Category Archives: In the Building

What’s actually happening in Hirsch Hall, Rusk Hall, and the Law Library; including projects that are noisy or messy, changes in hours, or closures.

Lunch & Learn: Tidying Up Your Digital Life

The library is hosting a lunch and learn at noon tomorrow (Wednesday) in classroom C titled “Tidying Up: Knowledge Management in Law School & Beyond“. Law Librarian Amy Taylor will deliver this session which is sure to provide tips and … Continue reading

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Hooray for Public Domain Day!

On January 1, 2019, for the first time in 40 years, a large body of copyright-protected works entered the public domain. And now, every year going forward, the public domain will grow as more become available for anyone to use. … Continue reading

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LexisNexis Table Tips this Thursday

LexisNexis is one of the many databases available to you as a law student that is also among the most common sites used by legal professionals.  In addition to legal encyclopedias, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, federal and state cases, statutes and … Continue reading

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Library Hours, Books & Movies for MLK Weekend

By Marie Mize & David Rutland The library will have different hours this weekend and Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Saturday and Sunday we are open 8 am to 9 pm Monday we are open 12 … Continue reading

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On Reserve Podcast Episode 5: Public Domain

In this episode Metadata Services Librarian Rachel Evans interviews Research & Copyright Services Law Librarian Stephen Wolfson. They discuss the growth of the public domain on January 1, 2019 including the 1998 law that added 20 years to copyrights which would have expired … Continue reading

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23 from ’23: Celebrating the Growth of the Public Domain with Digital Exhibits & Silent Film Screenings

A large number of movies, books, songs, and paintings from 1923 entered the public domain on Tuesday  January 1, 2019. For more information as to why plus a list of resources listen to our recent podcast episode about the public … Continue reading

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What to Watch this Christmas

You may be searching for what to watch during Christmas. Below we have gathered three of our favorite DVDs from the law library collection you might consider checking out. We will be open until Friday December 21st. For more ideas … Continue reading

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