Author Archives: sdemaine

Passing the torch

by Susan deMaine How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ~A.A. Milne Dear readers, Serving as editor of the RIPS Law Librarian Blog for the past two years has been both an honor and … Continue reading

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An Experiential Learning Primer

by Alyson Drake Editor’s Note: This week’s post is by incoming RIPS-SIS Vice-Chair/Chair Elect Alyson Drake. Alyson is currently the Reference and Student Services Librarian and the Coordinator of the Excellence in Legal Research Program at the Texas Tech University School of … Continue reading

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Save the date for the Alphabet Soup Reception

While in Chicago for AALL, please join us for a joint reception of the CS/OBS/RIPS/TS Special Interest Sections (a.k.a. the “Alphabet Soup Reception”) on Saturday, July 16th from 7pm – 9pm in the Hyatt-Crystal Ballroom B. Come enjoy hors d’oeurvres and … Continue reading

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When A Conference Comes Along…You Must RIPS It!

by Katie Crandall Editor’s Note: Katie Crandall writes our guest post this week. Katie is the RIPS-SIS Vice Chair and soon to be Chair. She is also the Assistant Director for Outreach at Florida State University’s College of Law Research Center. … Continue reading

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Shareholder Proposals as a Teaching Tool

by Susan Azyndar Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Susan Azyndar for this excellent guest post. Susan is currently a reference librarian at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and co-author of the 2015 article  A New Era: Integrating Today’s “Next … Continue reading

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The Seasons of Law Librarianship

by Maggie Ambrose In Ithaca, we are known for our winters.  After weeks and months of gray skies, it is easy to forget the few months every year when we are blessed with sun-filled days, blue skies, cherry blossoms, and emerald … Continue reading

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2016-17 RIPS-SIS Committee Call!

The RIPS Executive Board is calling all RIPS members to volunteer for committee service and committee leadership opportunities. We welcome all committee leadership interest!  Previous committee experience is not required to serve as a chair or vice chair. If you … Continue reading

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