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The AALL Spectrum® Blog is published by the American Association of Law Libraries. Submissions from AALL members and other members of the legal community are highly encouraged. Opinions and editorial views expressed are those of the authors and do not represent the official position of AALL. AALL does not assume any responsibility for statements advanced by contributors. The previous Spectrum Blog was located at aallspectrum.wordpress.com.
1/23/2013 1:16:17 PM

The February Issue of Spectrum is Now Available on AALLNET


We hope you enjoy the articles from the latest issue of Spectrum and encourage you to share your thoughts and feedback using the "comments" link below!

Public Relations: The Art of Making Law Library Videos
Some tips for using video to market your law library
By L. Cindy Dabney 

Negotiating and Complying with Electronic Database License Agreements
Why understanding your users' expectations can make all the difference
By Ingrid Mattson and Linda-Jean Schneider

Bringing Augmented Reality to the Academic Law Library
Our experiences with an augmented reality app
By Elizabeth Barnes and Robert M. Brammer

Into the Breach with AALL's Diversity Committee
Law libraries' struggle to achieve diversity goals
By Michele A. Lucero and Beau Steenken

Unleashing the Leader in You
Our AALL Leadership Academy experience
By Margaret (Meg) Butler and Trina Holloway

Survey Savvy
The truth about benchmarking
By Christine Stouffer and Umit Ertin

The Internet: Academic Foe or Friend
Google and federated searches may point the way forward for branding law libraries
By Dana Neacsu, Ph.D.

Creating Shelf Space
Is it time for a reference collection overhaul?
By Carissa Vogel

From the Editor
Surprises
By Mark E. Estes

From the President
AALL and the Legal Profession: Value Advanced
By Jean M. Wenger

From the Secretary
Fall Executive Board Meeting Highlights
By Deborah Rusin

Washington Brief
Coming Up in the 113th
By Emily Feltren

The Reference Desk
Is it acceptable to use mobile devices during meetings? Continuing the discussion. 
By Susan Catterall

The Sustainable Law Librarian
An Interview with an Environmental Mover and Shaker
By David Selden

Member to Member
What is your favorite research resource?

Views from You
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Bowen School of Law Library

The CRIV Sheet
Volume 35, Number 2

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11/28/2012 3:32:40 PM

The December Issue of Spectrum is Now Available on AALLNET


We hope you enjoy the articles and encourage you to share your thoughts and feedback using the "comments" link below!

Public Relations: A Day in the Life 2013
AALL seeks your photos for its annual contest
By Shawn Friend

The Dual Degree
A requirement in search of a justification
By Stephen Young

Hey! Employers! What is it That You Want?
The baffling job search of a recent graduate
By Patrick S. Daly

Librarians: Go and Be Disorganized!
A blog post got me thinking about our future
By Megan Wiseman

Why Does a Wiki Succeed or Fail? 
Using one wiki's failure to understand why some wikis succees
By Sally Wambold

Law Libraries Linking Data to Mobile Devices
Save patrons' time and stay hip
By Anna Russell and Carli Spina

Rules of Dating
How to court your faculty or a managing partner
By Elizabeth Johnson

Attitude, Creativity, Collaboration, and Tech
The new success formula for law librarians
By Monice M. Kaczorowski and Jaye A. H. Lapachet

Online only!
Isn't it Time to Establish Library-Related Social Media Best Practices Guidelines?
By Bobby Studwell

Online only!
Sweet e-Freedom
By Bret N. Christensen

From the Editor
Reassessing our services and processes ensures that they are efficient, elegant, and effective instead of merely "good enough"
By Mark E. Estes

Washington Brief
Lessons learned from the 2011-2012 legislative session
By Emily Feltren

The Reference Desk
Is it acceptable to use mobile devices during meetings? 
By Susan Catterall

Member to Member
What was your favorite class in library school or law school?

Views from You
A double rainbow over downtown Seattle as seen from a window at Lane Powell PC

Members' Briefing
AALL's Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals
By Marci Hoffman

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11/5/2012 8:41:45 AM

Public Relations: Trending on Twitter

Whatever your feelings about social media, it is undeniable that social media remain a force in our culture, despite the Facebook IPO fiasco. My Communities aside, I believe that one social media forum stands atop the field for its unique ability to sample the word on the street: Twitter.

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Posted By Mark Estes at 11/5/2012 8:41:45 AM  0 Comments
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