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Embedded Librarianship

Embedded librarianship is a trending topic in the law library world. What exactly is embedded librarianship? According to Kroski’s Law Librarianship in the Digital Age, embedded librarianship is: “Intentionally building strong, collaborative work relationships with communities in our organizations” (Striepe … Continue reading

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Law Librarians Adapting to Changing Users

Editor’s note: Post written by Jeff Woodmansee Although we have long incorporated elements of teaching into our “toolkit” of skills as librarians, there is an increasing trend of academic law librarians having formal teaching duties inside traditional classrooms. In today’s … Continue reading

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Embedded Librarianship

Following up on Catherine’s great post from last week, I thought I would share a few more things about embedded librarianship.  When I graduated from library school I had a very narrow view of embedded librarianship. I imagined a librarian sitting … Continue reading

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Ooh Shiny

Why should libraries have iPads? Sure, law librarians are awesome, and iPads are awesome. It seems like a natural fit! But sometimes individually awesome things, when combined, do more harm than good, so we need to think about this more … Continue reading

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Does the Desk Define Us?

When I was just a wee one, librarians already were asking a sacrilegious question: Does the reference desk define us? Barbara Ford presented a paper at ACRL in 1986 titled “Reference Beyond (and without) the Reference Desk.” And Gabriela Sonntag … Continue reading

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