Category Archives: Faculty services

Moving Forward After an Unsuccessful Grant Application

by Malikah Hall This Spring, my colleague Aaron Retteen and I applied for our first research grant. We are working on a project, the abstract of which can be found here, on utilizing Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) in legal scholarship. … Continue reading

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Taking Charge of Your Changing Role

by Dean Duane Strojny Two big changes are happening in my workplace world within the next few months. They do not seem linked, but read on and you will see the connection. First is the implementation of an online time … Continue reading

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Open Access Initiatives: Law Reviews, SSRN, & IRs

by Jamie Baker Open access initiatives have permanently taken hold as librarians continue to promote widespread access to information. Many law reviews have jumped on the open-access bandwagon and are seeing higher scholarly impact as a result. A study by … Continue reading

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Seeking perfection in an imperfect world: Metrics and Academic Law Libraries

by Kris Turner My colleagues and I are currently hip-deep in conversation about how to best measure and present the impact that our faculty have on the larger academic community. This information is critical to tenure committees, libraries, the faculty … Continue reading

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A Rose is a Rose is a Rose…Until Rose Registers for ORCID

By Christine Anne George Names are funny things. You get them at birth and they stick with you for the rest of your life. Studies have indicated that certain names are associated with certain professions, but there’s still quite a bit … Continue reading

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Tackling the Many and Various Problems of Scholarship Preservation

by Ashley Ahlbrand I’ve been thinking a lot lately about the problems facing modern scholarship. Last October, Sara Sampson and I presented at the ORALL Annual Meeting about two of these problems specifically pertaining to the fact that research today … Continue reading

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Promoting Faculty Scholarship

by Jamie Baker Most law schools are players in the zero-sum game of the US News ranking system. The overall score in this system is influenced in large part—nearly 40%—by quality assessment from peer academics, lawyers, and judges. One of the ways to … Continue reading

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