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The LIC, your support during finals!

As exam time rounds the corner, remember the Legal Information Center is here to support you! Here are some of the ways the LIC can help: 24/7 Access to LIC during finals (stay tuned for dates) Study Aids Online Study rooms available through D!BS online system for easy reservations Library staff and librarians available for […]

Indigenous Law Portal

  If you are interested in conducting research on the indigenous tribes of the United States, Canada and Mexico, the Indigenous Law Portal is a great place to start.  The portal is available on the Law Library of Congress’ website at  http://www.loc.gov/law/help/indigenous-law-guide/americas/north-america/united-states/index.php. You can find a variety of resources on the portal including the following: […]

On this day in history…Nixon fires Archibald Cox

ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY On October 20, 1973, President Richard Nixon ordered Attorney General Richardson to fire Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox.  Richardson refused and resigned in protest.  Nixon then ordered Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus to fire Cox.  Ruckelshaus also refused and resigned in protest.  Nixon then ordered Solicitor General Robert Bork, who by […]

Study Aids Online

Over the past few weeks the library has gotten a number of questions from students about West Academic Study Aids.  Here’s the deal: Law students who are physically on campus can access West Academic Study Aids online without signing in or creating an account.  Go to https://subscription.westacademic.com/ and begin browsing.  Probably the most useful starting […]

New Study Rooms in the Legal Information Center

The Legal Information Center (LIC) has added additional study rooms! Located at the west end of the second floor, past the Tax area, offices 240 A-E are ideal individual study rooms. The rooms are in the D!BS online system and are now available to be Reserved!

New LIC Hours For Fall 2017

Great news! The Legal Information Center (LIC) will be expanding our hours this fall to better meet your studying needs. Law students will have access to the LIC as early as 6:00am and as late as 2:00am. The new hours are listed below. Please note that you will need your Gator 1 Card to swipe […]

Track Your Cites Easily: Create a Google Scholar Profile

Calling all scholars seeking to measure their scholarly impact: create a Google Scholar author profile! Google Scholar tracks citations to scholarly work using databases such as HeinOnline, Lexis, and JSTOR, as well as citations in books, theses, and other academic documents typically not housed in a database (such as white papers and some open access […]

Florida House in Washington, D.C.

Washington D.C. is known for its concentration of embassies of foreign governments. Did you know that Florida is the only state to have its own embassy in Washington D.C.? It is called the Florida House. It was founded in 1972 by Mrs. Rhea Chiles – the wife of then U.S. Senator Lawton Chiles. The house […]

The Law Library is Hiring!

Want to get paid to hang out at the library? The library is hiring eager, friendly and dynamic employees for the circulation desk, and the stacks department. If you’re looking for summer or fall employment, please fill out an application at the circulation desk. For inquiries about the job, please contact our Access Services Manager, […]

24/7 Access to LIC During Finals

In response to law student requests, the Legal Information Center (LIC) will be extending its hours during the upcoming reading and exam period. Beginning at 7:30am on Sunday, April 23rd, the LIC will be open to law students 24 hours per day, seven days per week, until we close at 5:00pm on Thursday, May 11th. […]