Tags: Legal Scholarship and Professional Development, networking, professional conduct
Thanks to ALA Direct.
Tags: job market, Legal Scholarship and Professional Development, recession
Taking a $100,000 pay cut as a young lawyer might sound horrifying, but when the alternative is being unemployed, some take what they can get. With the economy still struggling, one law firm has taken this route by telling some associates “they will be working in-house for clients at a salary of $60,000, down from $160,000. There is no guarantee of continued employment after one year of this arrangement.” Read the full article here.
Tags: job performance, professional conduct
Thanks to the Law Student blog.
Tags: Legal Scholarship and Professional Development, online courses, online resources, YouTubeEdu
From bespacific.com: Earlier this week, the YouTube Blog announced the launch of YouTube EDU, a hub for videos from over 100 of our leading university and college partners. Think campus tours, news about cutting-edge research, and lectures by professors and world-renowned thought leaders. There are also 200 full (and free!) courses, in a range of subjects, from some of the world’s most prestigious universities.
Tags: AALL, legal research, online research, online resources
Here is an online toolkit for legal researchers which includes research guides handouts and much more!
~American Association of Law Libraries
Tags: legal research, Legal Scholarship and Professional Development, lexisnexis, westlaw
The CM Law Library Blog has a post listing cost-effective tips for those in the law profession, especially newer attorneys and clerks (perhaps like yourself?)
If you have a Facebook profile but want to keep everything as professional and private as possible, check out this link which tells you 10 privacy settings that you can use. Using these settings, you can prevent your profile from showing up in searches, tagging of unflattering photos, and more.
Thanks to ALA online.
Tags: internet research, Legal Scholarship and Professional Development, online resources
From bookmarking and notetaking, to making your own personal wikis, the online college blog lists the 100 powerful web tools to organize your thoughts and ideas for all levels of study. Check them out and get organized today!
Tags: first amendment rights, law libraries
Are you an attorney or law student interested in defending First Amendment rights when it comes to libraries? If so, you may be interested in attending the Lawyers for Libraries Training Institute to be held this February in Los Angeles. What a great way to hone in your skills and become a library advocate (and hey, the sunny weather in California during February doesn’t hurt either).
Interested? Learn more here.
Thanks to ALA.
Tags: law school
“I [Justice Scalia] took nothing but bread-and-butter classes, not ‘Law and Poverty,’ or other made-up stuff,” said Scalia, a Harvard law grad. “Take serious classes,” he urged students. “There’s so much law to learn. Don’t waste your time.” You can read more about this on the WSJ Law Blog.