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Law Libraries Association of Alabama

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

    2016-17 Annual Report

    2016-17 Annual Report
    The 2016-17 Annual Report is now available for viewing.
  • Apr 5

    Spring 2016 Meeting

    Spring 2016 Meeting
    Save the date!The Spring 2016 Meeting has been scheduled for May 20th in Tuscaloosa.Details to follow soon.
  • Sep 28

    2015 Fall Meeting

    2015 Fall Meeting
    LLAA will meet on Friday, October 9 in the Great Roomat Cumberland School of Law, located in Memory Leake Robinson Hall at Samford University, 800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL  35229.   You may park in the Northeast parking…
Rank this Week: 2911

Oregon Legal Research

Oregon Legal Research

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

http://blog.oregonlegalresearch.com/
  • Aug 10

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)
    Your State of Oregon Law Library give you FREE access to NOLO publications and the FASTCASE legal research database: NOLO (aka Nolo Press): “NOLO provides access to full-text legal reference publications written for consumers that allow…
  • Aug 10

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)

    Free Access to Nolo Legal Self-Help Publications for ALL Oregonians (Fastcase, too)
    Your State of Oregon Law Library give you FREE access to NOLO publications and the FASTCASE legal research database: NOLO (aka Nolo Press): “NOLO provides access to full-text legal reference publications written for consumers that allow…
  • Aug 10

    Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Law

    Revisionist History (Malcolm Gladwell) and the Law
    Gladwell’s podcasts (now in their 2nd season) are entertaining, enlightening, and law-full (i.e. full of legal history, stories, and “well, that was seriously interesting!” moments). Don’t be lead astray by podcast…
Rank this Week: 2945

Library Consumer Advocacy Caucus

Library Consumer Advocacy Caucus

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

http://libraryconsumeradvocacy.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 15

    Re-registering the Caucu

    Re-registering the Caucu
    Dear Colleagues,
  • Oct 15

    Re-registering the Caucu

    Re-registering the Caucu
    Dear Colleagues, I had to re-register the Consumer Advocacy Caucus today in order to straighten out the Statement of Purpose. I had inadvertently dropped out mention of the Executive Board when I stated that the Caucus would recommend to AALL…
  • Sep 28

    FTC Prenotification Negative Option Rule Update

    FTC Prenotification Negative Option Rule Update
    Our action item was approved by the AALL Board at the meeting in July.
Rank this Week: 2948

Dane Co Legal Resource Center…

Dane Co Legal Resource Center Blawg

Features local legal news and information for Dane County (Wis.) judges, attorneys, and members of the public interested in legal research.

http://dclrcblawg.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 28

    Follow DCLRC to wilawlibrary.gov!

    Follow DCLRC to wilawlibrary.gov!
    This blog is no longer updated. Get information about the Dane County Legal Resource Center (DCLRC) at http://wilawlibrary.gov.Check out the Wisconsin State Law Library's blog and WSLL @ Your Service newsletter for news and updates on DCLRC.
  • Aug 14

    SCR 20 conference

    SCR 20 conference
    Supreme Court Order 04-07, dated 8/7/06, announces the open administrative conference where the Court will discuss the final issues relating to the proposed draft to amend Supreme Court Rules Chapter 20, the Rules of Professional Conduct for…
  • Aug 3

    LegalTrac Users: Look for a New Interface

    LegalTrac Users: Look for a New Interface
    Users of the LegalTrac database will notice a new homepage and changes in how search results are displayed and organized. Watch for more info about these changes in an upcoming newsletter of the State Law Library.Thanks to WSLL staff for…
Rank this Week: 2986

Library etc.

Library etc.

