Library Blog

The weekly library blog contains news, research resources, and information about library events. To view archived copies of library newsletters and blogs from 1996 to present, visit Docs@RWU.

  • Success - go get it. Written on a chalkboard

    Supporting the RWU Law Clinical Programs

    Experiential education is a touchstone of the work done at RWU Law. As librarians, we talk about “just in time” research instruction—learning about research tools and conducting research using these

  • Book cover. "Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing" - Benjamin Franklin

    Formalized Legal Curiosity

    The book Dust Tracks on a Road (ebook available at the University Library) is the autobiography of Black female American thinker and writer Zora Neale Hurston. In this 1942 work the author states,

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    “Roger That”

    “Roger That” might sound familiar to you. You may have heard or read this phrase watching or reading something concerning World War II. During World War II, the main form of communication was through

  • Welcome Back!

    Welcome (Back) Students, Faculty, and Staff!

    The RWU Law Library staff warmly welcomes our incoming 1Ls and returning 2Ls and 3Ls. We are excited to have students back in the building with us! We also welcome back our colleagues back on campus

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    Waterfire and Riverfire!

    Legal Beagle wants to set the scene: people stroll the streets of Providence, almost 2/3 a mile of rivers are aglow with fire, gondolas glide along, music and the crackle of the fire fill the air. In

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    Rhode Island Beaches

    It’s summer time in Rhode Island and the Legal Beagle is ready to hit the beach with a picnic, iced coffee, and a beach chair! The Beagle may be found in said chair, in a few inches of water with a

  • Fish and Chips food truck.

    Food Trucks!

    The Legal Beagle is hungry! Did you know Rhode Islanders LOVE food? Rhode Island is home to some of the best eats anywhere and a great way to sample the deliciousness is food trucks. The variety is

  • Railroad tracks

    Rail Explorers

    Hello again from the Legal Beagle! Did you know that Rhode Island has spectacular coastline? One truly unique way to see stunning views of Narragansett Bay is to go on a Rail Explorers tour! The Legal