Tag Archives: faculty services

Reflecting on the Research Assistant Program

It’s springtime in Bloomington. The sun is shining, birds are singing, and the flowers are, well, blooming of course. Here I sit, stuck inside at my computer and thinking about research assistants, when all I really want to do is … Continue reading

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What Types of Faculty Services are Libraries Offering? Check the Toolkit

How many times have we all heard the phrase “don’t reinvent the wheel” or something similar? Fortunately, the special interest sections, caucuses, and chapters of AALL make numerous helpful materials available online, from toolkits and best practices guides, to webinars … Continue reading

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Faculty Services: Keeping Up with Faculty Bibliographies 

In my last post, Evolution of a Faculty Services Position, I mentioned taking on the maintenance of the faculty bibliography pages. This post is a closer look at the tools and processes that are helpful for keeping the bibliographies up to … Continue reading

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Beyond the Reference Desk

A formative experience for me in library school was working the reference desk with the librarians at the Gallagher Law Library at the University of Washington. I watched in wonder as the librarians each listened to their respective patrons, and … Continue reading

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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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