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Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 4

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Aug 28

    Census Data Used For Comprehensive Visualization of Segregation in American Citie

    Census Data Used For Comprehensive Visualization of Segregation in American Citie
    Wired – “This is the most comprehensive map of race in America ever created [by Dustin Cable at University of Virginia’s Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service]. White people are shown with blue dots; African-Americans with…
  • Aug 28

    World Bank Opens Online Archives Holding

    World Bank Opens Online Archives Holding
    Elisa Liberatori Prati – World Bank – “In April 2015, as part of its commitment to transparency and openness, the World Bank Group launched its Archives Holdings website. This is a state-of-the-art platform, which maximizes…
  • Aug 28

    Housing Tax and Transfer Programs Decrease Inequality

    Housing Tax and Transfer Programs Decrease Inequality
    Gregory Acs and Paul Johnson, Urban Institute. August 18, 2015: “We examine the relationships between housing subsidies, the mortgage interest and real estate tax deductions, and income inequality and find that housing subsidies to…
Rank this Week: 16

State Law Library of Montana

State Law Library of Montana

Features notices of new Opinions and Orders from the Montana Supreme Court, library announcements, research tips, and Montana legal news.

http://mtlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 26

    OPINION: State v. Emerson

    OPINION: State v. Emerson
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0153, 2015 MT 254, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. TRISTA JO EMERSON, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Aug 26

    OPINION: Finn v. Dakota Fire

    OPINION: Finn v. Dakota Fire
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 15-0002, 2015 MT 253, DAVID L. FINN, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. DAKOTA FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY, Defendant and Appellee.
  • Aug 25

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Vangilder

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Vangilder
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – HOMICIDE-NEGLIGENT DA 13-0840, 2015 MT 252N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. WANDA MARDELLA VANGILDER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 23

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Aug 26

    Workshops and Colloquia (Atlanta, GA)

    Workshops and Colloquia (Atlanta, GA)
    Emory University School of Law Johan van der Vyver, Emory University School of Law presented his paper entitled The Isis Crisis and the Development of International Humanitarian Law.
  • Aug 24

    Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium — Savannah, GA

    Access Group Legal Education Research Symposium — Savannah, GA
    Access Group presents its inaugural Legal Education Research Symposium Nov. 8-9, 2015. Access Group’s 2015 Legal Education Research Symposium offers law school deans, administrators, faculty and researchers from across the...
  • Aug 24

    Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers — Denver, CO

    Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers — Denver, CO
    The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS) at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law presents the 4th Annual Educating Tomorrow’s Lawyers Conference, Building on...
Rank this Week: 27

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library…

Judge Ben C. Green Law Library Blog

Features legal news and research guides. From Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

http://lawlibrary.case.edu/blog
  • Nov 9

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk

    New Law Review format on display at Circ. Desk
    The Case Western Reserve Law Review has put a lot of really solid work into the typesetting and page layout of their journal. Besides some real benefits for their operation in the pre-production process, this reformatting makes the Law Review…
  • Nov 8

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction

    The Day After – Looking at the Prediction
    The votes are still being counted in 27 states as of 5pm. However, the election has been called and President Barack Obama will serve an additional four years as President.
  • Nov 5

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction

    Election Maps — Nov 5th — Election Eve Prediction
    Last Tuesday I posted the information from four election map sites. I have posted at the end of this blog the information from today for those same sites. Not surprisingly, not one of the maps has gone completely unchanged.
Rank this Week: 72

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

CT Judicial Law Libraries' NewsLog

Covers recent legal developments, legal practice tools, and law library resources in Connecticut.

http://ersa.jud.ct.gov/lawlibnews/Lists/Posts/AllPosts.aspx
  • Aug 28

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/28/2015

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/28/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC19038 - State v. O'Brien-Veader (Murder; felony murder; kidnapping in second degree; prosecutorial impropriety; "The principal issue in this appeal requires us to determine when a…
  • Aug 27

