Blog Posts: Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki)

Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki)

CCH Intelliconnect News

The CCH databases the law school and the University subscribe to, the Business and Finance Internet Research Network, Mergers and Acquisitions, Health & Human Resources Internet Research Network, and the Tax Research Database, are now all accessible via Intelliconnect. Intelliconnect is a new search interface which allows users to search all of the campuses CCH databases on one platform. It also offers users a means to save their personal settings and prior searches. Intelliconnect does however require that persons create a user id and password in order to access the new system.

The CCH databases may be directly accessed from the online catalog or the legal database menu on the law library's website. Access to the CCH Tax Research network is limited to current faculty, staff and students and requires onyen and password authentication in addition to your Intelliconnect user id and password.

If you have additional questions, please contact a Reference Librarian.

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Wed. January 6, 2010 12:08 PM
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Westlaw Password Security Changes

In an effort to meet higher password security standards Westlaw is implementing a stronger password standard called OnePass. If your current username and password do not meet the stronger standard, you now have until January 31, 2010 to update your account.

Information about the new OnePass requirements started appearing when you signed on to this weekand is available at If you have any questions regarding the OnePass security requirements or need assistance setting up a OnePass account, please contact me at 919-843-4959 or

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Fri. November 6, 2009 10:17 AM
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Fall Semester Intensive Legal Research Workshop

Due to the popularity of last Spring's Summer Success Workshop, the Law Library has decided to hold, for the first time, this workshop in the Fall. This program is designed for 2Ls and 3Ls.

This hands on workshop will take place on October 30th from 12-4 p.m.

Reference Librarians will walk you through real-world research questions. You will learn how to tackle work assignments and brush up on your research skills.

Please sign up at the Law Library reference desk.

For more information, contact Margaret Hall:

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Fri. October 16, 2009 1:05 PM
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Perspectives on Open Access Forum

The UNC Libraries Scholarly Communication Committee invites you to a panel on perspectives on open access. Come celebrate Open Access Week! Join us as notable members across the academic community comment on their experiences with open access publishing. How does it work? Who can participate? Has it made anyone's life easier? Come find out!

Panelists include James Boyle, Professor, Duke Law School; Phil Edwards, Instructor, UNC SILS; Kate McGraw, Librarian, Health Sciences Library, UNC; and Kevin Smith, Scholarly Communications Officer, Duke.

Monday, October 19, 2009
3:30-4:30 p.m.
Meeting Room 214,
Davis Library

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Fri. October 16, 2009 1:03 PM
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"NOT" operator added to HeinOnline's Search Field

For those HeinOnline users who prefer to search using the Field Search, Hein has added a small but powerful option to this search page. The 'NOT' operator is now a selectable option in addition to the AND/OR operators you are used to using. The 'NOT' operator is used in a search the same way that you would use the AND/OR operators.

Simply select the NOT option from the drop box. The NOT operator is different because it functions as an exclusionary tool. This can be quite useful in weeding out search results that are very similar to the topic you are looking for, but are actually irrelevant to your search and just diluting the results that you really want.

For more information, go to the Hein weblog.

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Mon. September 28, 2009 10:54 AM
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Hein's Federal Register Coverage Updated Daily

The Federal Register in HeinOnline just keeps getting better. Regular users of HeinOnline's Federal Register Library already know that with coverage starting in 1936, HeinOnline has the most comprehensive coverage of the Federal Register available online. Now, HeinOnline's coverage is updated daily with the most current Federal Register content available!

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Mon. September 21, 2009 12:12 PM
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Law 101 Classes

1Ls Join the Law Librarians for a quick refresher on the basic components of law.

All Classes are in room 3031 at 3:45 p.m.

Wednesday, September 23rd: Administrative Law
Thursday, September 24th: Study Aids
Wednesday, September 30th: Secondary Sources
Thursday, October 1: Case Law

For more information contact Margaret Hall, or stop by the reference desk.

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Fri. September 18, 2009 3:12 PM
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HeinOnline Print/Download Option Has Moved!

Don't be alarmed when you go to click the printer icon in the upper right hand corner of the page toolbar and it's not there! The printer icon has moved from the far right to the middle of the page toolbar. Now the printer icon is the first icon to the right of the page forward button.

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Wed. September 9, 2009 10:43 AM
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New HeinOnline Searching Feature

The new search tool allows HeinOnline users to easily search for words or phrases in the section, or the page they are currently viewing.

The new search option is available throughout HeinOnline. When viewing a page, you will see a new magnifying glass icon located above the page image.

Clicking this icon will cause a box to appear, giving you the option to search just the particular page you are viewing, or the entire section. Both word and phrase searching works with this new feature, but please be sure to put your phrase searches in quotation marks (ex."Federal Law").

Hein has also put together a short video detailing how the searching feature is used.

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Tue. August 11, 2009 7:58 AM
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Library of Congress Sonia Sotomayor Resources

Here is a Library of Congress webpage with links to cases, articles, congressional documents, and other web resources related to Sonia Sotomayor.

Sonia Sotomayor Resources

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Posted by Nichelle J. Perry (Nikki) on Tue. August 4, 2009 9:27 AM
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