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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/
  • Mar 5

    Bestlaw: Chrome Extension for WestlawNext

    Bestlaw: Chrome Extension for WestlawNext
    Earlier this week, BLAWg IN Bloom, the Indiana Law Library Blog, had an interesting post that could be of great help to Brooklyn Law School faculty and students who use WestlawNext. Titled Legal Research Tech Tool: Bestlaw, the post discusses…
  • Mar 4

    Staying Current Using Legal Blogs and More – A Good Practice for Both Lawyers and Law Student

    Staying Current Using Legal Blogs and More – A Good Practice for Both Lawyers and Law Student
    In order to adequately represent their clients, lawyers have an ethical obligation to “stay current.”  In short, this means lawyers should be aware of the current state of the law in both their specialty practice areas and…
  • Feb 27

    Spring Break Hour

    Spring Break Hour
    The Library hours for the BLS spring recess are: Saturday, March 7:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 8:  10am – 10pm Monday, March 9 – Saturday, March 14:  9am – 10pm Sunday, March 15:  10am – 12am…
Rank this Week: 2021

beSpacific

beSpacific

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

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Mar 5

    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream

    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream
    Rapid and Direct Encoding of Numerosity in the Visual Stream – Cereb. Cortex (2015) doi: 10.1093/cercor/bhv017 First published online: February 24, 2015. “Humans are endowed with an intuitive number sense that allows us to…
  • Mar 4

    A New Suite of FOIA Training Resources for all Federal Employee

    A New Suite of FOIA Training Resources for all Federal Employee
    DOJ: “The Office of Information Policy has developed new FOIA resources designed to train all levels of the federal workforce to understand their FOIA responsibilities. These new resources were developed as part of our commitments in…
  • Mar 4

    SIGAR Publishes Newly Declassified Data

    SIGAR Publishes Newly Declassified Data
    POGO – “This week, the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR) released a supplement to its January 2015 quarterly report to Congress. The supplement comes after the Pentagon’s change of heart about…
Rank this Week: 35

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
  • Mar 5

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie
    This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history of Anglo-American law. The Yale Law Library, home to the…
  • Mar 4

    Puzzles: Wedded bliss in the scrap heap

    Puzzles: Wedded bliss in the scrap heap
    Forget little bottles of bubbles or bags of candy, couples getting married in early-modern Germany printed books to celebrate the wedding.
  • Feb 11

    Welcome to our 2015 Rare Book Fellow!

    Welcome to our 2015 Rare Book Fellow!
    The Lillian Goldman Law Library welcomes Anna Franz as its 2015 Rare Book Fellow. Anna is our second Rare Book Fellow. She earned a Master’s in Library & Information Science from Wayne State University. She has a Ph.D. and M.A. in…
Rank this Week: 610

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 5

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie

    New exhibit: 250 Years of Blackstone's Commentarie
    This year is the 250th anniversary of the publication of Sir William Blackstone’s Commentaries on the Laws of England, the single most influential book in the history of Anglo-American law. The Yale Law Library, home to the…
  • Feb 18

    Sources For Statistical Data

    Sources For Statistical Data
    Lillian Goldman Law Library Research Skills Series Sources For Statistical Data February 25th / YLS room 128 @3:10PM This workshop will showcase commonly used sources of federal government and private industry data.   Covered…
  • Feb 16

    Library Tip: ExpressO Law Review Submission Service

    Library Tip: ExpressO Law Review Submission Service
    ExpressO is a law review submission service of bepress (Berkeley Electronic Press) by which scholars may manage and track paper submissions to multiple journals. The great majority of law reviews accept submissions either through ExpressO or…
Rank this Week: 456

Pappas Law Library Blog

Pappas Law Library Blog

From the Boston University School of Law.

http://bulawinteractive.org/libraryblog/
  • Mar 5

    A Few Books for Spring Break Reading

    A Few Books for Spring Break Reading
    Inspired by the blog at Mugar Library, here are a few books you might consider for reading for pleasure, diversion, inspiration–whether you’re heading for warmer climes or hanging out in Boston while the snow (hopefully)…
  • Mar 4

    Biographies of the Justice

    Biographies of the Justice
    Like most law school libraries, the Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries collect books about Supreme Court Justices, including biographies and analyses of their jurisprudence. New titles about the members of the Rehnquist and Roberts Courts…
  • Mar 3

    Finding the Best Way Certification Cla

    Finding the Best Way Certification Cla
    Is tomorrow! at 9 and 1 in room 335. Thursday! at 1 in room 335. Friday! at noon in room 335. See you there!
Rank this Week: 2573

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 5

    This Just In: Legal Guide for Dog Owner

    This Just In: Legal Guide for Dog Owner
    Are dogs property? Are dogs allowed in parks, airplanes, restaurants or hotels? What is pet insurance? What happens if your dog is involved in a custody dispute? These are some of the issues addressed in The American Bar Association Legal…
  • Mar 4

