Category Archives: Library Blog

Severe Weather Awareness Week

April 13-17, 2015 is Minnesota Severe Weather Awareness Week!  Do you know what you would do in case of an emergency?  See here ( for tips on being prepared, and information about the Statewide tornado drill on Thursday (NOT Wednesday), April 16 at 1:45 p.m. and 6:55 p.m.

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New Blackboard!

Over the summer, Mitchell purchased stand-alone Blackboard, so you will no longer be accessing your courses through LexisNexis. To access Blackboard, go to: Your username will be your (yes, you do need to include the “”!), and, if you have gone through the password syncing process, your password should be the same password you use …

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“Foreign Relations” available as free eBook

The Government Printing Office has recently begun offering free eBooks through the Federal Depository Library Program.  Of particular note is Foreign Relations of the United States, the official record of U.S. foreign policy decisions and diplomatic activity. The title can be accessed through a library catalog search, the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications, and through …

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Signing on to WestlawNext – Temporary Work-Around

Due to some temporary routing issues, for the next couple of days, while you are on campus, please use this link to log on to WestlawNext:, rather than accessing it through Westlaw’s Law School home page. If you are accessing Westlaw off-campus, you should have no problems. Please contact us on the reference desk if you …

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