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/27/2015

    Criminal Law Supreme Court Opinion - 8/27/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Criminal Opinions Body: SC19349 - State v. Dixon (Murder; "The defendant, Randy Dixon, was convicted, following a jury trial, of murder in violation of General Statutes § 53a-54a (a). On appeal, …
  • Aug 26

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 8/26/2015

    Juvenile Law Appellate Court Opinion - 8/26/2015
    Category: Recent Decisions;Juvenile Law Opinions Body: AC37652 In re Ariana S. (Termination of parental rights; motion to open; motion for order of notice by publication; "The respondent father appeals from the trial court’s denial of…
Rank this Week: 113

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

Covers legal news and resources. By the Servies Collection Development Department of the Hong Kong University Library.

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Aug 5

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (A)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Aug 5

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (B)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Aug 5

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (C)

    Law Journals – Table of Contents (C)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
Rank this Week: 115

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/
  • Aug 28

    Words, words, word

    Words, words, word
    Words - they are the tools of the trade as attorneys.  What a word means - a.k.a. its definition - can be crucial whether you are drafting an agreement or litigating a dispute. For those who want the latest technology, Black's Law…
  • Aug 27

    Drone Law: An Emerging Field?

    Drone Law: An Emerging Field?
    Technology advances, and the law must keep current with it. See, for instance, this article about recent legislation in California regarding trespass laws and their applicability to drones.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Aug 26

    Research Resource

    Research Resource
    The Law Library provides helpful online research guides, all created specifically for Hofstra Law students by our librarians.  Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
Rank this Week: 167

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

Dedicated to resources for keeping current and professional development. From Information Today, Inc.

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Aug 27

    How the New York Public Library digitizes its vast map collection

    How the New York Public Library digitizes its vast map collection
    “While much of the city’s mapping community is focused on creating something new, a great deal of energy also goes into recovering maps that are quite old. The New York Public Library, the spiritual heart of the city’s…
  • Aug 26

    Amazon e-book deal with NYC public schools postponed as blind advocates say it would leave out visually impaired student

    Amazon e-book deal with NYC public schools postponed as blind advocates say it would leave out visually impaired student
    “City education officials have shelved a $30 million deal to give students electronic books after advocates complained it would exclude the visually impaired. Online retail giant Amazon had been poised to land the groundbreaking,…
  • Aug 26

    Colombian Garbage Collector Rescues Books for Children

    Colombian Garbage Collector Rescues Books for Children
    “A second-grade education has not stopped garbage collector Jose Gutierrez from bringing the gift of reading to thousands of Colombian children. Gutierrez started rescuing books from the trash almost 20 years ago, when he was driving a…
Rank this Week: 141

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Law Firm Bottom_Line

Discussion on cost recovery, legal information services contracts and legal research training.

http://lawfirmbottomline.wordpress.com
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients ……
  • Dec 12

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law

    A Major Shift – Transforming the Practice of Law
    We at Cable&Clark have evolved over the years, adapting to change and market needs. Right now, we are going through a major shift in our business model — a model that changes that way we deliver our services to clients … Continue reading…
  • Nov 14

    Change anyone?

    Change anyone?
    Everyone knows that change is inevitable. For law firms and their law libraries, significant change has occurred over the last decade and will continue for the unforeseen future. Change is a necessity for survival. I’ve been an advocate of…
Rank this Week: 130

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Aug 28

    New Walkover collection titles – fiction

    New Walkover collection titles – fiction
    Take time in your busy academic schedule for some non-law, thought provoking reading. Each won coveted literary awards. Enjoy! PR9619.3.F525N37 2015 From the publisher:  “In We Are All Completely beside Ourselves,  author…
  • Aug 27

    Journal Staff Legal Research Guide

    Journal Staff Legal Research Guide
    Conducting a Source and Cite Check for a Journal?  Check out the library’s guide for journal staff.  It answers general questions about choosing a topic, preemption checks, locating and borrowing materials, and cite and source…
  • Aug 26

