Blogs

Presidents’ Day

Posted by Library Blog on 01/26/2017 at 09:29 AM

Presidents’ Day this year is Monday, February 20th.

Digital Study Aids Collections

Posted by Library Blog on 01/18/2017 at 01:22 PM

The Law Library is thrilled to introduce our new digital study aids collections: the RWU Law Digital Library and West Academic Online Study Aids.

New England Vampires

Posted by Library Blog on 01/13/2017 at 08:58 AM

Did you know that New England had its own vampire hysteria in the late 19th century? 

Welcome Back! Prepare for Practice!

Posted by Library Blog on 01/05/2017 at 10:09 AM

Welcome back!

Ready to start fresh in the Spring semester? Try our Prepare for Practice program!

‘Tis the Season

Posted by Library Blog on 12/16/2016 at 09:08 AM

No matter what holiday you celebrate this winter season (Christmas, Chanukah, Solstice, Kwanza, New Year’s, or none of the above), it can be fun to get out and see lighted holiday displays. Below is a list of places you can go to catch a bit of (free!) seasonal cheer:

Lost & Found

Posted by Library Blog on 12/09/2016 at 09:25 AM

December 9th, 2016 is Lost & Found Day! This obscure holiday is a great reminder to search for any personal belongings we have lost over the year.

A good place to check for lost items is your local lost and found center. For example, the Library is the lost and found center for the law school.

Fans, Umbrellas, and Crayons! Oh my!

Posted by Library Blog on 12/02/2016 at 02:33 PM

As finals kick into gear, you may be spending more time inside the library. Did you know that you can check out more than books and study room keys?

UmbrellasFans – We all know the temperature this time of year can be unpredictable. If you find yourself getting a little toasty in a study room, check out a fan for a little cool down!

The Library as a Quiet Space

Posted by Library Blog on 11/22/2016 at 01:55 PM

Laura Miller, a journalist, once wrote, “one of the most precious resources libraries offer their patrons is simple quiet.” She also wrote “librarians are highly skilled, well-educated and socially aware” so here at the Legal Beagle we are inclined to believe her!

#TurkeyPardon2016

Posted by Library Blog on 11/17/2016 at 09:26 AM

TurkeysThe Washington Post once called the annual tradition of having the US President pardon a turkey, the “dumbest” tradition. Here at the Legal Beagle, we think it is an odd but educational tradition.

RWU Law Digital Library Training

Posted by Library Blog on 11/11/2016 at 02:10 PM

Missed the first session of training for the RWU Law Digital Library?

It is not too late! On Wednesday, November 16, the Law Library will be hosting the second session of training on our new RWU Law Digital Library providing titles from LexisNexis.