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beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Feb 9

    IRS Audit – Accounting and Controls Need to be Improved for Excess Collection

    IRS Audit – Accounting and Controls Need to be Improved for Excess Collection
    News release: “Ninety percent of the records in the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Excess Collection File (XSF) represent $4.75 billion in credits to which taxpayers no longer have a legal claim. This is a finding in an audit report…
  • Feb 9

    Executive Order – Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

    Executive Order – Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity
    “By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, and in order to enhance cybersecurity awareness and protections at all levels of Government, business, and society, to protect…
  • Feb 9

    President Obama’s new Cybersecurity National Action Plan

    President Obama’s new Cybersecurity National Action Plan
    “What is the President’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan (CNAP)? It’s the capstone of more than seven years of effort from this administration that takes near-term actions and puts in place a long-term strategy to ensure…
Rank this Week: 20

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
  • Feb 9

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davis v. Montana Patriot, LLC

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Davis v. Montana Patriot, LLC
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – JUSTICE COURT APPEAL DA 15-0331, 2016 MT 32N, CARL E. AND COLLEEN R. DAVIS, Defendants and Appellants, v. MONTANA PATRIOT, LLC, Plaintiff and…
  • Feb 9

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of T.A.D.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of T.A.D.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 15-0042, 2016 MT 31N, IN THE MATTER OF T.A.D., A Youth.
  • Feb 9

    OPINION: State v. Ballinger

    OPINION: State v. Ballinger
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 15-0544, 2016 MT 30, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN JASON BALLINGER, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 29

Pace Law Library Blog

Pace Law Library Blog

Covers criminal law, environmental law, immigration law, international law, law and technology, as well as special posts for law students, legal research and writing, and professional responsibility.

http://library.blogs.law.pace.edu/
  • Feb 9

    Congratulations to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team!

    Congratulations to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team!
    Our congratulations go to the 2016 Pace Jessup Team that competed in the 57th annual Philip C. Jessup International Moot Court Competition Northeast Regional Round. The team competed on February 5-6, 2016 in New York City at Shearman &…
  • Feb 4

    Black History Month @Pace Law Library

    Black History Month @Pace Law Library
    As we mark 40th year of National African American History Month, let us reflect on the sacrifices and contributions made by generations of African Americans, and let us resolve to continue our march toward a day when every person knows the…
  • Feb 2

    The Uniform Bar Exam Comes to New York in July

    The Uniform Bar Exam Comes to New York in July
    The Uniform Bar Examination (UBE) becomes a reality for New York bar takers in July 2016. The UBE is a two day exam, administered twice a year on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of February and July. The UBE is developed by the National…
Rank this Week: 1103

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for February 2016

    Supreme Court of Canada Hearings Calendar for February 2016
    The Supreme Court of Canada has published its calendar of appeal hearings for November 2015. To find out more about any particular case, the Court's website has a section that allows users to find docket information, case summaries as…
  • Feb 8

    BC Law Institute Starts Project on Cost Effective Ways of Hiring Lawyer

    BC Law Institute Starts Project on Cost Effective Ways of Hiring Lawyer
    The British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI) has started a Financing Litigation Legal Research Project to examine "a myriad of new, upcoming, and unconventional ways to hire lawyers for cost-effective representation, rather than relying on the…
  • Feb 4

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Rare Book Cataloguer Anna Bryan

    Interview With Law Library of Congress Rare Book Cataloguer Anna Bryan
    In Custodia Legis, the blog of the Law Library of Congress in Washington, has been running an interview series featuring members of the library staff. The series started in late October 2010.The most recent interview is with Anna Bryan, Rare…
Rank this Week: 757

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Feb 9

    Hoopla Announces Deal with Ingram

    Hoopla Announces Deal with Ingram
    “Library service provider Hoopla Digital today announced a new agreement with Ingram through which publishers working with Ingram’s CoreSource Plus digital distribution service can offer public library patrons instant access to…
  • Feb 9

    92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study find

    92% of college students prefer print books to e-books, study find
    “If you imagine millennials are just young people entranced by their cellphones or tablet computers, you might want to think again. According to a new study, 92% of college students would rather do their reading the old-fashioned way,…
  • Feb 9

    Queens Library goes after ex-CEO for $200G

    Queens Library goes after ex-CEO for $200G
    “Didn’t he have a library card? The ex-CEO of the Queens Library expensed books he bought on Amazon for his Kindle, the library says in court papers.The library filed the complaint about Thomas Galante in a countersuit to recover…
Rank this Week: 245

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/
  • Feb 9

    Trial Team Needs Volunteer Witnesse

    Trial Team Needs Volunteer Witnesse
    Have you ever wondered how to support the best Trial Team in Cleveland without donating money? Well you’re in luck! C|M|Law’s trial team is looking for volunteers to be witnesses to borrow a few friends to prepare for TYLA…
  • Feb 8