Covers Web 2.0 and libraries.

http://neilstewart.wordpress.com
  • Feb 1

    Fame at last

    Fame at last
    I am published! This article really annoyed me, so I sent a letter into the Guardian, and they published it. I didn’t even think to check yesterday, but my brother texted me this morning to ask if it was me. Fame at last!
  • Feb 1

    Fame at last

    Fame at last
    I am published! This article really annoyed me, so I sent a letter into the Guardian, and they published it. I didn’t even think to check yesterday, but my brother texted me this morning to ask if it was me. Fame at last!
  • Jan 9

    Spotify

    Spotify
    I’ve recently received an invite to Spotify, a music service which allows you to stream tracks and albums in full, as often as you like, and for free (bar some advertising, which I haven’t actually been subject to yet).
Rank this Week: 3027

Callinan the Librarian

Callinan the Librarian

Covers work-life balance for librarians.

http://callinanthelibrarian.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 17

    Part-Time Work: Variations on a Theme

    Part-Time Work: Variations on a Theme
    I came across an interesting initiative out of UC Hastings called the Project for Attorney Retention [http://www.pardc.org/ ]. This page includes observations from attorneys who have been working part-time inside DC law firms:…
  • Sep 11

    Career Re-Entry Program At American University

    Career Re-Entry Program At American University
    Washington's American University has launched a Lawyer Re-Entry Program for attorneys looking to return to their careers after taking time off. See this link for the press release. What a great idea! We need something like this for…
  • Jul 22

    Flexible "Weekends"

    Flexible "Weekends"
    In the nearly three years since I've been consulting from home, traditional weekends have gradually disappeared from my work routine. It's now more unusual for me not to work on a weekend than it is for me to draft a section of a report or…
Rank this Week: 3033

Law Library & Technology Blog

Law Library & Technology Blog

From the George Mason University School of Law.

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

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Nov 18

    Online Services Registration Information

    Online Services Registration Information
    A quick mid-year reminder about database access — Bloomberg Law If you have lost or forgotten your username or password for Bloomberg Law, you can retrieve them by using the “Forgot your Password?” and/or “Forgot your…
  • Sep 13

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!

    West Academic Study Aids — they aren’t just for exams!
    The West Study Aids package is available online to all students. It includes nutshells, hornbooks, Gilbert’s outlines, and much much more. Content isn’t limited to academic subjects — prepping for an interview? There…
Rank this Week: 3089

LaValley Library at the University…

LaValley Library at the University of Toledo College of Law

http://lavalleylibrary.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 6

    Election website

    Election website
    There are a couple websites that may be of interest to Lucas County voters.First off there is http://www.lucascountyvotes.org/ which goes to the Board of Elections section of the Lucas County government website. There are lists of the…
  • Jan 14

    Tax Time link

    Tax Time link
    Once again it is time for the taxman, er, taxperson. Here are the links to the Federal, state of Ohio, and Toledo income tax information and forms.IRS publications and documentsOhio income tax linksToledo income tax link
  • Jan 8

    FBI Crime Statistics, prelim 2007 first half

    FBI Crime Statistics, prelim 2007 first half
    Crime rates fell in the first half of 2007, according to premilinary FBI statistics.Here's the link to the FBI's story, which has a link to the statistics themselves.
Rank this Week: 3103

Law Librarians

Law Librarians

By Mark Giangrande and Joe Hodnicki.

http://llb2.com/
  • Sep 22

    CRS Report: Redeploying U.S. Nuclear Weapons to South Korea: Background and Implications in Brief

    CRS Report: Redeploying U.S. Nuclear Weapons to South Korea: Background and Implications in Brief
    Redeploying U.S. Nuclear Weapons to South Korea: Background and Implications in Brief (September 14, 2017 R44950) From the summary: Recent advances in North Korea’s nuclear and missile programs have led to discussions, both within South…
  • Sep 22

    CRS Report: Options to Cease Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement

    CRS Report: Options to Cease Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement
    Options to Cease Implementing the Iran Nuclear Agreement (September 7, 2017 R44942) From the summary: Trump Administration statements indicate that the Administration does not believe that the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement with Iran,…
  • Sep 21

    The Iranian nuclear accord: CRS backgrounder

    The Iranian nuclear accord: CRS backgrounder
    President Trump reportedly has decided on whether or not to certify the multilateral nuclear accord (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA) but he won’t as of yet reveal his decision. See this CNN report. For background see this…
Rank this Week: 3146

New Jersey Law Librarians…

New Jersey Law Librarians Association (NJLLA)

Features New Jersey law library news.

