Tag Archives: Law library

What’s a Librarian Without a Library?

As many of us continue working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been exploring what it means to be a librarian without full access to a physical library building. Can we really provide the same depth and scope of services remotely for an extended period of time, without losing value or disappointing our … Continue reading

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Listening & Learning as a New(er) Law Librarian

Recently, I looked at my calendar and realized that I’ve been a law librarian for a little more than two years. This fact snuck up on me for many reasons; mainly, time flies when you’re having fun! But it also … 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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Law Library Security – How Safe Are We?

by Emily Donnellan Following the tragic library shooting in New Mexico, library security has been on my mind. It’s not something I think about often. My primary responsibility is to patrons, but after a tense interaction, I’m left thinking that … Continue reading

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Outreach & Instruction Services for Public Patrons

For most academic law libraries, our patron base includes a mixture of students, faculty, staff, attorneys, and public patrons. And if your library is anything like mine, we spend a majority of our time and resources on students, faculty, and … Continue reading

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