Yearly Archives: 2021

Hiring for Spring: Pritzker Fellows

The Pritzker Legal Research Center is looking for Pritzker Library Fellows for Spring Semester 2022.  Pritzker Library Fellows serve a 3-month appointment, at $850/month, working 10-15 hours per week on short-term faculty research projects and sourcing/citing for Law Library Journal. Preferred Qualifications: 2L

Posted in Employment

Restricted Access – Fall 2021

December 2 – December 16 During reading periods and final examinations, access to the library is generally restricted so that Northwestern law students can study and take exams. During this time, the only students who are admitted are Northwestern law

Posted in Access

Thanksgiving Hours 2021

The library circulation desk will close early on Wednesday, November 24 at 5:00 pm and be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 25 and 26 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will resume normal hours on Saturday, November 27 at 10:00

Posted in Access, Holidays

Resource Spotlight: Research Methods Primary Sources

Ordinarily, we take to this space to tell you about sources for your research. This month, we are highlighting a resource to help you perform that research. Research Methods: Primary Sources is designed to help those who are researching in

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Crime, Justice, and a Change in Plans: Developing an Online Exhibit during the Pandemic Era 

The Pritzker Legal Research Center at Northwestern Pritzker School of Law holds a significant rare book collection specializing in Roman, canon, and customary law. Its more than 8,000 volumes include several incunabula as well as first editions of legal classics.

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Resource Spotlight: AILALink

AILALink, created and maintained by the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA), is an immigration law powerhouse. It’s an one-stop-shop for primary immigration law research and includes a well-rounded set of secondary materials from AILA’s most heavily relied upon practice publications

Posted in Library Resources, Resource Spotlight

Position available: Pritzker Library Fellows

The Pritzker Legal Research Center is looking for Pritzker Library Fellows for Fall Semester 2021.  Pritzker Library Fellows serve a 3-month appointment, at $850/month, working 10-15 hours per week on short-term faculty research projects and sourcing/citing for Law Library Journal. Preferred Qualifications: 3L

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U.S. News & Faculty Scholarship Metrics

Back in 2019, U.S. News & World Report announced an intention to add a faculty scholarship metric to their law school ranking mechanism. There were proponents and opponents, and many questions about how the sausage would be made, including, but

Posted in Scholarship

Student Library Assistant Positions Available for Fall

The Pritzker Legal Research Center is looking for reliable law students to work at the library circulation desk this fall. Duties include the following: Check out and check in books, journals, reserve books and other library materials Answer basic informational,

Posted in Employment, Position Available

Resource Spotlight: Yearbook of International Organizations Online

With the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in full swing, maybe you were wondering why Russian athletes are competing as Russian Olympic Committee and wanted to find out more about, say, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) or the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

Posted in Library Resources, Resource Spotlight

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