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VLLB Linkblog

VLLB Linkblog

By Steve Matthews.

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

    Brainstorming Doesn't Work; Try This Technique Instead

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

    How to unshorten and shorten link

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

    Summer Student Training: How Much Is Too Much?

    Summer Student Training: How Much Is Too Much?
    Tips from Susannah Tredwell for designing a summer student training program, via Slaw.ca. The only thing I'd add is to show the students where the candy jar is, too -- gives them an extra reason to come to the library :)
Rank this Week: 3606

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/
  • Mar 26

    Tax Time – Researching State and Federal Tax Policy

    Tax Time – Researching State and Federal Tax Policy
    Founded in 1937, the Tax Foundation is an independent tax policy think-tank based in Washington, D.C. It is organized into the Center for Federal Tax Policy, the Center for State Tax Policy, and the Center for Legal Reform. The Tax…
  • Mar 25

    Citing to Wikipedia in Legal Scholarship

    Citing to Wikipedia in Legal Scholarship
    Should you cite to Wikipedia in a law review article or note? How often do authors do this? In a recent article in Canadian Law Library Review, Rex Shoyama examines Wikipedia citation in Canadian law journal and law review articles and draws…
  • Mar 24

    Professor Eric T. Freyfogle – Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Scholar

    Professor Eric T. Freyfogle – Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Scholar
    On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015, 5pm-6pm, Professor Eric T. Freyfogle will present the Cleveland-Marshall Visiting Scholar lecture “The Next 250 Years.”  America’s long embrace of individual liberty and equality has…
Rank this Week: 540

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
Rank this Week: 393

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Mar 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Computer and Technology Law Material

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: Computer and Technology Law Material
    Doing research related to computer law? Check out some of the databases available on your desktop through the Jenkins Member Center! Loislaw Treatise Library contains The Law of the Internet, Scott on Multimedia…
  • Mar 24

    Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition: Now on WestlawNext

    Black's Law Dictionary, 10th Edition: Now on WestlawNext
    The 10th edition of Black's Law Dictionary was published last year and is now also available on WestlawNext! Definitions can be searched on WestlawNext by dictionary term or definition text. Black's Law Dictionary can be found two separate…
  • Mar 19

    Jenkins' Historical Collection: George Wharton Pepper

    Jenkins' Historical Collection: George Wharton Pepper
    George Wharton PepperArtist: Cameron BurnsideGeorge Wharton Pepper (1867-1961) was a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, law professor, and politician. He attended the University of Pennsylvania (class of 1887) and its Law School (class of 1889)…
Rank this Week: 496

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

Delaware Campus Library Blogs

From Widener Law.

http://blogs.lawlib.widener.edu/delaware
  • Mar 26

    Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg advanced training

    Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg advanced training
    Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg are offering advanced training classes to prepare students for summer jobs & practice. Here’s the schedule: Bloomberg Thursday 4/2 at 2 pm & 5:30 pm in T503 Lexis Thursday 3/26 at noon in 237, at 2…
  • Mar 2

    Library spring break hour

    Library spring break hour
    The law library will be on shorter hours this week for spring break. Our hours will be: February 27        8 a.m. to 8 p.m. February 28        9 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 1         …
  • Feb 6

    Library catalog, databases, and interlibrary loan system down on Monday February 9th

    Library catalog, databases, and interlibrary loan system down on Monday February 9th
    Access to the library catalog, some library databases (Lexis and Westlaw will not be affected) and ILLiad will be unavailable for 2-3 hours beginning at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, February 9th.  Partial service disruptions may occur…
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Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Mar 26

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian
    Every working stiff needs a laugh and a boost on Friday-Eve morning (better known as Thursday morning) and we are no exception to that truth. So, we often turn to the Legal Research is Easy blogger who never fails to tickle ……
  • Mar 25

    Dockets and other Court Records Databases in Oregon Public Law Libraries: Update

    Dockets and other Court Records Databases in Oregon Public Law Libraries: Update
    This is an update to the previous 10/14 blog post: OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Libraries The following Oregon public law libraries have in-library public, or staff-assisted, access to OJIN, OECI, or ACMS (court dockets).…
  • Mar 23

    Law Practice: Ethical Duty of Technology Competence

    Law Practice: Ethical Duty of Technology Competence
    “13 States Have Adopted Ethical Duty of Technology Competence,” by Robert Ambrogi, 3/16/15: “In 2012, something happened that I called a sea change in the legal profession: The American Bar Association formally approved a…
Rank this Week: 1502

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

Features information about and links to Oregon Legal Research resources, in addition to comments about cases, statutes, and interesting events in the world of legal research and law libraries. By Laura Orr.