    Bloomberg Law Refresher Research Certificate Seminar Tomorrow

    Bloomberg Law Refresher Research Certificate Seminar Tomorrow
    The Bloomberg Law Refresher Research Certificate Seminar is tomorrow, February 8nd, 4:50pm-5:50pm, in Law Library Room A059.   Here are key points about the Law Library Research Certificate Seminars this Spring 2016 semester: You do not…
  • Feb 8

    Print Statutory Text Only in Westlaw

    Print Statutory Text Only in Westlaw
    As you know, the annotated statutes that you pull up in Westlaw may come with  pages and pages of references and annotations. While these research enhancements are useful, sometimes you just want the plain text of the statute. Save time…
Rank this Week: 597

Gallagher Blogs

Gallagher Blogs

Features library news and legal research tips. From the Marian Gould Gallagher Law Library of the University of Washington School of Law.

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

    Library Closed for Presidents' Day

    Library Closed for Presidents' Day
    Gallagher Law Library will be closed to the public this upcoming Monday, February 15, for the Presidents' Day Holiday. The Reference Office will also be closed. The Library will reopen per our usual schedule on Tuesday at 8:00 am.More…
  • Feb 3

    Low-income Washingtonians Need Legal Help

    Low-income Washingtonians Need Legal Help
    This fall the state Office of Civil Legal Aid published a new report (commissioned by the Supreme Court and prepared by a team at WSU) describing the frequency and type of legal needs of low-income state residents: 2015 Washington State Civil…
  • Jan 28

    Data Privacy Day

    Data Privacy Day
    Today is Data Privacy Day. According to Wikipedia, it began in Europe, with the Council of Europe's Data Protection Day. The date was chosen to mark the anniversary of the Council of Europe's Convention for the Protection of Individuals with…
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Law Library Blog

Law Library Blog

From the University of British Columbia Law Library.

http://law.library.ubc.ca/category/blog/
  • Feb 9

    New Books at the Law Library – February 9, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – February 9, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KD1752 .A5 2015 Geraldine Mary Andrews & Richard Millett, Law of Guarantees, 7th ed. (London: Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters, 2015). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KD7512 .S79 2015 Charles…
  • Feb 1

    New Books at the Law Library – February 1, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – February 1, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KE8440 .D44 2015 Ronald Joseph Delisle et al., Evidence: Principles and Problems, 11th ed. (Toronto: Carswell, 2015). LAW LIBRARY reference room (level 2): KD7177 .B8 2016 Edward Bullen et al. , Bullen…
  • Jan 25

    New Books at the Law Library – January 25, 2016

    New Books at the Law Library – January 25, 2016
    LAW LIBRARY level 3: KE602 .P39 2015 Julien D. Payne, Marilyn A. Payne, Child Support Guidelines in Canada, 2015 (Toronto: Irwin Law, 2015). Online access: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/ubc/docDetail.action?docID=11092599 LAW LIBRARY level 3:…
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Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Feb 9

    2017 Presidential Budget now available

    2017 Presidential Budget now available
    The Presidential budget for 2017 was recently released on Govinfo.gov, the new platform for all info from the U.S. Government Publishing Office. The full report is available to download as a PDF.  Analytical Perspectives and the…
  • Feb 3

    New E-Journal Finder

    New E-Journal Finder
    Various databases that Georgetown subscribes to may offer the journal you are looking for — so how do you find the one that does? Or the one that does that offers coverage of the year for the article you are looking for?…
  • Feb 2

    Wet Your Whistle While You Work

    Wet Your Whistle While You Work
    After climbing to the 5th floor of Williams Library, you may need to replenish your water supply.   Use one of the new hydration stations recently installed.  Thanks to our great team in Facilities, we now have 2 new hydration…
Rank this Week: 2317

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: 1297

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Feb 9

    Find Love in the Library

    Find Love in the Library
    As an early Valentine’s Day treat the Mendik Library once again offers this easy opportunity to WIN great study aids, texts, Starbucks gift cards, NYLS t-shirts, Lexis points, and other prizes (including a personally inscribed…
  • Feb 3

    The Natural Born Citizen

    The Natural Born Citizen
    There’s been a lot of debate lately about the citizenship of presidential candidates and the constitutional requirement that only a “natural born Citizen” is eligible for the Office of President.  You can find the…
  • Jan 27

    Group Study Room Policy

    Group Study Room Policy
    Please remember the policy governing the Mendik Library’s Group Study Rooms: Group study rooms are for groups of students to work on academic tasks.  A study group consists of two or more students, conversing in a normal tone of…
Rank this Week: 1445

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
  • Feb 9

    Animals on Trial: Formal Legal Proceedings, Criminal Acts, and Torts of Animal

    Animals on Trial: Formal Legal Proceedings, Criminal Acts, and Torts of Animal
    Trial of a Sow and Pigs at Lavegny, from The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the Calendar, Including Anecdote, Biography, & History, Curiosities of Literature and Oddities of Human Life and Character,…
  • Feb 8

    Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law

    Transition from the Lunar Calendar to the Western Calendar Under Chinese Law
    Today is the New Year’s Day on the Chinese lunar calendar (阴历, also known as the “rural calendar” (农历)). As explained in my previous blog post, Happy Lunar New Year!, the New Year’s Day…
  • Feb 5

    Not Another Baseball Post – Pic of the Week

    Not Another Baseball Post – Pic of the Week
    For today’s Pic of the Week, the blog team asked me to do something in honor of the Super Bowl this Sunday (as if writing about baseball meant I’d enjoy doing a football post instead!). So I went into our catalog and tried to find…
Rank this Week: 511

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Feb 9

    RIP Westlaw Classic and WestlawNext

    RIP Westlaw Classic and WestlawNext
    Earlier this month Thomson Reuters announced that WestlawNext has been renamed Thomson Reuters Westlaw “in light of Westlaw Classic’s retirement.” Hat tip to LLB readers who called the name change announcement to my…
  • Feb 4

    Good old fashioned WEXIS competition

    Good old fashioned WEXIS competition
    Just in case you haven’t noticed, the tab and sidebar war has returned for our very expensive legal search vendors. Without the branding could you tell which is WestlawNext and which is Lexis Advance? Ok, the key number symbol gives it…
  • Feb 2

    Commercializing AI: TR’s Watson Initiative to launch global financial regulation product by year’s end

    Commercializing AI: TR’s Watson Initiative to launch global financial regulation product by year’s end
    Among several other product announcements, Thomson Reuters Legal recently disclosed that it will release in beta the first legal product using Watson’s cognitive computing technologies by year’s end. On Dewey B…
Rank this Week: 2310

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

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
  • Feb 9

    The History of Black History Month

    The History of Black History Month
    Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, celebrates the contributions that African Americans have made to American history and recognizes the struggle for freedom and equality. Historian and former Dean of Howard…
  • Feb 8

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — February 8, 2016

    Links We Love Weekly Round-Up — February 8, 2016
    What a Million Syllabuses Can Teach Us Over the past two years, we and our partners at the Open Syllabus Project (based at the American Assembly at Columbia) have collected more than a million syllabuses from university websites. We have…
  • Feb 4

    Did You Know?

    Did You Know?
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Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Feb 9

    Tips Tuesday

    Tips Tuesday
    Here are excerpts from the most recent tips on SlawTips, the site that each week offers up useful advice, short and to the point, on research and writing, practice, and technology. Research & Writing Advice for Associates and…
  • Feb 9

    “Thank You”: The Two Most Important Keywords in Business Development

    “Thank You”: The Two Most Important Keywords in Business Development
    The friendly folks at SLAW remind us regularly when columns are due. On receiving one such reminder when I was at a family gathering, I asked everyone what I should write about next (my family happens to include five young lawyers). The…
  • Feb 8

    Dealing With a Self-Represented Litigant Who Really Needs Legal Advice

    Dealing With a Self-Represented Litigant Who Really Needs Legal Advice
    Self-represented litigants are a challenging reality in today’s legal landscape. In addition to the extra time and effort that can make dealing with a self-rep more expensive for your client and more frustrating for you, it seems there…
Rank this Week: 86

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 9

    How to navigate around Chitty on Westlaw

    How to navigate around Chitty on Westlaw
    Westlaw Chitty – How to search Chitty online 2016 Trying to view more than one paragraph at a time when searching Chitty on Westlaw? Click on the link above that shows you how to navigate and search Chitty effectively…
  • Dec 18

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour
    From Mon 21st – Wed 23rd Dec: The Library and IT Rooms will close early at 6pm  Thurs 24th Dec – Sun 3rd Jan:  CLOSED Normal opening hours will resume from Mon 4th Jan. (8.30am – 10pm)
  • Dec 18

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour

    Library and LRC Christmas Opening Hour
    The Library and LRC IT Rooms will be open on Sat 19th and Sun 20th Dec from 8.30am – 10pm. The Library will be staffed from 12pm – 4pm on both days. Mon 21st – Wed 23rd Dec: Early closure at 6pm…
Rank this Week: 4177

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 9

    SLG Supplier Forum 2016

    SLG Supplier Forum 2016
    The BIALL Supplier Liaison Group (SLG) is due to hold its Supplier Forum on 17 February 2016.  SLG would love to hear from BIALL members regarding any key themes or issues that you would like raised with the supplier representatives…
  • Feb 8

    CLSIG, SLA Europe and BIALL Graduate Open Day 2016

    CLSIG, SLA Europe and BIALL Graduate Open Day 2016
    The annual BIALL, CLSIG and SLA Europe Graduate Open Day will be taking place on Wednesday 6th April 2016 at CILIP for all library and information students, trainees and new professionals. As usual there will be speakers from a wide variety…
  • Jan 29

    BIALL Newsletter Sponsorship 2016-17

    BIALL Newsletter Sponsorship 2016-17
    BIALL is pleased to announce that the next raft of sponsorship opportunities for the BIALL Newsletter, issues published from May 2016 to March 2017, will be opened for expressions of interest at 9am on Monday 1st February and will close at…
Rank this Week: 1920

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 8

    Need Help with a Research Assignment? Chat With A Librarian!

