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- On the Value of Student Conferences February 23, 2017
- Law Library Diversity Fellowships February 21, 2017
- RIPS-SIS Virtual Business Meeting Survey February 20, 2017
- “Hello” From Your RIPS Board February 17, 2017
- CARA: The First Year Associate’s Pocket Calculator February 16, 2017
- “Hello” From Your RIPS Board | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on Deadline Extended: Contribute to the 25th National Legal Research Teach-In Kit Today!
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Author Archives: Jamie Baker
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
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
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
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
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
The RIPS-SIS Executive Board is pleased to announce that we will be holding a virtual business meeting in the summer of 2017, rather than having our traditional business meeting at the AALL Annual Meeting. We are excited that this change … Continue reading
by Jamie Baker As you may know, Lexis recently finished a report called, Summer Associates Identify Writing and Legal Research Skills Required on the Job, reporting on the responses of 330 summer associates working in large U.S. law firms (with over … Continue reading