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Teaching Students to “Tech Like a Lawyer”: Imagining a Law Library Makerspace

I recently accepted my first full-time position as a legal reference librarian. So far, I’m off to a great start: I’ve settled into my office, I’ve fielded reference questions both mundane and complex, and I’ve managed to keep my caffeine … Continue reading

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Off the Library Map

by Paul Gatz Every library should have a good map. A map offers a perspective that you cannot otherwise gain. From above, you can see the whole library spread out before you, enabling you to take it all in with … Continue reading

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The Reinvention Blues

by Erik Y. Adams I recently read yet another article about public libraries reinventing themselves by offering new services. This particular one is by Larra Clark and appeared in The Guardian: “How US libraries are becoming community problem solvers.” The article mentions … Continue reading

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The Patron Services Committee or My Obsession with Trashcans, Step stools, and Staplers

Editor’s Note:  This is a guest post from Jessica Randall Panella. Jessica is the Head of Access Services at the University of Connecticut Law Library. As Head of Access Services, she  oversees operations of the Access Services Department which includes the … Continue reading

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