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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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The AALL CPE Committee and PEGA-SIS will include CS-SIS members in “So You Wanna Be A Law Techie?” CS-SIS member C.J. Pipins will facilitate a conversation with CS-SIS members Jennifer Wondracek and Kenton Brice, as well as Andre Davison about …

CS-SIS Members Interviewed in “So You Want to Be A Law Techie” Read More »

Libraries have a long history of gathering statistics at all levels. National associations and accrediting agencies such as ALA and ARL, as well as states and consortia gather and use statistics to set benchmarks and provide comparison across libraries. Individual …

How to Have “Fun” with Statistics Read More »

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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, …

CS-SIS Potential Rebranding Read More »

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 …

The Best Tech to Give This Holiday Season Read More »

This Cool Tools story begins with a British American entrepreneur named Joshua Browder who grew up in London.  He started driving at the age of 18 and incurred numerous parking tickets.   This got him thinking about the ticket structure in …

Cool Tools 2019 Spotlight: DoNotPay Read More »

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 …

The Best Book(s) We Read in 2019 Read More »