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Kluwer IP Law Library Now Available

We know many of you don't like to deal with those loose leaf services to do research. Over the last year we have migrated those from Aspen, CCH and Kluwer to the online versions now available via the Library home page. This means you can use those dozens of premium titles when you are on a plane, train or automobile!

This month we highlight Kluwer IP Law. With access to Kluwer IP Law you can:

Public Entrance to IP Library Coming Very Soon

Sue Zago announced that this September the New Hampshire Institute for Health Policy & Practice (NHIHPP) will be moving into the faculty offices in the IP Library’s Reading Room on the 3rd floor.   We are delighted to have them here and expect that their public health and policy work will be a good fit for the law school and provide good opportunities for students and faculty to collaborate with them.   

Mission-critical information to faculty and students who have chosen the sports industry as their field

The Library has added a suite of electronic resourses that explores the legal side of sports like no other research tool. We deliver mission-critical information to faculty and students who have chosen the sports industry as their field, providing the kind of analysis that aids them in making the right business decisions.

Still like Lexis Classic? Use your Lexis Advance Password

If you are one of the few newbie Lexis users who prefer Lexis.com or a longtime user who knows how to zip around Lexis.com quickly, just be aware that as of this month you will need to use your Advance logon to access Classic - either directly or using the Research tab in Lexis Advance. If you had Classic remember you, as I had for many years, you will have to log out and click on the link to have Classic not remember your last logon or you will get caught in the trap of being told you did something wrong when you try to enter your Advance logon.

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PRACTICING LAW INSTITUTE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIPS ABSOLUTELY FREE (AGAIN)

According to our friend Mark Dighton at the Practicing Law Institute, PLI offers scholarships to students for our live AND archived programs. They have dropped the $25 scholarship application fee, so now you can get a full scholarship to PLI practice-oriented programs absolutely free. PLI programs could help you by:

IT'S TODAY : Summer Research Survival

Next Friday, 4/12,  at 3:15pm beginning in the Rich Room is Summer Research Survival.  Learn the top research tools, tasks and approaches used at summer positions and externships as reported to us by students who have gone before you. One way to differentiate yourself  is to have good research skills so you are considered someone who provides solutions in legal settings.  

Plenary Session

Library Offers Major Online Service of Major IP Treatises

The Library is happy to announce the addition of the IP Library to the Intelliconnect  Legal Web Research Platform. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, the parent to the CCH and Aspen brands, now makes finding IP law and over 40 of their most popular premium IP secondary analytical treatises and news convenient in one easy online service. And, unlike the print version, each publication contains links to primary source cited in the publication. You can use this service while at school or at home.