Monthly Archives: August 2007

NewCal Copy Services

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The Newcal Copy Center, located in the 200 building in room 445, provides reprographic services ranging from full-service copying, resumes, and faxing. Copy and print cards may be purchased at the Copy Center or at one of our convenient card vending machines located in the Research Alcove – 200 McAllister, 4th Floor, and in the… Continue reading

E-Learning from Westlaw

Published on: Author: Teresa L

West eLearning Center has free web-based modular courses with short lessons (4-10 minutes) to help you become a more efficient researcher. West eLearning allows you to learn at your own pace, on your own schedule and to track your progress online. If you need a refresher, try the Westlaw Fundamentals course: this series of short… Continue reading

Food & Drink in the New Library

Published on: Author: Teresa L

To keep our new Library nice and clean and free of creatures who don’t read, the policy allows drinks only in covered containers. There are some covered drink containers available at the Reference Desk if you need one. No food is allowed in the Library.

The Grand Scam Challenge

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Should you be required to pay to find out information about federal government jobs? Is it a violation of U.S. law to solicit for foreign lotteries? Are you aware of the scams out there? If not, take the Grand Scam Challenge and test your consumer savvy.

Finding Full-Text Journals and Law Reviews

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Use HeinOnline to find .pdf versions of 1,200 law and law-related periodicals. Link to it from the Library’s Subscription Database page. Besides the Law Journal Library, HeinOnline carries the: • Federal Register vols 1-72, 1936-current • US Reports, 1754-2003 and US Reports Slip Opinions, 2002-To date • Treaty collections: TIAS 11060-12734, UST vols 1-35 [1950-1984],… Continue reading

Attention 2Ls and 3Ls

Published on: Author: Teresa L

To all 2Ls and 3Ls who have never borrowed an item from the Library: Stop by the Circulation or Reference Desks in the Library and let us turn your Hastings ID into your library borrowing card, the process takes about a minute. Once completed, you will be able to check your library record online, and… Continue reading

Study Aids in the Library

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Most of the study aids in the library are available by asking at the Circulation Desk. This is a list by subject of the study aids in our collection. lf you’re looking for professional outlines such as Gilbert Law Summaries, they are available in the bookstore at both new and used prices.

Power Outlets in the Library

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The drilling and hammering sounds you hear in the Library are the study tables being constructed. Once installed most will have power connections available. In the meantime, power outlets can be found in the study rooms and in the window seating at the columns.

The Evasive 6th Floor

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The Hastings Law Library is on floors 4, 5, and 6 of 200 McAllister. You can only reach the upper floors once you’re inside the Library. There are two inner elevators near the foot of the grand stairway. The 5th floor has most of the bound law journals, library staff offices, and call numbers A… Continue reading

Adam Engelhart’s Field Guide

Published on: Author: Teresa L

What does American Jurisprudence look like? Why would I ever want to read an ALR? These answers and more can be found by taking a look at Adam Engelhart’s fantastic photographic field guide to the law library. A Hastings 3L, Adam posted pictures of all of the “principal legal reference works for 1Ls in the… Continue reading