Category Archives: employment & reference librarians

Missed Connections: Scholarship

by Brandon Wright Adler I know the RIPS Blog has discussed, once or twice, the many hats that law librarians must wear. I would like to discuss a casualty to all of that hat-wearing (other than baldness) – the casualty … Continue reading

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A New Way of Law Library Management is HERE!

by Dean Duane Strojny The shift has been going on for years, but it seems to finally be here. We have moved the majority of research to an online format and with that comes significant changes for the management of … Continue reading

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Finals – My favorite time of year

by Christina Glon Finals have started here at Emory Law and, while we can all feel the tension in the library, this is still my favorite time of year. Not because my class is over and all I have to do … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

by Janelle Beitz … That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; So reference librarians would, were they not so call’d, Retain that dear perfection which they owe Without that title. I don’t know if … Continue reading

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Consider a Research Assistant For One-On-One Instruction

In February of 2011, AALL asked the Member to Member Question,“why did you become a law librarian?” One respondent said, “I decided to be a librarian when I was 12….” This type of response seems to be more of the … Continue reading

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Supporting Diversity in Law Librarianship

Let’s begin by recognizing that the profession is already diverse, but there just are not that many law librarians of color compared to the number of people of color in the general U.S. population. I believe this difference will continue … Continue reading

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Things I wish I had known about job hunting for newer academic referencelibrarians

In January, I begin a new chapter as the Foreign and International Law Librarian and Lecturer in Law at Vanderbilt Law School. I also just participated in the hiring committee to hire the reference librarian who replaced me at Thomas … Continue reading

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