Posts Tagged ‘Summer’

Summer Hours and Library Services

In Check This Out on June 23, 2015 at 3:20 pm

Yes, we are open during the summer!

Schmid Law Library’s summer hours during the 1st and 2nd Five Week sessions (June 7 – August 15) are:

Sunday, 12:00pm – 10:00pm

Monday – Thursday, 7:30am – 10:00pm

Friday, 7:30am – 8:00pm

Saturday, 9:00am – 6:00pm

Schmid Law Library is closed Friday & Saturday, July 3-4 for the Independence Day holiday.

Reference assistance is available Monday – Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm.



Need Book Suggestions for Summer Reading?

In Check This Out on May 26, 2015 at 3:08 pm

It’s summer time which means reading for fun, not school! We have great book suggestions for you in our library displays cases.

The Schmid Law Library first floor display is full of interesting reads, we’ll suggestion new titles every-other week.

Summer 15 reads

The library second floor display has suggested book lists from the University of Nebraska College of Law faculty and from Professor Harnsberger.

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Share your summer reading list with us! We want to know what you’re reading; add books suggestions to the bulletin board list or see what’s popular with people in McCollum Hall.

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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

New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on August 29, 2014 at 2:55 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of August 29, 2014. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info. New books check out for two weeks.

Bridging the Gap Between College and Law School: Strategies for Success by Ruta K. Stropus & Charlotte D. Taylor, 2014

Scalia: A Court of One by Bruce Allen Murphy, 2014

Uncertain Justice: The Roberts Court and the Constitution by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz, 2014

Failure to Flourish: How Law Undermines Family Relationships by Clare Huntington, 2014

Immigration Outside the Law by Hiroshi Motomura, 2014

The Child Cases: How America’s Religious Exemption Laws Harm Children by Alan Rogers, 2014

How to Achieve Success After the Bar Exam: A Step-by-Step Action Plan by Joan R. M. Bullock, 2014

Alternative Fees for Business Lawyers and the Clients by Mark A. Robertson, 2014

The Punisher’s Brain: The Evolution of Judge and Jury by Morris B. Hoffman, 2014

The Science and Technology Guidebook for Lawyers by Joseph R. Carvalko and Cara Morris, 2014

The Lawyer’s Uncommon Guide to Commercial Leasing by Sidney G. Saltz, 2013

The Lawyer’s Guide to Financial Planning by Cynthia Sharp, 2014

Business Torts: A Practical Guide to Litigation edited by Bradley P. Nelson & Jeffrey R. Teeters, 2014

Beginner’s Guide to The Housing Credit by Mark Shelburne, 2014

The International Rule of Law Movement: A Crisis of Legitimacy and the Way Forward edited by David Marshall, 2014

ABA Compendium of Professional Responsibility Rules and Standards, 2014 ed., 2014

China Law Deskbook: A Legal Guide for Foreign-Invested Enterprises, Volume I & II by James M. Zimmerman, 2014

New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on August 1, 2014 at 3:41 pm

New Books @Schmid Law Library as of August 1, 2014. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info. New books check out for two weeks.

Flexible Trusts and Estates for Uncertain Times, 5th ed. by Jerold I. Horn, 2014

Flying Solo: A Survival Guide for the Solo and Small Firm Lawyer, 5th ed. edited by K. William Gibson, 2014

The Family Lawyer’s Guide to Bankruptcy: Forms, Tips, and Strategies, 3rd ed. by Shyna M. Steinfeld and Bruce R. Steinfeld, 2014

The Practitioner’s Guide to Trials Before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board edited by Erika Harmon Arner & Joseph E. Palys, 2014

Lifestyle Analysis in Divorce Cases: Investigating Spending and Finding Hidden Income and Assets by Tracy Coehen, 2014

The Mother Court: Tales of Cases That Mattered in America’s Greatest Trial Court by James D. Zirin, 2014

The Privilege of Silence: Fifth Amendment Protections Against Self-Incrimination, 2nd ed. by Steven M. Salky & Paul B. Hynes Jr., 2014

 Preparing Witnesses: A Practical Guide for Lawyers and Their Clients, 4th ed. by Daniel I. Small, 2014

The Second Amendment: A Biography by Michael Waldman, 2014

The Five Types of Legal Argument, 3rd ed. by Wilson Huhn, 2014

Litigating in Federal Court: A Guide to the Rules, 2nd ed. by Ann E. Woodley, 2014

Intellectual Property Law in the Sports and Entertainment Industries by Walter T. Champion, Kirk D. Willis, and Patrick K. Thornton, 2014

