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February 2012 Archives

February 29, 2012
Check out the new Penn Law edition of LibX, a browser add-on that can be used to quickly get access to library resources. Installing LibX Download LibX for Firefox (version 5.0 and higher) or Google Chrome. After it is installed,... read more!
February 22, 2012
 By Merle Slyhoff, Collection Development LibrarianMany law students and faculty depend on the William S. Hein Company for easy access to pdfs of journal articles, U.S. Code, U.N. materials and more.   Access is now even easier with the new HeinOnline app. HeinOnline (HOL), the largest... read more!
February 15, 2012
 Biddle Law Library subscribes to three bilingual Chinese law databases.  In November 2011, iSinolaw entered into a cooperative agreement with Thomson Reuters.  As a result of this agreement, iSinolaw was replaced by Westlaw China on February 14, 2012. Content previously available... read more!
February 8, 2012
 Reviewed by Tim Von Dulm, Head of Reference ServicesAre you new to the law and confused about how to read legal citations and approach legal research problems? Maybe you would like to learn about how to conduct federal legislative histories?  Perhaps you are looking... read more!
February 1, 2012
 By: Rodney A. Smolla (New York and London: New York University Press, 2011).  During their first year, law students are introduced to the principles of Constitutional Law. By the time they earn their JD, these students will have spent the better part... read more!