Just A Librarian Doing Indian Law

By Rebecca Plevel (Follow us on LinkedIn) Regardless of where I am working and teaching, I am and will be a librarian doing Indian law. That passion arises from both my heritage (I am a citizen of the Muscogee Creek Nation), and my work in and around Indian Country in Arizona for 30+ years. It alsoContinue reading “Just A Librarian Doing Indian Law”

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Me and My Law Librarian Friends But Were Afraid to Ask: Stefanie Weigmann

By Shira Megerman (Follow us on LinkedIn) In the fourth installment in this series, I spoke with Stefanie Weigmann, Associate Director for Research and Instructional Services, at Boston University School of Law, Fineman & Pappas Law Libraries, on becoming a law librarian.  1. What attracted you to being a law librarian? I worked in the library whenContinue reading “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Me and My Law Librarian Friends But Were Afraid to Ask: Stefanie Weigmann”

Thanksgiving 101

By Mandy Lee (Follow us on LinkedIn) Where do you work? The attorney smiled.  I’m a law librarian. I don’t practice. Wait. What? I’m a lawyer, & a librarian. I work in a law library. So you practice law AND work in a library? I work at a law school. I don’t practice law. MyContinue reading “Thanksgiving 101”

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?

By Le’Shawn Turner That was a question a colleague asked me one day about 3 months ago.  My colleague and I were talking about retirement.  He can retire in about 2 or 3 years. I told him that sounds wonderful and asked what he was going to do next. He told me his plans: relaxing,Continue reading “What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?”

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Me and My Law Librarian Friends But Were Afraid to Ask: Zanada Joyner

By Shira Megerman In the second post of “Everything you always wanted to know about me and my law librarian friends but were afraid to ask,” I spoke with Zanada Joyner, Senior Reference Librarian at NC Central University School of Law, and Notes Between Us contributor, on how she became a law librarian.  1. WhatContinue reading “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Me and My Law Librarian Friends But Were Afraid to Ask: Zanada Joyner”

Some of My Best Friends Are Books

By Stéphanie Pham-Dang I have been an academic law librarian for over 11 years. I’m proudly born and raised in Montréal.  I studied law about 20 years ago mostly for the wrong reasons, obvious ones for immigrants of first and second generations. Of course, I got lost along the way…Yet those LL.B years were theContinue reading “Some of My Best Friends Are Books”

Do I Have To?!: Professional Development and Law Librarians

By Clanitra Stewart Nejdl The question raised in the title of this post is whether law librarians have to participate in professional development. The answer is yes. Yes, we do. I thank you for your time. Have a great day! Alright, fine. There is obviously more nuance to the issue than that and there areContinue reading “Do I Have To?!: Professional Development and Law Librarians”