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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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Appellate Court Libraries and State Law Libraries Standards

"Access to Justice is a fundamental right of every citizen of the United States. Legal information is an essential element of this right. Law libraries are integral to the administration of justice as providers of legal resources.
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Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions

Teen to government: Change your typeface, save millions | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
A teen's science fair project led him to realize that changing fonts could save the U.S. government millions of dollars.
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Wow! Hope GPO can parlay this into REAL savings! Good work Suvir!

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Innovative Interfaces, Bibliotheca Announce Strategic Partnership

Innovative Interfaces, Bibliotheca Announce Strategic Partnership | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Innovative Interfaces Inc. (III), developer of the Millennium ILS and next-generation Sierra Services Platform among other discovery and automation solutions, this month announced a partnership with Bibliotheca, the global RFID, EM/RFID hybrid and...
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There Are At Least Three Books Made of Human Skin In Harvard's Library - Business Insider

There Are At Least Three Books Made of Human Skin In Harvard's Library - Business Insider | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
New York Daily News There Are At Least Three Books Made of Human Skin In Harvard's Library Business Insider "Accessible in the library's Elihu Reading Room, the [Spanish law volume], entitled “Practicarum quaestionum circa leges regias…,” looks old...
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One in the law library.

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ER&L Conference Sees Rapid Growth

ER&L Conference Sees Rapid Growth | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The ninth annual Electronic Resources & Libraries (ER&L) conference this year hosted more than 650 attendees from 40 states and six countries, representing a spike in attendance of more than 20 percent compared with 2013.
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Sign the petition: Mayor Gray: Bring a Library to the DC Jail

Sign the petition: Mayor Gray: Bring a Library to the DC Jail | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
I just signed a petition to Mayor Vincent C. Gray: Access to information is a basic human right.
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Harvard Law Library Programs receive Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries | Harvard Law TodayHarvard Law Today

Harvard Law Library Programs receive Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries | Harvard Law TodayHarvard Law Today | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Two Harvard Law School Library Programs, Stacklife and Library Cloud, have earned the Stanford Prize for Innovation in Research Libraries (SPIRL). The programs were recognized for their innovation and functionality on campus and in the community.
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Brown's state librarian appointment isn't by the book - Los Angeles Times

Brown's state librarian appointment isn't by the book - Los Angeles Times | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Brown's state librarian appointment isn't by the book Los Angeles Times Evan Westrup, a spokesman for the governor, said Lucas' appointment passes muster with the law, but added: "Our appointee will be pursuing additional technical training through...
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Rutgers-Newark law school starts unique fellowship offering low-cost legal help - The Star-Ledger

Rutgers-Newark law school starts unique fellowship offering low-cost legal help - The Star-Ledger | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Rutgers-Newark law school starts unique fellowship offering low-cost legal help The Star-Ledger The six Rutgers School of Law-Newark graduates chosen for the fellowship are headquartered in a small, third-floor office overlooking the stairwell and...
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The Lever Initiative: Taking a Stand To Change the World | Peer to Peer Review

The Lever Initiative: Taking a Stand To Change the World | Peer to Peer Review | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The first phase of the Lever Initiative is very nearly complete, so it seems a good time to share what we’ve learned.
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State Bar Moving Forward In Search for a New Director | New York Law Journal

State Bar Moving Forward In Search for a New Director | New York Law Journal | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The search committee seeking a new executive director for the New York State Bar Association will begin interviewing candidates later this month.
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Library Boy: 2014 Legal Research Teach-In Toolkit from American Association of Law Libraries

Library Boy: 2014 Legal Research Teach-In Toolkit from American Association of Law Libraries | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
RT @LinexSystems: 2014 Legal Research Teach-In Toolkit from American Association of Law Libraries http://t.co/Lk7dw1Dxtr
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ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN FOR ADMINISTRATION, Boston University School of Law, Pappas Law Library

ASSISTANT LIBRARIAN FOR ADMINISTRATION, Boston University School of Law, Pappas Law Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Report to the Law Library Director and is a member of the administrative team that also includes the Director, Associate Director and Assistant Director.
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Renaissance Utterances: Twenty Years as a Law Librarian ...

