Category Archives: Training

Motivating and Managing Lazy Desk Workers

by Emily Siess Donnellan Look, not all of my desk workers are lazy and unmotivated, but some of them are. In August, our circulation manager took a new position. This meant that many of her duties fell to me as … 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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The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front

by Brandon Wright Adler Last week I gave a lecture to the Advanced Legal Research course about the economics of legal research. Most of the students in this class are 3L’s and nearly ready to take on the legal world. … Continue reading

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Change Is The Only Constant

By Kristen Moore, RIPS-SIS Grant Recipient for AALL Management Institute Thanks to a generous grant by the RIPS-SIS I was able to attend the AALL Management Institute in Chicago in April. This was an intensive few days with a lot … Continue reading

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Effective Law Library Staff In-Services

by Dean Duane Strojny It is that time of the year where a lot of libraries may be looking at the calendar and realize that the annual staff in-service date is not too far off. As an organizer of dozens … Continue reading

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It’s More Than One Job

By Christine Anne George I’d like to start this post off with my most sincere apologies to the Academy. I’m an avid viewer of the Oscars, but Sunday was the first time in a long time that I haven’t stayed … Continue reading

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Law Library Diversity Fellowships

by Malikah Aquilah Hall THE WORK OF DIVERSITY IN LIBRARIES BEGINS at the crossroad where superiority, inaction, and denial become intolerable. Yet in working toward true diversity, we work without the familiar construct of a mainstream. [This presents] us with … Continue reading

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