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Summer 2021 Access for Continuing Students and Spring 2021 Graduate Access

The Law Library has a number of study aids available to help students prepare for exams.  West Academic Study Aids online includes outlines, summaries, hornbooks, Legalines, and ExamPro preparation materials. The LexisNexis Digital Library of Online Study Aids includes the Mastering series, the Questions & Answers series, and the Understanding series. The...

A third installment in our Welcome (Back) to the Law Library. In this article we highlight scanning, printing, and study aids, as well as reference service. Tech needs – scanning and printing Given the guidance on limiting shared surfaces, we have removed most of the public computers or keyboards and mice from the machines in the Library. The notable exceptions are limited devices on the 2nd Floor. The Library has two black and white printers and one scanner on the Main level/2nd Floor. Information Technology Services (ITS) is rolling out a tool to remotely release print jobs, but we still have a computer for...

A second installment in our Welcome (Back) to the Law Library. In this article we highlight signage, traffic flows and seating. Signage and traffic flows The Library staff has been busy placing signs to assist students in navigating the Library and its new traffic flow patterns. We understand that the one-way traffic flows will take some getting used to and will be inconvenient. If an area is not...

The Law Library is pleased to be open to current members of the Iowa College of Law Community.  You’ll be seeing new configurations in our physical space and our work procedures...such as checking books out through the protective shields at the front Circulation Desk. As a (re)introduction to the Law Library, be sure to check out our tours of the physical space (7 min. here) and the virtual space (6 min. ...

The Law Library will be closed on Monday, September 7, 2020, for the Labor Day holiday, with reference assistance suspended for the day as well.

Check out the summer and graduate access offered to law students by Bloomberg Law, Lexis Advance, and Westlaw.

While the Law Library is physically closed, the Law Library continues to offer access to a wide variety of electronic resources and to the same great reference help you would receive in person. Reference Service For reference assistance, please email refdesk@iowa.uiowa.edu. You may also call 319-335-9005 and leave a message with your contact information. A reference librarian will then return your phone call. Book Returns...

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Study aids are available for downloading from the LexisNexis Digital Library and from West Academic Study Aids. They are also available via mobile app for the Iowa Law community. Users may download materials from both services to their PC or mobile device for offline reading and annotating. The apps are free and available from GooglePlay or the Apple App Store. LexisNexis recently upgraded its platform, so if you’ve used the service...

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Have you visited the Law Library’s renovated computer lab? The previous computer lab layout was designed during a time when many students did not have their own computers, so it was important to fit many computers into the room. Unfortunately, this made for computers with small screens lined up closely to one another. With most students now having their own laptops, the computer lab renovation, completed in June 2019, is meant to provide students with a place to go for something more than they get from their laptops. The computer lab now houses eight computers with dual monitors on large desks. The desks raise and lower, so students can alternate between...

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