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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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But, I thought print was dead? | PinHawk Blog

Librarian News Digest. Vol. 3, No. 3. Robert Richards, Legal Informatics Blog, reports on a relatively new preservation project – PALMPrint.
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Letter: Clearing up misconceptions about librarians - Montreal Gazette

Letter: Clearing up misconceptions about librarians - Montreal Gazette | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Letter: Clearing up misconceptions about librarians Montreal Gazette We work at a university, but there are librarians in public libraries, schools, colleges, CEGEPs, government, corporations, law firms, hospitals, non-profits and just about...
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Excellent work! Thank you to these authors on behalf of librarians everywhere!

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Nation's first bookless public library system opens

Nation's first bookless public library system opens | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The nation’s first all-digital, book-free public library system has opened in San Antonio, with patrons lining up to peruse on online catalog on Apple touch screen computers and check out books on e-readers.
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We can all check this out when we hit San Antonio for AALL 2014!

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10 FREE Technologies for Law Libraries - Peer to Peer Magazine - Dec 2013

10 FREE Technologies for Law Libraries - Peer to Peer Magazine - Dec 2013 | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
10 Free Technologies for Law Libraries by our Dir of IT Ellyssa Kroski | Peer-to-Peer from @ILTANet. Read it here: http://t.co/x1kxeg8KV4
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What's not to love about free???

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The 3 C's of the New Beta Organization: Communication, Collaboration and ... - Huffington Post

The 3 C's of the New Beta Organization: Communication, Collaboration and ... - Huffington Post | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Pace Law Library receives $10000 grant - Westfair Online

Pace Law Library receives $10000 grant - Westfair Online | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Pace Law Library receives $10000 grant
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The Elizabeth Haub Foundation gave Pace Law School a $10,000 grant to enable it to expand student access to foreign language training.
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Bookstore Meets Law Firm: Startup Hopes to Change Legal Industry

Bookstore Meets Law Firm: Startup Hopes to Change Legal Industry | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Trademarkia founder Raj Abhyanker transformed his online tech business into a brick-and-mortar retail location, offering trademark registry, seminars, books and walk-in legal advice.
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This article (from Oct.) highlights the coming change in the provision of niche legal services that the NELLCO BOD has been exploring during our planning process.

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Law Librariez be Doome', Sayz Professa | Gangsta Journal

Law Libraries are Doomed, Says Professor - By Jacob Gershman CONNECT As law #schools are forced... http://t.co/IoQahJKpp3
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Why ALA Needs a Code of Conduct | Backtalk

Why ALA Needs a Code of Conduct | Backtalk | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
This article has been edited to add mention of Lisa Rabey’s blog post.
The American Library Association (ALA) recently announced a statement of appropriate conduct for ALA conferences.
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Massachusetts Law Updates: Special Collections in Law Libraries

The Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries are fortunate to be part of a larger community of law libraries throughout the United States, extending out to the greater world. These other libraries include other Court or ...
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Top 10 Library Stories of 2013 - Publishers Weekly

Top 10 Library Stories of 2013 - Publishers Weekly | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Top 10 Library Stories of 2013 Publishers Weekly "I just didn't hear much sympathy for GSU on the panel, while I heard a lot of sympathy for the publishers," noted Brandon Butler, practitioner-in-residence at the American University, Washington...
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Hawaii Overshadowed By Chicago For Obama Library - NPR

Hawaii Overshadowed By Chicago For Obama Library - NPR | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Hawaii Overshadowed By Chicago For Obama Library
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It's the same university where Obama once taught law and where his longtime senior adviser, David Axelrod, recently established a political institute.
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TaxProf Blog: WSJ: Law Libraries are Doomed

“Legal education in the United States is about to undergo a long-term contraction, and law libraries will be among the first to go,” writes Mr. Milles, who teaches legal ethics and information privacy at SUNY Buffalo Law School, ...
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Antarctic explorer, librarian and optimist: a life of rich diversity - The Age

Antarctic explorer, librarian and optimist: a life of rich diversity - The Age | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Age
Antarctic explorer, librarian and optimist: a life of rich diversity
The Age
He joined Phillip Law's ANARE as one of a 14-member party on Macquarie Island in 1950 and again on Mawson in 1955.
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Oh My Blawg! Who Will Save the Legal Blogs? by Caroline Young :: SSRN

Oh My Blawg! Who Will Save the Legal Blogs? by Caroline Young :: SSRN | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Legal professionals continue to need access to legal blogs for their scholarly, historical, and practical research. However, at this time there is no concrete s (Oh My Blawg! Who Will Save the Legal Blogs?
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Take the Start/Stop Poll: What Did You Start or Stop in 2013?