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com
  • Mar 26

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian

    My, My, My: Auntie Mame Would Have Made a Hoot of a Law Librarian
    Every working stiff needs a laugh and a boost on Friday-Eve morning (better known as Thursday morning) and we are no exception to that truth. So, we often turn to the Legal Research is Easy blogger who never fails to tickle ……
  • Mar 25

    Dockets and other Court Records Databases in Oregon Public Law Libraries: Update

    Dockets and other Court Records Databases in Oregon Public Law Libraries: Update
    This is an update to the previous 10/14 blog post: OJIN and OECI Access in Oregon County Law Libraries The following Oregon public law libraries have in-library public, or staff-assisted, access to OJIN, OECI, or ACMS (court dockets).…
  • Mar 23

    Law Practice: Ethical Duty of Technology Competence

    Law Practice: Ethical Duty of Technology Competence
    “13 States Have Adopted Ethical Duty of Technology Competence,” by Robert Ambrogi, 3/16/15: “In 2012, something happened that I called a sea change in the legal profession: The American Bar Association formally approved a…
Rank this Week: 154

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

Cleveland Law Library Weblog

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

http://suealtmeyer.typepad.com/cleveland_law_library_web/
  • Mar 26

    Tech Thursday: Recycling Your Old Computer

    Tech Thursday: Recycling Your Old Computer
    Have an old computer laying around the office? Don't just throw it in the trash, there may be sensitive files and information on the hard drive. Techlicious' Christina DesMarais' article "How to Safely Get Rid of an Old Computer" gives...
  • Mar 12

    Tech Thursday: PC Security Software

    Tech Thursday: PC Security Software
    There's hundreds of different versions of security software available these days. Which is the best for you? Kaitlyn Wells' article "The Best PC Security Software" breaks down the best free and paid software. You can read her article here.
  • Feb 27

    2 Law Schools Plan to Admit 10% of Their Law Students without the LSAT Test

    2 Law Schools Plan to Admit 10% of Their Law Students without the LSAT Test
    Bloomberg reports that the Law Schools at SUNY Buffalo and the University of Iowa are soon going to accept students who have not taken the LSAT. This move is based on recent changes to ABA accreditation standards that allow Law...
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Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Mar 26

    Efficient workflow…an essential skill.

    Efficient workflow…an essential skill.
    Looking for an easy way to mange your digital downloads? HeinOnline has just announced a useful enhancement to its database allowing users with a dropbox account to directly “drop” their files into their cloud storage. This is a…
  • Mar 23

    Researching International Arbitration

    Researching International Arbitration
    There are several different types of international arbitration: between commercial entities, between commercial entities and governments, and between governments.  The best resource for all of these is Kluwer Arbitration.…
  • Mar 20

    Locating Legal Articles Online

    Locating Legal Articles Online
    Looking for an article?  Consider checking out the Law Journal Library on HeinOnline.  This collection includes American Bar Association journals, U.S. law journals, and international law journals.  To access it, either click…
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Moritz Legal Information Blog

Moritz Legal Information Blog

Legal information and research resouces. By the Michael E. Moritz Law Library at Ohio State University.

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

    Airport Code Trivia

    Airport Code Trivia
    "Every airport has a unique three-letter IATA (International Air Travel Association) code. Some make sense if you know the city or the name of the airport and others, well, what the heck?" Check out the beautiful, engaging website,…
  • Mar 25

    Better Call Saul and Attorney Ethic

    Better Call Saul and Attorney Ethic
    Slate.com offers a Better Call Saul podcast that recaps and explores each week's episode. This week, a professional ethics attorney, Nicole Hyland, joins the podcast to discuss the ethics of the lead character's actions. Ms. Hyland joins the…
  • Mar 24

    10 Lessons You May Not Be Taught (but can learn!) in Law School

    10 Lessons You May Not Be Taught (but can learn!) in Law School
    The Lawyerist has a great list of 10 Lessons You Weren't Taught in Law School. Reading through the list, it's clear they lessons would be useful for practicing attorneys---or perhaps any new business person---but it's also clear there are…
Rank this Week: 37

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 26

    Moonlighting Created a Serious Conflict of Interest

    Moonlighting Created a Serious Conflict of Interest
    A Canada Revenue Agency employee’s moonlighting activities constituted a serious conflict of interest and, along with his subsequent insubordination, gave the employer sufficient cause to terminate the employee, the Public Service…
  • Mar 26

    So I Spend a Lot of Time Thinking About Clothes . . .

