Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library

With more than 200,000 shelved volumes and 96,000 volumes on microfiche as well as 16 conference rooms and 474 study spaces, the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library is an extraordinary facility, created for serious study, deliberation and the development of great ideas. Learn More

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HeinOnline: New Databases
July 13, 2020
You may have noticed that the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library is providing access to several new HeinOnline databases. Take some time to explore the following: 
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Looking Beyond Legal Databases: Resources for Interdisciplinary Research
July 6, 2020
There will be many times when legal research may involve looking beyond what can be found in the traditional legal databases that are available through the online library of the Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library.   
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Selecting a Research Topic: Using Library Resources to Identify the Perfect Subject
June 29, 2020
It can be difficult to decide on a topic for a law review article, a final paper for a class, or any other type of research piece. Before digging through the law library’s resources to find a subject, take some time to reflect on the following listed here. 
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