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Digitally Embedding the Law Library - iLibrarian

Digitally Embedding the Law Library - iLibrarian | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Digitally Embedding the Law Library - iLibrarian http://t.co/o2hGlG49q1 via @OEDB_org
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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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Mayor Walsh 'Not Happy' About Art Missing From Boston Public Library

Mayor Walsh 'Not Happy' About Art Missing From Boston Public Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said an investigation is ongoing after Boston Public Library officials revealed that two pieces of valuable art are missing.
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Inventory your artwork!

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Stacey Aldrich: A Sense of Aloha

Stacey Aldrich: A Sense of Aloha | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Stacey Aldrich was named state librarian of Hawaii on February 18 by the Hawaii Board of Education, filling the position vacated by former state librarian Richard Burns when he retired in in December 2014.
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New State Librarian in HI!

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New Policy from Elsevier Impedes Open Access and Sharing | SPARC

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Read and sign the statement to support open-access-friendly policies and practices.

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Lawyers: Blindsided by law library decisions - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly

Lawyers: Blindsided by law library decisions - Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Lawyers across Massachusetts claim to have been blindsided by recent changes to the Trial Court Law Libraries system. In a recent story occasioned by the 20
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Sources: Feds investigating Library Foundation payments - WWL

Sources: Feds investigating Library Foundation payments - WWL | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Federal subpoenas have been served related to the use of public library donations for Irvin Mayfield's New Orleans Jazz Orchestra,
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What a story this is turning out to be. I'm sure there will be lessons ahead.

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Lex Machina's Legal Analytics® Named 2015 New Product of the Year by ... - Benzinga

The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) announced today that it has selected Legal Analytics, a first-of-its-kind software platform from Lex Machina, as its New Product...
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Law libraries must be preserved

Law libraries must be preserved | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The state’s public law libraries marked their 200th anniversary this year. These institutions allow self-represented litigants, as well as solo and small-firm
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Librarians: privacy's champions - Boing Boing

Librarians: privacy's champions - Boing Boing | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Librarians: privacy's champions
Boing Boing
Libraries have always been places where people gathered for intellectual inquiry, where communities could form around emerging ideologies that challenged the status quo.
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I just have to post this again because I love this sign! #librarianstealth

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The Hague Declaration

The Hague Declaration | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Read and sign the Hague Declaration on Knowledge Discovery in the Digital Age.

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MO 2016 Budget Drops Aid to Libraries Almost 80 Percent

MO 2016 Budget Drops Aid to Libraries Almost 80 Percent | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Kansas City, MO, Central Library / photo credit Jonathan Moreau Difficult budget decisions, including probable cuts, await libraries throughout Missouri after the legislature drastically slashed state aid in two critical areas as part of a $26...
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And the other shoe drops. . .

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Charleston School of Law may not enroll new students in the fall

Charleston School of Law may not enroll new students in the fall | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Charleston School of Law has been trudging along on life support for months, but could it be about to take its final breath?
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Why would they announce this in the midst of exams?

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The Art of Narrating an Audiobook: A Primer for Librarians

The Art of Narrating an Audiobook: A Primer for Librarians | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Presented by: Recorded Books & Library Journal
Event Date & Time: Thursday, June 11th, 2015, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET / 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PT
June Is Audiobook Month.
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Fun!

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Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) Executive Director

The Federal Library and Information Network (FEDLINK) is a network of Federal agencies working together to achieve optimum use of the resources and facilities of Federal libraries and information centers by promoting common services, coordinating and sharing available resources, and providing continuing professional education for Federal library and information staff. FEDLINK, hosted at the Library of Congress, serves as a forum for discussion of the policies, programs, procedures, and technolog
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Super Marketing Conference 2015 | Lunch Hour Legal Marketing

Super Marketing Conference 2015 | Lunch Hour Legal Marketing | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Boston Conference - Marketing for Law Firms. Ed Walters of #Fastcase to speak on "Be Yourself: Everyone Else is Taken."

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First lady: Libraries, museums are 'necessities,' not extras - NBC 29 News

First lady Michelle Obama says America's libraries and museums aren't luxuries or "extras" that can be passed over while money goes toward other goals like creating jobs or teaching children.
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 National Medal for Museum and Library Service awards announced.

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Feedback: Letters to LJ, May 1, 2015 Issue

“What struck me about my graduate LIS education was how amazingly easy it was. My undergraduate was much more difficult”
LIS was too easy
To be fair, Joseph Janes’s “One Size LIS Does Not Fit All” (Peer to Peer Review, LJ 4/15/15, p.
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Why so many names withheld? Discuss.

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James Gill: Remember, Irvin Mayfield's goofy appointment as New Orleans ... - The New Orleans Advocate

James Gill: Remember, Irvin Mayfield's goofy appointment as New Orleans ... - The New Orleans Advocate | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
It is not always the corrupt politicians who do the most harm. The stupid ones can be a bigger menace. One way to test this proposition
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Wow! I missed this story the first time around.

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What Will We Do When Students Drop the Big Package Deal? | From the Bell Tower

What Will We Do When Students Drop the Big Package Deal? | From the Bell Tower | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
We have multiple categories of students to deal with: traditional, non-traditional, distance, first-gen. Swirlers are an emerging demographic. How will academic librarians meet their needs?
Academic librarians like to talk about big package deals.
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New-to-me higher ed demographic: swirlers.

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Obama presidential library goes to Chicago - Politico

Obama presidential library goes to Chicago - Politico | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Barack Obama presidential library will be built in his adopted hometown of Chicago, the Barack Obama Foundation announced in a video message posted online Tuesday.A bid by the University of Chicago, where Obama taught constitutional law before...
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SHAMELESS SHELF-PROMOTION: Five Laws of Library Science - Weatherford Democrat

SHAMELESS SHELF-PROMOTION: Five Laws of Library Science - Weatherford Democrat | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Today starts an occasional series discussing the Five Laws of Library Science. The five laws were first proposed in 1931 by Dr. S. R. Ranganathan, often referenced as the father of library science in India.
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Newspaper in TX running a series about Ranganathan's 5 laws. Who woulda thunk?

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NYC Mayor’s Proposed 2016 Budget Shows $10 Million Funding Cut For New York City’s Library Systems

NYC Mayor’s Proposed 2016 Budget Shows $10 Million Funding Cut For New York City’s Library Systems | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
From the NY Daily News:
Libraries took a $10 million hit in the city’s 2016 budget.
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New Orleans Votes to Reinvest in Libraries

New Orleans Votes to Reinvest in Libraries | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
New Orleans voters went to the polls on May 2 and showed their love for their library system, approving a raise in property taxes that will add up to $8.2 million a year for the New Orleans Public Library (NOPL).
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