Our video tour highlights some of the features of the Law Library’s space that are most useful to students. We look forward to seeing you here!
New Journal Cite Checking Guide
The Library has added a Journal Cite Checking Research Guide. The direct link is http://lawlibguides.luc.edu/cite_checking. It can also be located on the Law Library homepage under the quick link to research guides under the subject of Student Services.
Changes to West Academic Study Aids Sign-in Procedure
As of July 1, Westlaw has instituted a new sign-in procedure for students who wish to access our West Study Aids subscription.
Access to Bloomberg Law, Lexis, and Westlaw for Summer Students and Graduating Students
If you will be taking classes over the summer, or even if you are graduating, you can still have access to your Loyola Law School Bloomberg Law, Lexis, and Westlaw accounts. Please read on for more detailed information on access policies for each service.
Law Librarians Host “Half-Baked” Session for Faculty
On Tuesday, April 28, four Loyola Law Librarians hosted a “Half-Baked” session in the Law School’s Faculty Lounge, with the goal of introducing faculty members to new developments in legal research and legal research technology.
On Tuesday, March 17th, Law Librarians Patricia Scott and Tom Keefe gave a presentation for law students titled, Untangling the Web: What Google Misses and Why What it Finds May Be Dangerous. The presentation provided a quick overview of some of the problems with relying on the free web for research and how to overcome them. Attached is a link to the presentation slides that accompanied that presentation.
New HeinOnline/ABA Online Collection Available
The Law Library is now providing access to HeinOnline’s American Bar Association Law Library Collection Periodicals.
Leopold and Loeb – The Trial of the Century
On February 11, 2015, the Law Library, the Dan K. Webb Center for Advocacy, and the Center for Public Interest Law sponsored the enthralling dramatization of the Leopold and Loeb case's famous closing arguments by Clarence Darrow and Robert Crowe.
West Study Aids Available Online to All Loyola Law Students
The Law Library is providing access to West's Digital Study Aids, a subscription which gives Loyola’s law students online access to all current West Nutshells, Hornbooks, and Concise Hornbooks through the Westlaw portal.
What New Books Await You at the Law Library?
One of the great jobs we get to do at the Law Library is pick out new books for our students and faculty to read, enjoy, and expand their scholarship.
Test Feature Story
Clinical Professor of Law Anita Weinberg, director of Loyola’s ChildLaw Policy Institute, was awarded the prestigious Ignatius Loyola Award for Excellence in Teaching at Loyola University Chicago’s Faculty Convocation held on September 14.