Summer Research Success

Finals are nearly over.  Graduation is here.  Congratulations on completing another year of law school! In a few weeks law students will…


Summer Alternatives to Westlaw/Lexis

On Friday I posted about Westlaw/Lexis's summer access policies.  While some of you may not qualify for Westlaw/Lexis access this summer -…


Westlaw/Lexis Summer Access

Many of you have asked about access to Westlaw and Lexis over the summer.  Each company's rules regarding use of your student account this…


Legal Research for Students

One of the things I love most about my job as a law librarian is trying to find ways to get students interested in legal research.  I'm not…


Unethical Requests for Westlaw/Lexis Usage

In a recent opinion the Utah State Bar's Ethics Advisory Committee was faced with the issue of whether it was a violation of the ethics…


Summer Research Success

Law students are now well into their summer jobs and externships and we hope it's going well.  Don't forget the law library is still…


Legal Research in Foreign Countries

We know that many of our students will be doing externships overseas this summer.  Unfortunately, many of the resources you've learned…


Summer Research Help – 2011

Classes are done.  Finals are over.  But, in law school there's always work to do, even if it is of a different sort.  We wish luck to all…


Alternatives to Westlaw/Lexis

My last post laid out Westlaw and Lexis policies for summer access for law students.  There may be times during the summer where you won't…


Westlaw, Lexis Summer 2011 Access

Contrary to popular belief, Westlaw and LexisNexis are not free in law school.  The Law Library pays annual subscription fees so that…


Summer Research Help

Finals are over and soon law students will head off to summer jobs and externships. But, just because you won't be around this summer…


Summer 2009

The Law Library is relatively quiet with most of you away at your summer externships and clerkships. As you well know, due to the economy…


Research Help This Summer

While you're out at your jobs and externships this summer, the law librarians will be holding down the fort. So, if you need us - let us…


Westlaw, Lexis Summer Access”

Several of you have asked about summer access to Westlaw and LexisNexis. Westlaw and Lexis both have restrictions on the use of their…


Summer Advice

Earlier this year the Wall Street Journal Law Blog began a series of posts called "Advice from the Corner Office" to give practical advice…


Summer Success & Law Firm Librarians

Did you know some law firms have their own librarians? Well, it's true. Usually law firm librarians are only in larger firms, but if your…