Category Archives: Career

Overcoming the Fear of Missing Out

I’ve always been the type of person to volunteer for things; party planning, steering committees, the group needs a treasurer? Sure! I can help with that. This is probably one of the million reasons I became a librarian. I’m sure … Continue reading

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Listening & Learning as a New(er) Law Librarian

Recently, I looked at my calendar and realized that I’ve been a law librarian for a little more than two years. This fact snuck up on me for many reasons; mainly, time flies when you’re having fun! But it also … Continue reading

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A Good Lawyer Should be Living a Good Life

It is common knowledge among legal professionals that law and philosophy are intimately entwined. A detailed understanding of jurisprudence is integral to any law professional’s success. Still, there are many branches of philosophy that can apply to our lives and … Continue reading

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Call for Nominees – Emerging Leader Award

AALL is now accepting nominations for the Emerging Leader Award. This award recognizes newer members who have made significant contributions to the profession and have demonstrated the potential for leadership and continuing excellence. Selection criteria include: The nominee must be … Continue reading

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It’s all about the culture

Every law firm is different.  Not in just the obvious ways like size, location, and areas of practice.  But in more subtle ways, and the most variable factor is firm culture.  The firm culture varies from firm to firm.  It … Continue reading

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Going Digital with Microsoft OneNote

About a year or so ago, when I was just beginning my career as a law librarian, I attended a professional development webinar focused on staying organized. One specific gem that stayed with me regarded how to keep your meeting … Continue reading

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To all of my new(er) colleagues:

To all of my new(er) Colleagues: Did you attend the D.C. AALL annual meeting as a first-timer or relative newbie? Were you lost r did you have questions? Perhaps you even heard of this thing called CONELL but don’t know … Continue reading

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