Renaissance Utterances: Twenty Years as a Law Librarian ... | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
This is the second in my series of 'Twenty Years as a Law Librarian' blogposts. Although the first was about technology, whilst writing it I found myself constantly thinking about communications. I decided to split the two so I ...
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The Battle Over Library Spaces, Part 1: Saying Yes and Saying No | Peer to Peer Review

The Battle Over Library Spaces, Part 1: Saying Yes and Saying No | Peer to Peer Review | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
In academic libraries, there seems to be growing concern about the problem of space—not only a lack of it in our library buildings, though that is a problem for many of us, but also a concern that the spaces we do have are going to be (or already...
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Dewey B Strategic: ALM Law Firm Support Staffing Report: Optimizing Staff Ratios & Increased Demand for Analytical Skills

Dewey B Strategic: ALM Law Firm Support Staffing Report: Optimizing Staff Ratios & Increased Demand for Analytical Skills | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
On Dewey B: #ALM law firm support staffing report: library services most thinly staffed http://t.co/ElXrFgomPg #lawlibrarians #libraries
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California Governor Appoints Journalist to State Librarian Position

California Governor Appoints Journalist to State Librarian Position | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
From the LA Times:
[Governor Jerry] Brown [has] appointed Greg Lucas, 55, a former political reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle, to the post.
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Who was advising Gov. Brown on this???? Is there any push back in the works?

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ALA Ethnic Caucuses and ALA Release Joint Statement About 2016 Annual Conference in FL in face of stand your ground laws

ALA Ethnic Caucuses and ALA Release Joint Statement About 2016 Annual Conference in FL in face of stand your ground laws | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Here’s the Full Text of a Joint Statement From the Presidents Of American Library Association Ethnic Caucuses And The ALA Regarding Future Of 2016 Conference.
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Library Claims Copyright Infringement Over Harmless Tweet - Social News Daily

Library Claims Copyright Infringement Over Harmless Tweet - Social News Daily | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Library Claims Copyright Infringement Over Harmless Tweet
Social News Daily
If you ask the average library what they think about copyright laws, they will tell you that knowledge is more important than copyright law.
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Wow! Really bad library publicity. Do they let just anyone drive their twitter account? Good reminder to pay attention to who is driving yours!

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Mark your calendars! MAALL Mid-America Association of Law Libraries

Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (@MAALLibraries) 2014 Annual Meeting, "Fast Forward", Chicago, Oct.5-7: http://t.co/zkCI62vmx7
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A Genius Idea | Office Hours

A Genius Idea | Office Hours | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Librarian Shaming tumblr highlights anonymous “confessions” from our field. Some are humorous, some shocking. Some will make you think and maybe reconsider assumptions.
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Lurid Pamphlet dated - Real-life Murders and Bibliographical Mysteries

Lurid Pamphlet dated - Real-life Murders and Bibliographical Mysteries | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
RT @HarvardLibrary: Mystery solved! @Harvard Law School Library deduces date of lurid crime pamphlet. http://t.co/G9sb7hhB6p @hlslib http:…
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Cornell Law School Picks New Dean | New York Law Journal

Cornell Law School Picks New Dean | New York Law Journal | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Eduardo Peñalver, a professor of property law and land use at the University of Chicago Law School, has been named the next dean of Cornell Law School, the s...
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Renaissance Utterances: Twenty Years as a Law Librarian ...

Renaissance Utterances: Twenty Years as a Law Librarian ... | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Trainees would receive a day's library induction to cover all the new electronic stuff, as well as hard copy research skills. I don't do such long sessions now as universities teach this as part of law degrees.
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Our Powers Combined - Inside Higher Ed

Our Powers Combined - Inside Higher Ed | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Our Powers Combined
Inside Higher Ed
Each college or university will commit to creating two upper-level humanities courses that use or reuse online educational resources, or feature technologies that enable automated grading or online collaboration.
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From the article - "Collaboration is hard."

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