Category Archives: Electronic Resources

Two Self-Paced Language Learning and Supplementary Language Support Programs

Pronunciator Pronunciator teaches 80 world languages, including TESOL, from 50 language interfaces. This program is a great tool for self-assisted language learning, to provide supplemental practice and support for language classes taken on campus or as a brush up on … Continue reading

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Legal Essay Contest Catalog

Sponsored by Richmond School of Law, The T.C. Williams Legal Essay Contest Catalog is a comprehensive web-based collection of writing competitions for law students. These essay contests provide excellent opportunities for law students to showcase their research and writing skills.

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Explore Content – Lexis Advance

Yesterday Lexis Advance released its Explore Content feature which allows researchers to browse sources by subject or by jurisdiction.  This is something I have been waiting on for a while as it allows a researcher to drill down to the … Continue reading

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Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

Law students looking to apply for federal clerkships will want to be aware of the library’s subscription to the Almanac of the Federal Judiciary.  Now available electronically, the Almanac provides biographical information for all federal judges, as well as information … Continue reading

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New ProQuest Databases Boast Expansive Collections

Indian Claims Insight Indian Claims Insight is a database covering 1789- present that allows researchers to trace the history of specific claims made by Indian Nations and access associated full text documents. The database includes compiled docket histories for searching … Continue reading

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Goodbye Loislaw… Hello Fastcase!

Loislaw will no longer be accessible after November 30, 2015. Fastcase has partnered with Wolters Kluwer to help provide former Loislaw users with a new research platform. This transition will be an easy one for students and faculty here because we already … Continue reading

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PLi Discover Plus

The Library is now offering access to a great new resource, PLi Discover Plus. This expansive eBook library includes practice-centered materials including books (treatises, answer books, course handbooks), legal forms, and CLE program transcripts. Some of the 23 practice areas covered … Continue reading

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Secrets and Spies

New Database Acquisitions US Intelligence on the Middle East, 1945-2009 The U.S intelligence community has been monitoring major wars and conflicts in the Middle East since 1945. These conflicts include civil wars, terrorist attacks, clashes on country borders and insurgencies. … Continue reading

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HeinOnline: Introducing Enhanced Interface 101

HeinOnline has just released a new, enhanced interface that is both modern and fresh.  If you are like me you probably loved Hein’s content, but did not love the awkward and sometimes confusing site layout. After listening to feedback from … Continue reading

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New ProQuest Congressional Interface Launched

On July 28th ProQuest Congressional launched its new interface. The fresh new look is both appealing and user-friendly. Some of the improvements include: Home page:quick starting points to help new users connect with popular content Search by Number: Organized to help … Continue reading

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