Upcoming SRU Workshops 9/16 & 9/17

by Sarah Prosory 16. September 2010 11:10

The week has flown by fast! Here's a listing of what workshops are still available for you to attend this week:

For Lawyering Process 1 students: Introduction to Westlaw & Lexis

  • Thursday 9/16 @ Noon
  • Thursday 9/16 @ 7:40pm
  • Friday 9/17 @ Noon
  • Friday 9/17 @ 1pm
  • Friday 9/17 @ 3pm

For all students: Scholarly Writing:Research Sources and Bluebooking

Writing an AWR? Review research sources and The Bluebook! We'll go over databases such as HeinOnline and LegalTrac.

  • Friday, 9/17 @ 2pm

All workshops are held in the Law Library Computer Lab located on the 2nd floor of the tower.

To RSVP visit: www.phoenixlaw.edu/librarycalendar

HeinOnline August 2010 Updates and Titles Added

by Sarah Prosory 1. September 2010 15:45

Picture source: HeinOnline

HeinOnline has been busy in August! They recently announced additions and updates to several of their online collections. Here is a snapshot of what they've accomplished in August 2010, in the collections the law library subscribes to:

  • 23 libraries updated
  • 14 journals added & 210 updated in the Law Journal Library
  • 19 titles added to Legal Classics
  • 14 titles added to World Trials
  • 3 books added to the Treaties & Agreements Library
  • 2 titles added to U.S Federal Agency Documents, Decisions, and Appeals, including 9/11 Commission Report including Executive Summary
  • 46 titles added to World Constitutions Illustrated

Click here for a detailed list of new titles and updated content.

For more information about HeinOnline, see our previous post describing this excellent database.

Visit our subscription to HeinOnline here. If you're on campus you will be automatically re-directed. If you are off campus, you will be asked for your name and law library barcode number. The Law Library's subscription to HeinOnline is only available to current members of our Phoenix Law community (students, faculty, and staff).

Database of the Month: HeinOnline

by PSL Law Library 11. August 2010 08:53

Picture source: Hein

HeinOnline is an image-based but fully searchable collection of legal publications provided by the William S. Hein & Co., Inc. Most popular is their Law Journal Library which consists of PDF articles from most major law reviews and law journals. Approximately 650 law reviews and journals are included, beginning with the inception date of each publication. Other collections include: US Supreme Court Library, Code of Federal Regulations/Federal Register Library, National Moot Court Competition, and lots more! Visit our library databases page for more information!

Recently, HeinOnline has added a new feature to their database system! They now have a "Did you mean?" spell-check feature.

Hein has added several new features lately, and they announce them on their blog. Read the HeinOnline blog here. You can also visit the many other web 2.0 places HeinOnline has available, such as their Training & Support wiki, Twitter, Facebook, How-To Videos on YouTube, and more!

Happy searching!

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