Foreign Law Research Guides: Globalex

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • May 24, 2016

Congratulations if you are starting a summer job or internship this month.  Many of these positions are likely to involve assignments to locate or research the law of a foreign country.  While this can sometimes be daunting, a good research …

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Remember Research Guides

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • January 22, 2016

As you start to think about research for your papers or notes, remember to check to see if someone (a librarian, very possibly) put together a research guide on your topic.  The advantage would be someone compiling excellent sources for …

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LLRX.com: Guides for Legal Research & Technology

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • September 29, 2015

Looking for focused research guides and articles on leading edge topics in law and technology? Try LLRX.com, a site with contributions by lawyer and law librarian experts on subjects ranging from “Animal Rights on the Road to Personhood” to “Researching …

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Finding Study Guides

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • September 1, 2015

In addition to CALI lessons online, you can find some great study guides and study aids–such as the Examples & Explanations series, flash cards, CD’s, and more–at the Law Library.  Many of the Library’s study aids are kept on reserve …

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1L Law Library Survival Guide: Types of Legal Materials

  • By Hofstra Law Librarians
  • August 24, 2015

1L Law Library Survival Guide:  Types of Legal Materials
 
This research guide explains the resources, both print and electronic, in a law library for a new law student. There are brief explanations of the types of legal resources that a

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Research Guide(ance)

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • September 12, 2014

In addition to our webcast video tutorials on research (see Sunday’s post), we also have online research guides on a wide variety of topics.  So, for example, you can find a guide to help you research for writing a

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Finding a Good Treatise

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • August 23, 2014

Whether you’re studying a new subject this semester or have a job or internship expecting you to work with an unfamiliar area of law, there is often nothing more helpful than a good treatise on the subject. Legal treatises present …

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Surfing the Library

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

Take a quick web tour of the Library web resources.

The Library web page looks a little different than it did last semester.  First years (and more seasoned students) – there is lots of useful information and useful tools …

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New York Statutes and Reporters Research Guide

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • March 30, 2014

Are you researching New York state statutes, codes, cases and would like to
have all the resources in one place?  Try the New York Statutes and Reporters Research Guide, this guide is designed to give you the basic sources of …

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Environmental Law & Due Diligence Research Guide

  • By webdev@hofstra.edu
  • February 23, 2014

Are you researching environmental law or due diligence and would like to have all the resources in one place?  Try the Environmental Law & Due Diligence Research Guide, this guide is designed to give you an overview of print and …

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