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- Message from New RIPS Chair July 20, 2017
- RIPS Events at AALL July 13, 2017
- If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources June 30, 2017
- RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting Tomorrow, 6/21 June 20, 2017
- Law Library Staff Self-Care: A Collaborative White Paper June 19, 2017
- ottostockmeyer on If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources
- Why LawArXiv? | LIPA: Legal Information Preservation Alliance on Why LawArXiv?
- Teri Townsend on Getting Users Out Of Their Seats
- In Praise of the Reflective Essay: The Mushy and the Meta | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on Uncertainty and Legal Research
- Be Our Guest…at the first-ever RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on 2017 RIPS Penguin Adoption & Stuffed Penguin Giveaway
- Beth Van Fossen on On Sabbaticals and Term-Limits
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Author Archives: erikyadams
by Erik Adams In law firms we have struggled for years with how to get attorneys to stop relying on books, which are expensive to acquire, store, and maintain, and start using online resources. (Which are also expensive, but at … Continue reading
by Erik Adams Why hasn’t the artificial intelligence revolution come to current awareness in the legal industry? When I started at my current law firm in 2002, current awareness was in a technological transition. Publishers of daily and weekly newsletters … Continue reading
by Erik Adams I don’t expect many of you to appreciate the subtle science and exact art that is potion-making. However, for those select few who possess the predisposition… I can teach you how to bewitch the mind and ensnare … Continue reading
by Erik Adams Anyone who has watched a child learning to do math will have heard the complaint that doing it by hand shouldn’t be necessary in the age of calculators. Or, I suppose, in the age of the Calculator app, … Continue reading
by Erik Adams When I’m not doing research instruction or providing patron services, I maintain my library’s web pages on our intranet and write software. Recently I have been updating our library catalog, which has forced me to think about … Continue reading
by Erik Adams In the movie “Edge of Tomorrow” Tom Cruise’s character is forced to re-live a horrible battle against space aliens over and over until he can master the timing and moves necessary to survive and win the day. … Continue reading