16. November 2011 09:52
Are you working on your AWR? Have you used HeinOnline yet?! Remember, it is the best place to find law review articles & journals!
HeinOnline has a wonderful help wiki that provides numerous help guides, training videos, FAQ, and more! The latest guide is Tim's Tricks: 10 Quick Tips for Using HeinOnline.
Need help with HeinOnline? Contact our reference librarians at firstname.lastname@example.org or (602) 682-6898.
28. October 2011 16:30
Are you writing an AWR? Are you having trouble finding everything you need in Westlaw and Lexis? By now, you have probably already exhausted Westlaw and Lexis in your AWR research.
Come to this workshop to learn about all of the other sources that are available through the library website. Bring your questions! Half of this fifty minute workshop will be a demonstration of research databases, and the other half devoted to answering your specific questions!
See you Friday, November 11th from 12:00 – 12:50pm in the law library computer lab.
14. October 2011 16:17
Looking for legal e-books to read without a time limitation?
Want to find topical books on Constitutional & Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Human Rights Law, Public International law, and other legal topics?
Check out Oxford Scholarship Online!* The Law Library has full-text access to the Law collection, and abstract access to the other collections from several university presses.
*If you're off campus, you will need to log-in with your name and library barcode.
For quick access, use your QR code reader on your smartphone to scan the code:
19. September 2011 12:46
PSL Faculty, Staff, and Students:
Want to see the latest scholarship in your interest areas? Subscribe to SSRN subject-matter eJournals. Many legal scholars post their working papers, drafts, and works accepted for publication on SSRN. EJournals have links to the latest. Issues of eJournals are emailed to you periodically. To set up your subscriptions, from your SSRN User Home:
- in the upper left corner of the page, click on the "Subscriptions" link;
- in the left column of the table, go to "Legal Scholarship Network" and click on the "Click here" link ("Click here to subscribe/unsubscribe to journals in this network.");
- in the list of journal categories, expand "LSN Subject Matter eJournals" by clicking on the arrowhead;
- work your way down the list; click on the check box of a title to subscribe, click on the arrowhead in front of a subcategory to expand it;
- when you are done, click on the "back" button near the bottom of the page.
(If you haven't already set up your SSRN account, see http://researchguides.phoenixlaw.edu/content.php?pid=238209&sid=1965901.)
For more on current awareness, see "Drinking from a Firehose".
15. September 2011 10:49
If you are going to be practicing law in Arizona, remember that the Arizona State Bar has bought access to Fastcase for its members. While not as fancy as Wexis or Lexlaw, it has most of the legal research basics.
Case Law Research Nuts & Bolts [Sep. 22 @ 12pm EST]
Searching for Statutes [Oct. 4 @ 3pm EST]
Fastcase Research Tips [Oct. 12 @ 3pm EST]
Here is their full webinar schedule for the rest of this year.