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- AALL/LexisNexis Call for Papers October 18, 2017
- Adventures on the WestPac Local Arrangements Committee October 16, 2017
- The Industrialization of Library Service October 12, 2017
- New App Friday – A Weekly Exploration of Apps October 10, 2017
- Can Legal Research Be Taught? Part 2: Varieties of Relevance October 5, 2017
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by Janelle Beitz … That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; So reference librarians would, were they not so call’d, Retain that dear perfection which they owe Without that title. I don’t know if … Continue reading
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
Knowledge management or KM is a trending topic within the law library world. While KM is typically implemented within a law firm, it can also be used within a law school or government law library. How can we apply this … Continue reading
This past year, our library started strongly marketing research help in an area we had not publicized before – completing the Character and Fitness portion of the state bar application. This was a serious push: we advertised at new student … Continue reading
November 8th was my first full year as a law librarian. I’m still a newbie, but if I could go back in time to last year, here are the top 5 things that I would tell myself about reference: Smile. … Continue reading