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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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Lee Quo Wei Law Library @ CUHK: Chinese Maritime and Commercial Law Reports

Lee Quo Wei Law Library @ CUHK: Chinese Maritime and Commercial Law Reports | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
This law reports series provides English translation of selected Chinese cases. It also includes Supreme Court replies, important legislation and decrees, opinions and lectures from the Chinese judiciary, etc.
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In Norway, all library books must be digitized -- by law - io9

In Norway, all library books must be digitized -- by law - io9 | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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In Norway, all library books must be digitized -- by law
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A law in Norway has their National Library scanning all literature and then making it publicly available to anyone to anyone coming in under a Norwegian IP address.
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The 10 Worst Things About Working In An Open-Office--In Your Words

The 10 Worst Things About Working In An Open-Office--In Your Words | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
We asked you what you hate about your open-office layout. And you told us. Oh boy did you tell us.
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If Smuggling Were Snuggling at the Law Library - Bitter Lawyer

If Smuggling Were Snuggling at the Law Library - Bitter Lawyer | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
What if books in the law library changed from smuggling to snuggling?
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A little mid-week levity.

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Call for Papers - Acquisitions Institute

Call for Papers - Acquisitions Institute | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Acquisitions Institute at Timberline Lodge has been providing an opportunity for acquisitions and collections librarians to meet and discuss pertinent trends and issues since 2000.
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The 2013 Influence List - Chronicle of Higher Education

The 2013 Influence List - Chronicle of Higher Education | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The 2013 Influence List Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) Her story garnered national media attention after a lawyer for the United Steelworkers union (which Duquesne adjuncts voted to join last year) wrote an opinion piece in the...
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Franklin Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Launches FRANKLIN Digital Repository

Franklin Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum Launches FRANKLIN Digital Repository | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
This new online resource from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library and Museum went live earlier today.
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AALL Election News: Congratulations to Keith Ann Stiverson ...

AALL Election News: Congratulations to Keith Ann Stiverson ... | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Congratulations to CALL member Keith Ann Stiverson on her election to the AALL Executive Board! Keith serves as the Director of the Chicago-Kent College of Law Library and has been very active in both CALL and AALL ...
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Writing In Place | The Common

Writing In Place | The Common | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Sometimes I have to leave the house, get out in the world and write among other people.  Not that I want anything to do with any of them.  I just want to set up among them, the better to hunker down.
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Praise for the law library as place, sort of.

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Libraries Are Fighting To Protect User Information From Government Spies - Personal Liberty Digest

Libraries Are Fighting To Protect User Information From Government Spies - Personal Liberty Digest | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Libraries Are Fighting To Protect User Information From Government Spies Personal Liberty Digest In 2001, the American Library Association expressed vocal opposition to the passage of the Patriot Act, fearing that the government would use...
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ECU ends tenure hiring for librarians - The Daily Tar Heel

ECU ends tenure hiring for librarians - The Daily Tar Heel | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
ECU ends tenure hiring for librarians
The Daily Tar Heel
Allen said approximately 125 librarians are employed by the University, Health Science and Law libraries.
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On Firmer Ground - Wrapping up 2013.

On Firmer Ground - Wrapping up 2013. | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
.Kate Greene Stanhope, Manager Library & Information Services, McInnes Cooper 2013 is winding down and planning for 2014 well underway. Historically, end of year was the natural time to evaluat...
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New Imprints Signal Publishing Not Dead | PubCrawl

New Imprints Signal Publishing Not Dead  | PubCrawl | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
For an industry pronounced dead repeatedly for at least a decade or more, traditional publishing—and its digital-first counterparts, which might not be so different after all—belied the grim reapers, with innumerable launches and new models that...
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Why Content Curation is the Ultimate Compliment to the Creator

Why Content Curation is the Ultimate Compliment to the Creator | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Before today, imitation was the greatest form of flattery. If your idea was good enough to be copied, then you were golden. But now, with the state of the web in our lives, this balance is shifting.
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Stop the Presses: Is the monograph headed toward an e-only future? | Ithaka S+R

Stop the Presses: Is the monograph headed toward an e-only future? | Ithaka S+R | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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TaxProf Blog: Law Libraries and the Law School Crisis

Law Libraries and the Law School Crisis http://t.co/S4viDjljbC
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Opening Up | Next Steps for MOOCs and Libraries

Opening Up | Next Steps for MOOCs and Libraries | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Since LJ first covered massive open online courses (MOOC)s in May’s “Massive Open Opportunity,” they have expanded in several directions in academic, public, and LIS spaces.
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Google Books, the Authors Guild, and Cognitive Dissonance

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Zick Rubin, writing about Google Books case, claims that judicial trends demonstrate that "transformativeness – giving a creative work “new expression,  meaning, or message” – is the most important factor in determinations of fair  use." 

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University of Missouri College of Education Partners on Digital Archive to Capture Struggle Against Apartheid

University of Missouri College of Education Partners on Digital Archive to Capture Struggle Against Apartheid | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
From U. of Missouri:
With the passing of Nelson Mandela [last] week, preserving and documenting the many facets of his life will be crucial as future generations learn about his impact and carry his legacy into the future.
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New How geeks and non-geeks can collaborate at work – Stephen's ...

New How geeks and non-geeks can collaborate at work – Stephen's ... | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
http://techpageone.dell.com/technology/geeks-non-geeks-can-collaborate/#.Uo0MA1eukhw. “Authors Paul Glen and Maria McManus recently published an article about the on-going communication problems faced by geeks ...
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Guide to Law Online | Law Library of Congress

The Guide to Law Online, prepared by the Law Library of Congress Public Services Division, is an annotated guide to sources of information on government and law available online | It includes selected links to useful and reliable sites for legal...
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Sacramento Library Regains More than Half of Embezzled Funds

Sacramento Library Regains More than Half of Embezzled Funds | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
For any library system, getting a check for $480,000 would be a cause to celebrate. In the case of the Sacramento Public Library (SPL), though, that’s particularly true.
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Major Owens: Years in Politics but Always a Librarian | Blatant Berry

I will NEVER FORGET that evening in 1975 when a group of librarians gathered to hear Major R. Owens, an African American librarian from Brooklyn, as he began his first campaign for public office.
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A lovely tribute to a librarian and statesman.

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