Archive for the ‘research’ Category

  • 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...
  • Learning New Research Systems

    The Library makes many different research platforms available to students–Blackboard, Casemaker, Lexis, Hein Online and Westlaw—to name just a few. Take advantage of your free access during law school and learn to use these platforms. On each system, look for tutorials, help screens and videos to help you get the most out of them. Read more...
  • National Sea Grant Law Center

    The National Sea Grant Law Center provides free access to information and resources about coastal problems and issues. Content includes analytical reports and articles from the Center’s journals and newsletters. 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...
  • 50 State Surveys

    Need to complete a state law survey? This research guide gives you access to completed surveys and more. Read more...
  • Law Library Locations

    Did you know there are four floors in the law library?  It’s true!  This research guide can assist you in better navigating the library.  If you’ve thought “what now?!” when you see CULP next to a call number, this guide tells you the exciting story of where to find it (3rd floor!).  If you read […] Read more...
  • Research Guide on Exam Taking Resources

    Starting to prepare for exams?  Consult our online research guide at: http://lawlibguides.seattleu.edu/exam for a bibliography of books and other resources you may find useful for exam preparation. Read more...
  • Legal Research Tune-up

    The Seattle University law library is pleased to offer a legal research workshop to help prepare students for summer employment or to brush up on their legal research skills. The workshop will cover state and federal legislative history, regulations, and practice materials using a problem-based approach. Students will have hands-on practice working through research scenarios. […] Read more...
  • Finding Study Aids

    Need an overview of a particular area of law or to clarify a particular legal concept?  The law library purchases the following study aid series: West Hornbooks West Nutshells Examples and Explanations Gilbert Law Summaries Emanuel Law Outlines Current study aids are located in the Reserve collection.  Check the online catalog for specific titles: http://library.seattleu.edu/search~S1/. […] Read more...