Author Archives: Jamie Baker

About Jamie Baker

Jamie Baker is the Associate Director of the Law Library at Texas Tech University School of Law. She also teaches Civil Trial Research. Jamie is the Executive Director of Scribes -- The American Society of Legal Writers. She blogs at www.gingerlawlibrarian.com.

RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting Tomorrow, 6/21

RIPS Members— As you may know, our RIPS virtual annual meeting is TOMORROW at 1:00 PM CST! We are very excited to offer this meeting in a virtual format as we hope this will accommodate our busy RIPS members’ schedules. A … Continue reading

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Law Library Staff Self-Care: A Collaborative White Paper

By Jessica Almeida, Nicole Dyszlewski, & Heather Simmons At last year’s AALL Annual Meeting, members of the RIPS Patron Services Committee discussed starting a collaborative writing project with members of LISP tackling the topic of self-care and law librarians. After … Continue reading

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2017 RIPS-SIS Travel Grant Recipients

The RIPS-SIS Grants Committee would like to congratulate our 2017 RIPS-SIS Travel Grant recipients. The following RIPS-SIS members have received funding to assist them as they travel to the 2017 AALL Annual Meeting in Austin, TX this summer. Congratulations and … Continue reading

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Reflections on Teaching ALR: Modeling as Feedback

by Christina A. Coan, RIPS-SIS Grant Recipient for AALL Management Institute Last fall, I taught my first Advanced Legal Research course.  This was not my first teaching experience.  I have previously taught various age groups on different subjects: Oral English … Continue reading

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Calling Bloggers! Submit Materials by June 16

Calling all those interested in blogging!  The RIPS Law Librarian Blog is searching for next year’s cast of contributors (beginning August 2017). The current blogging year has been very successful with many wonderful posts and high readership, but a few … Continue reading

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Be Our Guest…at the first-ever RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting

Hello all, The RIPS Executive Board is looking forward to hosting the first RIPS virtual annual meeting, and we hope that you will be able to join us on Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 pm EST/1:00 pm CST.  We will … Continue reading

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RIPS Seeking Volunteer: Co-Webmaster

Are you interested in getting more involved with RIPS-SIS? Have a knack for website development? Want to work next to our amazing webmaster, Maribel Nash, to help make improvements during the 2017-2018 year? Then I have a position for you! … Continue reading

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