http://njlla.org/blog/
  • Jun 6

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA

    Ronald McDonald House Thanks NJLLA
    Ronald McDonald House of Central & Northern New Jersey thanked NJLLA for donations collected at our recent annual meeting. Kudos to the Community Service Committee for its efforts in arranging the donations.
  • Apr 26

    AALL’s First Innovation Tournament to be Held at Annual Meeting in Austin

    AALL’s First Innovation Tournament to be Held at Annual Meeting in Austin
    [Posted on behalf of AALL] A few creative go-getters ready to pitch their ideas — ideas that beat out all the others to reach this stage. A panel of judges comprised of the industry’s thought leaders, waiting to be wowed. ……
  • Apr 21

    NJLLA’s Community Service Effort Receives Thank

    NJLLA’s Community Service Effort Receives Thank
    Marty’s Place Senior Dog Sanctuary in Upper Freehold, NJ, has sent the Association a warm thank you note for our recent community service effort to benefit their organization. Read the full letter here!
Rank this Week: 3183

Quo Vadis?

Quo Vadis?

Official blog of the Rutgers School of Law-Camden Law Library, bringing you information on law school and law library news and events, community news, and general reference information.

http://camdenlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Oct 6

    Fastcase and the New Jersey State Bar Association

    Fastcase and the New Jersey State Bar Association
    Membership to the New Jersey State Bar Association is free for students! That’s a price that can’t be beat. So, what is the value? For one, despite the fact that it’s only October, many of you are starting to think about…
  • Sep 22

    Study Guides & Treatise

    Study Guides & Treatise
    Now that you’re a few weeks in to this new academic year, and with a long weekend ahead, it’s time to talk study guides and treatises. These supplements can be extremely helpful when it comes to understanding your course…
  • Sep 10

    Law Libraries’ Catalog

    Law Libraries’ Catalog
    Rutgers Law. What you saw and what you know: This (new) institution was formed by the merging of Rutgers Schools of Law in Camden and Newark. What you didn’t see and what you may not know: the task of merging was taken on by the law…
Rank this Week: 3256

John Eaton's blog of miscellaneous…

John Eaton's blog of miscellaneous & interesting (to him, anyway) stuff

Covers technology and legal research.

http://jeaton23.wordpress.com
  • Jun 23

    Twitter & Podcast

    Twitter & Podcast
    I have previously downloaded podcasts from Itunes and so I’m pretty familiar with that method of content delivery, but Twitter was new to me.  I signed up yesterday (June 22) and added a few celebs, etc. to my “following” list.  It…
  • Jun 23

    Twitter & Podcast

    Twitter & Podcast
    I have previously downloaded podcasts from Itunes and so I’m pretty familiar with that method of content delivery, but Twitter was new to me.  I signed up yesterday (June 22) and added a few celebs, etc. to my…
  • May 28

    Book launch

    Book launch
    Eaton & Le May at booklaunch
Rank this Week: 3267

Lachance on Law

Lachance on Law

Covers the access and use of online legal information. By Colin Lachance, President of the Canadian Legal Information Institute (CanLII).

http://lachanceonlaw.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 22

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC

    Are you there lawyers? It’s me, LSUC
    Hi Lawyers, how’ve you been? Everything good? That’s great. It’s me, LSUC.* Well, my real name is Law Society of Upper Canada. Some people call me, “The Law Society”, but we can drop the formalities, right? Just…
  • Apr 12

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?

    Is the Goal of the Future to Catch Up With the Past?
    Yes. Sort of. But only if by “the past”, we mean some idealized period when things were easier, cheaper, simpler and better. Apply those same adjectives to the future, and you will forever be chasing the horizon or the end of the…
  • Apr 9

    Back when I knew everything

    Back when I knew everything
    [originally published on Slaw.ca] Back when I knew everything the world was much simpler. Any topic, situation, challenge or choice could be easily placed into one of two categories. Category 1 consisted of matters where I was right and…
Rank this Week: 3289

Connie Crosby Links

Connie Crosby Links

Documenting the World Wide Web, one webpage at a time.

