That's a Trebuchet

by Ted McClure 27. January 2011 16:14

From one of my favorite bloggers, an analysis of the machine used to hurl bales of recreational vegetation across the border from Mexico, at http://customslaw.blogspot.com/2011/01/thats-trebuchet.html.

State of the Union 2011 Trivia

by Sarah Prosory 25. January 2011 12:23

Today President Obama will give the annual State of the Union Address. Here's some trivia about the address:

Watch this awesome video all about the making of the State of the Union Address:

Will you be watching the State of the Union address? It will be on tonight at 7pm here in Arizona.

Tips & Tricks for Success! A 1L Workshop

by Sarah Prosory 24. January 2011 09:39

Attention all incoming 1L's! We have a workshop especially for you! (And any other students who wish to brush up on study skills!) The Law Library wants you to be successful, so we've created a new workshop...Tips & Tricks for Success!

This 30 minute workshop will introduce you to searching effectively with the Law Library's catalog, and show you how to register and use AudioCaseFiles (listen to your cases!!) and CALI (online quizzes to help with your studies!).

A librarian will be available to help you with any other questions you may have (help with Westlaw or Lexis perhaps?) following the workshop.

Join us (click on the dates to RSVP):

An RSVP is helpful but not required. We hope to see you there!! Sealed

As always, if you have any questions feel free to contact us by email or (602) 682-6898! For upcoming workshops this semester visit www.phoenixlaw.edu/libraryworkshops and www.phoenixlaw.edu/librarycalendar.

Good luck with your classes!

Save What You've Written with Mimio!

by Sarah Prosory 24. January 2011 09:07

Writing on the whiteboards in the Law Library study rooms and wishing you could have kept all you’d written? Check out Mimio!* Connected to your laptop, you can record what is written on the whiteboards and save it as a PDF.  More info at www.mimio.com.

*In order to check out Mimio, you need a 15 minute training on how to use it. Interested? Contact Sarah Prosory by email or(602) 682-6824.

Google Scholar Improves Advanced Search

by Sarah Prosory 21. January 2011 12:53

When you don't have a law library that subscribes to Westlaw, LexisNexis, or other databases, Google Scholar is on the path towards being your friend in these times of need.

Read all about Google Scholar's Advanced Search improvement (from Legal Blog Watch).

What other free online sources do you use that are helpful? Comment below!

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