    Featured Database: Subject Compilation of State Laws – Fifty State Survey

    Featured Database: Subject Compilation of State Laws – Fifty State Survey
    Have you ever wondered where to find a comparison of state laws governing the proceeds from the sales of all those lottery tickets you buy hoping to pay off your student loans?  Or how various states’ laws on the use of cell phones…
Rank this Week: 260

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Aug 27

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Archived Versions of Pennsylvania Statute
    Ever need to see what a particular section of Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes Annotated looked like at a specific time? Jenkins has print versions of the statutes going back to 1930.  We also have pocket parts from 1969 forward. The…
  • Aug 18

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin

    Aviation Titles at Jenkin
    Celebrate Orville Wright's birthday this week with NASA, The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, Wright Brothers National Memorial Park, and other air and space organizations. His birthday, August 19, is recognized as National Aviation Day…
  • Aug 18

    The Pro Bono Road Show Is Coming to Jenkins!

    The Pro Bono Road Show Is Coming to Jenkins!
    In preparation for National Pro Bono Week, the Philadelphia Bar Association’s Delivery of Legal Services Committee is pleased to offer a Pro Bono Road Show and Interactive Fair introducing pro bono opportunities available in…
Rank this Week: 186

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Yale Law Library - Rare Books Blog

Covers historical and rare law books.

http://library.law.yale.edu/blogs/rare-books
  • Jul 27

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online

    "Evidence of Women" exhibit now online
    A digital version of the exhibit “Evidence of Women: Women as Printers, Donors, and Owners of Law Texts” is now available online through the library’s eYLS portal. This digital version includes the images and labels of all…
  • Jun 26

    New Law Library Exhibit

    New Law Library Exhibit
    Yale Law Library exhibit: “Evidence of Women” ———————————————— New Yale Law Library exhibit… EVIDENCE OF WOMEN: WOMEN AS…
  • Jun 24

    Get your suitcase ready.

    Get your suitcase ready.
    To help you pack for your summer travels, consider this list written in the front of a copy of Jacob’s Law Grammar, perhaps by Nathan Sanford himself. Some essentials: Table Cloaths 4 Cravats 2 Pair of Draws 2 Vests Pair of Stockings 2…
Rank this Week: 175

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/
  • Jul 11

    Sinking, fast and slow: Bifurcating beta in financial and behavioral space

    Sinking, fast and slow: Bifurcating beta in financial and behavioral space
    James Ming Chen, Sinking, Fast and Slow: Bifurcating Beta in Financial and Behavioral Space, available at http://bit.ly/SinkingFastSlow or http://ssrn.com/abstract=2629541: Modern portfolio theory accords symmetrical treatment to all…
  • Jun 9

    The promise and the peril of parametric value-at-risk (VaR) analysi

    The promise and the peril of parametric value-at-risk (VaR) analysi
    Tail risk — of a radically different variety James Ming Chen, The Promise and the Peril of Parametric Value-at-Risk (VaR) Analysis, available at http://www.ssrn.com/abstract=2615664 or http://bit.ly/ParametricVaR: Leptokurtosis, or the…
  • Jun 6

    Legal signal processing

    Legal signal processing
    James Ming Chen, Legal Signal Processing, available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=2614273 or http://bit.ly/DigitalSignalProcessing: It makes more economic sense to prepare for disaster in advance than it does to stage heroic relief efforts…
Rank this Week: 216

John Palfrey's Blog

John Palfrey's Blog

Covers intellectual property, politics and teaching. By Harvard Law Professor and Executive Director of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society John Palfrey.

http://jpalfrey.andover.edu
  • Jun 25

    Reflection

    Reflection
    Originally posted on American Civil Rights Movement Immersion Program:On reflection, the American Civil Rights Immersion Program maintained a three-pronged mission. To walk in the footsteps of the heroes of the historical Civil Rights…
  • Jun 12

