Category Archives: Social Media & Web 2.0

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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How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Hashtag

by Christine Anne George Once upon a time, I was anti-Twitter and no fan of hashtags. My reasons were long, varied, and, in my eyes, entirely legitimate. My personal biases bled into the professional. I was quick to embrace the … Continue reading

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A “Catalog of Ideas”

by Cynthia Condit Pinterest has been called a social scrapbooking site, a social media network, a content sharing platform, and a visual bookmarking and discovery platform. For many, it brings to mind crafts, recipes, and weddings. But in an interview … Continue reading

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Even Supreme Court Opinions Change

I was incredulous when I read Harvard law professor Richard J. Lazarus’ forthcoming article, The (Non) Finality of Supreme Court Opinions. In the article, Lazarus states that “the [Supreme Court] Justices routinely correct mistakes in majority and separate opinions relating … Continue reading

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