Hit the ground running at summer internships, clerkships, and externships. Learn how to conduct real world research in an employment setting during a 75 minute session designed by practicing attorneys and law school and firm librarians. Topics will include how firms bill and recover costs, cost-effective research, using practice materials and advanced databases, and work product expectations. Get practical tips on how to succeed this summer!
Check out your professors’ latest scholarship on Mitchell Open Access:
- From Professor Steenson, The Domagala Dilemma-Domagala v. Rolland and Minnesota Negligence Law and the Restatement (Third) of Torts: Liability for Physical and Emotional Harms; and
- From Professors Deer and Jacboson, Dakota Tribal Courts in Minnesota: Benchmarks of Self-Determination
A reminder that we have reduced hours over spring break:
Spring Break Hours
March 2 – 9, 2013
Mon.–Thurs.| 7:30 am–10:00pm
Reference | 9 am–5 pm
Friday | 7:30 am–6 pm
Reference | 9 am–5 pm
Saturday March 9 | 9 am–5 pm
Regular Hours resume Sunday, March 10. Enjoy your time off!
Mark your calendars for February 28! The Library and Information Resources, along with the William Mitchell MJF Chapter, The Affordable Housing & Community Economic Development Student Organization, The William Mitchell Community Development Clinic, and The Environmental Law Society are presenting a lecture on Geographic Information Systems and how they are used in various arenas.
Welcome back! Below is the schedule for research refreshers for Advocacy students. These refreshers will help you research the legal issues in your appellate briefs. Please note the times and locations. For the Library Refreshers , sign-up and registration is not required; just go to the Library Reference Desk at the time listed. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For Lexis Advance, see the sign –up sheets on the Lexis Law School homepage.
For WestlawNext, see the sign-up sheets on the Westlaw Law School homepage.
Reference Desk (30 min)
Friday, January 18th: 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 20th: 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 22nd: 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, January 23rd: 10:00 a.m.
Thursday, January 24th: 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Friday, January 25th: 11:00 a.m.
Friday, January 25th: 3:00 p.m.
Sunday, January 27th: 1:30 p.m.
Sunday January 27th: 3:00 p.m.
|Lexis Advance-see locations (30 min)
Saturday, January 19th: 2:00 p.m., Room 123
Tuesday, January 22nd: 12:00 p.m., Room 225
Tuesday, January 22nd : 1:00 p.m., Room 225
Wednesday, January 23rd: 11:00 a.m., Room 223
Wednesday, January 23rd: 12:00 p.m., Room 223
Wednesday, January 23rd: 1:00 p.m., Room 223
Thursday, January 24th: 11:00 a.m., Room 223
Thursday, January 24th: 12:00 noon, Room 223
Saturday, January 26th: 2:00 p.m., Room 225
|WestlawNext-see locations (40 min)
Saturday, January 19th: 11:00 p.m., Room 188
Saturday, January 19th: 3:30 p.m., Room 125
Tuesday, January 22nd: 2:30 p.m., Room 125
Tuesday, January 22nd: 3:30 p.m., Room 125
|Wednesday, January 23rd: 3:00 p.m., Room 188
Wednesday, January 23rd : 4:00 p.m., Room 188
Thursday, January 24th: 1:30 p.m., Room 125
Thursday, January 24th: 2:30 p.m. , Room 125
Saturday, January 26th: 12:00 p.m. , Room 125
The library catalog will not be available for up to 5 hours tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan. 15th). We are doing a major upgrade to the system beginning between 10 and 11 tomorrow morning. If you need help finding materials in our collection our reference and circulation staff are happy to assist you.
Research refreshers for the library, WestlawNext and LexisAdvance start next week! More information will be forthcoming in class on January 17; also check Westlaw’s and Lexis’ training calendars. Meanwhile, get ahead by stopping by the reference desk or chatting with us during our regular hours. We can help you find that treatise, statute or case law you need to get you going in the right direction. Additionally, check out our research guides made just for you: Advocacy and Advocacy Trial Skills.
The library will be closed for Winter Break from Saturday, December 22 through Tuesday, January 1. We will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, but we will be on intersession hours:
Wed.–Fri.| 9 am–5 pm
Reference | 9 am–5 pm
Saturday – Sunday | 9 am–5 pm
May you enjoy a restful, peaceful break spending time with friends and family, and may you return ready to research! We will look forward to seeing you in January.
This seems as good a day as any to remind you of the school’s weather-related campus closings procedure. If you have not already done so, you should sign up for Mitchell’s e2Campus system, which will text and/or email you in the event of a school closing. Additionally, such notices will be posted on the College website, and you can call the main switchboard at 651-227-9171 or Toll Free 1-888-962-5529 (option 3 for Weather Information).
For snow plowing / snow emergency information:
Stay safe (and don’t get plowed in!)!