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August 2010 Archives

August 27, 2010
Ellen is a reference librarian at the Biddle Law Library. She provides research assistance to Penn Law faculty, teaches legal research to first year students, and is the law school's primary contact for LexisNexis and Westlaw.... read more!
August 18, 2010
 In his book, The Voice of the Past, the sociologist Paul Thompson comments on the cultural importance of oral histories, saying:[oral history] can break down barriers between teachers and students, between generations, between educational institutions and the world outside ... it can give back... read more!
August 7, 2010
Mariah Ford joined the Biddle Law Library as a Reference Librarian in 2012. Originally from Colorado, she obtained her MLIS from the University of Washington (’12), JD from Columbia Law School (’11) and BA in Economics from the University of... read more!
August 5, 2010
This blog post was written by Christopher Smith, Biddle Law Library Intern. On Thursday, August 5th, Elena Kagan became the 112th Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, by a Senate vote of 63 to 37.    A short biography of Kagan can be found here. ... read more!