You: Student Survey
before Spring Break the Law Library solicited student opinions about
library facilities, collections and services through a survey. Nearly
200 students responded. We have already implemented a few of the
suggestions that were offered in survey responses.
The drink policy was changed (with little fanfare but many smiles).
Now, library users may bring in any cup so long as it has a lid. We
have purchased book stands which are available for checkout. The loan
period is four hours, so a student can settle in and outline a chapter
or two, all with his or her case book neatly propped up and easy to
reference. We will also be adding USB drives and umbrellas to list of
items that can be borrowed from the Law Library.
There were also a number of thought provoking suggestions that are not
so easy to implement--issues of lighting and temperature control,
varieties of seating, and hours. The HVAC system in the library annex
is scheduled to be replaced this summer, which should solve many of the
issues with temperature. We are exploring long range possibilities for
adding soft seating and expanding the study areas in the Annex;
however, any changes of this nature will take a couple of years of
planning and budget work. Finally, the library will experiment with
extended hours on Friday and Saturday nights (probably an 11pm closing
time) next Fall semester.
Thank you to everyone who participated in our survey. We appreciate
|How Can CALI Help You?
Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI) is a consortium
of law schools. CALI's primary mission is to advance legal education
through computer technology. Why is this of interest to you? Because
they produce a series of lessons http://www.cali.org/lesson
that can help you study for finals. These lessons are a great way to
test your subject understanding.
Law professors and casebook authors create the lessons using a question and
answer format. There are a number of lessons for specific casebooks http://www.cali.org/content/lessons-casebook.
have CALI disks at the Reference Desk so you can load lessons on your
computer. Better still: ask us for the password to access the lessons
|3Ls: We'll See You at a CLE
|"Don't be dismayed at goodbyes. A farewell is
necessary before you can meet again." Richard Bach
faculty and staff of the UGA Law Library want to wish the
graduating 3Ls the best of luck as you embark on your new careers.
But, the good-bye doesn't have to be forever. If you will be
the north Georgia area, we encourage you to attend our annual
Institute of Continuing Legal Education program on Internet Legal
Each spring the law librarians provide a 6 hour CLE on diverse topics
such as advanced internet searching; federal and state online
resources; business, international and investigative resources;
collaborative tools; mobile applications; using social media
effectively; and emerging technologies.
We always receive positive feedback from the audience. Some of
the comments include:
|It was very
interesting and useful beyond expectation. I will highly recommend this
to other attorneys for future classes.
speakers! Great information!
this seminar last year and am very impressed with the amount of new and
We hope to see you in our audience at a future CLE. And again, best of
luck in your future.
Acquisitions Librarian Wendy Moore
and Attorney H. Don Harper at March '11 program
|Library Extends Hours for Exams
The Law Library enters its period of extended hours for exams beginning
Friday, April 29. This means we will be open until 2a.m. every day
until May 17.
The Law Library's intersession hours commence May 18 with a 5pm close
time. We will be open 8am-5pm May 19 - May 21.
Sunday, May 22: CLOSED.
Summer School Hours
Hours for Summer School begin on Monday, May 23:
Monday - Thursday 8am - 9pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 6pm
Note: the Law Library is CLOSED for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30.
Find full hours for the Law Library at
The Miller Learning Center hours are found at
http://www.slc.uga.edu/hours/index.html. They run a twenty-four hour
schedule from April 27to May 7.
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