    So I Spend a Lot of Time Thinking About Clothes . . .
    When I taught a course on legal information last summer appropriate dress in a legal environment was a topic of some interest to those starting their careers. And as I find recent conversations about feminism and clothes to be quite…
  • Mar 26

    Delegation Communication: Questions Lawyers (Sometimes) Forget to Ask

    Delegation Communication: Questions Lawyers (Sometimes) Forget to Ask
    If you’ve worked in a law firm long enough, you’ve probably been assigned work in a way that left you confused (if not annoyed). When it’s time to delegate your own work, it can be a…
Rank this Week: 105

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
Rank this Week: 431

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

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/
  • Mar 26

    Access to Justice program

    Access to Justice program
    An interesting v recently discusses how courtroom innovations in New York and elsewhereare helping self-represented litigants navigate the legal waters. One example is an initiative in New York, begun by Justice Fern Fisher, called the Court…
  • Mar 20

    Proposal to make all .gov sites secure HTTP

    Proposal to make all .gov sites secure HTTP
    Federal News Radio reports that  the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of the United States has proposed a plan to make HTTPS the standard for all .gov websites. “The majority of Federal websites use HTTP as the primary…
  • Mar 17

    News on the Georgia State copyright case

    News on the Georgia State copyright case
    Publisher's Weekly reports that the lawyers for Georgia State University have filed a brief opposing reopening the record of the high-profile e-reserves copyright case that pitted GSU against several academic publishers (Cambridge…
Rank this Week: 70

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
Rank this Week: 72

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: 1978

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/
  • Mar 25

    Brown Bag: PACER Campaign with Carl Malamud

    Brown Bag: PACER Campaign with Carl Malamud
    Come hear about the Yo.YourHonor.Org campaign! Brown Bag with cookies Monday, April 6th, 12:30-1:30pm Lewis 214B, Harvard Law School (maps http://hls.harvard.edu/about/campus-map-and-directions/) Carl Malamud is visiting the library to talk…
  • Mar 25

    Faculty Book Talk: Gabriella Blum’s The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones? — Confronting A New Age of Threat, Wed. April 1 at noon

    Faculty Book Talk: Gabriella Blum’s The Future of Violence: Robots and Germs, Hackers and Drones? — Confronting A New Age of Threat, Wed. April 1 at noon
    The Harvard Law School Library staff invites you to attend a book talk and panel discussion in celebration of  Professor Gabriella Blum’s recently published book with Benjamin Wittes,  The Future of…
  • Mar 25

    Early English Manor Rolls Go Online

    Early English Manor Rolls Go Online
    Historical & Special Collections is pleased to announce that we have begun a multi-year project to conserve and digitize our collection of English manor rolls. The rolls came to Harvard over a century ago, purchased in 1892 and 1893 by…
Rank this Week: 1740

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 25

    Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observation

    Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observation
    Pelger, Markus, Large-Dimensional Factor Modeling Based on High-Frequency Observations (March 17, 2015). Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2584172 “This paper develops an inferential theory for factor models of…
  • Mar 25

    Reducing Poverty in the United State

    Reducing Poverty in the United State
    Reducing Poverty in the United States: Results of a Microsimulation Analysis of the Community Advocates Public Policy Institute Policy Package, Kye Lippold, March 2015 “A package of five policies—a transitional jobs (TJ) program,…
  • Mar 25

    The Importance of Addressing Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Sector

    The Importance of Addressing Cybersecurity Risks in the Financial Sector
    Sarah J. Dahlgren, executive vice president and member of the Bank’s Management Committee, head of the Financial Institution Supervision Group at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York – Remarks at the OpRisk North America Annual…
Rank this Week: 43

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

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

    Library Journal's Movers and Shakers 2015

    Library Journal's Movers and Shakers 2015
    Earlier this month, Library Journal released its 2015 list of Library Movers and Shakers:"Passion. Vision. Mission. These are just a few of the words that characterize the 50 individuals—and one organization—named 2015 Movers…
  • Mar 24

    Law Library of Congress Employees' Favourite Legal Word

    Law Library of Congress Employees' Favourite Legal Word
    The Law Library of Congress decided to survey its staffers to find out what their favorite legal terms or phrases are and why.Among the results are:recreational litigation per stirpesin custodia legisproprio motuamicus curiaeres ipsa loquitur…
  • Mar 23

    Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference September 2015 in Portland

    Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference September 2015 in Portland
    Librarians who handle inter-library loans will be interested in the Northwest Interlibrary Loan and Resource Sharing Conference taking place September 10-11, 2015, in Portland, Oregon at Portland Community College.The program will look at…
Rank this Week: 695

UB Law Library Blog

UB Law Library Blog

Features news from the UB Law Library.

http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/blog/law
  • Mar 25

    No One’s Forgetting the Alamo

    No One’s Forgetting the Alamo
    Everyone has a trigger. For Swifties, it’s erroneously calling out T.S. for poor grammar. For me, it’s saying that Tom Hagen is a superior (fictional, movie) lawyer to Atticus Finch. For Texans…well surely you remember the…
  • Mar 25

    Gearing Up for the Mitchell Lecture

    Gearing Up for the Mitchell Lecture
    We’re T-2 days from the 2015 Mitchell Lecture which means it’s time to get excited. If you need something to carry you over until Who Rules Big Data, you should check out some of the scholarship from the speakers. Virginia…
  • Mar 12

    Spring Recess at the Law Library

    Spring Recess at the Law Library
    The Law Library will be open on the following schedule during Spring Recess, March 14-March 21: Saturday-Sunday 3/14-3/15 = Closed Monday-Friday 3/16-3/20 = 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday 3/21 = Closed Sunday 3/22 = 10:00 a.m. –…
Rank this Week: 1080

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Mar 25

    ISKO - Findability and information management in the corporate workplace

    ISKO - Findability and information management in the corporate workplace
    Yesterday I was lucky enough to be able to attend not one but two Knowledge Management events. The first was the 4th Knowledge Management Forum 2015, which was organised by Practical Law Company and Thomson Reuters. I will blog about…
  • Mar 17

    Developing your intranet manager career

    Developing your intranet manager career
    Mark Morell, formerly of BT has written an interesting post on the Clearbox blog called "Developing your intranet manager career: it's all about partnerships" In the post Mark describes how the opportunities for organisations to develop their…
  • Mar 13

    5 priorities for intranet managers in 2015

    5 priorities for intranet managers in 2015
    5 is the magic number, or is that 3?Elizabeth Marsh of the digital workplace group has written a very interesting post on LinkedIn, which looks at the priorities identified by Digitial Workplace members for 2015. In her article she looks at…
Rank this Week: 3869

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law…

BLAWg IN Bloom: The Indiana Law Library Blog

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

http://www.law.indiana.edu/lawlibrary/blawg
  • Mar 25

    Foreign Relations Materials from the U.S. Department of State

    Foreign Relations Materials from the U.S. Department of State
    Follow the U.S. Department of State Office of the Historian on Twitter for updates on researching foreign relations, foreign policy, and Department of State records.  For example, check out this informative tweet about their index to…
  • Mar 3

    Legal Research Tech Tool: Bestlaw

    Legal Research Tech Tool: Bestlaw
    One of the toughest skills to master in legal research is cost-effective research techniques.  With your law school accounts, you have the luxury to play around and explore without any fiscal consequences, but when you or your employer…
  • Jan 26

    Opportunity for Students—32nd Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition

    Opportunity for Students—32nd Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition
    Attention students! The Planning and Law Division of the American Planning Association has announced the 32nd Annual Smith-Babcock-Williams Student Writing Competition. The Division will be accepting papers that are on the topics of planning,…
Rank this Week: 3552

AALL's Washington Blawg

AALL's Washington Blawg

From the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://aallwash.wordpress.com
  • Mar 25

    AALL Joins Broad Coalition to Urge Surveillance Reform by June 1 Deadline

    AALL Joins Broad Coalition to Urge Surveillance Reform by June 1 Deadline
    By Elizabeth Holland In a letter signed by more than 45 privacy advocates, tech companies, and professional and trade associations, AALL today urged significant reform of our nation’s surveillance laws. Addressed to President Obama,…
  • Mar 18

    Today’s the Day! Participate in AALL’s Law Librarian Day of Action

    Today’s the Day! Participate in AALL’s Law Librarian Day of Action
    By Elizabeth Holland Today, nearly two dozen of your law librarian colleagues will meet with their members of Congress on Capitol Hill to discuss the most pressing issues affecting your profession. In 5 minutes or less, you can help to…
  • Mar 2

    March Washington E-Bulletin

    March Washington E-Bulletin
    The March issue of the Washington E-Bulletin is available now on AALLNET. IN THIS ISSUE Vol. 2015, Issue 03 *AALL Lobby Day Special Edition* A LOOK AHEAD Lobby Day Legislation ACT NOW Join Us March 18! AALL IN THE STATES UELMA Bill…
Rank this Week: 3638

