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January seems far away, but now is the time to consider advanced legal research courses for next semester. To help you become efficient and effective researchers, and to help you meet your experiential credit requirements, there are several courses being taught by librarians in Spring Semester 2019: Intersession: Advanced Legal Research Methods in Specialized Subjects: Solo Practitioner, a 1-credit topical course taught by Mr. Don Ford (January 7-11) Intersession: Advanced Legal Research Methods in Specialized Subjects: State...

We are excited to begin the new academic year - the Law Library is here to help with your legal research needs. The Law Library’s entrance is on the second floor of the Boyd Law Building. If you are not familiar with the layout of the Law Library, please see our maps page. For the Law Library’s opening hours and reference hours, please visit the Law Library’s homepage. To borrow materials or access reserve items, please visit our Circulation Desk, which is directly to the left as you enter the Law Library. Our collection – in print, electronic format, and microform – is one of the nation...

The Law Library is delighted to welcome Kevin K. Washburn, N. William Hines Dean and Professor of Law.    Dean Washburn comes to Iowa Law from the University of New Mexico, where he served as dean of the law school from July 2009 to October 2012.  In August 2012, he was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the Assistant Secretary to the Bureau of Indian Affairs.  He was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate in October 2012 and served until January 2016, when he returned to the UNM faculty as Regents Professor of Law.  He also served as a professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, the Rosenstiel Distinguished Professor...

With final exams approaching, students will benefit from many study aids available through the Law Library.   The Law Library is pleased to announce the addition of two popular exam prep tools from West Academic Study Aids: the Exam Pro Series and the...

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The Law Library is pleased to announce the purchase of Infortiatum: Super Prima Parte Infortiati, a 1478 edition of Bartolus’s important commentary on part of Justinian's Digest. Printed in Venice by Nicolas Jenson, it is the Law Library’s first incunable. The word “incunable” comes from the word meaning “cradle” in Latin. Applied to printing, it refers to books from 1450 to 1501, an era initiated by Johannes Gutenberg’s Bible, the first book printed with perfected moveable type. Previously, our oldest book was a 1505 edition of ...

Students may now access study aids via a free mobile app. Last fall, the Law Library announced the addition of West Academic’s Study Aids for Law Schools to its collection. Now, students may access these same study aids via a free mobile app that provides the same highlighting and note-taking capabilities of the web version, and syncs those notes across all of your devices. The collection includes over 250 study aids including Concise Hornbooks, Nutshells, Hornbooks, Flashcards, and exam prep titles, covering subjects across the law...

The Law Library is pleased to announce the addition of West Academic’s Study Aids for Law Schools. Students now have electronic access to over 250 study aids covering subjects across the law school curriculum. The collection includes Concise Hornbooks, Nutshells, Hornbooks, Flashcards, and exam prep titles. Features include the ability to bookmark pages, highlight passages, and add notes. With electronic access, you can use these study aids at BLB, at home, or anywhere you can access the internet. Check out these great tools for outlines and exam preparation.

January seems far away, but now is the time to consider courses for next semester. To help you become efficient and effective researchers, and to help you meet your experiential credit requirements, there are several advanced legal research (ALR) courses being taught by librarians in Spring Semester 2018: During intersession (January 9-12): Advanced Legal Research Methods in Specialized Subjects: Business Law, a 1-credit topical course taught by Mr. Don Ford Semester-long: Advanced Legal Research, a...

We are excited to begin the new academic year. The Law Library is here to help with your legal research needs. The Law Library’s entrance is on the second floor of the Boyd Law Building. If you are not familiar with the layout of the Law Library, please see our maps page. For the Law Library’s opening hours and reference hours, please visit the Law Library’s homepage. To check out materials or access reserve items, please visit our Circulation Desk, which is directly to the left as you enter...

The University of Iowa Law Library is delighted to announce an addition to our extensive Rare Book collection pertaining to Sir William Blackstone: The Palladium of Conscience (1773).

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