Introduction to Library Resources Marylin J. Raisch, Associate Law Librarian for International and Foreign Law [email protected] [email protected] and featuring your portal to academic success: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/ What We Offer: Services and Resources To be used for… • Preparing for Class • Preparing for Exams • Researching Papers And you can start everything at the library’s own web page… It’s the law school’s web address, but with /library/added at the end. Bookmark us now! Forgot to bookmark? Just go to Library link on the law school page! New Students’ Page: Under Student Resources at the library’s web page- essentials for now. Preparing for Classes: Resources • Hornbooks, Nutshells, Treatises: Treatise finder: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/research/treatisefinders/index.cfm • Course Reserves: physically only at the Williams location; virtually at http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/students/index.cfm by course or by professor’s name; scroll down at this page until you see Our search box searches what the library has for you, both books in print and databases we buy. But NOT ALL the contests of Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg; for that you need to register the passwords you received in your email prior to your arrival or recently! Preparing for Exams • Past Exams! May I please see what kinds of questions law professors ask here? • Of course! Under Student Resources at the Library Home Page, go to https://apps.law.georgetown.edu/system/login.cf m?rp=/exams-archive/ to enter your netID and password … Watch this: http://screencast.com/t/tU6oDwAd6JK http://screencast.com/t/tU6oDwAd6JK Researching Papers • Library Resources on-line: Stay with the Student Resources page: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/students/index.cfm • Tutorials: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/research/tutorials/index.cfm • NEW! Tutorial on using Zotero citation manager, prepared by Instructional Services Librarian Jill Smith – access the set of guides at http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/research/tutorials/zotero-basics.cfm • Research Guides: http://guides.ll.georgetown.edu • Catalogue, Go to Library home page: http://www.law.georgetown.edu/library/ Our Gulliver catalogue search will soon include a ‘discovery” mode, and the results will include articles from electronic journals to which we subscribe, links to digital full texts we have captured or preserved, descriptions of books and print serials, and databases aggregating even more texts and information. There is a video tutorial on searching the catalogue- we named our catalogue GULLiver. • Due Process: The Georgetown Law Library Blog: https://blogs.commons.georgetown.edu/dueprocess/ and linked from the law library home page. New databases and services as well as other items of interest are announced here. • Plagiarism policy: Please see the appendix and definition on plagiarism in the 2015-2016 Georgetown Law Student Handbook of Academic Policies, http://www.law.georgetown.edu/campus-services/registrar/handbook/index.cfm (also in PDF) at pages 105-106. Databases= Electronic Information of All Types • Journals- listed by title of the journal • Aggregated journals exist in publisher or vendor collections; • All may be accessed through the catalogue • Ebooks- also by title from within larger collections • Videos: our Journal Finder and silent movie: steps on how to make sure see subscribed Georgetown content on Google Scholar Wait…there’s more! More help with research and study from the library- • research consultations- schedule online to get an appointment with a librarian for research help • interlibrary loan- when no Georgetown library has the book or article you need • paging requests and holds- reserve or have delivered a book from main campus or on our campus • group study room reservations- study together and compare notes. That is all for now- we have a Facebook page and a Twitter feed but we offer something they don’t… But that you may need… People!!! Welcome to Georgetown and Good Luck!