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Law Library Fellow Brings New Blood to Brooklyn Court

Brooklyn Eagle – “The historic Brooklyn Supreme Court Law Library is flourishing, thanks to a fellowship program that’s bringing new blood to the stacks. The staff of the Law Library recently welcomed their first Nathan R. Sobel Kings County Supreme Court Law Library Fellow, Bacilio Mendez, an enthusiastic grad student from Pratt.”

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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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