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Resource Spotlight: JSTOR Text Analyzer

JSTOR Labs recently announced a new way to search called Text Analyzer (https://www.jstor.org/analyze/). 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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Resource Spotlight: Impeachment Library & 25th Amendment Archive

“He has betrayed his countrymen, that he might perpetuate his power, and has sacrificed their interests, that he might swell his authority.” Sound familiar? You might think you’d heard Nancy Pelosi say it yesterday, but it’s actually a quote from

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Resource Spotlight: HeinOnline’s Subject Compilation of State Laws

For research assistants and summer law firm associates, a frequent, yet intimidating, request goes something like this: “Can you figure out what the law is on Topic X in every state?”  As a reference librarian, one of the most satisfying

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The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution – Digital Edition

The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution is an online version of original documents dealing with the Constitution’s ratification and published on the Rotunda platform of the The University of Virginia Press. It is part of the American

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Resource Spotlight: CQ Voting and Elections Collections

With only one week to go until the extraordinarily contentious 2020 general election, CQ Voting and Elections Collections (CQ VEC) allows curious minds to easily dig into key aspects of past American elections. CQ VEC pulls together local and national

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Resource Spotlight: Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954

Thanks to Northwestern University Libraries we have access to a new database, Jewish Life in America, c1654-1954, Sources from the American Jewish Historical Society, New York. The database contains full-color, full-text searchable digitized primary source materials on the history of

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Resource Spotlight: Extra! Extra!: Access to News Articles

If you hit a paywall when trying to access a news article, we have many electronic resources where you can likely access the full-text article instead. For current articles from the Wall Street Journal, use this link to access the

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