http://conniecrosbylinks.blogspot.com/
  • May 1

    Negotation Skills for Librarian

    Negotation Skills for Librarian
    My colleague Yasmin was asking if I knew of any materials on negotiation skills. Here are a few things I came up with:We covered it at NE2007 -- the audio is on this page-- http://www.law-lib.utoronto.ca/NE2007/Proceedings.html it is program…
  • Mar 12

    South by Southwest - Connie's SXSW Link

    South by Southwest - Connie's SXSW Link
    South by Southwest is not just a music event, but also a big event in the social media industry. I'm pulling together a few links to help me track everything while I watch from afar:Main page: http://www.sxsw.com/Schedule: …
  • Feb 25

    Stem Legal Update

    Stem Legal Update
    My friend and colleague Steve Matthews of Stem Legal is a busy guy! Here are some of his recent announcements:
Rank this Week: 3390

News from Drake Law Library

News from Drake Law Library

Covers library news.

http://drakelawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Apr 11

    Celebrate National Library Week – April 11-15

    Celebrate National Library Week – April 11-15
    This year’s theme is “Create your own story @ Your Library”. Students can create their own story this week by winning the top raffle prize a Kindle! Win extra raffle tickets by stopping in the library to match your favorite professor…
  • Apr 11

    Celebrate National Library Week – April 11-15

    Celebrate National Library Week – April 11-15
    This year’s theme is “Create your own story @ Your Library”. Students can create their own story this week by winning the top raffle prize a Kindle! Win extra raffle tickets by stopping in the library to match your…
  • Nov 18

    Take the Government Printing Office User Survey

    Take the Government Printing Office User Survey
    The Government Printing Office (GPO) is conducting a survey to find out how satisfied people are with the collections and services being offered to them through the Federal Depository Library Program, of which Drake Law Library is a…
Rank this Week: 3501

Due Process

Due Process

By the Georgetown Law Library.

https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/
  • Sep 21

    Outside construction update – main door

    Outside construction update – main door
    The waterproofing work going on outside at the front of the library has a schedule change.  Rather than partially blocking off entrance doors for weeks at a time, all of the work at the main entrance will be done during the upcoming few…
  • Sep 19

    Do you have children?

    Do you have children?
    The library maintains a small collection of children’s books which can be found in the Loewinger Lounge on the left hand side of the Reading Room. We have books for preschoolers and some primary grade books, as well. Feel free to take a…
  • Sep 8

    Law Library Response to 2017 Student Survey

    Law Library Response to 2017 Student Survey
    Each spring, the Law Library conducts a survey of our students.  In 2017, 276 students responded to our survey, and we published summary charts of the responses back in April. Now we’re publishing a survey response, to…
Rank this Week: 3528

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

Ramsey County Law Library Blog

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

http://ramseylawlibrary.org/
  • Aug 31

    Justice Comes to Minnesota (and Makes a Blundering Entrance)

    Justice Comes to Minnesota (and Makes a Blundering Entrance)
    The beginnings of Minnesota’s judicial system could hardly be more humble. In fact, its central player was anything but a respected legal figure. Minnesota was established as a territory in 1849.  Prior to…
  • Aug 16

    Minnesota’s Capitols, both Timeless and Forgettable

    Minnesota’s Capitols, both Timeless and Forgettable
    Last weekend the Minnesota Capitol hosted its open house to celebrate its recent extensive renovation and remodel project,  yet some might be surprised that the 112 year old building is actually Minnesota’s third…
  • Aug 4

    Where Can You Find Federal Case Filings?

    Where Can You Find Federal Case Filings?
    We probably take our easy access to state court materials for granted, what with much electronic access offered in all Minnesota courthouses, backed up with archived material at the State Law Library.  On the other hand, how do…
Rank this Week: 3573

The Reporter

The Reporter

Covers legal research. By the Texas Tech Law Library.

https://texastechlawlibrary.wordpress.com
  • Sep 12

    The Study and Practice of Law and Stress—A Modest Law Library Response

    The Study and Practice of Law and Stress—A Modest Law Library Response
    There is no doubt that a strong correlation exists between the study and practice of law and stress. Stress in …Continue reading →
  • Sep 11

    August 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New

    August 2017 Law Faculty Publications & New
    Throughout August 2017, the Law Library received alerts for full-time TTU Law Faculty publications and news. Below is the compilation …Continue reading →
  • Sep 7

    August 2017 New Book

    August 2017 New Book
    In August 2017, the Law Library added the following new titles to the collection to support the research and curricular …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 3622

Mendik Matters

Mendik Matters

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

http://www.mendikmatters.org/
  • Sep 14

    Happy Constitution Day!

