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 & Academic Legal Writing, as well as sessions in the Legal Practice program and Excellence in Legal Research program. She blogs at

RIPS Standing Committees Meeting at AALL18

Join your fellow committee members at the RIPS Standing Committees Meeting on Sunday, July 15th from 12:45-2:15pm in the Hilton Holiday Ballroom 3.  Every committee will have a meeting at a time during that time slot, to meet one another, … Continue reading

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Join RIPS-SIS in Baltimore for Roundtables!

Join RIPS-SIS in Baltimore for Roundtables on Patron Services, Research Instruction, and Legal Research Competencies! RIPS-SIS will be hosting three different roundtables at AALL 2018 in Baltimore.  Come talk to engaged colleagues about patron services, research instruction, and legal research … Continue reading

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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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