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Harvard Law Library Collection Development Policy and Collection Development Matrix

For those who have ever wondered how we make decisions about what to buy for our Library’s collection – help has arrived! We have just published our Collection Development Policy along with a graphical representation of our collection development practices, the Collection Development Matrix. These documents should be seen as general guides to our thinking and will be …

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“All Roads Seem to Lead to Libraries and Librarians”

This month’s School Library Journal cover story is an interview with HLSL director John Palfrey: Excuse Me, Do You Speak Digital? John and SLJ’s Christopher Harris have a great conversation about his research and “hypothesis of wonderfulness,” the role of online hangouts, the term “digital natives”, copyright law and downloading, and, of course, the importance of libraries and …

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Reorganizing the Harvard Law School Library

On behalf of all of us here at Harvard Law School Library, I am thrilled to announce that today marks the debut of our new Library organization. For the past year, we have been working together to design a fresh model for the Library that incorporates our three strategic initiatives: providing outstanding service to all our users, especially …

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CALIcon09

Last week, the 2009 conference of the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction was held at the University of Colorado Law School in beautiful Boulder, CO. #CALIcon09, is it was affectionately known and tweeted about by the law school geeks who attended, is an annual event for law school faculty, librarians, IT and A/V staff, and students to learn, …

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