Tag Archives: Law Librarians

Law librarian makes a legal fashion statement in Fayette

Pittsburgh Tribune – “Kathy Kelly, an Erie law librarian, has developed a recycling method so unique, she’s seeking a patent. Kelly makes purses and laptop computer cases from the covers of outdated law books and other volumes.”

So cool!

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Are Law Librarians Who Accept Vendor Swag Committing Ethically Questionable Acts?

Law Librarian Blog – “When Sarah Glassmeyer announced she was going to auction the proceeds of her unsolicited WestlawNext iPod Nano, I thought and wrote “good for Sarah.” At the same time, I thought it was fine by me if anyone accepted similar vendor swag, noting with tongue firmly planted in cheek, that I was holding out for a WestlawNext iPad.”

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The 2008 ABA Journal Blawg 100

Vote for your favorites.

No law librarian category? How sad.

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County’s law library tabbed as best in federal system

Daily Bulletin – “San Bernardino County’s public law library has been nationally recognized as the 2008 Federal Depository Library of the Year.”

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Library as [a fun] place

Ballad in Plain E – “Mark at the AALL Spectrum Blog wonders whether law libraries are holding fun events in the library, and whether anyone has studied (and presumably reported on) that.”

Of course.  I have DDR and WOW parties at my clients libraries all the time.  😉

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Library Lemonade

Connie Crosby – “I love the new Library Lemonade blog. It is about “the positive power of libraries and the good work of librarians” and meant to highlight and celebrate our successes. Terrific!”

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Locating Lawyers

Worth a bookmark for any law librarian.

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More on the AALL “Selling Law Librarianship” Article

James Mullan – “Firstly I wouldn’t trust the person on the front cover to sell me anything, then there are some of the suggestions for building a set of skills for making you more effective. Some of these are very good (I’ll come on to these later) but some are just bizzare and I’d love to see a Law Librarian do them”

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Be a PR Perofessional

Selling Law Librarianship. I try to do this everyday. Librarians really need to chat with PR people and learn a few things. (via)

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Law Libraries Facing Changes

Shane Hoover – “If not for the small sign next to the door, the Stark County Law Library’s entrance looks like that of storage room.”

FYI, the Stark County Law Library has had a blog since April 2003.

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