Author Archives: emilydonnellan

The Future of PACER

PACER or Public Access to Court Electronic Records is a government run website that allows anyone to make an account and access court records electronically. This data is pulled from CM/ECF an electronic filing system that, according to a 2014 … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Fear of Missing Out

I’ve always been the type of person to volunteer for things; party planning, steering committees, the group needs a treasurer? Sure! I can help with that. This is probably one of the million reasons I became a librarian. I’m sure … Continue reading

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Emerging Leader Award – Final Call for Nominees

Final Call for Nominees – AALL Emerging Leader Jury Award AALL is now accepting nominations for the Emerging Leader Award. This award recognizes newer members who have made significant contributions to the profession and have demonstrated the potential for leadership … Continue reading

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Being Productive During a Time of Change

I’ve gone through a lot of change in the past month. At the end of November, I officially finished the move for my library that I talked about in a previous post. I’m now all moved into my new office, … Continue reading

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What Are Your Statistics Even Measuring?

I think we can all agree statistics are important. I collect them every day. In fact, I enjoy collecting them! It gives me a certain satisfaction to enter a research question into my tracker and log it in the knowledge … Continue reading

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