Category Archives: Writing (generally)

Morris L. Cohen Student Essay Competition Accepting Submissions

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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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Stop, Collaborate, and Listen: Supporting Librarian Scholarship within Your Institution

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

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Overcoming Writer’s Inertia

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

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