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Shareholder Proposals as a Teaching Tool

by Susan Azyndar Editor’s Note: Many thanks to Susan Azyndar for this excellent guest post. Susan is currently a reference librarian at Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law and co-author of the 2015 article  A New Era: Integrating Today’s “Next … Continue reading

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Secondary Sources: Should they really be first?

by Christina Glon Another semester’s over, and I’m another semester wiser. This academic  year, Emory Law tried something radically different in our JM program. Lucky for me, I had the opportunity to represent the library in this new endeavor. Allow me … Continue reading

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Legal Research at Your Fingertips: Lexis Views, Bestlaw, and Google for Lawyers?

Near the end of our Advanced Legal Research course, we like to bring in a small panel of legal practitioners, ideally representing different types of legal jobs and at different stages of their legal careers, to discuss their legal research … Continue reading

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The Power of Student Presentations

by Christina Glon I always reserve the last class of the semester for student presentations. Both of my courses are broad, survey-type courses (Health Law Research and Technology in Legal Practice). While I teach the fundamentals, I assign a final short paper … Continue reading

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How creative is your legal research instruction?

A few weeks ago, I received an email from a law librarian colleague who is developing a new class. It is similar in scope to a class I have taught several times, and I was glad to forward my lectures, … Continue reading

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Researching Across the Law School Curriculum

Law schools generally require two or three research & writing courses before graduation. Some law students will actively seek electives that provide additional training with a research component, but many students shy away from these courses. With the limited curriculum … Continue reading

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RIPS-SIS Meetings at AALL, San Antonio

Calling all RIPS-SIS members! Please join us for the following events: Breakfast Business Meeting, Monday, July 14th at 7:15 am, Marriott Rivercenter Salon I. All-Committee Meeting, Monday, July 14th from 5:30 to 6:30 pm, Marriott Rivercenter Salon J. 3 great … Continue reading

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