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The Future Of Law Libraries, Tina M. Brooks, Franklin L. Runge, Beau Steenken Aug 2016

The Future Of Law Libraries, Tina M. Brooks, Franklin L. Runge, Beau Steenken

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Law libraries are filed with the rules that govern our society, thoughtful scholars, conscientious lawyers, some hard working students, and some procrastinating students. In the past, this required libraries to collect hardbound volumes and loose leafs. Today, the collection is beginning to give way to research platforms filed with those same, or similar, materials and then some; much of the primary legal documentation is even freely available on the web.

While the physical footprint of the library may be smaller as a result of this transition, the amount of legal information that researchers have access to has grown exponentially. We ...


The Lexis Two-Step: After Two Major Updates In 2014, Lexis Advance Empowers Users With Improved Functionality, Beau Steenken Nov 2014

The Lexis Two-Step: After Two Major Updates In 2014, Lexis Advance Empowers Users With Improved Functionality, Beau Steenken

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In this article, the author discusses improvements to the Lexis Advance research platform.


The 2014 Leadership Academy: Six Months Out, Beau Steenken, Valerie Aggerbeck, Susan David Demaine, Patrick Butler Nov 2014

The 2014 Leadership Academy: Six Months Out, Beau Steenken, Valerie Aggerbeck, Susan David Demaine, Patrick Butler

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In this article, the authors discuss what they learned at the AALL 2014 Leadership Academy, and how they have applied those lessons in their professional lives.


Into The Breach With Aall’S Diversity Committee: Law Libraries’ Struggle To Achieve Diversity Goals, Beau Steenken, Michele A. Lucero Feb 2013

Into The Breach With Aall’S Diversity Committee: Law Libraries’ Struggle To Achieve Diversity Goals, Beau Steenken, Michele A. Lucero

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In this article, the authors discuss the need, purpose, and agenda of the AALL Diversity Committee.


You Say You Want An E-Revolution?: Helping Our Patrons Benefit From Developments In Personal Technology, Beau Steenken Mar 2012

You Say You Want An E-Revolution?: Helping Our Patrons Benefit From Developments In Personal Technology, Beau Steenken

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In this article, the author provides advice on how libraries and patrons can adapt to changes in technology and the prevalence of personal tech devices.


How To Be Uncommon: Advice To Grads Seeking A First Professional Law Library Job From A Recent Survivor Of The Process, Beau Steenken Jun 2011

How To Be Uncommon: Advice To Grads Seeking A First Professional Law Library Job From A Recent Survivor Of The Process, Beau Steenken

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In this article, the author provides advice on how to successfully apply for jobs in law libraries.