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Save the Date! ResearchPalooza 2015 is May 8th

In Check This Out on April 24, 2015 at 3:02 pm

Need to brush up on your research skills?

Join us for ResearchPalooza 2015!!

ResearchPalooza is designed to give students a research refresher before beginning work and registration for the 2015 ResearchPalooza is now open.

Faculty and staff are welcome to attend any and all sessions as well.

The schedule for this year’s event AND the registration are available on the 2015 ResearchPalooza LibGuide.

We’ll see you there!

ResearchPalooza 2015  libguide


Final Exams Preparation

In Check This Out on April 21, 2015 at 3:23 pm

Final Exams at Nebraska Law begin on Monday, April 27th. In preparation for the spring semester exams, here’s some last-minute reminders:

Schmid Law Library is open extended hours the next two weekends.

Friday, April 24 & May 1, 7:30AM – 12:30AM

Saturday, April 25 & May 2, 8:00AM – 10:00PM

Sunday, April 26 & May 3, 9:00AM – 12:30AM

Laptop checkout ends on Wednesday, April 22nd. If you need a laptop for a final exam, please contact Vicki Lill.

What music gets you through final exams? Share your study playlist via the library bulletin board.

Study playlist


Law Students: Do You Know Casemaker?

In Check This Out on April 16, 2015 at 5:29 pm

Resource of the Week: CaseMaker
CaseMaker is an online database of primary legal materials that is available for free to all Nebraska State Bar members. It is free for all students, too. All you need to do is go to the Nebraska State Bar’s website and register as a student bar member. Once you are registered, you will have full access to CaseMaker.

casemaker logo

Celebrate National Library Week With Us!

In Check This Out on April 9, 2015 at 5:14 pm

Food, Fun, and Prizes!

April 13-17 is National Library Week and we’d like you to help us celebrate! We’ll have short daily quizzes all week to help you learn more about the Schmid Law Library and a Community Coffee Wednesday, April 15.

The quizzes will begin tomorrow. You’ll have the weekend to complete the first of our quizzes celebrating National Library Week. Deposit your completed quiz in the box at the Reference Desk by 11:30 a.m., Monday, April 13, for the chance to win the first of 5 great gift baskets. We’ll have daily quizzes all week; each day’s winner will receive a library gift box full of all sorts of fun gifts including books, water bottles, and a gift certificate to Indigo Bridge Bookstore in the Haymarket – donated by the Law Library, Bloomberg, LexisNexis and our own Rick Dooling!!

You can pick your quizzes up at the Reference Desk or the Circulation Desk. Don’t forget to deposit your completed quiz at the Reference Desk before 11:30 a.m. Monday to be eligible to win the first basket. Tuesday’s quiz will be available at noon, Monday – it must be completed and deposited in the “Quizzes” box by 11:30 a.m. Tuesday; the pattern will follow for the rest of the week.

Nat'l Lib Week Quiz box

Law Student Art Exhibition = Creativity

In News & Notes on April 1, 2015 at 2:56 pm

Schmid Law Library is excited to present the April 2015 Schmid Law Library Art Exhibition. This show includes five UNL College of Law, law students and several art styles including: acrylic on canvas, hand blown glass, painted saw blade, and a planter/salvaged textbook.

student art show A

student art show B

Please wander to the back of the library to enjoy the wonderful art on display. Thank you to Nathan Clark, Alissa Doerr, John Duggar, Kramer Lyons, and Shannon McCoy for participating in our first art exhibition featuring law students. Enjoy!