Tag Archives: patrons

Legal Information, Legal Advice, and Access to Justice

by Shawn Friend Dear Readers: This is the final regular post from Shawn Friend. Shawn has a been a dedicated regular contributor to the RIPS Law Librarian Blog for three years (the maximum allowed under the blog guidelines), and it is with a damp … Continue reading

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Moving across the country, or how I stopped worrying and learned to love the chaos

I just moved across the country, over 2000 miles, with some cats and all our household belongings. Actually, I came with the cats while my husband finished packing and came later with all of our things, which is the point of … Continue reading

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‘Focusing’ in on patron needs

Ah, tis the season for holiday parties, time off, and perhaps snow (although it is in the 80s here in Florida this week). But for most of us, it is time to really plan next semester and think about projects … Continue reading

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The Pro Ses Are Coming!

Editor’s Note: This is a post written by guest blogger, Jeff B. Woodmansee One of the many effects felt downstream during the U.S. economic slump of the past several years is the tremendous rise in pro se litigation (i.e., citizens … Continue reading

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How would you look for “The Princess Bride?”

Regularly librarians make decisions that affect our library users’ ability to access the materials we collect.  Case in point:  the Georgia State University College of Law Library DVD Leisure Collection. Pam Brannon, Faculty Services Librarian, started our Leisure Collection to … Continue reading

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Flying for Peanuts

I did a lot of holiday flying. Let me tell you a brief story on flying and expectations. On one flight, there were no free peanuts. (For this post, I’ll use “peanuts” as representative of any small package of snack … Continue reading

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