Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
The School of Law is a contributing member of the Legal Scholarship Network (LSN) of SSRN, a Web-based database of abstracts and full-text published and forthcoming scholarly articles in law, business, and the social sciences. For questions about SSRN, please contact your Faculty Liaison or Amy Spare.
If you have an SSRN account, you may log-in on the SSRN website: http://www.ssrn.com
BNA New Article Alerts via Email for Publications such as United States Law Week (USLW) & Criminal Law Reporter
Contact your Faculty Liaison for assistance in setting up your personal account and email preferences.
Lexis Alerts for Searches or Shepard's Westlaw Alerts for Searches or KeyCite
Both Lexis and Westlaw allow researchers to save queries to be run automatically on a regular schedule. For help setting up Lexis or Westlaw alerts, contact your Faculty Liaison or Amy Spare.
Current Index to Legal Periodicals (SmartCILP)
The Law Library is a subscriber to SmartCILP, a weekly electronic law review table of contents service that provides automated personalized e-mail delivery of CILP. After setting up a SmartCILP profile, subscribers receive an e-mail message each week that focuses only on the subject headings and journals they selected. This e-mail message is clearly marked as "SmartCILP" to allow easy identification and review of results.
Contact your Faculty Liaison or Amy Spare to obtain the account code and access instructions.
Chronicle of Higher Education
The Chronicle of Higher Education offers free electronic access to most articles. You can create a free account on the Chronicle's website.
You may have journals, periodicals and legal newspapers routed to you as they are received by the Law Library. If you know which periodicals you would like to have routed to you, simply contact Steve Elkins or Amy Spare to have your name added to the routing list for a periodical. If you would like help in identifying publications that address your research interests, please contact your Faculty Liaison or Amy Spare.
Table of Contents Routing
Approximately every two weeks, the Law Library routes three copies of the table of contents for recently received law journals and serials. To request the complete issue of a journal or a photocopy of a particular article, contact Mary Cornelius or your Faculty Liaison.
Monthly Acquisitions List
The Law Library’s monthly acquisitions list of new books, treatises and government publications is emailed to every member of the faculty as a Microsoft Word-formatted attachment. A request sheet with item numbers is included on the last page of the list of new acquisitions. You may print this page, circle your selections, and return it to Regina Kozul. You may also email your selection numbers to Regina Kozul. The monthly acquisitions can also be reviewed from the Law Library’s online catalog.