of July

    4th of July
    The Law Library will be closed on Friday, July 4, 2014 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe and happy 4th!
  • Jun 18

    Supreme Court Decisions Are Not as Final as You Think

    Supreme Court Decisions Are Not as Final as You Think
    A new study from Harvard Law professor Richard J. Lazarus has revealed that the Supreme Court Justices routinely make changes to Court opinions that extend beyond fixing typographical errors and spelling mistakes.  In fact, Lazarus…
Rank this Week: 3359

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Aug 19

    Welcome New Wildcats! (Law cats? Wild Law Cats? Legal Cats?)

    Welcome New Wildcats! (Law cats? Wild Law Cats? Legal Cats?)
    Welcome new Wildcats! Or should that be "law cats"? Be sure to have a look at this overview explaining how the library can help you. Still waiting on a textbook from the bookstore or Amazon? We may have a copy on Reserve. Unsure of what TWEN…
  • Aug 11

    New Databases for 2014-15

    New Databases for 2014-15
    The UNH Law Library recently added many new electronic resources. BNA Newsletters and Resource Centers Dozens of newsletters of specialized areas of the law. Bloomberg Law Newcomer to the eternal battle between Westlaw and LexisNexis.…
  • Jul 7

    WestlawNext Now Available for Attorney Member

    WestlawNext Now Available for Attorney Member
    WestlawNext is now available for attorney members at the law library. Classic is also still available. Content remains the same on Next but it is in a different format. Information about the attorney membership program is available here.
Rank this Week: 3566

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
  • Aug 18

    UPDATE: After Hours Key-Card Access Restored

    UPDATE: After Hours Key-Card Access Restored
    We’re pleased to report that the breakage in the Reading Room sprinkler system has been repaired and after hours key-card access is restored. Please contact Amy Emerson with questions at aae25@cornell.edu.
  • Aug 18

    New Books List August 2014

    New Books List August 2014
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Gruesome Spectacles : Botched Executions and…
  • Jul 16

    Important Notice Regarding Law Library Acce

    Important Notice Regarding Law Library Acce
    Due to a breakage in the Reading Room sprinkler system, after hours key-card access will be disabled as of 5pm today until repairs can be completed. The work is being done as quickly as possible, but may take up to a couple of weeks. During…
Rank this Week: 3358

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

http://blog.law.gmu.edu/library/
  • Aug 18

    WHAT IS CALI ???

    WHAT IS CALI ???
    As we distribute CALI access codes to first years, a logical question has come up: What is CALI? CALI stands for the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction.  It is a nonprofit consortium, established in…
  • Aug 15

    WELCOME STUDENTS!

    WELCOME STUDENTS!
    The Library and Technology Staff welcomes all new and returning students to the George Mason University School of Law.  We look forward to seeing you in the library.  Hours: when classes are in session, the library is open:…
  • Aug 11

    Free Student Access to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus Coming Soon

    Free Student Access to Microsoft Office 365 ProPlus Coming Soon
    Installation guides are available here  (http://masonlive2.gmu.edu/MicrosoftStudentAdvantage/)          
Rank this Week: 3148

Boston College Legal Eagle

Boston College Legal Eagle

Features news and research updates from the legal information librarians at Boston College Law School.

http://bclegaleagle.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 15

    Class action lawsuit for right to counsel for children in removal proceeding

    Class action lawsuit for right to counsel for children in removal proceeding
    Last month, the American Immigration Council and the ACLU, along with other organizations, filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of children in removal proceedings who are unrepresented by counsel.  Each year, the government initiates…
  • Aug 8

    Domestic Workers Bill of Right

    Domestic Workers Bill of Right
    Massachusetts recently became one of a few states to adopt a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, Chapter 148 of the 2014 Acts.  This Act amends current Massachusetts law to provides additional protections to domestic workers in private…
  • Aug 7

    Definitive treatise How Arbitration Works now available online

    Definitive treatise How Arbitration Works now available online
    For nearly 60 years, Elkouri & Elkouri's How Arbitration Works has been the gold standard of treatises on arbitration law.  It discusses and cites to approximately 15,000 cases and arbitration awards, and features a table of…
Rank this Week: 4269

