Some Rather Differing Takes — in Two Recent Law Library Journal Articles — on the Future of [Academic] Law Libraries…
The American Library Association (ALA) has issued the report:
For the associated press release, “New State of America’s Libraries Report finds shift in role of U.S. libraries,” please see here.
From the press release:
[A]cademic, public and school libraries are experiencing a shift in how they are perceived by their communities and society. No longer just places for books, libraries of all types are viewed as anchors, centers for academic life and research and cherished spaces.
Cross-posted on Legal Research Plus.
University of North Texas (UNT) Annual Open Access Symposia: 2015 Symposium “Open Access and the Law”
Please see here for information about previous years’ events, speakers and presentations.
The 2015 symposium’s theme is “Open Access and the Law.”
The scheduled dates of the 2015 symposium — at the UNT Dallas College of Law — are Monday-Tuesday, May 18-19, 2015.
It will open on Monday evening May 18th with a reception.
Substantive programs will then take place the following day.
Speakers will include individuals working on the authentication of electronic legal materials as well as on institutional repositories.
More information on the 2015 symposium will become available soon.
Cross-posted at Legal Research Plus.