Author Archives: Emily Barney

About Emily Barney

Technology Training & Marketing Librarian

1Ls: Appellate Brief Help for Word’s Table of Authorities

This week and next, our two tech librarians Emily Barney and Debbie Ginsberg are visiting our legal writing classes to offer hands-on workshops to help 1Ls with formatting their appellate brief assignments. In this post I’ll share two tools and … Continue reading

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Free Screening of RBG Documentary

On November 27, Chicago-Kent Society of Women in Law and the Chicago-Kent Law Library are hosting a free screening of RBG: the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Documentary. See schedule details and ticket links below.

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Visual Literacy and Fake News

We’ve all heard the saying “A picture is worth a thousand words.” Have you ever taken a moment to ask why? If pictures affect us differently than text, how can we use the power of pictures to enhance our communication? … Continue reading

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CALI Conference 2018 (Updated with Video!)

Chicago-Kent librarians will be traveling to speak at the 2018 annual CALI conference this week in Washington DC. Follow along online via twitter at the #CALIcon18 hashtag if you want to join the conversation remotely! Debbie and Emily will be co-presenting … Continue reading

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Student Organization Services

Did you know the library offers services for our student organizations that range from event photography to hosting the law review and other journals? With new leadership coming on board at the end of the semester, here are a few of the … Continue reading

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Chicago Daily Law Bulletin for Students

NOTE: For Fall 2019, We’ve been in contact with the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin and they’re working on a new subscription sign up process. We’ll update this post when we get a notification that the updated process is ready. Did … Continue reading

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Legal Skills Workshop: Effective Listening

Learning to listen effectively is a valuable career skill, especially for young attorneys. It matters well beyond the legal profession, of course – you may find some of these tips helpful with holiday dinners too! Continue reading

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Wall Street Journal – IIT accounts

Learn how you can use your IIT login and CWID to sign up for personal access to the Wall Street Journal and subscribe to email newsletters or alerts. Continue reading

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New York Times Customized Subscriptions

Did you know you have access to a free subscription of the New York Times at Chicago-Kent? Did you know you can customize what news you get via email? In an era of information overload, personalized news alerts and email … Continue reading

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Introducing Mandy Lee

Mandy Lee is a new Research Librarian at Chicago-Kent Law Library. Learn a little more about her and her tips for students new to Chicago. Continue reading

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