Category Archives: student services

What’s a Librarian Without a Library?

As many of us continue working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been exploring what it means to be a librarian without full access to a physical library building. Can we really provide the same depth and scope of services remotely for an extended period of time, without losing value or disappointing our … Continue reading

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We Can’t Always Get What We Want, but…

Sometimes we don’t get what we want in life. Sometimes circumstances cause us to zag when we thought we would be zigging. The past few weeks, nay months, have included many disappointments for all of us.  Cancelled plans, frayed relationships, … Continue reading

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Teaching Students to “Tech Like a Lawyer”: Imagining a Law Library Makerspace

I recently accepted my first full-time position as a legal reference librarian. So far, I’m off to a great start: I’ve settled into my office, I’ve fielded reference questions both mundane and complex, and I’ve managed to keep my caffeine … Continue reading

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