Category Archives: Law Reviews

That’s Not “et al.” Folks!

I recently attended the Virtual Symposium on Citation and the Law hosted by the Lillian Goldman Law Library at Yale Law School and I could not be more fired up about legal citation.  Yeah, you read that right. I am … Continue reading

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Why Your Library Needs to Proactively Support Journal Students

I’m not going to talk about the pandemic today. Nope. Now, let’s move onto something else that recently troubled me. In a recent AALL community post, someone asked about interlibrary loan functions for journal students and one reply really caught … Continue reading

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Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the Metric Football

by Christine Anne George I do not often compare myself to Charlie Brown, but when it comes to citation metrics, I am Charlie Brown with the football. Why is that? Because there is no perfect way to collect citation metrics. … Continue reading

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Dealing with Self-Plagiarism (a.k.a. Text Recycling) in Law Reviews

by Yasmin Sokkar Harker, Student Liaison Librarian, CUNY School of Law & Benjamin J. Keele, Research and Instructional Services Librarian, Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Introduction On occasion, we have been contacted by law review journal editors who … Continue reading

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Open Access Initiatives: Law Reviews, SSRN, & IRs

by Jamie Baker Open access initiatives have permanently taken hold as librarians continue to promote widespread access to information. Many law reviews have jumped on the open-access bandwagon and are seeing higher scholarly impact as a result. A study by … Continue reading

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