Yearly Archives: 2019

HeinOnline’s U.S. Presidential Impeachment Library

Keeping track of the ongoing impeachment process in the U.S. House of Representatives requires that we process constant references to a whistleblower complaint, subpoenas, witness statements and testimony, and committee procedural rules.  A tremendous resource for reviewing these documents is

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Resource Spotlight: Native American Treaties from HeinOnline

Too often, a library, a legal research vendor, or even Google will digitize something, put it somewhere online, and call it accessible.  But anyone who has ever struggled to find something online knows that simply existing somewhere on the internet

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New Exhibit on the Chicago Eight Conspiracy Trial

This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the country’s most controversial cases, the Chicago Eight Conspiracy Trial. In late August 1968, the city hosted the Democratic National Convention at the International Amphitheatre, which was located on the south

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Open Reference Hours for CLR Research

Are you working on your CLR open memo and feel like you’re stuck? Are you finding no results? Too many results? Research librarians are available to answer questions from students working on their CLR assignments. Note, as much as we

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Resource Spotlight: Author Profiles in HeinOnline

HeinOnline has recently enhanced the Author Profiles available in their Law Journal Library (LJL). When Author Profiles first debuted, they allowed viewers to see all articles authored by the subject of the profile and included or indexed within the LJL.

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Resource Spotlight: Courtlink in Lexis Advance

Within the Lexis Advance platform you’re already accustomed to using, you will now find Courtlink, which has previously been a separate Lexis product (and platform) excluded from our academic subscription. Courtlink allows you to search across dockets and court documents

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Resource Spotlight: Librarians

Instead of highlighting a database this month in our Resource Spotlight, we thought that the beginning of the new school year was a great time to re-introduce our talented group of librarians.  From library administration to cataloging to research support,

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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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