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Law Library News and Views is a weekly column about library resources and events which appears in the University of Wisconsin Law School Newsletter. For the complete Law School Newsletter, go to http://www.law.wisc.edu/newsletter/. Neither Law Library News and Views nor the Law School Newsletter are published during the summer.

2005 - 2006

Date Topic
12/16/05 Change in Availability of Tax Forms
12/09/05 Movie Guides on the Web
11/18/05 Court Dockets and Briefs
11/11/05 BlogShares, a Fantasy Stock Market for Blogs: Valuing UW Law Bloggers
11/04/05 Web of Knowledge
10/30/05 Energy Law
10/24/05 New Electronic Resources at the Law Library
10/17/05 Article and Book Delivery Services
10/10/05 Finding, Reading, and Creating Blogs
9/26/05 Scammers, Spammers & Urban Legends
9/19/05 How Do I Find... Books About the Law and Law Review & Journal Articles
9/12/05 Searching for Charities and Tax Information
9/05/05 About the Law Library

2004 - 2005

Date Topic
5/9/05 Law Library Staff Reading List
5/2/05 Summer Access to LexisNexis & Westlaw
4/25/05 Legal Humor
4/11/05 Celebrate National Library Week @ the Law Library - April 10-16
4/4/05 Quicklaw - A Database of Canadian, UK Law and More
3/28/05 Online Alert Services
3/21/05 Women Lawyers & Judges
3/14/05 March is Women's History Month
3/07/05 Patent Sites on the Web
2/21/05 February is Black History Month
2/14/05 Getting There With Google Maps and A9 Yellow Pages
2/07/05 Print or Online?
1/31/05 Public Affairs Information Service (PAIS)
1/24/05 Historical Legal Materials from LLMC Digital
1/18/05 Scammers, Spammers & Urban Legends
12/14/04 Travel Web Sites
12/6/04 Getting Ready for Final Exams at the Law Library
11/22/04 News on the Web
11/15/04 Directly Link to Full-text Articles with Find It from the UW-Madison Libraries
11/08/04 Researching Statistics Online
11/01/04 RIA Checkpoint
10/25/04 New: Communications Regulation from Pike & Fischer
10/18/04 Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text & Retrospective
10/11/04 Using MadCat to Locate Study Guides in the Law Library
10/04/04 WisBlawg, a New Blog for Wisconsin’s Legal Community
9/24/04 Law Library Bibliographies and Research Guides
9/20/04 The Video Collection in the Law Library
9/13/04 Store Files or Host a Web Page with My WebSpace from DoIT
9/07/04 About the Law Library

2003 - 2004

Date Topic
4/30/04 Summer Access to LexisNexis & Westlaw
4/16/04 Celebrate National Library Week @ the Law Library: April 19-23, 2004
4/9/04 Tax Forms & Instructions and UW - Madison Libraries Web Site
3/19/04 March is Women's History Month: Women Lawyers & Judges
3/12/04 March is Women’s History Month
2/27/04 Did You Hear the One About?
2/13/04 February Is Black History Month
2/6/04 Print or Online?
1/23/04 Top Twenty Courtroom Novels
12/15/03 Get Ready for Final Exams at the Law Library
12/05/03 New Service for Monitoring Wisconsin Legislation
12/01/03 It Must Be True – I Saw It on the Web
11/21/03 IndexMaster
10/31/03 Electronic Wisconsin Bar Books and Jury Instructions on
LOIS Professional Library
10/24/03 Article and Book Delivery Services
10/17/03 How Do I Find. . . Case Law, Legislation, & Regulations at the Law Library
10/06/03 LexisNexis Congressional, A Database of Legislative Information
9/26/03 How Do I Find... Books About the Law and Law Review & Journal Articles at the Law Library
9/19/03 Most Challenged Books of 2002
9/12/03 AskLaw Live Online Reference Service -
Chat with a Law Librarian From Anywhere!
9/05/03 About the Law Library

