Category Archives: E-Resources

JMLS Institutional Repository Growing

Read law review articles published nationwide by our faculty from the John Marshall Institutional Repository. Launched two months ago, the IR has been quite a success! To date, we’ve uploaded nearly 350 article PDFs, and most are available for full-text download. For those that aren’t, we provide citation information. The JMLS Institutional Repository promises to…
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Introducing Bloomberg Law – Join us for lunch on Oct 22.

Students and faculty at JMLS now have access to Bloomberg Law.   You may be familiar with Bloomberg’s financial and news services, but with last year’s acquisition of BNA, Bloomberg is now a full service legal research platform.  Bloomberg Law provides access to primary legal materials (cases, statutes and regulations) in addition to its own citator…
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Electronic books now available

JMLS students, faculty and staff now have access to thousands of e-books.   Users can locate e-books by searching the library catalog, where search results now include both print and electronic books. The e-books can be viewed in a web browser; no e-reader (Kindle, Nook, etc.) is required.    Users can also download the books to be…
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Index to Legal Periodicals now available via EBSCOhost

The Index to Legal Periodicals, previously available through the WilsonWeb platform, is now available through EBSCOhost.  What does this mean for you?  You can now search for legal and non-legal articles in the same place! The library subscribes to EBSCOhost for the popular Academic Search Complete, a comprehensive database featuring scholarly articles  from a wide…
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Library Mobile Site

The JMLS Library now has a mobile web site with hours, help, and our library catalog. You can access it at http://catalog.jmls.edu with your mobile device, or scan the QR code pictured here. The Search box takes you right to our library catalog, where you can find out what we have in our collection. You…
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Audio resources available at the library

Last week we introduced MindManager, a new software program available at JMLS that helps visual thinkers organize their notes.  This week we would like to highlight some of the audio resources available at the library for  students who prefer to learn by listening rather than reading,  for those students with dyslexia or other learning challenges,…
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Trial Subscription: Getting the Deal Through Trial

The Library now has a one month trial subscription to “GTDT”, an online service for corporate counsel and legal practitioners. To log in, go to http://www.gettingthedealthrough.com/ and enter the following: Username: JohnMarshall Password: LawSchool GTDT provides international comparative guides to law and regulation in 43 practice areas and more than 100 jurisdictions. These practice areas…
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Trial Subscription: Aspen Treatises

The Library is trying out a number of popular Aspen treatise as part of its electronic resources collection. Most of the Aspen titles cover the following subject areas: Antitrust & Trade Regulation (i.e. Antitrust Law by Areeda & Hovenkamp; Foreign Commerce and the Anitrust Laws by Fugate) Benefits (i.e. Employee Benefit Plan Review) Computer and…
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Library Lunchtime Learning Series: Introducing WestlawNext, the new search platform from Westlaw, on Sept 13

Over the summer Westlaw introduced a new legal research system called WestlawNext.  Faculty members have access to this new system now and students will be able to access it beginning on September 13.  The new platform has a simplified search interface and is designed to return more relevant results based on West’s new search algorithm.  …
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New Resource: Courtroom View Network

CVN Law School is the new portal for Courtroom View Network.  CVN Law School, formerly known as Audio Case Files, contains downloadable MP3 files of court opinions.  This is a great resource if you prefer to listen to audio instead of reading text.  You can search by case name, by subject or by the name…
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