Law Library Unveils Fordham Digital Collection

By Valeri Craigle for the Quinney Law Library Blog – The Law Library is pleased to announce the recent launch of the Jefferson B. Fordham Digital Collection ( Fordham was a vocal supporter of individual rights and racial equality, served as dean of the University of Pennsylvania’s law school from 1952 until 1970, and was […]

Twitter Indexes Every Tweet since 2006

By Valeri Craigle for the Quinney Library Blog: Until today, if you wanted to search Twitter for your favorite sports scores, conference proceedings, or industry discussions, you only had about a week’s worth of tweets to draw from. Granted, that’s still several billion tweets, but  today, Twitter announced that it will be making available to […]

E-Reserves Take a Hit in Latest Federal Court Ruling

This past Friday, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals called into question the rights of Universities to post certain copyrighted materials to their e-reserves systems, by reversing Cambridge Univ. Press v. Patton et al., sending it back to the lower court for further action. Read the decision here

Family Reading Room at the Marriott Library Now Open

The new Family Reading Room at the Marriott Library is now open and ready for use. The room is located on the 3rd floor of the Marriott. Study rooms can be reserved online via Marriott’s scheduler. See their study room policy The Family Reading Room has some lactation rooms adjacent to it. There is also […]

Lexis Advance New Streamlined Interface

By Melissa Bernstein for the Quinney Library Blog – Lexis Advance released a new streamlined interface yesterday (September 8).  The new interface is more intuitive and eliminates the tabbed results featured in the prior interface.  Alerts, tables of contents, browsing and filters have been enhanced.  Interested in more information?  There are helpful videos on the Lexis […]

Off-Campus Access to Library Materials

One of the most frequently asked questions we get at the Library is how to access electronic resources from off-campus. Aside from the databases that require your own personal login (like Westlaw and Lexis), you can get direct access to University Community databases (like Heinonline or Factiva) by logging into the campus VPN here: […]