Archive for the ‘library news’ Category

  • Security Precautions

    Theft can be a problem in any building on campus so we remind you to never leave personal belongings unattended in the library.  Remember to take valuable items with you when you leave or ask a colleague to watch books/backpacks if you will be gone for a very short period of time.  Study rooms are […] Read more...
  • Group Study Rooms

    Many of you are working on group projects or are involved in collaborative study.  You might consider reserving a group study room in the law library. You can sign up in advance through the library website. Groups have priority over individuals. Groups are limited to two hours, per day, per room. If the library staff notices […] Read more...
  • Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection

    The recreational reading (McNaughton) collection is located on the 2nd floor of the library under the staircase. Maggie Shipstead, Astonish Me (Knopf 2014) LAW-McNaughton Collection (2nd Floor) PS3619.H586A88 2014 Set in the world of ballet, this gripping novel spans three decades, starting in the mid-seventies, when Joan, a young American dancer, helps a Baryshnikov-like star […] Read more...
  • Read a Good Book Lately?

    Need a break from reading legal textbooks?  On the main floor of the law library (near the stairs) is the law library’s recreational reading collection. The collection has an eclectic assortment of fiction and non-fiction and includes recent best sellers, mysteries and even cookbooks.     Featured Book from the Recreational Reading Collection Dave Eggers, […] Read more...
  • Printing

    Network and Lexis printouts can be picked up in the Document Delivery Center (DDC) on the second floor of the library. If you forget to pick up a print request the day that you print it, don’t reprint it until you check the DDC. Print requests are held for a week before being recycled. If […] Read more...
  • Quiet Study Area

    The 4th floor of the library is the designated quiet study area.  Keep in mind that loud talking in the 4th floor study rooms carries into the library. Please be respectful of your classmates’ “quiet enjoyment” of the 4th floor study area. Read more...
  • 1L Information

    We met many of the new students during the recent library 1L orientation, but if you were unable to attend, here is a summary of some of the most important things we covered: Library Survival Guide If you need information about law school in general, briefing a case, or outlining, consult our new student guide. […] Read more...
  • Reference Help

    Reference librarians can help with any aspect of legal research—finding sources, searching databases, and understanding search results. If you have a reference question, please stop by the reference desk, call us at 206-398-4225 or email us at lawreference@seattleu.edu. We welcome your questions. Over the summer, we had some staffing changes in our reference department. After […] Read more...
  • 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...