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Summer Use of Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg Law

Both continuing students and spring 2017 graduates can continue to access Westlaw, Lexis Advance, and Bloomberg. Here is a breakdown of what, if anything, you need to do to make that happen: Westlaw Continuing students may continue to access Westlaw for non-commercial purposes through the summer, and unlike last year you do not need to take any…
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Student Circulation Assistant Position Available for the Summer

Would you like to make some walking around money this summer? Consider applying to be a circulation assistant for 10-20 hours per week, $12 per hour. The position runs from June 12 to July 28 with an opportunity to reapply at the end of the term. To apply, send a cover letter and résumé to Phyllis…
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New York Times Online Available to JMLS Community

The JMLS library has joined a consortium of law libraries to provide access to the New York Times online. Access is now available to current students as well as full time faculty and staff. For more information, visit the reference desk during normal reference hours in person on the 6th floor, by phone at 312-427-2737 x729, by…
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Exam Preparation Resources

Exams start May 8, and while you’re getting into your outlining, what else might you be doing to prepare? One of the most helpful ways to synthesize course material and get a feel for what your professors may throw your way is to look at old exams. The library provides access to an exam database that you can use…
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How Can HeinOnline Help You?

Looking for a law review article, an old federal statute, or a historical treaty? You can find all of these and considerably more in HeinOnline. HeinOnline is a database that is best known for its collection of law reviews and journals—to access a specific journal, click on the catalog tab above the search bar and enter the…
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Library Week Book Cake – This Thursday at 4

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The Book Sale Is On – 50 Cents Each

The library book sale has begun. We have a large number of books, including study guides and non-legal volumes, for sale this semester!Where: the 6th floor of the Library. All books are 50¢—cash and checks only, please.  

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The John Marshall Library Celebrates Women’s History Month

March is Women’s History Month, so please stop by the library and enjoy the display on the 6th floor by the elevators. The display, curated by Phyllis Finney, features a variety of books, images, and quotes highlighting the important role of women in the law and in a more general context.

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The John Marshall Law School Celebrates Black History Month

Each year Phyllis Finney, the library circulation coordinator, heads up Black History Month for the Louis L. Biro Library at the John Marshall Law School along with Professor Kevin Hopkins. Phyllis commemorates and celebrates the contributions of people of African descent to our nation.  This year Finney chose the theme of African American chefs, their…
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Finals Snacks!

The library wants to help make things at least a little easier for you during exams. With that in mind, we’ll be providing snacks at the following times (there until they’re gone): Thursday, December 1 (8 a.m.) Monday, December 5 (2 p.m.) Tuesday, December 6 (2 p.m.) Wednesday, December 7 (8 a.m.) We’ll have donuts…
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