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Your Professor Is On Twitter

In Check This Out on January 30, 2014 at 5:47 pm

Did you know that a number of people at the University of Nebraska College of Law are on Twitter? For a complete list which faculty and departments to follow or connect with via LinkedIn or Facebook – check out the Connect with Us on Social Media page. This list includes Schmid Law Library the Space, Cyber, and Telecom Law program and Dean Susan Poser.

Twitter BirdWho else to follow:

Law professors using Twitter from The Faculty Lounge.

Twitter Links for Legal Professionals from Justia Legal Birds.

Lawyers and Legal Professionals to follow from JD Supra.

Legal Aid and Non-Profit Legal Organizations to follow from JD Supra.





New Books @Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on January 24, 2014 at 6:09 pm

 New Books @Schmid Law Library as of January 24, 2014.  The link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info.  New books check out for two weeks.

Law Firm Job Survival Guide: From First Interview to Partnership by Nancy B. Rapaport & Jeffery D. Van Niel, 2014

Lord Mansfield: Justice in the Age of Reason by Norman S. Poser, 2013

The Cape Town Convention: Its Application to Space Assets and Relation to the Law of Outer Space by Mark J. Sundahl, 2013

Intimate Associations: The Law and Culture of American Families by J. Herbie DiFonzo & Ruth C. Stern, 2013

Toward an American Conservatism: Constitutional Conservation During the Progressive Era edited by Joseph Postell & Jonathan O’Neill, 2013

Point Made: How to Write Like the Nation Top Advocates by Ross Guberman, 2010

Principles of Appellate Advocacy by Daniel P. Selmi, 2013

The Nominee: A Political and Spiritual Journey by Leslie H. Southwick, 2014

The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend by Bob Drury and Tom Clavin, 2013
Trying Cases to Win In One Volume by Herbert J. Stern and Stephan A. Saltzburg, 2013

The ABCs of the UCC: Article 9 Secured Transactions, 3rd ed. by Russell A. Hakes, 2013

A Brief Guide to Brief Writing: Demystifying the Memorandum of Law by Janet S. Kole, 2013

The Class Action Fairness Act Law and Strategy edited by Gregory C. Cook, 2013

Infrastructure: The Social Value of Shared Resources by Brett M. Frischmann, 2012

Personal Branding in One Hour for Lawyers by Katy Goshtasbi, 2013

Legal Project Management in One Hour for Lawyers by Pamela H. Woldow & Douglas Richardson, 2013

American Epic: Reading the US Constitution by Garrett Epps, 2013

Reflections on Judging by Richard A. Posner, 2013

What’s a LibGuide?

In Check This Out on January 16, 2014 at 5:15 pm

Start the New Year and the spring semester off right with library resources. LibGuides are online subject guides for classes, topics or general information.

Schmid LibGuides

Schmid LibGuides are available as:

  • Class resource guide (Comparative Law, Copyright, Tax Policy Seminar and more)
  • How-to guide (seminar papers, legislative histories)
  • Library information (STIR Talks, research assistance)
  • Technology resources (mobile apps, Law College IT)

Questions? See a friendly librarian at the reference desk from 8AM – 5PM during the week or email us.



New Year Resultions for the Spring Semester

In Read This on January 7, 2014 at 4:19 pm

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions?

How about using a new library resource, such as a database or e-book? Perhaps a different study room or study space this semester? If you want know more about Schmid Law Library, our Library in a Nutshell LibGuide is a great place to start.

Attending an event at Nebraska Law is a fun way to connect with classmates, future colleagues and the Lincoln and/or Nebraska legal community. Don’t forget to review the University of Nebraska College of Law calendar for Spring semester events. We have several S.T.I.R. Talks, special speakers, a chess tournament and more schedule over the next few months.

The Spring semester starts January 13th, with new opportunities just around the corner!