News and information useful to Cleveland-Marshall College of Law students, faculty and staff.

Archive for August 31st, 2010

Equal Justice Works 2010 Conference/Career Fair

Do you have a calling for Public Service?  If so, consider attending the 2010 Equal Justice Works Conference & Career Fair on October 22-23.  This year’s conference, held in Bethesda, MD, will give you the opportunity to meet with several Public Interest employers, leaders and practitioners.  In order to apply, you must create an Equal Justice Works account.  Once you have created an account, then register to attend the conference.  This is a great opportunity!  Take a moment to review their program and tips for during and after the conference.  If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Career Planning.

BNA Insights – Inspiration for Paper Topics

BNA Insights are a new feature of BNA’s updated libraries, called Resource Centers.   The Labor and Employment Law Resource Center is now available.  Resources Centers on other topics will follow.   On the home page of the Resource Center, you will see:

  • Insights – 3 to 5 page expert analysis by attorneys and law professors.  Great for paper topic inspiration!
  • Video Insights – 5-10 minute interviews on hot topics
  • Infodash – obtain newspaper and journal articles
  • Latest cases of the day
  • People on the Move (news about lawyers and firms)
  • The link for the Indexes is now the bottom of the page

When you pull up a case in the Resource Center, there are links to other cases and analysis on point.

Search My BNA is another new feature.  From any BNA database, you can search across all the BNA databases to which the C|M|LAW Library subscribes.  Look for the link in the upper left  called “Search My BNA”.  Access BNA from the Electronic Resources Page or this list of BNA Databases we Subscribe to.

For those unfamiliar with BNA, BNA databases are (1) Extensive libraries with detailed subject analysis , primary source materials and current reports or (2) Current Reports, apprising readers of new cases and other developments.  Information on accessing BNA.

C|M|LAW Blog on Your Mobile Phone

The C|M|LAW blog is optimized for viewing on your mobile phone.    Create a bookmark to our blog and pull it up any time to kill boredom waiting in line at the grocery store, waiting at the doctor’s office, etc.

  1. Run a Google Search for CM Law Blog
  2. Select the result for our new blog, ie.  “C-M Law Library Blog | News and information useful to Cleveland…” .
  3. Bookmark  the C|M|LAW blog on your phone
  4. Find a blank area on your phone’s home page and create a shortcut to the bookmark