    An unfortunate incident, a teachable moment

    An unfortunate incident, a teachable moment
    Below is a letter I sent to students and parents of Phillips Academy in response to an unfortunate incident involving a group of our recent graduates. On Sunday, we celebrated Commencement in our 237th year under blue skies. We graduated…
  • Apr 2

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf: The Teaching, Talent and Testing Edition, Spring 2015
    The long flights to and from East Asia this Spring Break afforded time to catch up on a stack of books I’ve been meaning to read for a while.  For this Spring’s Head of School bookshelf, I’ve selected a series ……
Rank this Week: 206

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

The Fred Parks Law Library Blog

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

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

    The 250th anniversary of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England

    The 250th anniversary of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College Archivist     William Blackstone was born in London July 10, 1723. After the deaths of his parents, he was raised by his uncle and received a classical…
  • Aug 27

    Throwback Thursday: Dial-up edition

    Throwback Thursday: Dial-up edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThe library's Westlaw terminal, circa 1981. The interface has changed a bit over the years.The fall semester of 1980 saw a big change at the South Texas College…
  • Aug 19

    Collection Spotlight - How to Locate Resource

    Collection Spotlight - How to Locate Resource
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Whether you are looking for a specific title or are researching a topic, the Library has the right tool for you!STELLA is our online catalog, and…
Rank this Week: 506

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Yale Law Library - News and Events

Covers library acquisitions, book talks, and administrative news.

http://library.law.yale.edu/news
  • Aug 28

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015

    Welcome to Yale Law School, Fall 2015
    Welcome to Yale Law School (YLS). We’re glad you’re here!
  • Jun 12

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea

    Magna Carta: History, Legacy, and Idea
    The Magna Carta is recognized as one of the most important documents in the history of the law. To commemorate the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta this three part exhibition highlights the document’s legal,…
  • Jun 11

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)

    New Acquisitions: Practica de Testamentos (1755)
    One of our latest acquisitions is a book I’ve sought for over twenty years, ever since my days at the University of Texas Law Library. It is Pedro Murillo Velarde’s Practica de testamentos (Mexico City, 1755), a pocket-size form…
Rank this Week: 434

BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

Provides news and views on matters of interest to the Brooklyn Law School community.

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Aug 26

    Women’s Equality Day and the XIX Amendment

    Women’s Equality Day and the XIX Amendment
    Amendment XIX of the United States Constitution, which reads “The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex,” was proposed to the…
  • Aug 21

    Welcome Back from Vacation!

    Welcome Back from Vacation!
    The BLS Library staff sends a warm welcome to both old and new students to the 2015 fall semester at Brooklyn Law School.   Here at the Library we hope to help you make it a successful and productive one.   Attention all New…
  • Aug 14

    Eighty Year Anniversary of the Social Security Act

    Eighty Year Anniversary of the Social Security Act
    Today marks the 80th anniversary of the signing into law of the Social Security Act by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. In his Statement Upon Signing the Social Security Bill on August 14, 1935, FDR said: “Today, a hope of many…
Rank this Week: 521

Regent Law Library

Regent Law Library

Features library and legal news.

http://regentlawlibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 25

    Welcome Law Students!

    Welcome Law Students!
    Welcome to Regent University School of Law!  The Law Library will play an important role in your law school education.  In addition to offering both individual and group study areas, the Law Library provides a physical…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome First Year Students!

    Welcome First Year Students!
    Welcome First Year Students! Law Library tours are being offered as part of Orientation.  Be sure to take advantage of this opportunity to learn more about the services and resources available to you!  A sign-up sheet will be…
  • May 13

    Bar Exam Resources!

