Yearly Archives: 2019

Position Available:Access Services Evening & Weekend Supervisor

The Pritzker Legal Research Center at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law seeks to fill TWO open positions for Access Services Evening & Weekend Supervisors. This position performs a wide range of Access Services duties, including collection maintenance, faculty support, document

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Preparing for On-Campus Interviews? Try These Resources.

Are you participating in on-campus interviews at the law school? If so, take a look at our guide on researching legal employers, with links to useful resources for researching law firms, judges, major clients, and much more! http://library.law.northwestern.edu/Employers

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Student Library Assistant Positions Available for August & Fall Semester

The Pritzker Legal Research Center is looking for reliable law students to work at the library circulation desk in the evenings and on weekends during August and the upcoming fall semester. Duties include the following: Check out and check in

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Resource Spotlight: Oxford Public International Law Resources

Next time you are working on a project that involves international legal research, consider using our Oxford Public International Law online resources. Our library now subscribes to the Max Planck Encyclopedia of Public International Law, Oxford Scholarly Authorities on International

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Resource Spotlight: Lexis Context

For today’s litigators, analytics platforms are a useful tool, offering strategic guidance and a potential competitive advantage.  One such platform, available to members of the Northwestern Law community, is Lexis Context, accessible through Lexis Advance. In this post, we’ll walk

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Resource Spotlight: Citation trails in NUSearch

Legal researchers are highly attuned to the importance of knowing if and how an authority has been cited.  It’s the idea behind Shepard’s and KeyCite.  The importance of determining whether something is still good based on how it has been

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Student Library Assistant Positions Available for Summer

The Pritzker Legal Research Center is looking for reliable law students to work at the library circulation desk in the evenings and on Saturdays during the summer. Duties include the following: Check out and check in books, journals, reserve books

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Resource Spotlight: SCOTUS Research

The Pritzker Legal Research Center has created a new LibGuide: Supreme Court of the United States Research. The new guide includes links to and information about both primary and secondary resources for Supreme Court research, including opinions, dockets, oral arguments,

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How to have a standout summer

It’s not too soon to start thinking about how to make the most of the summer. Are you ready to show off your research skills?  Are you sure?  Take one hour to have some pizza and come away feeling truly

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New Exhibit at the PLRC

On March 14, the Pritzker Legal Research Center debuted its spring exhibit, Color of Law: Andy Austin’s Chicago Courtroom Sketches. The exhibit features eleven pieces from the Andy Austin Collection, which the artist generously donated to the library last year.

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