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WestlawNext and LexisAdvance now available Posted on Jan 20

The Massachusetts Trial Court Law Libraries have made WestlawNext available at 15 law library locations* statewide at no charge for the user.  The new service includes databases on Massachusetts and Federal law and specialized content on bankruptcy, immigration, municipal law and social security.  Over 130 general treatise   …Continue Reading WestlawNext and LexisAdvance now available

Free and Open Law Review Articles Posted on Dec 8

Law Review Commons describes itself as the largest free collection of law review articles.  Publications are made available online through their institutions’ bepress Digital Commons repositories.  This Internet site contains over 200 law reviews and extends back to 1852.  Massachusetts law schools represented are Boston   …Continue Reading Free and Open Law Review Articles

Open Access to Law Review Articles Posted on Dec 1

In 2008, the “Durham Statement on Open Access to Legal Scholarship” was crafted by the Directors of twelve of our countries’ leading academic Law Libraries. The statement was a “call for all law schools to stop publishing their journals in print format and to rely   …Continue Reading Open Access to Law Review Articles