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- Help Others Seek Help September 26, 2017
- Will Robots Take Over the Law Library? September 21, 2017
- Hindsight: Realizing the Importance of Legal Research September 19, 2017
- The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front September 14, 2017
- Law Library Security – How Safe Are We? September 12, 2017
- cesarzapata80 on Will Robots Take Over the Law Library?
- Matthew Elisha on The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front
- Insert Pseudonym Here, Because I Don't Have Job Protection on The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front
- LegalResearchGoddess (@heatherjsimmons) on Institutional Subscriptions to Quimbee
- Scott Frey on Doing More With Less & Wearing Multiple Hats
- ottostockmeyer on If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources
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Author Archives: margaret.jane.ambrose
by Magaret Ambrose You may have already heard that the Cornell Law Library, LIPA, MALLCO, and NELLCO have embarked on a mission to empower the legal scholarly community and to champion open access principles by ensuring community ownership of legal scholarship … Continue reading
by Margaret Ambrose Last Monday, on May 8th, 2017, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates squared off with Texas Senator Ted Cruz about her decision not to enforce President Trump’s initial attempt at a travel ban. This tense exchange was … Continue reading
by Maggie Ambrose This past year I’ve experimented with feedback for students while teaching the research component to 1Ls. I will admit I had some failures as well as successes, and as this year comes to an end I’ve been … Continue reading
by Margaret Ambrose At the beginning of last semester, I asked my colleagues: “What is the ideal group size when having students work on problems in class?” I got several answers, all within the 3-5 range. Generally, the feedback centered … Continue reading
by Margaret Ambrose Fake news is here to stay. Information professionals need to factor this reality into their strategic vision for the future because there is no turning back the clock on this one – Pandora’s Box is officially open. … Continue reading
by Margaret Ambrose I was lucky enough to attend a presentation by Andrew Arruda, one of the founders of ROSS. One of the more interesting tidbits from the presentation and the Q&A centered around access to justice. Access to justice, … Continue reading
by Margaret Ambrose The answer to the question ‘What to do about Millennials?’ in terms of legal research instruction may, in fact, be nothing – or nothing that is specific to Millennials. Let me be clear, trends towards experiential learning, collaborative … Continue reading