Category Archives: Patron Services

Reference as Strategy Game: We’re Here to Help

Regardless of where you are on life’s ladder, all you have to know is that there are lots of county law librarians all around the country that are waiting to help those in need find the solace they seek. Continue reading

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The Library and Food: Finding a Healthy Balance

by Emily Siess Donnellan I’ve never shared this before, but during law school I gained 40 pounds. I was already overweight having gained the freshman 15 (and then some) in undergrad. But law school took me in to a different … Continue reading

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How Do You Prepare For This?

by Christine Anne George The first time it happened, I was a 1L. The University had just instituted an emergency alert system, but our classroom was in the basement and I didn’t have cell service. My friend, who suspected he … Continue reading

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Not Just Winter Blues: Can the Library Help Improve Law Student Mental Health?

by Lora Johns March is dreary, gray, and cold. The vivid reds of autumn leaves and apples faded so long ago they might never have been at all. The promise of springtime sun and flowers feels more like a lie—in … Continue reading

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The Sneeze

by Christine Anne George I have been fighting the good fight since late September. I remember the day well. All was bright and shiny until…I heard the first sneeze. Initially I embraced denial. Maybe someone had a quirky ringtone. Maybe … Continue reading

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When It Clicks for the Pro Se Patron

Regardless of who or where you are in the litigation process, your local county law librarians are pulling for you. Continue reading

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Virtual Chat Reference Services

by Brandon Wright Adler As the evening reference librarian in my law library, I often wonder how I can make myself more available to the students that are studying during my time at the reference desk. Like many academic law … Continue reading

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