Tuesday, October 31, 2006

Out of the Jungle: Harvard 1L Curriculum Reform: Tool of the Devil?

Monday, October 30, 2006

beSpacific: Links to Courts Accepting Electronic Filings as of October 2006

Out of the Jungle: Redefining Open Access for the Legal Information Market

For those 1L's planning to take the New York Bar: Out of the Jungle: Practical Skills on Bar Exams - Legal Research may be tested

Friday, October 27, 2006

Slashdot | New York Bar May Crack Down on Blogging Lawyers. Yet another sign of our out-of-whack legal system.

beSpacific: Library of Congress Launches Comprehensive New Search Feature

Thursday, October 26, 2006

Law School Innovation: A forum for discussing ... law school innovations

beSpacific: Free Searchable Health News Archive

Get your state and city statistics fix here: State and Metropolitan Area Data Book: 2006

Wednesday, October 25, 2006

Out of the Jungle: New online map tools to track election results and more. That's kinda cool.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

LawLibTech: Internet Librarian 2007: Creating Online Tutorials in Less that 30 Minutes. Some good info and advice in this article.

Listening Post: Fortune Magazine posted a story about DeCSS-originator Jon Lech Johansen's Doubletwist venture, which will soon allow labels and other digital music copyright owners to sell iPod-compatible music without going through the iTunes store.

Monday, October 23, 2006

Patent law is getting tax crazy. More like just plain crazy. What'll they think of next, patenting verb conjugation? Patent law run amok.

Slashdot | Germany's New Internet License Fee

Slashdot | Wikipedia's $100 Million Dream

Friday, October 20, 2006

Not particularly law-related, but interesting nonetheless: Slashdot | Charles Darwin Online

Thursday, October 19, 2006

Zotero - The Next-Generation Research Tool, is an easy-to-use Firefox extension to help you collect, manage, and cite your research sources. It lives right where you do your work — in the web browser itself.

beSpacific: Microsoft Releases Windows Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP.

Out of the Jungle: Gay Marriage vs. DOMA: Gerry Studds' legal spouse denied Congressional death benefits

Wednesday, October 18, 2006

beSpacific: Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) Survey. For what it's worth, we have acceess to PACER for faculty and students.

Out of the Jungle: Contemplating law librarian requirements for success. This goes on my wall.

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Via beSpacific: New on LLRX.com. A whole bunch of new, useful links.

Monday, October 16, 2006

LLRX.com - The Tao of Law Librarianship - Flickr is the Web Photo Tool Preferred by Superheroes and Librarians.

Library stuff:
beSpacific: Draft Paper, Participatory Networks: The Library as Conversation.

Out of the Jungle: Targeted Trojans - new security focus at firms. It's a jungle out there, so please practice safe computing.

Friday, October 13, 2006

Slashdot | Vista Licenses Limit OS Transfers, Ban VM Use. Linux, anyone?

And the race to build a better encyclopedia is on. Slashdot | A Look Inside Citizendium. Gentlemen....Start your wikis.

Thursday, October 12, 2006

beSpacific: Congressional Directory 109th Congress - Latest Revision

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

beSpacific: Guidelines for State Trial Courts Regarding Discovery of Electronically-Stored Information.

The law library is undergoing a web site redesign. If any of my readers have any suggestions form what should be on the library's website or how to improve navigation, shoot me an email: harvey.morrel at gmail.com

Out of the Jungle: DocuTicker, Govt & Think tank reports at your fingertips.

Tuesday, October 10, 2006

beSpacific: Searchable Database of FDA Recalls and News

beSpacific: FDIC Federal Register Citations

Friday, October 06, 2006

Slashdot | 2006 Ig Nobel Prizes Awarded. I wonder if there is a similar award for silliest or most useless law review article.... Hmmmm.

beSpacific: Presidential Signing Statements Continue to Interpret Public Access to Gov't Docs.

Thursday, October 05, 2006

beSpacific: Global Warming Reduction Act. Betcha the Prez'll veto this if it gets to his desk. Any takers? Or are you afraid if you take me up on it you'll be in violation of the new internet gambling prohibition?

Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Slashdot | US Population to Top 300 Million. To show how old I am, I still remember when we hit 200 million, mostly because it was the same year my family moved to the US.

beSpacific: Supreme Court Order List

Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Finally, a step in the right direction. Slashdot | Intellectual Property Manifesto for the UK. Will the U.S. pick up on this, or will we continue to let groups like the folks at the RIAA control copyright?

beSpacific: Free Tax Research Wiki Authored by Tax Experts.

A thought problem that needs to be thought about: Out of the Jungle: Collection Development Issues and Knowledge Domain Acquisition. Hint for the non-librarian reader: Not everything is online.