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September 2012 Archives

September 28, 2012
On May 8, 2012, the Penn Law community lost a great man, Judge Louis Heilprin Pollak. Pollak was a civil rights advocate, former Penn Law dean, U.S. District Court judge, and was regarded as one of the leading members of the judiciary in the country. read more!
September 27, 2012
On Tuesday, October 2nd, Biddle librarians will be teaching company research using Bloomberg Law and business resources available through the Van Pelt library website. This is part of the first year legal research and writing program. read more!
September 26, 2012
Are you experiencing information overload when it comes to the daily news? Are you tired of wading through expansive news websites to find articles of actual interest? Would you rather spend your time focusing on the topics and issues that you care about? read more!
September 24, 2012
The United Nations and International Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) will be the topics of discussion on Wednesday, September 26 in the Research in Foreign and International Law class conducted by Biddle Foreign and International Law Librarian Gabriela Femenia. read more!
September 21, 2012
Smartphones and tablets play such an important role in many people’s everyday lives—or at least it can feel like that sometimes. read more!
September 19, 2012
Who says the Biddle Law Library needs to have just law books? I was walking through the stacks trying to find a book I was interested in reviewing when I came across thislarge, colorful book jutting out from among the others. read more!
September 18, 2012
As we enter the political season full force after the Republican and Democratic Conventions, students of church and state issues will have a number of stories to follow as we approach election day in November, 2012. Blogs offer law students a good way to keep up-to-date on some of the key issues and debates particularly as they relate to the election. read more!
September 18, 2012
On Monday, September 24th, Biddle librarians will be taking part in Professionalism Day activities. read more!
September 15, 2012
In recognition of National Constitution Day on September 17th, and especially in light of Penn law's September 17th exhibit featuring original documents from our country's Founders, including James Wilson, the Biddleblog is pleased to repost this August 31, 2010 blog entry! read more!
September 13, 2012
On Tuesday, September 18th, Biddle librarians will be teaching a research class to first year students in their Legal Research and Writing course. read more!
September 12, 2012
With a new academic year just beginning, changes inevitably arise. For journal students in particular, who wish to search for and obtain primary source Congressional publications, LexisNexis Congressional has been the first choice for comprehensive, quick and easy access to full text PDF images. read more!
September 11, 2012
On Friday, September 14th, Biddle Librarians will teach the final research class in this year's LLM Legal Research and Writing course. read more!
September 6, 2012
Biddle’s Foreign and International Law Librarian, Gabriela Femenia, will be teaching the first two sessions of her course “Research in Foreign and International Law” starting on Monday, September 10th. On Wednesday, September 12th, the topic of the class will be an introduction to public international law as well as the basics of international treaty research. read more!
September 6, 2012
In 2008, Biddle Law Library (and the Biddleblog) showcased the world of Open Access legal publishing and information. According to the Science Commons, which runs the Open Access Law Program, “Open Access” publishing serves readers and researchers by providing free access to scholarship “without undue copyright and licensing restrictions.” read more!
September 4, 2012
Biddle librarians will be involved with journal training for the Journal of Business Law on Friday, September 7th and for the Journal of International Law and the Journal of Constitutional Law on Sunday, September 9th. read more!