Applying the Gifts of Imperfection to Law Libraries

By Jenny Silbiger (Follow us on LinkedIn) Happy Holidays NBU colleagues and friends! Last year at this time, I talked about making space for the complicated experiences, nuances, and emotions that the holiday season can bring.  The same person who feels enormous gratitude and generosity for the world can also hold inexpressible grief and sorrow,Continue reading “Applying the Gifts of Imperfection to Law Libraries”

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?”

On Going with the Flow

By Rebecca Potance I have this recurring dream where I’m sitting in the passenger seat of a car desperately trying to steer the vehicle. My feet can’t reach the pedals, my arms can’t reach the steering wheel, there’s no one in the driver’s seat, but yet the car is moving. I feel sick and IContinue reading “On Going with the Flow”

How Do You Keep Your Inbox So Clean?

By Ana Rosa Ramírez Toft-Nielsen After writing my first entry, Coffee, and Red Lipstick, a few readers suggested I make it a series about juggling it all, multitasking, and creating a support system. So here it is – Part 2 – “How do you keep your inbox so clean?” Funny, I never gave it muchContinue reading “How Do You Keep Your Inbox So Clean?”

Latinx Heritage Month

By Jennifer Mendez What is Latinx (or Hispanic) Heritage Month? Each year, Americans observe National Latinx/Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the histories, cultures and contributions of American citizens whose ancestors came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. The observance started in 1968 as Hispanic HeritageContinue reading “Latinx Heritage Month”

The People You Work With Are Not Your Family

By Marcelo Rodríguez Recently, I was featured in a short Q&A talking about my thoughts on leadership. Quite frankly, I did it more as a favor than anything else, and I spent around 20 minutes answering the questions. I do spend a considerable amount of time thinking about leadership at work and how it translatesContinue reading “The People You Work With Are Not Your Family”

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

By Shira Megerman In the third installment in this series, I spoke with Beth Adelman, Vice Dean for Legal Information Services, Associate University Librarian for Law for the University at Buffalo School of Law, and President of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), on her experiences as a law librarian.  1.       Continue reading “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Me and My Law Librarian Friends But Were Afraid to Ask: Beth Adelman”