    Need Help with a Research Assignment? Chat With A Librarian!
    Are you having trouble formulating a research strategy? Not sure what resources to use? Wondering what are the reference or …Continue reading →
  • Feb 3

    CALI Lesson

    CALI Lesson
    During the course of the semester, you may want to take advantage of CALI lessons to help you prepare for …Continue reading →
  • Feb 1

    Laptops in the Classroom

    Laptops in the Classroom
    The most recent in a string of articles discussing the effects of laptops in the classroom was recently published in …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 2472

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
  • Feb 8

    Estey Workshop on Business Law — Calgary, Alberta

    Estey Workshop on Business Law — Calgary, Alberta
    The Estey Chair in Business Law, College of Law, University of Saskatchewan presents The Future of the Public Company The Estey Workshop on Business Law on October 14, 2016.  For more information,...
  • Feb 8

    Intellectual Property Law CFP — Oxford, UK

    Intellectual Property Law CFP — Oxford, UK
    The Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre will host the 11th Annual Conference of the EPIP Association (European Policy for Intellectual Property), September 3-5 2016, at Pembroke College, University of Oxford.…
  • Feb 8

    CFP: Law in the History of Capitalism — Chicago, IL

    CFP: Law in the History of Capitalism — Chicago, IL
    The American Bar Foundation and the University of Chicago are co-hosting the Law in the History of Capitalism: A Conference on June 27-28, 2016, in Chicago, IL.  Junior scholars are...
Rank this Week: 23

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Feb 8

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!

    National Survey of State Laws now available on HeinOnline!
    Previous only available in print in the reference collection, now available both in print and on HeinOnline, National Survey of State Laws is an indispensable reference work provides an overall view of some of the most-asked about and…
  • Jan 20

    Library Instagram Contest – Show us what you love about our Library!

    Library Instagram Contest – Show us what you love about our Library!
    We know you love our library. So do we! Started last year, we created a library Instagram account to showcase our library’s happenings and services. Over there, you will see pictures and posts about the events we sponsored at the…
  • Jan 8

    Happy New Year and What’s New in the Library?

    Happy New Year and What’s New in the Library?
    Hope everyone had an enjoyable winter break. We the librarians are always exploring new research resources for various needs. Often we get questions like “I need statistics on…, where should I look?”. Beginning this year,…
Rank this Week: 1171

University of New Hampshire School…

University of New Hampshire School of Law Library Blog

Provides law library news.

http://library.law.unh.edu/blog
  • Feb 8

    Feb 8th: Law Library Closing at 3:00pm

    Feb 8th: Law Library Closing at 3:00pm
    The Law Library, with the rest of UNH Law, is closing today at 3:00pm. We are scheduled to open tomorrow morning at 8:00am. 
  • Feb 4

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursday

    Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursday
    Happy Thursday, everyone!  As the first installment of our new Throwback Thursdays section of the University of New Hampshire School of Law Archives, I thought I'd start with a riddle of sorts.  The photos below were taken quite a…
  • Feb 3

    Introducing the Gire Archive at UNH Law Library

    Introducing the Gire Archive at UNH Law Library
    Introducing the Gire Archive at UNH Law Library read more
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Legal Research is EASY

Legal Research is EASY

Covers basic legal research. By Bret Christensen.

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

    Tomaaato, Tomahto

    Tomaaato, Tomahto
    In today's news, we read where SCOTUS Chief Justice John Roberts sold upwards of $500,000 of Microsoft stock shortly before the SCOTUS agreed to hear a case involving Microsoft.  The champion of the Constitution (unless he's ruling on…
  • Feb 1

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence

    Word of the Month for February 2016: Domestic Violence
    For the record, during the months of November through January, the legal world, for the most part, slows down.  For the most part.  Today, we've had three domestic violence cases come through out doors and one of them involved a guy…
  • Jan 25

    Tell Me A Story

    Tell Me A Story
    The other day I had an attorney come up to me and asked if I would be a soundboard.  Seems attorney was going into trial in a day, or so, and needed some critique on their opening statement to the jury.45 mintues later, my brain had…
Rank this Week: 3810

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

3 Geeks and a Law Blog

Covers knowledge management, internet marketing and library sciences. By Greg Lambert, Lisa Salazar and Toby Brown.

