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Plan Ahead for Your ProQuest Research Database Use– Service Alert for Sat., March 12, 2016

If you are planning to do all night research this Saturday-Sunday, you may want to re-think that idea, if you plan on using ProQuest databases. Beginning Saturday, March 12, 2016, 10:00 p.m. (ET) and ending by Sunday, March 13, 2016, 7:00 a.m. (ET), the following ProQuest research databases will be down for required service: The …Read the Rest

Loislaw Treatise Libraries Now on Fastcase

The majority of Loislaw’s Treatises Libraries are now on Fastcase! Wolters Kluwer (WK) coordinated the transfer with Fastcase to move Loislaw’s important treatise collection. Fastcase’s smarter legal research tools will be an enhancement to these titles because Loislaw’s interface and search was rather primitive. Access was added automatically to the Case Western Reserve Law Library’s …Read the Rest

ProQuest Databases: Critical Service Alert Saturday Evening, February 13, 2016

  ProQuest Research Databases will be down Saturday, February 13, 2016, starting at 10:00 P.M., EDT, and will last until 4:00 A.M. This will affect many ProQuest Databases that are available campus-wide, including: ProQuest Congressional Hearings ProQuest Congressional, including the U.S. Serial Set ProQuest Legislative Insight ProQuest Regulatory Insight ProQuest Statistical Insight ProQuest Platform (search.proquest.com) …Read the Rest

Lex Machina & Lexis Machinations

On November 23, 2015, Lexis announced that it had acquired Lex Machina (and its entire staff), which had been marketing itself for $30-$35 million. The sale price was not disclosed. The Law Library recently added the free resources available from Lex Machina to our CWRU Law Library Research Databases list. Law schools can access the …Read the Rest

Kanopy: New Streaming Service Available on Campus

Kelvin Smith Library recently added Kanopy Streaming Service to the campus wide access databases. Kanopy provides many documentary films that CWRU faculty use frequently in classes. What is special about Kanopy is that faculty can embed films into their Blackboard courses, show them in class, and opt to create playlists of clips. We can all watch …Read the Rest

Zeitgeist: Protecting Cultural Heritage

In the past month, a number of efforts to preserve the remains of damaged cultural heritage sites have been in the news and in a program in the Law School. Professor Dale Nance hosted a showing of, The Rape of Europa (2006), a documentary showing how the Nazis systematically took or destroyed the art of …Read the Rest