2002 - 2003

Date Topic
5/12/03 Law Library Staff Reading List Challenge answer
5/01/03 Researching Statistics Online Challenge question
4/28/03 New AskLaw Live Online Reference Service -
Chat with a Law Librarian From Anywhere!
4/21/03 Free Legal Research this Summer with Loislaw.com  
4/14/03 Cost Effective Legal Research Tips for Law School Graduates NLW Wrap up
4/07/03 Celebrate National Library Week at the Law Library  
3/31/03 The Law According to Blog Challenge answer
3/24/03 March is Women's History Month Challenge question
3/11/03 “Terms and Connectors” vs. “Natural Language” Searching Challenge answer
3/04/03 UW - Madison Libraries Web Site Challenge question
2/25/03 Search Nineteenth Century Legal Journals with
19th Century Masterfile
Challenge answer
2/19/03 February is Black History Month Challenge question
2/10/03 Foreign and International Research on the Web Challenge answer
2/03/03 New Service - Electronic Course Reserves     2/10 - Update Challenge question
1/27/03 It Must Be True – I Saw It on the Web  
12/09/02 CQ Researcher Overview Challenge answer
12/02/02 Searching the Deep Web Challenge question
11/25/02 Web of Science Challenge answer
11/18/02 Finding Books, etc. with MadCat and
WorldCat Library Catalogs
Challenge question
11/11/02 Index to Legal Periodicals Challenge answer
11/04/02 IndexMaster Challenge question
10/28/02 Update your Research Automatically with
LexisNexis’s ECLIPSE or Westlaw’s WestClip
Trivia answer
10/21/02 Book Retrieval Service Delivers Books
from Other Libraries on Campus
Trivia question
10/14/02 Options for Interlibrary Loan Trivia answer
10/07/02 Business Electronic Resources Trivia question
9/30/02 LexisNexis Congressional, A Database of Legislative Information Trivia answer
9/23/02 How Do I Find - Case Law, Legislation, & Admin. Regulations Trivia question
9/16/02 How Do I Find - Books About the Law, Law Reviews & Journals
9/09/02 Tools for Legal Research and Understanding Legal Citations
9/03/02 About the Law Library

2001 - 2002

Date Topic
5/13/02 Cost Effective Legal Research Tips for Graduates  
5/06/02 New Book Retrieval Service Delivers Books
from Other Libraries on Campus
Trivia answer
4/29/02 Access E-Resources from Home via "Proxy" Trivia question
4/22/02 Law Library Staff Reading List NLW Winners
4/15/02 Top Ten Reasons to Visit the Law Library Natl Lib Week
4/08/02 New Resource! Hein-On-Line Trivia answer
4/01/02 Public Affairs Information Service Trivia question
3/25/02 No article this week - Spring Break Trivia answer
3/18/02 Researching Statistics Online Trivia question
3/11/02 Loislawschool.com Trivia answer
3/04/02 March is Women's History Month Trivia question
2/25/02 BNA Online Trivia answer
2/18/02 "Terms and Connectors" vs "Natural Language" Searching Trivia question
2/11/02 E-Resources Connectors Table Trivia answer
2/04/02 February is Black History Month Trivia question
1/28/02 Top Twenty Courtroom Novels
Trivia answer
1/23/02 UW- Madison Libraries Web Site Trivia question
12/17/01 Tools for Legal Research and Understanding Legal Citations
12/10/01 Locating Books About the Law
12/03/01 Web of Science
11/26/01 New Resource! Quicklaw America
11/19/01 Exciting New Westlaw Releases in 2001
11/12/01 LexisNexis Enhancements
11/05/01 IndexMaster
10/29/01 Update your Research Automatically with
LexisNexis's ECLIPSE or Westlaw's WestClip
10/22/01 Options for Interlibrary Loan
10/15/01 Selected Recent Acquisitions Email Service
10/08/01 Electronic Library Services
9/24/01 Seventeen Ways to Get the Most from Your Browser
9/18/01 Foreign and International Research On the Web
9/12/01 The Law Library Goes Wireless
9/04/01 About the Law Library

2000 - 2001

Date Topic
5/07/01 New Developments in Law Library Network Access
4/30/01 National Law Day
4/23/01 Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
4/16/01

Evaluating Internet Sites

4/09/01

Law-Specific Search Engines & Portals

4/02/01 Movies and the Law
3/26/01 The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln
3/19/01 Freedom of Information Day
3/5/01 CALI (Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction)
2/26/01 Criminal Justice Periodical Index
2/19/01 Good, Fast, or Cheap: Two out of Three Ain't Bad?
2/12/01 Databases: Library Catalogs v. Indexes v. Full Text
2/5/01 Loislawschool.com
1/29/01 LOIS Professional Library - Wisconsin, 7th Circuit, & Supreme Court
1/22/01 Tools for Researching Wisconsin Legislation & Conducting Legislative History
12/18/00 Wisconsin Law on the Internet
12/11/00 Search Engines - Google
12/4/00 Getting Ready for Final Exams at the Law Library
11/27/00 Congressional Universe, a Database of Legislative Information
11/20/00 LegalTrac, a Legal Periodical Index (No longer available as of 11/01/01)
11/13/00 John Steuart Curry's "The Freeing of the Slaves"
11/6/00

Law Library Copy Center

10/30/00 Network Connections in the Library
10/23/00 Printing from Public Workstations
10/16/00 Voter Resources
10/9/00 Introduction to Legal Periodical Indexes
10/2/00 Recreational Reading and Viewing Materials at the Law Library
9/25/00 Locating Resources at the Law Library, Part Two: Library Catalogs
9/18/00 Locating Resources at the Law Library, Part One: Resource Guides
9/11/00 Electronic Library Services
9/5/00 Web Site Redesign

 

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