We hope others may also find it handy.
A most appropriate setting for the reception honoring the 2 newest Court of Appeals judges (Pictured, l. to r.: Justices Pigott, Smith, Rivera, & Abdus-Salaam)
The School Without Walls Summer Law Camp visiting the Rare Book Room & staff workroom during a tour of the library August 15, 2013
August 5, 2015
July 27, 2015
The network name is "UCS Public Internet." Users may freely connect to the network; no password is required.
July 24, 2015
|Reading Terminal Market|
"Digital natives prefer to read in print."
People tend to skim digital for pointed informational needs, but read print for content and pleasure.
(Strategic Integration of E-books and Digital Content in Law Libraries, July 20th)
Getting things done: Strike teams
Strike teams are small, typically three people, implemented ad hoc to accomplish miscellaneous projects that might otherwise be indefinitely backburnered. Staffed across departments, they increase collaboration.
(The Librarians Strike Back, July 19th)
|Pedestrian bridge to convention center|
A breath of Fresh Air:
The keynote addresses are always well- attended, but this year's was especially interesting and lively, as NPR's Terry Gross shared memorable interviews from her long career in radio - from the sublime (George Clooney) to the ridiculous (a dog puppet). She spoke past time as the audience sat riveted. One thing that particularly struck this attendee: Gross has an impressive way of posing difficult questions - she gives people space to dial back.
(Opening General Session, July 19th)
July 22, 2015
July 21, 2015
West's American tribal law reporter
Hollow justice : a history of Indigenous claims in the United States
Blood struggle : the rise of modern Indian nations
American Indians, time, and the law : native societies in a modern constitutional democracy
On the drafting of tribal constitutions
American Indians, American justice
Accomplishing NAGPRA : perspectives on the intent, impact, and future
of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
Indian gaming law and policy
Also added was a related title by noted Native American scholars Vine Deloria, Jr. and David E. Wilkins, The legal universe : observations on the foundations of American law.
June 26, 2015
June 18, 2015
Tents are now up in two parking lots close to the library - AllPro Parking at 86 Gibbs Street and Regents Park Station at 61 East Avenue. Please see our Transit & Parking page for alternatives.
The street closings for this year are detailed below.
Gibbs St. (from East Ave. to E. Main)
Mon., June 15 (Midnight) to Mon., June 29 (Midnight)
Chestnut St. (from E. Main to East Ave.)
Fri., June 19 (6AM) to Sun., June 21 (2AM)
Fri., June 26 (6AM) to Sun., June 28 (2AM)
East Ave. (from E. Main to Scio) & Chestnut (from Broad to East Ave.)
Fri., June 19 (5PM-Midnight)
Sat., June 20 (5PM-Midnight)
Fri., June 26 (5PM-Midnight)
Sat., June 27 (5PM-Midnight)
Main St. (from Gibbs to Chestnut, not including Gibbs or Chestnut)
Fri., June 19 to Sat., June 27 (5PM-Midnight)