- The Law Library and College of Law physical space will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25 – Nov. 29.
- Law Library instructional and reference services will be available Wednesday, Nov. 25 but then close Thursday, Nov. 26 – Nov. 29.
- Online databases & study aids will still be available 24/7
This Week’s Research Sessions
Monday, Nov. 23, 2020
- The Technology of Law Practice with Legal Technology & Research Instructional Services Librarian Shannon Kemen
- 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020
- Exam Preparation and Online Study Aids Workshop with Electronic Resources Instructional Services Librarian Ron Jones and Law Library Associate Director Susan Boland
- 12:30pm – 1:30pm
Exams Are Coming — The Law Library Can Help!
Be sure and check out the many resources that the Law Library provides to help you with final exams:
- Introduction to Study Aids & Research Guides Video
- This video introduces you to our four online study aid collections, demonstrates how to access the study aids, and looks at research guides that will help you throughout your law school career. The video is 7:36 minutes long and features closed captioning.
- Marx Marking Blog: Study Tips & Law Library Resources for Outlining
- This blog posting covers tips for effective studying, general study tip resources, and resources to help with outlining.
- Old / Practice Exams
- CALI Lessons
- Lexis Overdrive Study Aids
- If accessing study aids from Lexis OverDrive, you will need to login using your UC credentials.
- West Academic Study Aids
- To access from off-campus, you will need to create an account. To create an account, click the Create an Account link at the top right corner of the Study Aids Subscription page. Use your UC email as the email address. Once you have filled in the required information to set up an account, you will need to verify your email address (they will send you a confirmation email that you will need answer to verify the email address — be sure and check your junk mail).
- Wolters Kluwer Study Aids
- If accessing study aids from the Wolters Kluwer subscription, you will need to login using your UC credentials.
- Video on using WK study aids
Native American Heritage Month
Selected Online Resources for Researching Native American Law:
- Tribal Court Clearinghouse
- A website by the Tribal Law and Policy Institute, a Native American operated non-profit dedicated to providing free publication resources, comprehensive training, and technical assistance for Native nations and tribal justice systems. The Tribal Court Clearinghouse provides links to tribal courts, constitutions, codes, and more.
- Indigenous Law Web Archive
- A website by the Law Library of Congress that consists of a collection of constitutions, codes, executive orders, and court forms and information of sovereign Indigenous governments and courts of 578 federally recognized nations, communities, and tribes in the United States, as well as some Indigenous legal information from Canada, published online.
- National Indian Law Library
- The National Indian Law Library (NILL) is a law library devoted to American Indian law. It serves both the Native American Rights Fund (NARF) and the public. NILL serves the public by developing and making accessible a unique and valuable collection of Indian law resources and by providing direct research assistance and delivery of information. Among other resources, the website includes a Tribal Law Gateway, research guides, and current awareness articles.
- Indigenous Digital Archive
- The Indigenous Digital Archive is a project of the Museum of Indian Arts & Culture in collaboration with the New Mexico State Library Tribal Libraries Program and the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center. Among its resources is the IDA Treaties Explorer. The scans of treaties on this site come from the treaties with native nations from 1722 to 1869 in the holdings of the US National Archives. There is as yet no complete official list of all the Indian Treaties the US has entered into.
- American Indian and Alaska Native Documents in the Congressional Serial Set 1817-1899
- The Serial Set is a compilation of U.S. Congressional publications published by the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives about the bills and resolutions involved in lawmaking. It also includes reports of executive departments, government-funded institutions, and other independent organizations. The United States government documents included in this collection were assembled from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries print collection and scanned at the University of Oklahoma Donald E Pray Law Library.
- Lexis Native American Practice Area
- Includes treatises, federal administrative agency decisions, and treaties. Secondary materials in the practice area include resources on gaming
- Westlaw Native American Practice Area
- Online source for a limited group of Tribal court cases and tribal codes. Also includes federal cases and statutes.