Tag Archives: academic law libraries

Open to the Public?

As a research and instructional librarian at an academic library, my role is pretty clear: teach the students to competently research the law, help faculty with any research tasks they need help with, and, of course, other duties as assigned.  … Continue reading

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Jim Crow’s Last Stand in Louisiana and Reviewing Library Diversity and Inclusion Implementation

As our country seemingly becomes more and more politically divided, and in some cases ethically divided, I feel excitement and fear about the vote tomorrow. I feel excitement because tomorrow will likely (and hopefully) be a historic day for the … Continue reading

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Motivating and Managing Lazy Desk Workers

by Emily Siess Donnellan Look, not all of my desk workers are lazy and unmotivated, but some of them are. In August, our circulation manager took a new position. This meant that many of her duties fell to me as … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Toy Story

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

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Secondary Sources: Should they really be first?

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

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The Seasons of Law Librarianship

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

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Finals – My favorite time of year

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

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