Category Archives: Faculty

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There’s a New Blog in Town

In the 1930s S.R. Ranganathan formulated his five laws of library science: Books are for use. Every reader his / her book. Every book its reader. Save the time of the reader. The library is a growing organism. In 2004 … Continue reading

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All in One Place — Finding Calls for Papers and More

Have you ever noticed that it’s not all that unusual to find several different car dealerships pretty much side by side along a certain stretch of road?  I asked someone once why this was so.  The reason given was that … Continue reading

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Retaining Your Author Rights

If you are submitting your scholarly work during the fall submission period (or at any point in time for that matter), be sure that you retain your author rights to your work.  You want your scholarship disseminated to the widest … Continue reading

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Law Review Online Companions: A Scholarly Publication Opportunity for Faculty & Law Students

If you are searching for an opportunity to publish your scholarly work in a “short form” scale — and a relatively quick publication time frame — a law review online companion may be just the option for you.  The first … Continue reading

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Great Summer Reads 2013

One of the great pleasures of summer is reading a good book on a lazy, sunny afternoon. Here are some recommendations, compiled from the law school faculty. They aren’t necessarily law related, though some are. All are great reads! Prof. … Continue reading

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HeinOnline — Your Law Review and Journal Go-To Resource

I know.  You’ve heard tell of HeinOnline and you’ve wondered what all the fuss is about.  Well, grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and let’s chat a bit about Hein’s ever-growing collection of legal materials — in particular, it’s … Continue reading

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Using PACER to View Federal Court Documents

Public Access to Court Electronic Records, or PACER, is an online service from the federal Judiciary that provides case and docket information from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts. Law students and faculty have free access to PACER for academic … Continue reading

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