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/
  • Mar 25

    Summer Access to Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law

    Summer Access to Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg Law
    Information on summer access to Lexis, Bloomberg Law, and Westlaw for students who are NOT graduating in May: Lexis has no restrictions on use over the summer, and you do not have to do anything to extend your password. Bloomberg…
  • Mar 24

    Law School News in One Place

    Law School News in One Place
    Looking for news from law schools? Check out the Law School News portal, created by Elmer of CALI, currently featuring 93 law school RSS news feeds in one convenient place. Users can search the portal or browse the alphabetical list of…
  • Mar 17

    Predatory Open Access Journals: Revisited

    Predatory Open Access Journals: Revisited
    To follow up on our May 2013 post written by Cynthia Pittson, Monica Berger of New York City College of Technology at CUNY, and Jill Cirasella, of Graduate Center also at CUNY, in their Beyond Beall’s List: Better Understanding…
Rank this Week: 1304

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Mar 25

    New: Global Guide to Same-Sex Relationship Law

    New: Global Guide to Same-Sex Relationship Law
    Check out this new comprehensive guide that analyzes same-sex relationship laws around the world.  Created by the global law firm Jones Day, it outlines the law of same-sex relationships in all U.N. recognized countries as well as each…
  • Feb 23

    Attention Legal Practice Student

    Attention Legal Practice Student
    Winter is nearly over and spring is just around the corner. If you are in LP, this means the deadline for satisfying your RSW requirement is coming closer and closer. To avoid being left out in the cold, please don’t wait until the last…
  • Feb 19

    Celebrating Black History Month: NYLS and the First African-American Newspaper

    Celebrating Black History Month: NYLS and the First African-American Newspaper
    Celebrating Black History Month has always taken on special significance at NYLS, particularly when you consider how closely entwined our community is with African American heritage. Consider, for example, our connection to the historical…
Rank this Week: 1379

Brian Huddleston

Brian Huddleston

Covers legal research, legal education and legal scholarship.

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

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

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

    Law Library Awards Spam

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

    Wikipedia and Case Brief

    Wikipedia and Case Brief
    Checking something in the computer lab, I saw a student left their Word document open - this is a screen capture of it - a noticed it had a lot of linked text and an option that most Word documents don’t have:And they had left the…
Rank this Week: 3588

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

Ross-Blakley Law Library Blog

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

http://lawlibnews.lawnews-asu.org/
  • Mar 25

    Deadline for Award for Exemplary Student Research is Fast Approaching

    Deadline for Award for Exemplary Student Research is Fast Approaching
    The deadline to enter is Wednesday, April 1st, 2015. Do you want to win $500?  How about $250?  Would you like to have your work displayed in the Faculty Publications Display Case?  How about all the pats on the back you will…
  • Mar 23

    Practicing Attorney Legal Research Panel TOMORROW

    Practicing Attorney Legal Research Panel TOMORROW
    What: Practicing attorney legal research panel.  Lunch from Potbelly’s Sandwich Shop provided. Who: All interested students are welcome.  Please RSVP if you would like lunch. Where: College of Law Room 105 When: Tuesday, March…
  • Mar 19

    HeinOnline On the Go

    HeinOnline On the Go
    A new app is available for HeinOnline!  The app allows you to view the database’s image-based PDFs, access content by citation, browse by volume, navigate a volume with the electronic table of contents, and use full advanced…
Rank this Week: 4373

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/
  • Mar 25

    Research Resources: Family Law Reporter (BNA)

    Research Resources: Family Law Reporter (BNA)
    If you are looking for a family law resource, try the Family Law Reporter (BNA).  Family Law Reporter provides access to court decisions, including those before the U.S. Supreme Court, as well as legislative and regulatory news,…
  • Mar 24

    RAND Health

    RAND Health
    If you need to research (or just have an interest in) health law, policy, or other health care issues, RAND Health resources are invaluable.  The RAND Corporation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization focused on policy research…
  • Mar 23

    10 Lesson

    10 Lesson
    The Lawyerist has an interesting post titled "10 Lessons You Weren't Taught in Law School".  I think some law schools actually do teach a few of the items in the list but most are life not legal lessons.  This list is:1.  How…
Rank this Week: 1136

