Round Up: What I’m Reading

Pierce County Law Library Opens Kiosk at Lakewood Library from the Tacoma Daily Index¬†(Hooray for law library partnerships!) How Hackathons are Helping to Decode the Justice Gap by Jack Karp for Law360’s Access to Justice newsletter Legal Deserts Push NM to Consider Non-Lawyer Services by RJ Vogt for Law360’s Access to Justice newsletter¬†(Aside from unauthorized […]

“Tinkering” with the Law: Imagining Law Library Makerspaces

It’s been a while since my last blog post! I’ve been focusing on getting through my LIS program (I’m halfway done) and learning as much as I can in my job as an academic law librarian. I’m currently writing a paper for my Library Management class on planning law library facilities as makerspaces. A makerspace, […]

Law Library Makerspaces

The Cochise County Law Library in Tucson, Arizona recently told a local news outlet that they’re renovating their building for the first time in about 50 years. From Tucson News Now: For decades, the Law Library has housed thousands of books, which were available to both the public and legal experts looking for information or […]

New Self-Represented Litigation Network Brief on Legal Design

Last week, the Self-Represented Litigation Network (SRLN) released a brief on legal design thinking 101. Really interesting, especially since I’m learning about design thinking and human-computer interaction (HCI) in library school. A message from SRLN head Katherine Alteneder noted that the SRLN Brief introduces the commonly-used terms “design thinking,” “legal design,” and “agile development”. The […]