Monday, April 20, 2009

Library Monthly Survey

Congratulations to student Lisa Brockington, the winner of a $5.00 Starbucks giftcard. Lisa won the giftcard by completing the Library's Monthly Survey for March.
To be eligible to win a $5.00 giftcard, you must complete the Library's monthly poll which can be accessed from the Library's webpage.

Library Extended Hours

The Gould Law Library will be open as a study hall around the clock through Wednesday, May 20, except for Friday afternoon-Saturday evening. The Library will close Friday afternoons at 5:00 pm (in observance of the Jewish Sabbath), but will reopen Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm. Except for that closing period, the Library will remain open 24 hours a day. Students using the Library after midnight will be asked to sign in at the security desk. There will be no Library services available during the overnight period.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Legal Blogs

Interested in searching for or reading blogs on legal topics?

The Library of Congress has compiled an online collection of legal blogs which can be searched by keyword, subject, name or title. This online collection covers legal topics such as: antitrust; civil procedure; constitutional law; criminal law; family law; intellectual property; legal ethics and tax.

Nassau Academy of Law Moot Court Competition

Today's New York Law Journal reported that a team of Touro Law Center students won the Nassau Academy of Law Moot Court Competition. This was Touro's third straight victory at this competition.
Congratulations to the Touro team of Jessica Mannix, Scott B. MacLagan and coach Catherine Reyes on their success!

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Library Surveys and Starbucks Giftcard

In order to better serve the Touro community and to gather greater user feedback, each month the Library will be posting a short poll. Please take a few moments to complete February’s survey located on the Library’s webpage at in the column labeled About the Gould Law Library.

If you complete the survey, you will be entered into a drawing to win a $5 Starbucks giftcard.

Monday, April 6, 2009

New CALI Lessons

CALI (The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction)has just posted new lessons on its website. The new lessons are in the following areas of law: Contracts, Constitutional Law, Criminal Procedure, Legal Research, Professional Responsibility and Real Estate Law.

Friday, April 3, 2009

Westlaw and Lexis Summer Access

Both Lexis and Westlaw limit students’ access to these databases during the summer. However, access may be extended during the summer months for students who are: taking summer courses; working as research assistants for professors; conducting research for law review or moot court; or involved in a non-profit organization. To extend a Westlaw password please go to: For Lexis, go to: Once logged on, both databases have banners on their homepages advertising summer access registration.