Tag Archives: CALI

On the Value of eTextbooks, and a shameless plug

by Beau Steenken I recently returned to my office after six weeks of parental leave. Among the veritable horde of mailings awaiting my return was the July-September issue of Legal Reference Services Quarterly. In it, I found a very persuasive … Continue reading

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CALIcon 2015

by Janelle Beitz I recently returned from the 25th Annual Conference for Law School Computing, held this year at the University of Denver’s Sturm College of Law. The theme this year was “SuperCaliFlippalisticExperientiallyDisruptalicious,” and, as usual, there were many intriguing sessions … Continue reading

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Powerpoints, Screenshots and Legal Research Training as a Team

This has been a really busy semester already and we are only four weeks in. I have been in charge of contacting the faculty, offering research training in the Legal Writing and Upper Level Writing Requirement Courses and then scheduling … Continue reading

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Tomay-toh, Tomah-to

What shall we call it? I noticed in the comments of the blog on law student legal research competency standards, that people were discussing the possibility of calling the standards legal information literacy standards. I am not sure where this … Continue reading

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An Advice Column: Do a CALI lesson

An Advice Column As a law librarian with four years of experience, I have four words of advice for even newer law librarians: Do a CALI Lesson. Are you a tenured librarian who needs a peer reviewed publication for their … Continue reading

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Collaboration is Key: Some Free Tools to Share Knowledge.

Last week’s CALI conference at the beautiful Marquette Law School was inspiring in a whole lot of ways! First, the physical space! The law school is dotted with collaborative workspaces; group study rooms and open tables are on all the … Continue reading

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CALI: Thank you, Milwaukee; Hello, San Diego!

I just got back from my second fantastic CALI conference, which was hosted by Marquette University Law School in Milwaukee, WI.   There was a lot to talk about: Sarah Glassmeyer’s move to CALI, iPads, Apps, video conferencing, open access, institutional … Continue reading

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