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- Welcome Back! August 17, 2017
- Lessons from a First-Time Teacher: Everything I Did Wrong and How You Can Avoid Doing It Too August 16, 2017
- Law Librarians Conference Hard August 15, 2017
- Change Is The Only Constant August 8, 2017
- Dealing with Self-Plagiarism (a.k.a. Text Recycling) in Law Reviews August 1, 2017
- ottostockmeyer on If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources
- Why LawArXiv? | LIPA: Legal Information Preservation Alliance on Why LawArXiv?
- Teri Townsend on Getting Users Out Of Their Seats
- In Praise of the Reflective Essay: The Mushy and the Meta | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on Uncertainty and Legal Research
- Be Our Guest…at the first-ever RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on 2017 RIPS Penguin Adoption & Stuffed Penguin Giveaway
- Beth Van Fossen on On Sabbaticals and Term-Limits
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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