Category Archives: Issues in Law Librarianship

Summer Associates – Yet Again

by Caren Luckie Summer associates are a great source/inspiration for blog posts, especially for law firm librarians like me.  It’s not always complaining about them, they can be a help to overworked firm librarians and researchers. During lunch today with … Continue reading

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“Am I JUST a Bill?” Using Lexis Advance’s Legislative Outlook to Predict if a Bill Will Become Law

by Sarah Gostchall Recently a professor asked me which of our available online services – Westlaw Edge, Lexis Advance, or Bloomberg Law – I would recommend to track Arizona bills on a particular topic. Years have passed since I last … Continue reading

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Improving Final Exam Outreach

The final exam period is the busiest time of the year for academic libraries. Most schools provide some sort of outreach to our students during this time. Each semester, our law library limits access to the library to students, faculty, … Continue reading

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The Wonders of Modern Technology

by Caren Luckie The title really should be “How to Manage Expectations of Modern Technology,” but that just doesn’t have quite the same ring. The title came about from a comment and blog post suggestion made by a co-worker.  Thank … Continue reading

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Perceptions of Librarians and Library Value Inhibit Impact

by Brandon Wright Adler In my last post, I let everyone know that I had made the move to a non-law academic library at the University of New Orleans. My primary roles as UNO’s new Information Literacy Librarian is to … Continue reading

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What’s In A Job Title?

by Dean Duane Strojny I collect job descriptions. It has been a hobby of sorts since I found myself on the hiring end beginning in the early 2000’s. As you can imagine, there is quite a variety of librarian titles … Continue reading

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Creating My First Librarianship Portfolio: A Mood

by Malikah Hall As a requirement of my position, I recently submitted my first academic portfolio. If I were wearing a mood ring during this time, you would find the ring a different color everyday. The colors of a mood … Continue reading

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