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This winter, discover sex and revolution at Rhode Island's libraries - Providence.thephoenix

This winter, discover sex and revolution at Rhode Island's libraries - Providence.thephoenix | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Providence.thephoenixThis winter, discover sex and revolution at Rhode Island's librariesProvidence.thephoenixBut the heart of the library is its 150,000-volume collection of law books, voting records, historical treatises, and state agency reports.
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How, when, why and with whom do libraries (law and otherwise) collaborate successfully? What can libraries adapt from outside of the library world to further their collaboration efforts?
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November 19: Can't We All Work Together?: Interoperability & Systems Integration - National Information Standards Organization

November 19: Can't We All Work Together?: Interoperability & Systems Integration - National Information Standards Organization | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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University of Memphis law school gets No. 1 ranking - Memphis Business Journal

University of Memphis law school gets No. 1 ranking - Memphis Business Journal | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
​The University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law has been ranked No. 1 in preLaw Magazine's list of Best Law School Facilities in the Country.
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Take note. Seats per library is one of the criteria.

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GSU appeal ruling - the more I read, the better it seems - Scholarly Communications @ Duke

GSU appeal ruling - the more I read, the better it seems - Scholarly Communications @ Duke | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Those of us who heard the oral arguments in the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals last November, in which the publishers appeal of the District Court ruling favoring fair use in their copyright infringement lawsuit against Georgia State was heard, mostly expected a discouraging result from the Appellate panel. An initial or cursory reading [...]
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Future of Law Libraries? (Throwback Thursday)

Future of Law Libraries? (Throwback Thursday) | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
By Melanie Hodges Neufeld Two hundred years in the future, how will lawyers do legal research? Will they still rely on print? In this clip from the original Star Trek series, a lawyer in the future...
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Same same. This reminded me of a program at AALS years ago where the speaker used a series of Star Trek clips to demonstrate international law concepts. Anyone remember?

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How Libraries Can Work Together to Save the World from Link Rot: Perma.cc

How Libraries Can Work Together to Save the World from Link Rot: Perma.cc | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Perma (perma.cc) is an online service and repository to be hosted by a consortium of international library partners, which helps scholars, journals, courts and others combat the problem of link rot in their works.
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This initiative was started by Harvard Law Librarians and continues to gain ground in battling link rot. Kudos!

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Download Booklet | Law Bod 50 : 1964-2014

Download Booklet | Law Bod 50 : 1964-2014 | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
RT @nclliblaw: It's the 50th anniversary of the Bodleian Law Library today. Congratulations to @thelawbod! http://t.co/993ayxa06F
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Bodleian Law Library celebrates 50 years! Congratulations!

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Guide to Law Online | Law Library of Congress

The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online | It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal...
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Vanderbilt Libraries plan Open Access Week celebration - Vanderbilt University News

Vanderbilt Libraries plan Open Access Week celebration - Vanderbilt University News | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Vanderbilt Libraries' celebration of Open Access Week includes an Oct. 23 talk by Duke University Law School Associate Dean Richard Danner.
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Eric Holder's legacy: from GTMO to Ferguson - KSPR

Eric Holder's legacy: from GTMO to Ferguson - KSPR | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Attorney General Eric Holder strode in to a raucously triumphant welcome at Justice Department headquarters on cold, sunny February morning in 2009, less than a month after the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
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Redefining What Discovery Means | Peer to Peer Review

Redefining What Discovery Means | Peer to Peer Review | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
A recent Ithaka report by Roger Schonfeld asks “Does Discovery Still Happen in the Library?” My immediate thought was “did it ever?” quickly followed by “why do we assume it should?
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UIowa Law Library Introduction

The Law Library is one of the very best law school libraries in the United States. The Law Library is a highly visible asset of the University of Iowa and the College of Law. The Law Library's...
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Very nicely done marketing and PR piece! Congrats!

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Substantive Canadian Law Webinar Series | SlawTips

Substantive Canadian Law Webinar Series | SlawTips | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Another Slaw #Tip: Look for Webinar Opportunities - An event reminder by the Canadian Association of Law Libraries... http://t.co/V3Ys4PuDRt
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For our friends north of the border and the rest of us who need to bone up on Canadian Law topics.

