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Retrotechnology

In the legal field, changes in technology in the last ten years have changed how things are done and what is possible for everyone from law students to advanced practitioners. As always, some embrace technology and others resist, but it is … Continue reading

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Vampires in the Workplace

Being Halloween, I guess I can admit that I’m partial to vampires. It seems that zombies are the favorite Halloween character these days, but the classic Dracula was number one when I was growing up. Of course I’ve seen everything … Continue reading

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What about those numbers?

  I’m sure you are aware that books in a library are arranged in a very specific way, but from my observation post at the Reference Desk, it seems to be a fairly common occurrence that someone will come in … Continue reading

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What if we don’t have it?

You’ve probably noticed by now that there are a lot of books in the library. Chances are good that you will find anything you need right here, but occasionally the need for a very specific book arises. You’ve checked the … Continue reading

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Un-American Activities

Pete Seeger died this week at age 94.  He was a man of so many accomplishments, though he said he thought his greatest accomplishment was finishing his book “How to Play the 5 String Banjo.”  He was simple and humble … Continue reading

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The Wig

Even though it has never been an American tradition, it’s such an iconic symbol that is still constantly used because it immediately denotes “Law.”  It is, of course, the wig.                     … Continue reading

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Enjoy Your Books!

It’s been nearly ten years since Google started the Google Library project.  People have divided feelings over the project, so in the interest of full disclosure, I should tell you that I’ve always been pretty darn excited about this.  The … Continue reading

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