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How creative is your legal research instruction?

A few weeks ago, I received an email from a law librarian colleague who is developing a new class. It is similar in scope to a class I have taught several times, and I was glad to forward my lectures, … Continue reading

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Cool Teaching Tools

I recently attended the Mid-America Association of Law Libraries (MAALL) Annual Meeting. As at most law library conferences these days, there was a program on cool technology tools that we could use in the office and classroom. Here are some … Continue reading

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Researching Across the Law School Curriculum

Law schools generally require two or three research & writing courses before graduation. Some law students will actively seek electives that provide additional training with a research component, but many students shy away from these courses. With the limited curriculum … Continue reading

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Extended Deadline – RIPS Teach-In Kit Contributions

The RIPS Teach-In Kit Committee has extended the deadline for RIPS Teach-In Kit submissions to Friday, Feb. 21.  Help create a valuable Kit by submitting your instruction materials today.  Details are below. Help Take Legal Research Instruction to the Next Level … Continue reading

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Powerpoints, Screenshots and Legal Research Training as a Team

This has been a really busy semester already and we are only four weeks in. I have been in charge of contacting the faculty, offering research training in the Legal Writing and Upper Level Writing Requirement Courses and then scheduling … 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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Library Instruction and Information Literacy…There’s an Organization (and Conference) for That!

Later this month, Vanderbilt librarians who teach will have the opportunity to attend virtual “encore” sessions on library instruction and information literacy from a conference going on right this minute in Fort Worth, Texas by an organization called LOEX.  Apologies … Continue reading

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