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Faculty Book Event: Panel Discussion of Dean’s New Book

Please join us in the first of a series of Library co-sponsored events for newly published faculty-authored books: A panel discussion of Dean Minow’s new book, In Brown’s Wake: Legacies of America’s Educational Landmark on Tuesday, September 28th at 5:00pm in Pound 102. Panelists include Martha Minow, Ben Sachs, Frank Michelman, Mike Gregory and Susan Cole. This event …

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The rumor is true: after hours coffee at the Library

You may have heard the rumor, and we are delighted to confirm it. Yes, the Library is one of the places on the HLS campus where you can get free coffee. However, this perk is reserved for you super library nerds* who are here late and on weekends: the Langdell coffee room opens at 9 each night (except …

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Double Feature: HLS Library Director John Palfrey on Digital Natives

HLS Library Director John Palfrey is featured in two recent interviews talking about his work studying how young people use technology and information. The first, with the Urbanite of Baltimore, included a wide-ranging conversation about understanding wired kids, innovation and entrepreneurship by and for them, creativity, privacy, and digital skills. Speaking to Project Information Literacy, John focused on …

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Harvard Law School Library Joins the Chesapeake Project Legal Information Archive

–As National Preservation Week Begins, the Chesapeake Project, the First Collaborative Digital Archive of Its Kind in the Law Library Community, Expands with the Addition of a New Library Partner– As the first annual National Preservation Week begins, the Chesapeake Project Legal Information Archive is pleased to announce that its digital preservation efforts are expanding with the addition …

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HLSL’s John Palfrey to be featured on ACRL webcast

HLS Library Director John Palfrey will be the featured speaker on the Association of College and Research Libraries’ third annual Springboard Event next Wednesday May 5: Offered in conjunction with the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom’s inaugural “Choose Privacy Week”, May 2-8, 2010, the 2010 ACRL Springboard Event will examine issues related to privacy in the socially networked …

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Tools and Tips for Getting Published

Thinking about trying to publish in a law journal? Many law students have! Join the library in exploring the tools you can use to make the process of submitting an article for publication easier, including: how to identify potential journals and measure their impact/quality how to use ExpressO to submit your manuscript how to assess publication agreements and …

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Who will be the mayor of HLS Library?

HLS students only: National Library Week is coming up (April 11-17) and to celebrate, we are planning three ways for you to have fun, learn some library secrets, and win prizes. For our first activity, we will award a $25 Harvard Book Store gift card to the HLS student who is mayor of the HLS Library on Foursquare …

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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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