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- Welcome Back! August 17, 2017
- Lessons from a First-Time Teacher: Everything I Did Wrong and How You Can Avoid Doing It Too August 16, 2017
- Law Librarians Conference Hard August 15, 2017
- Change Is The Only Constant August 8, 2017
- Dealing with Self-Plagiarism (a.k.a. Text Recycling) in Law Reviews August 1, 2017
- ottostockmeyer on If You Come at the Justice, You Best Have Sources
- Why LawArXiv? | LIPA: Legal Information Preservation Alliance on Why LawArXiv?
- Teri Townsend on Getting Users Out Of Their Seats
- In Praise of the Reflective Essay: The Mushy and the Meta | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on Uncertainty and Legal Research
- Be Our Guest…at the first-ever RIPS Virtual Annual Meeting | RIPS Law Librarian Blog on 2017 RIPS Penguin Adoption & Stuffed Penguin Giveaway
- Beth Van Fossen on On Sabbaticals and Term-Limits
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Ah, fall. The time when the thoughts of law review staff turn to cite-checking, and 1Ls are introduced to the bane of Judge Posner’s existence. I actually love the Bluebook. No, really. I even have the credentials to prove it, … 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
This has been a really busy semester already and we are only four weeks in. I have been in charge of contacting the faculty, offering research training in the Legal Writing and Upper Level Writing Requirement Courses and then scheduling … Continue reading
An Advice Column As a law librarian with four years of experience, I have four words of advice for even newer law librarians: Do a CALI Lesson. Are you a tenured librarian who needs a peer reviewed publication for their … Continue reading
I have spent a lot of time recently working with videos. This past summer, I used videos extensively with my online Advanced Legal Research class, and this semester I have been putting an emphasis on starting the UF LIC’s video … Continue reading
Laura J. Ax-Fultz & David E. Lehmann, co-chair The RIPS-SIS 19th Annual Legal Research Teach-In Kit celebrated its 19th year with tremendous response from our members. We especially appreciate submission from non-academic libraries. We want to thank Shawn Nevers and … Continue reading