Westlaw Password Change

Over the next few weeks, Westlaw is requiring all of its academic account users to change their Westlaw passwords. As of now, Westlaw does…


American Law Institute Library

The Restatement of Torts was a prominent part of one of the oral arguments when the Utah Supreme Court visited the Law School a few weeks…


HeinOnline Alumni Access

Earlier this year the BYU Law Library entered into an agreement to provide BYU Law Alums with access to HeinOnline's law journal database.…


Rex Lee and Oyez

Attendees of the Rex E. Lee Moot Court Competition Finals were encouraged  to listen to the Supreme Court oral arguments of great Supreme…


XChange

The Law School is lucky to have had the Utah Supreme Court with us this morning to hear arguments in two cases.  In the first case one of…


World Treaty Library

The Law Library is pleased to announce the latest addition to our electronic collection, HeinOnline's World Treaty Library.  This new…


New York Times Access

Earlier this year the Law Library entered into an agreement with the New York Times to provide its faculty, staff, and students with access…


Key Numbers in WestlawNext

When WestlawNext originally launched a number of years ago, I found it interesting that Topics and Key Numbers were less visible than they…


Happy Constitution Day!

September 17 is Constitution Day, a day we celebrate the signing of the Constitution on Sept. 17, 1787 in Philadelphia.  As a researcher,…


New Library Website

Today we're happy to announce the launch of our new website!  A lot of hard work has gone into the new design, especially by our webmaster…


Lexis Advance Revision

Lexis is currently working on an update to Lexis Advance that will bring some big changes to how the interface looks and add some nice…


New CALI Website

CALI ("The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction") has recently released a revamped version of its website (along with a whole new…


Hein Search Tip Update

When customers speak, Hein listens and acts--quickly.  I recently received an email from HeinOnline's Vice President of Production…


Hein Search Tip

I love HeinOnline.  It's a must-have for all academic legal research.  With that said, there are still a few minor things I've learned to…


Tax Research

Researching tax law can be tough.  We're lucky enough here to have a law librarian, Dennis Sears, who is a tax research expert.  To help…


Low-Cost Legal Research

As school was coming to an end I blogged about student access to Westlaw/Lexis/Bloomberg for the summer.  While the access to Lexis and…


Armed Conflicts Database

The Law Library has recently subscribed to the International Institute for Strategic Studies' Armed Conflicts Database.  This database…


Digital Collections

100,000 downloads.  That was the milestone our digital repository hit last week.  Pretty impressive if you ask us.  The Howard W. Hunter…


WL/LX/BL Summer Access

Finals are over!  Congrats!  Now that "summer" is here, it's time to answer a question that I get often throughout the school year.  Can…


End of Westlaw Classic

Westlaw recently announced that they will be retiring Westlaw Classic for law school accounts on July 1, 2014.  WestlawNext will then be…


HeinOnline Alumni Access

The Howard W. Hunter Law Library is excited to announce that it can now offer BYU Law Alums access to HeinOnline's law journal database.…


New York Times Access

BYU Law students and faculty can wave goodbye to the 10 article monthly limit on the New York Times website.  The Law Library has recently…


Lexis Advance Enhancements

A couple of weeks ago, Lexis released some changes to Lexis Advance.  I wanted to run through a couple of them that I thought might be…


Law Journal Rankings 2013

The Washington & Lee Law Library has recently updated its Law Journal Rankings to include data from 2013.  The rankings take into…