Category Archives: Issues in Law Librarianship

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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Charlie Brown, Lucy, and the Metric Football

by Christine Anne George I do not often compare myself to Charlie Brown, but when it comes to citation metrics, I am Charlie Brown with the football. Why is that? Because there is no perfect way to collect citation metrics. … Continue reading

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Summer Associate Season

by Caren Luckie This post is somewhat of a reprise of my fall associate post, regarding new fall associates.  Many of the same things hold true, but there are differences between summer associates and new fall associates.  And not just … Continue reading

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New RIPS Social Media Series: Questions with Puron

The RIPS PR & Recruitment Committee has launched a new series on social media called “Questions with Puron” to highlight the diverse views and professional strategies of the constituents of Reference Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section (RIPS-SIS). Each … Continue reading

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Working Remotely – Good or Bad?

by Caren Luckie One of the good things about being a firm librarian is the ability to work from home once in a while.  It’s also one of the bad things.  Yes, it means I don’t have to take a … Continue reading

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Resilience Training in Law Schools: Lessons of Nikita Gupta

by Tarica LaBossiere In approximately one week, the February 2019 Florida Bar Examination will commence. Approximately 800 bar applicants will be sitting for the two-part Florida exam for the first time. For many of their neighbors, this will not be … Continue reading

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