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Chicago Manual of Style - Online Now

Law faculty and students mainly work with the Bluebook style manual. But if you need to provide citations in non-law publications, the Chicago Manual of Style is the standard tool. Now you can get to it online 24/7 thanks to the University Libraries.

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Posted by Donna L. Nixon on Tue. May 19, 2015 1:53 PM
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Ravel Law - A Visual Approach to Legal Research

If you are looking for an alternative to traditional case law research tools, consider Ravel Law.

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Posted by Timothy J. Gallina (Tim) on Tue. May 5, 2015 3:11 PM
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Lex Machina - Legal Analytics for Intellectual Property Litigation

If you’re interested in empirical IP research, check out Lex Machina, a product of Stanford’s Center for Legal Informatics. Lex machina (which offers free accounts for law school academic users) offers a suite of legal analytic tools for federal IP litigation, helping law firm users to understand how to craft motions, proceed with claims, and what to expect in terms of timing of the resolution of a case. For academic uses, Lex Machina offers a huge, structured dataset of IP filings drawn from the Federal Courts, USPTO, and elsewhere.

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Posted by David R. Hansen (Dave) on Tue. May 5, 2015 10:22 AM
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Casetext: A New Free Legal Resource

Another place to go online to search for cases and to conduct other legal research for free is Casetext.

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Posted by Nick Sexton on Mon. May 4, 2015 10:54 AM
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Research Private & Unlisted Companies with PrivCo

Gathering information about private and unlisted companies is tough. But PrivCo may already have done the work for you. PrivCo provides business and financial data on more than 500,000 "major" non-publicly traded companies.

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Posted by Donna L. Nixon on Fri. May 1, 2015 2:23 PM
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Current ABA Journals on HeinOnline

The law library has a new subscription to current and past issues of ABA journals via HeinOnline's “ABA Law Library Collection Periodicals,” an expanded Hein ABA journal library. The collection nearly doubles the number and expands the scope of ABA titles available to us. The new collection:

  • Adds 45 more titles, bringing the total to 100
  • Eliminates the “embargo” on recent issues of many ABA publications
  • Includes a number of ABA section periodicals
  • Provides the current issues in full-color PDFs!  

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Posted by Donna L. Nixon on Fri. May 1, 2015 1:50 PM
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