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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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Law Library Autonomy: Are Law Libraries Different

Law library autonomy predominates in academia. Despite pressures on law schools, this model continues to be important and is compatible with strong collaboration.
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SLA Legal Division | From Legal Publications to the Reference Desk: A Legal Information Professionals’ Six-Week Sojourn

SLA Legal Division | From Legal Publications to the Reference Desk: A Legal Information Professionals’ Six-Week Sojourn | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Preservation Statistics | Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

Preservation Statistics | Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Seeking Nominations for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing – Slaw

The Canadian Association of Law Libraries (CALL) is accepting nominations for the 2015 Hugh Lawford Award for Excellence in Legal Publishing.
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New Associate University Librarian at the Law Library.

New Associate University Librarian at the Law Library. | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
RT @UVicLawLib: New Associate University Librarian, Law at #UVicLaw and #UVic Libraries: http://t.co/OyxWNPgSfW
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NEH & Mellon Announce Pilot Grant Program to Digitize Out of Print Books in Humanities and Make Them Available With CC License

The pilot is named Humanities Open Book.
From a Joint NEH/Mellon Announcement:
A new joint grant program by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W.
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DBW 2015: Amazon, Publishers Look to Ebook Subscription Services as Discovery Platform

DBW 2015: Amazon, Publishers Look to Ebook Subscription Services as Discovery Platform | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Russell Grandinetti, senior VP, Kindle, at Amazon speaking at last week’s Digital Book World 2015 Conference and Expo in New York Officials at Amazon believe subscription-based ebook consumption is an inevitability, and will continue to invest in...
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UNC Law Students Research Law of the Old South at Wilson Library

UNC Law Students Research Law of the Old South at Wilson Library |
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Court: HathiTrust does not violate copyright law

Court: HathiTrust does not violate copyright law | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Court decision #AuthorsGuild : HathiTrust digital libraries do not violate copyright law http://t.co/kD0ZtYHoFU via @michigandaily
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An example of how Internet allows us to collaborate in amazingly new ways | Open Thoughts 2014

An example of how Internet allows us to collaborate in amazingly new ways | Open Thoughts 2014 | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
"Social media it’s not about hooking up online, it’s a new means of production in the making” — Don Tapscott http://t.co/fI0qh9uOom
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#Crowdsourcing for gold! Fearless collaboration.

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Innovation and Collaboration: It's Not an "Either-Or" Proposition - Forbes

Innovation and Collaboration: It's Not an "Either-Or" Proposition - Forbes | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
When we think of the great innovations that come our way, we might instinctively think of them as the product of a sudden brainstorm from an individual—a light bulb moment, if you will.
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A good reminder that not all innovation comes from within. Think beyond!

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New service from Social Law Library! Legal periodical alerts

New service from Social Law Library! Legal periodical alerts | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Boston legal research, attorney resources, Social Law Library, news, law news
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Time to consolidate law school law libraries?

Time to consolidate law school law libraries? | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
I vividly remember my first class on legal research – in a time before there was a usable internet.
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Netherlands: Dutch E-Book Resale Site Has To Close For Now, Court Rules

From Loek Essers at PC World:
Dutch ebook resale site Tom Kabinet has to close because, at least at the moment, it cannot prove that all the books offered for sale on the site have been legally obtained, an Amsterdam court ruled Tuesday.
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State of the Union Addresses | In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

State of the Union Addresses | In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
State of the Union Addresses. A blog post at "In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress" on 2012-01-26.
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Yale University Library Receives $3 Million Grant For Digital Humanities Lab, STEAM Education Initiative to Launch

From the Yale Daily News:
Yale University Library has received a $3 million award from the Goizueta Foundation to launch a Digital Humanities Laboratory in Sterling Memorial Library.
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United Kingdom - International and Foreign law - Library guides at Monash University

Includes resources for Public international law, Private international law, Human rights, and the laws of Africa, Asia/Pacific, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, United Kingdom, United States.
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OverDrive: Ebook Checkouts Up 33 Percent

Public and school libraries that are part of OverDrive’s global network circulated 137 million ebooks, digital audiobooks, and other digital media in 2014—a 33 percent increase compared with 2013, according to statistics released by the company.
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CLIR Appoints Research Fellow for the Committee on Coherence at Scale for Higher Education — Council on Library and Information Resources

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7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition | Yale Law School Library

7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition | Yale Law School Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Rare Books: 7th Annual Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition http://t.co/sTcPRHQ6cz
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SD Law Library welcomes traveling Lincoln exhibition - San Diego Source (subscription)

The San Diego Law Library later this month will begin hosting an exhibition looking at how Pres. Abraham Lincoln utilized the U.S.
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Laureen Kelly - Albany GA Law Librarian Tries to Help People Who Can't Get Lawyers - Daily Report

Laureen Kelly - Albany GA Law Librarian Tries to Help People Who Can't Get Lawyers - Daily Report | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Laureen Kelly, a lawyer turned librarian who runs the Daugherty County Law Library. Kelly's library has become a self-help center for people who need a lawye...
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Malamud on PACER - Boing Boing

Malamud on PACER - Boing Boing | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
PACER is America's all-but-inaccessible public database of court records. Carl Malamud explains the problem—and the solution: you.
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My favorite line from this post: "They have recently rolled out the so-called NEXTGEN upgrade to PACER, which features improvements such as longer user names."

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