    Browse Examples and Explanation Series Study Aid

    Browse Examples and Explanation Series Study Aid
    Check out our recently updated album of Examples and Explanations study aids on Facebook. We have civil procedure, property, evidence, criminal law, legislation and more from this popular study series. You can find copies in AO66 & in the…
  • Mar 4

    Use Folders When Doing Electronic Legal Research

    Use Folders When Doing Electronic Legal Research
    Did you know you can use folders to organize and share your legal research on Lexis Advance, WestlawNext and Bloomberg Law? In Bloomberg, they are called “Workspaces” and can be found at the top and middle of your Bloomberg page.…
Rank this Week: 872

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 5

    Throwback Thursday: Women in Law Edition (part 1)

    Throwback Thursday: Women in Law Edition (part 1)
    By Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistSouth Texas School of Law Yearbook, 1928-1929, p. 10.March is Women’s History Month. It is fitting, therefore, that our first Throwback post of the month is of…
  • Mar 4

    Collection Spotlight - Texas Declaration of Independence Edition

    Collection Spotlight - Texas Declaration of Independence Edition
    by Barbara Szalkowski, Senior Catalog LibrarianNow Appearing in the Library!Texas formally declared independencefrom Mexico on March 2, 1836.The Library's collection is rich with materials inTexas history and Texas legal history.For…
  • Feb 26

    Throwback Thursday: Go Texan Memorial Edition

    Throwback Thursday: Go Texan Memorial Edition
    by Heather Kushnerick, Special Collections Librarian & College ArchivistThe Dons of South Texas: Professor Mussleman, an unknown staff member, Dean Bill Wilks, and Dean Sandra DeGraw, March, 1994.Tomorrow, Friday, February 27,…
Rank this Week: 1688

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 5

    Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance: Limited License Legal Technicians in Oregon

    Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance: Limited License Legal Technicians in Oregon
    Visit Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites for a news update on limited license legal technicians, including a link to the Oregon State Bar’s Board of Governors report: “Three Notable Updates on Non-Lawyers Providing Legal…
  • Feb 26

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)
    King County (Seattle, Washington) Law Library: Position Announcement: Public Services Attorney (link to full job description) Excerpt: “The Public Law Library of King County is proud to announce a new full-time, benefit position of…
  • Feb 26

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position
    Interested in finding out if you like being or working in law libraries? Curious about how law libraries are different from other types of libraries? Willing to shelve and shift books? Visit the Marion County Volunteer Opportunities webpage…
Rank this Week: 182

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Mar 5

    Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance: Limited License Legal Technicians in Oregon

    Non-Lawyer Legal Assistance: Limited License Legal Technicians in Oregon
    Visit Robert Ambrogi’s LawSites for a news update on limited license legal technicians, including a link to the Oregon State Bar’s Board of Governors report: “Three Notable Updates on Non-Lawyers Providing Legal…
  • Feb 26

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)

    Position Announcement: JD/MLS/A2J Public Services Attorney (Seattle, WA)
    King County (Seattle, Washington) Law Library: Position Announcement: Public Services Attorney (link to full job description) Excerpt: “The Public Law Library of King County is proud to announce a new full-time, benefit position of…
  • Feb 26

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position

    Marion County (Oregon) Law Library Volunteer Position
    Interested in finding out if you like being or working in law libraries? Curious about how law libraries are different from other types of libraries? Willing to shelve and shift books? Visit the Marion County Volunteer Opportunities webpage…
Rank this Week: 3563

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 5

    Superbrowse Option on WestlawNext

    Superbrowse Option on WestlawNext
    WestlawNext recently announced a new "superbrowse" feature, which pulls together summaries of a statute or regulation's entire chapter or subchapter text for you to review. When viewing a statute or regulation, click on the…
  • Jan 29

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored

    Lexis Printers Working; OnLAW Access Restored
    After the firewall work over the MLK weekend, we lost access to OnLAW (CEB practice guide database) and to our on-campus Lexis printers. We're pleased to report that both problems were resolved this morning, and you should be able to...
  • Jan 23

    USF Email Restored

    USF Email Restored
    It appears that USF personnel are receiving emails again. However, if you sent us an email yesterday and you don't hear back from us within one business day, you may want to resend the email to ensure we receive it.
Rank this Week: 1961

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: 644

The Blackacre Times

The Blackacre Times

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

http://theblackacretimes.com/
  • Mar 5

    Things to do in the Springtime in Atlanta

    Things to do in the Springtime in Atlanta
    by Murtaza Khwaja Springtime in Atlanta! One of the most beautiful times of year in the city is marked with not only a re-blossoming of flowers and return of color but also a vast array of events, festivals, shows etc. From the time-honored…
  • Mar 3

    Listen to Cases and Treatises on the Go!

