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Library Q&A: How do I access online journals?

Q: Patrons frequently ask us how to access online journals, such as Consumer Reports. A: While there is no one single method that works every time to find online access to a journal, one of the first questions we need to answer is a simple one: who is the patron? A University of Missouri student, faculty, or staff member will have…

Professor Demetria Frank to Present Mizzou Law One Read Keynote Address

On October 19, Professor Demetria Frank, assistant professor at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law, will present the 2018 keynote address for the One Read program. Mizzou Law chose The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander as this year’s book. The keynote will be from 12:30-2:30 pm at Hulston…

Professor Diamond Writes and Comments on Legal Technology Issues

In a magazine piece titled “Let’s Teach our Students Legal Technology… But What Should We Include” 23 AALLSpectrum 23 (September/October 2018), co-author Professor Randy Diamond emphasizes electronic discovery challenges and competencies. “Electronically stored information (ESI), already ubiquitous in emails, texts, productivity software, databases, social media, video, phone records, digital photos and GPS, is growing exponentially with the connection of “everything”…

First Open Educational Resource Created for the Law School

Professor Amy J. Schmitz and Electronic Services Librarian Cindy Bassett have developed the University of Missouri Law School’s first Open Educational Resource in participation with the University’s Affordable & Open Education Resources Initiative. The initiative is designed to encourage faculty to create, adapt or adopt open educational resources in order to lower the cost to students of expensive textbooks. Once…

Law Students Recognized with Excellence in Research Awards

The Law Library and Advocacy & Research faculty recently announced the top finishers for the annual Excellence in Legal Research Awards. All first-year Mizzou Law students participated in a semester-long competition which included research tasks, continuing education events and a research capstone exercise. The top finishers are:     Overall Grand Champion – Greta Bax 1st Runner Up – Michael…