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New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on November 24, 2015 at 7:49 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of November 18, 2015. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more information. New books check out for two weeks.

The Perfect Villain: John McCain and the Demonization of Lobbyist Jack Abramoff by Gary Chafetz, 2008

Typography for Lawyers: Essential Tools for Polished & Persuasive Documents, 2nd ed. by Matthew Butterick, 2015

Regulation of Commercial Space Transport: The Astrocizing of ICAO by Ruwantissa Aberyratne, 2015

Defining the Limits of Outer Space Regulatory Purposes by Olavo Oliveria Bittencourt Neto, 2015

Fundamentals of Intellectual Property Law by Stephen McJohn & Lorie Graham, 2015

Estate Planning for Same-Sex Couples by Joan M. Burda, 2015

Creating Winning Trial Strategies and Graphics, 2nd ed. by G. Christopher Ritter, 2015

The Election Law Primer for Corporations, 6th ed. by Jan Witold Baran, 2015

What is…Qui Tam? By Monica Navarro & J. Marc Vezina, 2015


Looking Ahead at the Calendar & Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

In Read This on November 19, 2015 at 8:36 pm

The librarians and staff at Schmid Law Library wish you a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours:

Tuesday, November 24; 7:30AM-10PM
Wednesday, November 25; 7:30AM-5PM
Thursday, November 26; CLOSED
Friday, November 27; 9AM-5PM
Saturday, November 28; 9AM-5PM

Looking Ahead:

Laptop Checkout Availability – All Law Students:
Wednesday 12/1/15 is the last day to check out a laptop, they will be reserved for Exam Use only from 12/2/15 through 12/18/15.
Final Exam laptops may only be checked out by talking to Vicki Lill in the Registrar’s Office.

What would you do if your laptop died right now? Or got stolen? Where’s your backup of your data?
Final Exam season brings with it an unusually high number of laptop issues & hard drive failures, take steps to prevent Future You from the agony of losing data, by setting up a backup plan NOW! You can use an external hard drive or cloud software such as Dropbox – and if you don’t have a backup solution of any kind, talk to IT about setting up UNL Box. Net on your computer to keep your class notes, briefs, and review notes safe during this stressful season.

Mac Users – Final Exam Reminder:
Apple OS X Snow Leopard, Lion, and Mountain Lion users: don’t forget to upgrade to Mavericks or newer before final exams! Older versions of OS X are NOT supported by this year’s Exam4 software application!

More Study-Aids For You!

In Check This Out on November 11, 2015 at 7:20 pm

It’s that time of year, final exams are just around the corner and the semester is over in six weeks! Wow, time to study, study, study. We’ve added to our study-aids collections – it’s near the Reference Desk. All study-aids check out for ONE WEEK, this includes nutshells, hornbooks, Q&As and Examples & Explanations. See a librarian if you have questions or need help selecting a study-aid.

Study aids

New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on November 3, 2015 at 4:23 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of October 27, 2015. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more information. New books check out for two weeks.

Dissent and the Supreme Court: Its Role in the Court’s History and the Nation’s Constitutional Dialogue by Melvin I. Urofsky, 2015

Judging Statutes by Robert A. Katzmann, 2015

The Heritage Guide to the Constitution, revised 2nd ed. by David F. Forte & Matthew Spalding, 2014

Liar’s Poker: Rising Through the Wreckage on Wall Street by Michael Lewis, 2014

Owning and Using Scholarship: An IP Handbook for Teachers and Researchers by Kevin L. Smith, 2014

The Grasping Hand: Kelo v. City of New London and the Limits of Eminent Domain by Ilya Somin, 2015

Discovery Deskbook for Construction Disputes, 2nd ed. edited by John M. Cook, Buckner Hinkle, Jr. & W. Alexander Moseley, 2015

The Business Guide to Law: Creating and Operating a Successful Law Firm by Kerry M. Lavelle, 2015