Tag Archives: online instruction

How “real” is your virtual reference?

Like many other libraries, the library where I work has provided reference services via instant messaging chat for several years now. We started out with Meebo (clean, easy, FREE), and then had to move on to other tools when Meebo went … Continue reading

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We Met in the Middle: A Review of ORALL’s Annual Meeting

Though a faithful attendee at AALL’s Annual Meeting each summer, I had not immersed myself in the regional associations. So I was pleased to attend the Annual Meeting of the Ohio Regional Association of Law Libraries this month to experience … Continue reading

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WGDLLE: The Hardest-Working Working Group You’ve (Maybe) Never Heard Of  

A couple of weeks ago, William Mitchell College of Law hosted the Working Group for Distance Learning in Legal Education (or WGDLLE, as we are currently and affectionately calling it) for its fall meeting. This is what the weather was … Continue reading

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?: Do grammar & punctuation errors effect/affect how U view professional communication?

Editor’s Note:  Today, Catherine A. Lemmer, Head of Information Services, Indiana University Roberty H. McKinney School of Law joins us as a guest blogger.  She has been has been with the Ruth Lilly Law Library at the Indiana University Robert … Continue reading

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Opening the Doors

When information is digital, it is nothing but strings of 1s and 0s. Unlike printed text or analog recordings, those 1s and 0s can be rendered in many different ways without changing the underlying information. This flexibility has the potential … Continue reading

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You keep using that link…I do not think it goes where you think it goes.

Piggybacking on last week’s post about federal information being inaccessible during the shutdown, let’s talk a bit more generally about link-rot.  There are several reasons a reference and teaching librarian needs to be concerned about link-rot and other problems based … Continue reading

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A flip . . . or will it be a flop?

I am thinking about doing a flip.  No, not a back-flip (I can’t do those anymore, and mostly I fell in a particularly ungraceful way when I attempted such flips even when young and spry).  What I am considering is … Continue reading

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