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Embedded in Puerto Rico

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

Brian Detweiler, Student Services Librarian at the Charles B. Sears Law Library, is traveling with law students who are participating in UB School of Law’s Puerto Rico Recovery Assistance Legal Clinic. The clinic is providing legal services to Puerto Ricans in need following Hurricane Maria and Brian is there to support their research efforts on the ground. Brian is taking embedded librarianship to a new level!

Photo of Student Services Librarian, Brian Detweiler

Photo of Student Services Librarian, Brian Detweiler

Cheers for Christine Anne George!

Posted on: | by Nancy Babb |

Christine GeorgePlease join the Law Library in saying fare well and best wishes to Christine George.

Christine has accepted a position at Cardozo Law where she will be the Faculty & Scholarly Services Librarian. While at UB, Christine served as the law library’s Archivist and Faculty Services Librarian. In these roles she completed projects, led initiatives, and hosted events which the law school community will benefit from for years to come. She was involved in everything faculty-related from metrics projects to the Lunch & Learn Series and everything in between.

We are grateful for Christine’s contributions. She will be missed but we wish her well on her new journey.

Charles B. @ AALL16

Posted on: | by Christine Anne George |

Law librarians from around the country are flocking to Chicago for the annual AALL conference. You won’t have to look too hard to find our librarians there:

Nancy Babb is working with the Animal Law Caucus to make therapy dogs available during Exhibit Hall breaks.

Brian Detweiler will be presenting his poster The PB&J Bar: Leveraging Lunctime in the Law Library on July 19.

Christine George will be presenting Making Legal Scholars Bloom with ORCID at the Cool Tools Cafe on July 17.

Joe Gerken will be presenting from his new book, The Invention of Legal Research, at the Hein booth on July 17 (Early Supreme Court Reporters) and July 18 (The Codification Movement).

Terry McCormack, Theo Belniak, and Ellen McGrath will be presenting their panel Making a Legacy Collection: What Do I Do with All These Microforms? on July 18.

Ellen McGrath will be receiving the 2016 Renee D. Chapman Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions in Tehcnical Services Law Librarianship from the Technical Services Special Interest Section on July 18.

The Title Shot

Posted on: | by Christine Anne George |

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I’ve heard tell there’s some kind of big baseball thing going on now. As someone who really doesn’t have a stance on professional sports other than to root against any Boston team on principle, the entire series might have passed by without my having taken notice. That is until a few unlikely players partook in a virtual bench clearing brawl.

It all started when the Kansas City Public Library offered the San Francisco Public Library a reading suggestion which happened to be So You Think You Know Baseball by Peter E. Meltzer. After that, it was, as the kids say, on with SF thanking KC and offering their own suggested reading, The San Francisco Baseball Experience by Dan Frost.  The two libraries kept up the good-humored exchange last week proving that while sports teams may throw down over titles, librarians throw down with titles.