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Goodbye Karen!

Today we bid adieu to our long time colleague and dedicated librarian, Karen Gause.  Karen has served the law school community at Villanova for 25 years, always with a smile and a positive attitude that puts our librarians and our … Continue reading

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One Million Downloads and Counting!

Last week, the Law School’s Digital Repository reached an extremely significant milestone as we crossed the one million mark for full-text downloads of materials archived on the site.  Over the last three years, we have been gradually building up the … Continue reading

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A Gnome in the Library

This week, the Villanova University Staff Council recognized one of our law librarians who has made a lasting and extraordinary contribution to the law library and the law school community.  Many of you may not be aware that Karen Gause, … Continue reading

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Get Up, Stand Up – Standing Desks in the Library!

In response to numerous requests from library visitors over the past few months, the law library has converted some of our carrels into standing desks to keep you on your feet while studying. Currently we have two standing desks on the … Continue reading

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Advanced Legal Research Student Wins Philly Bar Association Writing Competition

by Matthew McGovern 2015 graduate Katherine Tohanczyn won the Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pursuit of Justice Legal Writing Competition with the paper she wrote for Advanced Legal Research last spring.  The Competition’s purpose is to recognize the importance of excellence … Continue reading

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The Dean Abides

This… might require some explanation: A motorcycle in the library? A coffee can? A heart attack? A white russian? What is going on in the law library these days? This photo is a submission to the AALL 2016 “Day in … Continue reading

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Resources for Researching Federal Judge Information

by Matt McGovern For anyone considering applying for a summer externship with a federal judge (which all 1Ls and 2Ls should consider!), it can really help to do some research before you write that cover letter.  Knowing more about a … Continue reading

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