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  • AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers

    The AALL Guide to Fair Business Practices for Legal Publishers provides guidelines for legal publishers doing business with librarians and other consumers of legal information.
  • AALL Price Index for Legal Publications

    The AALL Price Index is a table-based report on the mean cost of titles and percentage increases over previous years for monographs, serial publications, legal periodicals, loose-leaf services, commercially published court reporters, and legal continuations, plus an appendix of all products and legal vendors that were surveyed. Members-only content.
  • Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

    The Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP) is a multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in approximately 540 legal journals published worldwide. It provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia.
  • The Economic Value of Law Libraries

    This is the AALL Economic Value of Law Librarians Special Committee's final report of a research-based study to help legal information professionals effectively communicate the return on investment they provide to the organizations they serve.
  • Principles and Standards for Legal Research Competencies Brochure

    The American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) has developed a set of principles and standards for legal research competency, drawn from information professionals' deep involvement in legal research within academe, law firms, the courts, government agencies, and other related settings, as well as the literature of the legal profession indicating that research competency directly impacts professional efficiency and effectiveness.
  • AALL/ILTA Digital White Paper: The New Librarian

    The AALL/ILTA Digital White Paper is a collaborative effort between AALL and the International Legal Technology Association (ILTA). The joint digital-only publication acknowledges the strategic alliance that has developed between law librarians and technologists in driving efficient and effective legal information management.
  • AALL Publications Series

    This series of monographs, sponsored by AALL, was begun in 1960 with the assistance of the Fred B. Rothman Company as publisher. It continues today in partnership with W. S. Hein & Co., Inc. as publisher. Individual or standing orders are placed directly with the publisher.
  • AALL State Documents Bibliography Series

    The AALL State Documents Bibliography Series is published through the Government Documents Special Interest Section in partnership with William S. Hein & Co. Orders are placed directly with the publisher.
  • AALL Year in Review

    The AALL Year in Review is published annually and corresponds to the presidential year, which begins and ends at the AALL Annual Meeting in July. The report summarizes the year’s accomplishments and reports the Association’s financial review. It is published online only.
  • Briefs in Law Librarianship Series

    Sponsored by the AALL Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section and published by W. S. Hein & Co., this series consists of shorter works useful to both frontline staff and managers. Orders are placed directly with the publisher.
  • The CRIV Sheet

    The CRIV Sheet is the newsletter of the AALL Committee on Relations with Information Vendors. It is published three times a year (November, February, and May) as a supplement inserted in AALL Spectrum.
  • How To Research A Legal Problem: A Guide for Non-Lawyers

    A free, informative seven-page online guide to help non-lawyers find legal rules that can resolve or prevent conflict. Avoiding jargon throughout, the booklet covers the basic steps in legal research.
  • Law Libraries and Access to Justice: A Report of the American Association of Law Libraries Special Committee on Access to Justice

    The White Paper outlines the many valuable ways in which law libraries improve access to justice.
  • Law Librarians: Making Information Work
    PLL SIS Resource Guide Series

    Written from a management perspective, this eight-part series is especially appropriate for law firm administrators and managers who want a quick overview of the key points of an issue and how it may impact the law firm.
  • Law Library Insights
    SCCLL SIS Resource Guides

    Law Library Insights is a four-part series of resource guides that educates court administrators at state, court, and county law libraries about the value law librarians bring to their organizations.
  • Legal Research Teach-In Kits

    These training kits contain materials to help you design a Teach-In Week schedule, which concides annually with National Library Week.
  • LegalTrac, Legal Resources Index and Current Law Index

    These computer-produced indexes are companion products, published since 1980. Subscriptions are placed directly with the publisher.
  • Procurement Toolkit and Code of Best Practices For Licensing Electronic Resources

    The Procurement Toolkit and Code of Best Practices For Licensing Electronic Resources provides guidance to both librarians and vendors engaged in the licensing process.
  • State-by-State Report on Authentication of Online Legal Resources

    The State-by-State Report on Authentication of Online Legal Resources answers the very important and timely question, how trustworthy are state-level primary legal resources on the Web?
  • Universal Citation Guide 3rd edition

    The Universal Citation Guide contains AALL's recommendations for universal citation rules for judicial decisions, statutes, and administrative regulations.