With the theme of the “Distance Ed Genie Is Out of the Bottle”, this year’s CALICon didn’t disappoint on the online legal instructional front. From a keynote YouTuber delivering live-demo-style video tips to the closing CALI keynote highlighting their own …

“Mixtapes for the Mind”: My 3 Wishes Granted from CALICon 2021 Read more »

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How many of us have referred to ourselves with machine terminology? I know I have, in phrases like “my bandwidth is overloaded” or asking coworkers “do you have any bandwidth right now?”. You can find any number of articles comparing …

AlphaCare: A Musing On Wellness, If You Were A Computer Read more »

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Guest Post by Jason Tubinis Using software to transform yourself in a Zoom meeting is so simple you can do it by accident! Just ask Rod Ponton, who appeared in a meeting with the 394th Judicial District Court of Texas …

Transforming Yourself (Hopefully) On Purpose: How To Use Zoom Filters Like Tanuki Read more »

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Who isn’t burned out after all that 2020 had to offer? I don’t know a single person who hasn’t felt mentally, emotionally and physically drained, and perhaps team leaders especially, as they embarked on 2021. There are countless articles reminding …

Mastering Motivation in 2021: Three Hacks for Rekindling Your Fire After Burnout Read more »

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I had used Zoom several times before 2020, but not nearly as often and certainly not in all the ways I have used it since the pandemic. Prior to 2020 my major experiences in Zoom were testing our law school …

Can You Pass the Electric Kool-Aid Zoom Test? (Or 5 Zoom Horror Stories To Tell In the Dark) Read more »

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“The COVID-19 pandemic is, among other things, a massive experiment in telecommuting.” – Brookings As articles have been telling us non-stop since March, COVID-19 pressed fast-forward on film that is our lives, and we’ve been watching it all like a …

You Are Part Of The Biggest #WFH Experiment EVER: Thoughts On Maintaining Meaningful Remote Connections Read more »

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Several CS-SIS members (myself included!) took part in the TS-SIS sponsored session “Data, Stats, Go: Navigating the Intersections of Cataloging, E-Resource, and Web Analytics Reporting” for AALL’s 2020 annual conference live stream programming last week. In case you missed it, …

What’s the State of Your Stats: Ugly or Lovely Origami? Read more »

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