Category Archives: Library Resources

Wall Street Journal – IIT accounts

Learn how you can use your IIT login and CWID to sign up for personal access to the Wall Street Journal and subscribe to email newsletters or alerts. Continue reading

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New York Times Customized Subscriptions

Did you know you have access to a free subscription of the New York Times at Chicago-Kent? Did you know you can customize what news you get via email? In an era of information overload, personalized news alerts and email … Continue reading

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Library Services for Alumni

This past weekend, Chicago-Kent was proud to send yet another class of students into the world of legal practice, armed with the skills and tools that they will need to succeed.  The library would like to congratulate all newly-minted alumni on their … Continue reading

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2017 Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg Law

A summary of the access to Lexis, Westlaw, and Bloomberg that will be offered during the summer of 2017. Continue reading

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Library Services: Websites for Student Organizations & Journals

Chicago-Kent’s student organizations and journals are an excellent example of the diversity of both our legal programs and our student body. They also offer many events and opportunities for students to contribute to our community each year. You can find … Continue reading

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Library Services for Alumni

This past weekend, Chicago-Kent was proud to send yet another class of students into the world of legal practice, armed with the skills and tools that they will need to succeed.  The library would like to congratulate all newly-minted alumni on their … Continue reading

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Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Westlaw, Lexis Advance and Bloomberg Law

As summer approaches, many students and soon-to-be graduates wonder whether they will still have access to their favorite subscription databases over the summer.  Here is a summary of the access that will be offered during the summer of 2016: WestlawNext Continuing … Continue reading

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Three Secret Weapons

You can ask a research librarian a seemingly impossible question and get an answer in minutes.  How?  Well, practice and the ability to remember questions I’ve answered before.  But there’s something else.  Librarians have secret weapons, and today I’m lifting … Continue reading

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Three things to do with a case

So you found a case.  First of all, one hopes that you found this case using a secondary source.  Why?  Why the librarian obsession with secondary sources?  Because secondary sources explain the law.  Judges write cases in large part to … Continue reading

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Form Follows (Legal) Function

It’s the second week of class.  You’ve met your professors, classmates, and the syllabus.  You might be starting in a clinic or continuing with a part-time (or full-time) job.  No matter what these two weeks have introduced you to, there’s … Continue reading

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