Category Archives: RIPS blog

Adventures in Leadership: E-Reference Policies and the Importance of Goals

This semester, I was tasked with developing a written e-reference service policy for implementation within our law library.  As a newer law librarian (less than two years in the profession), I will admit to my limited experience with policy development. … Continue reading

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Leadership and Charisma for the Female Librarian

by Lora Johns I recently read Anne Helen Peterson’s book Too Fat, Too Slutty, Too Loud: The Rise and Reign of the Unruly Woman. Peterson, a professor turned BuzzFeed culture writer, explores the boundaries of acceptable femininity and the famous … Continue reading

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Calling New RIPS Bloggers! Submit Materials by June 1

Calling all those interested in blogging!  The RIPS Law Librarian Blog is searching for next year’s cast of contributors (beginning August 2018). The current blogging year has been very successful with many wonderful posts and high readership, but a few of our … Continue reading

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Missed Connections: Scholarship

by Brandon Wright Adler I know the RIPS Blog has discussed, once or twice, the many hats that law librarians must wear. I would like to discuss a casualty to all of that hat-wearing (other than baldness) – the casualty … Continue reading

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How to Be a Law Librarian

Law librarianship is truly whatever you wish to make of it. Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

by Jamie Baker, RIPS Blog 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 2017-2018. We are fortunate to have four returning bloggers: … Continue reading

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Law Librarians Conference Hard

by Christine Anne George, RIPS-SIS Annual Meeting Grant Recipient There are many ways to tell that you attended a good conference. You can look back at your notes and reflect on the things you’ve learned. You can count the number … Continue reading

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