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Online Arbitration Law Resources

Two useful databases available at the University of Wisconsin Law Library for arbitration law are: Bloomberg/BNA's Labor and Employment Law Resource Center , which focuses on United States labor and employment law resources, and KluwerArbitrati ...

Posted Sep 25, 2013 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Database of Russian Laws -- New English Language Additions

For the past few years, the only access to Russian laws in English for Law Library users has been through Garant , a Russian legislative information service available via LexisNexis. Until recently, the Law Library's other main database of Russ ...

Posted Sep 19, 2013 by Sunil Rao,

New Databases to Expand Your Research Reach

Bills and Resolutions, US (ProQuest Congressional) http://library.law.wisc.edu/eresources/byname.php#B A full text collection of all versions of all US Bills (public and private) and Resolutions since 1789.  ...

Posted Sep 9, 2013 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

New printers in a new spot on the fifth floor. Now accepting Wiscard!

The Law Library has added a second printer on the fifth floor.  The printers are now located in the copy center, on the fifth floor of the library.  You can still pay for printing using the Copy Cards as before, or use your Wisca ...

Posted Sep 3, 2013 by Kristopher Turner

Labor Day Weekend Library Hours

Looking for a great place to jump start your reading assignments over the Labor Day weekend? The UW Law Library will be open on Saturday, August 31 -- Sunday, Sept. 1, from noon to 6 p.m. and on Labor Day from noon to 10 p.m.   Referen ...

Posted Aug 26, 2013 by Cheryl O'Connor

Welcome Class of 2016 and Welcome Back Returning Students

Whether you are looking for a quiet place to read or are already immersed in a research project, we encourage you to become familiar with the UW Law Library's resources, services and staff.  Here are a just a few highlights about library co ...

Posted Aug 26, 2013 by Cheryl O'Connor

Spring Cleaning: Organize & Inventory Your Stuff with Apps

It's spring cleaning time again!  To simplify your life and to organize and catalog your belongings, inventory apps are designed to help get your things in order. Featured below are articles that review several inventory apps for both Apple ...

Posted May 13, 2013 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2013!

Posted May 12, 2013 by Your Law Library Staff, Best Wishes for the Future!

De-stress with a movie from the Law Library!

It goes without saying that Finals can be stressful. One of the best ways to get your mind off of the end of the year tests is to watch a movie. The good news is that the Law Library can provide you with movies to relax as well as a spot to st ...

Posted May 7, 2013 by Kristopher Turner

Resources for Summer Associates

For those of you heading to summer employment as an associate, clerk or intern, expect to spend the majority of your time doing research. Cost-effective, analytical, legal research plays a central role in the practice of law. This article highli ...

Posted May 1, 2013 by Cheryl O'Connor

New Database of Laws from India

The Law Library now subscribes to Manupatra , a database of legal research materials from India. Manupatra includes the full text of cases from the Supreme Court of India, the state High Courts, ...

Posted Apr 24, 2013 by Sunil Rao,

Oxford Handbooks Online -- a New E-Resource Too Good to Miss

The Oxford Handbook series is a highly respected print publication with original, peer-reviewed articles written by renowned scholars covering major disciplines. Recently, the UW Libraries partnered to subscribe to the Oxford Handbooks Online . ...

Posted Apr 18, 2013 by Cheryl O'Connor

Celebrate National Library Week with the UW Law Library

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Posted Apr 15, 2013 by Cheryl O'Connor

COA, POF & Trials : 3 titles you should know

Trial practice is an essential part of legal education as are the resources that enable and enhance your mastery of the practice first as a student and later as a professional and capable attorney.  Three titles you s ...

Posted Apr 10, 2013 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

Law School and Legal Apps for your Iphone and Android

Welcome back!  While you were enjoying your break, the law librarians were busy putting together some great guides to help you take your studies and your career onto your mobile device. Check out the new research guides for legal apps for l ...

Posted Mar 27, 2013 by Kristopher Turner

Tax Apps

Here are a few Apps to help you prepare your taxes.  These Tax Apps are designed to help you fill out your tax forms, get your receipts organized and answer your tax questions.  Some of the Apps are free of charge. Keep in mind that ...

Posted Mar 20, 2013 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

From the Lincoln Collection - Abraham Lincoln : a Biography

This week’s book review is Abraham Lincoln : a Biography by Benjamin Platt Thomas. Published in 1952, and still in print, this one volume biography remains as one of the most definitive, concise, and readable biographies available t ...

