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August 2012 Archives

August 31, 2012
On Thursday September 6th, Biddle law librarians will be teaching in the One L legal research and writing program. read more!
August 28, 2012
On Friday, September 14th, Biddle Librarians will be working with students in the LLM Legal Research and Writing Class who are researching their second legal writing problem. read more!
August 28, 2012
On Friday, August 31st, the Biddle librarians will be working with LLM students in the Legal Research and Writing class on a review problem. read more!
August 23, 2012
On Tuesday, August 28th, Biddle librarians teaching in the LLM Legal Research and Writing course will give an overview on the use of Bloomberg and the Practical Law Company's webiste in researching transactional materials. read more!
August 23, 2012
Biddle librarians teaching in the LLM Legal Research and Writing class will be using classic Lexis to demonstate research in adminstrative materials on Monday, August 27th. read more!
August 22, 2012
Over thirty years ago, C-SPAN began broadcasting the political affairs of Washington to households across the country. Their recordings of Congressional sessions, political debate, and many other programs provide a wealth of information, contemporaneous and historical, about the discourse and actions which shape our everyday lives. read more!
August 21, 2012
Biddle Law Library stands as a member of the New England Law Library Consortium (NELLCO). Please note that the consortium offers free federal rules downloads, but only through tomorrow. read more!
August 20, 2012
On Friday, August 24th, Biddle Librarians will introduce Classic Westlaw and discuss secondary source research. This is part of the LLM Legal Research and Writing Course. read more!
August 20, 2012
Biddle librarians will be holding a socratic discussion in the LLM Legal Research and Writing course on Tuesday, August 22nd. read more!
August 17, 2012
Due to scheduled publisher maintenance, the University of Pennsylvania Libraries reports that the following electronic resources will be unavailable between 10:00 pm on Saturday, August 18, 2012 and 10:00 am on Sunday, August 19, 2012. read more!
August 15, 2012
This weekend, August 18th and 19th, Biddle librarians will be participating in training sessions for Law Review staff. read more!
August 15, 2012
On Friday, August 17th, Biddle librarians will be teaching in the LLM Legal Research and Writing Program. Friday's class will feature search techniques, on both WestlawNext and Lexis Advance, in the context of the first memo assignment. read more!
August 10, 2012
On August 14th, Biddle librarians will introduce students in the LLM Legal Research and Writing course to Lexis Advance. That class will also cover research in statutory materials. read more!
August 10, 2012
Biddle law librarians will be conducting socratic classes with the LLM students in the Legal Research and Writing class today.... read more!
August 8, 2012
We all know that Google provides access to a world of information through their regular search program. As students, you have probably used specialty search features such as Google Scholar and Books. However, did you know that Google offers a service specifically for searching and analyzing publicly available data sets? Google Public Data provides access to datasets from over 76 domestic and international entities. read more!
August 7, 2012
On Thursday, August 9th, Biddle librarians will introduce the incoming LLM class to classic Westlaw and citators as part of the 2012 LLM Legal Research and Writing course. read more!
August 6, 2012
On Tuesday, August 7th, Biddle librarians will be teaching basic research strategies using WestlawNext in the LLM Legal Research and Writing class. read more!
August 1, 2012
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!