News & Events

Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 14:21

Our law library is engaged in developing new services, methods of access, and innovative pedagogy to meet the needs of current and future legal researchers.  This fellowship provides an opportunity for a recent library or law school graduate (or both) to fully participate in those endeavors.  This one-year fellowship will serve as a foundational experience for a new law librarian to start his or her career.  You can find out more information about the law library fellow here: https://lawlibrary.colorado.edu/law-library-fellow.  For more information about the opening, and for informaton on how to apply, please read the complete job description.  

Monday, February 18, 2019 - 07:54

The School of Law  welcomes applications for  Serials & Acquisitions Assistant - Library Technician II . This role receives and processes all serials (hardbound, advance sheets, pocket parts, microforms, periodicals and looseleafs) and government documents; completes initial processing of invoices; receives all newly ordered materials; and initiates vendor claims for unreceived materials. Specific duties include: check-in and labeling of all serials and government documents; ensuring bibliographic, check-in, order, and item records are accurate; processing materials for the bindery; supervising student workers; opening, sorting and delivering mail. For complete details and to apply for the position, see the job posting on the University of Colorado's website.

Wednesday, February 13, 2019 - 15:09

The 11th Annual Boulder Conference on Legal Information: Scholarship & Teaching has announced its call for papers on “All Aspects of Legal Information.” The draft must be more than an outline, but need not be in publishable form (between 6 and 10 pages). Drafts can be sent via email to Susan Nevelow Mart, susan.mart@colorado.edu. The work should focus on an aspect of (1) The use or teaching of legal information; (2) An aspect of information retrieval; (3) Law and policy; (4) Information access issues; or (5) Practice issues.

The conference will be held July 11-12, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Applicants to the conference should submit a draft project no later than April 8, 2019.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 16:16

The Oral History of Law Librarianship series contains more than 200 video interviews of active and retired law librarians and others related to the profession. This ongoing series showcases individuals in the profession as they reflect on their experiences. New videos interviews are added monthly.

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 16:14

The Algorithm as a Human Artifact: Implications for Legal {Re}search was recently listed on SSRN’s Top Ten Download List for: LSN: Legal Information Practices

Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 12:53

The law library congratulates Karen Marchesi and Kerryn Francis for their years of service to the law library.  Ms. Marchesi has worked with us for 25 years and Ms. Francis has just ecplipsed the 10 year mark!

Wednesday, January 2, 2019 - 07:34

Professor Nevelow Mart's recent study on how algorithims in online legal research databases can deliver different and unexpected results.  The review was published in the Illinois Bar Journal.  

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:40

Georgia Briscoe retired from the University of Colorado Law Library in January after 27 years of service to the law library and 45 years of service to the profession.  She served the law library and law school with distiction, managing the law library's collection and providing access to its materials. She will be missed.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:40

Professor Joan Policastri recently attended the annual conference of the International Association of Law Librarians in Luxembourg.  During the conference, she had the opportunity to review the presentation of Dr. Lily Martinet of the Max Planck Institute who spoke on the topic of  Traditional Cultural Expression (TCE).  Her complete review  is posted on the IALL's website.

Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 11:32

Connie Fields won the law school's Get It Done Award for diligently cataloging and classifying over 600 HeinOnline electronic serials bib records over the past several months while continuing to keep up with her other job duties.  She received the award at the law school holiday party in December.  Congratulations, Connie!

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