Author: Mari Cheney
Assistant Director, Research and Instruction, at Boley Law Library, Lewis and Clark Law School, in Portland, Oregon.

Guest post by Amanda Watson, Director of the O’Quinn Law Library and Assistant Professor of Law. “It’s the way we’ve always done it.” Law librarians, like most people, are generally creatures of habit. It isn’t surprising, since so much of …

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Thank you to Nancy Bellafante, Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, for this guest post. The Biddle Law Library at the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School responded to the COVID-19 crisis by …

Librarians (and their Pets) Send a Video Message to Students Read More »

On April 10, I sent a note to two co-workers about virtual study rooms that said: “this is a weird yet maybe good idea.” Twenty days later we’ve not only implemented virtual study rooms but have heard positive feedback from …

Virtual Study Rooms with LibCal and Zoom Read More »

Guest post by Sarah Lin, Information Architect and Digital Librarian, RStudio, Inc.  For eleven years, I worked at a large global law firm, Reed Smith, and during that entire time, I cataloged books that were not located where I was …

Remote Cataloging Read More »

Thanks to Amanda Watson, Director of the O’Quinn Law Library, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Houston Law Center and Vice-Chair of CS-SIS, for this post.  Let’s be honest: distance management is strange. It requires a set of …

Managing From a Distance Read More »

Today’s post is part 3 of 3, covering various aspects of the recent ABA Techshow in Chicago. Thanks to Artie Berns, Research/Emerging Technologies Librarian, Western New England University, School of Law Library, for this fantastic series on the ABA Techshow! …

Reflections on ABA Techshow 2020 Part 3: Educational Sessions Read More »

Today’s post is part 2 of 3, covering various aspects of the recent ABA Techshow in Chicago. Thanks to Artie Berns, Research/Emerging Technologies Librarian, Western New England University, School of Law Library, for this fantastic series on the ABA Techshow! …

Reflections on ABA Techshow 2020 Part 2: Exhibitors Read More »

Today’s post is part 1 of 3, covering various aspects of the recent ABA Techshow in Chicago. Thanks to Artie Berns, Research/Emerging Technologies Librarian, Western New England University, School of Law Library, for this fantastic series on the ABA Techshow! …

Reflections on ABA Techshow 2020 Part 1: Start-Up Alley Read More »

Guest post by Sarah Johnson, Assistant Director, Collections and Content, at Boley Law Library, Lewis & Clark Law School   Read on for step-by-step instructions for creating an attractive New Books post in LibGuides using Alma and the blog feature …

How to Create a New Books List in Alma and LibGuides Read More »

Please consider nominating someone you know for the following AALL awards. Deadlines for submission are noted below. The following awards have a deadline of February 3, 2020: AALL Emerging Leader Award AALL Excellence in Community Engagement Award AALL Hall of …

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