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A haiku due by/ November 15th 2015/ Apple store gift card

  From the ABA website: Take a break from your studies and write a haiku for a chance to win prizes.  A haiku is an unrhymed Japanese poem.  Haikus consist of three lines and a total of 17 syllables.  The first line has five syllables, the second seven, and the third five.  Themes Recent U.S. …Read the Rest

Cite Checking Help from the Law Library

Congratulations to all the new 2L associate editors of the Journal of International Law, Health Matrix, Journal of Law Technology, &, the Arts, and the Case Western Reserve Law Review. The library is here to help you find sources efficiently and effectively. Librarians with at least 100 years combined source-finding experience are available to help you …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

Taking Care of our Books – Your Help Needed

Please do not write in, or leave post-it notes or paper clips in the library books. Recently a case reporter was found in the library stacks with many post-it-notes, paper clips and writing on the pages. Clearly, someone was working hard to understand the reasoning of the case. We applaud that work, however, cannot applaud the …Read the Rest

Saturday Reference Service

The Judge Ben C. Green Law Library is pleased to continue offering reference assistance on Saturday afternoons during the Spring semester, with the exception of Spring Break and holiday weekends. A law reference librarian will cover the desk from noon-5 (with a brief break that will be posted at the desk) to answer in-person and …Read the Rest

Orientation “score cards” and contest

Entering 1Ls, make sure you look for the yellow “Law Library & IT Orientation Essentials” handout in your orientation packet! This is a ‘scorecard’ that asks you to visit certain places and people, and do certain tasks, that are essential to your success in law school. Some are library or IT “housekeeping” that it will …Read the Rest