Archive for the ‘library news’ Category

  • Study rooms available again

    Construction on rooms 400 and 401 are now complete!  You are able to reserve these study rooms online. Study Room Policy: The law library study rooms are for law student discussion groups only. TWO HOURS PER DAY PER GROUP LIMIT. To make a reservation, you may select up to four 30-minute blocks (two hours) at […] Read more...
  • 2nd Floor Library Renovations

    Please note that the renovation of the second floor south end of the Law Library for the relocation of the Student Publications space has been completed.  Thank you for your patience during this process! Read more...
  • Emerita Cheney speaks at “The Boys in the Boat” Lecture

    Kristin Cheney, Professor Emerita and former head of the law library recently spoke at the Puyallup Public Library about her father and “The Boys in the Boat.” Her father, George “Shorty” Hunt, was a member of the University of Washington crew that won the Olympic gold medal in Berlin in 1936. Those members are the […] Read more...
  • Legal Research Tune-Up

    The Seattle University and Lane Powell law firm law libraries are pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop will cover state and federal legislative history, regulations, and practice materials using a problem-based approach. Students […] Read more...
  • Seattle University School of Law Flashback: House of Sand and Fog

    A little bit of sleuthing in the Law Library Reserves will reveal that SU has ten copies of the novel House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III. Why? It probably has to do with the 2005 1L Orientation, when SU requested that incoming students read the provocative book in order to facilitate a […] Read more...
  • Library Study Aids

    The law library purchases the following study aid series: West Nutshells Examples and Explanations Gilbert Law Summaries Emanuel Law Outlines Current study aids are located in the Reserve collection. Study aids are available for 2-hour check out and selected “starred” copies can be checked out overnight. Overnight books are available at 3 p.m. and are due […] Read more...
  • 24 Hour Library Access Exam Period – Spring 2015

    The Reading Rooms (excluding the DDC and Reserve) will be open 24 hours on the following days: Friday May 1st through Friday May 15th (Beginning at 7:00am on May 1st and ending at 9:00pm May 15th)   Read more...
  • Legal Research Tune-Up 2015

    The Seattle University and Lane Powell law libraries are pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help students brush up on their legal research skills for their summer employment or other summer research endeavors. The workshop will cover state and federal legislative history, regulations, and practice materials using a problem-based approach. Students will have […] Read more...
  • National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015

    This week, Seattle University Law Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week. First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country to highlight the value of libraries and library personnel and to promote library […] Read more...
  • Using Primo to Request Books from Summit and Interlibrary Loan

    When you run a search from the default search screen on Primo, our new library catalog, you may notice that some of the books or resources that appear in your result list are not available via the law library’s collection. You can still order a copy of the item by clicking on the “Request a […] Read more...