http://www.geeklawblog.com/
  • Feb 8

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show

    Teaching Technology: Deans’ Roundtable at Tech Show
    [NOTE: Please welcome guest blogger, Michael J. Robak, Associate Director/Director of Information Technologies, Leon E. Bloch Law Library, University of Missouri - Kansas City.] This year’s ABA Tech Show is from March…
  • Jan 28

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer

    The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Unicorn...err...Laywer
    I received multiple forwards of this article entitled "The Rise of the Tech-Savvy Lawyer." Apparently, I can't just enjoy things anymore. I thought it was a good article. I found much in it that I liked. A properly balanced individual…
  • Jan 12

    In the Age of Google, Law Librarians Manage Your Time, People, and Money

    In the Age of Google, Law Librarians Manage Your Time, People, and Money
    image [cc] Alex Proimos I saw mentioning of The Wall Street Journal opinion piece by Steve Barker, “In the Age of Google, Librarians Get Shelved,” this weekend, but didn’t actually read it until this morning. I found the…
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Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall…

Off the Shelf - The Osgood Hall Law School Library Blog

Covers developments in legal information and legal information technologies for research and practice.

http://libblog.osgoode.yorku.ca
  • Feb 8

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar

    Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar
    The library has organized a Lexis Advance Quicklaw webinar on Wednesday February 17th from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Here are some of the new features and functionality that will be highlighted in the webinar: Learn to search the broadest…
  • Feb 8

    Human Rights Law research guide

    Human Rights Law research guide
    New! We’ve added a Human Rights Law research guide to our Research Guides page. Use this guide as a starting point when researching Canadian, American, European and International human rights law.
  • Feb 8

    Recent Acquisitions, February 1 – February 8, 2016

    Recent Acquisitions, February 1 – February 8, 2016
    0 new acquisitions in Osgoode Hall Law School Library: Some books have cover images provided by Google. All other data © Osgoode Hall Law School.
Rank this Week: 3384

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
  • Feb 8

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation
    Modern academic dissertations are typically rather dull visually, consisting almost entirely of typescript. In early modern Europe, however, dissertations could be quite ornate. The Rare Book Collection recently acquired one of these, a 1692…
  • Feb 8

    Amistad - Rare Book Room presentation and Film Screening

    Amistad - Rare Book Room presentation and Film Screening
    Amistad, The Search for a New Haven: Abolition, Freedom, and the Law In Honor of Black History Month February 10th @ 6:00PM, Rare Book Room| 6:30PM, Rm. 120 | Dinner Served This Black History Month, on February 10th, the Yale Black Law…
  • Feb 1

    Library Tip: Study Aid

    Library Tip: Study Aid
    Casebooks are essential to your studies but let’s face it, sometimes you just want something short and pithy to explain concepts. We can help with that! The Law Library Study Aids collection is on L3 in the Reference Room. The…
Rank this Week: 223

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
  • Feb 8

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation

    New on the shelves: an ornate dissertation
    Modern academic dissertations are typically rather dull visually, consisting almost entirely of typescript. In early modern Europe, however, dissertations could be quite ornate. The Rare Book Collection recently acquired one of these, a 1692…
  • Feb 1

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"

    New Yale Law Library exhibit: "Free Tom Mooney!"
    A hundred years ago, a bomb explosion was the pretext that San Francisco authorities needed to prosecute the militant left-wing labor organizer Tom Mooney on trumped-up murder charges. Mooney’s false conviction set off a 22-year…
  • Jan 13

    New on the shelves: Venetian decree

    New on the shelves: Venetian decree
    Cataloging is now complete on a significant addition to our Italian statute collection: two bound volumes containing 204 Venetian “Parte Presas”, dating from 1574 to 1655. A “parte presa” is an individual decree issued…
Rank this Week: 219

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

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

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 8

    Louis D. Brandeis at 100 – Influence on the 250 Legal Milestone

    Louis D. Brandeis at 100 – Influence on the 250 Legal Milestone
    This is this blog’s first post by a guest writer. The name Laura Rothstein should be familiar to anyone who reads this blog as it seems like I mention her in about every other post. She is Professor of Law and Distinguished…
  • Feb 3

    Editorial Cartoons About Brandeis’ Supreme Court Nomination

    Editorial Cartoons About Brandeis’ Supreme Court Nomination
    In honor of the 100th anniversary of Louis D. Brandeis’ ascension to the Supreme Court, I will be posting a number of collections of newspaper images and stories from Brandeis’ personal scrapbooks. For this post, I will be…
  • Feb 1

    The 100th Anniversary of Brandeis’ Nomination

    The 100th Anniversary of Brandeis’ Nomination
    January 28th marked the 100th anniversary of Woodrow Wilson nominating Louis D. Brandeis to the Supreme Court. It was an historic nomination in many ways. Brandeis was the second Jew to be nominated to the Court and the first to be confirmed.…
Rank this Week: 1800