    Bar Exam Resources!
    Taking the Bar Exam? Check out Regent Law Library's Preparing for the Bar Exam LibGuide! (http://libguides.regent.edu/barexam) The guide includes helpful information for EVERY state. Are you a Regent Law grad sitting for the exam in…
Rank this Week: 429

Lex Scripta

Lex Scripta

From the Dallas Association of Law Librarians.

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

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

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

    The USPTO Updates Patent Eligibility Guide

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

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

    Open Access Policy, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
    http://www.gatesfoundation.org/How-We-Work/General-Information/Open-Access-PolicyOn January 1, 2015, the Open Access Policy of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be effective for all new agreements. A two-year embargo will be in…
Rank this Week: 568

Hunter's Query

Hunter's Query

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

http://huntersquery.byulaw.info/wordpress/
  • Aug 20

    Welcome, Class of 2018!

    Welcome, Class of 2018!
    The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2018 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to…
  • Aug 18

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101

    HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101
    HeinOnline has just released a new, enhanced interface that is both modern and fresh.  If you are like me you probably loved Hein’s content, but did not love the awkward and sometimes confusing site layout. After listening to…
  • Jul 29

    New ProQuest Congressional Interface Launched

    New ProQuest Congressional Interface Launched
    On July 28th ProQuest Congressional launched its new interface. The fresh new look is both appealing and user-friendly. Some of the improvements include: Home page:quick starting points to help new users connect with popular content Search by…
Rank this Week: 474

Legal Research Plus

Legal Research Plus

By Paul Lomio, Erika V. Wayne, Kate, Wilko and George Wilson. The authors are law librarians and advanced legal research instructors at Stanford Law School.

http://legalresearchplus.com
Rank this Week: 486

Legal Informatics Blog

Legal Informatics Blog

Provides scholarly & professional commentary on legal information systems. By Robert Richards.

http://legalinformatics.wordpress.com
  • Mar 1

    Pausing

    Pausing
    There will be a temporary halt to new posts at Legal Informatics Blog until summer 2015, so that I can finish my dissertation. Many thanks for reading, and we’ll see you in a few months.Filed under: Algorithm
  • Feb 25

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie

    Land: Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologie
    Molly K. Land of the University of Connecticut has posted Participatory Fact-Finding: Developing New Directions for Human Rights Investigations Through New Technologies, forthcoming in The Future of Human Rights Fact-Finding (Philip Alston…
  • Feb 25

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource

    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin: Results, storify, links, and resource
    Tech for Justice Hackathon+ Austin was held February 21-22, 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA. The event was organized by the Internet Bar Organization. Video describing the results and winners of the event is available at:…
Rank this Week: 505

Out of the Jungle

Out of the Jungle

Thoughts on the present and future of legal information, legal research, and legal education. From Jim Milles, BJ Kaufman, Betsy McKenzie, Linda Ryan, Marie S. Newman, Greg Laughlin, Ann Puckett, Gail Daly and Jacqueline Cantwell.

http://outofthejungle.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 8

    Hints on Job Interview

    Hints on Job Interview
    (with thanks to Nancy Scott Hanway, in an article “A Foot in the Door at a Small Liberal-Arts College” at p. A23, in the Dec. 19 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education. I found many of her suggestions, tailored to applicants…
  • Dec 30

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!

    Who put the damn wind up the doctors' offices?!
    Have your doctors' offices gotten on the bandwagon yet? There is this new trend to have Patient Gateways. The gateway keeps increasing its security. Now, it's like trying to get into Fort Knox. 2-factor security, where I have to include not…
  • Dec 9

    Google Master Class MOOC

    Google Master Class MOOC
    A while ago, Marie posted here about teaching her students better Google searching skills. I was looking at what Google makes available and was thrilled to locate the excellent MOOC they developed on Power Searching and Advanced Power…
Rank this Week: 312

Fairly Used Blog

Fairly Used Blog

Discusses news in the Copyright and Fair Use industry, as well as updates to the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use site.

