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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    Tips for Finals

    Good news: The semester is almost over and summer is just around the corner! Bad news: That means it is exam time. The end of the semester is always filled with studying and outlining and stress. The

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    Literature (and Poetry) & Law

    Law and literature, according to Black’s Law Dictionary , is: 1. Traditionally, the study of how lawyers and legal institutions are depicted in literature; esp., the examination of law-related fiction

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    National Library Week!

    Next week, April 7-13, is National Library Week ! National Library Week is the one week a year that we stop and appreciate all things library-related. Here at the RWU Law Library we will be taking

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    Tax Law Research for Beginners

    One thing that divorce law, estate planning law, corporate law, and international law all have in common is taxes. Knowing how to start a tax law research project can be helpful in a number of law

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    Law School and Mental Health

    If there is one universal fact we all know, it is this: law school is hard. To help address the everyday needs of the RWU Law community, the law school has a Student Wellness page on the law school

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    The History of Impeachment in the United States

    When people talk about impeachment they often do so in a politically charged way. In this post we are presenting non-partisan information about the history of U.S. impeachment for your consideration.

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    Visual Learning

    Not everyone learns the same way. Some are auditory learners that learn best when hearing information, others are reading/writing learners who prefer to interact with words on a page. Some are

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    Do You Know Lynda?

    Lynda.com was the brainchild of Lynda Weinman who is known by some as the “ mother of the Internet .” Lynda started teaching web design in 1993 and in 1995 launched a website where students could go

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    What Does the D.C. in Washington, D.C. Stand For?

    Our library likes to celebrate holidays. It adds a bit of cheer to everyone’s day. We decorate the circulation desk for celebrations like Halloween, National Library Week, and Graduation. It is a bit

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    Researching Treaties

    Black’s Law Dictionary defines a treaty as “an agreement formally signed, ratified, or adhered to between two countries or sovereigns; an international agreement concluded between two or more states