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School…

Et Seq. - The Harvard Law School Library Blog

Covers library legal issues, legal information sources, and notices for the Harvard Law community. From the law librarians of Harvard Law School.

http://etseq.law.harvard.edu/
Rank this Week: 1040

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Feb 8

    Today in Legal History: Dawes Severalty Act Signed, Tribes Further Dispossessed

    Today in Legal History: Dawes Severalty Act Signed, Tribes Further Dispossessed
    On February 8, 1887, President Grover Cleveland signed the Dawes Act, dividing up tribal lands into plots for individuals to farm.  The effect of the Act was to weaken tribes, break up traditional families, and put Indian lands into…
  • Feb 1

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System

    Social Justice Monday: Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System
    Racial Disparities in Our Criminal Justice System: How Did We Get Here Social Justice Monday—Monday, February 1, 2016 Submitted by Jeanna McLellan, Electronic Services Assistant The United States incarcerates more people than any other…
  • Jan 29

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed

    Today in Legal History: First Librarian of Congress Appointed
    On January 29, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson appointed John J. Beckley as the first Librarian of Congress. Beckley was a political supporter of Jefferson and campaigned on his behalf. Beckley served as both the Clerk of the House of…
Rank this Week: 1381

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
  • Feb 7

    Head of School Bookshelf, Winter, 2016 Edition

    Head of School Bookshelf, Winter, 2016 Edition
    For the cozy Sundays in New England, with snow lying all around (as it is this morning in Andover, MA), here’s the line-up of books I have put out on the Head of School bookshelf for faculty at Phillips Academy: … Continue…
  • Sep 30

    Introduction of George H.W. Bush at All School Meeting, Phillips Academy

    Introduction of George H.W. Bush at All School Meeting, Phillips Academy
    This morning, President George H.W. Bush and Mrs. Barbara Bush surprised our student body by joining us for All School Meeting in Cochran Chapel at Phillips Academy.  The All School Meeting featured Mary Kate Cary and the film she…
  • Sep 23

    Head of School Bookshelf, Fiction Edition, Fall, 2015

    Head of School Bookshelf, Fiction Edition, Fall, 2015
    A few times a year, I share a booklist with the Phillips Academy faculty and offer up copies of the selections on a bookshelf outside my office.  I’m going with an all-fiction Head of School bookshelf for Fall, 2015. Last ……
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BLS Library Blog

BLS Library Blog

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

http://www.blslibrary.com/
  • Feb 5

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night

    BLS Library Pre-Oscar Movie Night
    During the week leading up to Oscar Night 2016, the Brooklyn Law School Library will host a Pre-Oscar Movie Night. The event showcases the Prof. Robert Pitler movie collection of more than 1500 DVDs. Click on the link to see the complete list…
  • Jan 30

    Watergate Revisited

    Watergate Revisited
    The 43rd anniversary of the January 30, 1973 convictions of former Nixon aides G. Gordon Liddy and James W. McCord Jr. for conspiracy, burglary and wiretapping in connection with the break-in at the Watergate hotel brings to mind the…
  • Jan 29

    Seminar Paper Workshop

    Seminar Paper Workshop
    Are you struggling with selecting a topic for your seminar paper or suffering from writers’ block? Help is on the way. At 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 4, Prof. Fajans and Librarian Kathy Darvil will run their semi-annual workshop on…
Rank this Week: 598

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/
  • Feb 5

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/05

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 2/05
    U.S. Courts of Appeals Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/cta/2016cta.htmlHayes v. Delbert Services Corp. (Payday Loans - Debt Collection) U.S. Federal Trial Courts Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/dct/2016dct.htmlWright…
  • Jan 29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/29
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.htmlPetition for certiorari in White v. Regents of the University of California, et al. (Federal Rules of Civil Procedure - "Required Party") was denied on…
  • Jan 25

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/25

    NILL added new content to the Indian Law Bulletins on 1/25
    U.S. Supreme Court Bulletin http://www.narf.org/nill/bulletins/sct/2015-2016update.html Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin v. U.S. (Limitation of Actions) was decided on 1/25/16.
Rank this Week: 596

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

Barco 2.0 : Law Library Reference

From the librarians of the Barco Law Library, University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://barcorefblog.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 5

    Hall of Justice, new database of criminal justice across the U.S.

