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Crash Course on Legal Research class today! 5/14, 5:30 – 7:00 PM, Classroom K (198 Building)

Published on: Author: Teresa L

 Please RSVP to libref@uchastings.edu by 4 pm today (Wednesday, May 14.) Have a summer job? Need to brush up on your legal research skills?  The UC Hastings Law Library is offering a Crash Course on Legal Research focused on the practical skills you’ll need to get started on your first assignment. Come by after work on… Continue reading

Rent-a-Pet at the Library!

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Following the success of our dog therapy program, the library will expand its services to offer a new service to students, Rent-a-Pet. Students will be able to “rent” (borrow) a pet for a period of time between 2 hours and 24 hours. Borrowing is free, but your student ID is required. While “traditional” animals like… Continue reading

Courtroom View Network (CVN)

Published on: Author: Teresa L

New database available! “Courtroom View Network” allows UC Hastings students to stream real courtroom videos, highlighted with expert commentary and analysis. The database also includes training libraries, which feature video clips of attorneys executing essential litigation skills and techniques. To sign up, go to https://lawschool.cvn.com/signup. Use your UC Hastings email address to create an individual… Continue reading

Librarian Grace Takatani is Retiring!

Published on: Author: Teresa L

After 36 years at UC Hastings, Grace Takatani is retiring!  Grace has worn a number of hats at UC Hastings, serving as U.S. Government Documents Assistant, California Documents Assistant, Special Collections Cataloger, Catalog Librarian, and Reference and Archives Reference Librarian during her long tenure here. A celebration of Grace’s contribution to the law school community… Continue reading

Deering’s California Codes Collection

Published on: Author: Teresa L

The San Francisco office of Pillsbury Winthrop has recently donated to the Hastings Law Library its collection of Deering’s California Codes.  Dating back to 1866 when the Bancroft-Whitney Company of San Francisco began publishing the codes in 1866, this collection includes not only the bound volumes, but all of the supplements and pocket parts.  These… Continue reading

Power outlets on the 4th Floor

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Additional power outlets have been installed in the 4th Floor Reading Room by the McAllister St window in response to student requests (thanks for the suggestion). There are now plenty of outlets available for the window seats. However, they are not so easy to find (see photo below). So look between the window and the… Continue reading