Author Archives: Emily Barney

About Emily Barney

Technology Training & Marketing Librarian

Chicago-Kent at CALI Conference 2017

Chicago-Kent librarians will be traveling to speak at the 2017 annual CALI conference this week in Phoenix, AZ. Catch up on their topics here, find links to watch the livestream, or and follow along online via twitter at the #CALIcon17 hashtag … Continue reading

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Design in the Law: Jury Instructions Collaborative Workshop

Earlier this semester, Professor Nancy Marder and Professor Tomoko Ichikawa organized a collaborative faculty workshop for Chicago-Kent College of Law and IIT’s Institute of Design. The workshop considered the problem of jury instructions in the legal field and how design strategies … Continue reading

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Library Services: Websites for Student Organizations & Journals

Chicago-Kent’s student organizations and journals are an excellent example of the diversity of both our legal programs and our student body. They also offer many events and opportunities for students to contribute to our community each year. You can find … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Institute of Design

This summer we rearranged our library space on the 6th and 7th floors to make room for the IIT Institute of Design. We’ve been looking forward to learning more from ID as we welcome them to our campus, and learning how their … Continue reading

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Chicago-Kent and the AALL 2016 Annual Meeting

The 109th Annual Meeting for the American Association of Law Libraries is being held here in Chicago July 16-19. This is the first time in 29 years that the meeting will be held in Chicago, which is also the home … Continue reading

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Summer Construction in the Library

If you haven’t visited our library since exams ended, you may be surprised to see the major changes that have occurred over the last few weeks. As our campus prepares to welcome the IIT Institute of Design to this building, … Continue reading

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April Authors at Chicago-Kent

One week in April brought us three book talks with authors discussing their latest works. The topics discussed at these events ranged from the looming crisis in personal savings and financial literacy to the role activists play in affecting constitutional law … Continue reading

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Tech Tip: Data Hacking Techniques & Security Strategies

How secure is your personal information? What steps do you take to protect your privacy? Do you know what sort of threats could affect you and what tools or strategies are most helpful to defeat them? It’s easy to find a … Continue reading

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Easier, Better, Faster, Stronger: Word 2016 Styles Tools

We posted back in September that Word 2016 was finally available for Mac Users. It’s also available for PC users now. We’ve had some time to use this new version and found that it makes using Styles significantly easier with a … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

This is the second book review for Banned Books Week 2015 from Gwen Osborne, Director of Public Affairs: Before her death last year at age 86, Maya Angelou had begun work on the eighth book in her multi-volume memoir. Angelou … Continue reading

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