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Collection Highlights – Shakespeare’s Birthday

Posted Apr 18, 2017

Our latest Collection Highlights are on display in the glass case in the library lobby. We are featuring highlights from our collection about William Shakespeare (believed to be born on April 23rd, 1564) and his works.

Picture of Shakespeare related materials as listed below

The items on display are:

  • The tragicall historie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke, 1603 by William Shakespeare PR 2750 B07 1923
  • Shakespeare for lawyers: a practical guide to quoting the Bard by Margaret Graham Tebo PR 3028 T43 2010
  • Was Shakespeare Shakespeare? A lawyer reviews the evidence by Milward W. Martin PR 2937 M38
  • Shakespeare's legal acquirements considered by John Lord Campbell PR 3028 C34
  • Contested Will: who wrote Shakespeare? by James Shapiro (This item is located in our Popular Reading Collection) PR 2937 S52 2011 
  • Shakespeare's will by J.O. Halliwell KF 759 S52 H35 1851a
  • Law versus equity in The merchant of Venice; a legalization of Act IV, Scene I by Mark Edwin Andrews PR 3028 A53
  • The breath of an unfee'd lawyer: Shakespeare on lawyers and the law edited by Edward J. Bander PR 2892 B25 1996

Bloomberg Law to update its interface on Monday April 3

Posted Mar 30, 2017

For those of you who regularly use (or are just learning about) Bloomberg Law they will be going live with a new interface on Monday April 3.

Bloomberg News March 2017

Some the changes include:

  • Orange tabs at the top of page will be gone
  • On the left of the screen will be a “Browse All” menu which will function similar to the tabs
  • Main search box on the main page will populate with sources suggestions
  • Main search box will default to search as natural language
  • Results will be most sorted by most relevant based on an algorithm
  • My Work History (on the right) is where the:
    • research trail
    • download
    • alerts

To see detailed information on the changes to Bloomberg Law, please use this link to see a video overview or scroll down until you see “Redesigned & Enhanced:” and select from the list.


Collection Highlights - The First Amendment

Posted Mar 2, 2017

The Mabie Law Library's latest Collection Highlights are on display in the glass case in the library lobby. We are featuring items from our collection highlighting First Amendment issues.

Collection of First Amendment materials

The items on display are:

  • Newsworthy : the Supreme Court battle over privacy and press freedom by Samantha Barbas. Call # KF 228 T54 B37 2017
  • John Peter Zenger, his press, his trial and a bibliography of Zenger imprints by Rutherfurd, Livingston. Call # KF 223 Z4 R87 1904a
  • Freeing the presses: the First Amendment in action edited by Timothy E. Cook. Call # KF 4774 F745 2013
  • Fighting for the press: the inside story of the Pentagon papers and other battles by James C. Goodale. Call # E 855 G66 2013
  • Whistleblowers, leaks and the media: the First Amendment and national security edited by Paul Rosenzweig, et al. Call # KF 3471 W48 2014
  • Revolutionary dissent: how the founding generation created the freedom of speech by Stephen D. Solomon. Call # KF 4770 S65 2016
  • The New York Times Company v. United States: a documentary history [of] the Pentagon papers litigation by The New York Times Company. Call # KF 228 N4 G66