This Week at the Law Library …

Thanksgiving Hours


  • 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
    • Zoom

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:


Native American Heritage Month

Native American Heritage Month Wordle

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
  • 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.

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