Category Archives: Legal Research Instruction

Old Dog, New Tricks: Using Flash Cards in The Classroom

Students use them often. You probably used them. I definitely used them. I’m talking about good old-fashioned flash cards. Advanced Legal Research is a skills course, so students often seemed thrown off by what notes to take, and how to … 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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How to Become a Law Librarian who is Known for Having Good Ideas

Being able to generate ideas is an important skill for law librarians to have if the profession is to continue to move forward.  Librarians need new ideas to be able to design new classes, come up with fresh homework problems, … Continue reading

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Internet Betrayal: A Tale of Woe

by Malikah Hall Last month, I attended the very first Teaching the Teachers Conference in Atlanta. Cassie DuBay’s recent post got me thinking about another highlight from the conference. Caroline Osborne at West Virginia University College of Law gave a … Continue reading

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Teaching the Teachers or Taylor Swift?

by Cassie DuBay It’s good to be early for things. Snagging tickets to Taylor Swift’s next tour requires diligence and dedication. Trying to attend Teaching the Teachers required the same. It was January 22, 2019, 11:58am, and I had the … 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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I taught a condensed weekend course. Here’s what I learned…

by Cassie DuBay This semester, I tried something new and taught a condensed ALR course over a few weekends. Specifically, I taught a 1-credit course in one weekend: Friday 2:00pm-6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm; and Sunday 9:00am-1:00pm. I had the following weekend … Continue reading

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