Category Archives: RIPS blog

On Sabbaticals and Term-Limits

by Beau Steenken Today marks a beginning and an end for me. On the one hand, today is the first day of my first ever research sabbatical. (U.K. considers librarians to be 12-month faculty, so I’m splitting my sabbatical and … Continue reading

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Calling New Bloggers! Submit Materials by 6/16

Calling all those interested in blogging!  The RIPS Law Librarian Blog is searching for next year’s cast of contributors (beginning August 2017). The current blogging year has been very successful with many wonderful posts and high readership, but a few … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

by Jamie Baker, Editor The fall semester is fast approaching. It’s time for the RIPS Law Librarian Blog to welcome back returning bloggers and introduce our new bloggers for 2016-2017. We are fortunate to have five returning bloggers: Erik Adams, … Continue reading

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Calling New Bloggers!

Calling all those interested in blogging!  The RIPS Law Librarian Blog is searching for next year’s cast of contributors (beginning August 2016). The current blogging year has been very successful with many posts and great coverage, but a few of our … Continue reading

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Millennials in the Workplace…And the Classroom?

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

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Welcome back!

by Susan deMaine, Editor Fall semester is just around the corner, and we here at the RIPS Law Librarian Blog are getting in gear. We have three (or four) regular contributors returning from last year:

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The Value of Teaching Print Legal Research

by Tara Mospan This summer I taught an Intensive Legal Research class composed entirely of 2Ls, in which not a single student had ever used print resources to locate primary law. My students were not trained in print legal research … Continue reading

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