Law Library - Reference Assistance
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The Law Library is committed to providing quality and expeditious service to Law School Faculty. To this end, the Faculty Research Librarian is available for each faculty member. The Faculty Research Librarian will facilitate your use of databases, updating tools, and special services, etc. You are encouraged to contact the Faculty Research Librarian with any library questions, although you are welcome to deal directly with any library staff. Librarians can assist faculty with Interlibrary Loan requests.
Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
The Law Library receives the complete set of online exercises produced by CALI. These exercises provide a practical supplement to class presentation. You may contact your Faculty Research Librarian for a current catalog of offerings. All exercises are available via TWEN. For assistance contact the Faculty Research Librarian or the Associate Director.
WESTLAW and Lexis-Nexis
Faculty members can access these online services through their office desktop, home computer or law library computer lab. You can browse results online; e-mail yourself your results; download them to a disk or send prints to the dedicated high-speed printers located in the Administrative Office. Both providers have academic representatives that are available for hands on training. Individual passwords are available from the Associate Director as soon as you arrive on campus. Your Faculty Research Librarian will also be pleased to run any searches for you.
A wide variety of research materials are accessible on the Internet through the Law School network. The Faculty Research Librarian can show you how to use the World Wide Web to gain online access to reports, treaties, discussion lists, and much more.