Posts Tagged ‘library’

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


Mini-Golf in the Law Library

In Check This Out on September 17, 2015 at 4:07 pm

Schmid Law Library hosted our 11th annual Mel Shinn Day mini-golf course on Friday, September 11th as part of the Mel Shinn Day events at the University of Nebraska College of Law. Over 90 people (some more than once) played the nine-hole course set on two floors of the library. A big THANK YOU to the law library staff for helping set up the course. See you next year!

Hole 1

Hole 3

Hole 4

Hole 9


In Check This Out on March 16, 2015 at 7:31 pm


Which Law Review will win?! Schmid Law Library is offering Law Review Madness 2015 during this season’s March Madness tournament. We’ll have brackets available on Monday afternoon at the circulation desk for those who want to play along. Completed brackets are due by noon on Wednesday, March 18th to the law library circulation desk.

Law Review Madness 2015

The grand prize is a Golden Ticket for all-day use of a study room of your choice AND bragging rights for winning the first Law Review Madness tourney hosted by Schmid Law Library.

Bracket collection box


New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on January 14, 2015 at 9:15 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of January 14, 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 President as Commander in Chief: An Essay in Constitutional Vision by H. Jefferson Powell, 2014

The Workplace Constitution From the New Deal to the New Right by Sophia Z. Lee, 2014

State False Claims Act: A Practitioner’s Guide to the False Claims Law of Various States edited by Brad Leneis, Patricia Davis & Rob Vogel, 2014

Damages: A State-by-State Summary by the Commercial Transportation Litigation Committee, 2014

Going to Court: An Introduction to the U.S. Justice System by Ursula Furi-Perry, 2013

Careers in Sports Law by Marc Edelman & Geoffrey Christopher Rapp, 2014

Cross-examining Psychiatrist and Psychologists: a Practical Guide by Alan T. Radnor, 2014

Whistleblowers, Leaks and the Media: The First Amendment and National Security edited by Paul Rosenzweig, Timothy J. McNulty & Ellen Shearer, 2014

Green Building and the Construction Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Transactional and Litigation Issues edited by Melissa A. Beutler, Matt Devries, Edward B. Gentilcore, Christopher D. Montez & Tracy L. Steedman, 2014

Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Law: Religion, Politics and Jurisprudence, 1578-1616 by David Chan Smith, 2014

The High-Conflict Custody Battle by Amy J. L. Baker, J. Michael Bone & Brian Ludmer, 2014

The First Amendment Bubble: How Privacy and Paparazzi Threaten a Free Press by Amy Gajda, 2015

The Practice: Brutal Truths About Lawyers and Lawyering by Brian Tannenbaum, 2014

Reflections on War and Peace and the Constitution by George Anastaplo, 2015

The Theater of Operations: National Security Affect from the Cold War to the War on Terror by Joseph Masco, 2014

Managing Copyright in Higher Education: A Guidebook by Donna L. Ferullo, 2014

The Article V Amendatory Constitutional Convention: Keeping the Republic in the 21st Century by Thomas E. Brennan, 2014

The Role of Consent in Human Trafficking by Jessica Elliott, 2015

Happy Holidays from Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on December 22, 2014 at 3:14 pm

The librarians and staff at Schmid Law Library wish you safe and happy holidays!

The library will be closed during the UNL Winter Break from Wednesday, December 24rd – Sunday, January 4th.

Holiday RoscoeWinter Break Hours:

Mon-Tues, December 22-23; 7:30AM – 5:00PM

Wed, December 24 – Sun, January 4; CLOSED

Mon-Fri, January 5-9; 7:30AM – 5:00PM

Sat, January 10th; 9:00AM-5:00PM

Happy Graduation Day!

In Check This Out on December 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Happy Graduation Day to our December graduates at the

University of Nebraska College of Law.

Graduation Roscoe

Roscoe Sez: Good Luck and Best Wishes!

New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on December 11, 2014 at 5:33 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of December 11, 2014. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more information. New books check out for two weeks.

The Birth of American Law: An Italian Philosopher and the American Revolution by John D. Bessler, 2014

The View from the Bench and Chambers: Examining Judicial Process and Decision Making on the U.S. Courts of Appeals by Jennifer Barnes Bowie, Donald R. Songer, & John Szmer, 2014

Land Use Law and Disability: Planning and Zoning for Accessible Communities by Robin Paul Malloy, 2015

The Opening of American Law: Neoclassical Legal Thought, 1870-1970 by Herbert Hovenkamp, 2015

Indian Gaming Law and Policy, 2nd ed., by Kathryn R.L. Rand & Steven Andrew Light, 2014

Information Privacy Fundamentals for Librarians and Information Professionals by Cherie L. Givens, 2015

Too Big to Jail: How Prosecutors Compromise with Corporations by Brandon L. Garrett, 2014

A Conflict of Principles: The Battle Over Affirmative Action at the University of Michigan by Carl Cohen, 2014

Chief Executive to Chief Justice: Taft Betwixt the White House and the Supreme Court by Lewis L. Gould, 2014

The Passenger Cases and the Commerce Clause: Immigrants, Blacks, and States’ Rights in Antebellum America by Tony Allan Freyer, 2014

Countdown to Zero Day: Stuxnet and the Launch of the World’s First Digital Weapon by Kim Zetter, 2014

@War: The Rise of the Military-Internet Complex by Shane Harris, 2014

Why Law Matters by Alon Harel, 2014

First to File: Patents for Today’s Scientist and Engineer by M. Henry Heines, 2014

Family Law in America, 2nd ed. by Sanford N. Katz, 2015

A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience by Emerson W. Baker, 2015

The Little Book of College Football Law by Cicil C. Kuhne III, 2014

Inside Out: How Conflict Professionals Can Use Self-Reflection to Help Their Clients by Gary J. Friedman, 2014

A Lawyer’s Guide to Records Management and Retention, 2nd ed. by George C. Cunningham, 2014

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson, 2014

Breaking In: The Rise of Sonia Sotomayor and the Politics of Justice by Joan Biskupic, 2014

The Case Against the Supreme Court by Erwin Chemerinsky, 2014

We’re Here For You

In Check This Out on December 5, 2014 at 3:52 pm

Schmid Law Library is open extended hours the next two weekends for our law students preparing for final exams.

Friday, December 5 & 12
7:30AM – 12:30AM

Saturday, December 6 & 13
8:00AM – 10:00PM

Sunday, December 7 & 14
9:00AM – 12:30AM

A few reminders as we enter finals:

  • Please be considerate of your fellow students and keep your voices down and conversations to a minimum while in the library.
  • Please do not take or make cell phone calls in the the library.

We’re here to help! On-call Reference will be available during finals, don’t hesitate to ask if you need something or have questions. Good Luck!

Happy Holidays from Schmid Law Library

In Check This Out on December 3, 2014 at 8:34 pm

Final Exams and the Holidays are quickly approaching! The librarians and staff at Schmid Law Library wish you “good luck” and a safe holiday season.

Holiday Roscoe

Can you guess how many books were used to create our book-tree?

Book Tree



Thanksgiving Holiday Hours

In Check This Out on November 24, 2014 at 4:05 pm

The librarians and staff at Schmid Law Library wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and safe holiday! The law library is open limited hours during the holiday weekend, there will be no reference assistance on Friday, November 28th.

Schmid Law Library Hours:

Tuesday, November 25th, 7:30AM – 10:00PM

Wednesday, November 26th, 7:30AM – 5:00PM

Thursday, November 27th, CLOSED

Friday, November 28th, 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Saturday, November 29th, 9:00AM – 5:00PM