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- Message from New RIPS Chair July 20, 2017
- RIPS Events at AALL July 13, 2017
- If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources June 30, 2017
- RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting Tomorrow, 6/21 June 20, 2017
- Law Library Staff Self-Care: A Collaborative White Paper June 19, 2017
- ottostockmeyer on If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources
- Why LawArXiv? | LIPA: Legal Information Preservation Alliance on Why LawArXiv?
- Teri Townsend on Getting Users Out Of Their Seats
- In Praise of the Reflective Essay: The Mushy and the Meta | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on Uncertainty and Legal Research
- Be Our Guest…at the first-ever RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on 2017 RIPS Penguin Adoption & Stuffed Penguin Giveaway
- Beth Van Fossen on On Sabbaticals and Term-Limits
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Category Archives: Legal Technology
by Erik Adams Anyone who has watched a child learning to do math will have heard the complaint that doing it by hand shouldn’t be necessary in the age of calculators. Or, I suppose, in the age of the Calculator app, … Continue reading
by Dean Duane Strojny Let’s face it. The cost of the current big three legal research databases is staggering. Over the years, both Lexis and Westlaw tend to have multi-year price increases followed by multi-year price holds. This lulls directors … Continue reading
by Maggie Ambrose Usually, I try to stay away from plugging a particular product, but I have to mention that incorporating Clio, a cloud-based law practice management software tool, into the classroom has been well worth the effort. This is … Continue reading
by Ashley Ahlbrand By now, you’ve likely seen several messages calling for contributions to the 2016 Teach-In Kit. We (the Teach-In Kit Committee) hope you’ll consider submitting materials of your own, but maybe you’re not sure what types of resources are … Continue reading
by Christina Glon “They are entitled.” “They are coddled by overbearing parents.” “They do not want to work hard.” “They are not loyal to their employers.” So starts the book You Raised Us – Now Work With Us: Millennials, Career Success, … Continue reading
by Erik Y. Adams In 1989, my law firm made a change regarding desk copies. Up until then, all litigators were issued a six volume, loose-leaf set of local court rules. Starting that year, this set of books was no … Continue reading
by Amy Taylor I attended the Clio Cloud Conference in Chicago last month. Clio is practice-management software for the solo and small-firm market. A few of its features include: time tracking, billing, integration with Fastcase, bank-grade security, legal accounting, and calendars. If … Continue reading