Category Archives: Humor

You’re Already There Anyway: Make Work Work for You in 2019!

by Sarah Gotschall It might be a little late for new year’s resolutions, but since everyone has already abandoned their first ones, it is prolly time for another round! Do you have any resolution ideas which could only succeed if … Continue reading

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Menopause in the Library: Ladies of a Certain Age Unite!?!

We have probably all noticed that law librarianship is a female-dominated profession. As of 2016, 75% of American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) members were women. Librarianship is such a feminized profession that recently AALL tried to rename itself to … Continue reading

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2nd Time Around: Teaching Legal Research Again

by Paul Gatz This past week I taught the last class of my Advanced Legal Research course, completing my second time teaching the course, and my mind turned, as it occasionally does, to a set of papers I found in … Continue reading

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When It Clicks for the Pro Se Patron

Regardless of who or where you are in the litigation process, your local county law librarians are pulling for you. Continue reading

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Library Tours: Are You Ready for Your Close Up?

by Christine Anne George It’s that time of year. A fresh class of 1Ls enters the hallowed, paper-chased halls of law school. Perhaps it’s due to being hooked on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend or maybe I listened to too many musicals during … Continue reading

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Ode to the Plastic Sign Holder

by Beau Steenken Law libraries spend a lot of money. Beyond the six figures (or more) that a library spends on maintaining its print collection and electronic subscriptions, money must be spent on shelving (and, in some instances, compact-shelving service … Continue reading

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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hashtag

by Christine Anne George Once upon a time, I was anti-Twitter and no fan of hashtags. My reasons were long, varied, and, in my eyes, entirely legitimate. My personal biases bled into the professional. I was quick to embrace the … Continue reading

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