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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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Negotiating Librarianship | Peer to Peer Review

Negotiating Librarianship | Peer to Peer Review | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Every year I do a short presentation about negotiation during the course I co-teach with my colleague Will Cross on legal issues for librarians at the University of North Carolina School of Information and Library Science.
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When Rankings Rule Our Thinking | From the Bell Tower

No matter how much academics express displeasure about college rankings, the rankings continue to multiply. Each new one claims to offer some advantage over the competition. Will higher education ever be able to bring ranking madness to an end?
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"He proposed that libraries shift their assessment focus from description to prediction, from inputs to outputs, from quantity to quality." Eliot Shore in the article cited by Bell. Very relevant to our discussions at the NELLCO Symposium last week.

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Teaching Pedagogy

Teaching Pedagogy | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
LegalED, Learn the Law from the World's Leading Law Professors and Lawyers
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A collection of brief videos on pedagogy, including one entitled "How to be the World's Best Law Professor!" Good to see that it's the longest video at just under 15 minutes. Several of our law librarian colleagues are included in the group.

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SAVE THE DATE: Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries to Celebrate Historic Anniversary, Thursday, March 26th, 12:00pm-1:00pm |

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Lights and Camera In Action at Tampa Bay Libraries

Lights and Camera In Action at Tampa Bay Libraries | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Libraries in Central Florida are getting ready for their closeup.
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This is one kind of shared staffing I was envisioning in recent #ICOLC conversations about library consortia and staffing. Here the consortium hired a staff person with a specific skill set that will serve all member libraries. Every library has the need but none would be able to hire to fill it. Great job #TBLC!

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Boston College Oral History Project Faces Ongoing Legal Issues

Boston College Oral History Project Faces Ongoing Legal Issues | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Babst Library, Boston College
After years of ongoing legal issues, Boston College’s (BC) Belfast Project is again in the news.
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Fascinating! The dangerous lives of librarians. Who knew?

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It’s okay if you hate Robin Thicke. But the ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict is bad for pop music.

It’s okay if you hate Robin Thicke. But the ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict is bad for pop music. | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Do "vibes" qualify as intellectual property?
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Best line of the day -  "music is a continuum of ungovernable hybridity." This is a fascinating IP case that clearly illustrates how impossible it is to understand intellectual property.

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Will this massive collaboration between universities spur open ed? - eCampus News

Will this massive collaboration between universities spur open ed? - eCampus News | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Open education thrives in California through new large-scale collaboration between major universities.
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Librarians' obituaries as inspiration

Librarians' obituaries as inspiration | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
I became interested in librarians while researching my first book, about obituaries.  With the exception of a few showy eccentrics, . . . , the most engaging obit subjects were librarians.  An obit...
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Posted by Paul in 2010.

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Web of Science and Google Scholar Collaboration

The Google Scholar and Web of Science collaboration gives researchers an intuitive way to access and evaluate information easily. Hear librarians discuss how to easily access Open Access journals,.
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In the Memory Ward - The New Yorker

In the Memory Ward - The New Yorker | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Warburg Institute was created by a half-mad visionary. Is it too strange to survive?
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Has anyone been here? Sounds fascinating and possibly bucket-list worthy.

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Gifted Libraries

Gifted Libraries | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Going beyond books, library gift shops are raising funds and awareness for a growing number of Friends and foundations.
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What a natural fit!

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A Specialist Profession or a Profession of Specialists? | Peer to Peer Review

A Specialist Profession or a Profession of Specialists? | Peer to Peer Review | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
“Librarian,” like “doctor,” should be understood to mean: an expert with strengths in a particular field within the profession. —Stanford Friedman on Twitter, quoted with permission
A few years ago I went to my optometrist.
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Meet Jessica Generoux, Aboriginal Intern

Jessica Generoux has secured an innovative internship while she pursues her Master of Information and Library Science at the State University of New York at Buffalo.
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Interesting internship model.

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Kobo Parent Acquires OverDrive

Kobo Parent Acquires OverDrive | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Leading library ebook distributor OverDrive was sold to Rakuten on March 19 for $410 million cash, more than 16 times OverDrive’s annual earnings of $25 million.
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I'm surprised this didn't come up at the Symposium?!?

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Library offers more than books - The Buchtelite

Library offers more than books - The Buchtelite | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The editorially independent student voice at The University of Akron since 1889.
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Food not fines.

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Breaking Barriers: How Academic Librarians Can Communicate More Effectively with Faculty

Breaking Barriers: How Academic Librarians Can Communicate More Effectively with Faculty | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Presented by: Emerald Group Publishing, Inc.
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This webinar looks good. Something that is always a challenge.

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Kyle Courtney | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Change Agents

Kyle Courtney | Movers & Shakers 2015 — Change Agents | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Kyle Courtney is infectiously enthusiastic—about copyright law, MOOCs, open access, Harvard’s Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC) (“we are a nimble, technologically awesome library unit”), and especially his Copyright First Responders (CFRs), a cohort of 14 volunteer librarians assembled to serve as the first line of defense for the ever-growing number of copyright questions fielded by Harvard libraries. CFRs spent spring and summer 2014 attending Courtney’s Copyright Immersion Program, lea
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This is 'totally Kyle.'

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Help Wanted: New Law Librarian of Congress - The National Law Journal (registration)

Help Wanted: New Law Librarian of Congress - The National Law Journal (registration) | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
If you like researching the law better than practicing it, here’s a job for you: Law Librarian of Congress. The Library of Congress recently posted a job not...
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Survey says U-M's Cook Legal Research Library is 'most amazing college library ... - MLive.com

Kevin Shull, the article's author, said all 50 libraries making the list did so because they stood out in a number of key areas.
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Will the Gardner paintings ever come back? 'Master Thieves' author Stephen ... - Christian Science Monitor

Will the Gardner paintings ever come back? 'Master Thieves' author Stephen ... - Christian Science Monitor | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
'Master Thieves' author Stephen Kurkjian talks about the Isabella Stewart Gardner theft – the largest art heist in world history.
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I've been following this ever since the LLNE meeting a few years back on art law. Such a fascinating story!

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Remembering J. Paul Lomio, Director of Law School library « Stanford Lawyer

Remembering J. Paul Lomio, Director of Law School library « Stanford Lawyer | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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The Reveal: Announcing LJ’s 2015 Movers & Shakers

The Reveal: Announcing LJ’s 2015 Movers & Shakers | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Passion. Vision. Mission. These are just a few of the words that characterize the 50 individuals—and one organization—named 2015 Movers & Shakers.
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Harvard's own Kyle Courtney makes the list as a Change Agent!  Way to go, Kyle!

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Fair Is Fair. Or Is It?

Fair Is Fair. Or Is It? | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
If you really want to be fair, start with a rule that says, “Work when you
want, where you want, as long as the work gets done.” Apply that to
everyone, across the board, no exceptions. 
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Remember the "Results Only Work Environment" (ROWE) from last year's NELLCO Symposium?

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Ready to Spring Ahead? Tips For Coping With Daylight Saving Time

Ready to Spring Ahead? Tips For Coping With Daylight Saving Time | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The annual rite of turning our clocks forward is upon us, which can throw off sleep and decision-making. Some experts weigh in on the relative merits of Daylight Saving Time, and how we humans can best adjust when the clock does.
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Springing ahead at last!

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