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/
  • Aug 14

    For new students - understanding the different elements of a case

    For new students - understanding the different elements of a case
    With A-level results out today, and clearing swinging into action, I thought that the following may be useful to those wanting to do some pre-course preparation. Designed as a resource to accompany the text Strong, How to Write Law Essays and…
  • Jul 29

    The Supreme Court on YouTube

    The Supreme Court on YouTube
    If you haven't visited the UK Supreme Court's channel on YouTube, it's worth a look. Videos of selected judgment summaries will be of particular interest to law students. These are added on a regular basis, with the most recent currently…
  • Jul 16

    Human Rights Blog

    Human Rights Blog
    I've just come across this excellent blog, although it's been up and running since 2009. Written by the barristers at One Crown Office Row, new entries are posted regularly and cover a wide range of legal topics with a human rights slant.…
Rank this Week: 4328

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: 4758

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Aug 13

    Lawyer Ethics: Advising Marijuana Users and Businesses (Washington State)

    Lawyer Ethics: Advising Marijuana Users and Businesses (Washington State)
    From Trial Ad (UW): Ethics of Advising Marijuana Users and Businesses Excerpt: “Under RPC 1.2(d), a “lawyer shall not counsel a client to engage, or assist a client, in conduct that the lawyer knows is criminal . . .” Does…
  • Aug 12

    Securities Lawyer’s Deskbook (Free)

    Securities Lawyer’s Deskbook (Free)
    Securities Lawyer’s Deskbook, from the University of Cincinnati College of Law Library Hat tip to the law librarian listserv.
  • Aug 12

    Project Nanny Van (Open Law Lab)

    Project Nanny Van (Open Law Lab)
    Project Nanny Van: a legal service design “Project Nanny Van is an excellent new example of creative legal service design…this mobile van that [goes] to locations where nannies might be congregating, and provides them with…
Rank this Week: 3153

Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

http://brianhuddleston.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 12

    Ian Fleming and the "Terrible Grip of Blood Lust"

    Ian Fleming and the "Terrible Grip of Blood Lust"
    Today is the fiftieth anniversary of the death of Ian Fleming. His novels and short stories flesh out the character of James Bond more than most of the movies do, and you can see him arc from youthful idealism to cold realism over the course…
  • Jun 12

    Number Crunching for Fun and Profit (Well, for Fun and Coffee, at Least!)

    Number Crunching for Fun and Profit (Well, for Fun and Coffee, at Least!)
    After my post back in March about my color-coded table of the new rankings showing changes from last year to this year, I got a handful of e-mails asking about the raw data. I've gotten good at taking the PDFs of the rankings and turning them…
  • Jun 5

    2014 Hurricane Season Prediction

    2014 Hurricane Season Prediction
    Hurricane Season started this week and both of the big players in the prediction game are forecasting “average or below average” seasons:NOAANamed Storms:     8-13Hurricanes   …
Rank this Week: 4264

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Aug 11

    What's in a name?

    What's in a name?
    It seems like it has been a while since I posted anything about intranets, so I thought I'd write a post that covered not one but two (almost) related topics. That topic is "names" and the reason I'm posting about names is because of two…
  • Jul 28

    Dinosaur Deal 10k 2014

    Dinosaur Deal 10k 2014
    Yesterday I ran the Dinosaur Deal 10k, which you wont be surprised to learn took place in a very hot and windy Deal. This was the second time I had run this race, the first time was in 2010 when I was recovering from tearing the…
  • Jul 25

    Creating a successful SharePoint intranet

    Creating a successful SharePoint intranet
    Have you just decided that SharePoint is going to be your next intranet, but you're unsure where to start on the implementation process? Fear not as help is on hand in the shape of this excellent presentation from James Robertson.In the…
Rank this Week: 4327

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 7

    25% discount on Internet Librarian International for BIALL member

    25% discount on Internet Librarian International for BIALL member
    As part of our ongoing partnership with Internet Librarian International, BIALL has negotiated a 25% discount for members to attend the full conference, which takes place on 20 - 22 October at Olympia Conference Centre, London. Internet…
  • Jul 30

    Bursaries for Legal Foundations 2014/15

    Bursaries for Legal Foundations 2014/15
    Two bursaries are available for BIALL members to cover the cost of the BIALL Legal Foundations Course 2014/15.   The Legal Foundations Course is an online course providing a grounding in legal concepts for librarians and information…
  • Jul 29

    Second edition of the BIALL Handbook now available!

