Tag Archives: academic law libraries

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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Are Library Maintenance Agreements Too Restrictive In Today’s e-World?

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.

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Issues Surrounding eBook Collections in Law Libraries

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

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“Yeah, I skimmed it”: Librarians and Reading Comprehension

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?

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Promoting Faculty Scholarship

by Jamie Baker Most law schools are players in the zero-sum game of the US News ranking system. The overall score in this system is influenced in large part—nearly 40%—by quality assessment from peer academics, lawyers, and judges. One of the ways to … Continue reading

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