    Happy Constitution Day!
    Constitution Day (officially observed this year on September 18) commemorates the formation and signing of the Constitution on September 17, 1787.  On this date, after fewer than one hundred working days, thirty-nine of the Philadelphia…
  • Sep 11

    Got Food? (Or Drink?)

    Got Food? (Or Drink?)
    Did you know the Mendik Library has a very liberal food and drink policy?  To help maintain it, we need everyone’s cooperation.  Drinks are permitted only in spill-proof containers (e.g., bottles with caps, commuter mugs or…
  • Sep 7

    Interested in Presidential Power?

    Interested in Presidential Power?
    In conjunction with a course on presidential power at the University of Washington School of Law last year, the Gallagher Law Library created a large and growing resource guide filled with links, readings, videos, podcasts and much more all…
Rank this Week: 3698

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian

The Ginger Law Librarian discusses all things law libraries, legal research and writing, and law schools.

http://gingerlibrarian.blogspot.com
  • Sep 22

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service

    The 21st Century Law Library: Focus on Service
    As we continue to talk about the ABA's watering down of law library standards, as well as the impending squeeze from artificial intelligence, Law Librarian Dan Odenwald reminds us to focus on the fundamental service tenet of our…
  • Sep 19

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian

    Our Changing Role: A Survey of Law Firm Librarian
    As this study indicates, the legal profession is nearly a decade into fundamental, structural change. And perhaps no single role has seen greater impact than the law firm librarian. Budget pressures, shrinking law library footprints, a…
  • Sep 14

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing

    The Dark Side of Open Access Publishing
    Normally, I am a staunch advocate for open-access (OA) publishing. See previous blog posts on OA here, here, here, here, and here. But with a recent article in the Chronicle of Higher Education (sub. req'd.), it became clear that advocating…
Rank this Week: 3773

CWSL Library News

CWSL Library News

From the California Western School of Law.

http://blogs.cwsl.edu/blog/library/
  • Sep 23

    The library is having an Open House on…

    The library is having an Open House on Wednesday, September 28th from 11am-4am. Come in for some snacks, play some games, and you might even win a prize!
  • Sep 19

    Don’t forget about the canned food…

    Don’t forget about the canned food bin in the entry of the library. It’s been provided by Mama’s Kitchen, a local non-profit that delivers over 340,000 meals throughout the year. These bins will be picked up Thursday, 9/22…
  • Aug 8

    California Western Scholarly Commons is…

    California Western Scholarly Commons is our online institutional repository that brings together all of the law school’s research under one umbrella, with an aim to preserve and provide access to that research. You can find all these…
Rank this Week: 3960

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

Brandeis and Harlan Watch

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

http://brandeiswatch.wordpress.com/
  • Apr 18

    The Lasting Impact of Louis D. Brandei

    The Lasting Impact of Louis D. Brandei
    There have been many summations of Brandeis’s philosophy over the years, but there is always room for new looks at his life’s work. The latest overview is an article by Joel K. Goldstein and Charles A. Miller called…
  • Feb 2

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate

    A Newspaper Account of a John Marshall Political Debate
    While going through the John Marshall Harlan papers here at the University of Louisville, I stumbled across a typewritten transcript of an old Kentucky newspaper article describing a debate between Harlan and William Elliott Simms as they…
  • Nov 28

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie

    Louis D. Brandeis and the World Serie
    I recently stumbled upon an old newspaper article that contained an anecdote about Brandeis attending a baseball game that I had never heard before. Normally I would discount a story like this as being too good to be true, but I am going to…
Rank this Week: 4047