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- 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
- A Review of Summer Associate Skills September 8, 2017
- 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
- Why LawArXiv? | LIPA: Legal Information Preservation Alliance on Why LawArXiv?
- Teri Townsend on Getting Users Out Of Their Seats
- In Praise of the Reflective Essay: The Mushy and the Meta | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on Uncertainty and Legal Research
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Category Archives: Book Reviews
by Dean Duane Strojny I want it all! Okay, I am generally not that greedy, but there have been quite a few things in the library world that I have come across that either I want to physically have or … Continue reading
by Amy Taylor The limited amount of time I have with my students creates a constant tension with the voluminous amount of material I want to teach them. So much has been made lately of active learning and flipping the classroom … Continue reading
by Christine George In the few years that I’ve been at my current job, I’ve built up a bit of a reputation. It’s all Chunk’s fault—Chunk from The Goonies, in case you’re wondering. He (well, the actor, Jeff Cohen) became … Continue reading
The recently released book, What the Best Law Teachers Do, is the culmination of a four-year study that sought to identify extraordinary law teachers. The book gives evidence-based examples of “the best” in legal education based on a national qualitative … Continue reading
From Marc Silverman It’s been two years since the Research Instruction Committee of the RIPS-SIS last surveyed and reviewed the current crop of legal research texts. There are ten new titles or new editions since we last did this. If … Continue reading
After a recent call for volunteers to update the 2006 list of legal research textbook reviews, a new 2011 version is now available from the RIPS website. Reviews from 2006 are also included in the 2011 publication. Check back as … Continue reading