Take the Start/Stop Poll: What Did You Start or Stop in 2013? | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Submitted by Jean O'Grady, Library Director at DLA Piper The Poll: Please take the brief (10 question) Start/Stop 2013/2014 Poll I am a big believer in new beginnings. The dawn of a New Year always...
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Ask a Law Librarian!

Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries. Seventeen public law libraries located across Massachusetts. Site includes CMR, Mass. Court Rules, Executive Orders, and links to other Massachusetts legal information.
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The Future of Libraries: Free Discussion on 9 Jan - David Lee King to chair

American Libraries Live will be hosting a panel discussion on the challenges and changes within the libraries for the near and distant future.  It is Thursday January 9, 2014 at 2:00-3:00 Eastern.  It is FREE to register and “attend” the discussion.

David Lee King, digital branch and services manager at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library will lead the panel which also includes:

Marshall Breeding, Library Technology Consultant, Speaker and AuthorBuffy Hamilton, Librarian at Norcross High School in metropolitan Atlanta, Library Technology Writer and SpeakerBohyun Kim, Digital Access Librarian at Florida International University Medical LibraryJoseph Murphy, Director of Library Futures, Innovative Interfaces

Register for this episode so you get email reminders at http://goo.gl/1p5dpV .

 

Preregistration is not required to attend. You can also attend by simply going to the site at the time of the event. If you’re unable to attend live, it will be recorded and available at http://www.americanlibrarieslive.org shortly afterwards.


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If you can stand one more "Future of Libraries" conversation...

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Future of Libraries > always an interesting discussion!

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Older and Younger Librarians and Jobs - Library Journal (blog)

Older and Younger Librarians and Jobs - Library Journal (blog) | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Older and Younger Librarians and Jobs
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National news outlets tended to frame the headline as a question, and we know from Betteridge's law of headlines that the answer is no.
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Best practices for charitable organizations: New York overhauls nonprofit corporation law | Lexology

Best practices for charitable organizations: New York overhauls nonprofit corporation law | Lexology | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law the Non-profit Revitalization Act of 2013.
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3 Geeks and a Law Blog: Building an Innovative Law Library By Subtracting Essential Services

3 Geeks and a Law Blog: Building an Innovative Law Library By Subtracting Essential Services | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
RT @glambert: Building an Innovative Law Library By Subtracting Essential Services http://t.co/JR69jLVpcz #3Geeks
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Kicking and screaming into innovation.

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2013 in Review: Positive Developments in the Fight to Open Access to Research - EFF

2013 in Review: Positive Developments in the Fight to Open Access to Research - EFF | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
2013 in Review: Positive Developments in the Fight to Open Access to Research
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Some universities have started their own open access initiatives, and three states have proposed good legislation—one of which, in Illinois, became law.
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10 Most Popular Posts of 2013 - Above the Law

10 Most Popular Posts of 2013 - Above the Law | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Above the Law
10 Most Popular Posts of 2013
Above the Law
The ATL Top 50 Law School Rankings (2013): The U.S. News law school rankings might be the biggest game in town (for now), but they aren't the only one.
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A theme is emerging this morning. And by the way, Happy New Year!

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kizzievazcky: Law Librarians at the Front Lines of Change

kizzievazcky: Law Librarians at the Front Lines of Change | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
He is the co-founder of the OnFirmerGround blog — a collaborative effort of international law library associations seeking to promote the value that law firm librarians bring to the business and practice of law.
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The Ginger (Law) Librarian: Law Libraries Are Here To Stay

The Ginger (Law) Librarian: Law Libraries Are Here To Stay | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Legal education in the United States is about to undergo a long-term contraction, and law libraries will be among the first to go. A few law schools may abandon the traditional law library completely.
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