Category Archives: Humor

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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Puzzles, Games, and Destressing the Law Students

At Nova, there is a tradition that goes back long before I started working here of providing jigsaw puzzles to the law students. There’s always one at the circulation desk and one at the reference desk and often a third … Continue reading

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Minor Debacles and Free Pizza

Mistakes are hard to write about.  But, I learned something the hard way this week, so I thought I’d share. Remember that undergrad seminar I’m teaching on ‘Social Networking and the Law’?  Up until this Wednesday, everything had been running … Continue reading

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