Tag Archives: Libguides

Optimizing Research Guides for Usability

Online Research Guides are proliferating. With the widespread adoption of LibGuides, it is easier than ever to develop a research guide that incorporates video, images, hyperlinks, and RSS feeds. By using a little “Advanced Common Sense” of the Steve Krug … Continue reading

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Leaving the Nest

I remember the first “real” legal research problem I had. An attorney who I wanted to work with had a friend who ran a bar. The bar wanted to show NFL football games.  The bar owner installed a satellite dish that could … Continue reading

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OCU Law Library’s first Cool Tools Cafe

Inspired by CS-SIS’s annual meeting program, this month as a part of our Legal Research Certificate program, the law libraryput on our own Cool Tools Café for OCU Law students.  It was fun to prepare and present theseinstructional sessions. Each of our reference … Continue reading

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“Gone fishin’, back tomorrow.”

What’s a patron to do after the reference librarian checks out for the night? When thinking about reference services, I default to the active/passive binary (or, if you don’t like the connotations therein, how about the immediate impact/legacy binary?). A … Continue reading

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Quick Access Guide: Law Library Research Guides/Pathfinders

Michelle Cosby, RIPS member, Faculty Services Librarian at North Carolina Central University School of Law, and creator of User Education in Law Librarianship, recently created a guide containing links to ABA-accredited and provisionally credited law school libraries that have access … Continue reading

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