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.

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    Current Events and Current Awareness

    As an attorney, an important skill or practice is staying abreast of legal and non-legal trends, news, and current events. It is critical to be aware of changes in the law, new ways in which laws are

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    Renewable Energy? I’m a big FAN!

    Did you know that wind energy provides over 20% of the electricity in some states? The National Park Service website briefly describes the process by which this energy is made as, “onshore wind

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    Welcome Back!

    It is a new year and a new decade, at least according to some, but the library is still here to help you with your study and research needs. Some highlights of what’s coming this semester: Classes for

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    The holiday season is upon us again! This year, instead of focusing on solely on Christmas, we want to share some holiday traditions that take place throughout the world. Let’s start in Europe! In

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    Remembering to Take a Breath!

    While this season is generally associated with gratitude and peace, around law schools this time of year is associated with stress and exams. It can be a difficult time for law students and those that

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    Exam Time Reminders!

    Once again, exam time is right around the corner. Be sure to caffeinate, meditate, and be polite to your fellow students! While studying in the library, please remember that sound travels across the

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    Researching Companies

    RWU Law students have access to a wealth of legal and non-legal resources. Because RWU is home to the AACSB International-accredited Mario J. Gabelli School of Business, law students have access to a

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    Thanksgiving & the Law

    One of the library staff’s favorite holiday pastimes is finding the nexus between law and the holidays. While there are several ways that Thanksgiving is related to law, the one we are choosing to

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    HeinOnline’s JFK Assassination Collection

    President John F. Kennedy was killed on November 22, 1963. Almost 30 years later, the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 directed the National Archives and Records

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    What is Title IX?

    Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 is a federal law that states, "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of