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I Have Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, & WestlawNext…Now How Do I Use Them?

August 22, 2014


During the first week of orientation, you should have received authorization codes for Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and WestlawNext. During your first year here at Georgia State Law, you will be using them predominately in Lawyering: Foundations and Legal Bibliography. While these classes will go over each of the systems in-depth, you can get a head […]

Lost? Don’t Worry, We Have a Guide for That

July 31, 2014


For most people now a days, if you need to directions to somewhere, you just punch it into your phone, and within a second, you know exactly what route to take. Although it may be hard to remember, there was a time in life when cell phones didn’t act as tiny computers. No email, no Facebook, […]

Bar Exam Logistics

July 22, 2014


With the Georgia Bar Exam quickly approaching, here are a couple of logistical questions you need to decide before the first day of exams: 1. Know the exam date. 2. Know the exam schedule. 3. Decide on where you will stay. Family, Friends, Hotel, etc. Try to stay somewhere close by and stress free. 4. How […]

Microsoft Office for your phone

July 7, 2014


You just thought of the perfect opening sentence for your environmental law paper, but your at the gym – miles away from a computer. Or you want to review your professor’s PowerPoint presentation from last class, but you forgot to print them out prior to boarding the train. Law students are constantly on the go, shuffling class […]

Research Plan

June 2, 2014


Plans are apart of life. Even those who like to live spontaneously make some plans. Law students definitely plan the courses they will take during law school, tourists hopefully plan what to see on their summer trip, and teachers always plan the topics they will discuss in class. Plans also come in handy when conducting legal […]

Legal Current Awareness

May 27, 2014


As evidenced by recent developments to laws regarding marijuana, same-sex marriage, and the right to carry, laws are constantly changing. An attorney’s legal education doesn’t end after graduating law school and passing the bar exam. On the contrary, these are mere starting points, as an attorney’s legal education continues throughout their career. The Georgia Bar requires […]

Net Neutrality

May 15, 2014


The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote today to determine whether to propose new rules for net neutrality. The idea behind net neutrality is that internet service providers should treat all online traffic equally. Hence, in the Atlanta area, Comcast and AT&T would have to treat online traffic coming from Georgia State College of Law […]

Free Coffee & Hot Tea

May 2, 2014


It’s exam time, which also means it’s time for exam study breaks. The Law Library will be providing free coffee and hot tea in the Law Library Conference from from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. on the following dates: Monday, May 5th Wednesday,  May 7th Monday,  May 12th We will also have a station set […]

Law Library Survey

April 8, 2014


It’s that time of the year again. The sun is starting to shine, college basketball is over, and the annual Law Library Spring Survey has just been posted. While it might not seem like the most fun activity ever, taking time to fill out the survey will be very beneficial to you and your classmates. […]

Meet Deborah Schander

March 4, 2014


This marks the third of a series of in-depth, exclusive interviews I am doing with the librarians and staff here at Georgia State University College of Law Library. I hope you enjoy! Austin: What is your name and what do you do? Deborah: Deborah Schander, Reference/Student Services Librarian. A: How long have you been at Georgia State […]


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