Bloomberg Law, in addition to providing exceptionally useful legal research materials, has a number of guides and tips for excelling in your internship, externship, or clinic placements. If you don’t already have a Bloomberg log in, go the site and register as an academic user using your .edu email address. Job info is found on the homepage of the site.
Most SU law students are quite comfortable with WestlawNext and have some familiarity with LexisAdvance, but many don’t know about Bloomberg Law. This research service is incredibly useful, especially for business and transactional work. If you haven’t tried it already, sign up now.
Are your students trying to complete research for a paper, or struggling with other areas of research? The reference librarians are holding informal sessions for students in October and November. Details are below. (more…)
Are your students trying to complete research for a paper, or struggling with other areas of research? The reference librarians are holding informal sessions for students in October and November. Details are below.
Docket research is often required in clinics and externships. Come and learn how to find dockets quickly and easily using Bloomberg Law.
Come by Room 109 on Thursday (noon) to hear Barbara Swatt-Engstrom give her talk!
Bloomberg Law has a wealth of transactional resources, including a number of drafting tools and guides. Sign up for a password using your .edu email, and you’ll gain access to all of the tools Bloomberg provides. Click on the tab for Transactional Resources to find a searchable database of over 200,000 publicly available agreements, browse the annotated checklists and timelines, or use the numerous transactional law treatises.
Law students tend to think of Westlaw and Lexis as the only sources for online legal research. However, these are just two of the many useful databases the Library provides. Check the Library’s list of databases for other useful options including BloombergLaw, Hein Online, and Proquest Congressional.