Category Archives: E-Resources

Looking for Something? Check Our LibGuides

Not sure where to find help for your Crim Law course? Having trouble starting your seminar paper? What about you  mock trial competition? Find resources and information on these topics and more in our librarian-curated research guides. Other popular guides cover international law, Illinois legislative history, and the treatise finder. Looking for a guide that…
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New Arbitration, Labor, and Employment Resource Subscription

If you have an interest in arbitration, labor, and employment law, LawMemo may be of use to you. LawMemo offers three reporters, custom case alerts, and access to a labor & employment database with summaries of cases dating back to 1999. It covers all state and federal appellate courts, including the D.C. Circuit and the U.S. Supreme…
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From the Collection: Internet and Online Law

From Facebook to Edward Snowden to just about everything else, keeping up with the online world is a challenge, especially when it comes to the law surrounding it. This law is constantly developing in order to address concerns about data collection and privacy, defamation, e-commerce, and more. All of this makes it a fascinating area…
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Exam Prep and Practice Questions

While outlining your courses is the most prevalent form of studying for exams, don’t underestimate the value of doing practice questions (I’m sure you haven’t; just consider this a gentle reminder). If they’re available, work on your professors’ previous exams. Check out our exams on reserve through eCommons. Even if your professor hasn’t provided any…
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Mango Languages and Translator

Been wanting to learn Japanese? Arabic? Spanish? Maybe you already know a second language (like English), and you just need to check your translation skills. Visit the JMLS Library online language-learning center powered by Mango Languages. This service offers lessons in more than 60 languages, including English lessons in 17 different languages. Check out Mango…
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Westlaw Free Printing Ends June 30

Beginning June 30, Westlaw will discontinue free printing. Dedicated Westlaw printers will be removed, and Westlaw print jobs will need to be routed to JMLS network printers. You will be charged the standard JMLS rate per sheet for Westlaw printing. Lexis will maintain both free printing and the dedicated Lexis printers.

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JMLS Institutional Repository Growing

Read law review articles published nationwide by our faculty from the John Marshall Institutional Repository. Launched two months ago, the IR has been quite a success! To date, we’ve uploaded nearly 350 article PDFs, and most are available for full-text download. For those that aren’t, we provide citation information. The JMLS Institutional Repository promises to…
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Introducing Bloomberg Law – Join us for lunch on Oct 22.

Students and faculty at JMLS now have access to Bloomberg Law.   You may be familiar with Bloomberg’s financial and news services, but with last year’s acquisition of BNA, Bloomberg is now a full service legal research platform.  Bloomberg Law provides access to primary legal materials (cases, statutes and regulations) in addition to its own citator…
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Electronic books now available

JMLS students, faculty and staff now have access to thousands of e-books.   Users can locate e-books by searching the library catalog, where search results now include both print and electronic books. The e-books can be viewed in a web browser; no e-reader (Kindle, Nook, etc.) is required.    Users can also download the books to be…
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Index to Legal Periodicals now available via EBSCOhost

The Index to Legal Periodicals, previously available through the WilsonWeb platform, is now available through EBSCOhost.  What does this mean for you?  You can now search for legal and non-legal articles in the same place! The library subscribes to EBSCOhost for the popular Academic Search Complete, a comprehensive database featuring scholarly articles  from a wide…
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