    Hall of Justice, new database of criminal justice across the U.S.
    A new database called "Hall of Justice" was announced today by the Sunlight Foundation. According to the announcement, "Hall of Justice is a robust, searchable inventory of publicly available criminal justice datasets and research. While not…
  • Feb 5

    GPO Launches Beta of govinfo.gov, eventually to replace FDsy

    GPO Launches Beta of govinfo.gov, eventually to replace FDsy
    The Government Publishing Office has announced the beta launch of govinfo.gov, a new platform for federal government information that will eventually replace FDsys, GPO’s current digital archive, in 2017. According to the…
  • Feb 4

    Task Force on Federal Corrections issues sweeping report

    Task Force on Federal Corrections issues sweeping report
    The Charles Colson Task Force on Federal Corrections has issued a Report titled "Transforming Prisons, Restoring Lives" (132 p. pdf) that makes a set of recommendations to reform the federal justice system, enhance public safety, and save the…
Rank this Week: 1448

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Feb 4

    Delaware Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at Widener Delaware Law

    Delaware Supreme Court to hear oral arguments at Widener Delaware Law
    On Wednesday, February 10th the Delaware Supreme Court will hear oral arguments at Delaware Law. Three cases are scheduled for argument: 10:00 a.m. – Smith v. State – This is Defendant’s direct appeal from his…
  • Jan 22

    Library hours changed this weekend due to snow

    Library hours changed this weekend due to snow
    Hours update: Due to the snowstorm this weekend, the library will be open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, 1/23, and 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. on Sunday, 1/24.
  • Dec 23

    Law library closed for winter break

    Law library closed for winter break
    The law library will be closed for winter break, December 24 through January 3. We will reopen January 4th.
Rank this Week: 1234

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

MoreUs Law Library Blawg

Official blawg of the Arthur J. Morris Law Library at the University of Virginia School of Law.

http://uvalaw.typepad.com/library/
  • Feb 4

    Spring Introduction to Mindfulness for Law Students Workshop

    Spring Introduction to Mindfulness for Law Students Workshop
    Sign Up Now! Law school teaches you how to think like a lawyer. The UVA Mindfulness Center’s introduction to mindfulness enhances your law school learning by giving you tools to focus, retain information, communicate effectively, and…
  • Feb 3

    Welcome, Alex Jakubow!

    Welcome, Alex Jakubow!
    Alex Jakubow With the new year, you may have noticed a new face in the library. Alex Jakubow joins our research and reference team to support empirical legal research. Alex is skilled with data collection, cleaning and analysis. As law…
  • Jan 29

    A Video Tour of the Student Delivery Service (SDS)

    A Video Tour of the Student Delivery Service (SDS)
    Our latest video production by Bryan Kasik takes you behind-the scenes of SDS (the Student Delivery Service). Join the man behind the stack of books as he explodes all of the myths surrounding this popular Law Library service.
Rank this Week: 1960

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Feb 4

    Start your legal research with Jenkins' Resource Guide

    Start your legal research with Jenkins' Resource Guide
    Do you need help finding a place to start your legal research? Check out Jenkins' Resource Guides. Compiled by Jenkins' Reference Librarians, these guides highlight the sources available to Jenkins' members in the library and remotely on your…
  • Jan 28

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Prime Rate for 2016

    Jenkins' Research Tip: Prime Rate for 2016
    According to Pa.R.C.P. 238, the calculation of damages for delay is based upon the prime rate in the first edition of the Wall Street Journal for a particular year (see Pa.R.C.P. 238 for more detail on how rate is calculated).  A…
  • Jan 21

    Jenkins' On Your Desktop: First Series of the Regional Reporters on LLMC Digital

    Jenkins' On Your Desktop: First Series of the Regional Reporters on LLMC Digital
    LLMC Digital is a great member resource for historical materials. Their "Special Focus Collections" contain a variety of periodicals, reporters, and other legal reference materials. These include the first series of the Regional Reporters,…
Rank this Week: 307

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/
  • Feb 4

    Hugo O. Hanft

    Hugo O. Hanft
    Hugo O. Hanft was born in 1871 in St. Peter, Minnesota to Oscar and Anna Hanft.  Oscar was a tinmaker, and died when Hugo was only six years old.  Young Hugo attended school in New Ulm.  Graduating at age 16,…
  • Jan 29

    The OFP Comes of Age

    The OFP Comes of Age
    When it comes to the real-world application of a domestic abuse order for protection (OFP), the need for speed cannot be overlooked. This is why it was special news last week when the Minnesota Judicial Branch integrated OFP data…
  • Jan 22

    Restorations in Progre

    Restorations in Progre
    The huge, high-tech light pictured on the right is not part of a hospital- at least not in the traditional sense. This is one of the tools that one can see when they visit the Midwest Art Conservation Center (MACC).…
Rank this Week: 2558

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Feb 3

    Quelques listes de webscraper

    Quelques listes de webscraper
    Scraper un site web, c'est en extraire de manière ordonnée des informations, souvent sous forme de notices/fiches ou de tableaux de chiffres. Pour plus de détails sur la définition, voir Wikipedia. Pour mieux…
  • Jan 5

    Le JO numérique devient un outil de veille législative (partielle)

    Le JO numérique devient un outil de veille législative (partielle)
    Vu dans le Journal officiel Lois et décrets du 1er janvier 2016 (voir infra) : une rubrique Informations parlementaires, non vue jusqu'ici dans le sommaire du JO envoyé quotidiennement par mail par Legifrance. C'est une…
  • Jan 5

    Investissement socialement responsable, éthique et fonds : une thèse en droit unique

    Investissement socialement responsable, éthique et fonds : une thèse en droit unique
    Elisabeth Forget, L'investissement éthique : Analyse juridique (thèse 2013) 788 pages Presses Universitaires de Strasbourg ISBN 9782868206084 79 euros L'auteure est spécialiste des fonds d'investissement et des aspects…
Rank this Week: 4223

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: 582

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

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

    Submit to the Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition!

