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Free Screening of RBG Documentary

On November 27, Chicago-Kent Society of Women in Law and the Chicago-Kent Law Library are hosting a free screening of RBG: the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Documentary. See schedule details and ticket links below.

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2018 Summer and Post-Grad Access to Westlaw, Lexis & Bloomberg

  Can you access your Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg accounts over the summer?  What about after graduation?  The answer to both is yes, but with some restrictions for Westlaw and for graduates.  See below for more information.

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Student Organization Services

Did you know the library offers services for our student organizations that range from event photography to hosting the law review and other journals? With new leadership coming on board at the end of the semester, here are a few of the … Continue reading

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Online Word Guide for Formatting Appellate Briefs

Need some help formatting your appellate brief?  Emily Barney and Debbie Ginsberg are around during the day on Thursday and Friday. If you need help in the evenings or weekends, we’ve collected online materials – guides, videos, sample documents, and handouts – to … Continue reading

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What we did over break – Librarians during the intersession

Over the break, our librarians didn’t get much of a rest. We were active in several intersession courses – teaching research, explaining technology, and even documenting our classes for social media. 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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Orientation Week 2015

Chicago-Kent College of Law’s 1L Orientation Week 2015 is officially upon us, and that means that a new batch of inquisitive minds have re-entered the building and the library.  A full slate of activities and programs have been hosted in the … Continue reading

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Library Services for Alumni

Did you know that Chicago-Kent Alumni still have access to many of the law library’s resources, even after graduation? Whether you’ve been assigned your first big research assignment and don’t know where to start, or you need to locate an obscure journal or treatise, the law library and its knowledgeable staff will always be here to help. Continue reading

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Librarians in the Classroom

Research librarians at the IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law played key roles in an intensive, seven-day intersession course in January designed to simulate real-life, collaborative work at a busy law firm. The course, Problem Solving Skills for Lawyers, was taught … Continue reading

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New Students (and Old Ones, too): Take Advantage of the Library’s Access to the New York Times

Welcome, incoming Chicago-Kent 1Ls (and welcome back, returning students).  If you’d like free access to the New York Times (and who wouldn’t?), take advantage of the Chicago-Kent Law Library’s subscription. The process is simple: To access the library’s subscription, first create an account using … Continue reading

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