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Equipment that helps you study? We’ve got you! 

September 16

Be more productive by being more comfortable. Our equipment lending program includes an assortment of book stands, laptop stands, and standing desks. You can see them on display at the library’s entrance.
Access Services, Circulation Department, Equipment, Library News 

Cite-Checking Guide for Journal Editors 

September 15

On the hunt for a source? The Cite-Checking guide helps you find pdfs of primary law and scholarly sources, and it provides tips for using library catalogs to find books, determining when to request an interlibrary loan, and creating Perma.CC links.
Journal Editors, Library News, Research and Scholarship Services 

Request Books from the Library’s Collection 

September 14

Students may place holds on books in the law library’s collection. Law students can  pick up books at Biddle; all other students can pick up at Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. Complete the online form to request books.

Access Services, Books, Library News 

New Scanning Stations 

September 9

Have you seen the amazing new scanning stations in the law library? The KIC scanner is a high-speed, face-up scanner that offers a intuitive interface and a variety of options for creating, editing, and saving files.
Access Services, Library News, Scanners 

Looking for Course Materials? 

September 7

Still waiting for a textbook to arrive? Don’t worry! The library maintains a closed course reserves collection to ensure that students have access to required materials.
Access Services, Canvas, Collections, course reserves, E-reserves, Library News 

Staff Spotlight: Merle Slyhoff 

September 3

This month’s staff spotlight is Collection Development Librarian Merle Slyhoff!
Library News, staff spotlight series 

Reactivate your New York Times Digital Access 

September 1

Penn community members now have access to The New York Times, courtesy of the Penn Libraries. The subscription provides digital access via nytimes.com and through mobile apps. If you had an account through Biddle Library’s subscription, you will need to reactivate your NYTimes.com account.
Digital Collections, Library News, New York Times 

Merle Slyhoff: Career Reflections 

August 17

After 44 years of service, our colleague and friend Merle Slyhoff is retiring at the end of August. Read her reflections on her career and what she is looking forward to in the next chapter of her life.
Interview, Library News, Staff News 

Lex Machina 

August 17

The library has a subscription to Lex Machina. Use legal analytics to uncover insights about courts, judges, law firms, attorneys, and parties.
Digital Collections, Legal Analytics, Lex Machina, Library News 

Staff Spotlight: Gabriela Femenia 

August 10

Gabriela Femenia is this month’s staff spotlight! Gabriela has been a Biddle team member since 2009. She is the library’s Associate Director for Collections & Operations.
Library News, staff spotlight series 

Penn Law Firsts: Asians, Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders - 1900 to the Present 

June 21

Biddle’s digital exhibit Penn Law Firsts: Asians, Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders - 1900 to the Present celebrates their many contributions to the Law School’s ethnic and cultural diversity, beginning in 1900 when the Chinese diplomat Wu Ting-Fang first visited the Law School.
Digital Exhibits, Library News 

Biddle has a New Catalog: Search Center 

June 9

Earlier this month, the Biddle Law Library launched its new catalog—Search Center. The new system offers enhanced search capabilities and integrated interlibrary loan services.
Library News