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    HeinOnline and Law Review Citation Patterns
    (Law Library Journal, 2011-03) Wallace, Karen L.
    The authors tested the proposition that the ubiquity of HeinOnline in law libraries would alter law review citation patterns. Has HeinOnline’s provision of the full runs of law reviews in full text led to more citations to older materials? This article reports the results of the study they undertook to test this theory.
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    "Beyond the newsletter: concrete guidelines and innovative ideas for effective promotion"
    (American Library Association, 2004-05) Wallace, Karen L.
    Even the most fabulous collections, programs, and services can all languish underutilized and ill-attended without effective promotion. At times, even the most creative among us can become stymied and fall into a rut, relying on the same promotional techniques for all library offerings. Considering other public libraries’ successful promotions, along with their underlying marketing principles, can help infuse new life in stale routines. This article presents ten guidelines for effective promotion, illustrated by real library practices.
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    "DNA shall prevail: Postconviction DNA evidence: An annotated bibliography
    (Haworth Press, Inc., 2006-06) Sulzbach, Deborah E.
    This annotated bibliography is presented as a guide for attorneys, librarians, students, and the general public interested in postconviction DNA evidence. Part I presents a brief introduction to the history and use of postconviction DNA evidence. Part II includes articles about individuals exonerated through the use of postconviction DNA evidence. Part III presents articles focusing on postconviction DNA evidence in various states. Part IV contains articles about the federal Innocence Protection Act. Part V includes articles about some Innocence Projects in the United States. Part VI includes articles covering various aspects of postconviction DNA evidence. Part VII lists books and chapters of books on the topic. Copyright © by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.
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    "Evidence-based librarianship: opportunity for law librarians?"
    (American Association of Law Libraries, 2006-01) Lerdal, Susan Nissen
    Should librarians consult empirical research when making day-to-day operational decisions? Ms. Lerdal describes the concepts and methods of evidence-based librarianship, suggesting that this approach may provide opportunities for law librarians to increase their credibility in the eyes of those who fund and use their libraries.