http://fairuse.stanford.edu/blog/
  • Dec 22

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

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

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

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

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

    Guidance on websites and copyright registration from the U.S. Copyright Office
    As part of its new draft Compendium of U.S. Copyright Office Practices, Third Edition, we have guidance on registration for websites.  The draft of the full compendium is over 1200 pages and covers publication, recordation, notice,…
Rank this Week: 516

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: 391

Depraved Librarian

Depraved Librarian

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

http://depravedlibrarian.wordpress.com
Rank this Week: 402

Law Library of Congress: Global…

Law Library of Congress: Global Legal Monitor

Covers legal news and developments worldwide. By the Law Library of Congress.

http://www.loc.gov/law/
  • Nov 19

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change

    United Arab Emirates: New Law Imposes Sanctions on Online Demands for Regime Change
    Communications and electronic information - On November 13, 2012, the United Arab Emirates amended Federal Law 2-2006 on electronic crimes. The amended legislation includes provisions that punish anyone convicted of using digital means to…
  • Nov 15

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law

    France: Approval of Same-Sex Marriage Draft Law
    Family - France's Council of Ministers (Conseil des Ministres, Cabinet) approved a draft law on November 7, 2012, that legalizes marriage for same-sex couples. The proposal gives such couples the rights usually assigned to marriage, as... The…
  • Nov 9

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law

    Egypt: Government Decides to Postpone Implementation of Real Property Tax Law
    Taxation - On November 4, 2012, Egypt's Ministry of Finance decided to postpone the implementation of the real property tax law (Law 196-2008 of June 23, 2008) until January... The Global Legal Monitor from the Law Library of Congress covers…
Rank this Week: 327

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

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

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 565

CM Law Library Blog

CM Law Library Blog

Seeks to inform the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law community about key legal education, research, practice, and law library news, with a particular focus on Cuyahoga County and Ohio as well as faculty research interests.

http://cmlawlibraryblog.classcaster.net/
  • Aug 28

    Student Medical Records & HIPAA-FERPA

    Student Medical Records & HIPAA-FERPA
    In an 8/18/15 “Dear Colleague Letter,” Kathleen M. Styles, U.S. Department of Education Chief Privacy Officer, advised colleges and universities that “without a court order or written consent, institutions that are involved…
  • Aug 27

    Congrats to our 1L Contest Winner

    Congrats to our 1L Contest Winner
    Lena Buttkus, and Rachel Byrnes won copies of Justice Anton Scalia’s book: Reading Law. Thanks for participating! Stop by Room 114 in the library to claim your copies. Students should also be looking forward to the library’s Open…
  • Aug 26

    eBook Study Aids Now Available Via Overdrive

    eBook Study Aids Now Available Via Overdrive
    The Law Library now has a large number of ebook study aids available via the Overdrive platform. The large number of titles include Gilbert’s, Q&A, Understanding (various areas of law), and Nutshells. Check them out and let us know…
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Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Aug 28

    Cocky’s Guide to the Law Library & IT

    Cocky’s Guide to the Law Library & IT
    Trying to remember something that you learned during orientation about the library or IT?  We’ve compiled a guide with all the relevant information you heard: Cocky’s Guide to the Law Library & IT! Learn how to: Reserve a…
  • Aug 17

    Welcome 1L

    Welcome 1L
    Today the University of South Carolina welcomes its new class of first year law students.  The students begin a three day orientation period, where they will receive introductory sessions on law school classes, professionalism, academic…
  • Aug 14

    US Embassy Opens in Havana

    US Embassy Opens in Havana
    The United States reopened its Cuban embassy today; it had been closed for over 54 years.  This occasion marks a huge step in the international relations between the two countries.  John Kerry, the first Secretary of State to visit…
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Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

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

    CALI Resources for Incoming 1L

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

    WELCOME NEW MASON LAW STUDENTS!

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

    GOOD LUCK ON THE BAR EXAM!

    GOOD LUCK ON THE BAR EXAM!
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Aug 28

    Welcome New Students!