    Second edition of the BIALL Handbook now available!
    The second edition of the BIALL Handbook of Legal Information Management is now available! Edited by Loyita Worley and Sarah Spells, this valuable handbook and important reference tool for managers and staff of all types of legal information…
Rank this Week: 4326

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

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

    Quickscribe Manual Updates for July 2014

    Quickscribe Manual Updates for July 2014
    Just one Quickscribe manual to share this month: BC Local Government Legislation Don't forget, daily updates to provincial statutes and regulations are always available at Quickscribe's BC Legislation Portal (www.bclegislation.ca).
  • Jul 10

    Did you miss this year's CALL conference?

    Did you miss this year's CALL conference?
    If you weren't able to attend this year's CALL conference in Winnipeg (which by all accounts was a big success), the session summaries from the 2014 CALL/ACDB conference are now up - hat tip to Michel-Adrian Sheppard for pointing us to them.…
  • Jun 30

    Quickscribe Manual Updates for June 2014

    Quickscribe Manual Updates for June 2014
    Quickscribe updated three of its legislation manuals this month:RCMP Legislation Crown Counsel Motor Vehicle Legislation BC Family LegislationAs always, you can find daily updates to statutes and regulations at Quickscribe's BC…
Rank this Week: 2969

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Aug 4

    What’s in your Toolbox for using PACER for Empirical Research?

    What’s in your Toolbox for using PACER for Empirical Research?
    The following is a guest post by Beth E. Applebaum of the Arthur Neef Law Library at Wayne State University in Detroit Michigan.  I’m a big fan of Bloomberg Law’s docket search feature, but it does have limitations whether…
  • Jul 23

    Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use

    Court Holds West, Lexis Legal Briefs Offering Is Fair Use
    One of the running issues I had been following is the attempt to copyright legal briefs with the intention to gain royalties or prevent others from using them.  The particular case that litigates the issue is White v. West Publishing…
  • Jul 11

    2014 Fastcase 50 Award Recipients Announced

    2014 Fastcase 50 Award Recipients Announced
    From the press release: The Fastcase 50 highlights entrepreneurs, innovators, and trailblazers — people who have charted a new course for the delivery of legal services. In law firms with new delivery models, legal tech startups, and…
Rank this Week: 2631

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Aug 1

    AALL Wrap Up

    AALL Wrap Up
    The 2014 American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting has come and gone in San Antonio. It was great to meet up with librarians from all over to network, learn, and come away energized with new ideas for the coming year. Some of the…
  • May 12

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA for Donation

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA for Donation
    The NJLLA Community Service Committee would like to share this thank you letter from the Ronald McDonald House for the funds our members donated at the April program. Your generosity is much appreciated!
  • Apr 24

    2014 Annual Business Meeting and Program – May 15, 2014

    2014 Annual Business Meeting and Program – May 15, 2014
    [ May 15, 2014; 12:00 pm to 2:30 pm. ] Program Description: Tips for Searching and Teaching Google       We all use Google and other search engines for research every day. Kathy Taggart will give tips for more…
Rank this Week: 3357

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: 3423

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/
  • Jul 31

    Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandei

    Robert Edward Edmondson and Louis D. Brandei
    We are always on the lookout here at the University of Louisville Law Library for items to add to our collection of Brandeis papers. We get the occasional stray letter or pamphlet but for the most part since our collection is already so…
  • Jul 20

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo

    A Letter From Benjamin Cardozo
    While browsing through our collection of Louis D. Brandeis papers, I stumbled across a remarkable letter written by Brandeis’ fellow justice Benjamin Nathan Cardozo. Since there does not appear to be any published collections of…
  • Jun 24

    Recent Journal Articles – June 2014

    Recent Journal Articles – June 2014
    The Journal of Supreme Court History can usually be counted to offer some new information on John Marshall Harlan and Louis D. Brandeis, and their latest issue (volume 39, number 1) does not disappoint in that regard.  The first article…
Rank this Week: 2627

VLLB Linkblog

VLLB Linkblog

By Steve Matthews.

