Category Archives: Featured Acquisitions

Featuring new resources, print and electronic.

Celebrate 50 Years of Stonewall: Items from the Collection

By David Rutland & Rachel Evans Today marks the fifty year anniversary of riots at Stonewall Inn. On June 28, 1969 members of the LGBTQ community took a stand against law enforcement at the now iconic Greenwich Village bar. Prior … Continue reading

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Legal Graphic Novels from the Collection

By David Rutland & Sharon Bradley For fun and to give you a break from studying, we’re featuring some graphic novels that are in our library’s collection. The term “graphic novel” has been around since the mid 1960s, but there … Continue reading

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Screening of RBG Documentary in the Law Library

To celebrate Women’s History Month the Law Library is hosting another movie event on Friday March 22nd at 2:30 PM. Copyright & Research Services Law Librarian Stephen Wolfson will give an introduction to the 2018 documentary about Ruth Bader Ginsburg, … Continue reading

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Celebrating a History of Rebels: Library Resources for Women & the Law

By Rachel Evans, David Rutland, Marie Mize and Sharon Bradley Stop by the media collection the next time you pass through the reading room. Librarians and staff have worked together to feature a collection of items related to women and … Continue reading

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Civil Rights Items in the Collection

To celebrate Black History Month we have gathered many materials from the collection including biographies, historical event books and documentaries. When searching through the online library catalog, the subject heading “African American Civil Rights History” is the most commonly assigned … Continue reading

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From the Collection: Titles on Women’s Leadership and Women in the Law

“One day in second grade, I was so engrossed in a book that I forgot where I was until the teacher put her hand on my shoulder. Later she told the whole class: ‘Barbara was so interested in reading that … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week 2017: Documentaries

To continue with Banned Books Week, below we’ve compiled a list of documentaries that, while not about banned books specifically, tackle different instances in history where freedom of expression and access to information were fought on a national scale. For more about … Continue reading

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