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Congrats to the 2024 LIT-SIS Grant & Award Winners

The LIT-SIS Board and Grants & Awards Committee is thrilled to announce the recipients of this year’s grants and awards. 2024 LIT-SIS AALL Leadership Academy Grant Christopher Collins, Research & Emerging Technologies Librarian, Western New England University School of Law… Continue Reading →

AALL Leadership Academy Recap

Guest post by Christopher Collins, Research & Emerging Technologies Librarian, Western New England University School of Law I’ve recently returned from the AALL Leadership Academy in Chicago. I’d like to share some of my impressions and why you might consider… Continue Reading →

ABA TechShow Takeaways from Grant Winner Aimee Self Pittman

Guest post by Aimee Self Pittman, Reference and Legal Research Librarian at LSU Law Library. Why should you attend the ABA TechShow? Because it gives you invaluable insight into the business of law and the state of technology in law… Continue Reading →

Is it April 1 again?

Since I already got fooled once today (“Wow, the ChatGPT-5 preview sounds amazing…oh wait“), I figured I’d share my favorite list of April Fool’s jokes.  April Fools’ Day on the Web tracks the most popular pranks each year so you… Continue Reading →

Striking Similarities: Law Librarianship and the Art of Bowling

On the surface, the worlds of law libraries and bowling alleys might seem to occupy opposite ends of the cultural spectrum. I have been an active bowler since the age of 7. It was and will forever be the one… Continue Reading →

Artificial Intelligence and Context

Guest post by Justin Tung, Reference Librarian at Tarlton Law Library, University of Texas School of Law Recently, Adam Bent, a fellow Law Librarian and former classmate of mine, published an article in Pace Law Review entitled “Large Language Models:… Continue Reading →

Large Tech

Let’s talk about big tech – physically big, that is. With all the focus on cloud-based tools and other software, it’s easy to forget about the hardware. Here are a few of the most useful, novel, or interesting “large tech”… Continue Reading →

LIT-SIS Membership Survey Results

Survey Results from LIT-SIS Membership LIT-SIS conducted a survey of members that concluded mid-December 2023. Participation was good with 66 respondents. Here is a brief summary of the results: Most respondents would prefer quarterly educational programing/professional development events (not including… Continue Reading →

Book Recommendation

Over the time off between holidays at the end of 2023, I had the opportunity of checking out Reader, Come Home: The Reading Brain in a Digital World by Maryanne Wolf from my local public library. Wolf looks into the… Continue Reading →

A Cursory Look at Lexis+ AI

Guest post by Justin Tung [1] What Lexis+ AI is, and What it Promises On Friday, November 17, 2023, Lexis sent an email announcing access to its new generative Artificial Intelligence (AI) tool called Lexis+ AI. It promises “the fastest… Continue Reading →

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