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Resource Spotlight: ProQuest Legislative Insight and Supreme Court Insight

The Pritzker Legal Research Center recently subscribed to two additional resources from ProQuest: Legislative Insight and Supreme Court Insight.  Both are accessible directly via the embedded links, as well as through the law library’s A-Z list of databases. Legislative Insight

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Resource Spotlight: CountryWatch

The law library recently subscribed to CountryWatch, which provides up-to-date political, economic, and business information and news on countries around the world. The key features highlighted below are located under the “Intelligence Zone” tab on the website. Country Reviews provides

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NU Library Search Assistant available in Chrome

Northwestern University Libraries has created a Chrome extension that provides a shortcut to searching library collections via NUsearch, Google Scholar or other libraries via Worldcat. Enter your search in the shortcut search bar or you can highlight terms in the

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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

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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).

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Resource Spotlight: Westlaw UK

Students and faculty now have access to Westlaw UK, which is a full-text searchable database for UK case law and legislation. To log on to this database, use your regular Westlaw username and password on You can easily retrieve

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Resource Spotlight: JSTOR Text Analyzer

JSTOR Labs recently announced a new way to search called Text Analyzer ( You can upload a document such as a draft paper or another article that you found on JSTOR and the Text Analyzer generates a list of research

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Resource Spotlight: Almanac of the Federal Judiciary

The Almanac of the Federal Judiciary is a must-use resource for background information on federal judges. Helpful to both litigators and judicial clerkship seekers alike, it provides a wealth of information not included in free public resources, such as the

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Resource Spotlight: Oxford Bibliographies

If you need to conduct a literature review or would like to identify reputable secondary and primary sources on a topic or concept, you may be able to save a ton of time by consulting Oxford Bibliographies. Oxford Bibliographies provides

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Resource Spotlight: African American History Month Resources from the National Archives

In celebration of Black History Month, the National Archives has curated a collection of African American History Month Resources. Needless to say, our National Archives contain a vast collection of primary and secondary materials related to the Black experience in

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