    Listen to Cases and Treatises on the Go!
    Interested in listening to cases during your morning commute? How about freshening up your knowledge with chapters from a treatise or hornbook during your afternoon run? When juggling hefty casebooks or attempting to use your iPad on your run…
  • Feb 23

    Fair Use Week

    Fair Use Week
    This week, the Law Library and University Library are celebrating national Fair Use Week. This annual celebration highlights the doctrine of fair use, which is one of the exceptions of U.S. copyright law that allows teachers, students,…
Rank this Week: 2337

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Mar 5

    Canadians Create New Searchable Database of Edward Snowden Document

    Canadians Create New Searchable Database of Edward Snowden Document
    George Raine, a recent graduate of the Faculty of Information’s Master of Information program at the University of Toronto, has created the Snowden Surveillance Archive, a searchable database of all the publicly released classified…
  • Mar 5

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Roach on Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada

    Thursday Thinkpiece: Roach on Terrorism Prosecutions in Post-9/11 Canada
    Each Thursday we present a significant excerpt, usually from a recently published book or journal article. In every case the proper permissions have been obtained. If you are a publisher who would like to participate in this feature, please…
  • Mar 5

    Employer Harassed, Stalked and Threatened Employee Because of Sexual Orientation

    Employer Harassed, Stalked and Threatened Employee Because of Sexual Orientation
    In Graham v Shear Logic Hairstyling, an employee was awarded $11,400 representing general damages for denigration of her dignity and self-respect, and for psychological and emotional harm she experienced due to discrimination in employment on…
Rank this Week: 63

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
  • Mar 5

    Call for Speakers & Symposium: “How Money (in politics) Matters”–Cleveland, OH

    Call for Speakers & Symposium: “How Money (in politics) Matters”–Cleveland, OH
    Cleveland-Marshall College of Law and Cleveland State Law Review will be holding its Spring Symposium on April 17, 2015. The Law Review is soliciting presenters to participate in the Symposium....
  • Mar 5

    Global Conference on Environmental Taxation–Sydney, AU

    Global Conference on Environmental Taxation–Sydney, AU
    The 16th Global Conference on Environmental Taxation (GCET) will be held on September 23-26, 2015 at the Faculty of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. The theme for...
  • Mar 4

    March 5, 2015 Colloquia/Workshop

    March 5, 2015 Colloquia/Workshop
    Yale Law School – Workshop in Law & Finance Eric Hilt (Wellesley College) to present Investment Banks as Corporate Monitors in the Early 20th Century United States.
Rank this Week: 58

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Jenkins Law Library Blog

Covers technology and legal research.

https://www.jenkinslaw.org/blog
  • Mar 5

    Closed today, March 5, due to snow emergency

    Closed today, March 5, due to snow emergency
    Closed today, March 5, due to snow emergency. The CLE at 12:30 is cancelled.
  • Mar 3

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Tracking

    Congress.gov Now Offers Email Tracking
    Recently, the Library of Congress announced that users can set email tracking at congress.gov. According to the LOC: “Users can elect to receive email alerts for tracking: A specific bill in the current Congress: Receive an email when…
  • Feb 26

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline

    Jenkins On Your Desktop: ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline
    Check out the new ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals on HeinOnline! This collection features over 90 ABA periodical titles, including 44 titles previously only available to ABA section members. Select titles are available as full color…
Rank this Week: 614

Cocky Law Blawg

Cocky Law Blawg

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

http://blawg.law.sc.edu
  • Mar 5

    Celebrating Women’s History Month: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act

    Celebrating Women’s History Month: Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act
    In March, we celebrate Women’s History Month.  In recognition of this, we are taking a look back at the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act.  The Act arose out of a Supreme Court case. Lilly Ledbetter was an employee at the Goodyear…
  • Mar 4

    Getting to Know Your Law Library: Rebekah Maxwell

    Getting to Know Your Law Library: Rebekah Maxwell
    In addition to teaching in the first-year Legal Research, Analysis, and Writing program, Rebekah Maxwell is the Associate Director for Library Operations.  We asked her a few questions to get to know her a little better. 1. …
  • Mar 3

    ABA’s Little Book of ______ Law Serie

    ABA’s Little Book of ______ Law Serie
    Have you ever wondered about the legal ramifications of what happens when a restaurant receives a bad review by a food critic?  What about the coffee house craze; when–according to the law–is there too much of a good…
Rank this Week: 734

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: 750

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/
  • Mar 5

    Bloomberg BNA Launches Big Law Business Community Website

    Bloomberg BNA Launches Big Law Business Community Website
    Toby Brown and I got a sneak peek yesterday at Bloomberg BNA's new Big Law Business community site, and we liked what we saw. We all know that Big Law is big business, but there are very few resources out there from vendors that cover current…
  • Mar 2

    Movin' On Up!

