Monthly Archives: September 2012

Environmental Law Reporter

If you’re interested in environmental law you should become familiar with the library’s subscription to the Environmental Law Reporter.  ELR is a “one-stop environmental law and policy research site with access to over 40 years of ELR analysis, extensive links to statutes, regulations and policies, a comprehensive subject matter index, and many other tools.”  (Not […]



For several years now, has served as a valuable place to find free legislative information on the internet.   Researchers can find bills, public laws, legislative history information and more.  Today the Library of Congress unveiled the successor to THOMAS,  The site is currently in beta, but will eventually replace THOMAS.  At first glance […]


Happy Constitution Day!

Today is Constitution Day–a day in which we celebrate the signing of the U.S. Constitution by members of the Constitutional Convention on September 17, 1787.   If you were near Mount Vernon you could go take a look at George Washington’s personal copy of the Constitution which is now on display.  While we don’t have anything […]


Chicago Manual of Style Online

If you’re working on a journal or writing a paper, one of the resources that can be extremely useful is the Chicago Manual of Style.  The Law Library offers you access to the online version of the Chicago Manual of Style’s 16th edition.  The online edition has a Table of Contents and Index like the […]


Dennis Sears Honored

Law librarian Dennis Sears was recently awarded the Daniel L. Wade Outstanding Service Award at the American Association of Law Libraries Annual Meeting in Boston.  Dennis has served in various capacities within the Association, much of it with the Foreign, Comparative, and International Law Special Interest Section.  We’re happy that Dennis was recognized for his […]


Goodbye Westlaw Printers in 2013

Last summer we got word that beginning in the summer of 2013 Westlaw would no longer support the Westlaw printers many of our students have grown accustomed to using.  While we still have a whole school year before that happens, it may be a good idea for students to begin getting used to the reality […]

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