Category Archives: Time Management

What Time Does the Library Close? Avoiding an Answer

by Paul Gatz Hours for the current semester are posted on the website and on signs located throughout the library. Special hours for breaks and holidays will be noted. Fifteen minutes before close, a circulation worker will walk through the … 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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It’s All About Documentation

by Dean Duane Strojny Documentation at any work place is valuable. It serves as a guide, a rubric, or an outline. Most librarians are notorious for creating excellent written process and procedure manuals. Often, though, they do not receive the … Continue reading

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Not Another Meeting!

by Dean Duane Strojny As two staff members are coming back from week-long vacations, another is coming back from maternity leave, and a new full-time employee is just starting, I have four meetings scheduled today and am wondering what to … Continue reading

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Taking Charge of Your Changing Role

by Dean Duane Strojny Two big changes are happening in my workplace world within the next few months. They do not seem linked, but read on and you will see the connection. First is the implementation of an online time … Continue reading

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Staying Organized in a Disorganized World

by Ashley Ahlbrand There are myriad organization systems and tools out there today, even entire books and classes dedicated to the topic. From project management sites to list-making apps to the tried-and-true pencil-to-paper to-do lists, there are any number of … Continue reading

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The Things We Do in the Name of Outreach

by Beau Steenken Every summer, the librarians at the University of Kentucky Law Library remove ourselves from the library and rendezvous at a much more exotic location (usually a reserved room at the main library on campus, but at least … Continue reading

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