Tag Archives: law students

The Fight to Bring Legal Research to the Front

by Brandon Wright Adler Last week I gave a lecture to the Advanced Legal Research course about the economics of legal research. Most of the students in this class are 3L’s and nearly ready to take on the legal world. … Continue reading

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Competing for Student Attention: Sign-Ups vs. Attendance

by Nicole Downing It’s the first week back for our law school community. It’s an exciting time as faculty, students, and staff all return to campus. It’s also a time when students have multiple activities competing for their attention. In … Continue reading

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Encouraging Community in the Physical Library Environment

In my last post, I discussed creating a virtual community for online learners, but what creative things are we doing to create communities in our physical libraries ? What kinds of cultures are you trying to create in your library, … Continue reading

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Citation, citation, citation!

Ah, fall. The time when the thoughts of law review staff turn to cite-checking, and 1Ls are introduced to the bane of Judge Posner’s existence. I actually love the Bluebook. No, really. I even have the credentials to prove it, … Continue reading

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