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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    True Crime

    Have you ever heard of the website Websleuths ? It is a forum-based (think: reddit) internet community which uses swarm intelligence to crowd source true crime detective work. While many of (if not

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    Love your Library!

    The week of April 8-14 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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    Law School Mental Health Day

    If there is one universal fact we all know, it is this: law school is hard. This upcoming Wednesday, March 28th, is National Mental Health Day at law schools nationwide. This day of awareness was

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    Gender & Sexuality Law Book Display

    This month the library is highlighting books on gender and sexuality law with a new book display! The last two decades have seen drastic increases in discussion and research on the topics of gender

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    BNA Health Law Resource Center

    Interested in learning more about health law? Want to keep up with the latest developments on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other health-related legislation? Through the Law Library, you can

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    Focus on Library Resources: Corporate Counsel Profiler

    Research is not only important to your Legal Practice assignments but it is also important for your job search! One research tool available to you through the library is the Corporate Counsel Profiler

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    Presidential Research and Trivia

    This upcoming Monday, February 19th is President’s Day! And what’s the best way to spend this holiday? By doing presidential themed trivia, of course! Here are a few questions to get you started: Who

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    Highlighting Business Research Resources

    As members of the Roger Williams University community, the students at the law school have access to a trove of business research resources. RWU is home to the Mario J. Gabelli School of Business

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    Thurgood Marshall Display in the Library

    When Thurgood Marshall was a kid and acted up in class, his teacher punished him by banishing him from class and forcing him to read the Constitution. (Wow. That backfired!) Thurgood Marshall grew up