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- Welcome Back! August 17, 2017
- Lessons from a First-Time Teacher: Everything I Did Wrong and How You Can Avoid Doing It Too August 16, 2017
- Law Librarians Conference Hard August 15, 2017
- Change Is The Only Constant August 8, 2017
- Dealing with Self-Plagiarism (a.k.a. Text Recycling) in Law Reviews August 1, 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: Planning
by Dean Duane Strojny It is that time of the year where a lot of libraries may be looking at the calendar and realize that the annual staff in-service date is not too far off. As an organizer of dozens … Continue reading
by Beau Steenken Though I have written about politically-related topics a time or two on this blog, this week’s title does not refer to North Korea, Syria , Russia, or France. No, the title refers to something much more certain and imminent: … Continue reading
by Paul Gatz Every library should have a good map. A map offers a perspective that you cannot otherwise gain. From above, you can see the whole library spread out before you, enabling you to take it all in with … Continue reading
by Dean Duane Strojny The shift has been going on for years, but it seems to finally be here. We have moved the majority of research to an online format and with that comes significant changes for the management of … Continue reading
by Ashley Ahlbrand At the start of the school year, our library began a new tradition: Welcome Week. For three days, from 9 to 5, we took turns staffing a table in the library lobby with library swag, food, and … Continue reading
In my library school program, we were required to take two ‘out of discipline’ graduate classes that were not in the library program. I wanted to take grant writing, but I waited too long to sign up. So I ended … Continue reading