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May’s new titles have been posted on our website.  Click through this month’s word cloud to the left (comprised of the descriptions of these titles) to browse and find something of interest to your latest assignment, case or article. If you have questions or need assistance, contact the Reference Desk on the first floor of the 290 building […]

Please remember that you must have your student ID card in order to check out library materials!! The circulation desk staff has been instructed not to circulate materials to students without an ID card.  This policy is to protect you as a student:  the ID card is read by our computer system and  insures you are correctly identified […]

Have you ever heard of Sojourner Truth?  She was a most remarkable woman born into slavery in 1799.  She was emancipated under New York law in 1827, but not before her son was illegally sold into perpetual slavery in Alabama.  Many women of her time would have sat back and accepted this as their lot, […]

Click here to RSVP! Research and Practice Resources for the New Attorney / Law Clerk in Arizona and Nevada ·Are you preparing to practice or clerk in AZ or NV? ·Are you unsure what kinds of research/practice guides exist for those jurisdictions or how to use them? ·Do you want to enhance your effectiveness on […]

Click here to RSVP!   Research and Practice Resources for the New Attorney / Law Clerk in CALIFORNIA   –Are you preparing to practice or clerk in CA? –Are you unsure what kinds of research/practice guides exist or how to use them? -Do you know how you can access free or low cost practice materials? […]

This month’s newest library items are posted on our website. Click on the graphic below, or directly to browse for what is of interest to YOU!                  

Browse the Library’s most recent additions via our ‘New Aquisitons’ list.  In honor of February’s major holiday, we have a Valentine themed graphic made out of the words in this month’s list – courtesy of Tagxedo.com.                

The library’s latest additions have been posted. FYI, the checkmark graphic is a ‘wordle’ consisting of the descriptions of this month’s latest titles.  Make your own at http://www.tagxedo.com

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Finding a published case on a particular point of law does not have to be time consuming, frustrating, or costly!   Printed case law digests are an invaluable resource that when properly used, can save a researcher time and money. We all learned in legal skills that reporters contain published cases in chronological order.  But the chronological ordering […]

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