Author Archives: Anne Burnett

About Anne Burnett

Foreign and International Law Librarian

UN Launches New “United Nations iLibrary”

The United Nations just launched its new iLibrary, described as a “comprehensive global search, discovery, and dissemination platform for digital content created by the United Nations.” Although much UN content is currently available at different UN sites, this provides a … Continue reading

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Human Rights Day 2015

On December 10, 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.* Since this date in 1950, the UN and other human rights organizations have observed Human Rights Day. The UN is devoting this year’s Human … Continue reading

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Celebrate Europe Day with German & English Candies at Reference

The European Union celebrates Europe Day on May 9 to commemorate the 1950 Schuman Declaration proposing consolidated European coal and steel industries, binding the member nations so closely together that renewed war would be unthinkable. The Schuman Declaration is considered … Continue reading

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Reading for Fun?

Law School exams end today here at the University of Georgia, and we hope our students will enjoy a wonderful break and indulge in much pleasure reading. Wait. Pleasure reading? What’s that? If you find yourself highlighting in three colors … Continue reading

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HeinOnline Provides Access by “Collection Type”

HeinOnline now offers such a variety of collections that the A-Z list has become a bit unwieldy. Hurray for the new arrangement by Collection Type! This option groups like collections together. For example, the numerous Foreign & International Law resources … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to the United Nations

Today marks the anniversary of the UN Charter’s 1945 entry into force, celebrated since 1948 as United Nations Day. For those of you in New York, a celebratory special concert featuring pianist Lang Lang and special guest Sting will take … Continue reading

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Happy Europe Day!

The European Union celebrates Europe Day today to commemorate the 1950 Schuman Declaration proposing consolidated European coal and steel industries, binding these  nations so closely together that renewed war would be unthinkable. The Schuman Declaration is considered to be the … Continue reading

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