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • Mar 25

    Communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF

    Communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF
    Un échange de mails sur la liste Juriconnexion permet de faire le point sur la communicabilité des notes émises par la DGCCRF : les notes de service de la DGCCRF ne sont pas communicables, contrairement aux notes…
  • Mar 23

    Le knowledge management (KM) en cabinet d'avocats : une synthèse

    Le knowledge management (KM) en cabinet d'avocats : une synthèse
    Ce qui suit est une synthèse sur la mise en place de systèmes de Knowledge Management (KM, dit aussi gestion des connaissances) réalisée par Laure Tarrade, documentaliste juridique suite à une question…
  • Mar 4

    Numérisation d'imprimés rares et anciens : méthodes, coût

    Numérisation d'imprimés rares et anciens : méthodes, coût
    NB : la pertinence des résultats de Google lors de mes recherches sur ce thème était moyenne, même en le "torturant". D'où la publication de cette liste. Ici, le truc qui consiste à lire les…
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Law Library of Congress: News and…

Law Library of Congress: News and Events

Announces programs hosted by the Law Library of Congress, including legal film series, speaker series, and recognition events.

http://www.loc.gov/law/news/
  • Mar 25

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates - Congress.gov Spring Cleaning
    Today on the Law Library of Congress blog, In Custodia Legis, the Law Library of Congress announced new spring features to Congress.gov including treaty documents, new default bill text, an updated appropriations table, more Browse options,…
  • Mar 10

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Magna Carta from Runnymede to Washington: Old Laws, New Discoverie

    Magna Carta Lecture Series – Magna Carta from Runnymede to Washington: Old Laws, New Discoverie
    Date: Monday, April 6, 2015 Time: 1:00 p.m. Place: Library of Congress, James Madison Building, Montpelier Room (LM-619), 101 Independence Ave. S.E., Washington, D.C. 20540 The final program of the Magna Carta Lecture series will feature…
  • Mar 9

    Job Opening: Law Librarian of Congre

    Job Opening: Law Librarian of Congre
    The Library of Congress is seeking applicants to the position of Law Librarian of Congress. The Law Librarian of Congress manages the Law Library of Congress, which houses the largest collection of United States and foreign legal literature…
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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
  • Mar 25

    China: Real Property Law

    China: Real Property Law
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new legal research report, China: Real Property Law. Individuals cannot privately own land in China but may obtain transferrable land-use rights for a number of years for a fee. Currently, the…
  • Feb 13

    Crude Oil Royalty Rate

    Crude Oil Royalty Rate
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Crude Oil Royalty Rates. This report lists royalty rates for crude oil production in selected countries where production occurs on lands owned or controlled in whole or part by the…
  • Feb 4

    Abortion Legislation in Europe

    Abortion Legislation in Europe
    The Law Library of Congress is proud to present a new report, Abortion Legislation in Europe. This report summarizing laws on abortion in selected European countries shows diverse approaches to the regulation of abortion in Europe. A majority…
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Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
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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/
  • Mar 25

    What's Cool in Tech: Office Len

    What's Cool in Tech: Office Len
    Have you ever wanted to convert your notes or brainstorming ideas from a whiteboard or blackboard and save them to your phone?  Well, Office Lens via Windows allows you to do just that!Office Lens trims, enhances and makes pictures of…
  • Mar 25

    Collection Spotlight - More Women's History Month

    Collection Spotlight - More Women's History Month
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!The Library's collection encompassessubjects beyond law.We close Women's History Monthwith these selections onwomen in politics and foreign affairs.
  • Mar 12

    Throwback Thursday: Women in Law Edition (part 2)

    Throwback Thursday: Women in Law Edition (part 2)
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistJudge Joe Kegans, 1927-1997Judge (Nettie) Joe Kegans, South Texas College of Law Class of 1957, pioneered the way for women in criminal law. Ignoring the fact that…
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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/
  • Mar 25

    Breaking into the Glass Box (Women as Jurors)

    Breaking into the Glass Box (Women as Jurors)
    Women’s History Month is drawing to an end, and besides celebrating women’s establishment as judges, we should also remember that women serving as jurors was not always a given. Minnesota eliminated all legislative gender…
  • Mar 18

    Legislative Focus on the Family

    Legislative Focus on the Family
    Family law is having its day in the current session of the Minnesota Legislature. To start, a bill that would have drastically changed divorce proceedings by allowing couples to end marriages outside the court captured…
  • Mar 11

    Laws in Translation

    Laws in Translation
    As Minnesota becomes more complex and diverse, administration of justice requires that people have access to language-appropriate legal resources. For instance, Minnesota law provides that court interpreters be appointed for persons…
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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
  • Mar 25

