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The Bluebook and the Purpose of Citations

by Erik Adams I don’t expect many of you to appreciate the subtle science and exact art that is potion-making. However, for those select few who possess the predisposition… I can teach you how to bewitch the mind and ensnare … Continue reading

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AALL Diversity Committee Annoucement: MDLA Award

The AALL Diversity Committee encourages eligible members to apply for the Minority Leadership Development Award (MDLA). This award was created in 2001 to foster leaders for the future and to introduce minority law librarians to leadership opportunities within the Association. … Continue reading

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Charting a New Course: A Foray into Instructional Design

by Ashley Ahlbrand In my last post, I mentioned that I have started taking courses to earn my certificate in instructional design. I received a lot of feedback on this and thought I would post periodically on the topic. I … Continue reading

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Passing the torch

by Susan deMaine How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard. ~A.A. Milne Dear readers, Serving as editor of the RIPS Law Librarian Blog for the past two years has been both an honor and … Continue reading

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An Experiential Learning Primer

by Alyson Drake Editor’s Note: This week’s post is by incoming RIPS-SIS Vice-Chair/Chair Elect Alyson Drake. Alyson is currently the Reference and Student Services Librarian and the Coordinator of the Excellence in Legal Research Program at the Texas Tech University School of … Continue reading

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Save the date for the Alphabet Soup Reception

While in Chicago for AALL, please join us for a joint reception of the CS/OBS/RIPS/TS Special Interest Sections (a.k.a. the “Alphabet Soup Reception”) on Saturday, July 16th from 7pm – 9pm in the Hyatt-Crystal Ballroom B. Come enjoy hors d’oeurvres and … Continue reading

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When A Conference Comes Along…You Must RIPS It!

by Katie Crandall Editor’s Note: Katie Crandall writes our guest post this week. Katie is the RIPS-SIS Vice Chair and soon to be Chair. She is also the Assistant Director for Outreach at Florida State University’s College of Law Research Center. … Continue reading

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