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Schmid Law Library Summer 2012 Hours

In Check This Out on April 27, 2012 at 3:02 pm

While the first day of summer isn’t till June 20th, the library begins our annual Summer hours schedule on May 7, 2012.

May 7 – June 2

Sunday  Closed
Monday – Thursday  7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday  7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Memorial Day

Monday, May 28  Closed

1st & 2nd Summer Sessions, June 3 – August 11

Sunday 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Monday – Thursday  7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday  7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Independence Day

Wednesday, July 4  Closed

Inter-session, August 12 – August 19

Sunday, August 12  Closed
Monday – Thursday  7:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday  7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday  9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 19 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 a.m.



New Books @Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on April 23, 2012 at 2:16 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of April 23, 2012.  The link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info.  New books check out for two (2) weeks.

Reclaiming the Petition Clause: Seditious Libel, “Offensive” Protest, and the Right to Petition the Government for a Redress of Grievances by Ronald J. Krotoszynski, Jr., 2012

Do the Crime, Do the Time: Juvenile Criminals and Adult Justice in the American Court System by G. Larry Mays & Rick Ruddell, 2012

Brandishing the First Amendment: Commercial Expression in America by Tamara R. Piety, 2012

Dancing Card Catalog

In Check This Out on April 19, 2012 at 1:47 pm

Did you see this?  A new use for a card catalog by Yale University.

Tweet Treats Are Back!

In Check This Out on April 16, 2012 at 8:00 pm

The UNL Law College Finals begin on Monday, April 23rd which means “Tweet Treats” starts on Monday, April 23rd too!

Remember how to play along?  Follow Schmid Law Library (@schmidlibrary) on Twitter each day during Finals (April 23rd – May 2nd), we’ll tweet a clue(s) to find the treat.  The first person to find the hidden item gets to enjoy a sweet treat.

Dont’ forget to use the library’s catalog when searching for titles or books by subject, or ask a friendly librarian for directions to specific library collections.  Let us know when you find a Tweet Treat.  Good luck on Finals!


Richard S. Harnsberger 1921-2012

In News & Notes on April 11, 2012 at 3:45 pm

In Memoriam

Richard S. Harnsberger

Cline Williams-Flavel A Wright Professor of Law Emeritus

December 14, 1921 – March 29, 2012

Services for Professor of Law Emeritus Richard S. Harnsberger will be 5 p.m. April 12 at the Hamann Auditorium, College of Law.  More information on Professor Harnsberger available at his NU Law College faculty page.

Happy National Library Week 2012

In Check This Out on April 10, 2012 at 4:48 pm

April 8-14 is National Library Week 2012 – check out your local library’s (public, academic, school) celebration or events.

What’s your favorite book?

Did you know that the below titles made the Top 10 list of banned books in 2011?  How many have you enjoyed?

1) ttyl; ttfn; l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle

2) The Color of Earth (series), by Kim Dong Hwa

3) The Hunger Games trilogy, by Suzanne Collins

4) My Mom’s Having A Baby! A Kid’s Month-by-Month Guide to Pregnancy, by Dori Hillestad Butler

5) The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie

6) Alice (series), by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor

7) Brave New World, by Aldous Huxley

8) What My Mother Doesn’t Know, by Sonya Sones

9) Gossip Girl (series), by Cecily Von Ziegesar

10) To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

More than Nebraska Football

In Check This Out on April 4, 2012 at 5:16 pm

Did you know that Nebraska sports are more than football?  Take a look this New York Times article about the Bison Books imprint by the University of Nebraska Press.  A number of great baseball books have come from this unique relationship.  Check your local library for a particular title and enjoy baseball season with a twist.