How can we help, you might ask? Well, the Law Library has many great resources for the incoming 1Ls. For example, we have numerous study guides and online research guides on first year subjects such as, civil procedure, property, torts, criminal law, and contracts. Additionally, when it comes time to write your memos and other LRW assignments, we have many resources for that as well!
2Ls and 3Ls we are not leaving you out! Do you have to write your ULWP? The Law Library has many resources available to help you with selecting a topic, writing, Bluebooking, and for your research as well. You can also check out this blog post for finding topics. Additionally, we have many resources available for you study for the MPRE and for an early start on bar prep.
Need a break from the stress and work of law school already? Too bad, you just got started again! No, I’m just kidding. We have many resources in the Law Library that are great for a relaxing read. The library has DVDs, as well as, magazines, books, and newspapers.
As you settle back in to your routines for the semester, make sure one of those routines is to read the Docket each week! Besides all the great student submitted information, the Law Library is now posting a weekly column containing Law Library events and other important Law Library information. You don’t want to miss it—I promise!
Finally, let me quickly tell you about our greatest resources in the Law Library—our librarians! Please see one of our reference librarians any time you have questions, need research assistance, or even if you just want to get to know us! We love helping students learn how to become excellent researchers!