    Movin' On Up!
    The legal market consolidated a bit more today in Canada as DLAPiper LLP announced that Davis LLP will be joining the Swiss verein's North American arm as its newest member firm in April 2015.  The Am Law Daily, summed up the change in…
  • Feb 27

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??

    RELX: Reed Elsevier, Lexis?? Wait... What??
    Okay... it's Friday. It's snowing in Dallas, and it's a bit slow around the office. But, when I saw that Reed Elsevier was going to change its name to RELX, I thought maybe it was a joke to draw attention away from the black/blue vs.…
Rank this Week: 460

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 5

    Nigeria Election Laws – Global Legal Collection Highlight

    Nigeria Election Laws – Global Legal Collection Highlight
    This post is part of our Global Legal Collection Highlights series. It is election season in Nigeria.  As I noted in my recent post, barring any changes to the schedule, Nigeria will hold presidential and National Assembly elections on…
  • Mar 4

    Women in History: Elected Representative

    Women in History: Elected Representative
    In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) we thought we’d try something a bit different for the blog. We asked the foreign law specialists, analysts, and interns at the Law Library of…
  • Mar 3

    Women in History: Voting Right

    Women in History: Voting Right
    In celebration of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day (March 8) we thought we’d try something a bit different for the blog. We asked the foreign law specialists, analysts, and interns at the Law Library of…
Rank this Week: 151

Library Stuff

Library Stuff

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

http://www.librarystuff.net
  • Mar 5

    Utah library helping to feed hungry children

    Utah library helping to feed hungry children
    “Libraries are a haven for many, including children and teens who need a safe place to go after school. Located within walking distance of several schools, the Utah Kearns Library, part of Salt County Library System, harbors 50-100…
  • Mar 5

    Stanford Library known as “UGLI” gets Levelled

    Stanford Library known as “UGLI” gets Levelled
    “Perhaps no building on any college campus has ever been so deserving of its acronym as the undergraduate library (UGLI) at Stanford University. Put up in the regrettable college architecture era of the 1960s, UGLI, is formally…
  • Mar 5

    Meet the Editors Fighting Racism and Sexism on Wikipedia

    Meet the Editors Fighting Racism and Sexism on Wikipedia
    “WIKIPEDIA’S GOAL IS to democratize the consumption and creation of knowledge. But dig into just who is creating content on Wikipedia—not to mention what kind of content they’re creating—and you’ll find…
Rank this Week: 399

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 5

    Judge Mary Louise Kla

    Judge Mary Louise Kla
    As Women’s History Month begins this week, it is timely to consider women who have shaped our judicial district. Just as people have noted that our historic judge portrait collection contains no non-white members, it is equally true…
  • Feb 25

    Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950)

    Charles Hamilton Houston (1895-1950)
    Earlier this month the Ramsey County Bar Association presented a CLE seminar: Leadership for Social Justice. As part of that seminar, the quiet leadership of Charles Hamilton Houston was highlighted. To close out African American History…
  • Feb 12

    Indigent Defense

    Indigent Defense
    The Pioneer Press recently featured the work of First Judicial District public defender Lauri Traub in defending Brian Fitch Sr.  Mr. Fitch was convicted earlier this month of first degree murder in the death of police officer…
Rank this Week: 3325

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 5

    Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Underway

    Boston Marathon Bombing Trial Underway
    Our previous coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing covered civil liability for defamation, the right to privacy, and criminal procedure. The trial finally started (after several motions to change venue over concerns about the ability to…
  • Mar 3

    The Latest in Copyright Litigation---A Round-up

    The Latest in Copyright Litigation---A Round-up
    Copyright infringement litigation is ubiquitous, perhaps because infringement is a relatively easy claim to allege, and there are big stakes so damages can be significant. From an economics perspective, the statutory damages rate…
  • Feb 26

    Heads Up! National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7

    Heads Up! National Weights and Measures Week March 1-7
    How many heads tall is the average man? What on earth kind of measurement is "a head?" Or a bushel? Or a fortnight? You know we love weights and measures here at the Moritz Law Library, and its a more pressing topic as drug laws…
Rank this Week: 1943

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/
  • Mar 5

    The Law Library is Closed Today, Thursday, March 5

    The Law Library is Closed Today, Thursday, March 5
    The Law Library is closed today. Alderman Library is currently reporting that they will be open from 10am to 10pm. Check the U.Va. Emergency Information web page for updates.
  • Feb 26

    The Constitute Project

    The Constitute Project
    Tunisia, Egypt, Fiji, Zimbabwe, Somalia, Libya, South Sudan and Hungary have all produced new constitutions in the past few years. Each of these constitutions arose in different political circumstances, but how, in general, does a nation…
  • Feb 21

