Posts Tagged ‘law library’

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Locating Past Exams

    When you’re studying, it can be really helpful to see sample questions, either from a professor or in the subject matter generally.  This guide by Charity Braceros-Simon shows you where the past exams are, how they are organized, and what you need to know about finding old exams.  Newer exams are placed on TWEN sites […] 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...