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Legal Information Center Announcements

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. […]

Summer and Post-Graduation Access to Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg

Summer Access for Students Not Graduating in May 2017 Your law student account for Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg can all be used over the summer, though under different terms for each database. Lexis and Bloomberg have no restrictions on summer use of your student account, and you don’t need to do anything to continue your […]

Legal research on immigration ban

Recently, UF Law held a discussion session with Professors Berta Hernández-Truyol, Darren Hutchinson, and Shalini Ray to discuss the current constitutional, judicial, and immigration issues surrounding the executive orders President Trump signed on Jan 27, 2017 regarding travel restrictions on those with citizenship from seven Middle Eastern countries.  The assembly was very well attended by […]

LIC Student Survey Results

In October 2016, the Legal Information Center (LIC) asked students to take a survey about their experiences at the LIC. To encourage participation, respondents had a chance to win two tickets to the UF homecoming football game. The results of the survey are as follows: 93.33% indicated they are satisfied or very satisfied with the […]

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