|Black History Month in the Law Library
for our display honoring Black History Month in the Carl Sanders Reading
Room right next to the doors to the Annex. The display was curated by 3L Rachel Caldwell along with Law Library Circulation staff
members Marie Mize and Jim StipeMaas.
the display you will find numerous books (yes, they are available for checkout!) as well as information on History Makers in Georgia, in Athens, at UGA, and at UGA Law.
Scan the QR Codes in the display with your phone or go to our History Makers: Black History Month Guide to access even more information about these important figures.
Bloomberg Law reps will conduct several 45-50 minute training sessions on their legal and business resources database on the following dates:
11:30 Classroom A
12:30 Classroom A
2:30 Classroom J
11:30 Classroom B
12:30 Classroom B
2:30 Classroom B
Law students have access to Bloomberg Law, but note that you need to attend
one of these sessions in order to receive your password. Be the first kid on your block with a password to this rich database! More about Bloomberg Law.
|New Hein Database: American Indian Law
of the best features of our Hein Online service is that it contains materials
not available in any other service. A good example is the new collection of
American Indian Law which contains over 800 titles. In addition
to court decisions and administrative law rulings, the collection contains:
• Unique legislative histories
• Indian Reorganization Act, P. L. 73-383 (1934)
• Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, P. L. 92-203 (1971)
• Historic treatises and notable works
• Statutory Compilation of the Indian Law Survey. A Compendium
of Federal Laws and Treaties Relating to Indians
• Indian Affairs, Laws and Treaties, Vols 1-7 (Laws: Compiled to Dec. 1, 1902-1971)
• Constitutions, acts, and by-laws of numerous tribes
• Constitution and Laws of the Cherokee Nation: Passed at Tahlequah
• Constitution and Laws of the Choctaw Nation
There are a number of browse options at the top of the collection homepage
including legislative histories, CFR Title 25, US Code Title 25, and scholarly
articles. This collection also benefits from the sophisticated search options
found in Hein Online and all of the documents are PDF images.
|Upcoming Lunch-n-Learn Programs
|Join the Law Library for pizza and knowledge at these upcoming sessions:
Thursday, February 16, 12:30-1:00pm, Classroom B
Legal Citation Without Fear: Owning the Bluebook
Student Services Librarian Maureen Cahill will provide practical Bluebooking tips for 1Ls in the process of drafting briefs.
Monday, February 27, 12:30-1:00pm, Classroom B
Foreign and International Law Librarian Anne Burnett will provide tips for
increasing the efficiency and effectiveness of your "terms and connectors"
searches in a variety of databases.
|20-Minute Tune-Up Sessions
the request of law students, the Law Librarians are now offering several
"mini-sessions" each semester on practice-oriented resources such as BNA, Hein Online,
and CCH Intelliconnect.
Come to one or more of our upcoming 20-minute sessions and impress employers with your knowledge of these resources!
Monday, February 13 at 2:30pm in Classroom I: Hein Online: it's more than law reviews!
Monday, March 5 at 3:30pm in Classroom I: Hein Online: it's more than law reviews!
In March and April we'll cover CCH (including Kluwer Arbitration) and BNA (times and locations TBA).
of the Month: Ruca
month's Law Dawg is Ruca, who shares a home with 3L Meghan Plantz. Ruca enjoys long walks on the beach, chasing squirrels, and eating human food.
Law School Community: Please send your Law Dawg
submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org
and remember that
your cats, birds, fish, horses, and more are all Law Dawgs!
|See the Law Dawgs on our
Library with a View
also find legal
research tips, links to breaking legal news stories,
and fun tidbits
on a variety of topics.