Wednesday, January 31, 2007

It's Official!
University of Baltimore School of Law Library Designated a Patent and Trademark Depository. We are one of two depository libraries in Maryland.

Directory of Free E-Learning Tools: About the Directory. Res Ipsa...

A man bites dog type of story. New York teen sues record Industry. And about time, I'd say.

Slashdot | Linden Labs Sends "Permit-and-Proceed" Letter. This is pretty funny.

Lawsagna: A peg memory technique. Another useful tip for law students.

beSpacific: PBS Series on History of the Supreme Court Begins January 31, 2007

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

beSpacific: Newseum Launches New Website

Out of the Jungle: Wikipedia in the Courts

Monday, January 29, 2007

My Way News - Ginsburg Laments Solitary Role on Court

Out of the Jungle: Wikipedia Protest. Marie makes a good point.

Out of the Jungle: Advice to Young Librarians (and library school students)

Friday, January 26, 2007

Norway Outlaws iTunes

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Did you know?

Over the winter break we added soundproofing to Conference Rooms LC 427 - 430. This should make them more usable than in the past. Also, we replaced the ugly carrel-cluster in our microforms/media room with a table and placed the TV/VCR and TV'DVD combo units on rolling media carts. Feel free to check these units out to use in any of our conference rooms.

Zoho, Omnidrive Partner For Office Document Storage. I can see this being useful, especially for academic co-authors working at different universities. Hmmmm.

What happened to the guts? | Linux Journal.

Lawsagna: Find your learning rhythm

Appeals Court Shoots Down Copyright Challenge - News by InformationWeek

Tuesday, January 23, 2007

beSpacific: Inter-American Court Decision on Access to Info Posted on Court Website

Monday, January 22, 2007

Slashdot | Is it Time for Open Office? It sure would save the school a whole bunch of money. And the learning curve wouldn't be as steep as it's going to be for a move to Office 2007.

Slashdot | Google Working To Make 'iPod/iTunes for Books'. That'd be cool if they can get it to work.

Slashdot | Why the iPhone Keynote Was A Mistake. An interesting take on the Macworld Keynote Address.

beSpacific: New on for January 2007. More goodies.

beSpacific: Free Acrobat for Legal Professionals eSeminar on January 25, 2007.

Friday, January 19, 2007

Lawsagna: How to jazz up your notes. Some useful hints.

beSpacific: Manual for Military Commissions in Implementation of the Military Commissions Act of 2006

beSpacific: Record-Breaking Year for the USPTO. Was it because we became a patents depository library? Hmmm.

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

Free Access to UK Statutes Database is Launched. The database itself can be found here.

Tuesday, January 16, 2007

Lessig on Net Neutrality

Out of the Jungle: Unintended Consequences, Legal Malpractice, and Serendipity

Friday, January 12, 2007

Slashdot | No Third-party Apps on iPhone Says Jobs. I'm shocked. Just shocked. Not.

Thursday, January 11, 2007

ALA | Best Free Reference Web Sites Combined Index. Lots of good stuff here. You might want to bookmark it.

Slashdot | Download Only Song to Crack the Top 40. This, along with the arrival of Apple's iPhone, may be as revolutionary as the pundits have been predicting.

beSpacific: Top 10 Court Web Site Awards Announced for 2006. I'll save you some suspense - Maryland was not one of them.

beSpacific: Interim Report on the Administrative Law, Process and Procedure Project for the 21st Century.

Wednesday, January 10, 2007

beSpacific: House and Senate Websites Are Redesigned and Relaunched

Out of the Jungle: Student Engagement

Ernie The Attorney: Innovative Law Firms

Ernie The Attorney: Apple iPhone - I want one. So do I.

Monday, January 08, 2007

Slashdot | ABC/Disney Shuts Down Blog Exercising Fair Use

Lawsagna: What a ‘jailhouse lawyer’ can teach Harvard law students

Out of the Jungle: New Carnegie Report on Legal Education

Thursday, January 04, 2007

Introducing another Maryland legal blog: Maryland Courts Watcher.

Lawsagna: Tip bits on preserving knowledge

beSpacific: Review of Office 2007 Highlights Key New Features and Learning Curve. You may want to bookmark this for when the University upgrades.

Wednesday, January 03, 2007

beSpacific: THOMAS Releases New Features in Beta

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Recruiting Students the Web 2.0 Way

Monday, January 01, 2007

The 10 most outrageous civil liberties violations of 2006. - By Dahlia Lithwick - Slate Magazine

Out of the Jungle: Lawyers Using Google Searches as Evidence