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- Assistance for Libraries, Librarians, (and others) Impacted by Recent Natural Disasters October 19, 2017
- 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
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Tag Archives: research guides
by Dean Duane Strojny Because of another blog posting forwarded to me recently, I am moved to discuss the bar exam and the role libraries could, should, and must play in the preparation of it. This is a critical time for … Continue reading
A traditional librarian duty is to create guides for students and other patrons. As better technology has become available, libraries moved from paper booklets to online guides like LibGuides. To further assist in classes and training, especially in academic libraries, … Continue reading
This semester’s postings started with a great discussion on reference services. We all get interesting questions from a variety of patrons, and I am sure that every one of us has our favorite reference questions to share. But what happens … Continue reading
Online Research Guides are proliferating. With the widespread adoption of LibGuides, it is easier than ever to develop a research guide that incorporates video, images, hyperlinks, and RSS feeds. By using a little “Advanced Common Sense” of the Steve Krug … Continue reading
By C. Deane Web Usability: Don’t Make Me Think When I was an online student working on my MLIS one of the things that most troubled me was how poorly organized the course pages were on Blackboard. Now that I teach … Continue reading
Michelle Cosby, RIPS member, Faculty Services Librarian at North Carolina Central University School of Law, and creator of User Education in Law Librarianship, recently created a guide containing links to ABA-accredited and provisionally credited law school libraries that have access … Continue reading