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

RIPS Reviews Poster Session Proposals

As you’re probably all aware, the call for posters at the Annual Meeting in Austin recently opened up. The submissions are due by Friday, April 14. We hope to see lots of RIPS members sharing ideas about the awesome programs … Continue reading

Posted in AALL Annoucements, Notes from the Chair, RIPS events | Leave a comment

Apply for a Research Grant by April 1

Apply for a Research Grant by April 1 AALL’s LexisNexis Research Grant Jury is accepting applications through April 1st for research grants from the AALL Research Fund (An Endowment Established by LexisNexis). The jury may allocate $5000 between one or … Continue reading

Posted in Empirical legal research | Tagged | Leave a comment

Law Library Diversity Fellowships

by Malikah Aquilah Hall THE WORK OF DIVERSITY IN LIBRARIES BEGINS at the crossroad where superiority, inaction, and denial become intolerable. Yet in working toward true diversity, we work without the familiar construct of a mainstream. [This presents] us with … Continue reading

Posted in Issues in Law Librarianship, Training | Tagged | Leave a comment

RIPS-SIS Virtual Business Meeting Survey

RIPS-SIS will be hosting a virtual business meeting in June. Details on the business meeting will be the subject of an upcoming post. The Board would still like to have an informal event at AALL in Austin, and has secured Monday, … Continue reading

Posted in AALL Annoucements, RIPS events | Tagged | Leave a comment

“Hello” From Your RIPS Board

The Board and I can’t believe it is mid-February already! I hope everyone has been keeping track of all of the exciting things we have going on at RIPS but just in case something has slipped you by… I wanted … Continue reading

Posted in RIPS Teach-In Kit, RIPS-SIS Reports | Tagged | Leave a comment

RIPS-SIS 2017 Travel Grants for AALL Annual Meeting and AALL Management Institute

The Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section (RIPS-SIS) AALL Annual Meeting Grant is designed to assist individuals expenses related to attending the AALL Annual Meeting, taking place this year in Austin. Individuals who are chosen to receive the … Continue reading

Posted in AALL Annoucements, Annual meeting resources | Tagged | Leave a comment

2017 AALL Minority Leadership Development Award

The 2017 Minority Leadership Development Award (MLDA) application process is closing soon! Applications are due by Feb. 1, 2017. Applications will be eligible for review for two consecutive annual award cycles. The MLDA is an important step to foster minority … Continue reading

Posted in AALL Annoucements | Leave a comment