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- Help Others Seek Help September 26, 2017
- Will Robots Take Over the Law Library? September 21, 2017
- Hindsight: Realizing the Importance of Legal Research September 19, 2017
- The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front September 14, 2017
- Law Library Security – How Safe Are We? September 12, 2017
- cesarzapata80 on Will Robots Take Over the Law Library?
- Matthew Elisha on The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front
- Insert Pseudonym Here, Because I Don't Have Job Protection on The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front
- LegalResearchGoddess (@heatherjsimmons) on Institutional Subscriptions to Quimbee
- Scott Frey on Doing More With Less & Wearing Multiple Hats
- ottostockmeyer on If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources
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Category Archives: Issues in Librarianship (generally)
by Dean Duane Strojny I am writing about a topic that is rarely, if ever, discussed in librarianship. It has nothing to do with technology or the future of librarianship. It has nothing to do with enrollment in law schools … Continue reading
by Paul Gatz Most readers of this blog are likely already aware that law librarians are awesome, but it’s nice to see some folks outside of the profession come to the same conclusion. The two examples I have in mind … Continue reading
by Sandra Dunbar, RIPS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Recipient We live in interesting times, and today was an interesting day. Though I work for a medium sized law firm (120ish attorneys in size offices, located throughout the state of Illinois, so … Continue reading
by Beau Steenken Today marks a beginning and an end for me. On the one hand, today is the first day of my first ever research sabbatical. (U.K. considers librarians to be 12-month faculty, so I’m splitting my sabbatical and … Continue reading
by Tig Wartluft The other morning during breakfast I watched this Vox video about satirists versus more traditional media coverage and noticed that some of the clips were by a professor at my university (Sophia McClennen, School of International Affairs (SIA)). This … Continue reading
by Margaret Ambrose Fake news is here to stay. Information professionals need to factor this reality into their strategic vision for the future because there is no turning back the clock on this one – Pandora’s Box is officially open. … Continue reading