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward

    End of Tuition Day: The Importance of Gratitude and of Paying It Forward
    Today marks a special day in our academic calendar: it is End of Tuition Day.  From this day forward in the school year, everything is free for every student. What exactly do I mean by “free”?  And what do I ……
  • Mar 17

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13

    Weekly Highlights for Mar. 13
    Originally posted on CASE Blog:Check out this week’s advancement news worldwide, the latest CASE news, trending discussions on CASE communities and content shared by member institutions. Have something to share? Add it in the…
  • Dec 10

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson

    All School Meeting Address: Winter Welcome 2014 and Discussions in the Wake of Ferguson
    Good morning, Andover! Over the Thanksgiving break, I wrote to you all an email, asking that you take some time to understand what was happening in Ferguson, Missouri.  A few members of the community — a student and a parent,…
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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
  • Mar 25

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates – Congress.gov Spring Cleaning

    Treaties, Text, and Timely Updates – Congress.gov Spring Cleaning
    Since introducing Congress.gov in September 2012, we have continued to add the databases from THOMAS to the new system.  We launched with legislation, followed soon thereafter by the Congressional Record, Committee Reports, and…
  • Mar 24

    Legalese

    Legalese
    Looking for a good legal dictionary? Well the Law Library has over 4200 of them, covering countries and languages from Chinese to Estonian to Cameroon.  Many of these titles contain more than one language.  So you could even draft…
  • Mar 23

    Inside the Rosa Parks Collection

    Inside the Rosa Parks Collection
    The following is a guest post by Liah Caravalho, program specialist with the Office of Legislative and External Relations at the Law Library of Congress.  Liah’s previous contributions include: Magna Carta Event Celebrates…
Rank this Week: 507

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
  • Mar 24

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Speer
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0466, 2015 MT 93N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DANIEL EUGENE SPEER, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: State v. Hime

    OPINION: State v. Hime
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DECEPTIVE PRACTICES DA 14-0034, 2015 MT 91, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. HARRIS HIMES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 24

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan

    OPINION: Stokes v. Duncan
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Opinion in the following matter: CIVIL – BREACH OF CONTRACT DA 14-0483, 2015 MT 92, JOHN PATRICK STOKES, Plaintiff and Appellant, v. GREG W. DUNCAN and KATHLEEN M. GLOVER, Defendants and…
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CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
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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
  • Mar 24

    Advanced Google Searching Tomorrow!

    Advanced Google Searching Tomorrow!
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Find inner poise and confidence as you face the overwhelming and ever expanding Google universe of information. Law Librarian Jason Eiseman will guide you through getting the most out of your…
  • Mar 16

    Library Tip: New Morris Tool "Map It"

    Library Tip: New Morris Tool "Map It"
    Dear Students: Did you know that you can find where your book is shelved: In the library catalog, MORRIS, you can now click the “Map It!” button next to an item to see a map to your book. The system will show you a map of the…
  • Mar 9

    Wednesday! Foreign and International Law: Treaty and Other International Agreement

    Wednesday! Foreign and International Law: Treaty and Other International Agreement
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skill Series Wednesday, March 11, 2015 / 3:10-4PM YLS room: 128 Foreign and international law: treaties and other international agreements This workshop will cover: Researching bilateral and multilateral…
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The Competitive Edge

The Competitive Edge

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

http://blog.law.cornell.edu/library
  • Mar 24

    DVD of the Month: Compulsion

    DVD of the Month: Compulsion
    While our Popular DVD Collection features many contemporary titles such as Game of Thrones and House of Cards, we’ve also made it a point to feature classic titles that emphasize law, lawyers, public policy, and government. One of those…
  • Mar 18

    Celebrating Anne Lukingbeal Exhibit and Gallery

    Celebrating Anne Lukingbeal Exhibit and Gallery
    In honor of Dean of Students Anne Lukingbeal’s retirement this month and 37 years of service at Cornell Law School we have a new exhibit on display in the eating area just outside the Reading Room on the third floor of the law library.…
  • Mar 13

    Our Digital Repository Has a New Design!

