Tag Archives: law journals

Why Your Library Needs to Proactively Support Journal Students

I’m not going to talk about the pandemic today. Nope. Now, let’s move onto something else that recently troubled me. In a recent AALL community post, someone asked about interlibrary loan functions for journal students and one reply really caught … 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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Access to Legal Information: A Look at the Legal Information Preservation Alliance

by Brandon Wright Adler Access to legal information is something that law librarians, scholars, and even the general public fight for every day. Preserving historical print legal information was once the primary focus among law librarians, i.e. preserving a books … Continue reading

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Reference Librarians, Institutional Memory, & Bluebook Common Law

by Beau Steenken A significant portion of the reference work my colleagues and I do involves assisting students on our two journals, the Kentucky Law Journal and the Kentucky Journal of Equine, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Law. While some of the work we … Continue reading

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It’s time to get into the law review game

by Margaret Jane Ambrose Bear with me; I know it’s an old wound. It was back in 2011 that Chief Justice Roberts lobbed a bomb at the academic community by deriding law reviews for being esoteric to the point of having … Continue reading

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