Category Archives: Social Media & Web 2.0

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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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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The Slide vs The Tweet

by Christine Anne George Over the weekend, I noticed a post on Twitter about the ACRL conference and dum-dums. Having particularly fond memories of those little lollypops from my childhood, I wondered how some ACRL panel worked them into a … Continue reading

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Could No News Be Good News?

By Christine Anne George Once upon a  time, back in library school, I decided that I needed to stay better informed so I started using Google Reader, a blog aggregator. I used it to follow a handful of law librarian … Continue reading

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Information Literacy Outside the Walls of the Library

by Paul Gatz The news is fake, truth is dead, and facts aren’t even a “thing” anymore. A blunt initial assessment, but perhaps it can be fine-tuned. Yes, it can be difficult to distinguish between news items from reputable sources … Continue reading

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Tweet It, Just Tweet It

By Christine Anne George One of the most useful sessions I’ve ever attended at AALL was the Law Library of Congress’ “The Multi-Channel Event Marketing Cycle” (described in this blog post) in Philadelphia in 2015. Before that, I had mostly … Continue reading

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Got Photographs?

by Cynthia Condit I’m always looking for great photographs to use for various publications I create, whether for a blog post, a PowerPoint presentation, a newsletter, social media, etc. Right now my list includes over 45 (I know, a bit … Continue reading

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