Category Archives: Technology

Popular Face-to-Face Conferencing Software

by Brandon Wright Adler In law firm libraries webinar and conferencing services may be a common place software package to supply to the information centers and attorneys. However, working in an academic law library, I have rarely had the occasion … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality: What Law Librarians Need to Know

by Lora Johns Net neutrality. It’s one of those terms that’s been slung around so often lately that it’s reached semantic saturation. Like fake news, or covfefe. But you can’t be a law librarian and not care about net neutrality. … Continue reading

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Virtual Chat Reference Services

by Brandon Wright Adler As the evening reference librarian in my law library, I often wonder how I can make myself more available to the students that are studying during my time at the reference desk. Like many academic law … Continue reading

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The Use and Abuse of Social Media in the Post-Truth Era

by Paul Gatz Nearly a year ago, I wrote a post on this blog urging librarians to take information literacy outside the walls of the library and into the world of social media, where misinformation and outright falsehoods – which … Continue reading

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New App Friday – A Weekly Exploration of Apps

by Sarah Gotschall Every Friday at 4:30, I wander into my coworker’s office for what we call “New App Friday.” For reasons lost to posterity, on April 14, 2017, I set up a recurring meeting in Outlook and strolled into … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Threads

by Christine Anne George A few weeks ago, when I was discussing a research plan with a student who was getting ready to work on her note on a breaking-news topic, I said something I hadn’t expected to say in … Continue reading

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Will Robots Take Over the Law Library?

by Lora Johns In recent years, websites have sprung up that allow the anxious professional to input her job title and find out when she will be replaced by automation. Based on the calculations of an Oxford University report, Will … Continue reading

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