Looking For a Study Room?

In Read This on August 19, 2014 at 6:33 pm

The 2014-2015 academic year at the University of Nebraska begins on Monday, August 25th! The librarians and staff at Schmid Law Library welcome students to law school; we look forward to working with you this year.  

Please review the Schmid Law Library Study Room Policy; the law library study rooms are for Nebraska Law Students ONLY.


Law students must sign up for rooms and keys must be checked out. Keys must be returned at the end of reserved time.



Room Signup:

  • The reservation sheet is put out daily at the Circulation Desk.
  • No over the telephone signups.
  • Desk workers will NOT take reservations, hold rooms, or guarantee room availability.
  • Use is limited to a total of 4 hours per day; alone or in a group.
  • Rooms not claimed within 10 minutes may be taken by others.
  • Do not move furniture or bring furniture into any study rooms.

DO NOT leave computers, books, bags and other items unattended. The Schmid Law Library is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

Student Printing Upgrade

In Check This Out on August 12, 2014 at 4:27 pm

New Student Printer Lab Software
Good news for the 2014-2015 academic year – we’ve upgraded the library printers and print system! Student network printing will be easier and cheaper. Please drop by the IT Suite, room 170 on the library first floor to get set up on the new system. The new server software, PaperCut, will also allow for printing of Google Docs and printing from ChromeBooks.

library printers, fall 2014


New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on August 1, 2014 at 3:41 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of August 1, 2014. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info. New books check out for two weeks.

Flexible Trusts and Estates for Uncertain Times, 5th ed. by Jerold I. Horn, 2014

Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer, 5th ed. edited by K. William Gibson, 2014

The Family Lawyer’s Guide to Bankruptcy: Forms, Tips, and Strategies, 3rd ed. by Shyna M. Steinfeld and Bruce R. Steinfeld, 2014

The Practitioner’s Guide to Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board edited by Erika Harmon Arner & Joseph E. Palys, 2014

Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Assets by Tracy Coehen, 2014

The Mother Court: Tales of Cases That Mattered in America’s Greatest Trial Court by James D. Zirin, 2014

The Privilege of Silence: Fifth Amendment Protections Against Self-Incrimination, 2nd ed. by Steven M. Salky & Paul B. Hynes Jr., 2014

 Preparing Witnesses: A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients, 4th ed. by Daniel I. Small, 2014

The Second Amendment: A Biography by Michael Waldman, 2014

The Five Types of Legal Argument, 3rd ed. by Wilson Huhn, 2014

Litigating in Federal Court: A Guide to the Rules, 2nd ed. by Ann E. Woodley, 2014

Intellectual Property Law in the Sports and Entertainment Industries by Walter T. Champion, Kirk D. Willis, and Patrick K. Thornton, 2014

The Copyright Book: A Practical Guide, 6th ed., by William S. Strong, 2014

Four Square Leagues: Pueblo Indian Land in New Mexico by Malcolm Ebright, Rick Hendricks, and Richard W. Hughes, 2014

Going Beyond Google: Strategies for Using and Teaching the Invisible Web by Jane Devine & Francine Egger-Sider, 2014

Global Climate Change and U.S. Law, 2nd ed. edited by Michael B. Gerrard & Jody Freeman, 2014

Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment by Floyd Abrams, 2013

Secularism and Freedom of Conscience by Jocelyn Maclure & Charles Taylor, 2011

The Twelfth Victim: The Innocence of Caril Fugate in the Starkweather Murder Rampage by Linda M. Battisti & John Stevens Berry, 2014

The Mexican Legal System: A Comprehensive Research Guide, 3rd ed. by Francisco A. Avalos, 2013

Neighbor Law: Fences, Trees, Boundaries & Noise, 8th ed. By NOLO, 2014

The NSA Report: Liberty and Security in a Changing World by Richard A. Clarke, Michael J. Morrell, Geoffrey R. Stone, Cass R. Sunstein & Peter Swire, 2014


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