The RIPS Law Librarian Blog is published by the Research, Instruction, and Patron Services Special Interest Section (RIPS-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries. All opinions expressed in the posts herein are those of the individual author and do not represent the opinions of RIPS-SIS or AALL.
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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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by Kris Turner Obviously, the most common requests in law libraries revolve around serious research. Be it books, databases, microfilm, or whatever format, law libraries are saturated with critical tools for study. But law students often require a break in their … Continue reading
by Christina Glon Finals have started here at Emory Law and, while we can all feel the tension in the library, this is still my favorite time of year. Not because my class is over and all I have to do … Continue reading
by Jamie Baker The AALL rebranding initiative has revealed the trouble with library marketing in the digital age. Many law libraries are trying to prove a positive ROI during a time of increased budget pressures. Couple budget cuts with the fact that law … Continue reading
by Kris Turner At the last AALL conference, I was fortunate enough to take part in the Future of ILL: A Debate, a program that aligned two groups of librarians against each other, one side feeling ‘warm’ towards ILL and the … Continue reading
Great news! The RIPS Patron Services Committee’s Whitepaper Subcommittee, composed of Nicole P. Dyszlewski, Kristen Moore, and Genevieve Tung, have won the New Member Division of the AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers award for their paper entitled, Managing Disruptive Patron Behavior … Continue reading
In my library school program, we were required to take two ‘out of discipline’ graduate classes that were not in the library program. I wanted to take grant writing, but I waited too long to sign up. So I ended … Continue reading