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Westlaw Classic Post Mortem

by Erik Y. Adams Requiescat in pace, Westlaw Classic. As of August 10, 2015, Westlaw Classic is “mostly dead,” and no chocolate covered miracle is going to bring it back. I thought it would be instructive to provide a perspective from the … Continue reading

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The Evolving Role of the Academic Law Librarian

As law libraries transition from print collections to digital collections, the role of the academic law librarian will continue to evolve. This evolution will take us from being the curators of print collections to the curators and navigators of electronic … Continue reading

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No, you can’t use your student Lexis account for work! (Well, except for when you can.)

Did everyone read the email a couple of weeks ago?  The one from Lexis on March 7th?  Did your students read it? We have a problem every year explaining what students can use their Lexis and Westlaw accounts for in … Continue reading

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Pondering Changes

There have been a lot of changes and upcoming changes in the legal information realm lately: Bloomberg purchased BNA. Thomson Reuters (West) has announced that they are selling their legal publishing division. Reed Elsevier may or may not be looking … Continue reading

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