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  • Questions with Puron: June Featured RIPS Member Stephen Parks July 1, 2020
    Compiled By: Cassandra Patterson “Questions with Puron” is a social media series launched by the RIPS PR & Recruitment Committee to highlight the diverse views and professional strategies of the constituents of Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest Section … Continue reading →
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  • Law librarians monitor how Latin America and the Caribbean are responding to Covid-19 July 1, 2020
    When the opportunity to work on this project was presented by Marcelo Rodriguez, a fellow AALL Latino caucus member, I was very grateful. México and Central América are major hotspots for coronavirus these days. It is both sad and frustrating … Continue reading →
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  • Questions with Puron: June Featured RIPS Member Tina Dumas June 22, 2020
    Compiled By: Jessica Almeida  and Cassandra Patterson “Questions with Puron” is a social media series launched by the RIPS PR & Recruitment Committee to highlight the diverse views and professional strategies of the constituents of Research Instruction and Patron Services Special Interest … Continue reading →
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  • Teaching in the Fall (at least as of Today!) June 17, 2020
    Emory Law is planning on having at least some classes on campus in the Fall and faculty and staff have spent all Spring working hard to figure out how to make this happen. Safety is the top priority and anything … Continue reading →
    Elizabeth Christian
  • Summer Reading June 17, 2020
    I want to take a minute to bring to your attention one of my favorite library journals: In the Library with the Lead Pipe. It’s a fully online and open access journal that publishes about two articles per month on … Continue reading →
    Jenny Ham
  • What’s a Librarian Without a Library? June 9, 2020
    As many of us continue working from home during the coronavirus pandemic, I’ve been exploring what it means to be a librarian without full access to a physical library building. Can we really provide the same depth and scope of services remotely for an extended period of time, without losing value or disappointing our … Continue reading →
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  • We Can’t Always Get What We Want, but… June 4, 2020
    Sometimes we don’t get what we want in life. Sometimes circumstances cause us to zag when we thought we would be zigging. The past few weeks, nay months, have included many disappointments for all of us.  Cancelled plans, frayed relationships, … Continue reading →
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  • Questions with Puron: Featured RIPS Member Alexis Sharp June 3, 2020
    Compiled By: Emma Wood and Cassandra Patterson “Questions with Puron” is a social media series launched by the RIPS PR & Recruitment Committee to highlight the diverse views and professional strategies of the constituents of Research Instruction and Patron Services … Continue reading →
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  • RIPS-SIS Online Training Committee presents: The Webinar on Webinars May 15, 2020
    Please register for The Webinar on Webinars on May 26, 2020 1:00 PM CDT at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7052560457225075723 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. The info for the webinar: DESCRIPTION The RIPS-SIS Online Training Committee is proud to … Continue reading →
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  • Lexis Advance v. Westlaw Colorfully Highlighted Search Terms Showdown May 12, 2020
    Recently, I realized that I haven’t used Westlaw’s feature to highlight my search terms in different colors in recent times! I love differently colored highlighted search terms on both Lexis Advance and Westlaw. Our brains can quickly tire of looking … Continue reading →
    Sarah Gotschall