    Mindfulness Meditations Break on Mondays and Wednesday

    Mindfulness Meditations Break on Mondays and Wednesday
    You’re welcome to 15-minute meditation breaks, every Monday at 3pm and Wednesday at noon in the Library’s Klaus Room (2nd floor). No prior meditation experience or registration required – just come on in, sit in a comfy easy…
Rank this Week: 1132

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 5

    Law Library Closed

    Law Library Closed
    Due to inclement weather the law library is closed today. The library will be accessible to law students and faculty via swipe card access only.Ernster, the Virtual Library Cat
  • Mar 4

    Healthcare Supreme Court Case: King V. Burwell

    Healthcare Supreme Court Case: King V. Burwell
    Today, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in King v. Burwell.  The question presented in this landmark case is whether the Internal Revenue Service ("IRS") may permissibly promulgate regulations to extend tax-credit subsidies to…
  • Mar 3

    Cybersecurity Law: An Emerging Field

    Cybersecurity Law: An Emerging Field
    With the news full of hackers invading corporate networks and massive breaches of consumer financial and other information, it is no surprise that cybersecurity law is coming into its own as a legal field at the juncture of law and…
Rank this Week: 2013

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 5

    Library closed 3/5

    Library closed 3/5
    Due to inclement weather, the Thurgood Marshall Law Library is closed today: Thursday, March 5, 2015.
  • Mar 1

    Library Closing at 6:00pm on 3/1

    Library Closing at 6:00pm on 3/1
    Due to the icy road conditions the Thurgood Marshall Law Library will close at 6:00pm on Sunday, March 1st instead of its regular time of 10:00 pm. The User Services Desk will be staffed while the Library is open. Please note that the…
  • Feb 25

    Oxford's U.S. Constitutional Law Database

    Oxford's U.S. Constitutional Law Database
    We are very excited to add the new Oxford University Press electronic resource U.S. Constitutional Law to our suite of databases available via Research Port on the library website. Designed as a comprehensive platform covering American…
Rank this Week: 1659

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

The BIALL Blog

The BIALL Blog

From the British and Irish Association of Law Librarians.

http://biall.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 5

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2015-2016 - Invitation for Nomination

    BIALL Election of Officers and Members of Council 2015-2016 - Invitation for Nomination
    Under the Constitution, there are annual elections for the posts of President and President Elect, which, in both cases, are for a duration of one year.  The current President Elect, Karen Palmer, will be elected as President if there…
  • Mar 2

    The BIALL Blog - new look and feel

    The BIALL Blog - new look and feel
    Notice anything different about the BIALL blog?We've refreshed the look with the BIALL colours and have a more dynamic layout for you to view posts.  The aim is to integrate it more fully with the website in due course.To subscribe to…
  • Feb 26

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate

    BIALL Legal Journals Award 2015 - 2 weeks to nominate
    Nominations for the coveted BIALL Legal Journals Award for 2015 close at the end of Monday 9 March 2015, so a little under two weeks remain for you to play your important part in:Recognising and rewarding excellence in legal serials…
Rank this Week: 1647

The Running Librarian

The Running Librarian

Covers legal publishing and web 2.0. By James Mullan.

http://www.therunninglibrarian.co.uk/
  • Mar 5

    Are you following the herd?

    Are you following the herd?
    I've been following the Above and Beyond KM Blog which is written by V Mary Abraham for some time now. In fact I can remember reading blog posts from this blog in my very first role in a law firm, which was some time ago now!Often V Mary…
  • Mar 3

    Finding the right fit for an enterprise social network

    Finding the right fit for an enterprise social network
    A lot has been written about the value that enterprise social networks (ESN's) can bring to organisations. From breaking down information silos, enabling individuals to ask and answer questions and improving the flow of communication within…
  • Feb 28

    Intranet design is becoming more lightweight

    Intranet design is becoming more lightweight
    As light as a featherAnother day, another article by Steve Bynghall, but this time from this own blog Two Hives. In the article called Intranet design is becoming more lightweight Steve looks at a trend amongst intranet design to build…
Rank this Week: 4298

Seattle University Law Library…

Seattle University Law Library INFO

Covers legal news, legal research and library news.

http://lawlibraryblog.seattleu.edu/
  • Mar 5

    Fending Off the Sharks: The Fight to Keep Consumer Protections in Payday Lending

    Fending Off the Sharks: The Fight to Keep Consumer Protections in Payday Lending
    Social Justice Monday – March 2, 2015 Submitted by Justin Abbasi, Law Library Intern Would you take out a loan with an APR of 391%? That’s what thousands of low and moderate income people end up having to do to cover unexpected…
  • Mar 4

    Today in Legal History: Constitution Goes into Effect

    Today in Legal History: Constitution Goes into Effect
    The Constitutional Convention was the result of intense negotiation and compromise, although it is said that George Washington, who was president of the assembly, spent much of that time fishing. One of the central controversies was the form…
  • Mar 3

    The Rule Against Perpetuities explained?

