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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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A Brand New Lexis

Have you logged in to Lexis today?  Don’t worry, you’re not going crazy–this is not your Daddy’s Lexis (even if he just graduated from law school in May).  This morning marks the unveiling of a completely redesigned Lexis Advance interface. … Continue reading

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Citing to Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext Using ALWD & Bluebook

A recurring issue we’ve seen at the reference desk is a student who wants to use ALWD or the Bluebook to cite to a resource located in Bloomberg Law (BLaw), Lexis Advance (LA) or WestlawNext (WLN).  The reason this has become a … Continue reading

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New Databases from the Library

The Library has added two new databases that students will want to acquaint themselves with as they prepare to look for jobs and get ready to practice: Law360 and Fastcase. Law360 is a collection of subject-specific legal news databases that covers a … Continue reading

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