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

    Cutter Law Adds TVM Product Page

    Cutter Law Adds TVM Product Page
    Stem client, Cutter Law, have added new product pages to support their transvaginal mesh practice.Those product lines include: Bard, Coloplast, Cook Medical, American Medical Systems, Boston Scientific, Ethicon, and Mentor.
  • Jul 21

    Schedule Google Calendar Events Directly From Your Google Search Page

    Schedule Google Calendar Events Directly From Your Google Search Page
    Very slick!(via Search Engine Land)
  • Jul 17

    Lawrence Koplow on Arizona DUI Charge

    Lawrence Koplow on Arizona DUI Charge
    Stem client Lawrence Koplow, a Phoenix DUI lawyer, was consulted for an article on azcentral.com, West Valley police get new DUI enforcement tools, on what penalties drivers can face if charged with DUI in Arizona.
Rank this Week: 4349

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
Rank this Week: 2970

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: 4272

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Jul 10

    New "small" for small claim

    New "small" for small claim
    The Alberta Provincial Court Civil Division monetary limit has been raised to $50,000 with this regulation amendment. Effective August 1, 2014 a small claim is not so small.
  • Jun 18

    Survey: Alberta Law Librarie

    Survey: Alberta Law Librarie
    Attention: Law librariansThe Law Society of Alberta is seeking input from the legal community on our future involvement in funding of Alberta Law Libraries. The consultation will solicit input from practicing lawyers, the judiciary, law…
  • Jun 12

    Alberta Queen's Printer Stakeholder Survey

    Alberta Queen's Printer Stakeholder Survey
    Josette McEachern and I were among a group who participated in a stakeholder session this week about the Alberta Queen's Printer products and services.  To assist with results based budgeting, the QP is looking for feedback about how…
Rank this Week: 4334

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4329

Librarian on the Edge

Librarian on the Edge

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

http://librariansonedge.blogspot.com
  • Jul 3

    Always a lucky winner - or, Fear and reading in Las Vega

    Always a lucky winner - or, Fear and reading in Las Vega
    Up at 4 am for a flight to LA on Virgin America which had the cheapest flights unfortunately.  Unfortunately because we had a long layover at LAX's ultra-dreadful Terminal 3 before going on to Vegas. TSA torture went reasonably fast and…
  • Dec 12

    The reviews are in

    The reviews are in
    Not sure what happened here, but more than a year after my book was published, there was a sudden flood of supportive and insightful reviews. More information is at the official book page at googlethis.com. “The author presents…
  • Jul 24

    ALA 2013

    ALA 2013
    Got back from Chicago where we had a highly packed 4 days. Took an early flight out of JFK and made it to the Navy Pier for an early lunch. Donna had always wanted to gt a ride on the four masted schooner, but the timing was never right.…
Rank this Week: 3475

Homeless Law Blog

Homeless Law Blog

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

http://homelesslaw.wordpress.com
  • Jun 26

    Living in Your Car

    Living in Your Car
    On June 19, 2014, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided the case of Desertrain v. Los Angeles against the city for ordering police to cite and arrest people who were living in their cars.  I published an analysis of the…
  • Jun 4

    Can shelters require you to take a drug test?

    Can shelters require you to take a drug test?
    Privately operated shelters are generally allowed to limit their populations in ways that might surprise you: They can allow people of just one gender to stay there. They can exclude children. They can exclude drug users. If the shelter is…
  • Jul 17

    How can homeless advocates get laws to change?

    How can homeless advocates get laws to change?
    There are several components to getting laws changed so that public services can better include homeless people and so that the government can better protect homeless people.
Rank this Week: 4450