    The Rule Against Perpetuities explained?
    Do you think the Rule Against Perpetuities is complicated? The rule is only a sentence or so but people have had difficulty interpreting it for more than a century. John Chipman Gray wrote an entire treatise on the rule. The 1915 edition has…
Rank this Week: 524

Collection Development Blog

Collection Development Blog

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

http://obelix.lib.hku.hk/cdblog
  • Mar 4

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance March 7, 2015

    Wiley Online Library Site Maintenance March 7, 2015
    There will be a scheduled maintenance for Wiley Online Library on March 7, 2015 at 5pm for up to 3 hours. We apologise for any inconvenienced caused during this period as access  will be disrupted.  
  • Mar 4

    Law Journals – Table of contents (March, 2015)

    Law Journals – Table of contents (March, 2015)
    Selected Law Journals: Table of Contents This list covers top ranked (A or A*) law journals selected from the ARC (Australian Research Council) ranked journal list and Asian law related journals of interest to the HKU community. Table of…
  • Feb 25

    ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015

    ProQuest upcoming maintenance on March 1, 2015
    On March 1, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of the products. The window is scheduled to begin at 11 AM and will last for five  hours. During…
Rank this Week: 103

Library Boy

Library Boy

Features legal research news. By Michel-Adrien Sheppard.

http://micheladrien.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Titles February 2015

    Supreme Court of Canada: New Library Titles February 2015
    The list of new library titles added to the Supreme Court of Canada collection for the month of February 2015 is now available on the Court website.The web page explains: "The Supreme Court of Canada Library lends materials from all but…
  • Mar 3

    March 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter

    March 2015 Issue of In Session: Canadian Association of Law Libraries' e-Newsletter
    The March 2015 issue of In Session is available online.It is the monthly e-newsletter of the Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) and contains news from CALL committees and special interest groups, member updates and events.
  • Mar 2

    SLA Webinar on Strategies for Showing Your Value

    SLA Webinar on Strategies for Showing Your Value
    The international information professional organization SLA (Special Libraries Association) is hosting a free "Partner Talk" webinar on March 26th from 2-3PM Eastern time that will tackle 5 Strategies for Showing Your Value to the C-Suite:…
Rank this Week: 1890

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 4

    Spring Break 2015 Hour

    Spring Break 2015 Hour
    Spring Break is just around the corner, and while you all stay home to study or vacation someplace colder (we’re looking at you, Ms. Visiting-family-in-Chicago and Mr. Skiing-in-Utah), the library will be opening a little later and…
  • Mar 3

    Law Library Closing at 9:30pm on Thursday, March 5th

    Law Library Closing at 9:30pm on Thursday, March 5th
    Due to a planned power outage, the Law Library will be closing at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 5, 2015. The All Night Study Room will be unavailable. We will reopen at 7:00 a.m. Friday morning. We apologize for the inconvenience.
  • Feb 2

    Reminder: Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research

    Reminder: Ross-Blakley Law Library Award for Exemplary Student Research
    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 get from family and friends if you win this…
Rank this Week: 1534

CS-SIS

CS-SIS

From the Computing Services Special Interest Section of the American Association of Law Libraries.

http://cssis.org
  • Mar 4

    CS-SIS survey

    CS-SIS survey
    The Communications Committee is looking for feedback from the membership.  Please let us know how you'd like us to stay in touch and let you know what's happening by taking this short 9 question survey:…
  • Jan 29

    Smartwatches in the library?

    Smartwatches in the library?
    Smart watches have been touted as the next must-have gadget. With several models available and Apple jumping into the fray this spring, what are they and what can they do?Besides serving as straightforward, traditional watches most of the…
  • Nov 26

    Skills Refresh

    Skills Refresh
    This is the time of year to be thankful that we have the opportunity (or perhaps just inclination) to work with a variety of technologies in law libraries. It can also be a good time to take stock of your current skill development and…
Rank this Week: 1665

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Vermont Law School's Library Blog

Covers legal news and information about the library.

http://vlslibrary.wordpress.com
  • Mar 4

    Library Spring Break Hour

    Library Spring Break Hour
    The library will be on shorter hours next week for spring break. Our hours will be: Friday, March…
  • Mar 2

    Where do you look when you look for scholarly full text environmentally related articles?