Posted Mar 7, 2013 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

Statistical Abstract of the United States

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Posted Feb 25, 2013 by Cheryl O'Connor

Roggensack and Fallone heading to April Supreme Court Election

With 99% of the votes tabulated, April 2 will now feature a choice between incumbent Pat Roggensack and challenger Ed Fallone. Roggensack, with 229,274 votes (approximately 64%) and Fallone, with 106,237 (approximately 30%) both survived the pr ...

Posted Feb 20, 2013 by Kristopher Turner

Health Law Guide

The library has a new guide on Health Law covering books and periodicals on health law, ethics issues, health law cases, laws & regulations, agency decisions, medicare/medicaid, electronic resources, and tips on how to research health law b ...

Posted Feb 11, 2013 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Gun Control and Executive Power

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Posted Jan 29, 2013 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

Welcome back! Let the Law Library help you succeed this semester!

Welcome Back!  The librarians and staff at the Law Library would like to welcome you back for another challenging and rewarding semester.  As you get settled into your classes, now is a good time to get an update on all the great reso ...

Posted Jan 24, 2013 by Kristopher Turner

Article Search

If you regularly use Google or Google Scholar to find information, you will be happy to know there now is a similar search interface on the UW Madison Libraries' website.  Article Search offers a Google-like box to easily locate scholarly ...

Posted Jan 16, 2013 by Cheryl O'Connor

UW Law School Library Text Recycling Progam

As the semester draws to a close and many of us plan on heading home for a well-deserved winter break, remember how you can help out others, recycle your books, or just help out the library.  At the end of the semester last Spring, th ...

Posted Dec 17, 2012 by Kristopher Turner

Book Review: Federal Civil Rules Handbook (2013 edition)

This week’s featured title is the 2013 edition of the Federal Civil Rules Handbook .  You can find it on Reserve behind the Circulation Desk at: KF8816 A193. One of the major highlights to this new edition is the inclusion and discuss ...

Posted Dec 12, 2012 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

Legal Ethics and Cloud Computing Resources

Internet-bases services are a useful tool for lawyers in a mobile environment, but those services do not come without risks.   Several states have already written ethics opinions regarding the legal profession's duty to show reasonablenes ...

Posted Dec 5, 2012 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Extended Hours & Restricted Access

With final exams just around the corner, the UW Law Library's "extended hours" start Sunday, Nov. 25 through Thursday, Dec. 20.  During these dates, the library opens daily at 8:00 a.m and closes at midnight. And be sure to have a green Gar ...

Posted Nov 19, 2012 by Cheryl O'Connor

Recent A.L.R.6th Annotations

The A.L.R.6th is the newest series from the American Law Reports family of reporters. Besides the usual references to cases, statutes, and regulations which accompany every annotatio ...

Posted Nov 13, 2012 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

Entertainment & Copyright Law

The Law Library's online Copyright Law guide has recently been updated and features information on copyright law basics, how to find treatises on copyright law, links to major copyright laws and legislation, case law, international copyright, ...

Posted Nov 10, 2012 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Media, Music and Copyright Law

  If you are beginning your research on copyright law, the law library has a guide that will help you, Copyright Law .  This guide features basic legal material on copyright law,

Posted Nov 8, 2012 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

World Constitutions Illustrated (Hein Online)

Hein Online's World Constitutions Illustrated (WCI) is a comprehensive and authoritative resource for researching the constitutional law of countries around the world.WCI brings together constitutional texts, related documents, books, articles ...

Posted Oct 24, 2012 by Sunil Rao,

Procedural Timetable : A Chronology

The following procedural timetable comes from West’s American Jurisprudence Pleading and Practice Forms Annotated (Reference KF8836 A45). The opening reads “Listed below are the principal procedural steps in chrono ...

Posted Oct 18, 2012 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

Researching Legal Topics

   Researching Legal Topics is designed to help law students with their writing projects.   This guide includes tabs on how to find a topic, how to narrow a topic, and where to go to find secondary resources in print a ...

Posted Oct 12, 2012 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

First Monday in October

Meeting on the first Monday in October as required by statute, the United States Supreme Court launched into its 2012-2013 term this week.  From affirmative action at the University of Texas to gay marriage, there are some controversial ...

Posted Oct 3, 2012 by Cheryl O'Connor

Juricaf: Researching Case Law in French-Speaking Countries

Juricaf is a free, searchable, francophone database of primarily Supreme Court decision from over 40 countries. It was developed in partnership with the Université Paris I and with the support of the International Organisation de La Francopho ...

