Category Archives: Issues in Librarianship (generally)

What Are Your Statistics Even Measuring?

I think we can all agree statistics are important. I collect them every day. In fact, I enjoy collecting them! It gives me a certain satisfaction to enter a research question into my tracker and log it in the knowledge … Continue reading

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If Busy, Then Try This

The culture of productivity is deeply embedded in American society.  From its inception, with the habits of Benjamin Franklin, to the modern-day obsession with improving productivity at all costs, we’ve been taught for generations that we should be constantly improving … Continue reading

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Combating Imposter Syndrome One Kudos at a Time

Most librarians I know, including myself, are introverts who suffer from imposter syndrome. I know: coming in hot. I have found most of my issues with imposter syndrome are rooted in wanted to do a great job. When or if … 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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The 9th circuit librarians conference – and why we should have smaller conferences

by Emily Donnellan I met my co-workers for the first time this month. It seems kind of strange saying that. I’ve been in my position since September. I’ve chatted with many of my co-workers via e-mail, messenger, or the phone. … 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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Share Your Scholarship with RIPS Scholarship Reporting Form

The RIPS Scholarship Committee is excited to share the newest way we can assist in promoting YOUR scholarship! When you publish a new law review article, book, blog post, spectrum article or have a presentation, event, or librarian gathering; please … Continue reading

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