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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.

IP Library Provides Most up to date America Invents Act analytical content

The publishing industry is catching up with blogs, newsletters, social media, CLE and professional association meetings with recently released treatises on the America Invents Act. If you want to increase your exposure to this content - the books have arrived and will be cataloged very soon. They are currently with Matt Jenks, Cataloger. If there are other AIA titles we need to hold, please notify me. Enjoy.