    Where do you look when you look for scholarly full text environmentally related articles?
    When it comes to researching in environmental articles, there’s a great resource you can’t miss. We recently added a new full text database to our environmental database collection.  It is Environment Complete by EBSCO.…
  • Feb 27

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15

    Proquest databases temporarily down from 10pm-3am, 2/28/15
    On February 28, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of their products. The window is scheduled to begin at 10 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and will last for…
Rank this Week: 1292

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 4

    ProView, Westlaw's ebook platform, updated

    ProView, Westlaw's ebook platform, updated
    Thomson Reuters has announced that it is in the process of revamping their ProView ebook platform "in anticipation of further platform enancements that will launch later this year". Something to look forward to! 
  • Mar 3

    ACBA Pittsburgh Legal Journal

    ACBA Pittsburgh Legal Journal
    The Allegheny County Bar Association has put the biweekly Pittsburgh Legal Journal onto a members-only accessible site (including the past years, search box, and indexes). Even if you have a subscription, you cannot access it - you must be a…
  • Feb 23

    EBSCO buys Yankee Book Publishing and GOBI

    EBSCO buys Yankee Book Publishing and GOBI
    News from the library world: EBSCO Information Services has acquired Yankee Book Publishers (YBP) Library Services, including the GOBI (Global Online Bibliographic Information)  platform. YPB and GOBI are relied upon by academic…
Rank this Week: 960

Un blog pour l'information…

Un blog pour l'information juridique

By Emmanuel Barthe.

http://www.precisement.org/blog/
  • 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…
  • Mar 1

    INPI c/ Infogreffe : du nouveau

    INPI c/ Infogreffe : du nouveau
    Dans le feuilleton Greffes de commerce c/ Institut national de la propriété industrielle (INPI) (ou Infogreffe c/ RNCS/Euridile) , Le projet de loi Macron (dernière version adoptée) pour la croissance et…
  • Feb 26

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle

    Informer et communiquer : 10 règles pour être en règle
    Je suis intervenu en clôture de la matinée d'étude "Le droit sans complexe" organisée par l'ADBS à la DILA ce jeudi 26 février 2015. Voici le "pitch" : comment respecter facilement et sans prise de…
Rank this Week: 4303

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 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Reeve
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DANGEROUS DRUGS DA 14-0252, 2015 MT 74N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. DEAN ANTHONY REEVES, Defendant and Appellant.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: Matter of X.V.H.
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – JUVENILE DA 13-0858, 2015 MT 73N, IN THE MATTER OF: X.V.H., A Youth.
  • Mar 4

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam

    UNPUBLISHED OPINION: State v. Adam
    The Montana Supreme Court has issued an Unpublished Opinion in the following matter: CRIMINAL – DUI-FELONY DA 13-0047, 2015 MT 72N, STATE OF MONTANA, Plaintiff and Appellee, v. ROY VINCENT ADAMS, Defendant and Appellant.
Rank this Week: 20

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/
  • Mar 4

    PLI - Free training!

    PLI - Free training!
    Practising Law Institute is a premier provider of continuing legal education.  Did you know that PLI regularly offers free web-based training?  Here's an example of an excellent program for law students enrolled in clinical programs…
  • Feb 25

    Need A Spring Break Read?

    Need A Spring Break Read?
    Spring Break is almost here!  If you're looking for a book to read on the airplane, at the beach, or even while enjoying a day without classes on the couch, the Law Library has something for you!  Stop by the Law Library's Popular…
  • Feb 23

    You vs. You

    You vs. You
    In a recent opinion handed down by the Utah Court of Appeals, citizens of Utah now have the right to sue themselves.  How you ask?  Just ask Barbara Bagley.  Bagley appears as the representative of the estate of Bradley M. Vom…
Rank this Week: 1300

The Goodson Blogson

The Goodson Blogson

News & Announcements from the J. Michael Goodson Law Library at Duke.

http://dukelawref.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    Financial Times Historical Archive Now Available

    Financial Times Historical Archive Now Available
    The Duke University Libraries recently subscribed to the Financial Times Historical Archive, a facsimile edition of the seminal British finance newspaper from 1888-2010. It's a searchable and browseable collection of every article,…
  • Feb 17

    NC Court Reports Digital Collection

    NC Court Reports Digital Collection
    The North Carolina State Library has completed its digitization project of official North Carolina Supreme Court reports. Although additional search features will be released later, the collection is now available at…
  • Feb 4

    The 19th Century Struggle for Civil Right

    The 19th Century Struggle for Civil Right
    [The following guest post was written by Goodson Law Library Reference Intern Aaron Kirschenfeld, who is completing a dual J.D. and Master's of Information Science at UNC-Chapel Hill in May.]The monumental changes in American law, let alone…
Rank this Week: 1409

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 4

    New series: Scanning Nuremberg

    New series: Scanning Nuremberg
    We’re pleased to announce a new series to our blog: Scanning Nuremberg. Scanning Nuremberg will share the observations and insights of Matt Seccombe, Nuremberg Trials Project Metadata Manager/Document Analyst, as he analyzes…
  • Mar 3

    New e-Resource

    New e-Resource
    The Harvard Library has an astounding amount of resources, with new titles coming in every day! For help efficiently navigating it all, make an appointment to meet with a librarian or contact the Reference Desk. Among our newest e-resources:…
  • Feb 27

