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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 »

If you’re like the majority of us and are stuck at home for 2 weeks+ you may need some help to avoid going stir crazy, or just take your mind off of things. WHAT TO WATCH TV / Movies If …

Coronavirus Lockdown: What to Watch & Read Read More »

By: Artie Berns, Research/Emerging Technologies Librarian, Western New England University, School of Law With the coronavirus giving many of us a reason to work from home a, wouldn’t it be nice if there was some sort of app to do …

How to Zoom: An Introduction Read More »

Is our new online teaching reality exacerbating your copyright anxiety? In this post, we’ll provide some sources and search strategies for images you can use freely.  Several sources for free stock photos have popped up in the past few years. Unsplash …

Finding Copyright-Free and Free-to-Use Images Read More »

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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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 »

Chicago, first week of June.  Usually in the mid-70s.  Might not rain. Cubs are in town Wednesday, Sox on Friday and Saturday.  The Monet exhibit will still be at the Art Institute.  The Lincoln Park Zoo is always free, as …

Have you submitted your CALI proposal yet? Due March 6! Read More »

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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 »

The Computing Services Special Interest Section is made up of awesome law librarians doing interesting things.   The CS-SIS Member Spotlight is designed to shine a light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and stay …

CS-SIS Member Spotlight: Shay Elbaum Read More »

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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