Blog Archive: 2017

GPO Updates the Digitized Congressional Record (Bound Edition) from 1941-2007

On August 2, 2017, the Government Printing Office announced the release of a digitized version of the Congressional Record (Bound Edition) from 1941-1950, which is available for free viewing here. This latest addition supplements previous releases of the Congressional Record begun earlier this year and provides users with access to the digitized Congressional Record from 1941-2001, 2005-2007. 
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Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Thu. August 3, 2017 8:28 AM
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Neil Gorsuch Project

The Neil Gorsuch Project: A website to help researchers locate information on Supreme Court Nominee Judge Neil Gorsuch.
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Posted by Tiffany Camp on Fri. March 17, 2017 2:26 PM
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Social Media Searching on ProQuest Congressional

ProQuest Congressional is a great resource for finding information regarding government documents.  But did you know that there is a way to search social media platforms?
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Posted by Allison Symulevich on Wed. March 8, 2017 11:13 AM
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Researching Executive Orders - A New Twist

It was recently reported that the White House posted incorrect versions of executive orders on With the government website appearing to be an unreliable source for final executive orders, where can you locate reliable, official versions of executive orders?
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Posted by Nicole M. Downing on Fri. February 24, 2017 9:06 AM
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United Nations Treaty Series

The United Nations Treaty Series, the largest collection of treaty documents, is available online at no charge and in pdf format.
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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Wed. February 22, 2017 2:38 PM
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UNC Law Library Remembers Sylvia Mathis

The first black woman FBI agent in the United States was UNC-Chapel Hill’s Sylvia Elizabeth Mathis (J.D., 1975)
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Posted by Tiffany Camp on Fri. February 3, 2017 12:59 PM
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Students Can Benefit from the Bloomberg Law IP Practice Center Right Now!

Bloomberg Law has revamped their IP Practice Center with practice tools and resources for Patents, Trade Secrets, Trademarks, Copyrights, Tech & Telecom, and Media. Students may think that these are tools for practitioners, which is true! Practice Centers are designed with the research needs of practitioners in mind. That doesn’t mean students can’t benefit from the resources as well.
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Posted by Nicole M. Downing on Thu. January 26, 2017 1:25 PM
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New Foreign Law Content in Lexis

Now that the phase-in of Lexis Advance is complete, the research service has added some foreign law primary sources to its collection.
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Posted by Jim Sherwood on Mon. January 23, 2017 2:02 PM
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Navigating Lexis Advance's Search Term Maps

When researching cases in Lexis Advance, you might have noticed that your search results just got a bit more colorful. Lexis Advance’s new Search Term Maps tool utilizes data visualization to help you browse through search results and also navigate through cases based upon your keyword searches. 
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Posted by Melissa M. Hyland on Thu. January 19, 2017 2:34 PM
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New Bloomberg Law Feature: Smart Code

Bloomberg Law has introduced a new feature to make your research more integrated and comprehensive.
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Posted by Tiffany Camp on Tue. January 17, 2017 3:44 PM
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