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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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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 members so that we can learn more about each other and stay …

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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 »

If you switched to working from home (WFH) quickly, you likely had little time to prepare and may still be making minor adjustments to get your ‘home office’ just right.  One adjustment that can be the hardest to tackle for …

So You Don’t Have a Printer… Now What? Read More »

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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Coronavirus’ impact is felt especially hard by professional associations, which were forced to cancel or change the format of their in-person conferences. These conferences not only draw in substantial revenue, but also promotes their projects, membership, and scholarship to the …

CodeX FutureLaw 2020 Goes Virtual 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 »

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 light on our membership so that we can learn more about each other and stay connected. CS-SIS …

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—This is a guest post by Sarah Lin— Working at home during a crisis is a lot different from working at home during normal times, but I’m grateful to have prior experience with one of those situations!  I’m starting my 7th …

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To prevent misinformation and profiteering during these troubling times, both the Apple and Google Play App Stores have cracked down on coronavirus related apps. Apple is only allowing applications from “recognized institutions,” and Google Play displays zero results when searching …

Trustworthy Coronavirus Apps Read More »