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. She blogs at

RIPS Executive Board Candidate Statements

Candidates for Vice Chair/Chair-Elect Nicole Dyszlewski I hope to become the chair of RIPS-SIS to continue the amazing work the SIS has been doing! I am excited by the work that RIPS does and would be honored to lead a … Continue reading

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#Critlib Twitter Chat on 3/19 at 2pmET/1pmCT

Please join a group of law librarians today, March 19 at 2pmET/1pmCT for a lively Twitter #critlib chat about vendor relations! For more information on participating in Twitter chats, see this helpful post on Twitter Chats.

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RIPS Executive Board Election Time

The RIPS Executive Board is happy to present the following slate of wonderful nominees for this year’s open Executive Board Positions: Vice Chairperson/Chairperson Elect Candidates: Nicole Dyszlewski Research/Access Services Librarian Roger Williams University School of Law Bristol, Rhode Island Genevieve … Continue reading

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Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition Accepting Submissions

For more information, please see the competition website:

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Apply Now for Annual Meeting Grants!

The Annual Meeting Grant Awards Jury will be awarding a number of grants for this year’s AALL Annual Meeting & Conference, July 14-17, 2018, in Baltimore, MD. These grants cover registration costs for either the Annual Meeting or Workshops associated … Continue reading

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ALA Midwinter Debriefing on 2/22

Join AALL Liaison to the ALA ACLTS MARC Advisory Committee, Jean Pajerek, for a quick debrief of the meetings she attended during ALA Midwinter. Thursday, February 22 2:00 PM EST Connect via Zoom (on phone or computer) If you would … Continue reading

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Patron Services Committee Webinar on 2/22

RIPS-SIS’s Patron Services Committee is hosting a webinar on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 11:00am-12:00pm CST on “Managing Student and Volunteer Workers.”  It is free to AALL members.  Register by February 19th here. Description: Student and volunteer workers are often … Continue reading

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