Author: Rachel Evans
Metadata Services & Special Collections Librarian at UGA Law Library

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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In the second installment of our “Welcome to My Desk” posts (major thanks to Deborah Ginsburg for diving in with the first!) I wanted to share the variety of spaces I’ve worked from home in, as well as the space …

Welcome to My 6 Desks! Roving Home Offices and Returning to Work in COVID-19 Read More »

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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It feels like CALICon 2020 was eons ago in our suspended animation existence that is the new norm for those of us still teleworking past the 3 months mark. Yet the words from Friday June 5th’s keynote address delivered by …

“Tech is easy, people are hard”: Philosophical Takeaways from Cat Moon’s CALICon Keynote Read More »

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Who doesn’t love the Internet Archive? As one of the longest running vehicles for capturing content generated online, it also serves as one of the primary databases for Public Domain and Creative Commons licensed media. Founded in 1996, the vast …

Resources for Work & Play: Gems from the Internet Archive Read More »

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Amidst the anxiety, fear and overwhelm we are all feeling, many of us across the country have been scrambling to figure out teleworking for our libraries while setting up physical spaces at home. I have been extremely lucky to have …

Taking the Office Home: Telework with Trello & Slack Read More »

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What is a docket exactly? The best way to describe it is the various forms that a case takes throughout its circuition, embodied as different types of documents as the case progresses over time. Once a case is filed it …

Does AI Hold the Keys? Bloomberg Law’s Docket Key Unlocks Federal District Courts Read More »

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A few weeks back our law library decided to use a cookie cake tabling event to raise awareness for Open Access (OA) Week and distribute info about OA publishing and our university’s grant opportunity for creating OA educational materials. What …

The Flavor of Open Access Over Rice: Tech Transforms & Transmutes Ed Read More »

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Access to library resources from the user’s perspective is getting simpler and easier at a rapid speed. Most librarians working with tech and computing services in some form or another are working to set up, maintain and improve the end-user …

The Future of Security, Yesterday: All About Authentication, Authorization and More… Read More »