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

    Library Tour

    Library Tour
    Learn about important resources that will help you get a quick start in law school.  These tours will be held: Monday, August 31 @ 1 & 4 pm Wednesday, Sept. 2 @ 1 & 4 pm Thursday, Sept. 3 @ 1 & 4 pm Tuesday, Sept.  8 @…
  • Aug 25

    Register Your Password

    Register Your Password
    Did you get an e-mail with your Lexis Advance, WestlawNext and Bloomberg Law registration codes?  If not contact Stefanie Weigmann.  Now that you have them register them.  They will be important for your entire law school…
Rank this Week: 2785

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Aug 28

    The Rights and Responsibilities of Self-Represented Litigant

    The Rights and Responsibilities of Self-Represented Litigant
    A few years ago I was doing some work for a professional association on guidelines for dealing with litigants without counsel and I was struck by the extent to which some legal professionals regard litigants without counsel as interlopers who…
  • Aug 28

    The Friday Fillip: Getting the Lead Out

    The Friday Fillip: Getting the Lead Out
      For the next while the Friday Fillip will be a chapter in a serialized crime novel, usually followed by a reference you might like to pursue. Both this chapter of the book and the whole story up to this point can be had as PDF files.…
  • Aug 28

    Envy in Law School (Or What I Learned From the Rock This Summer)

    Envy in Law School (Or What I Learned From the Rock This Summer)
    In the summer disaster movie, San Andreas, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s character scours earthquake-rocked California in a helicopter, plane and then speedboat to save his family members from fires and floods. We see him…
Rank this Week: 2643

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

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

    Fall hours begin August 31

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

    #MotivationalMonday: Listen to Coach

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

    New Law Library hours schedule starting July 27

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

Charlotte Law Library News

Covers research, books and library news. From the Charlotte School of Law library team.

http://charlottelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Aug 28

    Sunday Student Access to the Charlotte Law Library

    Sunday Student Access to the Charlotte Law Library
      Hours The Charlotte School of Law Library is open on Sundays from 1 pm to 10 pm. The Library User Experience (LUX) Desk is open from 2 pm to 8 pm. Reference Services are provided by a librarian from … Continue reading →
  • Aug 27

    How to Register for Bloomberg Law?

    How to Register for Bloomberg Law?
    Go to bloomberglaw.com Click on “Register for a law school account.” You do not need an activation code. Leave this box blank and continue filling in the required information. Fill in all the required information. Click on…
  • Aug 26

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorneys, October 9-10

    Reminder: Professionalism for New Attorneys, October 9-10
    The North Carolina State Bar Professionalism for New Attorneys is a MANDATORY CLE program that newly licensed attorneys must complete in their first year to meet CLE requirements. Date:           …
Rank this Week: 4403

National Indian Law Library --…

National Indian Law Library -- News

Covers Native American legal issues, published by the National Indian Law Library, a public law library devoted to federal Indian and tribal law.

http://nilllibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

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

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

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

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/21
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlUnited States v. Escalanti (Proof of Tribal Enrollment, Major Crimes Act)Harvey v. Ute Indian tribe of the Uintah and Ouray reservation (Civil…
  • Aug 13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/13

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 8/13
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2015cta.htmlKnight v. Thompson (Prison Hair Length Policies, Native American Religious Freedom)United States Federal Trial Courts Bulletin…
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The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Aug 27

    Finding What You Need in the Law Library

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

    ALERT Program

    ALERT Program
    The Law Library is rolling out a new program this fall called the Applied Legal Experience, Research, & Technology (ALERT) Program. The ALERT Program is a non-credit program that provides students with additional opportunities to learn…
  • Aug 20

    Taking Advantage of Law Library Resource

    Taking Advantage of Law Library Resource
    By Blake Williams and Zach Dalton Study Materials The Law Library provides several types of print and online resources that students can use to study and supplement course readings. CALI Lessons The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal…
Rank this Week: 4687

