Archive for the ‘library news’ Category

  • Law Library Info & Tips

    Welcome to our new students and to our returning students. If you haven’t had a chance to stop by and say “hello,” please do so. To start the year off right, the library would like to remind you about some of our policies:  turn off cell phone ringers upon entering the library and take all […] Read more...
  • Librarian Help on Sundays

    Librarians can help with any aspect of legal research—finding sources, searching databases, and understanding search results. For help on Sunday, just email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu. We’ll be checking in between noon and 4pm. Read more...
  • I’d Like to Check Out a ….Drone?

    Starting in the fall the University of Southern Florida will have two drones available to check out from their campus library. “The library’s hope is to integrate new technology to its services. In the past year, the library has worked to expand its ‘Digital Media Commons’ in an effort to promote digital learning. Now, USF’s […] Read more...
  • Researching Indian and Tribal Law

    Reference Librarian Kelly Kunsch recently published an article on researching Indian and Tribal Law in the American Indian Law Journal. He cleverly titled it “A Legal Practitioner’s Guide to Indian and Tribal Law Research. Read more...
  • Alumni Services

    Alumni Services Congratulations to our May graduates!  We encourage you to continue using the law library.  Alumni services include: In-house use of law library materials; Reference services including in person, by telephone (206-398-4225) and via e-mail at: lawreference@seattleu.edu In-house use of law library and Lemieux Library non-restricted electronic databases In-house use of  the Westlaw Public […] Read more...
  • Gifts for Law Grads

    With graduation nearing, it is gift giving season.  For Counsel is an online boutique specializing in gifts for lawyers (which translates into law graduates).  You can find desktop accessories, “productivity tools,” clothing and other kinds of gifts–scales of justice abound.  Or . . . you can just give cash.  But don’t forget your law grad. Read more...
  • Happy Trails to Two of SU’s Law Librarians

    Librarians Kristin Cheney and Bob Menanteaux are retiring at the end of this academic year.  Kristin is the Associate Dean for Library and Educational Technology and has worked at the law school for more then 20 years.  Bob is an Informational Services Librarian with specialization in international law and has worked at SU for more […] Read more...
  • New Library Director

    Seattle University School of Law is pleased to announce the promotion of Kara Phillips to Law Library Director, effective July 1, 2014.  Kara has been the Associate Library Director at SU Law for several years and has extensive knowledge of the collection, budget and personnel of the library.  She also understands the many idiosyncrasies of […] 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...
  • 24 Hour Library Access Exam Period – Spring 2014

    The Reading Rooms (excluding the DDC and Reserve) will be open 24 hours on the following days: Friday May 2nd through Friday May 16th (Beginning at 7:00am on May 2nd and ending at 9:00pm May 16th) Read more...