Category Archives: Just News

All the interesting stuff that doesn’t seem to belong in any other category.

Historic City of Athens Police/Mayor’s Court Records Now In Digital Library of Georgia

Earlier today the Digital Library of Georgia announced the availability of a new historic documents collection: the City of Athens Police/Mayor’s Court Records. According to the press release: “The digital collection consists of eight bound dockets dating from 1902 to … 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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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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Holiday Library Hours

With exams over and the new year just around the corner, the library hours are shifting once again. We will be open the rest of this week, but closed the entire week of Christmas. For full hours visit: http://www.law.uga.edu/library-hours-operation MONDAY … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again

Long before fake news, there was false news. Law library director Carol Watson has published Information Literacy in a Fake/False News World: An Overview of the Characteristics of Fake News and its Historical Development. It’s a fascinating look at the ways … Continue reading

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Emergency Preparedness Resources

With Hurricane Michael on the horizon, it is a great time to refresh yourself with Emergency resources, including those for Severe or Inclement Weather. Don’t get too worried! Prepare but do not despair. UGA has an excellent article on strategies … Continue reading

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Events at the Law Library Today: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month & Learn About Blockchain

This morning from 8:15 to 10 am, stop by the front of the library for a free breakfast hosted by the Hispanic Law Student Association to celebrate Hispanic and Latino American culture, heritage, and contributions. The HLSA is also hosting a $500 trivia contest. At the … Continue reading

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