    Submit to the Eighth Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition!
    The Legal History and Rare Books Section (LHRB) of the American Association of Law Libraries, in cooperation with Gale Cengage Learning, announces the annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition. The competition is named in honor of…
  • Feb 2

    Certification Class: Social Media & People Research

    Certification Class: Social Media & People Research
    Ever needed to find an address, phone number, or social media profile for a person? Come learn how to use public records and  research strategies to locate birth certificates, property records, facebook profiles, and more! This class…
  • Feb 1

    Certification Class: Regulation

    Certification Class: Regulation
    Research in the regulations promulgated by administrative agencies is an important component of U.S. legal work. This class will augment what you learn in law school courses and will include finding regulations, working with the…
Rank this Week: 3100

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/
  • Feb 2

    Explore Content – Lexis Advance

    Explore Content – Lexis Advance
    Yesterday Lexis Advance released its Explore Content feature which allows researchers to browse sources by subject or by jurisdiction.  This is something I have been waiting on for a while as it allows a researcher to drill down to the…
  • Jan 27

    Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

    Almanac of the Federal Judiciary
    Law students looking to apply for federal clerkships will want to be aware of the library’s subscription to the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary.  Now available electronically, the Almanac provides biographical information for all…
  • Jan 7

    New ProQuest Databases Boast Expansive Collection

    New ProQuest Databases Boast Expansive Collection
    Indian Claims Insight Indian Claims Insight is a database covering 1789- present that allows researchers to trace the history of specific claims made by Indian Nations and access associated full text documents. The database includes compiled…
Rank this Week: 299

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/
  • Feb 2

    Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition

    Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition
    Have an interesting idea for a short article on a current legal issue?  If so, check out the 2016 Bloomberg Law Write-On Competition!  Ten students will have their articles published in a Bloomberg BNA Law Report and receive $2,500.…
  • Jan 29

    Every Day Really Is a Holiday

    Every Day Really Is a Holiday
    Did you know that today in Massachusetts is Thomas Paine Day [Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 6 § 15PPPP]? And if you happen to find yourself in Tennessee tomorrow, don’t forget to celebrate Franklin D. Roosevelt Day [Tenn. Code §…
  • Jan 19

    Researching corporate change

    Researching corporate change
    Do you need to check merger activity or corporate changes to a U.S. company back over the past 100 years?  Are you tracing activity of non-U.S. securities traded in the U.S.?  Check the Boston College Law Library's subscription to…
Rank this Week: 1408

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

Vancouver Law Librarian Blog

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

http://vancouverlawlib.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 2

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for January 2016

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for January 2016
    Five of Quickscribe's panel of expert BC legislation annotators provided annotations in January 2016: Stan Rule, Sabey Rule LLP – WESA Margaret Mason, Bull Housser & Tupper LLP – Society…
  • Jan 7

    #clawbies2015 Acceptance Speeche

    #clawbies2015 Acceptance Speeche
    In case you missed it, we've posted a roundup of blog reactions (a.k.a, the acceptance speeches) to the 2015 Clawbies winners reveal over at Stem News.
  • Jan 6

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for December 2015

    Quickscribe Annotations Update for December 2015
    Here's a quick look at the BC lawyers who contributed annotations to Quickscribe 2.0 in December 2015:Murray Campbell, Lawson Lundell LLP -  Pension Benefits Standards Act Daniel Sorensen, Sorensen Smith LLP – Employment…
Rank this Week: 975

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

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

    February Washington E-Bulletin

    February Washington E-Bulletin
    The February issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 02 A LOOK AHEAD Waiting for the FY 2017 Federal Budget Copyright Modernization Discussions Continue ACT NOW Sign Up for…
  • Jan 6

    January Washington E-Bulletin

    January Washington E-Bulletin
    The January issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2016, Issue 01 A LOOK AHEAD What’s to Come in 2016? ACT NOW Nominations for PAGI and Oakley Advocacy Awards due February 1 ROUNDUP AND…
  • Dec 2

    Washington E-Bulletin

    Washington E-Bulletin
    After a short hiatus, the Washington E-Bulletin has resumed publication. The December issue is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 10 A LOOK AHEAD Congress Sprints toward Finish Line White House Proposes…
Rank this Week: 686