Tag Archives: law libraries

Law Libraries Spurn Sizable Publisher Sponsorship

Library Journal – “Thomson-West, the staple supplier of resources for law librarians, for the first time in recent memory wasn’t a gold sponsor ($75,000+) at the recent American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) annual meeting, July 10-13, in Denver.”

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Delaware County law library must refund $76,000 to local governments

The Columbus Dispatch – “The Delaware County Law Library Association owes the county and city governments $75,980 in public money it collected but did not use in 2005 and 2006, a state audit has found.”

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Opening the Book on the Storied Brooklyn Law Library

Brooklyn Daily Eagle – “Supreme Court Librarian Jacqueline Cantwell Speaks About Preserving Traditions in the Digital Age.”

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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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Free Legal Research Sites!

JD Supra gets some love on the WSJ Law Blog.

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The Firm Law Library as a Business

Nina Platt – “Today law firm library directors are finding their roles changing yet again as they, like the other administers in law firms, begin operating their departments as a business.”

IMO, this is a no-brainer. How could a corporate library NOT be run as a business?

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LegalPubs.ca

Take a look at what Steve Matthews did. Very cool!

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Closing The Law Libraries

Calvin Godfrey – “The county is closing law libraries faster than whorehouses.”

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How To Read A Case

Orin Kerr – “The purpose of the essay is to help entering law students understand how to read a legal opinion. It covers what’s in a legal opinion, common terms, what to look for, and the role of the case method.”

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Law library still in limbo

Florida Today – “Patrons say the three women who run the law library on the Viera courthouse’s first floor are lawyers, counselors, teachers and librarians all rolled into one. Between helping in-house customers, the librarians do research for judges and attorneys who are in trial or field thousands of calls — and some of the requests are unusual.”

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