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- Change Is The Only Constant August 8, 2017
- Dealing with Self-Plagiarism (a.k.a. Text Recycling) in Law Reviews August 1, 2017
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- 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
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by Christine Anne George Over the weekend, I noticed a post on Twitter about the ACRL conference and dum-dums. Having particularly fond memories of those little lollypops from my childhood, I wondered how some ACRL panel worked them into a … Continue reading →
By Christine Anne George One of the most useful sessions I’ve ever attended at AALL was the Law Library of Congress’ “The Multi-Channel Event Marketing Cycle” (described in this blog post) in Philadelphia in 2015. Before that, I had mostly … Continue reading →
by Christine Anne George Once upon a time, I was anti-Twitter and no fan of hashtags. My reasons were long, varied, and, in my eyes, entirely legitimate. My personal biases bled into the professional. I was quick to embrace the … Continue reading →
I was incredulous when I read Harvard law professor Richard J. Lazarus’ forthcoming article, The (Non) Finality of Supreme Court Opinions. In the article, Lazarus states that “the [Supreme Court] Justices routinely correct mistakes in majority and separate opinions relating … Continue reading →
Are We the “Parents at the Party?”: Assessing the Use of Multiple Communication Channels with Today’s Students
In an age of pervasive social media and constant connection to the digital world, colleges and universities – and therefore libraries – find themselves questioning how best to reach our students. Naturally, we experiment with a variety of methods, from … Continue reading →
As time marches forward and technology progresses at the speed of light, our choice of mediums for keeping up with various professional reading materials seems to grow every month or so. Between print materials, listservs, general e-mail announcements, RSS feeds, … Continue reading →