The Library has services and programs to assist faculty with both scholarship and instruction.
The library provides support for faculty during all phases of writing and publication of a work of scholarship.
|Service||Who to Contact|
|Current awareness service email notification||Faculty Liaison or Nathan Robertson|
|Research projects||Faculty Liaison or Susan McCarty (for research fellows)|
|Polishing, citation formatting||Susan McCarty|
|Submission of articles (general)||Faculty Liaison|
|Submit paper to LSN Research Papers Series||Pamela Bluh|
|Submit paper to ExpressO or SSRN eSubmission||Pamela Bluh|
|Interlibrary loan and patron placed holds||Teresa White or Faculty Liaison|
*If you prefer, simply contact your faculty liaison for any library-related issue and they will work with the appropriate person or department to satisfy your request. For a complete list of staff, see the library directory.
To facilitate the generation of ideas, the library provides access to Lexis and Westlaw, in addition to many other electronic databases. Go to the expanded section on Ideas and Research for more information about these databases.
The Thurgood Marshall Law Library offers an accessible work station for students and faculty who require machine-assisted support.
E-mail notification for the tables of contents of specific journals, or about articles in specific legal and non-legal subjects can be arranged. Your faculty liaison will help you customize your requirements and select the service, or services, including: SmartCILP; Ingenta; HeinOnline eTOC; BNA email updates; Legal Scholarship Network; and Berkeley Electronic Press. We can also arrange for email notification for individual journals or monitor specific titles or subjects on your behalf.
Current Journal Issues
The latest issues of popular journals and selected new books are placed on shelves near the User Services Desk.
The library offers email alerts of many current awareness services only to faculty and staff. Visit the list of current awareness services to view the publications available for this service. To register for email alerts, please contact Nathan Robertson at email@example.com.