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- Effective Law Library Staff In-Services May 23, 2017
- RIPS Seeking Volunteer: Co-Webmaster May 22, 2017
- Bad Research or Competing Philosophies of Statutory Interpretation: Sally Yates vs. Ted Cruz May 18, 2017
- RIPS-SIS Bylaws Revision Project: Review & Comment May 17, 2017
- On Sabbaticals and Term-Limits May 16, 2017
- Melanie on Can Legal Research Be Taught? Part 1: The Relevance Paradox
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- Ross McPhail, Associate Librarian, S.J. Quinney Law School, University of Utah on Ready, set, go! Summer Preparedness for Law Students
- Free for All, But Never All for Free | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on On the Value of Teaching the Chemical Structure of Water
- Margie Maesrgie Maes on The Slide vs The Tweet
- livnath2013 on Alternative Group Work Activities
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By Christine Anne George It’s that time of year again. The end of the spring semester. For students it means gearing up for finals. For library staff it means that every important thing that can break and/or jam will…at least … Continue reading
by Christina Glon Another semester’s over, and I’m another semester wiser. This academic year, Emory Law tried something radically different in our JM program. Lucky for me, I had the opportunity to represent the library in this new endeavor. Allow me … Continue reading
by Maggie Ambrose In Ithaca, we are known for our winters. After weeks and months of gray skies, it is easy to forget the few months every year when we are blessed with sun-filled days, blue skies, cherry blossoms, and emerald … Continue reading
by Christina Glon Finals have started here at Emory Law and, while we can all feel the tension in the library, this is still my favorite time of year. Not because my class is over and all I have to do … Continue reading
by Jamie Baker An October 2015 post on the LAW-LIB discussion list asked about West Library Maintenance Agreements (LMAs). The conversation centered around libraries that are contemplating leaving their LMAs, and issue that has been circulating among law librarians for several years now.
by Jamie Baker Going digital is the trend for law libraries today. In the latest iteration of this trend, we recently learned that Suffolk Law drastically cut its library budget by 50% and will favor a digital library, provided, in … Continue reading
by Kris Turner One of my favorite kinds of questions at the reference desk are those that allow me to ask this question right back: Do you want that in print or digital?