Category Archives: Writing (generally)

Calling All Writers: RIPS-SIS Scholarship Committee Writing Groups Open for Participants!

Are you in need of a writing support group?  The RIPS-SIS Scholarship Committee is putting together writing groups where RIPS members can come together to brainstorm ideas, find others interested in similar topics, and generally assist each other through the … Continue reading

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Have you been working on scholarship?

Have you been working on scholarship? If you’re anything like me that simple sentence just made you cringe. By now you’re probably thinking about that promise you made to yourself; that this summer was going to be different and you … Continue reading

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Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition Accepting Submissions

For more information, please see the competition website: https://www.aallnet.org/lhrbsis/awards-grants/

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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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AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers

The AALL/Lexis Nexis Call for Papers has begun. Now is the time to dust off that manuscript and get to work! The deadline is March 1 for the Open, New Member, and Short Division. May 16 is the deadline for … Continue reading

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On Sabbaticals and Term-Limits

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

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Assessing Management Skills: Am I a Good Manager? Or a Bad Boss?

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

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