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Online-Only J.D. Programs

Many of us still have nightmares thinking back upon our law school experience, which was modeled on the Socratic method of  teaching featured in the Paper Chase. However, law students can now have a more enjoyable and flexible experience through … Continue reading

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Knowledge Management within an Academic Setting

Knowledge management or KM is a trending topic within the law library world. While KM is typically implemented within a law firm, it can also be used within a law school or government law library. How can we apply this … Continue reading

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Cool Teaching Tools

I recently attended the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) Annual Meeting. As at most law library conferences these days, there was a program on cool technology tools that we could use in the office and classroom. Here are some … Continue reading

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Information Anxiety

Information overload or anxiety is a concept that we, as librarians, have to overcome on a daily basis. What exactly is information anxiety? From a librarian’s point of view, the term can refer to our users feeling overwhelmed by information. … Continue reading

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Embedded Librarianship

Embedded librarianship is a trending topic in the law library world. What exactly is embedded librarianship? According to Kroski’s Law Librarianship in the Digital Age, embedded librarianship is: “Intentionally building strong, collaborative work relationships with communities in our organizations” (Striepe … Continue reading

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