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Librarians Are Dedicated to User Privacy. The Tech They Have to Use Is Not. - Slate Magazine (blog)

Librarians Are Dedicated to User Privacy. The Tech They Have to Use Is Not. - Slate Magazine (blog) | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Adobe has made it extremely easy for unwanted eyes to read over the shoulders of library patrons. Last week reports surfaced about how Adobe’s Digital Editions e-book software collects and transmits information about readers in plain text.
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From the article: "Additionally, library users should insist that that patron privacy needs to come first in all vendor agreements. These agreements should be in line with ALA’s Library Bill of Rights, Core Values of Librarianship, and Data Retention Policy, as well as with individual library privacy policies."

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Law library closure 'would affect access to justice'

Law library closure 'would affect access to justice' | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Law Society says the closure of the state's Law Library service would affect access to justice for many people in the state.
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Our colleagues in Australia face many of the same pressures we're facing. Public law libraries battle budget cuts and fight for survival.

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A reversal for Georgia State - Scholarly Communications @ Duke

A reversal for Georgia State - Scholarly Communications @ Duke | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its ruling in the publisher appeal of a district court decision that found most instances of electronic reserve copying at Georgia State to be fair use.  The appellate court ruling is 129 pages long, and I will have much more to say after I read it carefully. [...]
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Why Adverbs, Maligned by Many, Flourish in the American Legal System

Why Adverbs, Maligned by Many, Flourish in the American Legal System | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Lawyers and judges modify the view that the adverb, a part of speech maligned by many writers, is not your friend. Just don’t tell Stephen King.
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Adverbs. Yes or no? I'm a yes.

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6 Imperatives for Law Librarians & Directors - From "The Rise of the Library" Webinar -

The changing landscape of the law firm library was the topic of our recent webinar, The Rise of the Library. Following are key messages in the form of 6 imperatives
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Web Services Librarian job - University of Texas School of Law, Tarlton Law Library - Austin, TX

Web Services Librarian job - University of Texas School of Law, Tarlton Law Library - Austin, TX | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
October 17, 2014 - Web Services Librarian - Tarlton Law Library at the University of Texas School of Law seeks an innovative individual to organize, evaluate, develop and manage Law Library's
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Just in case you missed this last week.

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Collective Impact | Q&A with Susan H. Hildreth

Collective Impact | Q&A with Susan H. Hildreth | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Susan H. Hildreth was appointed director of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) by President Barack Obama on January 19, 2011. Her nomination had been confirmed by the U.S. Senate by unanimous consent on December 22, 2010.
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Mayor's Office proposes letting police check out library patron information - Omaha World-Herald

Mayor's Office proposes letting police check out library patron information - Omaha World-Herald | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The request stems from an incident in which Metropolitan Community College police spent hours trying to identify a drunk man at the South Omaha Library.
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The Future of Law in Australia: disappearing legal libraries and virtual firms?! (Infographic) - Insight

Thomson Reuters infographic on the future of law. Australian legal practitioners agree disappearing legal libraries, virtual legal practices are all to come.
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Placements & Salaries 2014: The Impact of Region and Demographics

Placements & Salaries 2014: The Impact of Region and Demographics | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Also in this article: Renaissance Librarians Public, Academic, and Special Libraries The Impact of Region and Demographics More to the Story Explore All the Data Survey Methods Make Sure Your School Gets Counted Using GPS There is no denying that...
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CopyrightX accepting applications to the 2015 online sections. http://brk.mn/applycx15 to apply.

CopyrightX is accepting applications to the 2015 online sections until 1500 UTC on December 15. Visit http://brk.mn/applycx15 to apply.
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Free UKSG webinar: The University Library as Publisher | UKSG

Free UKSG webinar: The University Library as Publisher | UKSG | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
  This is a fantastic opportunity to listen to expert speakers, with the added benefit of no travelling required! You will also receive a link to a recording of the webinar so that you can listen again at a time convenient to you. This is a free webinar. Please click this link to register on the Citrix/GoToWebinar site.
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