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It is so easy to get yourself into a rut. We find comfort in establishing a routine, and then, after a while, we forget to ask ourselves if the routine is still effective. Those email alerts, those saved search results, news feeds, email lists, internal reports, company monitors, and many other

I ran across a fun blog run by a Brooklyn, New York public librarian called Screwy Decimal, where Rita Meade has a number of tongue-in-cheek posts about her life in the library and her constant struggle to fight Mayor Bloomberg’s efforts to cut public library funding. It’s a fun, award winning, blog with a

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I was on a call recently where a bunch of HR Directors were discussing, among other things, training new employees and providing those newer to their job or profession the skills they need to be successful.  Someone asked the question, “Does anyone have training programs in place that address this?” and one

I seem to be encountering a lot of information about teams lately. Last week, I sat in on a webinar put on by Patrick Lencioni, the author of many books on teamwork, including The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. Then, in reviewing the April 2012 issue of Harvard Business Review, I read two

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After a few days of discussing the future of law libraries and law librarianship with members of the AALL Board last week, I came away with an idea of what the future holds for the law library. Many of us, including myself, have preached the ideas of stop thinking of the library

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The 3 Geeks welcomes guest post of many varieties. This one, from a colleague at another firm, really got our attention. It is funny, witty and engaging, and it carries a compelling message. We offered to post on condition of keeping the author anonymous – for what some may deem obvious reasons.