Westlaw Training Sessions by our Westlaw Rep

On Monday, October 16, 2017, Sam Berbano, our Westlaw Rep will be at the Law School to answer all your Westlaw questions! He will do two training sessions, one at 3:30 p.m. and one at 5:30 p.m. Both of these are in Room 281. RSVP at https://goo.gl/YqNZDx. Free pizza for the first 30 RSVPs.

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Lexis Ebook Training Session -Pizza and up to 500 Points!

This Wednesday, October 11th a special guest speaker, Anders Brooks will be visiting Akron.  He is a Digital Media Consultant for Lexis and will be giving a live demonstration of the LexisNexis Digital Library (Akron Law Digital) which is available to all students for free through the Akron Library website. Akron Law Digital contains many Lexis study aids, including the Questions and Answers and Understanding Series, plus many other resources. Everyone who attends can earn 400 Lexis Points plus the first 20 students who log in and borrow an eBook at the event or within a week, will earn an additional 100 Lexis Reward Points.

Plus, there will be pizza.

The presentation will take place at 12:20 pm in Room 281. It will end by 12:45pm.  YOU MUST REGISTER TO ATTEND AND BRING YOUR LAPTOP.  To register, log onto www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool and click on the “trainings at your schools” to find the registration link.  Register soon, space is limited.

Come learn more about these great resources, have some lunch and earn some points too!  If you have questions or need anything Lexis-related, just email me or call/text Jennifer Durkin (our Lexis Rep.)  at 216-744-3690.

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Help from the Library for GWR Papers

The library can help you with GWR papers in two ways:

1. Meet with a librarian: Stop by the reference desk, or make an appointment. If you make an appointment, you can tell us what you are working on, so we can pull sources ahead of time. Or, you can ask questions via email or phone. Contact Sue Altmeyer, saltmeyer@uakron.edu, (330) 972-7764, or Kyle Passmore, passmore@uakron.edu, 330-972-6352.

2. Use online library guides: Library guides link to resources on Lexis, Westlaw, Bloomberg Law, other databases and various web sites.  There are guides specific to: Family LawInternational Law . Prosecution FunctionReal Estate Financing Law and Sports Law, as well as a general GWR Papers guide.

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Bar Takers: Snacks & Kcups in the Library Today

The library has bagels, munchkins, granola bars, Smartfood popcorn and Kcup coffee available for bar takers TODAY.

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The Library at the Law School is Open!

In case you didn’t hear, the library at the law school is open!  We have lots of quiet study space, although most of the study rooms are not open yet.  If you want a sneak peek of the newly renovated library, take a look at the library’s Facebook page.

Students and faculty have 24/7 keycard access to the law building and the library.

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