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Students Ask and Staff Respond: Chicago-Kent 2019 Staff Team Excellence Award Winners

Congratulations to the Chicago-Kent Technology Instruction Team on winning the 2019 IIT Staff Team Excellence Award for “Innovative Contribution to Support Excellence in Teaching and Research”! Debbie Ginsberg, Educational Technology Librarian Emily Barney, Technology Training & Marketing Librarian Dawn Young, Director … Continue reading

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Chicago-Kent at 2019 AALL National Conference

This year, three of our librarians traveled to Washington, DC to attend the annual meeting and conference of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) on July 13 – July 16, where they coordinated and presented conference sessions and panels.

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Chicago Legal Tech Innovator Showcase

In 2017, Chicago-Kent and the Chicago Bar Association highlighted the top 10 best local legal tech innovators and hosted a panel to discuss today’s market. 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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Online Word Guide for Formatting Appellate Briefs

Need some help formatting your appellate brief?  Emily Barney and Debbie Ginsberg are around during the day on Thursday and Friday. If you need help in the evenings or weekends, we’ve collected online materials – guides, videos, sample documents, and handouts – to … Continue reading

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What we did over break – Librarians during the intersession

Over the break, our librarians didn’t get much of a rest. We were active in several intersession courses – teaching research, explaining technology, and even documenting our classes for social media. Continue reading

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Events: Tech Tips for Students

The Library’s Tech Group, working with the SBA Tech Committee, has set up a series of 15 minute weekly presentations for the rest of this semester, scheduled for 3:00 on Wednesdays in room 305. We’re happy to answer questions, too, … Continue reading

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Librarians in the Classroom – Teaching problem-solving research skills to law students

Research librarians at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law played key roles in an intensive, seven-day intersession course in January designed to simulate real-life, collaborative work at a busy law firm. Continue reading

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