Barry Law Librarians take active roles in SEAALL organization

Congratulations to Barry Law Librarians who are taking on increased roles as officers and committee members in SEAALL, the Southeastern Chapter of the American Association of Law Libraries.
Reference Librarian Louis Rosen is the new Vice President/President Elect of SEAALL for 2018-2019. He will also be serving on the Program Committee for the 2019 SEAALL Annual Meeting with Whitney Curtis, our Associate Director and Head of Public Services.
And on his second year serving on the Newsletter and Public Relations Committee, Reference Librarian Jason Murray was just named Co-Chair of the committee.

Closed this Monday 5/28 for Memorial Day, and summer classes start Tuesday 5/29!

Summer classes start this coming Tuesday, May 29th, but the Law Library is already back on its regular schedule:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Remember that we will be closed this Monday, May 28th, for Memorial Day.
It has been good to see students returning for Practice Ready Institute classes this week and our recent alumni embarking on their Bar Exam studying, but we look forward to everyone else coming back next week. We will be here all summer to help you with whatever you need, as always!

Regular Law Library hours start Monday, and we’re closed this weekend.

Happy Friday, everyone!

The Barry Law Library will be CLOSED this weekend (May 19th and 20th), but we are reopening on Monday, May 21st, with our regular hours, just in time for Bar prep and PRI courses.

Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

And we will be closed a week from Monday, on May 28th, for Memorial Day.

We’re looking forward to seeing our recent alumni back as they study for the Bar Exam, as well as all of our students and faculty taking or teaching summer classes. And everyone else with summer jobs and internships, don’t be a stranger! Let us know how the Law Library can help you excel, or talk to us, and we’ll let YOU know how we can help!

Law Library schedule changes for May, and another reminder about Research Ready for Summer Jobs

Good evening, Barry Law students, faculty, staff, administration, and alumni! Final exams are wrapping up, with some students taking their last exams tonight and others finishing them tomorrow, so we wanted to update everyone on Law Library hours for the next few weeks.
This Friday, May 11th (graduation day), the Law Library will be open from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM.
We will be closed this weekend: Saturday, May 12th, through Sunday, May 13th.
We will be open next Monday through Friday, May 14th – 18th, from 8:30 AM until 5:00 PM.
And for any students who haven’t registered yet, we still have spaces available in our two-day intensive research refresher workshop series, Research Ready for Summer Jobs, from 9 AM to noon on Tuesday, May 15th, and Wednesday, May 16th.
Students may attend one or both sessions, but we will cover different topics each day — topics to help you look like legal research superstars during your summer jobs and internships, including searching statutes, regulations, caselaw, practice materials, and other secondary authority.
You can register for one or both days on
If you want to register for both sessions, make sure to submit a separate registration form for each day.
After that, we will be closed the following weekend: Saturday, May 19th, through Sunday, May 20th.
And starting Monday, May 21st, we will be back to our regular Law Library hours for the summer:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday: 8:30 AM – 6:00 PM
Sunday: 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
We will be closed for Memorial Day on Monday, May 28th (along with the rest of campus).
Well, that’s it for now! It has been a good semester, and we’ve been happy to work with you and help you along the way. Congratulations on finishing your exams, and we hope you have a safe, fun, relaxing, and/or productive summer (and hopefully all of those things!). Our Law Library staff would like to especially congratulate our graduates, and the Law Librarians will be at the Bob Carr Theater on Friday morning to cheer you on at the commencement ceremony.
AS ALWAYS, whether you’re working, interning, taking classes, studying for the Bar Exam, or just chillin’, stay in touch with us over the summer, let us know what you’re doing, and especially let us know how we can continue to help you excel!

Three more days of finals, four more Peanut Butter & Jelly Times!

You’re almost there! Just a few more days of final exams, but that also means you have a few more chances to join us at our Peanut Butter & Jelly Bar in the Law Library! We will be holding it today (Tuesday 5/8) from 4:30 to 5:30, tomorrow (Wednesday 5/9 from 11:30 to 12:30 AND 4:30 to 5:30, and Thursday 5/10, the very last one, from 11:30 to 12:30.
We hope your exams are going well. You know your stuff. You prepared all semester, and you’re ready. Believe in yourselves, because WE believe in you!