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case

    Downton Abbey and the Campbell Divorce Case
    Post by Mary Person and Meg Kribble Warning: this post contains spoilers through the February 22 broadcast of Downton Abbey in the United States! Like many of you, we at the library enjoy watching and discussing the ITV/PBS…
Rank this Week: 1616

Class Action Countermeasures

Class Action Countermeasures

Covers class action defense. By McGuireWoods LLP.

http://www.classactioncountermeasures.com
  • Mar 4

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Ascertainability

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Ascertainability
    The Subcommittee believes that drafting a formal ascertainability requirement is too difficult; it should try nonetheless. The final topic the Subcommittee has announced it will examine is the possibility of adopting a formal…
  • Feb 18

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Issue Certification and Rule 23(c)(4)

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Issue Certification and Rule 23(c)(4)
    The Advisory Committee should clarify the role of issue certification, by reinforcing that issue certification is only appropriate when a class is otherwise certifiable under Rule 23.   One of the Advisory Committee’s…
  • Feb 11

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Merits Inquiry

    Rule 23 Study Agenda – Merits Inquiry
    The Advisory Committee has signaled that the merits inquiry is a “back burner” issue for the next Rule 23 amendments.  Perhaps they should nudge it towards the front.   The role of the merits inquiry at…
Rank this Week: 2389

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law…

Strictly Legal - The Birkbeck Law Librarian's Blog

Features library news, tips on new resources, links to useful web sites and more.

http://birkbecklibrarylaw.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 4

    European Sources Online - useful for those studying EU Law

    European Sources Online - useful for those studying EU Law
    European Sources Online is based at Cardiff University and contains a range of useful information about the EU and its workings. It's free to access, and definitely worth a look if you're currently studying EU Law.  A recent email I…
  • Feb 12

    Law Reports added to LexisLibrary

    Law Reports added to LexisLibrary
    The Industrial Cases Reports (1972 - present) and the Weekly Law Reports (1975 - present) have been added to LexisLibrary this week. Previously both sets were only available via Westlaw UK, and this is still the place to go for Weekly…
  • Feb 10

    Wellcome Collection Exhibition - Forensics: the anatomy of crime

    Wellcome Collection Exhibition - Forensics: the anatomy of crime
    From 26th February - 21st June, the Wellcome Collection (just a few minutes walk from Birkbeck, on the Euston Road) will be hosting Forensics: the anatomy of crime, a free exhibition that will explore the history, science and art of forensic…
Rank this Week: 4393

Old Fox's KM blotter

Old Fox's KM blotter

Covers knowledge management.

http://0ldfox.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 3

    More Guns, Less Crime

    More Guns, Less Crime
    TALE  OF TWO CITIES----Kippis-----PaulA Tale of Two CitiesChicago, ILHouston, TXPopulation2.7 million2.15 millionMedian HH Income$38,600$37,000% African-American38.9%24%% Hispanic29.9%44%% Asian5.5%6%% Non-Hispanic…
  • Mar 3

    President John Quincy Adams on Islam

    President John Quincy Adams on Islam
    President John Quincy Adams on IslamPosted on February 23, 2015 by Dave Miller Filed under Bible, Christianity, Foreign Policy, History, Islam, Low Information…
  • Feb 25

    Good Stuff

    Good Stuff
    Read this linkRules Police Have to FollowAuthored by Ken LaMance, LegalMatch Law Library Managing Editor and Attorney at Law   inShareRules Police Have to FollowPolice officers work hard to ensure people are following the…
Rank this Week: 1671

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 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,…
  • Jan 22

    Hello from your new Student Services Librarian!

    Hello from your new Student Services Librarian!
    My name is Kim Mattioli, and I just started the New Year off with a new position as the Student Services Librarian here in the law library. I’m likely familiar to many of you since I’ve been working part-time in the library for…
Rank this Week: 461

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 3

    New Exhibits: Celebrating Cornell’s Sesquicentennial

    New Exhibits: Celebrating Cornell’s Sesquicentennial
    The law library has three new exhibits in the Gould Reading Room to coincide with Cornell’s Sesquicentennial celebration. The exhibits are:   Cornell at 2015: Celebrating 150 years at the Law School A showcase of memorabilia and…
  • Feb 27

    No Netflix, No Problem: House of Cards Seasons 1-2

    No Netflix, No Problem: House of Cards Seasons 1-2
    Unless you’ve been living under a pop culture rock (which in law school is highly likely) you know the third installment of the popular Netflix series House of Cards was released today. If you find yourself without a Netflix account but…
  • Feb 24

    New Books List for February

    New Books List for February
    Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for February 2015 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below. Foundational Texts In Modern Criminal…
Rank this Week: 1036