In Custodia Legis

In Custodia Legis

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

http://blogs.loc.gov/law
  • Aug 27

    Law Library to Commemorate Constitution Day with Discussion on Religious Freedom

    Law Library to Commemorate Constitution Day with Discussion on Religious Freedom
    In commemoration of Constitution Day, the Law Library of Congress will host a discussion about the importance of religious liberty in America and its historical connection to the U.S. Constitution with Princeton University professor of…
  • Aug 26

    An Interview with Noah Lapidus, Intern

    An Interview with Noah Lapidus, Intern
    Today’s interview is with Noah Lapidus. Noah has been working on the Indigenous Law Portal for several months as an LC Knowledge Navigators Intern. We have previously written about the Indigenous Law Portal several times, including an…
  • Aug 25

    Legal Aspects of Unmanned Systems – Part 1: Civilian Use

    Legal Aspects of Unmanned Systems – Part 1: Civilian Use
    Brave New World: Unmanned Systems and Us I have always been intrigued by technological advances. I am repeatedly amazed at the depth of human curiosity and ingenuity. Throughout history humans have developed machines to assist, and when…
Rank this Week: 4605

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

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

    Win . . . and Learn!

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

    Happy Birthday ADA!

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

    2015 Summer Research Challenge

    2015 Summer Research Challenge
    The post 2015 Summer Research Challenge appeared first on Mendik Matters.
Rank this Week: 2422

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: 2874

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

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

    August 27: Reminder of Library Hour

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

    Health Affairs eJournal now available

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

    Law Library Closed Friday, July 3

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

VALLTalk

From the Virginia Association of Law Libraries.

http://valltalk.blogspot.com/
  • Aug 27

    Happy Retirement to Joe Wynne!

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

    The Power of Connection

    The Power of Connection
    bySuzanne B. CorriellAssociate Circuit Librarian, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Library  This year’s AALL Annual Meeting theme of “The Power of Connection” was exactly what I needed as I transitioned to a new…
  • Aug 25

    The Law Librarian in the Broader World – Lessons from Legislative Advocacy Training and a Law Firm/Academic Librarian Round Table at the AALL Annual Conference

    The Law Librarian in the Broader World – Lessons from Legislative Advocacy Training and a Law Firm/Academic Librarian Round Table at the AALL Annual Conference
    by Kat Klepfer Reference & Research Services Librarian, University of RichmondThis was my first AALL annual conference as a professional librarian and I was very excited to attend the conference, not as a job-seeker, but as a…
Rank this Week: 4399

Law Library of Congress: Research…

Law Library of Congress: Research Reports

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

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

    Legal Status of Khat in Selected Jurisdiction

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

    Germany: Electronic Cigarette

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

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

    Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Islamic Law: A Bibliography of Works Published in English, 2009-2014. This bibliography contains English-language books and articles within books that discuss Islamic law. The…
Rank this Week: 2640

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Provides information and commentary for local legal professionals and lay persons on local legal news, neighborhood happenings, self-help resources, information about our collection materials, and other other legal tools and resources

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Aug 26

    Conceal Carry

    Conceal Carry
    The controversial subject of personal handgun conceal and carry has been rather prominent this summer in Minnesota. Besides a recent local incident that put the matter in the news, Minnesota now has reciprocity with North…
  • Aug 20

    John W. Boerner

    John W. Boerner
    John W. Boerner was born on August 16, 1874 at the Army post of Fort Hays, Kansas where his father was stationed. His family moved to Saint Paul, Minnesota when he was five years old.  His father initially worked as a…
  • Aug 12

    MSOP – A Look Back

    MSOP – A Look Back
    Now that Federal District Court Judge Frank has declared the Minnesota Sex Offender Program (MSOP) unconstitutional, a commission of leaders is planning what steps to take to make the program constitutional. It was strange timing when…
Rank this Week: 1054