Law Librarians Abroad

Law Librarians Abroad

Author: Janet Sinder

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317956662

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 150

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Gain an international perspective on law library practices and precedents! Because law librarianship is an increasingly international field, working and learning abroad can enrich you culturally and professionally. Whether you visit for a few weeks or move halfway across the world for a year or more, Law Librarians Abroad gives you information about exchange programs, tips for adapting to a different culture, and ideas on how to make the most of a life-changing experience. Law Librarians Abroad explains a number of types of work you may find in other countries: US Information Agency or UN library programs informal visits formal exchange programs teaching clients or colleagues to use new technologies temporary library positions combining personal research with library work Some of the contributors to this exciting volume visited completely different cultures. Their new experiences included seeing snow for the first time and scuba diving the Great Barrier Reef. One went home to Korea after 25 years in the United States. Law Librarians Abroad offers practical suggestions as well: pitfalls and pleasures of living in a foreign country how to set up an exchange or plan a visiting librarian program how to build friendships with librarians abroad before you go In countries from Canada to Zimbabwe, on every continent except Antarctica, the authors of Law Librarians Abroad combined work and travel--and you can too!

Basics of Law Librarianship

Basics of Law Librarianship

Author: Deborah S. Panella

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780866569897

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 134

View: 348

Here is an essential introductory guide on all aspects of law librarianship written especially for non-law librarians, library school students, and beginning law librarians. Although there are several excellent practical handbooks and numerous articles on specific topics of law librarianship for practicing law librarians, Basics of Law Librarianship is the only resource that addresses the information needs of the student or new law librarian. Author Deborah Panella, managing librarian of a large, prominent New York law firm, explores the major areas of law librarianship. She covers vital topics such as the legal clientele, collection development, research tools, technical services, impact of technology, and management issues, and describes what makes law libraries different from other special libraries. She has written a clear, readable volume without excessive detail or the use of special terminology. The bibliography of law library literature and the index add enormously to the book's value as a major reference.

Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

Law Librarianship in the Digital Age

Author: Ellyssa Kroski

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810888074

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 532

View: 216

It is absolutely essential that today’s law librarians are digitally literate and possess an understanding and awareness of recent advancements and trends in information technology as they pertain to the library field. Law Librarianship in the Digital Age offers a one-stop, comprehensive guide to achieving both of those goals.

Public Law Librarianship: Objectives, Challenges, and Solutions

Public Law Librarianship: Objectives, Challenges, and Solutions

Author: Selwyn, Laurie

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466621855

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 343

View: 847

While there are common misconceptions regarding the definition of a public law library, it can be defined as a government mandated library which provides the public with access to legal resources. Largely, public law libraries are instituted by state or federal law. Public Law Librarianship: Objectives, Challenges, and Solutions aims to introduce firsthand knowledge on the funding, organizational structures, and governance related to the public law library. This book includes comprehensive research for current and future public law librarians to provide administrative guidance and professional sources essential for running a public law library.

Careers in Focus

Careers in Focus

Author: Ferguson

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9781438111247

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 193

View: 189

Profiles jobs in library and information science such as acquisition librarians, archivists, book conservators, children's librarians, library assistants, and more.

Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries

Law Librarianship in Academic Libraries

Author: Yemisi Dina

Publisher: Chandos Publishing

ISBN: 0081001444

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 136

View: 499

In the last two decades, advancement in technology has transformed every aspect of librarianship. Law Librarianship in Academic Law Libraries discusses issues and model practices in academic law libraries. This text will help librarians and library school students understand the operation, resources and facilities that are available in the academic law library. It explains the practices and trends that are widely practiced in different parts of the world. This book describes the expectations of an aspiring professional with an interest in specializing in law librarianship; revealing facts pertaining to management and administration which are not necessarily taught in library schools. The first chapter introduces the history of academic law libraries, and defines law librarianship. The remaining chapters are dedicated to different aspects of law librarianship including the importance of emerging technologies and how they are implemented in the academic law libraries setting, finishing with a concluding chapter on global opportunities available for law librarians. Provides an insight to academic law librarianship practices Practical tips on building a career in academic law librarianship Describes in detail the education and professional development opportunities for academic law librarianship Features customized classification schemes that have been used in academic law libraries

Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century

Law Librarianship in the Twenty-First Century

Author: Roy Balleste

Publisher: Scarecrow Press

ISBN: 9780810892330

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 353

View: 379

Law Librarianship in the 21st Century, a text for library and information science courses on law librarianship, introduces students to the rapidly evolving world of law librarianship. With no prior knowledge of the law required, students using this book will find practical answers to such questions as: What is law librarianship? How do you become a law librarian? How does law librarianship interrelate with the legal world? Individual chapters provide a concise treatment of such specialized topics as the history of law librarianship, international law, and government documents. Standard topics are dealt with as they apply to the law library, including collection development, public services, technical processing, administration, technology, and consortia. The textbook also includes an explanation of the common acronyms and special terminology needed to work in a law library. This new edition updates the text throughout and adds two new chapters.

Basics of Law Librarianship

Basics of Law Librarianship

Author: Deborah Panella

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136554797

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 132

View: 256

Here is an essential introductory guide on all aspects of law librarianship written especially for non-law librarians, library school students, and beginning law librarians. Although there are several excellent practical handbooks and numerous articles on specific topics of law librarianship for practicing law librarians, Basics of Law Librarianship is the only resource that addresses the information needs of the student or new law librarian. Author Deborah Panella, managing librarian of a large, prominent New York law firm, explores the major areas of law librarianship. She covers vital topics such as the legal clientele, collection development, research tools, technical services, impact of technology, and management issues, and describes what makes law libraries different from other special libraries. She has written a clear, readable volume without excessive detail or the use of special terminology. The bibliography of law library literature and the index add enormously to the book’s value as a major reference.