Jewish Book Month: Our Top 5 Recommendations

By Marcelo Rodríguez and Avery Vinson It’s Jewish Book Month! And if you have never heard about this before. No worries! We’ve got you covered.  Jewish Book Month is celebrated annually primarily here in the United States to promote and highlight Jewish writers and stories. The events take place across bookstores, book fairs, libraries, universities,Continue reading “Jewish Book Month: Our Top 5 Recommendations”

Getting to Know the New AALL Latinx Caucus Chair

By Ramon Barajas One of the greatest benefits of volunteering with AALL is the opportunity to meet new and interesting information professionals. I recently had the privilege of meeting up with the new Chair of the AALL Latinx Caucus in person in downtown Los Angeles. He has a lot of energy and charisma. I’m thrilledContinue reading “Getting to Know the New AALL Latinx Caucus Chair”

Following the Yellow Brick Road: My First Trip to AALL

By Le’Shawn Turner Comfortable dress shoes, check.  Crossbody purse, check.  AALL agenda, CHECK!   As I prepared for the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL), I couldn’t help but hum the song, We’re off to see the wizard, the wonderful Wizard of Oz. Of course, I know that AALL is far from theContinue reading “Following the Yellow Brick Road: My First Trip to AALL”

NBU is One Year Old!

By Marcelo Rodríguez We did it! ¡Enhorabuena, Félicitations, Congratulations and Mazal tov! Our adventure called, Notes Between Us (NBU) is officially one year old. And the path to arrive here has truly been an adventure of learning from each other, collaborating and giving words to our thoughts and perspectives. Over the past year, we haveContinue reading “NBU is One Year Old!”

Boycott Silence! My Black History Month Protest

By Andre Davison On February 1st, 2022, the first day of Black History Month, former Miami Dolphins head coach, Brian Flores, filed a class-action suit against the Miami Dolphins and the National Football League (NFL), alleging racial discrimination in its hiring and firing process. Examples of the alleged racial discrimination include: a “sham interview” withContinue reading “Boycott Silence! My Black History Month Protest”

Let’s Play a Game: Who Is Missing At The Law Library Table?

By Marcelo Rodríguez In general, law librarians tend to be very active and aware of social issues around our profession as well as US society at large and the inevitable and impactful connections between them. This active role translates into calls to action, statements, education and training programing, difficult yet needed conversations and so on.Continue reading “Let’s Play a Game: Who Is Missing At The Law Library Table?”