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West Study Aids Available Online to All College of Law Students

West Study Aids are available online to all Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law students. Gilbert Law Summaries, Concise Hornbooks, Nutshells, Sum & Substance Quick Reviews, Exam Pro Series, and others covering more than 350 areas of law are available

To access the online collection, go to http://eproducts.westlaw.com/LearnMore/StudyAidsHome.aspx

You will need to login to your Westlaw account to gain access to the collection. A link to the study aids is also available under the Services for Law Students section of the Law Library’s home page.  Accessing these books through your Westlaw account allows you to personalize use, including highlighting text, full text … Continue Reading

Technology Enhanced Study Room

The Technology Enhanced Collaborative Space (TECS) is located on the first floor of the Ross-Blakley Law Library in room #112D. TECS is intended for collaborative work or study specifically for groups, defined as two or more users actively using the room and its technology. The room has a capacity for five people and includes the following equipment:

Media table specifically developed to promote collaboration
Computer
Laptop Connectivity for 5 laptops
Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
Two 37” video displays
Skype Capabilities

Study group participants can share content from their laptops on the two 37” video displays by pressing the corresponding switcher. Analog laptop electrical outlets and audio outlets … Continue Reading

New Law Library Services

Welcome to a new school year.  The Law Library staff is excited to see all the new faces and our returning students. We were very busy over the summer developing new services to make your life easier.  Three of the new services are:

Scan on Demand
Delivery on Demand
20 – Minute Trainings

You can read more about our new services below.

Scan on Demand
Do you need help gathering your research? Strapped for time? Let the Law Library HELP! We will scan and email to you print materials you need from the Law Library or any of the ASU Libraries for free. … Continue Reading

Spring Break Library Hours

The Law Library will be open during Spring Break.  Have a fun and safe break!

Spring Break: March 7 – 16, 2014

Friday, March 7,  7:00 am –  5:00 pm
Saturday, March 8,  8:00 am –  5:00 pm
Sunday, March 9,  8:00 am –  8:00 pm
Monday – Thursday, March 10 – 13,  8:00 am –  8:00 pm
Friday, March 14,  8:00 am –  5:00 pm
Saturday, March 15,  8:00 am –  5:00 pm
Sunday, March 16,  8:00 am –  11:00 pm

 

 

Thanksgiving Library Hours

The Law Library will be closing at 7 pm on Wednesday, November 27.  We will be closed Thursday, November 28 and will reopen from 8am-5pm on Friday, November 29.

Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!

CALI: Like Having Your Own Tutor

CALI, the Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction, is a consortium of law schools that researches and develops computer-mediated legal instruction. The CALI Library of Lessons includes more than 800 lessons covering over 30 legal education subject areas. They are designed to augment traditional law school instruction, and are written by law faculty and librarians.

As an ASU Law Student you have access to hundreds of CALI lessons and tutorials.  Stop by the front desk of the Law Library for your free authorization code and register online at www.cali.org.  We also have free CALI cds at the front desk.

You can also … Continue Reading

New Technology Enhanced Study Room!

The Technology Enhanced Collaborative Space (TECS) is located on the first floor of the Ross-Blakley Law Library in room #112D. TECS is intended for collaborative work or study specifically for groups, defined as two or more users actively using the room and its technology. The room has a capacity for five people and includes the following equipment:

Media table specifically developed to promote collaboration
Computer
Laptop Connectivity for 5 laptops
Wireless Keyboard and Mouse
Two 37” video displays
Skype Capabilities

Study group participants can share content from their laptops on the two 37” video displays by pressing the corresponding switcher. Analog laptop electrical outlets and audio outlets … Continue Reading

Library Intersession Hours

From May 8-May 26, the Law Library will be open Monday-Saturday, 8am-5pm.

Have a great break!

Research Resources for Summer Employment

The final exam period comes to a close tomorrow, and many of you will soon be starting summer jobs.  The Law Library has compiled a Resources for Summer Associates guide to help you successfully navigate your summer employment.    The guide details how you can continue to use both your Bloomberg Law and LexisAdvance accounts this summer, even when working in a commercial setting or studying for the bar exam.   The guide also offers information on a number of topical research guides from the Law Library and a variety of legal resources that might be useful to you in your … Continue Reading

Group Study Room Reservation Times Extended April 19-May 7

Group Study Room reservation times will be extended during the exam period, April 19-May 7, 2013.

3 to 4 person groups may reserve a room for a maximum of six hours per day
5 to 6 person groups may reserve a room for a maximum of eight hours per day
Individuals and people studying in pairs will be required to use 2 person study rooms and may reserve a room for a maximum of 4 hours per day

You may reserve rooms up to one week in advance. Reserved rooms will be held for 15 minutes.  Please stop by the Law Library Circulation desk … Continue Reading