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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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BOSTON COLLEGE LEGAL EAGLE: Happy Halloween - Salem Witch Trials

BOSTON COLLEGE LEGAL EAGLE: Happy Halloween - Salem Witch Trials | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Happy Halloween - Salem Witch Trials: The Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries has posted some great inform... http://t.co/jaCtkHJojI
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Find the primary materials from the Salem Witch trials!

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Google like a Pro

Google like a Pro | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
I know every year you hear librarians tell you  in class not to rely on Google and Wikipedia too much for legal research.  As a result, some of you may be under the impression that librarians hate ...
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Thanks to the law librarians at SMU for posting this slide deck. Great tips on advanced google searching.

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On the ROAD to Open Access (and Charleston) | Not Dead Yet

On the ROAD to Open Access (and Charleston) | Not Dead Yet | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
I want to give a big shout-out to wonderful Katina Strauch for alerting me to the ROAD Directory of Open Access scholarly Resources, a service offered by the ISSN International Centre with the support of the Communication and Information Sector of...
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Elon Law School curriculum changes emphasize legal experience - Burlington Times News

Elon Law School curriculum changes emphasize legal experience - Burlington Times News | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Elon Law School curriculum changes emphasize legal experience
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With curriculum changes, Elon grads will be in the job market ahead of others.

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Open Access: Looking Back at Ten Years of Open Access Publishing

Open Access: Looking Back at Ten Years of Open Access Publishing | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Presented by: Oxford University Press and Library Journal Event Date & Time: Wednesday, November 19th, 2014, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM PT How has Open Access publishing evolved over the last ten years and what challenges might Open...
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Register now for this webinar on 11/19.

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Librarians Embroiled in Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment

In a Statement of Claim dated July 15, 2014, Joe Murphy—a 2009 LJ Mover & Shaker—named librarians nina de jesus and Lisa Rabey as defendants in a civil lawsuit filed in Toronto, Ontario (de jesus is a Canadian citizen).
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#thingsthathavegottenoutofhand

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Termination: Swets Ending All Services in the Near Future

On September 28, 2014 we began posting about the bankruptcy of Swets.
Now, five weeks later, the company says that all services will soon be terminated and asking for outstanding debts to sbe paid.
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So Little Paper to Chase in a Law Firm’s New Library

So Little Paper to Chase in a Law Firm’s New Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
When the firm Kaye Scholer moved its new Manhattan office this month, it did not take 95 percent of its tens of thousands of law books.
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Running the Law Firm Library like a Business

Running the Law Firm Library like a Business | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Law firm libraries are experiencing an identity crisis: the law firm library is no longer a “place” ...
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Always Doesn’t Live Here Anymore | Office Hours

Always Doesn’t Live Here Anymore | Office Hours | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Some of the most creative and flexible librarians I know have been working for more than a few years in libraries.
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"The best librarians make good, rapid decisions, based on evidence, experience, and a view of the big picture."

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​Court ruling may impact scholarly use of copyrighted works - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily

​Court ruling may impact scholarly use of copyrighted works - University of Virginia The Cavalier Daily | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
UVA's premier student-operated independent news organization and Charlottesville's oldest daily newspaper.
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Tarlton Fellowship | Tarlton Law Library

Tarlton Fellowship | Tarlton Law Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Any promising candidates out there?

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Librarians Are Dedicated to User Privacy. The Tech They Have to Use Is Not. - Slate Magazine (blog)

Librarians Are Dedicated to User Privacy. The Tech They Have to Use Is Not. - Slate Magazine (blog) | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Adobe has made it extremely easy for unwanted eyes to read over the shoulders of library patrons. Last week reports surfaced about how Adobe’s Digital Editions e-book software collects and transmits information about readers in plain text.
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From the article: "Additionally, library users should insist that that patron privacy needs to come first in all vendor agreements. These agreements should be in line with ALA’s Library Bill of Rights, Core Values of Librarianship, and Data Retention Policy, as well as with individual library privacy policies."

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New “orphan works” rule in UK makes millions of creative works available for ... - Gigaom

New “orphan works” rule in UK makes millions of creative works available for ... - Gigaom | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
The UK government is trying a new approach to the orphan works problem that it says will make more than 91 million painting and books available to the public.
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ITHAKA Sustainable Scholarship 2014 Brings Data and Process Together

ITHAKA Sustainable Scholarship 2014 Brings Data and Process Together | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
On October 20–21, scholarly nonprofit organization ITHAKA held its annual Sustainable Scholarship conference at New York City’s Wyndham Hotel.
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Partnering With County Law Libraries As Law Firm Members

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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Collaboration opportunities exist among firm, county and membership law libraries.

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#HiddenUT: Ghosts in the Library - University of Texas at Austin News

#HiddenUT: Ghosts in the Library - University of Texas at Austin News | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Two executioners watch over the Tarlton Law Library, but don't worry — they're not enforcing rules. Read about these macabre artifacts.Read this story
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The hands of the executioner at UT.

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Meet the Law Library: Fall Fest Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at D’Angelo | University of Chicago Law School

Meet the Law Library: Fall Fest Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at D’Angelo | University of Chicago Law School | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
MT @UChicagoLaw In the News: Meet the @dangelolaw Library: #FallFest Offers Behind-the-Scenes Look at D’Angelo http://t.co/mTp0Jp4RiO
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Ann Laeuchli’s Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone | Yale Law School Library

Ann Laeuchli’s Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone | Yale Law School Library | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
RT @CentreLegalHist: Ann Laeuchli’s Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone: http://t.co/0zM6hJPrrg
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Center for Research Libraries - CRL to Digitize Endangered Foreign Government Publications

Center for Research Libraries - CRL to Digitize Endangered Foreign Government Publications | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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Library Assistant Job at Law Development Centre (LDC) - Employment Opportunity in Uganda | Great Uganda Jobs

Library Assistant Job at Law Development Centre (LDC) - Employment Opportunity in Uganda | Great Uganda Jobs | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
Library Assistant Job at Law Development Centre (LDC) - Employment Opportunity in Uganda | Great... http://t.co/U5EM2j9gPV
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41 Semifinalists Named in Knight Foundation News Challenge: Libraries

680 submissions to the News Challenge: Libraries were reviewed by 11 advisers and today 41 semifinalists were announced.
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How the UK's new copyright law benefits libraries, archives and museums | CILIP

How the UK's new copyright law benefits libraries, archives and museums | CILIP | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
How the UK's new copyright law benefits libraries, archives and museums http://t.co/QqFSYCVzXp via @sharethis
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November 19: Can't We All Work Together?: Interoperability & Systems Integration - National Information Standards Organization

November 19: Can't We All Work Together?: Interoperability & Systems Integration - National Information Standards Organization | Library Collaboration | Scoop.it
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