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- Message from New RIPS Chair July 20, 2017
- RIPS Events at AALL July 13, 2017
- If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources June 30, 2017
- RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting Tomorrow, 6/21 June 20, 2017
- Law Library Staff Self-Care: A Collaborative White Paper June 19, 2017
- ottostockmeyer on If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources
- Why LawArXiv? | LIPA: Legal Information Preservation Alliance on Why LawArXiv?
- Teri Townsend on Getting Users Out Of Their Seats
- In Praise of the Reflective Essay: The Mushy and the Meta | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on Uncertainty and Legal Research
- Be Our Guest…at the first-ever RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on 2017 RIPS Penguin Adoption & Stuffed Penguin Giveaway
- Beth Van Fossen on On Sabbaticals and Term-Limits
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Category Archives: Writing (generally)
by Beau Steenken Today marks a beginning and an end for me. On the one hand, today is the first day of my first ever research sabbatical. (U.K. considers librarians to be 12-month faculty, so I’m splitting my sabbatical and … Continue reading
by Dean Duane Strojny Within the course of three months I was told by different staff that I was both a micromanager and the best director to work for. Now of course, the compliment was very well received. Not many … Continue reading
by Ashley Ahlbrand Librarians are many things: caretakers, teachers, guides, support. These roles reflect the work that we do and the relationships we have with our patrons. Yet there is another role many of us fill, whether as a requirement … Continue reading
I’ve had an idea percolating for a while about an article I would like to write. By “a while,” I mean over a year. Despite the desire to publish, I just haven’t gotten down to the actual (and very necessary) … Continue reading
For the second year in a row, I have had the pleasure of writing one of the last posts before the New Year. But instead of making resolutions, I wanted to answer a question and send out a call to … Continue reading
Online Research Guides are proliferating. With the widespread adoption of LibGuides, it is easier than ever to develop a research guide that incorporates video, images, hyperlinks, and RSS feeds. By using a little “Advanced Common Sense” of the Steve Krug … Continue reading