Accessing Print Materials in the BYU Law Library During This Pandemic

You may have noticed that the BYU Law Library looks a little bit different now. It's locked down to only BYU Law students and faculty. It's…


Accessing Oxford Scholarship Online

Some BYU Law students and faculty are struggling to access sources on Oxford Scholarship Online. While we are working on our IT end to fix…


New Research Guide for Faculty Research Assistants

Are you going to be a research assistant for a faculty member this summer? Or, are you a faculty member that just hired a new research…


Bar Application Resources

'Tis the season for Bar applications. Did you know that the BYU Law Library has a few resources to help you out? There are several notaries…


Stata

Is data science a necessary part of research or a project you are doing? The library now has Stata, which is a software for statistics and…


Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc.

Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc. is a case pending before the Supreme Court of the United States[1] and had its oral arguments last…


American Law Reports

  Stuck on a topic and none of your Westlaw or Lexis searches seem to be helping? Want a lot of in-depth information about a topic…


The Miracle of Interlibrary Loan

Did you know that if you are a BYU Law student or faculty member and you can’t find what you need in the BYU Law library, then the…


Comparing State Laws

Are you looking to compare state laws on a specific topic? The library has several resources that might help you find what you’re looking…


How to Access Tax Notes

For BYU students and faculty, Tax Notes is available, but only by setting up an individual account. To access Tax Notes, follow these…


How to Access TWEN

If your professor is using TWEN as their course management tool this semester, watch this screencast on YouTube to make sure you are able…


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…


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…


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…


Finals Help

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…


Need Help? Ask The Reference Desk

Are you a 1L working through one of your weekly research assignments? Are you doing research for your substantial writing? Do you have…


Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. Reboot

ProQuest’s Statistical Abstracts of the U.S. is getting a makeover! The cleaner, more intuitive interface will go live June 1st ProQuest…


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…


Legal Info. Overload

Researchers deal with a consistent problem these days - legal information overload.  The sheer amount of legal information can be…


Foreign and Int’l Law Research

While most legal research classes naturally focus on researching the law of the United States, there is a large body of foreign and…


Hein Search Tip Update

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


Local Gov’t Law Research

While much of the research lawyers do revolves around state and federal law, local governments also have laws that lawyers should be…


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…