Posted Sep 27, 2012 by Sunil Rao,

What's New at the Law Library?

Curious about what new books the Law Library has recently added to the collection?  Wondering what cutting-edge topic could be the subject of your next paper?  There are two really easy ways to keep current with what’s new at t ...

Posted Sep 17, 2012 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

iPad Applications for Lawyers, Law Faculty and Law Students

Congratulations on the purchase of your new iPad.  Are you beginning to ask yourself, "now what?"  If so, check out our newest library guide: iPad Applications for Lawyers, Law Faculty and Law Students. This guide features mostly fr ...

Posted Sep 13, 2012 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Welcome New Students & Welcome Back Returning Students!

Looking for a quiet place to jump start your reading assignments over the Labor Day weekend? The UW Law Library will be open on Saturday, Sept. 1 -- Sunday, Sept. 2, from noon to 6:00 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 3, from noon to 10:00 p.m.  Refer ...

Posted Aug 31, 2012 by Cheryl O'Connor

Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 2012!!

        

Posted May 1, 2012 by Your Law Library Staff, Best Wishes for the Future!

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals

HeinOnline recently introduced its version of Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals (IFLP). IFLP is a multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in hundreds of legal journals published worldwide.IFLP can be used to research sc ...

Posted Apr 26, 2012 by Sunil Rao,

Google Scholar Advanced for Legal Research : Practice Tips

Practice Tips Using Google Schola r for legal research is a quick way to pull up full text cases or law reviews, but did you know that you you can also use it for more complex legal research using the advanced features?   Advance ...

Posted Apr 14, 2012 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Update to Wisconsin Jury Instructions - Civil (2012)

The Wisconsin Jury Instructions - Civil have now been in publication for 52 years.  For nearly every year since their inception in 1960, the Wisconsin Jury Instructions - Civil have been updated by the Wisconsin Civil Jury Instruction Comm ...

Posted Mar 21, 2012 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

Using Blogs for Current Awareness and Branding

Blogs make it easy to stay current and connected with all the latest developments in the practice of law.  The blogging trend started nearly ten years ago and continues to be a popular resource for current awareness.  Blogs are Web pag ...

Posted Mar 14, 2012 by Cheryl O'Connor

Congressional Research Service Reports Available Online

Congressional Research Service (CRS) Reports are issue reports by a congressional think tank that provide detailed reports to members of congress.  Direct public access is not provided by the (CRS) and the Federal Depository Library System ...

Posted Mar 2, 2012 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

Introduction to Basic Legal Citation (online edition 2011)

The question is often asked “Is there an online version of the Bluebook?”  The answer is “yes.”  However, it’ll cost you.  Pricing begins at $32 a year presently.FOR FREE, you might consider trying Introduction to Basic ...

Posted Feb 14, 2012 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian

Statistical Databases

Statistical facts can support arguments as evidence or can be used to generate policy discussions. Enhance the quality of your next research project using statistics from these two authoritative resources in the UW Madison Database Library. ProQ ...

Posted Feb 2, 2012 by Cheryl O'Connor

Reference Librarians are Ready to Help You with Your Research

As assignments begin to accumulate, now is the time to contact the reference staff at the Law Library for legal research assistance. Our friendly and experienced staff can help you to refine your research and locate library mat ...

Posted Jan 26, 2012 by Jenny Zook, Reference Librarian

i.Lex: The Legal Research System for International Law in U.S. Courts

Note to Readers: This is a re-publication of an articlepreviously submitted on 12/1. This version includesa "Note," at the very end of the article, identifyingsome limitations of I.lex with respect to document retrieval. If you're looking for l ...

Posted Dec 15, 2011 by Sunil Rao,

Getting Ready for Law School Finals

As you prepare for finals, here is a handy list of library tips and reminders.  Extended Hours - The Law Library opens at 8:00 a.m. and closes at midnight through Thursday, Dec. 22.  During exam periods, access to the Law Library is ...

Posted Dec 8, 2011 by Cheryl O'Connor

Evidence : the Objection Method

This week I’d like to introduce the book:Evidence : the Objection Method / Dennis D. Prater ... [et al.].4th edition.  New Providence, NJ : LexisNexis, c2011.Location:  KF8934 E84 2011The library gets in numerous books every week.&n ...

Posted Dec 7, 2011 by Eric Taylor, Evening Reference Librarian


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