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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    Researching EDGAR Filings

    EDGAR is the name of a database which provides public access to corporate information at no cost . EDGAR, which stands for the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval system, allows

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    Coastal Resilience

    This month the library is highlighting books on coastal resilience with a new book display! According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s National Ocean Service , coastal

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    Halloween Obsessions and LP Review Sessions!

    Imagine enjoying a nice, leisurely stroll through a haunted corn maze when all of the sudden Jason pops up with a chainsaw, causing you to take a tumble and hurt your ankle. If one of your first

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    Diversity in the Judiciary

    Diversity is foundational to our work at Roger Williams University School of Law and to the work of the US justice system. One of the ways in which diversity impacts justice is in the diversity of the

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    Hands-on Resources: The Law Clinic Series LawGuides

    A funny thing happened on the way to writing this post. When the Legal Beagle came calling for comments on this story, our Associate Law Librarian Lucinda Harrison-Cox saw an opportunity to look at

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    Women in Law

    This October we are celebrating women in law. On October 4th, the Women's Law Society of Roger Williams University School of Law held its annual Women in Robes event . This year the event celebrates

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    Remembering and Preserving Our RWU Law Roots

    The Law School along with the Law Library opened its doors 25 years ago this past August. One hundred and eighty-five brave souls began their study of the law in a new building still being organized.

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    Study Aids at the Library!

    Study Aids at the Library! As mid-terms are quickly approaching, many of you may be in search of study aids. Fear not! The Law Library has a plethora of study aids options. E-Study Aids The Law