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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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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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Silent Films Preservation Study Underlines Difficulties of Film Archiving

Silent Films Preservation Study Underlines Difficulties of Film Archiving | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
A recent study commissioned by the Library of Congress found that, of the more than 11,000 silent films produced by American movie studios between 1912 and 1929, just 14 percent (1,575) survive today in their original domestic release.
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Washington: King County Library System Director Resigns to Take Director Position at Calgary Public Library

Washington: King County Library System Director Resigns to Take Director Position at Calgary Public Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Bill Ptacek, Director of the King County Library System (KCLS) has resigned his position and head northeast across the border to Canada and become the new library director at the Calgary Public Library beginning on February 1, 2014.
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Keith Ann Stiverson elected VP/president-elect of the American Association of Law Libraries

Keith Ann Stiverson elected VP/president-elect of the American Association of Law Libraries | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Keith Ann Stiverson, director of the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law library, has been elected VP/president-elect of the American Association of Law Libraries. (RT @ChicagoKentLaw: Our librarians never fail to impress.
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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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Former Pine River Journal editor named state law librarian of Montana - The Lake Country Echo

Former Pine River Journal editor named state law librarian of Montana The Lake Country Echo Lisa Mecklenberg Jackson was appointed by the Montana Supreme Court to serve as the state law librarian of Montana and director of the Montana State Law...
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Making FERPA Fit When We Flip | Peer to Peer Review

Making FERPA Fit When We Flip | Peer to Peer Review | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
A great deal of my professional life is spent trying to make a body of law from the analog age, the 1976 Copyright Act, fit into the digital world.
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"...occasionally a student really does need to protect his or her identity and whereabouts for reasons that usually do not reflect well on modern society."

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SF law library relocates near Civic Center neighborhood

San Francisco’s oldest public law library has moved to a new location near Civic Center and into a facility that offers more features for patrons.
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'Seismic retrofitting' results in law library relocation.

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