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Pride Month 2019 : Stonewall’s 50th Anniversary

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Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender and Queer Pride Month (LGBTQ Pride Month) is currently celebrated each year in the month of June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall uprising in Greenwich Village.  On June 28th, 1969, the Stonewall Riots (also known as the Stonewall Uprising or Stonewall Rebellion) began following a police raid on the Stonewall Inn, one of Greenwich Village, New York's best known LGBTQ clubs.  Protests and conflicts with police lasted six days and have come to be called the Stonewall riots. This site was declared a National Monument by

Summer Access to Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, and Other Library Databases

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Here is a summary of the access to databases that will be offered for students and graduates during the summer of 2019:

Westlaw

Returning Students

You may use your Westlaw account through the summer for noncommercial research, such as law school activities, research assistant assignments, work for a nonprofit, or in an unpaid internship.

Graduates

New Exhibit: "Woof, Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books"

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The University of Connecticut School of Law will be holding an opening reception of “Woof,Moo & Grr: A Carnival of Animals in Law Books",  a traveling exhibit curated by writer, filmmaker, and Rutgers Professor of Law Mark S. Weiner. 

Online Research Scheduling Now Available!

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There's a new, online option to schedule One-on-One Research Consultations with the reference librarians here at the law library.  Students can now use Calendly to self-schedule a 30 or 60 minute research consultation of your choosing. Now you can easily pick a time slot and date that fits your schedule. 

One-on-One Research Consultations are designed to provide in-depth research assistance for a given topic, provide help getting started with a research topic, or help choosing a research focus. 

Introducing Westlaw Edge

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Westlaw Edge Logo
As you are returning for the spring semester, you may notice that Westlaw has changed and is now called Westlaw Edge. The most obvious change is the background color, but there are several other differences as well. For the most part, Westlaw will work the same as it did before, but there are several additional features.