Author Archives: Jamie Baker

About Jamie Baker

Jamie Baker is the Interim Director of the Law Library at Texas Tech University School of Law. She also teaches Civil Trial Research. She blogs at

RIPS 26th National Teach-In Kit Now Available!

The RIPS 26th National Teach-In Kit for 2017-2018 is now published and available for perusing on the RIPS website. It was a good year for the Kit – we had 28 contributors (either individually or as a group) with 40 … Continue reading

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RIPS Annual Meeting on 6/14

Join Us for the RIPS Annual Meeting This Thursday! Please join the RIPS Executive Board and our RIPS committee leaders for the second annual RIPS Virtual Business Meeting, this Thursday, June 14th at 12:00pm CST/1:00pm EST.  Our committee chairs will … Continue reading

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AALL2018 RIPS Travel Grant Winners

The RIP-SIS Grants Committee is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of AALL travel grants: Mandy Lee Fran Norton Stephen Parks Louis Rosen Congratulations to all!

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Moving Forward After an Unsuccessful Grant Application

by Malikah Hall This Spring, my colleague Aaron Retteen and I applied for our first research grant. We are working on a project, the abstract of which can be found here, on utilizing Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) in legal scholarship. … Continue reading

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Volunteer Today for a RIPS Committee!

The RIPS Executive Board is looking for motivated, energetic members for our 2018-2019 committees! This year, our committees have worked on white papers, put on webinars, developed helpful new resources, created new awards to recognize RIPS members’ accomplishments, marketed all … Continue reading

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RIPS-SIS Publication Award

RIPS-SIS Publication Award DEADLINE: May 7, 2018 The Publication Award honors RIPS-SIS members for contributions to law librarianship through publication, particularly in the area of research instruction and patron services. Eligible materials must be published during the prior calendar year. … Continue reading

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RIPS-SIS Service Award

RIPS-SIS Service Award DEADLINE: May 7, 2018 The RIPS-SIS Service Award honors a RIPS-SIS member who has made outstanding contributions to RIPS-SIS in areas of section activity and professional service. Awards may not be presented in a given year at … Continue reading

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