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Celebrating Banned Books Week

"No list available will give the names of all the books that you would want kept out of your lending library." So wrote the Secretary of Boston's own New England Watch and Ward Society in a letter dated July 8, 1930. While the threat of censorship may be less apparent today, the American Library Association's Banned Books Week is an opportunity to celebrate the freedom to seek out and express ideas and viewpoints, even unpopular ones. Stop by the Law Library's Banned Books Week exhibit to learn more about books that have been banned and challenged in the United States.

Ravel - Free Access Available to Law Students

BC Law students have free access to Ravel Law, a legal research tool.  Ravel has a unique data visualization feature to illustrate relationships among a series of case law cites.  Learn more about Ravel on the Legal Eagle Blog.

New Books at the Law Library

Want to see what recent titles have been added to the Law Library's collection?  Check out the New Acquisitions page to see what we've added to the collection over the summer months.

New Rare Book Room Exhibit: The History of Forms

The new exhibit in the Daniel R. Coquillette Rare Book Room, "Don't Reinvent the Wheel: The History of Forms in Anglo-American Literature", is now on display for the fall semester.  Please take a look at the exhibit webpage if you'd like a sneak peek. The Rare Book Room is open weekdays from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., so please stop by to see the exhibit and say hello!

Weekly Group Meditation Sessions

Would you like to participate in a weekly meditation session?  The Law Library is sponsoring a weekly group sit in the Contemplation Room (Room 427).  We invite you to join us on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:00pm during the common lunch hour. 

Today's Library Hours:

Detailed Listing of Hours

885 Centre St.
Newton Centre, MA
02459

Information Desk

617-552-4434

Technology Help Center

617-552-2604

Reference Desk

617-552-2971