New on Hein Online: UNC Press Law Publications

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • October 4, 2016

This unique collection contains more than 100 titles from the internationally acclaimed University of North Carolina Press. These UNC Press publications cover a variety of timely topics and include both current and historical titles. These books can also be found …

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Print Not Dead

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • September 25, 2015

Yes, I am a Virtual Cat, but I still love curling up with (or on) a good print book.  No need to worry about the blue light keeping me awake.  Thankfully, according to the NY Times, print books are …

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Combating Book Theft in Medieval Times

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 10, 2015

You keep your eye on your iPhone nor do you leave your car running when you dash into a Starbuck’s to order coffee.  In medieval times the value of a book was nearer that of your car than your smart …

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New Book: The Soul of the Law

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • June 8, 2014

The Soul of the Law by Benjamin Sells is a new addition to the Law Library collection.  This book examines the issues that lawyers face in practice and provides ideas for bringing balance.  The contents of the book include several …

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New Book: The Legal Side of Blogging

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 27, 2014

The Legal Side of Blogging by Ruth Carter, published by the ABA Law Practice Division, examines legal issues that may arise from publishing a blog.  It is written by a blogger for other bloggers and covers such topics as: copyright, …

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New Book: Twitter for Lawyers

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • May 13, 2014

Twitter in One Hour For Lawyers by Jared Correia (KF320 .I57 C67) focuses on the difficult task of making social media appropriate and profitable for a lawyer.  From how to optimize your profile to maintaining professional and interesting communication with …

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New Book: The Little Book of Fitness Law

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • April 22, 2014

The Little Book of Fitness Law is a short, but interesting read through some of the most significant cases in fitness law.

Do you want to know more about the Sports Drink Wars? Read through the chapter on Sands, Taylor …

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Are You Social Reading?

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • July 23, 2013

“The term “social reading” can mean different things depending on its context. Social reading can be the kind of work that happens in a literature class where a group of participants all read the same novel (or short story or …

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Print Books Are Still Loved By Library Patrons

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • January 23, 2013

Ernster loves knowledge and all the ways to get it, whether online or print.  As e-readers and e-books increase in popularity and sales, however, many libraries are caught between moving to the future and preserving the past. 

“While many patrons …

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New Book Spotlight

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 6, 2012

I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy by Lori Andrews 

Lori Andrews tackles a dificult and controversial topic in her new book.  Before …

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