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September 30, 2013
You can now check out charging cables at the Circulation Desk! read more!
February 13, 2013
Biddle Law Library now provides chat reference services to members of the Penn Law Community! read more!
January 30, 2013
The Penn Law community now has access to the online edition of the Statistical Abstract of the United States, an authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the U.S. read more!
October 17, 2012
More and more apps are becoming available to legal professionals seeking to keep current with research trends and news. Some apps connect you with particular research databases while others offer headlines in particular areas of law. read more!
April 4, 2012
By Jennifer Huck, Systems and Emerging Technologies LibrarianThere are so many productivity tools out there, sometimes it is hard to know where to begin.  Never fear!  Here are three well-regarded productivity applications that you might find useful.  These applications all... 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 4, 2010
        Find an interesting New York Times article but need to study for your Civil Procedure exam? Save articles to read later with Instapaper or Read it Later, two web tools with mobile applications that allow you to save articles to read... read more!
February 26, 2010
    If you’ve ever tried to conduct a complicated conversation over email with multiple people, you know how challenging it can be to untangle discussions of several topics over many email threads. If the conversation also involves trading a document back and... 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!
January 22, 2010
Q:  Which Penn Law School faculty members can be downloaded from iTunes?  (Read on for the answer.) We recently read about the release of Penn law student Andrew Bingham’s first album, “A Hoarder Wants to Give,” available on iTunes.  But faculty... read more!
August 3, 2009
 A couple of Saturdays ago, while most of you were sleeping, relaxing, or mowing the lawn, I was at work.  Well, sort of: I attended a symposium at Georgetown Law Center called "The Future of Today's Legal Scholarship."  Despite the seemingly... read more!
March 10, 2009
Biddle Law Library at the University of Pennsylvania Law School will host the first MidAtlantic Academic Law Libraries Symposium on March 13, 2009. The symposium is being sponsored by  Bloomberg, Law Division.The morning session will feature John Palfrey, Henry N. Ess... read more!
March 10, 2009
I am posting this entry on behalf of our reference intern, Michele Penn, who brought this very cool site to my attention.--JordonAre you trying to find text of Senate debate on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (a.k.a. the "Stimulus... read more!
February 6, 2009
 The 2008 Presidential Campaign was an exciting and historically significant race of special interest to legal and political researchers. The importance of the issues and the biographies of the candidates ensured this race a place in history. However, this election... read more!
December 1, 2008
Many of us, if not most, use popular online search engines like Google and Yahoo! to search the web. While these search tools often locate what we want, we might still wonder to ourselves, "What else can I have find... read more!
November 13, 2008
This year, the reference librarians at Biddle gave their One L legal research workshops a 21st-century update.  Our focus was entirely on the use of digital materials, primarily those available on Westlaw and Lexis.At the same time, we kept one... read more!
October 21, 2008
Did you know that October 14 was Open Access Day?  No?  That's ok, because Ed Greenlee and I didn't either until we were asked by Shawn Martin, Head of Scholarly Communication at Van Pelt library, to commemorate the event by... read more!
September 1, 2008
Welcome and welcome back! Some of you who have been around here in the past might have noticed that we like to create at least one technology-related exhibit per year. Last year, we displayed some library resources related to... read more!
March 2, 2008
Does anyone in the Penn Law community use Twitter? If so, the Biddle librarians would like to know. (More after the jump.)... read more!