Author Archives: Sarah Gotschall

An Exploration of WikiLeaks: What has Taken Me So Long!

by Sarah Gotschall Recently a friend from my school’s career services office was trying to find contact information for a recent graduate, a common activity for her since her department is in charge of reporting graduate employment data to the … Continue reading

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In the Long Run We Will Still Be Dead, But Presidential End of Term Web Archive Will Go On

by Sarah Gotschall In 2008, the International Internet Preservation Consortium and National Digital Infrastructure and Preservation Program joined together to archive the web at the end of presidential administrations, starting with George W. Bush. The purpose of the End of Term Web … Continue reading

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The Year 2027: The Future of Academic Law Libraries/Librarians

by Sarah Gotschall I recently watched a June 2017 conference presentation by Tony Seba, a Stanford professor who studies technological disruption. To illustrate the shockingly quick disruption of horses, he compared a photo of 5th Avenue from 1900 with one from … Continue reading

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Ravel Law Visualization Tools First Coming to Shepard’s Results

by Sarah Gotschall Last week when the librarians at my school met with our Lexis representatives, we asked when the recently purchased Ravel Law visualization technology would be incorporated into Lexis Advance. They didn’t make any promises on the time … Continue reading

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New App Friday – A Weekly Exploration of Apps

by Sarah Gotschall Every Friday at 4:30, I wander into my coworker’s office for what we call “New App Friday.” For reasons lost to posterity, on April 14, 2017, I set up a recurring meeting in Outlook and strolled into … Continue reading

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Institutional Subscriptions to Quimbee

by Sarah Gotschall Law school librarians wish our students well and want them to do well in their classes. Traditionally we have supported student achievement by stocking the reserve section of the library with a variety of study aids. Last … Continue reading

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