Category Archives: VLS History

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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So… What is Red Mass, Exactly?

by Lori Corso On August 28th, Villanova University School of Law will celebrate its annual Red Mass. This special mass is held to “invoke God’s blessing and guidance in the administration of justice” upon all who teach or study at … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Elizabeth Devlin (VLS ’76), Librarian and Associate Director of the Law Library

Elizabeth Devlin had a deep relationship with the Villanova University School of Law, both as a student and a librarian.  Born in 1926, she received her J.D. from VLS at the age of 50, quickly followed by a library degree … Continue reading

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What is the Villanova School of Law Digital Commons?

by Ben Carlson Did you know that the library has created and maintains a full-fledged archive of VLS scholarship and historical documents?  The “Villanova School of Law Digital Commons” can be found here: http://digitalcommons.law.villanova.edu/, and includes much of the scholarship and history … Continue reading

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Remembering Arthur Pulling

As you may have read, the Law Library recently named its online catalog ARTHUR in honor of Arthur Pulling, the founding director of the library at Villanova University School of Law.  But if we’re going to tell you to “ask … Continue reading

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