New in the Library: More ABA Specialty Publications Now Available on HeinOnline

Posted by Library Blog on 09/11/2015 at 01:21 PM

Over 90 ABA periodicals are now available on HeinOnline. HeinOnline is an expansive resource which provides access to many specialty publications. Now the ABA Journal, Student Lawyer, and TYL Magazine are among those offerings.

Vaccine Nation by Elena Conis

Posted by Library Blog on 09/04/2015 at 11:57 AM

Have you ever wondered why vaccines are so often a very trendy topic of discussion on Facebook, Twitter, the news and talk shows? A new book at the law library may help answer this question.

Who invented the FAQ page?

Posted by Library Blog on 08/28/2015 at 11:11 AM

We are all familiar with website FAQ pages. According to the Oxford English Dictionary’s website, “The term was originally associated with the Usenet discussion system, and has been attributed to Eugene N.

Success in Law School: The Collection

Posted by Library Blog on 08/20/2015 at 03:09 PM

If you have been in the library in the last two weeks you may have noticed the collection of books being featured atop the Reference shelves. You may have been too busy with the start of classes to pay much attention to these books, but this is your chance to rectify that!

Welcome (Back)!

Posted by Library Blog on 08/13/2015 at 01:06 PM

The RWU Law Library extends a warm welcome to our incoming 1Ls and returning 2Ls and 3Ls.

Enjoy a Beautiful Sunset at Independence Park

Posted by Library Blog on 07/31/2015 at 09:00 AM

Some of the most helpful people who work at the library are the student circulation assistants. Because they are all students themselves, they can be a great resource for finding out about good eats, fun times, and secret study spots.

Spending the Last Days of Summer in Bristol

Posted by Library Blog on 07/20/2015 at 01:51 PM

With the close of the summer session behind us and with the beginning of the Fall semester around the corner, the last few weeks of July are prime time for enjoying all that Bristol has to offer.

Who is Barnaby Evans?

Posted by Library Blog on 07/07/2015 at 03:39 PM

According to his website,, “Barnaby Evans is an artist who works in many media including site-specific sculpture installations, photography, film, garden design, architectural projects, writing and conceptual works.” Rhode Islanders probably know him best for one site-specific sculpture installation in particular, WaterFire.

Newport: Filled with History and Summer Fun

Posted by Library Blog on 06/22/2015 at 11:45 AM

Historically speaking, Newport, RI is filled with fun.

America's Most Patriotic Town

Posted by Library Blog on 06/08/2015 at 09:35 AM

Did you know the nickname of Bristol is America's Most Patriotic Town? This nickname probably does not come as a surprise to any of the residents of the town or to the members of the RWU Law community. No one can stop talking about, looking forward to, bragging about, or planning for the culmination of Bristol’s patriotism, the annual 4th of July celebration.