Author: Cindy Bassett

Book Review: Dare to Lead: Brave Work. Tough Conversations. Whole Hearts. by Brené Brown

 Many are familiar with Dr. Brené Brown’s* work – we’ve watched her viral TED talks here, here, or here.  Many have read her books – The Gifts of Imperfection, Rising Strong, or Braving the Wilderness – but may not have

Peering into the Fog: The Future of People in the Law Library of the Future

  A few years ago, I started a summer book club for my law school faculty, staff, and students. Mostly we’ve read literature – the sort of books that are sometimes difficult to make yourself pick up and read, but

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CS-SIS 2017 Annual Meeting Grant Winners

Each year, CS awards grants to members to attend the AALL Annual Meeting. We do so in two categories: Grant for Students and New Law Librarians and Grant for Experienced Librarians. These grants are a win-win for the SIS and the

2017 Winner of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award!

I am happy to announce that Vicki Szymczak, Library Director & Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii, is the 2017 recipient of the CS-SIS Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award. The Kenneth J. Hirsh Distinguished Service Award honors

CS-SIS Chair Wins AALL Emerging Leader Award

Jason Eisemann, Chair of CS-SIS, has been awarded the 2013 AALL Emerging Leader Award.  Jason is the Head of Technology Services at Yale Law School Lillian Goldman Library.  The award will be presented at the Annual Meeting.  Congratulations on this

Innovation and Failing Up – An Experiment in Crowdsourcing at the Annual Meeting

CS-SIS is a haven for the curious. For those librarians looking a bit to the west to see what else is out there. Sometimes we strike gold and sometimes we strike out. Unfortunately, there are no treasure maps, only fellow

CS-SIS Officer Elections 2013

Good morning, CS-SIS, Next week you will have an opportunity to vote for three CS-SIS officers: Vice-Chairperson/Chairperson Elect, Secretary/Treasurer, and Member-at-Large.  Elections will run from April 9-23, 2013.  You'll receive an email from AALL with the information you need to

CS-SIS Business Meeting Minutes Now Available!

I know. You’ve been waiting. Anxiously.  But wait no more, friends!  The 2012 CS Business Meeting Minutes are posted. Enjoy.

CS-SIS Members Recognized in the 2012 Fastcase 50

Legal publisher Fastcase, has published their list of rainmakers for 2012, dubbing them, “the law’s smartest, most courageous innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.”  Included in the list are four CS-SIS members: Tom Boone, Jason Eiseman, Sabrina Pacifici, and Roger Skalbeck.

Still time to vote in CS-SIS election!

Hello CS-SIS!  There is still time to vote in the CS-SIS election for Vice-Chairperson/Chairperson Elect and Member-at-Large.  Elections will run through Monday, April 23, 2012.  If for some reason, you are having trouble voting, let me know!  Thanks,  Cindy Bassett