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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: Legal Education Standards
by Tig Wartluft Nearly two years ago I started a new position. My very first day I attended the law school’s faculty meeting; during that meeting it was announced that there was going to be a change to the required … Continue reading
by Alyson Drake Editor’s Note: This week’s post is by incoming RIPS-SIS Vice-Chair/Chair Elect Alyson Drake. Alyson is currently the Reference and Student Services Librarian and the Coordinator of the Excellence in Legal Research Program at the Texas Tech University School of … Continue reading
by Jamie Baker Caroline Osborne recently posted an article to SSRN titled The State of Legal Research Education: A Survey of First Year Legal Research Programs or ‘Why Johnny and Jane Cannot Research’. Osborne makes many valid points regarding the … Continue reading
by Beau Steenken Teaching the 1L legal research class is one of my favorite parts of my job. In fact, my colleagues and I enjoy it so much that we are developing an entire slate of specialized legal research courses … Continue reading
by Beau Steenken Over the Thanksgiving holiday, I had an interesting conversation with one of my aunts, who is now retired after a long and successful career in upper management of various retail corporations. We were talking about news reports … Continue reading
by Ashley Ahlbrand Like law schools across the country, the faculty at my law school have begun a significant conversation about ABA’s Standard 302 requiring learning outcomes for law schools. The RIPS Law Librarian Blog had an excellent post by Beau Steenken … Continue reading