Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries

In the last two decades, advancement in technology has transformed every aspect of librarianship. Law Librarianship in Academic Law Libraries discusses issues and model practices in academic law libraries. This text will help librarians and library school students understand the operation, resources and facilities that are available in the academic law library. It explains the practices and trends that are widely practiced in different parts of the world. This book describes the expectations of an aspiring professional with an interest in specializing in law librarianship; revealing facts pertaining to management and administration which are not necessarily taught in library schools. The first chapter introduces the history of academic law libraries, and defines law librarianship. The remaining chapters are dedicated to different aspects of law librarianship including the importance of emerging technologies and how they are implemented in the academic law libraries setting, finishing with a concluding chapter on global opportunities available for law librarians. Provides an insight to academic law librarianship practices Practical tips on building a career in academic law librarianship Describes in detail the education and professional development opportunities for academic law librarianship Features customized classification schemes that have been used in academic law libraries

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  • Author : Yemisi Dina
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 136 pages
  • ISBN : 0081001797
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries

Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Yemisi Dina
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 10 April 2015
GET THIS BOOKLaw Librarianship in Academic Libraries

In the last two decades, advancement in technology has transformed every aspect of librarianship. Law Librarianship in Academic Law Libraries discusses issues and model practices in academic law libraries. This text will help librarians and library school students understand the operation, resources and facilities that are available in the academic law library. It explains the practices and trends that are widely practiced in different parts of the world. This book describes the expectations of an aspiring professional with an interest

Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

Law Librarianship in the Digital Age
  • Author : Ellyssa Kroski
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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It is absolutely essential that today s law librarians are digitally literate in addition to possessing an understanding and awareness of recent advancements and trends in information technology as they pertain to the library field. Law Libraries in the Digital Age offers a one-stop, comprehensive guide to achieving both of those goals. This go-to resource covers the most cutting-edge developments that face today s modern law libraries, including e-Books, mobile device management, Web scale discovery, cloud computing, social software, and

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Legal Reference for Librarians
  • Author : Paul D. Healey
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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In recent years the number of Americans who have decided to handle their own legal affairs without the help of a lawyer has skyrocketed. Ranging from people writing their own wills or drafting a contract to those trying to represent themselves in court, they’re going to public and academic libraries for answers. As both an attorney and a librarian, Healy’s background makes him uniquely qualified to advise library staff on providing users with the legal information they seek,

Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century

Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century
  • Author : Roy Balleste,Sonia Luna-Lamas,Lisa Smith-Butler
  • Publisher : Scarecrow Press
  • Release : 28 December 2006
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This text for library and information science courses on law librarianship introduces students to the rapidly evolving world of law librarianship. Individual chapters provide a concise treatment of such specialized topics as the history of law librarianship, international law, and government documents. Standard topics are dealt with as they apply to the law library, including collection development, public services, technical processing, administration, technology, and consortia.

Basics of Law Librarianship

Basics of Law Librarianship
  • Author : Deborah S. Panella
  • Publisher : Psychology Press
  • Release : 01 January 1991
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Here is an essential introductory guide on all aspects of law librarianship written especially for non-law librarians, library school students, and beginning law librarians. Although there are several excellent practical handbooks and numerous articles on specific topics of law librarianship for practicing law librarians, Basics of Law Librarianship is the only resource that addresses the information needs of the student or new law librarian. Author Deborah Panella, managing librarian of a large, prominent New York law firm, explores the major

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Law Librarianship
  • Author : American Association of Law Libraries
  • Publisher : Fred B. Rothman
  • Release : 13 April 1996
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A collection of 18 essays chronicling the history of law librarianship as a profession detailing the pioneering personalities in the American Association of Law Libraries and issues facing libraries. The contributing law librarians describe the evolution of the US Supreme Court Library, law firm libraries, the Los Angeles County Law Library, the work of William R. Roalfe and Frederick Hicks, the history of the AALL and associated organizations, and featured topics in both the establishment of African-American law libraries and the

Planning Academic Library Orientations

Planning Academic Library Orientations
  • Author : Kylie Bailin,Benjamin Jahre,Sarah Morris
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 06 July 2018
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Colleges and universities throughout the world plan library orientations for first years or specific audiences such as transfer or international students. These events can vary greatly in shape and form depending on the size, resources and staff of the institution, orientation schedule, and whether it is mandatory for students. Some institutions plan day-long events, elaborate games, or scavenger hunts; some offer drop in sessions or library tours; others offer an online orientation. Planning Academic Library Orientations gathers case studies from

How to Become a Federal Criminal

How to Become a Federal Criminal
  • Author : Mike Chase
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 04 June 2019
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A hilarious, entertaining, and illuminating compendium of the most bizarre ways you might become a federal criminal in America—from mailing a mongoose to selling Swiss cheese without enough holes—written and illustrated by the creator of the wildly popular @CrimeADay Twitter account. Have you ever clogged a toilet in a national forest? That could get you six months in federal prison. Written a letter to a pirate? You might be looking at three years in the slammer. Leaving the

Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age

Law Library Collection Development in the Digital Age
  • Author : Gordon Russell,Michael Chiorazzi
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 24 October 2018
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While the digital revolution has touched every aspect of law librarianship, perhaps nowhere has the effect been more profound than in the area of collection development. Many of the materials law libraries traditionally collected in print form are now available in electronic format. Digital technology has affected the way we select, order, and process legal materials. The World Wide Web has created an explosion of both commercial and private online publishing. The cost of electronic publishing has caused many traditional

Legal Research and Writing

Legal Research and Writing
  • Author : Ted Tjaden
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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"Legal Research and Writing, Third Edition" seeks to explain the practical skills needed for print and online legal research and for legal writing. It provides a current and comprehensive look at the topic, consolidating information on legal research and writing into one handy, easy-to-use resource. The book is written for both seasoned practitioners, seeking to add the latest sources and techniques to their research arsenals, and for beginning law students who face a bewildering array of information. It includes chapters

Teaching Legal Research

Teaching Legal Research
  • Author : Barbara Bintliff,Duncan Alford
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 13 September 2013
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Legal research is a fundamental skill for all law students and attorneys. Regardless of practice area or work venue, knowledge of the sources and processes of legal research underpins the legal professional’s work. Academic law librarians, as research experts, are uniquely qualified to teach legal research. Whether participating in the mandatory, first-year law school curriculum or offering advanced or specialized legal research instruction, law librarians have the up-to-date knowledge, the broad view of the field, and the expertise to

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Libraries and Democracy
  • Author : Nancy Kranich
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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From Librarian of Congress, James Billington, to founding director of the Center for the Book, John Cole, the leading-edge information specialists of the day share their insights on the role libraries play in advancing democracy.