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SSRN Distribution Break & Forthcoming Improvements

Social Science Research Network (SSRN) has scheduled a mid-year distribution break starting today, Monday, June 29, 2015 though Sunday, July 12, 2015. During the break, SSRN abstracting eJournals will not be distributed. Users should still be able to download, submit and subscribe to eJournals. However, there may be short periods of time when the site …Read the Rest

Stare Decisis in Action: Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment

In case you missed it, SCOTUS provides a solid example of the doctrine of stare decisis in action in its decision announced this week, Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, 576 U.S. ____ (2015). Justice Kagan added some popular entertainment to her majority opinion by interspersing throughout metaphors to “super powers” and a couple of footnotes …Read the Rest

OhioLINK Scheduled Downtime: June 12-June 13, 2015

Access to the following OhioLINK hosted services will be down Friday, June 12, 6pm – Saturday, June 13, 12pm (noon) as OhioLINK moves into its new facility: • OhioLINK website • OhioLINK Central Catalog • Electronic Journal Center (EJC) • Electronic Books Center (EBC) • Digital Resource Commons (DRC) • Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD) …Read the Rest

2015 Summer Access to Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext

Bloomberg Law Non-graduating students (returning students): Access does not change over the summer and there are no academic use restrictions on use. Graduating students: Graduating students will have access to their accounts for 6 months after graduation. If they entered May, 2015 as their graduation date when they signed up, they will have access through …Read the Rest

Westlaw Passwords Must Be Changed

Having trouble accessing Westlaw this month? We’re not surprised. You probably have to change your password. If you try to access Westlaw with an old password, you will be prompted to create a new Westlaw password using the “Forgot My Password” link. Apparently Westlaw posted an ad on the Westlaw home page during the month …Read the Rest

CLKD (CNKI) is Available Now

Users no longer need the temporary login and password to access the Law Library’s subscription to China Legal Knowledge Database (CLKD) (also known as CNKI). It is available again, as of today.