State Practice Materials

2010, AALL Publication Series, Bibliography, State Law admin

Annotated Bibliographies
General Editor: Frank Houdek
Sponsored by the American Association of Law Libraries

Recently Updated!

Researching the law of a state is impossible without relevant and up-to-date resources, which a researcher can acquire only by first identifying those that exist for the jurisdiction in question. Unfortunately, while some research guides and bibliographies are available for individual jurisdictions, they often are difficult to find, out-of-date, or both. State Practice Materials: Annotated Bibliographies provides up-to-date, annotated bibliographies of the basic legal practice tools in a single, easily accessible source. Bibliographies are arranged alphabetically by state, individually paginated, and separated by tabs. This work,

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Celebrating Diversity

2010, AALL Publication Series, Librarianship admin

A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries
By: Carol Avery Nicholson, Ruth Johnson Hill & Vincente E. Garces

Celebrating Diversity is an indispensable historical guide to ethnic diversity within the American Association of Law Libraries. This work consists of three sections reflecting the pendulum’s swing from past to future: “Early Giants,” “A Legacy of Leadership,” and “The Future.” It contains demographic data from 199 minority law librarians, obtained in an electronic survey and providing information on the level and variety of their professional activities and on reflections on recruitment to the field of law librarianship.

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State Practice Materials

2010, AALL Publication Series, Bibliography, State Law admin

Annotated Bibliographies
General Editor: Frank Houdek
Sponsored by the American Association of Law Libraries

Recently Updated!

Researching the law of a state is impossible without relevant and up-to-date resources, which a researcher can acquire only by first identifying those that exist for the jurisdiction in question. Unfortunately, while some research guides and bibliographies are available for individual jurisdictions, they often are difficult to find, out-of-date, or both. State Practice Materials: Annotated Bibliographies provides up-to-date, annotated bibliographies of the basic legal practice tools for each state and the District of Columbia in a single, easily accessible source. Bibliographies are arranged alphabetically by state,

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Guide to State Legislation, Legislative History, and Administrative Materials

2009, AALL Publication Series, Librarianship, State Law admin

7th Edition
By: William H. Manz

Recently awarded the Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographic Award, this edition of title #61 in the AALL Publications Series brings together the major print and electronic sources of administrative and legislative information, including bills, codes, regulations, attorney general opinions, executive orders, and administrative orders and decisions. Manz’s work covers the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and all U.S. commonwealths and territories, and includes a list of documents available online. This is an excellent starting point in identifying the best web sites to further one’s research; factors which make this publication a staple in all law libraries.

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Published: Buffalo;

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Guide to State Legislation, Legislative History, and Administrative Materials

2009, AALL Publication Series, Librarianship, State Law admin

7th Edition

By: William H. Manz

Recently awarded the 2009 Joseph L. Andrews Bibliographical Award, this edition of title #61 in the AALL Publication Series brings together the major print and electronic sources of administrative and legislative information, including bills, codes, regulations, attorney general opinions, executive orders, and administrative orders and decisions. Manz’s work covers the fifty states, the District of Columbia, and all U.S. commonwealths and territories, and includes a list of documents available online. This is an excellent starting point in identifying the best web sites to further one’s research; factors which make this publication a staple in all law libraries.

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Published: Buffalo;

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Practicing Reference

2009, AALL Publication Series, Librarianship admin

Thoughts for Librarians and Legal Researchers
By: Mary Whisner

Author and reference librarian Mary Whisner offers a collection of her most popular essays, originally published in her “Practicing Reference” column in the Law Library Journal between 1999 and 2005. This work is packed with useful advice for legal researchers, librarians and students. Whisner’s essays have been updated where applicable and the work is divided into three categories: Part One – The Reference Interaction; Part Two – Developing, Growing, and Coping as a Reference Librarian; and Part Three – Research Techniques and Sources. In the 27 chapters, Whisner offers sage advice to readers. This work will be a valuable asset to all researchers on all skill levels.

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A Guide to State Legislation, Legislative History, and Administrative Materials

2008, AALL Publication Series, Librarianship, State Law admin

7th Edition
By: William H. Manz

Since the last edition, Guide to State Legislative and Administrative Materials2002 Edition, the explosion of electronically available information has radically altered the legal publishing world. This Seventh Edition of title #61 in the AALL Publication Series brings together the major print and electronic sources of administrative and legislative information, including bills, codes, regulations, attorney general opinions, executive orders, and administrative orders and decisions. This work is an excellent starting point in identifying the best web sites to further one’s research.

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Published: Buffalo;

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Sexual Orientation and the Law:

2008, AALL Publication Series, Bibliography admin

A Research Bibliography Selectively Annotating Legal Literature Through 2005
By: AALL Standing Committee on Lesbian and Gay Issues

Title number 74 in the AALL Publications Series, Sexual Orientation and the Law is an indispensable research bibliography on sexuality issues. This update to the previous edition, published in 1993, aims to provide guidance to all librarians in both developing a core collection of relevant material and in providing research assistance to all law library patrons – professors, students, attorneys and judges. This edition features 877 new bibliographic entries and 235 new cases. The major innovation in the edition, and the most helpful feature, is this addition of concise annotations for all entries.

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Celebrating Diversity

2008, AALL Publication Series, Librarianship admin

A Legacy of Minority Leadership in the American Association of Law Libraries
By: Carol Avery Nicholson, Ruth Johnson Hill, and Vincente E. Garces

Celebrating Diversity is an indispensable historical guide to ethnic diversity within AALL. This work consists of three sections reflecting the pendulum’s swing from past to future: “Early Giants,” “A Legacy of Leadership,” and “The Future.” Celebrating Diversity contains demographic data from 199 minority law librarians, obtained in an electronic survey, providing information on the level and variety of their professional activities and on reflections on recruitment to the field of law.
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Published: Buffalo;

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Survey on Staff Development Policies

2008, AALL Publication Series, Librarianship admin

By: Barbara Glennan

The purpose of this brief is to give law librarians a quick overview of the status of staff development programs in libraries similar to their own, as well as some starting points for updating or developing a staff development program. The survey divided respondents by how they participate in staff development policies and then asked follow-up that questions dealt with a multitude of matters. The 13th title in the Briefs in Law Librarianship Series, this work is highly recommended for all law libraries.

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Published: Buffalo; William S. Hein & Co., Inc.; 2007

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