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Going solo as in licensing Lexis only or Westlaw only

Over 50% of large law firms license only Lexis or only Westlaw according to Feit Consulting. Some 22% of BigLaw firms with 750+ attorneys have gone solo provider. 138 more words

Legal Research

Finding the Perfect Book

I’ve noticed that I’m stuck in bit of a collection development brain cloud right now. Don’t get me wrong. I know the importance of having a solid expertise in all the tech toys, but here’s the truth. 682 more words

Collection Development

LGBTQ+ (mostly POC) YA library

I’m proud to announce the current catalog for QTY Treehouse, a drop-in and programming space that provides services to LGBTQ+ youth in Oakland, CA.  Through a generous grant from the American Library Association, I have worked with QTY Treehouse staff to build a meaningful and diversely representative library for youth.  65 more words

Reading

Diversity is Key to a Successful Teen Collection

After completing the assigned readings for this week, I couldn’t help but play “connect the dots” with what I’ve learned so far (in both life and academically). 561 more words

Learning

As Seen on TV

I like to be entertained early and often. Once I dated a guy who took me to the movies weekly. I did not have strong feelings for him, but I really did love the movies. 1,040 more words

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The New Nonfiction

You’ve finally made peace with the fact that the nonfiction section is the official No Man’s Land in your school. I know. It hurts. It’s hard to let go of a tradition that spans centuries. 534 more words

Collection Development

Finding Romance with Feedly

One part of my library job I’m a little too excited for is collection development for romance, a genre I love to read. It’s fun that part of my job is buying romance novels, but the problem is, romance is a huge genre, and I like what I like. 568 more words

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