    Our Digital Repository Has a New Design!
    Our digital repository Scholarship@Cornell Law has a new cleaner design that matches the look of our new website. Come check out the thousands of publications avalable from Cornell Law faculty and journals with our new look!
Rank this Week: 4372

ZiefBrief

ZiefBrief

Announcements, news and legal research tips & tools from University of San Francisco's Dorraine Zief Law Library.

http://ziefbrief.typepad.com/ziefbrief/
  • Mar 24

    Non-Graduating Law Students: Registering for Summer Access to WestlawNext

    Non-Graduating Law Students: Registering for Summer Access to WestlawNext
    If you are a non-graduating law student, you may extend your WestlawNext access during the summer by visiting the Westlaw summer registration web page and following the instructions. Westlaw has chosen to continue to restrict the settings in…
  • Mar 23

    Use Lexis Advance & Bloomberg Law At Your Summer Job!

    Use Lexis Advance & Bloomberg Law At Your Summer Job!
    We're winding down the spring semester, and many students will be starting summer jobs soon. We are really happy that both Bloomberg Law and Lexis Advance allow students to use their academic accounts for any summer research project. There…
  • Mar 12

    No Research Librarian Sat. 3/14/15

    No Research Librarian Sat. 3/14/15
    There will be no Research Librarian on duty Saturday, March 14.
Rank this Week: 908

TMLL Library News

TMLL Library News

Covers current affairs, legal research, statutes and weblogs. From the Thurgood Marshall Law Library at the University of Maryland School of Law.

http://umlaw.typepad.com/tmll_news/
  • Mar 24

    Sue McCartyis the March Employee of the Month

    Sue McCartyis the March Employee of the Month
    When faculty at the Francis King Carey School of Law need assistance with law review articles and other works of scholarship their first call is to Sue McCarty, JD ‘04. As managing research fellow at the Thurgood Marshall Law Library — a…
  • Mar 6

    Law Library Hour

    Law Library Hour
    Click here for the Library's Access Policy
  • Mar 6

    Rosetta Stone Provided by the Law Library

    Rosetta Stone Provided by the Law Library
    Starting this month, the Law Library will begin offering free access to Rosetta Stone, a leading provider of online language-learning services, to law students, faculty, and staff! Rosetta Stone is based on the idea that everyone has the…
Rank this Week: 3631

Guilford Centre Weblog

Guilford Centre Weblog

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

http://guildfordlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 24

    Pfp2 -eResources on the Library Services Portal

    Pfp2 -eResources on the Library Services Portal
    Don’t forget to look at the following when researching your subject: eResources by Subject – All resources; books, commentary, journals, law reports and websites divided into subject e.g. Family, Employment, Intellectual…
  • Mar 24

    pfp2 – Finding bibliographic information on the database

    pfp2 – Finding bibliographic information on the database
    Many of you will be accessing books via Westlaw and Lexis Library when researching for pfp2. You will need details such as the full title, name and date of publication of the books for your bibliography. For books accessed via Westlaw go…
  • Mar 23

    Pfp2 – Referencing

    Pfp2 – Referencing
      As part of researching for your pfp2 essay or report you will be reading and citing numerous types of resources. Here are some tips when writing your bibliography: Follow the guidelines in your  GDL course handbook or assessment…
Rank this Week: 251

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal…

Shaunna Mireau on Canadian Legal Research

Provides tips on Canadian legal research.

http://mireau.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 24

    Celebrating achievment

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

    Getting Feedback

    Getting Feedback
    Between blogging at Slaw.ca, posting legal research tips at Slawtips.ca, and taking courses towards Lean Six Sigma certification, this poor blog has not had much attention in 2014.  Christmas is the traditional time for guilt trips.…
  • Jul 10

    New "small" for small claim

    New "small" for small claim
    The Alberta Provincial Court Civil Division monetary limit has been raised to $50,000 with this regulation amendment. Effective August 1, 2014 a small claim is not so small.
Rank this Week: 3595

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Mar 24

    Researching Legal Career

    Researching Legal Career
    The Researching Legal Careers guide points to resources about general career planning and covers career specialties such as elder law or tax law. You can also learn about business etiquette and how to interview successfully. Look for it under…
  • Mar 23

    Library Artwork: M.J. Anderson’s “Column of Light”

    Library Artwork: M.J. Anderson’s “Column of Light”
    One of the most visible pieces of art in the library is M.J. Anderson’s sculpture, Column of Light (2000), at the base of the stairs on the 2nd floor. Commissioned specifically by the Seattle University Law School in 2000, the statue…
  • Mar 20

    Baseball and the Law

    Baseball and the Law
    It’s almost Spring and with it, Spring Training for Major League Baseball. So what does that have to do with law? Apparently, quite a bit. Disbelievers can look at “Baseball and the American Legal Mind,” a book in our…
Rank this Week: 443