Category Archives: Humor

Guest Post: Book Review and/or Love Letter to How to Become a Federal Criminal: An Illustrated Handbook for the Aspiring Offender

1 From How to Become a Federal Criminal: An Illustrated Handbook for the Aspiring Offender by Mike Chase, Available at https://www.amazon.com/How-Become-Federal-Criminal-Illustrated/dp/1982112514/ Continue reading

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Moving a Library

I’ve known my library was moving since before I even began in my current position back in September 2018. I’ve been in construction meetings since my first week and I’ve watched the remodel slowly progress. It wasn’t until last week … Continue reading

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First Day Adventures

Last week, I taught my first class of the year. My first class as a professor. A new mission unlocked! A career milestone complete! It was both exciting and nerve-racking, and I get to relive it all over again once-a-week, … Continue reading

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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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