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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. Previously, the AALL Spectrum Blog was located at aallspectrum.wordpress.com.

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1/23/2013 6:52:09 PM

Highlights from Fall 2012 Southeastern Law Librarian

The fall 2012 issue of the Southeastern Law Librarian has been published. Feature articles suggest library students take additional jobs on campus, discuss lobbying for the Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act, and describe how libraries can strengthen democracy in Egypt. The issue also contains a profile of the law library at Lincoln Memorial University.

Posted By Benjamin Keele at 1/23/2013 6:52:09 PM  0 Comments
1/23/2013 5:16:56 PM

Highlights from October 2012 Obiter Dicta

The October 2012 issue of Obiter Dicta, the newsletter of the Southern New England Law Librarians Association, has been published. In addition to organizational notices, the issue announces a joint program by SNELLA and the Connecticut Bar Association on the Uniform Electronic Legal Materials Act.

Posted By Benjamin Keele at 1/23/2013 5:16:56 PM  0 Comments
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
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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