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Thanksgiving Hours

In News & Notes on November 21, 2013 at 3:55 pm

The library faculty and staff at Schmid Law Library wish you a safe Thanksgiving holiday! The library is closed on Thanksgiving Day with limited hours during the holiday weekend.

Thanksgiving Library Hours
Tuesday, November 26, 7:30 am – 10:00 pm
Wednesday, November 27, 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday, November 28, CLOSED
Friday, November 29, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday, November 30, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm



Final Exam Notice

In News & Notes on November 18, 2013 at 2:45 pm

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Law exams are taken December 9 through December 18, and law students have begun preparing for those exams.

During this time, the Schmid Law Library and Ross McCollum Hall are reserved for the University of Nebraska law faculty, law students and legal researchers.

UNL students needing quiet study areas should use other facilities on campus including CYT Library.

Thank you for your cooperation.



New Books @Schmid Law Library

In Read This on November 13, 2013 at 7:53 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of November 13, 2013.  The link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info.  New books check out for two weeks.

Law in the Laboratory: A Guide to the Ethics of Federally Funded Science Research by Robert P. Charrow, 2010

Ensuring Corporate Misconduct: How Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation by Tom Baker and Sean J. Griffith, 2010

Madison’s Nightmare: How Executive Power Threatens American Democracy by Peter M. Shane, 2009

The Trial in American Life by Robert A. Ferguson, 2007

Parchment, Paper and Pixels: Law and the Technologies of Communication by Peter M. Tiersma, 2010

Distorting the Law: Politics, Media, and the Litigation Crisis by William Haltom and Michael McCann, 2004

Tech Tips for November 4th…

In Check This Out on November 4, 2013 at 6:16 pm

Tech Tips of the Week:
The Constitute Project. If you are interested in seeing how constitutions of the world compare, check out, a project seeded by Google Ideas and built by faculty members from the University of Texas, University of Chicago and University College London.

CopyClip. If you do substantial amounts of writing in which you “cut and paste” from one document to multiple documents, CopyClip is an ingenious and clever new utility that will change your life. And it’s free! CopyClip stores the last 50 (by default, but can be changed to store many more) “copy” commands that ordinarily are stored one at a time on your clipboard so that you can easily go back and use those same clipboard items for later use. Find the application here, or visit the developer’s website at

PREZI is a very popular and catchy presentation platform that can literally make your presentations zip! There is an excellent iPad App that allows you to create and present PREZIs from your iPad!