Author Archives: Michele Thomas

The Patron Services Committee or My Obsession with Trashcans, Step stools, and Staplers

Editor’s Note:  This is a guest post from Jessica Randall Panella. Jessica is the Head of Access Services at the University of Connecticut Law Library. As Head of Access Services, she  oversees operations of the Access Services Department which includes the … Continue reading

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Calling New Bloggers!

It’s that time of year again — time to select bloggers for the coming year.  This past year brought varying viewpoints and some great advice.  We would love to have a mix of new and experienced librarians in all fields … Continue reading

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?: Do grammar & punctuation errors effect/affect how U view professional communication?

Editor’s Note:  Today, Catherine A. Lemmer, Head of Information Services, Indiana University Roberty H. McKinney School of Law joins us as a guest blogger.  She has been has been with the Ruth Lilly Law Library at the Indiana University Robert … Continue reading

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A Call for Your Ideas

This summer’s AALL Annual Meeting in San Antonio promises to provide numerous helpful programs, roundtables, and networking opportunities.  In fact, ALL-SIS and RIPS are working together to host a Super Roundtable event, during which ten tables will simultaneously discuss legal … Continue reading

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My job is awesome because…

Editor’s note: Post written by Jeff Woodmansee I recently participated in a written interview for a local profile online piece, and it got me thinking that this would serve as great fodder for this week’s blog post – while most … Continue reading

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2014 RIPS Teach-In Kit Now Available!

In case you missed the announcement elsewhere, the much-anticipated 2014 RIPS Teach-In Kit is now available. The Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section is proud to announce the release of the 22nd Annual RIPS Teach-In Kit!  Each year, … Continue reading

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Extended Deadline – RIPS Teach-In Kit Contributions

The RIPS Teach-In Kit Committee has extended the deadline for RIPS Teach-In Kit submissions to Friday, Feb. 21.  Help create a valuable Kit by submitting your instruction materials today.  Details are below. Help Take Legal Research Instruction to the Next Level … Continue reading

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