Celebrating Black History Month:  Researching Racism

Celebrating Black History Month: Researching Racism

racism (1903) 1. The belief that some races are inherently superior to other races. 2. Unfair treatment of people, often including violence against them, because they belong to a different race from one’s own. — racist, adj. & n.   (Black’s Law...
Five Things to Know

Five Things to Know

Although the Jacob Burns Law Library is closed, we’re here to help with our virtual services.  The library staff continue to work to help you with your legal research requests.   Here are five things to know: Our virtual desk is open Monday – Friday, 9am...
Jacob Burns Law Library Operations and Covid-19

Jacob Burns Law Library Operations and Covid-19

Although the law library is closed, we are still here to help.  We’re working remotely to answer your questions about legal research.  You can reach us: 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday – Sunday. Contact us: Email: ...
Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings

The Jacob Burns Law Library wishes everyone a safe and enjoyable holiday season. The Law Library is open December 18 to December 20, 9:00am – 4:45pm.  The Law Library is closed for the University’s Winter Holiday from Saturday, December 21, 2019, through...
200 Million and Counting

200 Million and Counting

In November 2019, a milestone was reached in the world of libraries and interlibrary resource sharing:  the submission of the 200 millionth request from a library to obtain a copy of an article needed by one of its faculty.  The library that placed that request was...