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Library News: Week of April 4, 2016

Posted by Library Blog on 04/01/2016 at 01:29 PM

Motivation & Stress Reduction

Fun with the Search for Aliens

Posted by Library Blog on 03/23/2016 at 01:46 PM

According to Examiner.com, March 20th was Extraterrestrial Abductions Day.

The idea:

Having never heard of this “holiday” and having no idea how one might celebrate it, the Legal Beagle decided to see what would happen if one looked up the same concept in multiple databases. Would Lexis Advance, Westlaw and Bloomberg Law all agree on what case is the “leading case” on this topic?

The strategy:

Library News: Week of March 28, 2016

Posted by Library Blog on 03/23/2016 at 01:14 PM

Certification Class: Alternatives to Lexis and Westlaw

Motivation & Inspiration

Posted by Library Blog on 03/16/2016 at 01:49 PM

Congrats! You have nearly made it to Spring!

Library News: Week of March 21, 2016

Posted by Library Blog on 03/15/2016 at 02:49 PM

Certification Class: MS Excel PowerTips

Patrick’s Day

Posted by Library Blog on 03/11/2016 at 09:43 AM

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, we wanted to highlight some notable Patrick’s (and Patricia’s) in American Legal History. If you think we missed a noteworthy Patrick, or two, feel free to email the Legal Beagle at lawlibraryhelp@rwu and we can consider him (or her) for next year’s blog.

Patricia Hearst:

Library News: Week of March 14, 2016

Posted by Library Blog on 03/11/2016 at 09:22 AM

Certification Class: Capture Everything with Evernote

Alternative Spring Break’s Biggest Year Yet!

Posted by Brittani Mulholland on 03/04/2016 at 11:22 AM

[This blog was cowritten with ASB coordinator, 2L Trevor Bernard.]

ASB 2016 Pre-Trip Orientation

Lexis, Westlaw, & Bloomberg Law Student Representatives

Posted by Library Blog on 03/04/2016 at 09:51 AM

The workers you see at the library circulation desk are not the only students at work in the library. Bloomberg Law, Westlaw, and Lexis all employ RWU Law students to represent their products and to be available at the school to help answer student research questions.

Westlaw

The RWU School of Law student representative for Westlaw is Krystal Amaral. She is generally available for questions:

Library News: Week of March 7, 2016

Posted by Library Blog on 03/04/2016 at 09:25 AM

Alternative Spring Break

Enjoying your Spring break by working for a worthy cause? Don’t forget the librarians and library are here if you have research questions.

Spring Break Hours