Author Archives: Shawn Nevers

Welcome, Class of 2020!

The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2020 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Chicago Manual of Style, 17th Ed.

The 17th Edition of The Chicago Manual of Style has just been released and BYU Law students and faculty have access to the newest edition online. A link to the Chicago Manual of Style Online is available from the law … Continue reading

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Research Assistant Training

The Law Library will be offering a training for all summer research assistants on Friday, April 28 from 1-2pm in room 267. If you’re working for a professor this summer, come join us for a look at academic legal research … Continue reading

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History of Supreme Court Nominations

By now everyone knows that Judge Neil Gorsuch has been nominated to the United States Supreme Court. In thinking about what comes next, I thought I’d point out a great source from HeinOnline called History of Supreme Court Nominations for … Continue reading

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Research Help

The new semester is well under way and many of our students are already starting the process of thinking about research papers. If you’re in that boat, feel free to come speak with one of our reference librarians to get … Continue reading

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Finals

We do our best to help our students out during finals time.  Here are some resources and services we hope will make this time a little less stressful. Sample Exams – The Law Library has a number of sample exams … Continue reading

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Welcome, Class of 2019!

The Law Library is happy to welcome the class of 2019 to the law school!  We’re excited that you’re here with us and want you to know that we’re here to help you throughout your legal education.  In addition to … Continue reading

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Interlibrary Loan

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is a free service for BYU Law faculty, staff, and students to assist with their research needs. ILL will locate and deliver to you: books, journal articles, and many other library materials. If the item you are looking for isn’t owned by the … Continue reading

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Treatises on Lexis

Often one of the best places to start legal research is with a legal treatise.  This is especially true for law students who have less experience in the law and need to get a good overview of the area of … Continue reading

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Summer Research Access

One of the questions we often get from students is whether they can access resources like Westlaw and Lexis during their jobs and externships over the summer.  The answer depends on the restrictions set by each vendor. Westlaw – Westlaw … Continue reading

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