The Copyright Book: A Practical Guide, 6th ed., by William S. Strong, 2014

Four Square Leagues: Pueblo Indian Land in New Mexico by Malcolm Ebright, Rick Hendricks, and Richard W. Hughes, 2014

Going Beyond Google: Strategies for Using and Teaching the Invisible Web by Jane Devine & Francine Egger-Sider, 2014

Global Climate Change and U.S. Law, 2nd ed. edited by Michael B. Gerrard & Jody Freeman, 2014

Friend of the Court: On the Front Lines with the First Amendment by Floyd Abrams, 2013

Secularism and Freedom of Conscience by Jocelyn Maclure & Charles Taylor, 2011

The Twelfth Victim: The Innocence of Caril Fugate in the Starkweather Murder Rampage by Linda M. Battisti & John Stevens Berry, 2014

The Mexican Legal System: A Comprehensive Research Guide, 3rd ed. by Francisco A. Avalos, 2013

Neighbor Law: Fences, Trees, Boundaries & Noise, 8th ed. By NOLO, 2014

The NSA Report: Liberty and Security in a Changing World by Richard A. Clarke, Michael J. Morrell, Geoffrey R. Stone, Cass R. Sunstein & Peter Swire, 2014

New Books @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on June 16, 2014 at 3:05 pm

Need something different to read this summer? We have a number of new books just for you!

This list of New Books @Schmid Law Library is current as of June 13, 2014. The title link will direct you to the catalog record for availability, details and more info. New books check out for two weeks.

Museum Law: A Guide for Officers, Directors, and Counsel, 4th ed. by Marilyn E. Phelan, 2014

Recalibrating Reform: The Limits of Political Change by Stuart Chinn, 2014

Citizens Divided: Campaign Finance Reform and the Constitution by Robert C. Post, 2014

The Language of Murder Cases: Intentionality, Predisposition and Voluntariness by Roger W. Shuy, 2014

The Fourteenth Amendment and the Privileges and Immunities of American Citizenship by Kurth T. Lash, 2014

Family Law Reimagined by Jill Elaine Hasday, 2014

Representing the Race: The Creation of the Civil Rights Lawyer by Kenneth W. Mack, 2012

Special Education and the Law: A Guide for Practitioners by Allan G. Osborne, Jr. & Charles J. Russo, 2014

The Marriage Buyout: The Troubled Trajectory of U.S. Alimony Law by Cynthia Lee Starnes, 2014

Corporate Responsibility for Human Rights Impacts: New Expectations and Paradigms edited by Lara Blecher, Nancy Kaymar Stafford & Gretchen C. Bellamy, 2014

Writing for the Legal Audience, 2nd ed. by Wayne Schiess, 2014

Understanding Clarence Thomas: The Jurisprudence of Constitutional Restoration by Ralph A. Rossum, 2014

Banking on the Body: The Market in Blood, Milk, and Sperm in Modern America by Kara W. Swanson, 2014

Checklist for Family Survivors: A Guide to Practical and Legal Matters When Someone Your Love Dies by Sally Balch Hurme, 2014

Reasoning from Race: Feminism, Law and the Civil Rights Revolution by Serena Mayeri, 2011

Internet and the Law: Technology, Society, and Compromise, 2nd ed. by Aaron Schwabach, 2014

Six Amendments: How and Why We Should Change the Constitution by John Paul Stevens, 2014

How To Start & Build a Law Practice, 5th ed. by Jay F. Foonberg, 2004

How to Train a Lawyer: The Client Handbook by Ellen L. Hughes, 2014

Shifting. Or What I’m Doing This Summer

In Check This Out on June 12, 2014 at 2:35 pm

The staff at Schmid Law Library is shifting the library material on the first floor; we anticipate the project will be complete by mid-August.

If you need help locating library material in the KF sections, please ask a librarian for help! summer 14 shift


Legal Tech Books or Learn Something New This Summer

In Check This Out on May 30, 2014 at 6:32 pm

Are you interested in updating your technology skills this summer? Want to learn something new?

We have a number of technology books that can help, including the “In One Hour for Lawyer” series. See a librarian to check out any of these books on display or let us know if we can assist with your legal technology question.

legal tech display

Spend Your Summer Studying @SchmidLibrary

In Check This Out on May 27, 2014 at 8:18 pm

It’s almost officially summer (June 21st) but Schmid Law Library is operating on Summer hours, available here.

We have reference librarians to assist with legal reference questions Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, including the lunch hour.

If you want to know more about library services, we recommend reviewing the Schmid Law Library in a  Nutshell LibGuide; it includes information on circulation policies, study rooms, cell phone use, library social media channels, and information For the Public.

If you have any questions, please call the Circulation Desk at (402) 472-3547.

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