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How to Start Your Legal Research: Finding Secondary Sources at Beeson Law Library, Part I  
January 24, 2022
Librarians and legal research instructors alike recommend using secondary sources to begin research of a legal problem to gain the necessary background information to effectively understand a topic’s primary law and the issues surrounding it.  
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Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Using HeinOnline to Explore the Legislative History behind the Federal Holiday
January 17, 2022
Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a federal holiday which honors the life and legacy of Dr. King. The bill to celebrate Dr. King’s birthday as a national holiday was first introduced just days after his death in 1968. HeinOnline is one of the many law library resources that can be explored to gain a better understanding of the 15-year journey that the bill took in order to become law. 
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Meet the Information Desk Staff of the Law Library
January 10, 2022
The Lucille Stewart Beeson Law Library information desk staff serve as the first point of contact for most library visitors and their questions. Meet them here. 
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