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

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 …

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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! …

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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! …

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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! …

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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 …

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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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“Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You’re my only hope.” Last year, CS-SIS polled its members to discuss the future of our SIS. A recurring theme in that poll was the idea that perhaps our name isn’t serving us well. This year, …

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It’s time to nominate yourself or a fellow CS-SIS member for Vice-Chair (serves the first year as Vice-Chair and the following year as Chair) and Member-At-Large (serves a two-year term). The CS-SIS Nominations Committee needs your help filling these two …

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Looking for a last-minute holiday gift to give your tech-loving friend or family member? From high-tech to low-tech and even tech-adjacent, you’ve come to the right place! From cheapest to most expensive, here are our suggestions: Legacybox, prices vary Create …

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Looking for a book to read over the winter holidays? Look no further! Thanks to your fellow CS-SIS and AALL members, here’s a list of the 20 best fiction and non-fiction books they’ve read this year. Wherever possible, I’ve included …

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