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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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Law blog more valuable than law review in landing job

Law blog more valuable than law review in landing job | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Things historically thought important by law students -- which law school, law review, moot court, who you know -- are not as important as networking online.
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Keurig Insists Coffee DRM Brings 'Interactive-Enabled Benefits' And Is For Your Own Safety | Techdirt

Keurig Insists Coffee DRM Brings 'Interactive-Enabled Benefits' And Is For Your Own Safety | Techdirt | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
As we recently discussed, Keurig is busy making plans to embed new technology in their new "Keurig 2.0" line of coffee makers that will reject unsanctioned (read: less expensive, competing) coffee pods. The technology would also presumably...
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Just learned about this little 'DRM' trick the hard way! Bought a box of 80 pods that say on the box they work with Keurig. Popped one into our new office Keurig and guess what? The pods "are not optimized for use" in the machine. #scam #keurig

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LibraryReads Nominations Now Accepted via NetGalley

LibraryReads, which offers a monthly list of ten current titles recommended by library staff nationwide as their favorites, has joined with NetGalley to make nominating titles even easier.
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Jobs for law graduates

Jobs for law graduates | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The issue in Australia is not as stark as it currently is in the USA. But, as a recent article in The New Yorker suggests, many US law graduates are having difficulty finding jobs.
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How Law Libraries Can Help Self-Represented Litigants – Slaw

How Law Libraries Can Help Self-Represented Litigants – Slaw | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
This is a follow-up to a September 18, 2014 post on Slaw.ca entitled American Association of Law Libraries Report on Access to Justice that referred to a white paper about what U.S. law libraries are doing to assist self-represented litigants (SRLs).
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Are law libraries still relevant? - Law Times

Plans are underway to review the province’s law libraries for the first time in 15 years with the goal of modernizing them.
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EMERGENCY PROTEST: Nationwide vigil for net neutrality on November 6th

EMERGENCY PROTEST: Nationwide vigil for net neutrality on November 6th | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
These could be the final days of the open web or the first days of the rebellion that saves it. Join the nationwide protest to save the Internet on November 6th
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Elsevier and text/data mining - petermr's blog | A Scientist and the Web

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Are you finding more interest from faculty in TDM? Make sure your license agreements support it!

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Four Law Libraries That Fit in Your Pocket

Four Law Libraries That Fit in Your Pocket | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
On-the-go legal research is an important aspect of any law professional's career. A firm might subscribe to any number of research services, each with different features. The following comparison of popular services' mobile apps shows how to make the most of each one, whether you're using a smartphone, a tablet, or even a PC or Mac.
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UK Charity Launches Campaign Challenging Restrictive Copyright Law - The Nonprofit Quarterly

UK Charity Launches Campaign Challenging Restrictive Copyright Law - The Nonprofit Quarterly | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Several UK Museums and organizations have united against a law that prevents the display of unpublished works with an unknown rights holder.
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CILIP is leading this charge. Best of luck in the effort!

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UK Museums and Libraries Protest Outdated Copyright Laws | TorrentFreak

UK Museums and Libraries Protest Outdated Copyright Laws | TorrentFreak | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
This year marks 100 years since the outbreak of World War I, but the general public in the UK still doesn't have access to original unpublished works such as diaries and letters from the Great War.
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An Interview with Xiao Yu, Foreign Law Intern | In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress

An Interview with Xiao Yu, Foreign Law Intern | In Custodia Legis: Law Librarians of Congress | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Xiao Yu is currently working at the Law Library of Congress as a foreign law intern.
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An up-and-comer in foreign law. One to watch.

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The Ginger (Law) Librarian: Alternative Lending In College Libraries

The Ginger (Law) Librarian: Alternative Lending In College Libraries | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Ginger (Law) Librarian: More and more college #libraries are offering unique items for check out. http://t.co/RyggAjH3ko
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Anybody want to check out a drone? Find out which library can help you with that.

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Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management | Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS)

Ingram Coutts Award for Innovation in Electronic Resources Management | Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Nominate someone today! Get recognition for law librarians in ERM!

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Library of Congress shows how Magna Carta became a touchstone of constitutional law

Library of Congress shows how Magna Carta became a touchstone of constitutional law | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
A yellowing piece of parchment covered in Latin, the Magna Carta now on view at the Library of Congress is as charming as a tax form.
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Library faces budget constraints - Yale Daily News (blog)

Library faces budget constraints - Yale Daily News (blog) | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Libraries do their best to adapt to changing times, but the times are not always kind to them.
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HeinOnline World Treaty Library Evaluation

HeinOnline World Treaty Library Evaluation | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
RT @DipLawMat: An evaluation of @HeinOnline's new World #Treaty #Library: http://t.co/uBPuJK7CkS @aallnet #law #international #research #li…
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On the market: 19th century Thomas Hartas-designed law library in city centre Manchester « WowHaus

On the market: 19th century Thomas Hartas-designed law library in city centre Manchester « WowHaus | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
@BlackwellMcr New bookshop: http://t.co/Os2QtyfWbM
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What a gem!

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Admin Admissions: History buff Toby Graham starts new chapter as head of UGA ... - Red and Black

Admin Admissions: History buff Toby Graham starts new chapter as head of UGA ... - Red and Black | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Toby Graham, who began his journey at UGA in 2003 as the director of the Digital Library of Georgia, was named university librarian in June. Before taking on his new role in September, he served as the deputy university librarian.
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5 Questions with Copyright Advisor Kyle Courtney

5 Questions with Copyright Advisor Kyle Courtney | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
New Products: What’s Fair about Fair Use? The Battle Over E-Reserves at GSU (A) and (B) Kyle K. Courtney, Harvard University’s Copyright Advisor in the Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communic...
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Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age

Picking The Locks: Redefining Copyright Law In The Digital Age | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
In his new book, Cory Doctorow shows creators how to survive in the digital age. He says the problem with copyright law is tech platforms have more control over content than the people who make it.
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Hat tip to library stuff for this one.

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Partnering With County Law Libraries As Law Firm Members

Partnering With County Law Libraries As Law Firm Members | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
by Michael Ginsburg, Reference Librarian at Arnold & Porter Collaboration has often allowed librarians to overcome challenges of access to needed information resources. Early examples include i...
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Tip 'o the hat to the Pinhawk Librarian for pointing this piece out.

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The “Good Lawyer” Quiz

The “Good Lawyer” Quiz | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Two of my former colleagues from the UMKC School of Law, Professors Nancy Levit and Douglas Linder, recently published a book entitled “The Good Lawyer“, Oxford University Press (2013), which  “[t]akes the reader on a fascinating and insightful tour...
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Check out this quiz. What does it take to be a 'good' lawyer?

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Students can print copies of entire books at MSU's main library - MSU State News

If MSU students have an old or obscure book they would like to own, there’s a good chance it can be printed out right at the school’s main library.MSU’s Espresso Book Machine, managed by library staffer Jonah Magar, makes copies of books.
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How MSU is making use of an Espresso Book Machine for public domain materials.

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Legal History Blog: The Bonfield Fellowship at Iowa Law

Legal History Blog: The Bonfield Fellowship at Iowa Law | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The Bonfield Fellowship at Iowa Law: [We have the following announcement.]The Law Library welcomes application... http://t.co/HPk71tw18B
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