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SCCLL Web site Design Resources (pdf) - Contributed by Katie Jones (3/2006)

Library Success: A Best Practices Wiki. - This wiki was created to be a one-stop shop for great ideas and information for all types of librarians. (Not law library specific.)

SCCLL Listserv Discussions 

Original Question
The perennial issue - law library funding. Beyond civil filing fees, has any law library tried other avenues for funding, for example, a portion of the attorney registration fee, or other vehicle? I am interested whether or not the attempt was successful. (Dec. 2007)
List Responses Law Library Funding Avenues (pdf)

Original Question 
In your county or public law library, are services such as document delivery, memberships, conference room rentals and other fee-services viewed more as an additional service or more as a source of revenue? 
List Responses Library Services as Revenue Generators (pdf)

Original Question 
Wi-Fi - Making a library wireless. (July 2005) 
List Responses Wi-Fi - Making a library wireless (pdf)

Original Question 
How Law Librarians Can Help District Attorneys 
List Responses District Attorneys - How Law Librarians Can Help(pdf)

Original Question 
Notary Services in Law Libraries - Summary (2006) 
Not intended for use as a current directory of notary services 
List Responses Notary Services in Law Libraries (pdf)

Original Question 
How, if at all, do you factor remote-access database use into your reference or user stats? 
List Responses Reference Stats (pdf)

Original Question 
Credit cards for the library 
List Responses Credit Cards for the Library (pdf)

Original Question 
I would like to move away from keeping accounts and month billing for our member attorneys for copy/fax services and sales of forms. 
List Responses Accounts and Billing Summary (pdf)

Original Question 
Spanish-English Legal Dictionary Recommendations 
List Responses Spanish-English Legal Dictionaries - Summary(pdf) 

Original Question 
I'm hoping to gather some opinions on the merits of USCS v. USCA. How do they compare? 
List Responses Summary - USCs v USCA (pdf)