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Summer access to BloombergLaw, Casemaker, Lexis, Westlaw

April 22, 2014 -

Check the link here for descriptions of summer access policies for each database.

Stress-busters for Reading Period

April 7, 2014 -

The Law Library is sponsoring therapy dogs to visit on Reading Period days: April 30 and May 1.  Research shows that interacting with animals lowers stress levels – come and try! More details will be posted to OrgSync closer to the date.

Legal Research Classes

April 7, 2014 -

Ready to hone your research skills by learning more about regulatory research, practice materials, transactional resources, and more?  The following research classes will be offered in academic year 2014-2015.

What’s a flipped classroom?

April 7, 2014 -

The BC Law librarians teach legal research using a flipped classroom model to promote collaborative learning and to increase experiential learning.  Here’s an article we published about this approach in legal research classes.

Quick Tips

  • Retrieving newspaper articles for law review research

    The BC Law librarians have prepared a new guide to newspaper research. Whether you’re searching for a pdf copy of a 2012 newspaper article or an historic newspaper story, this new guide will lead you to the source.

  • Sui Juris

    Published from 1956 to 1968, Sui Juris documents a period of growth and expansion for Boston College Law School. Now every issue is available in Digital Commons. Look out for appearances by notable and notorious Bostonians like Kevin White, William Bulger, and Louise Day Hicks.

  • “What’s the best treatise to consult in my subject area?”

    Using the new BC law Library guide, you can quickly identify key treatises in particular subject areas.

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