Welcome New Students!

August 17, 2011 at 8:36 am | Posted in Library Business | Leave a comment

The Schaffer Law Library would like to welcome the incoming 1Ls.  Please feel free to visit the library’s website to find great resources to help you in your first year courses.

Governance and Social Development Resource Centre

August 10, 2011 at 8:51 am | Posted in Legal Research 101 | Leave a comment

From the Centre’s website: “The document library is an up to date collection of the most credible publications available on governance, conflict and social development issues. It includes brief, policy-oriented summaries of each document highlighting the major findings and implications in an easy to read format, plus links to the full text online or by document delivery.”

Thanks to Legal Research Plus.

United States Code website

August 10, 2011 at 8:43 am | Posted in Legal Research 101 | Leave a comment

The House Law Revision Counsel has created a beta website for the United States Code.  Check it out and give them your feedback.

Thanks to In Custodia Legis.

Verify a mortgage company or individual

August 1, 2011 at 12:39 pm | Posted in Legal Research 101 | Leave a comment

By using the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry website.  Thanks to bespacific.com

Online Catalog

August 1, 2011 at 12:34 pm | Posted in Library Business | Leave a comment

Will be unavailable all day Tuesday, August 2nd and part of Wednesday, August 3rd.

House of Representatives Permits Members to Use Skype, ooVoo

July 5, 2011 at 8:00 am | Posted in Tech Side of Things, US Government | Leave a comment

According to the Legal Blog Watch: “The House of Representatives announced this week that its members will finally be able to use the same video teleconferencing technology that most of the world, has been using for some time now: Skype and ooVoo.”

Advice for New Law Students and Graduates

June 29, 2011 at 8:26 am | Posted in Legal Research 101 | Leave a comment

From the Law Librarian Blog: “BYU law librarian Shawn G. Nevers’ article Observations for Summer Research Success [SSRN] provides useful legal research information to clerks and new first year associates.

Library Wireless Access

May 26, 2011 at 12:38 pm | Posted in Tech Side of Things | Leave a comment

ITS is placing more wireless access points throughout the library to increase signal strength.

American Bar Association website for Military Families

May 19, 2011 at 12:32 pm | Posted in Law in the News | Leave a comment

The ABA has a website devoted to providing legal information and services to military families. 

Thanks to bespacific.com

FINRA Disciplinary Database

May 18, 2011 at 9:36 am | Posted in Legal Research 101 | Leave a comment

FINRA has added a new database that allows you to search “for FINRA disciplinary actions that were issued during 2006 or later.”

Thanks to bespacific.com

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