ASL Library

News and events at the Appalachian School of Law Library (Grundy, VA).

Friday, January 29, 2010

Get REAL: Finding Statutes

If you need state or federal statutes to bolster your legal arguments but don't know how to find them, join Ethan on Tuesday, February 2, as he navigates the legislative branch. The class will be held at the Reference Desk at noon, and will run about fifteen minutes.

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National Puzzle Day

Happy National Puzzle Day on January 29! As a prelude to National Library Week (April 11-17) when we also offer law- or library-themed puzzles for prizes, we have a logic puzzle based on this year's theme of Law & Society. Download the National Puzzle Day 2010 puzzle. Answers will be posted on Chris' door on Monday.

If that puzzle made you want more, check out our National Library Week page.

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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Get REAL: Law Reviews and Journals

This week, Ethan shares the secrets of finding law review articles to help you in your research. Join him on Tuesday, January 26, at noon at the Reference Desk for a fifteen-minute presentation on researching in journals.

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Monday, January 18, 2010

Get REAL: Secondary Sources (Part 2)

You might vaguely remember the initials "ALR" from your legal research class, but what is this series and how will it help you find the cases and statutes you need? Join Ethan at noon on Tuesday, January 19, as he shows you the secrets of this title. The class will meet at the Reference Desk, and it should run about 15 minutes.

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Thursday, January 14, 2010

MLK Day Hours (January 18)

We will have more limited hours on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 18, 2010.

We will be closed to the public.

The Circulation/Reserve Desk will be open from 2 pm to 6 pm. Students will have card access from 2 pm to midnight.

Hours on the preceding Saturday and Sunday are not impacted.

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Wednesday, January 06, 2010

Get REAL: Secondary Sources (Part 1)

Kick off the new year with some research tips from Ethan! On Tuesday, January 12, at noon, he will be reviewing some secondary sources -- treatises and encyclopedias -- that you might need to use in your research assignments. Learn how to use them and where to find them in this fifteen-minute session. The class will meet at the Reference Desk.

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