Category Archives: Resource Spotlight

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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Resource Spotlight: Faculty Scholarship at UGA Law Library

One of the many purposes of the School of Law’s institutional repository Digital Commons is preserving and promoting the scholarship of our faculty. The repository is part of a larger network of university libraries featuring works which span all niches … Continue reading

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An Early Legal History of Witchcraft

by Rachel Evans, David Rutland, Marie Mize, Sharon Bradley This month marks the anniversary of the start of possibly the most famous witchcraft cases in history: The Salem Witch Trials. In February 1692 an incorrect part-medical/part-spiritual diagnosis was made of young … 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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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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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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