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March 5, 2014
Biddle Law Library continues to acquire new print and electronic titles.Take a look at our recent acquisitions! read more!
February 19, 2014
You’re working on a seminar paper and come across a reference to a book or an article that is on point - but it isn’t at Biddle, on campus, or available as a pdf. Do you give up in defeat and look for a substitute resource available on campus? read more!
February 12, 2014
Be sure to check out this database when doing American legal history research! read more!
February 5, 2014
Biddle Law Library is continually acquiring new titles, in print and available electronically. Take a look at our recent acquisitions! read more!
January 29, 2014
A quick primer on Justis and JustCite --two complementary and easy-to-use databases for researching the law of the United Kingdom. read more!
January 8, 2014
A quick review for all those students who still find the library a little bit daunting... read more!
December 2, 2013
Students may now use the online reservation tool to book study rooms for Reading and Exam Period. read more!
November 22, 2013
An update to a previous post about the Scottsboro Boys. read more!
November 20, 2013
Biddle has a number of different study spaces for students who are beginning to freak out about exams. read more!
November 6, 2013
Shifting in the stacks! read more!
September 30, 2013
You can now check out charging cables at the Circulation Desk! read more!
August 28, 2013
By the end of this week, all 1Ls, LLMs, and transfer students should have received their Bloomberg Law, Westlaw, and Lexis Advance account information from Biddle Law Library. In addition to these databases, Biddle encourages students to make use of a variety of library services. read more!
April 17, 2013
The final installation of the Law in Fiction series. read more!
April 10, 2013
The fourth installation of our Law in Fiction series, featuring the Bard of Avon. read more!
March 13, 2013
The second post on different Biddle Law Library resources pertaining to the law and fiction. read more!
February 28, 2013
A weekly post on different titles in Biddle Law Library pertaining to law and fiction. read more!
February 20, 2013
QUESTION - TRUE OR FALSE: You need an amicus brief or a memorandum for a case. You know it's a document in the docket, and that means accessing PACER, but only the Biddle librarians can access that resource. read more!
February 13, 2013
Biddle Law Library now provides chat reference services to members of the Penn Law Community! read more!
February 6, 2013
Have you ever found yourself looking for a basic introduction when researching a new area? Look no further than Biddle Law Library's Research Guides. You can find a list of guides for several topics, including Legal Research Basics, Foreign and International Law, and Intellectual Property. read more!
January 24, 2013
Check out the Digital National Security Archive! read more!
November 28, 2012
Do you need a quick refresher to help prep for exams? Do you want to brush up on key points of law? If so, you might want to check out the various study aids in Biddle's collection. read more!
November 7, 2012
The IBFD Tax Research Platform is a key resource for researching international tax law. Containing extensive analyses of international tax treaties and national tax legislation and case law for 136 countries, IBFD also incorporates helpful tools for comparing the tax law of multiple jurisdictions and calculating applicable tax rates for cross-border transactions. 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!
November 2, 2011
You need to find books for a research paper on antitrust in baseball. Are you a Shelf Browser or a LOLA Browser? Do you find the area in the Biddle stacks where books on your topic are shelved and browse, making you... read more!
October 5, 2011
 Biddle Law Library has recently acquired several electronic resources useful for those interested in foreign law research.Israel Law Reports, the reporter for key Supreme Court of Israel decisions in English translation, is now available as part of HeinOnline. By selecting the... read more!
February 22, 2011
Fictional lawyers can be found in literature and drama dating back to Shakespeare and Dickens. More modern day examples include Atticus Finch in To Kill a Mockingbird and the many fictional lawyers and judges in Scott Turow and John Grisham novels.But who... read more!
February 11, 2011
 Eat Local – buy Local – much is made of these current popular movements for food and local businesses. But don’t forget to Research Locally also. City and county ordinances are important sources of law that may in fact be more relevant... read more!
February 3, 2010
You find a reference to a book or an article that is on point for a seminar paper – but it isn’t at Biddle, on campus, or available as a pdf. Do you give up in defeat and look for a... read more!