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Author Aycock, Anthony, 1973-

Title The accidental law librarian / Anthony Aycock
Published Medford, New Jersey : Information Today, Inc., 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 247 pages) : illustrations
Series Accidental Library Series
Accidental Library Series
Contents Legal publishing, or, What are all those books on Law and Order? -- The kolor-koded, turnkey-shaped streamline basics of legal research -- How do I copyright my name? : answering legal reference questions -- The art of hanging loose(leaf) in an uptight world -- The big two : Westlaw and LexisNexis -- Beyond the big two : other legal databases -- Where's Waldo? : public information searches for law librarians -- The anxiety of the men (and women) inside the board rooms -- Education and resources -- The future of law libraries -- Appendix A. Patron requests in law libraries -- Appendix B. Library business case
Summary "Where can I find the case Simpson v. Satterfield? What are the laws in Nevada on gun ownership? Can you help me apply for a business license? How do I copyright my name? Questions like these make a new law librarian's head spin. The truth is, all librarians are apt to get legal questions, and most struggle to respond. Collection development, too, is tricky if you seldom work with legal publishers. As the law touches more and more of our daily lives while lawyers price their services out of the average person's range, the public increasingly turns to libraries for answers. Where can librarians turn? Okay, that one's easy-to Anthony Aycock's The Accidental Law Librarian."-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Law libraries -- Reference services -- United States.
Law libraries -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Legal research -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
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