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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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Q&A: Cengage Learning CEO Michael Hansen on Coming Out of Bankruptcy

Q&A: Cengage Learning CEO Michael Hansen on Coming Out of Bankruptcy | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Cengage Learning announced today that it has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy, having completed its financial restructuring, eliminating approximately $4 billion in funded debt and securing $1.75 billion in exit financing.
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BIALL Library School Student Bursary · Resources & Info · BIALL

BIALL (For @InfoSchoolSheff students interested in law librarianship a bursary is available for the BIALL annual conference http://t.co/7rcN1lS7cm)
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Changing Course: Tracking 10 Years of Online Education | Pearson Learning Solutions

Changing Course: Tracking 10 Years of Online Education | Pearson Learning Solutions | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Learn more about Pearson’s market-leading products, personalized solutions and services, and data-rich learning platforms.
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New books for Melbourne Law School Library

New books for Melbourne Law School Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
New books for #MelbourneLawSchool Library « OzTREKK – Study in Australia http://t.co/w0rr4vjAf0
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See what they're buying in Melbourne. Anything you need in your Aussie law collection???

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Changes to UK copyright law and how they could affect you | CILIP

Changes to UK copyright law and how they could affect you | CILIP | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
@copyrightgirl: Good post on how changes to UK #copyright law could affect libraries & archives: http://t.co/4xxLtJM5Me v @CILIPinfo
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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
Social News Daily
Library Claims Copyright Infringement Over Harmless Tweet
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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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Copyright Law for Librarians - online course begins tomorrow! - SLA

Copyright Law for Librarians - online course begins tomorrow! - SLA | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
We will examine copyright issues that directly relate to the work of special librarians and information professionals. (RT @copyrightlaws: #Copyright law for librarians online course begins this Thursday.
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Liberal arts college library directors ask publishers to ease ebook licensing restrictions | Inside Higher Ed

Liberal arts college library directors ask publishers to ease ebook licensing restrictions | Inside Higher Ed | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Law Libraries: The Last Refuge for Print? - The American Lawyer

Law Libraries: The Last Refuge for Print? - The American Lawyer | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The American Lawyer
Law Libraries: The Last Refuge for Print?
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Yet when The American Lawyer asked, in its last couple of law librarian surveys, whether firms were actually buying e-books, the overwhelming answer was no.
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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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